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McKay Interview: Neuroscientist Dr Henry Markram (17 July 2017)

McKay Interview: Neuroscientist Dr Henry Markram (17 July 2017)

The McKay Interview

This week, Michael McKay talks to Professor Henry Markram who is the Founder of both the Blue Brain Project and Human Brain Project. His impressive academic record is extensive: • He gained hi...

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Dig It! Black Clematis (17 July 2017)

Dig It! Black Clematis (17 July 2017)

Dig It!

Travers nurseries know a good climber when they see one. Arnaud Travers is the 5th generation of his family to work with plants, and they launched a few new plants at the Salon du Vég&eac...

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The benefits of an online degree

The benefits of an online degree

ABMS - The Open University of Switzerland is a dynamic, modern university in the heart of Switzerland, with a focus upon all aspects of the management and business industry. Mark Zurcher inter...

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Ciné du Lac - outdoor cinema with a view

Ciné du Lac - outdoor cinema with a view

Mid Morning Mix

Over the summer we'll see some wonderful outdoor cinemas pop up all around the country. Ciné du Lac is certainly one of the longest events and it will become a feature of the Geneva Plag...

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Business Management degrees online with the Open University of Switzerland

Business Management degrees online with the Open University of Switzerland

Mid Morning Mix

  Studying virtually is becoming increasingly popular. Perhaps the advantages of a more flexible schedule and cheaper costs are the cause, but online learning also has a certain stigma atta...

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Dig It! Lost Gardens of Heligan & Eden project (10 July 2017)

Dig It! Lost Gardens of Heligan & Eden project (10 July 2017)

Dig It!

The holidays are here, and if you are lucky enough to be spending some of your holiday time in Cornwall, then get yourself to the Eden Project and The Lost Gardens of Heligan.    

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What's on at the UN? Intra-Syrian talks and library events

What's on at the UN? Intra-Syrian talks and library events

UN Roundup

Photo: Intra-Syrian Talks Staffan de Mistura, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria briefs the five Permanent Members of the Security Council to the United Nations during the Intra-Syrian talks...

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CERN's Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) experiment

CERN's Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) experiment

Mid Morning Mix

Photo: ATLAS Experiment © 2006 CERN   Yesterday, CERN announced the discovery of a new particle, dubbed the "charming" particle. The news was revealed at the EPS Conferenc...

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ABMS – The Open University of Switzerland

ABMS – The Open University of Switzerland

ABMS - The Open University of Switzerland is a dynamic, modern university in the heart of Switzerland, with a focus upon all aspects of the management and business industry. 

Provided by ABMS - The Open University of Switzerland

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A "charming" new particle discovered at CERN

A "charming" new particle discovered at CERN

Mid Morning Mix

Image: © CERN Daniel Dominguez Representing the new particle observed by LHCb, containing two charm quarks and one up quark.   A new particle, dubbed the &ldqu...

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You don't have to run away to join the circus

You don't have to run away to join the circus

“I do circus skills” is a guaranteed conversation starter. 

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Cinétransat and Happy City Lab - bringing people together

Cinétransat and Happy City Lab - bringing people together

Mid Morning Mix

Dan Acher is the man behind HAPPY CITY LAB; a series of projects that aim to bring people together. Check out Dan's TEDx talk on reinventing the city.  One such project is the Cin&eacut...

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WeHike - a hiking community

WeHike - a hiking community

Mid Morning Mix

Photo taken at: Faulhorn and Männlichen   WeHike is a Swiss startup, created by friends who were passionate about hiking and creating communities of like-minded people. WeHike ...

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Welcome to the fabulous Gurtenfestival!

Welcome to the fabulous Gurtenfestival!

Mid Morning Mix

Summer is the time for music in Switzerland! Gurten Festival, running from the Wednesday 12th until Saturday 15th July, will be taking place in the beautiful capital of Bern, up on the famous Gu...

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Summer open air cinemas across Switzerland

Summer open air cinemas across Switzerland

Can't make it to any summer music festivals this year? Check out all the open-air film festivals going on across the country throughout the summer.

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Gena Festival is this weekend and FREE!

Gena Festival is this weekend and FREE!

Mid Morning Mix

Gena Festival is an open air festival and 100% free, organised and run by volunteers who are passionate about putting on a great festival in Avully, in a countryside setting, just 30 mins away from...

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Celebrate July 4th with this easy watermelon cocktail!

Celebrate July 4th with this easy watermelon cocktail!

Feeling the heat? Cool down with this frozen watermelon cocktail!

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Tom Grevatt talks about the Saints Foundation coaches at Intersoccer

Tom Grevatt talks about the Saints Foundation coaches at Intersoccer

Mid Morning Mix

Tom Grevatt from the Saints Foundation; the charitable arm of the Southampton Football Club talks to us about the upcoming Saints coaches coming over to work with the football (/soccer!) enthusiast...

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What's on at the UN? UNHCR report on migration and people smuggling in Libya

What's on at the UN? UNHCR report on migration and people smuggling in Libya

UN Roundup

This week Daniel Johnson joins us, fresh out of a press conference, with news on the UNHCR's report on migration and people smuggling in Libya. He also talks about the updated situation in Cypr...

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McKay Interview: Neuroscientist & Philosopher, Professor Nayef Al-Rodhan (3 July 2017)

McKay Interview: Neuroscientist & Philosopher, Professor Nayef Al-Rodhan (3 July 2017)

The McKay Interview

Today's guest on the McKay Interview is Professor Nayef Al-Rodhan who describes himself as a Philosopher, Neuroscientist and Geostrategist. He is head of the Geopolitics and Global Futures p...

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Checking in with Santa

Checking in with Santa

The TalkTalk Breakfast Show

We're now officially closer to Christmas 2017 than we are to last year's festivities. With Christmas just under 6 months away, we thought it might be time to check in with Santa, a regular ...

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Plane Talk - Byebye birdy

Plane Talk - Byebye birdy

Plane Talk

AKA "Birds vs Planes"

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Plane Talk - What happens if I lose my passport mid-flight?

Plane Talk - What happens if I lose my passport mid-flight?

Plane Talk

What happens if a passenger was to lose their passport mid-flight or in transit? Sound ridiculous? Well Katt actually has some first-hand experience of this, but she fully admits it was a p...

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Plane Talk - What is Timatic and can I use it?

Plane Talk - What is Timatic and can I use it?

Plane Talk

Timatic is a database containing cross border passenger documentation requirements. Timatic is an abreviation for Travel Information Manual Automatic and is used by airlines to determine whether...

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