The Power of Basic Science Applied to Medical Progress: Past Examples and Hope for Schizophrenia and
An exemplar of the purpose-driven life in medical science, Ed Scolnick details research milestones from a remarkably varied career, revealing how scientific insight and collaborative effort translate into life-saving solutions for millions.
This physician turned biochemist has held distinguished positions at t
Introduction to Indian Literature in translation
Professor Boehmer gives a short talk on her current research on Indian Literature in English, looking at the Post-Colonial world of literature and gives an introduction to studying World Literature in the Humanities Division
Reception of Classical Literature in the 20th Century
Dr Fiona Macintosh gives a lecture on the classical literature and its reception in the 20th Century. In particular, the Odyssey, the Medea and Oedipus Rex. Part of the OxBridge Classics Conference for Schools.
iA on creativity, information and innovation
Lecture at Keio University, October 2010
Creativity, culture & education literature reviews
This Web page gives free access to a series of free literature reviews written for the Newcastle-based charity Creativity, Culture and Education, the national organisation which manages the Government-funded Creative Partnerships initiative for arts in state schools. At March 2010 there are eight reviews by noted academics, each available as a free PDF file. These include, among others: Justin O'Connor's history of the formation and definition of the creative sector; Kate Oakley's overview of th
Papers : explorations into children's literature
'Papers: Explorations into Children's Literature' is an open full-text ejournal. Published since 1990, at May 2010 only the most recent four issues (2007-2009) are available online. Papers are freely available as PDF files, with abstracts. Example article titles include: 'Abandoned Boys and Pampered Princes: Fantasy as a Journey to Reality in the Harry Potter Sequence'; 'Haunted Histories: Time-slip Narratives in the Antipodes'; 'Fantasy Motif Metaphors: Magical Powers as Exceptionality in Disn
Entitled opinions (about life and literature)
The Entitled Opinions (About Life and Literature) website offers a series of podcasts based on a weekly talk show hosted by Professor Robert Harrison of Stanford University. The discussions cover a wide range of topics in literature (especially, though not limited to, the works of English and Italian authors), philosophy, and contemporary music, with occasional forays into other disciplines. The show generally takes the form of an hour-long one-to-one conversation between Harrison and a guest wi
Literature, Arts and Medicine Database
The Literature, Arts, & Medicine Database is an annotated multimedia listing of prose, poetry, film, video and art that was developed to be a dynamic, accessible, comprehensive resource for teaching and research in Medical Humanities, for graduate and undergraduate students in health, liberal arts and social science settings. It is a multi-institutional project that was initiated by faculty of the New York University School of Medicine.
31st Congress of the International Academy of Law and Mental Health
Organised by IALMH, to be held at New York University Law School New York United States from 2009-06-28 to 2009-07-04
Journal of Economic Literature (JEL)
The Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) is an academic journal that began publication in 1969 under the auspices of the American Economic Association (AEA) with quarterly issues and continues to this day. It aims "to help economists keep up with the ever-increasing volume of economics research. This goal is effected by publishing survey articles and essays, book reviews, and an extensive bibliographic guide to the contents of current economics periodicals". AEA Members are entitled to receive J
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Historical Perspectives on Christianity and Mental Illness
Dr Allan Chapman : Seminar
Science, Religion and Creativity: A Personal View
Prof. Eric Priest : Seminar
A systematic review of the impact of ICT on literature-related literacies in English, 5-16
A systematic review using the EPPI protocol. The impact of ICT is crucially mediated by teachers and the discourses they and their students use. Literary study continues to have a place in schools. Texts and textual practices are changing and outcomes depend on a developed view of what literature-based literacies comprise. This is one of five reviews with ICT and literacy as their focus.
Researching the learning and teaching of mental maths (March 2001)
This is a report from 2001 of a TTA project that looked at whether the learning and teaching of mental mathematics could raise standards in mathematics at Key Stage 2. Strategies to support this work are outlined.
Music-ITE: Happiness, Creativity and Well-being in Music
A unit from the Music-ITE Subject Induction Pack and Programme on arguments for music in the primary curriculum.
Testimony and Literature in Latin America
Ever since Rigoberta Mencha emerged in academe with her story Me llamo Rigoberta Menchay asa
Futurelab Literature Review in Informal Learning with Technology Outside School
This Futurelab Literature Review considers the impact of technologies on children’s informal learning outside of school. The report highlights new thinking about learning in any setting and the possible impact.
Futurelab Literature Review in Mobile Technologies and Learning
This Futurelab Literature Review considers the potential of mobile technologies for education. Case studies are matched to different theories of learning, and key issues are identified.
Futurelab Literature Review in Primary Science and ICT
This report summarises research in primary science and ICT, including a focus on scientific literacy and children’s learning. The contribution and potential of ICT in primary science is evaluated.