Saint Stephen’s + Maths Pathway

– It’s kind of more individual, you don’t need to catch up with anyone. – You are catering to every single child in your class. (bright music) My name is Jane Couche and I teach at Saint Stephen’s College which is an independent college on the Gold Coast. We have about 1,200 pupils ranging from…

Prof Dame Mary Beard – Introduction: Murderous games

let me extend to you all a very warm welcome to this series of Gifford lecture at the University of Edinburgh for the session 2018 to 2019 my name is Stuart brown I’m professor of ecclesiastical history and the deputy convener of the Gifford lectures ships committee allow me to say a few words about…

Prof Dame Mary Beard – Whiteness

I’d like to welcome you all to this Gifford lecture my name is Joe Shaw I’m a member of the Gifford lectureship committee and I’m delighted to welcome our distinguished speaker professor Mary beard who is professor at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of Newnham College, as she continues her series on the…

Mary Anning: Fossil Hunter | Science for Kids

Who loves dinosaurs? I know you do, Squeaks, and I do, too! Dinosaurs were just one kind of awesome reptile that lived on Earth a long time ago. There were also reptiles that flew, called pterosaurs, and all kinds of giant creatures of the sea, like plesiosaurs and ichthyosaurs! And we wouldn’t know nearly as…

Prof Dame Mary Beard – Them and us

Ladies and Gentlemen welcome back to the 2019 series of Gifford lectures I’m Allison Eliot I’m an honorary fellow of divinity and I’m a member of the Gifford Lectures Committee I’m delighted to welcome our distinguished speaker for this evening professor Dame Mary Beard professor at the University of Cambridge and fellow of Newnham College…

What does martyr mean?

What does martyr mean? martyr. Noun 1. One who willingly accepts being put to death for adhering openly to one’s religious beliefs; notably, saints canonized after martyrdom. For example, Saint Stephen was the first Christian martyr. 2. (by extension) ; One who sacrifices his or her life, station, or something of great personal value, for…

Prof Dame Mary Beard – Tyranny and democracy

welcome to the latest in the series of Gifford lectures again to Professor Mary be a lecturer who I’ll introduce for me in a moment so those of you that know about the Gifford lectures and I know many of you will be regulars here know that the the universe friend was very proud to…