Lunch hour lectures repository Spring 2011
- Who enjoys shopping in Ikea?
- Building scientific models with computers
- Stabilising the global population: Where next for the Millennium Development Goals for health and nutrition?
- Lisbon, 1939-45: the untold story of Portugal and the Jewish refugees
- Homophobia: a global phenomenon
- Landing on a planet at 600 miles per hour
- From prehistory to the London blitz: foreshore archaeology and a rising river
- Sex education via the media: promises and pitfalls
- Will robots take over the world?
- The origins of the ‘ndrangheta of Calabria: Italy’s most powerful mafia
- Genetic testing in the 21st century: Should we screen the human embryonic genome before implantation?
- Sex, Drugs, the Internet and Juries
- Should the brain be left to neuroscientists?
- Great 2 meet u IRL :-) Twitter and digital identity
- Would you give your right arm to protect your heart?
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Building scientific models with computers
26 January 2011
20 January 2011
Professor Richard Catlow (UCL Chemistry)
building is one of the oldest scientific activities and is essential for
allowing us to understand the complex reality of nature. Modern computers have
allowed scientists to develop models of unprecedented accuracy and detail, and
this lecture will explore and illustrate some aspects of the contemporary
field, using examples ranging from cosmology and geosciences to engineering and
This lecture marks 2011 as the International Year of Chemistry.
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