Lecture 13: Designing for Strength: A Century of Solid Mechanics Research in Oxford
Professor Carlos Ruiz on "Designing for Strength: A Century of Solid Mechanics Research in Oxford" In 1908 C.W. Jenkin was appointed to the first chair of Engineering Science in Oxford University. He followed in the tradition, established by Hooke, to emphasise the practical application of research to the design of machines and structures. Thanks to his foresight, solid mechanics in Oxford has a strong scientific basis, combining theoretical formulation and exact experimental work to provide ans
Pharmaceutical Companies, Government and Society
This lecture will explore, from a historical perspective, the relationship between an emerging pharmaceutical industry, the establishment of drug regulatory authorities, and - most recently - the development of health technology assessment.
This unit will help you to identify and use information in maths and statistics, whether for your work, study or personal purposes. Experiment with some of the key resources in this subject area, and learn about the skills which will enable you to plan searches for information, so you can find what you are looking for more easily. Discover the meaning of information quality, and learn how to evaluate the information you come across. You will also be introduced to the many different ways of organ
Building a Business: Taking the First Steps (old)
The first in the 2009/10 Building a Business lecture series designed to help build a business. This lecture deals with the fundamental basics of starting a company. Building a Business is a nine week evening lecture course of basic business skills. The course covers good business practice with a focus on science entrepreneurship. It is designed around technological enterprise but most course material is relevant to general business practice.
Building a Business: Product Development
The sixth lecture in the 2008/09 Building a Business lecture series. It covers product development, using examples from successful products in the market, from the basic framework of product development to the individual problems and solutions. Building a Business is a nine week evening lecture course of basic business skills. It covers good business practice with a focus on science entrepreneurship. It is designed around technological enterprise but most course material is relevant to general b
Building a Business: Entrepreneurship and the Ideal Business Plan
The ninth of the 2009/10 Building a Business lecture series. Fiona Reid talks about how to write a good business plan and provides advice on how to really sell a business plan to investors. Building a Business is a nine week evening lecture course of basic business skills. The course covers good business practice with a focus on science entrepreneurship. It is designed around technological enterprise but most course material is relevant to general business practice.
Building a Business: Marketing: Creating and keeping customers (old)
The third in the 2009/10 Building a Business lecture series on how to create and keep customers through marketing. Building a Business is a nine week evening lecture course of basic business skills. The course covers good business practice with a focus on science entrepreneurship. It is designed around technological enterprise but most course material is relevant to general business practice.
Neither Freud nor Artemidorous, Evans-Pritchard Lecture by Charles Stewart (27 April 2010)
The first Evans-Pritchard Lecture for 2010, presented at All Souls College on 27 April by Dr Charles Stewart (UCL). The series theme was Dreaming and Historical Consciousness in Island Greece.
St Cross Special Ethics Seminar
Listen to Matthew Hussey, life coach, talking about the behavioural traits of the different sexes in dating and relationships and the key differences, thoughts on the ethics of dating.
4.4.4 Do – provide alternative academic content
It is part of a teaching professional’s skills to understand the needs of a diverse population of students. This unit introduces the challenges for disabled students who may use computers in different ways when taking part in eLearning or may need alternative teaching methods. It covers the technology and techniques used by disabled students, the adjustments to teaching methods that might be reasonable, design decisions which affect the accessibility of eLearning tools and strategies for evalu
Dance communicates ideas through movement and is an expressive art form. Students need to learn how to use their body in a safe and healthy way, whilst developing a wide-ranging movement vocabulary. The use of different dance techniques can be an effective way of building vocabulary and developing different kinds of skills and abilities. Technical dance skills can form the foundation on which to develop and enhance each individual's performance. As dance teachers, we may have a range of skills,
Equality in an Era of Responsibility
John Roemer, Professor of Political Science and Economics at Yale University, explores the historical formulations of responsibility in egalitarian theory, and argues for a more direct and non-contractarian approach to its integration.
Historical Account of Newcastle-upon-Tyne - Including the Borough of Gateshead
The 'Descriptive and Historical Account of the Town and County of Newcastle-upon-Tyne' by the Newcastle author and publisher Eneas Mackenzie. It contains historical and contemporary accounts of the religious, civic, educational and cultural buildings and institutions of the city in the early nineteenth century.
The Grey Friars of London
Contains the Register of the convent, which includes a substantial list of monuments in the church and cloister, and documents relating to the history of the London convent and of the Order more widely. The volume has a substantial historical introduction by the editor and an appendix of supporting documents. Originally published as volume 6 of the publications of the British Society of Franciscan Studies.
The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 11
The first of two volumes on the city of Canterbury. This first part contains a thematic history of the city, and part of an historical survey of the cathedral priory.
Historical Collections of Private Passages of State: Volume 3 - 1639-40
Contains historical collections for the period from March 1639 to October 1640. It also includes speeches and acts from the Long Parliament, and reports from the Star Chamber.
1.6 Alternative ways to take notes
To develop as an independent, confident learner you will need to learn the study skills involved in reading articles, taking notes and summarising the information that you have obtained from an article. The unit explores the use of the Web as a resource for keeping up to date, looking in particular at how to assess material available online.
(R&DA 15) Exploring the factors that impact on newly qualified teachers' use of ICT in teaching Mode
This TTA Research and Development Award set out to explore the use of ICT by newly qualified teachers of modern languages. It aimed to investigate if and how schools capitalize on their newly qualified teachers’ existing knowledge and skills in ICT, acquired during their PGCE programme, whilst providing opportunities for further development as part of their induction entitlement.
Old China hands archive
The Old China Hands Archive is a project hosted by the Oviatt Library Digital Collections, based at California State University, Northridge. The resource primarily consists of a textual introductory page, and digitised images of Tientsin (modern day Tianjin) in the late 1940s. Old China Hands is a term referring to westerners with an experiential knowledge of China, usually through long-term residence or service. Although users will not find a huge collection of photographs, those included here
Macau : a selection of cartographic images
Part of the American Memory collections from the US Library of Congress, the online exhibit of maps of the former Portuguese colony of Macau contains historical maps and views of the island from 1665 to 1991. Maps are grouped by historical period, and the bibliographic information for each image can be displayed by clicking on its thumbnail view. Users can also zoom in on map detail and can download images in MrSID format. The website also features a textual introduction to the collection, inclu