The Mammalian Masticatory Apparatus: An Introductory Comparative Exercise
This resource is a gives detailed protocols and instructional information for carrying out an undergraduate laboratory exercise in vertebrate biology and comparative anatomy, including student outlines and instructors notes.
Use of Impedance Pneumograph in Exercise Physiology
This resource provides protocols and instructional information for carrying out an undergraduate laboratory exercise in human biology and exercise physiology. It includes student outlines, instructors notes, and suggested questions for laboratory reports.
Use of Macintosh Computers and Maclab Data Acquisition Units in a Human Cardiovascular Lab
This resource is a detailed manual of protocols and instructional information for carrying out an undergraduate laboratory exercise in cardiovascular and respiratory biology, including student outlines, instructors notes, and suggested questions for laboratory reports.
Variability and Selection in Natural Populations of Wood Lice
This resource is a detailed manual of protocols and instructional information for carrying out an undergraduate laboratory exercise in evolution, including student outlines, pre-lab questions, post-lab questions, instructors notes, and suggested questions for laboratory reports.
Water and Solute Movement Through Red Blood Cell Membranes
This resource is a detailed laboratory exercise suitable for undergraduate laboratory courses in biochemistry, physiology and cell biology. It includes detailed background information and student outlines, instructors notes, and suggested anaylses.
What Can Be Learned About Forest Dynamics from the Age Distribution of Trees?
This resource is a detailed manual of protocols and instructional information for carrying out an undergraduate laboratory exercise in forest ecology, including student outlines and detailed instructors notes.
Advance and retreat of the Ice-shelf
Interactive animation showing the changes occurring to an ice-shelf in relation to the temperature of the surrounding water. The animation has been created on the basis of the most recent models created by the modelling team of the antarctic research called ANDRILL.
Siberian Expedition: Wrangel Island
This Web site chronicles an AMNH research expedition in 1998 to Siberia's Wrangel Island to collect woolly mammoth bones and test the theory that lethal disease caused the mammal's extinction.
Meeting God: Elements of Hindu Devotion
This Web site, created to complement a AMNH exhibition, explores the third largest religion in the world, Hinduism. It includes the following sections:Elements of Hindu Devotion -- an in-depth look at worship in the home, community worship, temple worship, processionals, ephemeral shrines and images, sacred acts, and renunciation. Portraits of Worship -- a collection of eight annotated photographs that shows the personal shrines of Hindus, Sikhs, and Jains in and around New York. Resources -- a
What's the Big Idea? Archeology
This fun Web article is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they learn about archeology Piecing Together the Puzzle of History looks at how archaeologists use clues to assemble a picture of the past. Clues to the Past explains that, like all scientists, archaeologists begin with a question they want to explore. Fieldwork Is Where They Dig In explores the challenges of finding a site to excavate. Evidence of an Era has an overview of th
Empirical Research Methods in Software Engineering
This course will explore the role of empiricism in software engineering research, and will prepare students for advanced research in SE by examining how to plan, conduct and report on empirical investigations. The course will cover all of the principal methods applicable to SE: controlled experiment, case studies, surveys, archival analysis, action research and ethnographies, and will relate these methods to relevant metatheories in the philosophy and sociology of science. The course will critic
Conservation and biodiversity
Dr. Richard Field research interests lie in conservation, biodiversity and the forces that structure ecological communities. In this podcast, Dr Field from the School of Geography compares and contrasts his experiences as a researcher in national parks in Honduras and Indonesia, and the different types of ecological communities he has studied, and goes on to introduce the emerging field of conservation bio-geography.
International Classification of Function, Disability and Health
This package was originally designed for undergraduates in Medicine at the University of Nottingham. It will also be useful to students in nursing, allied health professions and pharmacy. Practitioners in these fields, who are new to the ICF, will also find it a useful introduction. It describes the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), a classification system published by the World Health Organisation to describe health status. This system is widely used in
Orchestrating cell separation in plants: What are the risks and benefits?
In this podcast, Professor Roberts from the School of Biosciences discusses his research into the mechanism responsible for regulating cell separation in plants. In particular how plants 'shed' parts of themselves such as leaves or fruit. Professor Roberts explores the potential application of his research, through prevention or encouraging of the 'shedding' process, agricultural harvests could potentially be increased or even synchronised. Professor Roberts also discusses the resistance faced
The end of the road?
Road traffic has grown more than 80% since 1980 - as a result roads have deteriorated more quickly than could have been envisaged. Britain's road network is one of the countries largest national assets. Professor Andy Collop from the School of Civil Engineering describes the research taking place in Nottingham Transportation Engineering Centre and the improvements such knowledge can make to road materials, structures and sustainability.
The Vitamin Village is a web-based eLearning package developed between 2001 and 2008 to incorporate vitamins A, C, D, E and K, as well as a basic introduction to antioxidants. It is mainly used in first year teaching of vitamins, but also in the 2nd and 3rd years of the 3 year BSc (Hons) Nutrition and 4 year MNutr Nutrition degrees taught within the School of Biosciences.
In Conversation: Semiconductor
Featured in Black Box in 2008, Brighton-based duo Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhardt, a.k.a. Semiconductor, have returned to Washington. A Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship at the National Museum of Natural History allowed them to research volcanic activity. They discuss their current project, an installation based on their study of live volcanoes in the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador.
A conversation with two Sol LeWitt draftsmen
Curatorial Research Associate Ryan Hill talks with Sol LeWitt draftsmen Lacey Fekishazy and Roland Lusk about the process of installing a Sol Lewitt artwork.
Joanne Gold and J. David Miller on "The Cinema Effect Part I: Dreams"
Psychotherapist Joanne Gold and psychoanalyst J. David Miller of the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis discuss selected works from "The Cinema Effect Part I: Dreams" with curatorial research associate Ryan Hill.
Friday Gallery Talk: Noelle Tan
Curatorial research associate Ryan Hill and artist Noelle Tan discuss Tan's work in the Hirshhorn's exhibition of recent acquisitions, "Currents".