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Thursday 19th April 2018

A Cool World: the energy conundrum we are not discussing

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Professor in Cold Economy, Professor Toby Peters explains how cooling is essential to preserve food and medicine.
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Thursday 19th April 2018
Thursday 12th April 2018

What can we do about tooth decay, and will the sugar tax come to our rescue?

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Dr John Morris discusses the issue of increased tooth decay in children and questions if a sugar tax will help resolve the problem.
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Thursday 12th April 2018
Thursday 5th April 2018

Quality must be at the heart of "Universal health coverage" in maternity care

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Dr David Lissauer discusses why quality must be at the heart of 'universal health coverage' in maternity care.
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Thursday 5th April 2018
Thursday 29th March 2018

What happened next? Stories of the resurrection

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Dr Hugh Houghton discusses his research on The Codex Sinaiticus – which is the earliest surviving manuscript of the whole of the Greek New Testament, produced around the end of the fourth century.The Codex Sinaiticus Project is an international collaboration to reunite the entire manuscript in digital form and make it accessible to a global audience for the first time. Drawing on the expertise of leading scholars, conservators and curators, the Project gives everyone the opportunity to connect directly with this famous manuscript.
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Thursday 29th March 2018
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