The Royal Society, Convocation of the Fellowship Part I

The Royal Society, Convocation of the Fellowship Part I

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UCD Professor Kenneth Wolfe elected Fellow of the Royal Society

UCD Professor Kenneth Wolfe elected Fellow of the Royal Society

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Professor of Genomic Evolution, UCD School of Medicine and UCD Conway Institute, University College Dublin Founded in 1663, the Royal Society has played a part in some of the most fundamental, significant, and life-changing discoveries in scientific history. It published Isaac Newton’s Principia Mathematica, and Benjamin Franklin’s kite experiment demonstrating the electrical nature of lightning. It also backed James Cook’s journey to Tahiti, reaching Australia and New Zealand, to track the Transit of Venus. The Royal Society's motto "Nullius in verba" is taken to mean "take nobody's word for it". It is an expression of the determination of Fellows to withstand the domination of authority and to verify all statements by an appeal to facts determined by experiment. The leading scientific lights of the past four centuries can be found among the 8,000 plus Fellows elected to the Society to date. From Newton to Darwin to Einstein and beyond, pioneers and paragons in their fields are elected by their peers. Current Fellows include Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Richard Dawkins, Stephen Hawking and Tim Berners-Lee. UCD Twitter: http://twitter.com/ucddublin UCD Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/universitycollegedublin UCD Instagram: http://instagram.com/ucddublin UCD Homepage: http://www.ucd.ie
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Professor Jonathon Pines elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society

Professor Jonathon Pines elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society

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Professor Jonathon Pines, head of the division of Cancer Biology at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, has been elected as a Fellow of the prestigious Royal Society. Here, he explains why his election is such an honour for a UK scientist, details his area of research and describes the opportunities at the ICR for furthering cancer research. Read the full story: http://www.icr.ac.uk/news-archive/eminent-cancer-researchers-elected-to-royal-society-fellowship
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Science Stories - Unexpected

Science Stories - Unexpected

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We need mathematical help to tell the difference between a real discovery and the illusion of one. Fellow of the Royal Society and future President of the Royal Statistical Society, Sir David Spiegelhalter visits Dr Nicole Janz to discuss reproducibility in scientific publications.
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Royal Fellow of the Royal Society

Royal Fellow of the Royal Society

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A Royal Fellow of the Royal Society is a member of the British Royal Family who as been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.The council of the Royal Society recommends members of the Royal Family to be elected and then the existing Fellows vote by a secret ballot whether to accept them.The ballots have only a box to tick supporting the measure; those opposing have to write "no" or otherwise mark or spoil the paper.As of 2016 the Patron was Queen Elizabeth II, and Royal Fellows were: The British Monarch is always the Patron of the Royal Society, regardless of whether he/she has been previously elected a Royal Fellow. This channel is dedicated to make Wikipedia, one of the biggest knowledge databases in the world available to people with limited vision. Article available under a Creative Commons license Image source in video
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New Web site of historic documents marks Royal Society's 350th anniversary

New Web site of historic documents marks Royal Society's 350th anniversary

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(30 Nov 2009) SHOTLIST AP Television Royal Society, London, UK, 26 November 2009 1. Wide taxi as it drives past the Royal Society building 2. Close-up the Royal Society sign over the doorway 3. Wide looking up at ceiling from stairwell 4. Mid tilt down ceiling to list of Presidents of the Royal Society list on wall 5. Mid pan left painting on wall to statue in front of window 6. Close-up statue of Newton in front of window 7. SOUNDBITE (English): Lord Martin Rees, President, the Royal Society and Master of Trinity College at the University of Cambridge "We're one of the oldest academies in the world and mainly we look forward to the future because science is ever more part of our world and part of our concerns. But we are having the luxury of looking back on our past and recording some of the highlights of the work of our fellows right back to the foundation in 1660." 8. Mid close-up of busts in front of doorway 9. SOUNDBITE (English): Lord Martin Rees, President, the Royal Society and Master of Trinity College at the University of Cambridge "Science is not just for scientists, it's part of everyone's culture and also everyone needs to be involved in deciding how science should be applied, because there are all kinds of priority questions and ethical questions, and scientists themselves have no particular expertise on those, but they should engage with a very wide public and that's what we try to do in the Royal Society." 10. Wide pan right people talking, documents are placed on two tables on the left and right hand sides of the room 11. Close-up pan right documents and bust placed on the table 12. Mid portrait of Sir Isaac Newton on wall 13. Close-up of portrait of Sir Isaac Newton 14. Close-up Sir Isaac Newton document, 'Theory on light and colours (1672)' 15. SOUNDBITE (English): Keith Moore, Librarian and Curator, the Royal Society "Here we have Newton's drawing of his first reflecting telescope and this is very important for the fellows because it allowed them to improve their observation of the heavens." 16. Close-up and zoom in hand turning page of Sir Isaac Newton's document, 'Theory on light and colours (1672)' 17. SOUNDBITE (English): Keith Moore, Librarian and Curator, the Royal Society "This is where Newton takes a prism and splits white light into its constituent colours, so this is really a piece of fundamental, experimental science." 18. Close-up hand pointing to prism in Sir Isaac Newton document 19. SOUNDBITE (English): Keith Moore, Librarian and Curator, the Royal Society "Here is Benjamin Franklin's account of the Philadelphia experiment written from Philadelphia in 1752. He says in it that he's noticed the European newspapers carrying accounts of this, and he writes the Royal Society to give a true account of the experiment. He begins by telling Fellows how to construct a kite made of silk, because of course a paper kite would fall apart in a thunder storm, and then the experiment is conducted, culminating in Franklin holding his knuckle close to the key tied to the kite and the hairs on the back of his knuckle standing up, and then he realises that lightning is of an electrical nature." 19. Close-up hand turning page of Benjamin Franklin's document, 'Flying a kite in an electrical storm (1752)' SOUNDBITE (English): Keith Moore, Librarian and Curator, the Royal Society "Here we have another famous Fellow of the Royal Society, Captain James Cook, who of course explored Australia on his first voyage in the endeavour. Here he is, returning home from the Resolution voyage, one of the Resolution voyages, and detailing how he kept his crew healthy by using sauerkraut in order to prevent scurvy amongst his naval crew." 20. Mid zoom in portrait of Robert Boyle on wall You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/4cf9be52033e35d130a67665db358eb1 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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The Royal Society, Convocation of the Fellowship Part III

