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Thursday 9th August 2018

Regulating 'the Daily Me' – alcohol regulation in an age of social media

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Professor of Marketing, Isabelle Szmigin discusses the impact of advertising alcohol on social media platforms.
Date:
Thursday 9th August 2018
Friday 3rd August 2018

The rise of the machines…

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Specialist Registrar in General Surgery at the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Mr Richard Laing discusses how machine perfusion could be used to increase the number of available viable livers for transplantation.
Date:
Friday 3rd August 2018
Thursday 26th July 2018

Reflecting the human condition via the means of the automaton: 'The Marvellous Mechanical Museum'

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Senior Lecturer, Dr Caroline Radcliffe discusses the Marvellous Mechanical Museum exhibition and how it has brought together important historical and contemporary creations that demonstrate the development of automata.
Date:
Thursday 26th July 2018
Friday 20th July 2018

Promotion of the Daily Mile as part of the national strategy to halve childhood obesity rates – common sense or science?

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Professor Peymané Adab and Dr Emma Frew discuss the promotion of the 'Daily Mile' as part of the national strategy to halve childhood obesity rates.
Date:
Friday 20th July 2018
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