Introduction to digital cameras including ISO, film speed, digital camera, charged couple device (CCD), lenses, SLR body, focal length, angle of view, wide-angle lens, telephoto lens, close-ups, aperture, exposure, f/number, shutter speed, focus, depth of field.
Afghanistan: images from the Harrison Forman collection
This site forms part of the University of Wisconsin digital library. It provides free access to a collection of over 190 historic photographs of the history, culture and people of Afghanistan during the 1960s. The collection is sub-divided into a number of topical themes which include architecture, geography, people (tribal life) settlements and geography of the region. It is possible to search or browse. Each photograph has an added description of content and copyright information.
Pink Yoko Portable Televison
Pink portable television;. Maker: Yoko - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Depiction of terrorism in film and television
In this podcast, Professor Roberta Pearson from the School of American and Canadian Studies, discusses the fictional representation of terrorism in modern day television programmes and why more and more people are using fiction instead of the news to inform their opinions of world events. Professor Pearson considers the frequent engagement of modern audiences with such television series’ as ‘24’ and ‘Battlestar Galactica’ and how these common cultural experiences should not be underest
Kimono-Style Dressing Gown
Midnight blue kimono-style dressing gown with embroidered dragon motif on back and stylised cloud design to pocket on right hand side. Full length gown with dropped shoulders and straight cut sleeves. Self-fabric tie belt and facing band running around the garment from hem through back neck to hem. Wrap-arouns style. Label (back neck) DP 100% rayonne silk Fabrique en Hong Kong' and some Chinese characters.. Maker: D P. Date: 1980 - 1989 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Stafford
Bone Glove Stretcher
Bone glove stretcher; hinged - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
This sample shows the typical structure of silal, irons with high Si content (5.5-7.9 wt%). It is a grey cast iron alloyed with 4-6wt% Si to provide good oxidation resistance. The high Si content forms a dense, adherent iron silicate surface film, which is resistant to oxygen penetration. The flake graphite iron Silal was one of the first heat resisting cast irons developed. Spheroidal graphite Si irons have higher strength and improved ductility. The structure shows cored dendrites of ferrite w
Hiring a wetnurse in seventeenth-century England
In this Fertility and Reproduction Seminar Leah Astbury (Cambridge) discusses the increase of maternal breastfeeding in 17th-century England (20 October 2014)
"It gives a message to people of love." Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 2014
BBC News Press Conference. http://bbc.com/news The Nobel Peace Prize 2014 was awarded jointly to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai "for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education"
Werkwoorden in de verleden tijd : Huiswerk De leerlingen zoeken de verleden tijd van tien werkwoorden terug in een woordzoeker. Door de antwoorden te schrappen blijft er een kleine boodschap achter: vandaag komkommer, gisteren kwamkwammer!
De leerlingen zoeken de verleden tijd van tien werkwoorden terug in een woordzoeker. Door de antwoorden te schrappen blijft er een kleine boodschap achter: vandaag komkommer, gisteren kwamkwammer!
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Elipse simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating formula for calculating the area of an elipse
Chapter 03 - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain - Busy At War And Love
Chapter 03: Busy At War And Love. Classic Literature Video Book with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by John Greenman. (12:58)
Ordered film of carbon nanotubes
It is necessary to form a stable dispersion of nanotubes in order to properly integrate them into polymeric systems. This can be achieved by treating them with acid to oxidise the tube surfaces. The tubes will then spontaneously disperse in an aqueous medium. The viscosity of these suspensions is analogous to that of polymers; it increases gradually with concentration up to a critical point (at about 0.7vol%) where entanglement occurs. A solid nanotube film has been formed by filtering the suspe
Let the Central Bankers Inflate
Worries about central banks trying to create inflation are overblown.
A very short simulation that lasted one week and replaced the students' weekly tutorial. The scenario was built around an incident that occurred on a film set. The lecturer took the role of a partner in the firm and the students played the role of lawyers within it. At the end of the simulation the students had to submit a report on what they had done.
Ray Russell Inaugural Lecture "A life in music..."
Visiting Professor, Ray Russell delivered his inaugural lecture on Thursday 25 March in Gandhi Hall. Ray's lecture, entitled 'A Life in Music' covered highlights from his 40-year career in the music industry ranging from his first professional job with the John Barry Seven to working with Tina Turner and on classic television theme tunes including Bergerac and A Touch of Frost. The lecture was delivered in a unique format that saw Ray backed by a band including his sons, Charlie and George, on b
Theories and concepts
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or dowloaded as a zip file As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/10 The War on Iraq and the US and British invasion of the country in 2003 has led to huge tensions in geopolitics. At the same time, the supposed ‘threat’ of international terrorism and continuing financial turmoil in the world economy have both brought to the fore the global politics of co-operation and confrontation. Whilst it might be possible to agree on the significance of th
Visual Anthropology CSAPOER
This module is concerned with how anthropology can contribute to - and gain insight from - the analysis of visual forms of representation; it is an introduction to anthropology through an examination of the ‘ways of seeing’ across-cultures and to the methods used for gathering information about other cultures’ ‘visual systems’. The module introduces how different cultures are depicted in a range of media, in particular ethnographic film and photography, and deals with the analytical an
Mass media in America
This module analyzes the foundations of mass media in America as well as the political and technological developments that generate change. The primary focus is upon news disseminated by television, newspapers, radio, and the internet as the chief sources of current information about the world.
Water and Wastewater Treatment Engineering, Spring 2005
Theory and design of systems for treating industrial and municipal wastewater and potable water supplies. Methods for characterizing wastewater properties. Physical, chemical, and biological processes, including primary treatment, and suspended growth and fixed-film methods for secondary treatment. Nutrient removal. Reactor design and process kinetics. State-of-the-art processes. Sludge processing and disposal.