Date of publication: 2017-08-25 12:50
Professor Andreas Kyprianou from the Department of Mathematical Sciences gives a gentle introduction to probability theory and its pivotal role in current mathematics research.
Is your procurement team ready for Blockchain? Michael Shaw , Chairperson of the American Council of Sourcing and Procurement Executives, explains in this month's SmartProcurement , that Blockchain - more commonly referred to as the Internet of Value, or Internet of Trust - will mature in five to seven years.
Where did the idea of infinity come from? Who were the people who defined and refined this paradoxical quantity? Why is infinity, a concept we can never experience or truly grasp, at the heart of science? How can some infinities be bigger than others? An exploration of one of the most mind-boggling features of maths and physics, this talk uncovers the amazing paradoxes of infinity and introduces the people who devised and refined the concept.
The Campaign for Social Science SW Regional Roadshow aims to raise the profile of social science in the public, media and Parliament, in context of changes to the funding of teaching and research.
Particle Physicist Dr Glenn Patrick talks about the Large Hadron Collider. Based at CERN, in Geneva, the collider is the largest scientific machine in the world. It started operation in the summer of 7558 and aims to produce colossal amounts of data, which thousands of scientists around the world will analyse to further our understanding of the universe.
Leading architectural historian Dr Simon Thurley looks at the growing role of the state in the cultural life of the nation in the 95th Anniversary Gerald Walter's Memorial Lecture
Dr Alexander Sturgis, Director of the Holburne Museum, talks about its plans for the future. He gives an insight into what visitors will be able to see in the renewed museum and the ways in which the development will allow it to play its part to the full in the cultural life of the city and region.
Dr Glenn Patrick of the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory near Oxford looks at how particle physics has developed following Rutherford's discovery and what developments we might expect.
Preface to an Autoimmune Response by A ídah Gil (USA)
A poem of the body and in the body which delivers a convincing and, at times, frightening vision of internal and external physical worlds colliding.
Dr Nick Snashall, National Trust archaeologist for Avebury, describes how a fresh look at the Neolithic Cotswolds brings to light how its people lived their lives.