Tips for Speed Reading
This video provides tips for learning to read faster while retaining important information. Suggestions are given for breaking the habits of reading word-per-word, pronouncing each word silently, and regression, in order to improve speed and comprehension. ( 3:37)
John Wilkes Booth Wanted Poster
Five days after Abraham Lincoln was fatally shot, authorities distributed posters promising a large reward for the capture of his assassin: John Wilkes Booth. In this video clip, see the Wanted poster of Lincoln’s assassin. (2:38)
Creativity in the face of crisis - How great entrepreneurs rise from recessions - David Rogers
David Rogers talks about how entrepreneurs use innovation and creativity to survive and thrive in hard times.
Understanding stem cells, benefits for all? - Melanie Welham
Professor Melanie Welham from the University of Bath's Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology talks about the benefits of stem cells.
Rediscovering the common wealth - Geof Wood
Professor Geof Wood of the University of Bath investigates our human motivations for sustainable behaviour beyond our own immediate interest.
Academics and public policy: a new alignment? - Janet Finch
Professor Dame Janet Finch talks about how academia and government can work together.
Work after globalisation - Guy Standing
Professor Guy Standing from the University of Bath talks about work after globalisation.
Pain science: discovering the limits of experience - Lindsey Cohen, Candy McCabe, Lance McCracken, E
Members of the new Bath Centre for Pain Research celebrate its launch. The lecture is introduced by Professor Chris Eccleston, the centre's director, and includes an address by Dr Lindsey Cohen and talks by Dr Lance McCracken, Dr Candy McCabe and Dr Ed Keogh.
The psychology of habit - Bas Verplanken
Professor Bas Verplanken from the University of Bath talks about the psychology of habit and how much of what we do is done at the same time in the same location.
At the court of the great moghul - Nicholas Fogg
Nicholas Fogg describes life at the Court of the Great Moghul, his campaigns, his foibles and his lasting impact on the history of India.
Bio-technology in Africa - Florence Wambugu
Florence Muringi Wambugu talks about the contribution of bio-technology, including GM crops, for improving the sustainable livelihoods of resource poor families in Africa.
How to amaze your friends - Chris Budd
Professor Chris Budd from the University of Bath takes mathematics into the dark territory of murder, suicide, love, sex and conquest.
Greco-mania: an exploration of this cultural craze
Photographer and writer Roger Vlitos talks about Greco-mania
The science of sports performance and injury prevention
Dr James Bilzon discusses sports science research
Professor Jane Millar introduces a showcase public lecture exploring three outstanding projects that highlight the research progress achieved through academia and industry collaboration.
Research in the World
The President of the Child Poverty Action Group, Baroness Ruth Lister, gives an insight into poverty research in the UK.
Public Libraries Past present and future
University of Bath librarian Howard Nicholson provides an outline of the history of public libraries.
Urban Peregrines Baths very own speed hunters
Learning officer for the Bristol Dinosaur Project Ed Drewitt reveals another side to Peregrines, not only as majestic, aerial hunters but as opportunistic falcons living often nomadic lives.
Founders' Day Lecture
Lord Rees of Ludlow talks about the history of the universe.
The Taming of Dowally Burn
A run-of-the-river hydro-electric scheme in a beautiful landscape.