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15:33, Tue 23 Mar 2010
Research led by the University of Warwick has found a way to use doughnut shaped by-products of quantum dots to slow and even freeze light, opening up a wide range of possibilities from reliable and effective light based computing to the possibility of "slow glass".
(MP4 format, 14:03, 76 MB
12:07, Wed 17 Mar 2010
Rob Carpenter (TNS Magasin) presents on the high tech methods used by TNS Magasin, a pioneer in the field of shopper behavioural research. One of a range of research techniques demonstrated included "eye tracking". Eye Tracking utilises an infra-red beam, shone into the back of the retina to track the wearer's eye movements and fixations, offering far superior data on shoppers' attention than cameras that merely record field-of-view. Marketers can benefit from analysing exactly what the eye is drawn to on shelves, packaging and at point of sale.
(MP4 format, 16:21, 88 MB
12:06, Wed 17 Mar 2010
Professor Paul Jennings, WMG presents on the neuroscientific research his Experiential Engineering team undertake to analyse the end users experience of products within key public sectors. The automotive industry, looking at sound quality in vehicles including hybrids, public places, Civic Engineering, looking at city centre design and the quality of public environments and the newer area of Healthcare looking at improving the experience within hospitals and care homes.
(MP4 format, 21:10, 114 MB
11:38, Wed 17 Mar 2010
Professor Gemma Calvert, Chair of Applied Neuroimaging presents on the methods and technology that is enabling science to help marketers eliminate much of the risk in new product development. Demonstrating the potential to accurately predict and steer success in branding, advertising and packaging. Neuroimaging is about mapping brain responses to multi-sensory stimuli. It is one of the powerful neurosciences that are just about to revolutionize the way we market.
(MP4 format, 20:53, 113 MB
15:05, Thu 18 Feb 2010
During a visit to the university to present a lecture, David Willetts MP, Shadow Minister for Universities and Skills, spoke to Peter Dunn about his new book "The Pinch: How the baby boomers took their children's future - and why they should give it back" which looks at intergenerational relations in Britain and argues that the baby boomer generation born between 1945 and 1965 have thrived at the expense of their children.
(MP3 format, 20:37, 19 MB
10:24, Wed 27 Jan 2010
Afghan social activist Wazhma Frogh discusses women's rights and the future of her country
(MP3 format, 23:53, 22 MB
14:41, Thu 14 Jan 2010
Warwick's Professor Wyn Grant and Boston University's Professor Graham Wilson discuss Politics and the Financial Crisis along with the research collaboration and partnership between the two institutions.
(MP3 format, 12:36, 12 MB
16:50, Tue 12 Jan 2010
In the year of a General Election, Professor Wyn Grant from the Department of Politics and International Studies discusses the complexities of UK election politics
(MP3 format, 15:16, 14 MB
21:21, Mon 14 Dec 2009
Historian Professor Bernard Capp reveals how a ban on Christmas sparked a second Civil War in England
(MP3 format, 11:24, 10 MB
14:23, Thu 26 Nov 2009
The University of Warwick announces a new international medical poetry prize to be judged by poet Dannie Abse, NHS Medical Director Sir Bruce Keogh and broadcaster and James Naughtie
(MP3 format, 22:10, 20 MB
10:22, Tue 17 Nov 2009
Professor of Developmental Psychology Dieter Wolke discusses his research into bullying to mark Anti-bullying Week
(MP3 format, 18:18, 17 MB
11:07, Tue 6 Oct 2009
Dr Angie Hobbs discusses her new role as the first ever UK Senior Fellow in the Public Understanding of Philosophy, charged with bringing philosophy to as wide an audience as possible in Britain and beyond.
(MP3 format, 15:04, 14 MB
15:57, Fri 16 Oct 2009
Theatre researcher Tony Howard discusses what the newly-released MI5 archives reveal about American actor Sam Wanamaker
(MP3 format, 19:44, 18 MB
10:55, Tue 21 Jul 2009
The former trade unionist and pensions campaigner speaks ahead of receiving his honorary Doctor of Laws.
(MP3 format, 10:59, 10 MB
17:06, Mon 20 Jul 2009
Val Gooding, non-executive director to the BBC's executive board, speaks to the University ahead of receiving her honorary degree.
(MP3 format, 8:42, 8.0 MB
15:48, Mon 20 Jul 2009
Professor Joseph Roach of Yale University, lead of the World Performance Project, who receives an honorary Doctor of Letters.
(MP3 format, 16:25, 15 MB
14:45, Thu 16 Jul 2009
Ms Brenda King, Chief Executive of ACDiversity, speaks to the University ahead of receiving her Honorary Degree.
(MP3 format, 9:21, 8.6 MB
16:13, Wed 17 Jun 2009
Cambridge Professor, David MacKay, talks about what is required for the UK to be self sufficient on renewable energy.
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(MP4 format, 55:43, 287 MB
16:43, Mon 1 Jun 2009
Professor Erica Carter and Christina Achinger of the German Studies department speak to IAS visiting fellow, Geoff Eley (University of Michigan) about interdisciplinarity.
(MP3 format, 44:49, 41 MB
16:05, Thu 7 May 2009
A Politics and International Studies department debate on IPE with Mark Blyth, Shirin M Rai, Dr Matthew Watson and Dr Jeffrey Chwieroth.
(MP3 format, 62:30, 57 MB