Fauna and flora in illustrations : natural history of the Edo era
Fauna and Flora in Illustrations : Natural History of the Edo Era is an online exhibition from the National Diet Library of Japan, accessible only in Japanese. The site is divided into four broad sections: an introduction to the materials in the exhibition; the development of natural history publications; the evolution of uniquely Japanese horticulture; and rare birds, strange animals and curious fish. Each section has enlargeable thumbnails of illustrations embedded in explanatory text. The int
The Aleppo Codex home page offers digitised images of and information about this medieval manuscript. The Codex was the oldest known complete manuscript of the Hebrew Bible (although parts of it were lost after the manuscript was damaged in 1947). In addition to high-quality zoomable images of the work itself, the site also offers a series of articles. These include a general introduction, plus information about: the Bible text and its transmission; the Masoretes (scribes who aimed to preserve a
Language and genes of the greater Himalayan region
This Web page outlines research using molecular population genetics to gain an insight into the prehistory of the greater Himalayan region, and the development and distribution of its incredible linguistic diversity. DNA samples were taken from populations within Nepal and Bhutan and compared with samples from India and China, allowing the genetic map of the region to be compared with the linguistic. The website includes links to published outcomes, and details of researchers involved in the pro
Algemiene Fryske underrjocht kommisje (AFUK)
The Algemiene Fryske Underrjocht Kommisje (AFUK) (General Frisian Education Committee) website is full of useful information and contacts for those who want to learn Frisian or want to know how to use the Frisian language in different social contexts. The site can be accessed in Frisian, Dutch, and English in slightly different versions. The AFUK's main aim is to stimulate the use of Frisian by means of different projects, such as organising Frisian courses (mainly in Friesland) and publishing b
European bibliography of Slavic and East European studies (EBSEES)
The website European Bibliography of Slavic and East European studies (EBSEES) is a bibliographic database combining two older databases of Western European scholarship published between 1991-200 and 2001-20078 in eight countries (Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, the Netherlands and Switzerland), focussing on Eastern Europe, the former Soviet union and the Balkans. Currently EBSEES is a joint project of the Staatsbibliothek of Berlin (Berlin State Library) and the Maiso
World Guide - GIS Application (2007 World Country Data) updated
This application was previously a tool for European data only, but now it includes data for all nations, and all data was updated this month
European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register
The European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (E-PRTR) is an Europe-wide register that provides key environmental data from industrial facilities in European Union Member States and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. It replaces and improves upon the previous European Pollutant Emission Register (EPER). The new register contains data reported annually by approximately 24,000 industrial facilities covering 65 economic activities across Europe. The Register is compiled by the European En
Global Events Congress IV : Festivals and Events Research : State of the Art
Organised by Association of European Transport, to be held at Leeds United Kingdom from 2010-07-14 to 2010-07-16
2009 ECPR Summer School in Methods and Techniques
Organised by European Consortium for Political Research, to be held at University of Ljubljana Ljubljana Slovenia from 2009-07-29 to 2009-08-15
The European Union and global emergencies
Organised by Durham European Law Institute, to be held at University of Durham Durham United Kingdom from 2009-05-08 to 2009-05-09
Enlargement : 5 years after
Organised by UACES, to be held at Central European University Budapest Hungary from 2009-05-08 to 2009-05-09
Re-inventing the rural between the social and the natural
Organised by European Society for Rural Sociology, to be held at University of Vaasa Vaasa Finland from 2009-08-17 to 2009-08-21
Government IT for today's "Internet Native" society
Dr Mark Thompson explains why the UK Government would benefit from the introduction of an open IT procurement process, supported by open standards and open source models. This model would create a modern and efficient procurement system, delivering to time and to quality, IT services for today's generation of "Internet native" IT literate citizens.
This movie illustrates the fission process. As can be seen in the movie, the parent nucleus decays into two fission fragments of unequal mass and several neutrons. From TLP: Introduction to Nuclear Processes. Courtesy of DoITPoMS, The University of Cambridge. Released under Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike licence http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/
Natural resource exploitation: basic concepts: lecture notes
Lecture notes providing an Introduction to Resource Economics, by Aaron Hatcher, of the University of Portsmouth, 2008. Available in PDF.
A video introduction to the spectrophotometer and principles of the Bradford Assay for determining protein concentration.
War, Peace and Justice: the dilemmas of International security
Prof Adrian Hyde-Price from the University's Department of European Studies & Modern Languages examines the nature and causes of contemporary war and conflict, and considers the prospect of peace in the 21st Century.
Education for sustainable development (TTA Think Piece 2005)
This short 'Think Piece' prepared for the TTA provides: an introduction to ESD as it relates to initial teacher education; suggestions as to how ESD might be incorporated into both subject and professional studies, and URLs for a number of websites that provide further information.
Subject Resource Networks for ITE
The Subject Resource Networks (SRNs) provide ITT trainers with an introduction to current thinking, research and professional networks, both within the UK and internationally, and to a range of other material.
National Curriculum in Action: ICT in Subject Teaching: History
This serves as an introduction to the use of ICT in the teaching of history at Key Stages 1 to 3.