The Royal Society, Convocation of the Fellowship Part III

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Founding the Royal Society

Founding the Royal Society

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http://www.cosmicpolymath.com/
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Computing for the Future of the Planet - Originally given at the Royal Society

Computing for the Future of the Planet - Originally given at the Royal Society

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Google Tech Talks May, 14 2008 ABSTRACT Digital technology is becoming an indispensable and crucial component of our lives, society, and environment. A framework for computing in the context of problems facing the planet will be presented. The framework has a number of goals: an optimal digital infrastructure, sensing and optimising with a global world model, reliably predicting and reacting to our environment, and digital alternatives to physical activities. This talk will be taped. Speaker: Andy Hopper Andy Hopper is Professor of Computer Technology at the University of Cambridge and Head of the Computer Laboratory. His research interests include networking, pervasive and sentient computing, and using computers for assuring the sustainability of the planet. He is a Fellow of Corpus Christi College. Andy Hopper has pursued academic and industrial careers in parallel. In the academic career he has worked in the Computer Laboratory and the Department of Engineering at Cambridge. In the industrial career he has worked in senior roles for multinational companies and also co-founded a dozen spin-outs and start-ups, two of which floated on stock markets. He is currently chairman of RealVNC, Ubisense and Adventiq, and a director of Solarflare. Professor Hopper received the BSc degree from the University of Wales Swansea (1974) and the PhD degree from the University of Cambridge (1978). He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (1996) and of the Royal Society (2006). He was made a CBE for services to the computer industry (2007).
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Tercentenary Of The Royal Society AKA Queen At Tercentenary Of Royal Society (1960)

Tercentenary Of The Royal Society AKA Queen At Tercentenary Of Royal Society (1960)

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Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown. London MS King Gustav and Queen Louise of Sweden alight from car and are greeted. MS People standing in rain, with raincoats on and umbrellas up. MS Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, arrive. Various interior shots as procession of Fellows makes its way down aisle. Various shots as the Queen and Duke make their way to platform. LS and MS Queen speaking, congratulating the Royal Society of London for improving Natural Knowledge, the oldest scientific Society in the world, on its Tercentenary and on the fine work it does for the cause of science, and concludes by presenting a silver bell to the President as a token of her continuing interest in the work of the Society. (Nat. sound). CUs Fellows of Royal Society applauding. LS President of Royal Society makes his speech of thanks. (Nat. sound). LS King of Sweden is formally admitted into the Society. (Nat. sound). MS King signs the Charter Book. LS King of Sweden makes speech of thanks for the Royal Society making him an Honorary Fellow. (Nat. sound). Various shots as the Queen, Prince Philip, King and Queen of Sweden leave the hall. LS Royal Standard flying from roof of Albert Hall. Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 19/07/1960. FILM ID:2970.25 A VIDEO FROM BRITISH PATHÉ. EXPLORE OUR ONLINE CHANNEL, BRITISH PATHÉ TV. IT'S FULL OF GREAT DOCUMENTARIES, FASCINATING INTERVIEWS, AND CLASSIC MOVIES. http://www.britishpathe.tv/ FOR LICENSING ENQUIRIES VISIT http://www.britishpathe.com/
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Aaron Klug - Fellowship of The Royal Society (96/120)

