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St Brendan's Speakezee Schools Event

On monday Sept 4th, St Brendan's invited us in to inspire their new 6th Form student intake as part of our outreach state schools programme. Here's what Hetty Brown, Coordinator of Gifted and Talented Scheme. 

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Broken Hearts, Shocking Kidneys and Gene Therapies to Turn Stem Cells On

In this episode, Bruce is joined again by consultant medical microbiologist, Dr Kim Jacobson to discuss three medically-related presentations in the 3-minute format. In the first talk Pouya Pour from Bristol University explains his research on using skin cells to generate new heart cells to repair heart disease. Also from Bristol is Amy Burchill who is looking at ways to treat blood pressure via electrical shocks to nerves in the kidney.

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Mapping Taxonomy of Perception, Changing Mindsets in School and Making Memories Stick

In this episode here, Bruce meets three finalists from the Bristol heats of the 3MT competition and gets to ask them follow-up questions. James Fleming originally studied taxonomy of fossils but has used this knowledge to reconstruct our understanding of the ancient visual system. Pooneh Roney is researching mindset – the notion that perseverance at certain topics depends on our attitu

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