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1:50 pm CODI 2017: In Praise of Useless Languages @ New Town Theatre
CODI 2017: In Praise of Useless Languages @ New Town Theatre
Aug 14 @ 1:50 pm – 2:50 pm
CODI 2017: In Praise of Useless Languages @ New Town Theatre | Scotland | United Kingdom
We often hear people classify languages as ‘useful’ or ‘useless’ depending on how many people currently use them. However, is the value of a language determined solely by the political or economic power associated with …
8:20 pm CODI 2017: Fitness to Witness @ New Town Theatre
CODI 2017: Fitness to Witness @ New Town Theatre
Aug 14 @ 8:20 pm – 9:20 pm
CODI 2017: Fitness to Witness @ New Town Theatre | Scotland | United Kingdom
The majority of innocent people in prison are there because of another innocent person – a well-meaning eyewitness. Many factors can contribute to an eyewitness misidentification, yet jurors (the public!) remain largely unaware of these. …
1:50 pm CODI 2017: What Keeps You Sharp? @ New Town Theatre
CODI 2017: What Keeps You Sharp? @ New Town Theatre
Aug 15 @ 1:50 pm – 2:50 pm
CODI 2017: What Keeps You Sharp? @ New Town Theatre | Scotland | United Kingdom
Isn’t the expression ‘having a senior moment’ awful? Yet people often think of changes in their mental skills with age in terms of decline. While some people do experience these changes, others do not. So …
8:20 pm CODI 2017: Can Recipes Help Gender Equality? @ New Town Theatre
CODI 2017: Can Recipes Help Gender Equality? @ New Town Theatre
Aug 15 @ 8:20 pm – 9:20 pm
CODI 2017: Can Recipes Help Gender Equality? @ New Town Theatre | Scotland | United Kingdom
The University of Edinburgh is trying to improve the position of women in higher education – with recipes. University academic Daphne Loads is questioning whether this is a good idea. Can a symbol of domesticity …
1:50 pm CODI 2017: No Copyright, No Problem? @ New Town Theatre
CODI 2017: No Copyright, No Problem? @ New Town Theatre
Aug 16 @ 1:50 pm – 2:50 pm
CODI 2017: No Copyright, No Problem? @ New Town Theatre | Scotland | United Kingdom
Is copyright necessary? Does it hinder or does it help? What would happen if there was no copyright?  Without it, who benefits and who loses out? Is copyright just for corporations? Or does copyright also …
8:20 pm CODI 2017: Find Your Neurotribe! @ New Town Theatre
CODI 2017: Find Your Neurotribe! @ New Town Theatre
Aug 16 @ 8:20 pm – 9:20 pm
CODI 2017: Find Your Neurotribe! @ New Town Theatre | Scotland | United Kingdom
This show takes place on the 16th AND 25th August If mental illness is largely defined by a deviation from a norm, where does that leave us? Psychologist Matthias Schwannauer (University of Edinburgh) has looked …
1:50 pm CODI 2017: Fitness to Witness @ New Town Theatre
CODI 2017: Fitness to Witness @ New Town Theatre
Aug 17 @ 1:50 pm – 2:50 pm
CODI 2017: Fitness to Witness @ New Town Theatre | Scotland | United Kingdom
The majority of innocent people in prison are there because of another innocent person – a well-meaning eyewitness. Many factors can contribute to an eyewitness misidentification, yet jurors (the public!) remain largely unaware of these. …
8:20 pm CODI 2017: Shiver Me Liver @ New Town Theatre
CODI 2017: Shiver Me Liver @ New Town Theatre
Aug 17 @ 8:20 pm – 9:20 pm
CODI 2017: Shiver Me Liver @ New Town Theatre | Scotland | United Kingdom
Liver disease is avoidable, silent and the third highest killer of those under 65 in the UK. Why, then, is the Government not supporting better liver screening? Do they think that only ‘alcoholics’ get it …
1:50 pm CODI 2017: Measuring Humanity @ New Town Theatre
CODI 2017: Measuring Humanity @ New Town Theatre
Aug 18 @ 1:50 pm – 2:50 pm
CODI 2017: Measuring Humanity @ New Town Theatre | Scotland | United Kingdom
Someone smart once said ‘if you can’t measure it, it doesn’t exist’ so Dr Marisa de Andrade (the University of Edinburgh) is out to Measure Humanity! Join her as she pushes academic boundaries on her mission to …
8:20 pm CODI 2017: Turn to the Darknet @ New Town Theatre
CODI 2017: Turn to the Darknet @ New Town Theatre
Aug 18 @ 8:20 pm – 9:20 pm
CODI 2017: Turn to the Darknet @ New Town Theatre | Scotland | United Kingdom
The internet presents new opportunities for being both hidden and exposed.  Intelligence agencies and various governments fret about the advantages online anonymity gives miscreants and malcontents. Libertarians and civil liberties activists point to the technically and increasingly …
1:50 pm CODI 2017: Dr Data: The answer to cancer @ New Town Theatre
CODI 2017: Dr Data: The answer to cancer @ New Town Theatre
Aug 19 @ 1:50 pm – 2:50 pm
CODI 2017: Dr Data: The answer to cancer @ New Town Theatre | Scotland | United Kingdom
Data is everywhere. From diagnosis to treatment to recovery, a patient’s cancer journey leaves a data trail. What if the answers we seek about cancer are hidden in there? It could help us refine diagnosis, …
8:20 pm CODI 2017: What Keeps You Sharp? @ New Town Theatre
CODI 2017: What Keeps You Sharp? @ New Town Theatre
Aug 19 @ 8:20 pm – 9:20 pm
CODI 2017: What Keeps You Sharp? @ New Town Theatre | Scotland | United Kingdom
Isn’t the expression ‘having a senior moment’ awful? Yet people often think of changes in their mental skills with age in terms of decline. While some people do experience these changes, others do not. So …
1:50 pm CODI 2017: Surviving the Storm @ New Town Theatre
CODI 2017: Surviving the Storm @ New Town Theatre
Aug 20 @ 1:50 pm – 2:50 pm
CODI 2017: Surviving the Storm @ New Town Theatre | Scotland | United Kingdom
Some trauma in life might be inevitable, but not many people would view it as essential. Ian Edwards (Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh) is the exception. He reckons that humans have a lot to learn from …
8:20 pm CODI 2017: The Romance Novel as High Art? @ New Town Theatre
CODI 2017: The Romance Novel as High Art? @ New Town Theatre
Aug 20 @ 8:20 pm – 9:20 pm
CODI 2017: The Romance Novel as High Art? @ New Town Theatre | Scotland | United Kingdom
Anyone can write a romance novel. Or can they? Amy Burge (University of Edinburgh) did a whole PhD on romance novels (yes, you can do that) and reckons there’s more to them than you think. …