We speak to Kerry McCarthy MP and punk historian John Robb about Pussy Riot, examine an intriguing new study linking brain damage to criminal behaviour, consider votes for 16 year olds and look at the history of the Nobel Prize. We also find out about the new Science Grrl Calendar!
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Pussy Riot Update (3:22) by James O’Malley (ft Kerry McCarthy MP & John Robb) Brain Damage & Criminality (26:34) by Dean Burnett Votes at 16 (36:48) by Cory Hazlehurst Nobel History (45:02) by Kash Farooq (ft Simon Frantz) Science Grrl Calendar (55:48) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Heather Williams) The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two
CineSci6 is a series of events at Clapham Picture House exploring the science behind some classic films by first screening the film, and then having the science writer Simon Frantz discuss the film with an expert. You can find out more about how to attend the events on the Science in the Pub website.
In this 6th podcast, Simon Frantz discusses Christopher Nolan’s 2000 film Memento. He is joined by Guardian neuroscience blogger Mo Costandi and Hugo Spiers, who researches spatial cognition, memory and goal-directed behaviour at UCL.
CineSci6 is a series of events at Clapham Picture House exploring the science behind some classic films by first screening the film, and then having the science writer Simon Frantz discuss the film with an expert. You can find out more about how to attend the events on the Science in the Pub website (the next film on February 12th is Memento!).
In this edition Simon Frantz speaks to Justin Hancock, trainer and consultant at Bish Training, a sex and relationships website for teenagers, about the 1985 film Weird Science.
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Royal Society One Culture Festival by James O’Malley & Liz Lutgendorff (ft Sir Paul Nurse, Ian Stewart, Sunetra Gupta & Uta Frith) 80mph Speed Limits by Adam Jacobs Non-Prophet Week by James O’Malley (ft Mike Paynter) Kim Howells Interview by Blakeley Nixon Nobel Prize Faff by James O’Malley & Liz Lutgendorff (ft Simon Frantz) Science Is Vital’s Report by James O’Malley (ft Jenny Rohn) Localism Bill & Referendums by Cory Hazlehurst The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy, Brian Two and Steve Clark
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