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Life - A festival of health, from head to toe

Life - A festival of health, from head to toe

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Wellcome Trust Lecture: The Value of Citizen Science

Anyone with an interest in science can get involved in biomedicine research. Wellcome Trust fellow Erinma Ochu talks about why citizen science matters.

45mins

20 Aug 2014

Rank #1

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Hospital Death Rates: Avoidable Deaths Or Zombie Statistics?

How are hospital death rates calculated? And do they really reflect the quality of hospital care? Presented by Professor Steve Goodacre from the School of Health & Related Research (ScHARR).

33mins

20 Aug 2014

Rank #2

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Maintaining Connections: Fighting Dementia

What’s the science behind a healthy brain? And how can you help prevent dementia during old age. Presented by Professor Annalena Venneri from the Medical School.

36mins

20 Aug 2014

Rank #3

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Dr Dawn Harper from Embarrasing Bodies - In Conversation with Dr Allan Pacey

A fascinating insight into the medical world of Dr Dawn, a leading presenter on Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies. Dr Allan Pacey, Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield and Head of Andrology for Sheffield Teaching Hospitals talks to Dawn about a wide range of topics including her TV show, life as a practicing GP and working in the media.

37mins

20 Aug 2014

Rank #4

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An Audience with Dr Dawn Harper from Embarrassing Bodies - Introduction

Dr Dawn Harper, a leading presenter on Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies describes some highlights from the TV series. Dawn is introduced by Dr Allan Pacey, Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield and Head of Andrology for Sheffield Teaching Hospitals.

7mins

20 Aug 2014

Rank #5

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Pure, White and Deadly: Is Sugar a Bigger Threat Than Heroin?

Experts are calling for a tax on ‘addictive’ sugar and WHO wants us to half our sugar intake. We’ll present the case for regulation of this deadly white powder. Presented by John Mooney from the School of Health & Related Research (ScHARR).

30mins

20 Aug 2014

Rank #6

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Dr Dawn Harper from Embarrassing Bodies - Questions from the Audience

Dr Dawn Harper from Embarrassing Bodies answers questions from the audience.

16mins

20 Aug 2014

Rank #7

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An Introduction to Life from Dr Allan Pacey

Dr Allan Pacey, Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield and Head of Andrology for Sheffield Teaching Hospitals introduces the Life Festival, and describes some of the events on offer.

9mins

20 Aug 2014

Rank #8

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Life - A festival of health from head to toe - introduction

An introduction to the Life Festival, featuring contributions from researchers, festival organisers and visitors. 'Life: A festival of health, from head to toe' was a week long celebration of the work that the University of Sheffield's medicine, dentistry and health researchers are doing to improve people's lives. The festival attracted 2300 people, and over 40 academics and researchers contributed to the 42 events that took place during the Life Festival. Music is Daydream Heartbeat by Poddington Bear, CC BY NC-3.0 licence.

2mins

20 Aug 2014

Rank #9