Using composite materials to replace bone
In this podcast, Professor Chris Rudd, Dean of the faculty of Engineering at the University of Nottingham, describes his work with composite materials in the car industry and how it can be applied to the field of medicine. Traditionally, patients who have lost bone in an accident or have had bone removed due to cancer have had to endure two very long and very painful operations. One operation to attach steel plates to the bone, and a second operation once the bone has healed, to remove them. F
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 Department 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 anatomy of the kidneys
Aimed at pre-registration Nursing students studying human biology, this learning object introduces the external and internal anatomy of the kidney, including the anatomy of nephrons and corpuscles.
Statistics - an intuitive introduction : introduction
Things you need to know before looking at the statistics courses here.
Roads to modernity, 1789-1945
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn/Spring Semesters 2010/11. This module addresses the nature of ‘modernity’. It explores the ideas and historical experiences that transformed societies in Europe and around the world during a series of epic journeys from the distant past to the near present. In the autumn semester lectures and seminars provide a broad chronological survey of major events from 1789 to 1945. The focus is on key e
Power and international order
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010. This module gives students the unique opportunity to study a selected range of fundamental texts, which have a crucial and seminal influence on the development of International Relations, and on the study of war and peace, culture and strategy. Using these texts, the aim is both to analyse the growth of the discipline of International Relations, and assess how these texts reflect a
Politics in 60 seconds. Social democracy
Professor Steven Fielding defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on social democracy as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Professor Steven Fielding, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Steven Fielding is Professor of Political History and Director of the Centre for British Politics: CBP at
Politics in 60 seconds. China's responsibility
Dr Miwa Hirono defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast considers China's responsibility. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Dr Miwa Hirono, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Miwa Hirono is an RCUK Fellow at the Centre for International Crisis Management and Conflict Resolution at The University of Nottingham’s School of Pol
Political ideas in revolution
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010/2011. This module introduces students to the ideas of key thinkers in the history of western political thought. We look carefully at the canonical works of five thinkers in the history of political thought: Plato, Aristotle, Niccolo Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes and John Locke. The module considers the impact of these thinkers on ancient and modern political thought and practices, with
Nicolaus Copernicus, an astronomer who believed the the sun was the center of the solar system is the subject of this two minute video This contradicted church teachings at the time, which said that the Earth was the center of the solar system. Nicolaus Copernicus was a
leading figure in the Renaissance and contributed to what we know about the solar system today and makes a good one to view to teach students about the importance of observation, the impact of the Church on science,
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The Halloween Song Book-Classroom Book Project
This cute video shows a Halloween Classroom Book Project by Mrs. Butkus' class. Young learners will enjoy creating a book like this and learning this "Heidi Songs" Halloween song. The book shows one jack-o-lantern, 2 owls, 3 trick or treaters, 4 cats, and 5 bats. BOO!! (1:27)
Nobel winner: why waste is a bigger threat than war
Nobel peace prize laureate Wangari Maathai's exceptional journey reminds us that taking world-changing action can begin with a simple act: planting a tree.
Health Management I Module Guide This module was developed at the School of Public Health, University for the Western Cape for the Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health which was offered as a distance learning module between 2001 and 2008. Health management is considered
This module was developed at the School of Public Health, University for the Western Cape for the Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health which was offered as a distance learning module between 2001 and 2008. Health management is considered
Environments and Ecosystems
Students explore the biosphere and its associated environments and ecosystems in the context of creating a model ecosystem, learning along the way about the animals and resources. Students investigate different types of ecosystems, learn new vocabulary, and consider why a solid understanding of one's environment and the interdependence of an ecosystem can inform the choices we make and the way we engineer our communities. This lesson is part of a series of six lessons in which students use their
Alumni and Friends on "Empowering the Dream"
Alumni and community leaders share their thoughts on the University of Memphis' Empowering the Dream Centennial Campaign.
Noah's Art - Theatre and Dance Production
Nine-year-old Noah receives an unexpected Christmas gift: a box of crayons. How is he ever going to explain to his parents that whatever he draws magically comes to life? As Noah creates a world from his colorful imagination, his wildest dreams and fondest wishes come true! This production will take place in the Balcony Theatre at 7:00 p.m. Sept. 22-24 & 27-Oct. 1 2:30 p.m. Sept. 24-25 & Oct. 1-2. Tickets are $8, $12, $14.
Obama's previous advisers stood in the way: Suskind
Barack Obama's advisers during the 2008 financial crisis had great influence over the U.S. president's decisions during that time, sometimes even standing in the way of them, says "Confidence Men" author, Ron Suskind.
Séminaire de chirurgie oncologique: Les référentiels
SEMINAIRE DE CHIRURGIE GYNECOLOGIQUE
Oncologie mammaire et pelvienne
DAKAR - du 6 juin au 10 juin 2011
Faculté de médecine de Pharmacie et d'Odontologie
Université Cheikh Anta Diop
Hôpital de Pikine
Ministère français des Affaires Etrangères et Européennes
Fonds de Solidarité Prioritaire - Mortalité et Morbidité de la Mère et de l'Enfant (http://www.mere-enfant.org)
UNF3S Université Numérique des Sciences de la
SEMINAIRE DE CHIRURGIE GYNECOLOGIQUE
Libya's new leader addresses UN
Sept. 24 - Libya's interim leader Mahmoud Jibril says his country has been 'reborn' since Gaddafi's government was toppled. Deborah Gembara reports.