Aaron Klug - Fellowship of The Royal Society (96/120)

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Born in Lithuania in 1926, British chemist Aaron Klug won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1982 for developments in electron microscopy and his work on complexes of nucleic acids and proteins. His long and influential career led to a knighthood in 1988. TRANSCRIPT: In 1995, you were elected the President of the Royal Society. Can you tell us how it worked? How it functioned? with relation to affecting Government policy or- Or being taken no notice of? which is the other part of the story. Well, my involvement with the Royal Society goes back quite a while. I was elected a Fellow in 1969, and of course I sat on various committees, on national committees, and on the selection committees, as they're called. Sectional committees, I should say, which are basically selection committees in different subjects. But in 1989 I was elected to Council. The Royal Society consists of the President and what are called Officers, the Biological Secretary, the Physical Secretary, the Foreign Secretary, and the Treasurer. These are the five Officers, and I was just elected an ordinary member of Council, of which there are 21, and you serve for either two years or one year, that's in the original Statutes of Charles II, so there have to be 21 at any one time. I was elected, and the way George Porter, who was then the President, decided who would stay on for the second year was simply to add up the number of meetings you had attended. If you- those who attended fewer meetings were thrown off Council and some people were glad to do it. The reason I say is 89 because in 89 the- but the Council makes the decisions and prepares- I found the work quite interesting but the major thing we were doing in 1989/1990 was global warming.
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Royal Society Industry Fellowship case study - Dr James Curran

Royal Society Industry Fellowship case study - Dr James Curran

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Dr James Curran from Keronite International Ltd talks about the research he carries out with the University of Cambridge as part of his Royal Society Industry Fellowship. The Royal Society Industry Fellowship is for academic scientists who want to work on a collaborative project with industry and scientists in industry who want to work on a collaborative project with an academic organisation.
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Wonders of Chemistry talk | The Royal Society

Wonders of Chemistry talk | The Royal Society

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An introduction to the "Wonders of Chemistry" talk at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2012, by Royal Society University Research Fellow Dr Steve Liddle and David Mills from the University of Nottingham.
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Royal Society of Edinburgh - Enterprise Fellowship Scheme

Royal Society of Edinburgh - Enterprise Fellowship Scheme

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RSE Enterprise Fellowships enable innovators and researchers to become successful entrepreneurs. With support from the BBSRC, STFC and Scottish Enterprise, awardees receive one year's funding and training to help commercialise their ideas and launch their businesses.
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Women in Science: Royal Society Fellow Dr. Brenda Milner

Women in Science: Royal Society Fellow Dr. Brenda Milner

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Dr. Milner discusses the challenges and opportunities faced by women embracing careers in science and shares her experiences. The interview was filmed following a roundtable on women in science at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
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Professor Joe Sweeney, Chair, Royal Society Industry Fellow College - University of Huddersfield

Professor Joe Sweeney, Chair, Royal Society Industry Fellow College - University of Huddersfield

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Joe Sweeney is Professor of Catalysis and Chemical Biology at the University of Huddersfield and has recently been appointed as the Chair of the Royal Society Industry Fellow College. His fields of expertise covers chemical research in both catalyzed synthesis and chemical biology. Here he talks about how the Industry Fellow College can aid academics working with industry for mutual benefit. Joe Sweeney - http://www.hud.ac.uk/ourstaff/profile/index.php?staffuid=sappjbs
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Royal Society of Canada Class of 2017 Fellows: Nick Blomley

Royal Society of Canada Class of 2017 Fellows: Nick Blomley

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Simon Fraser University geography professor Nick Blomley, of the Faculty of Environment, is one of two faculty members to be named to the Royal Society of Canada's latest class of Fellows.
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Royal Society

Royal Society

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The President, Council, and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society for science and is possibly the oldest such society still in existence.Founded in November 1660, it was granted a royal charter by King Charles II as "The Royal Society".The Society is the United Kingdom's and Commonwealth of Nations' Academy of Sciences and fulfills a number of roles; promoting science and its benefits, recognising excellence in science, supporting outstanding science, providing scientific advice for policy, fostering international and global cooperation, education and public engagement.The society is governed by its Council, which is chaired by the Society's President, according to a set of statutes and standing orders. ---Image-Copyright-and-Permission--- About the author(s): Sir Godfrey Kneller (1646–1723) Alternative names Gottfried Kneller, Birth name: Gottfried Kniller Description German painter, draughtsman, engraver and miniaturist Date of birth/death 8 August 1646 7 November 1723 Location of birth/death Lübeck London Work period between circa 1660 and circa 1723 Work location Leiden (circa 1660–1665), Rome, Venice (1672–1675), Nuremberg, Hamburg (1674–1676), London (1676–1723), France (1684–1685) Authority control VIAF: 74127041 ISNI: 0000 0000 8154 5352 ULAN: 500015875 LCCN: n82103048 NLA: 35216965 WorldCat License: Public domain Author(s): Sir Godfrey Kneller (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Godfrey_Kneller) ---Image-Copyright-and-Permission--- This channel is dedicated to make Wikipedia, one of the biggest knowledge databases in the world available to people with limited vision. Article available under a Creative Commons license Image source in video
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Royal Society of Canada Class of 2017 Fellows: John Harriss

