In this episode of R.Science, we hear highlights of Professor Brian Cox’s lecture that packed the Royal Society to the rafters earlier this year. We also find out how you could monitor Parkinson’s disease over the phone and celebrate 50 years of science funding with the Wolfson Foundation. Rosalind Franklin’s sister will discuss some personal memories of the celebrated scientist and we delve into the science and politics of Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels.
00:34 Extracts from the Faraday Prize Lecture, by Professor Brian Cox
07:17 Dr Max Little and Dr Mark Ungless ask “Should we monitor Parkinson’s over the phone?”
11:13 The Royal Society and the Wolfson Foundation celebrate 50 years of funding science
13:37 Dr Greg Lynall explores the satire of science in Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels
17:22 Dr Jenifer Glyn discusses her book, “My sister Rosalind Frankin”
19:13 Dr Max Little answers, Why Science?