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
Checklist - Study Placement
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
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
Death Row and the Criminal Justice System
9th Annual National Latina/o Law Student Association Conference: Death Row and the Criminal Justice System
Space to Ground - 3/21/2014
NASA's Space to Ground is your weekly update on what's happening aboard the International Space Station. Got a question or comment? Use #spacetoground to talk to us. Reversible Figures: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/experiments/971.html
NFAIS 2008 talk on Open Notebook Science
Jean-Claude Bradley presents on "Open Notebook Science: Putting the Information User in Control through Transparency" at the NFAIS meeting in Philadelphia on February 24, 2008. This was part of the session on "The Emerging Culture of the New Information Order". The use of public blogs, wikis, GoogleDocs and mailing lists to conduct research on the synthesis of new anti-malarial agents is described.
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.
Embedding enterprise in the curriculum
This presentation discusses the pioneering approach to the embedding of enterprise in the curriculum through people and pedagogy
22.A09 Career Options for Biomedical Research (MIT)
This course has been designed as a seminar to give students an understanding of how scientists with medical or scientific degrees conduct research in both hospital and academic settings. There will be interactive discussions with research clinicians and scientists about the career opportunities and research challenges in the biomedical field, which an MIT student might prepare for by obtaining an MD, PhD, or combined degrees. The seminar will be held in a case presentation format, with topics ch
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.
Introduction to the Environmental Change Institute
Introduction to research groups and activities at the Environmental Change Institute.
Automation of Deck Bridge Representations
The bridge deck has a apparent simple shape, but it is the result of an adequate combination of two longitudinal geometric components: the deck shape evolution along de longitudinal section the layout of the road, that acts in simultaneous over a cross section, defining the deck exact shape. A geometric modelling computer programme was developed for box girder decks, allowing the generation of cross sections along the deck, defined with correct shape and location. In the elaboration of the deck