Studying mammals: Life in the trees
David Attenborough looks at ‘life in the trees’: examining how species have evolved to cope with arboreal living. You will learn how lemurs, anteaters, bears and many others have developed different methods to help movement and survival.
Water for life
Atoms, elements and molecules are the building blocks of everything that makes up our world, including ourselves. In this unit you will learn the basic chemistry of how these components work together, starting with a chemical compound we are all very familiar with – water.
Patterns of life
Each mp3 voice recording accompanies a PowerPoint slide or set of slides. These two files were bundled together with a transcript of the mp3s (mainly for people with hearing disabilities) and a printer-friendly pdf of the slides. Each set of files is organised into topics, which are set out in two ways. For linear learners they are set out in a suggested order. For non-linear learners they are organised via an interactive “mind map”, which is a diagram showing how the different sub-top
Life as a Journalist
Former Nottingham University graduate and business journalist for the Daily Telegraph, Mr. Jeff Randall addresses the graduating class of 2006.
Polymeric Materials in Everyday Life
Steven Howdle, Professor of Chemistry, talks about Polymeric materials and how Chemistry doesn’t always mean wearing a white coat!
Student Life at The University of Nottingham
In this student podcast you'll discover what makes studying at The University of Nottingham so memorable and pick up a few tips for settling in and making the most of your time here.
Bringing the past to life
In this video podcast Dr Katharina Lorenz takes you on a behind the scenes tour of the new Showing Seeing Centre in the Departments of Classics and Archaeology.
Fuel for thought, fuel for life
The University of Nottingham is leading research into biofuels in the biggest ever public investment in the field. In this video meet the people who will be working in two of six centres which make up the BBSRC Sustainable Bioenergy Centre
The University in Second Life
Take an exclusive video tour of the University's official island in Second Life - just be careful disembarking the hot air balloon please.
Getting started in Second Life
Welcome to the University of Nottingham's campus in Second Life - find out how to get started in this video podcast featuring some of the latest developments.
Life in chemistry
In this podcast - Professors Peter Hubberstey and David Garner present their final lunchtime lecture series talks on inorganic chemistry. Their lectures focus not just on their work, but also on their personal lives in Chemistry.
Starting with maths: Patterns and formulas
Patterns occur everywhere in art, nature, science and especially mathematics. Being able to recognise, describe and use these patterns is an important skill that helps you to tackle a wide variety of different problems. This unit explores some of these patterns ranging from ancient number patterns to the latest mathematical research.
This unit examines life stories. It looks at the way in which objects, trends, cultures or disabilities may contribute to a person's identity. This unit also considers the contribution that our own life stories make to who we are, and how remembering and revisiting our past may help us to move forward with our lives.
The life sciences industry: An introduction
This unit covers the emergence of the Life Sciences sector out of its precursor the pharmaceutical industry. After examining some historical perspectives it uses case studies to look at developments in the science, business and, primarily, management strategies used in Life Sciences. It also briefly considers Life Sciences' place in the wider story of health provision. This introductory unit will be of interest to managers in the Life Sciences sector and to the general reader.
Working life and learning
What is your experience of work and what did you learn from this experience? This unit will enable you to reflect upon what you have learned from work and support you in improving how you learn at work. It will encourage you to think critically about work-based learning and review your own professional knowledge and skills.
The database development life cycle
No idea how relational database systems are constructed? Did you know that they underpin the majority of the managed data storage in computer systems? This unit has been designed to give you an overview of the developmental lifecycle for a database system, explaining the importance of data analysis and highlighting how database development differs from traditional software development.
06 College Life
Describes why students value the collegiate system and how it shapes your experience of life at Oxford.
ICTs in everyday life
We now live in a global village where distance in no longer a barrier to commercial or social contact. This unit will enable you to gain an understanding of the information and communication technologies that drive our networked world and how they now permeate our everyday lives.
Knowledge in everyday life
This unit is designed to help those working with children between the ages of 3 and 8. You will be encouraged to explore your knowledge, feelings and attitudes in language, mathematics and science in order to understand the place that these subjects have in the life of both individuals and society as a whole.
Second life was developed by Patrick Lockley
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