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26th April 2012: The Chemistry of Alcohol or How to Remember Not to Forget by Alex Dunedin

Alcohol

Name of speaker and subject:

Alex Dunedin

Title of talk:

The Chemistry of Alcohol – or How to Remember Not to Forget

Bullet points of what you would like to cover:

  • Alcohol and what alcohols are
  • Why we enjoy drinking
  • Hypoglycaemia and diuretics as the effects of alcohol
  • Why Memory deteriorates when we drink
  • How to avoid memory loss and improve motor coordination

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3rd August 2011: Social Capital; Fancy words for working together by Alex Dunedin

leith on the fringe

During the Edinburgh International Festival of August 2012 twenty two talks were given at Leith on the Fringe at the Out of the Blue venue.  They were free and open to everyone…

 

Name of speaker and subject:

Alex Dunedin

Title of talk:

Social Capital – Fancy Words for Working Together

Bullet points of what you would like to cover:

  • Social Capital – what is it
  • Why is trust important for communities to function
  • Economics and Social Capital
  • Cooperation between competitors
  • Why inclusive networks are important

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