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7.30 Mathematics '64: 18: Taking Up the Slack
A series of twenty programmes reflecting new trends in mathematics and in the teaching of mathematics.

The minimisation of costs (or the maximisation of profits) involves the industrial mathematician in slack variables' and matrices.
Introduced by Alan Tammadge.

8.0 Design to Prosper: 3: Joint Effort
A series on engineering design.

The designer does not work in a vacuum. The turning of design ideas into marketable products involves every department in the company.
with Basil Dyson.
Introduced by Paddy Feeny.

8.30 Brain and Behaviour: 6: The Adult under Stress
A series of eight programmes which examine the links between mind and body in the light of modern psychiatric knowledge and practice.

Imagine the state of a man who is bleeding and no one can see. That man is blind, and that man is me - letter from a schizophrenic. Introduced by The Director of the Department of Psychological Medicine, Guy's Hospital and by The Physician in Charge of the Department of Child Psychiatry, Guy's Hospital.

9.0 Remaking Africa: 3: Skills for New Lands
A series of five programmes about the problems facing newly independent countries.
Introduced by Keith Kyle.

In Africa the demand for education vastly exceeds the supply at primary, secondary, and university levels; and even if the system were perfect it is arguable whether the traditional European education is the right one for developing countries.
Including contributions from:
Duncan Ndegwa, Secretary to the Kenya Cabinet
Dr. Milton Obote, Prime Minister of Uganda
Mwai Kibaki, Chairman, Kenya Planning Commission


Presenter (Mathematics '64):
Alan Tammadge
Presented by (Mathematics '64):
Peter Coaker
Producer (Mathematics '64):
David Roseveare
Speaker (Design to Prosper):
Basil Dyson
Presenter (Design to Prosper):
Paddy Feeny
Film editor (Design to Prosper):
Michael Stoffer
Film director (Design to Prosper):
Julian Cooper
Director (Design to Prosper):
Richard Thomas
Producer (Design to Prosper):
Jill Wood
Presenter (Brain and Behaviour):
The Director of the Department of Psychological Medicine, Guy's Hospital [name uncredited]
Presenter (Brain and Behaviour):
The Physician in Charge of the Department of Child Psychiatry, Guy's Hospital [name uncredited]
Designer (Brain and Behaviour):
Norman Vertigan
Producer (Brain and Behaviour):
John Drummond
Presenter (Remaking Africa):
Keith Kyle
Interviewee (Remaking Africa):
Duncan Ndegwa
Interviewee (Remaking Africa):
Dr. Milton Obote
Interviewee (Remaking Africa):
Mwai Kibaki
Film editor (Remaking Africa):
Andrew Borthwick
Designer (Remaking Africa):
Alan Hunter-Craig
Director (Remaking Africa):
Michael Ryan
Producer (Remaking Africa):
Ian Martin

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