Knowledge Centre Tête-à-Tête Series
by University of Warwick
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The Knowledge Centre is a major initiative from the University which aims to ensure the University of Warwick continues as a primary source of knowledge and learning online. Academics from across the University often bring different perspectives on the same subjects. We have brought those academics together for "Tête-à-Tête" - a video series tackling cross-disciplinary ideas.
|1||VideoTechnology and the Historian||Professor Mark Knights and Dr Sarah Richardson from the Department of History discuss how technology can help a modern historian to make their research processes more effective.||29 11 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoThe Special Relationship||Prof Graham Wilson, Chair of the Dept of Political Science at Boston University in conversation with Prof Wyn Grant from the Dept of Politics & International Studies at the University of Warwick discussing the US and UK's "special relationship".||3 10 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoIn the Mix: Science and the Arts||Jonathan Herron, Institute for Advanced Teaching and Learning and Professor Peter Sadler, Department of Chemistry discuss their ongoing collaboration project which aims to inspire chemistry students through creative learning and performance.||20 9 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||VideoStudying the Theatre: A Warwick Perspective||Dr Margaret Shewring and Dr Tim White from the School of Theatre Studies discuss how teaching this subject has changed over the years in order to adapt to the ever-evolving theatre industry.||13 9 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||VideoThe Search for a Sustainable Energy Solution||Dr Andrew Clark from the Department of Chemistry and Dr Kerry Kirwan from WMG discuss sustainable energy and the problems encountered in finding a solution||5 9 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|6||VideoPolymer Chemistry in the 21st century||Professor David Haddleton of the University of Warwick and Honorary Graduate and Nobel Prize winner Professor Robert Grubbs of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) Discuss the advancements in Polymer Technology in the 21st century.||22 8 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|7||VideoShakespeare and Neuroscience||Prof Carol Rutter from the Capital Centre & Prof Nick Dale from Warwick Medical School discuss how knowledge of neurology is evident in Shakespeare's characters & plays.||22 8 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|8||VideoClassics in today's society||Dr Peter Pormann and Dr Maude Vanhaelen from the Dept of Classics and Ancient Studies discuss how classical tradition & culture is relevant in today's society.||22 8 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|9||VideoEnd of Life Care||Dr Rodger Charlton from Warwick Medical School and Dr Chris Andry from Boston University discuss the education of doctors in the field of end of life care.||3 8 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|10||VideoEnvironmentally friendly Vehicles and Society||Dr Paul Jennings, Experiential Engineering and Hybrid Vehicles at WMG and John O'Connor, Project Director at WMG discuss environmentally friendly vehicles and their role in society.||27 7 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|11||VideoRobots and Humans||Professor Vinesh Raja from WMG and Dr Ken Young WIMRC discuss the future of robotics in the healthcare industry.||14 7 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|12||VideoModes of Learning: Is the Lecture Theatre Dead?||Dr Nick Monk, Research Fellow at the CAPITAL Centre and Robert O'Toole an e-learning specialist discuss open space learning and whether traditional teaching methods still work.||14 7 2010||Free||View In iTunes|