Royal Society of Canada Class of 2017 Fellows: John Harriss

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Simon Fraser University international studies professor John Harriss, of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, is one of two faculty members to be named to the Royal Society of Canada's latest class of Fellows.
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What is the RSA?

What is the RSA?

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What on earth is the RSA, and what does it do? Everyone’s favourite hairy hand (and proud RSA Fellow!) Andrew Park explains all with his trusty black pen. Narrated by George the Poet (another Fellow!) Want to support our work and become a Fellow yourself? https://www.thersa.org/fellowship/what-is-fellowship/ Follow the RSA on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RSAEvents Like the RSA on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theRSAorg Listen to RSA podcasts: https://www.mixcloud.com/RSA/ See RSA Events behind the scenes: https://instagram.com/rsa_events/
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RuhrSec 2017: "SSH: Beyond Confidentiality and Integrity in Practice", Prof Dr. Kenny Paterson

RuhrSec 2017: "SSH: Beyond Confidentiality and Integrity in Practice", Prof Dr. Kenny Paterson

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Prof Kenneth Paterson obtained a BSc in 1990 from the University of Glasgow and a PhD from the University of London in 1993, both in Mathematics. He was then a Royal Society Fellow at Institute for Signal and Information Processing at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, from 1993 to 1994. After that, he was a Lloyd's of London Tercentenary Foundation Research Fellow at Royal Holloway, University of London from 1994 to 1996. In 1996, he joined Hewlett-Packard Laboratories Bristol, becoming a project manager in 1999. He then joined the Information Security Group at Royal Holloway in 2001, becoming a Reader in 2002 and Professor in 2004. From March 2010 to May 2015, he was an EPSRC Leadership Fellow working on a project entitled "Cryptography: Bridging Theory and Practice". In May 2015, he reverted to being a Professor of Information Security. Kenny was program chair of Eurocrypt 2011, invited speaker at Asiacrypt 2014, and currently serves as Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Cryptology. He is a co-founder of the "Real World Cryptography" workshop series. He also serves on the Executive Steering Board of the IoT Security Foundation, as co-chair of the Crypto Forum Research Group of the IRTF, and on the technical advisory board of SkyHighNetworks. His research over the last decade has mostly been in the area of Cryptography, with a strong emphasis being on the analysis of deployed cryptographic systems and the development of provably secure solutions to real-world cryptographic problems. He is a winner of an Applied Networking Research Prize from the IRTF for his work on the Lucky 13 attack on TLS; a PETS award for Outstanding Research in Privacy Enhancing Technologies for his work with Mihir Bellare and Phil Rogaway on the Security of symmetric encryption against mass surveillance published at CRYPTO 2014; and a winner of a best paper award at ACM CCS 2016, with Martin Albrecht, Jean Paul Degabriele and Torben Hansen, for their work on SSH.
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Dr. Rim Turkmani speaking at The Royal Society (Arabick Roots)

Dr. Rim Turkmani speaking at The Royal Society (Arabick Roots)

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Dr. Rim Turkmani, Research Fellow, Imperial College, curator of the FSTC-sponsored Arabick Roots exhibition speaking at The Royal Society in London on the 24th of October 2011. www.1001inventions.com www.fstc.org.uk www.muslimheritage.com
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The Dream of HG Wells - Objectivity #48

The Dream of HG Wells - Objectivity #48

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Acclaimed science (and fiction) writer H.G. Wells' dreamed of becoming a Royal Society fellow - but not all dreams come true. Brady speaks with Keith Moore, the society's head librarian. Everest Letters: https://youtu.be/Y0cGW5bcQlM Electrical Furniture: https://youtu.be/Ip-853K9bgw Films by James Hennessy and Brady Haran Royal Society website: http://bit.ly/Royal_Society The Royal Society's own YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/RoyalSociety Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ObjectivityVideos Twitter: https://twitter.com/objectivity_vid
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York University's Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada

York University's Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada

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York University celebrates four York University professors' inductions into the prestigious Royal Society of Canada.
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