Young Lives Project: Children's experiences of poverty, adversity and inequality
This talk looks at the work done by the Young Lives Project, a study which tracks 12,000 children across 4 developing countries over a 15 year period trying to find a scientific answer to the question of the causes of childhood poverty
Clinical Trial Protocol Development
Dr Phaik Yeong Cheah, Head of Clinical Trials at the Mahidol-Oxford Research Unit in Bangkok, Thailand discusses clinical trial protocol development. This lecture is an introduction to the topic and gives an overview from initial concept through to GCP requirements, ethical considerations, study drugs and procedures and safety reporting.
Leverhulme Lecture: What Conservatism and Liberalism Have to Say About the Biomedical Enhancement Pr
Professor Allen Buchanan, James B. Duke Professor of Philosophy and Leverhulme Visiting Professor to the Uehiro Centre discusses political responses to human enhancement.
Transnational China project
The Transnational China Project, sponsored by the Baker Institute at Rice University, is an online collection of resources exploring the transformation of contemporary Chinese culture using image archives, texts and commentary on cultural trends, politics and the economy. The site also provides links to essays and curriculum resources for learning and teaching on modern China. Of particular value to researchers of contemporary China is the site's extensive archive of public advertising culture i
The Da Zha Lan project
The Da Zha Lan area in the centre of Beijing bore witness to the commercial shifts in Chinese history, from small-scale handicrafts to capitalist trade in well-known brands, to the socialist managed economy. However, now this area south west of Tiananmen Square has degenerated into a slum, having had little capital development since architectural restrictions limit the regeneration of hutongs (traditional narrow alleys) and more prosperous residents move out to the suburbs as poorer immigrants m
Warwick-Duke humanities project
This Web page outlines an AHRC-funded collaboration between the University of Warwick (UK) and Duke University (USA). The project's title is 'Beyond utility and markets: Articulating the role of the humanities in the twenty-first century' and it aimed, through two 2009 research workshops, to "examine the role of the humanities in the twenty-first century from the perspectives of the academy and the wider world", in particular ways of measuring and articulating the contribution humanities make to
The Kuniyoshi project is an online catalogue of the works of Japanese artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1798-1861). Based on a similar project of the works of Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865), by Horst Graebner, which is referenced here, it is a subject catalogue of many of Kuniyoshi's woodblock prints. Organised by subject, such as warriors and historical people; animal and plant prints; children; landscapes; women; sumo wrestler prints; and fan prints, the website provides detailed information about each
South Asian Independence Movement Project (SAIM)
The South Asian independence movement project is a scheme established by staff at Yale University to try and capture memorabilia, personal recollections, photographs and mementoes from people who experienced the movements towards independence in South Asia in the mid-twentieth century. The website presents some of the items which have been donated to the project: there are a number of images on the site, extracts of transcripts of interviews are given, as are lists of publications which are bei
General science : Scholarly Societies Project
Based at the University of Waterloo Library, the Scholarly Societies Project provides access to information about a significant number of important scholarly societies across the globe. This section facilitates access to websites of scholarly societies relevant to general science. The sites are listed in alphabetical order with a URL stability rank and the organisation's abbreviation alongside. Additional notes include the language of the website, if not English, and information about organisati
Global assessment of nuclear data requirements : the GANDR project
This website provides the full text of an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report into the feasibility of creating a tool for the Global Assessment of Nuclear Data Requirements (GANDR) based on sensitivity and uncertainty analysis together with the software for a prototype of the GANDR system. The report is available as a series of Word files.
Blue Brain Project, The
This video focuses on the work of Dr Henry Markram and is produced by Couple 3 Films. In it, Dr Markram describes the first year of the Blue Brain Project, an attempt to build a brain inside a computer. The video is seventeen minutes in length and requires the Adobe Flash player. It should be useful for students and teachers.
Improving data visualisation for the public sector project
The Improving data visualisation for the public sector project was launched by the UK Department of Communities and Local Government and implemented by Oxford Consultants for Social Inclusion (OCSI). It is aimed at improving data visualisation for public sector researchers in local, regional and national organisations. This is defined as creating better tables, visual images and mappings to enable researchers to manipulate and understand statistical datasets( relating particularly to local gover
The Queen’s Beacon School Thinking Skills Project (2000)
A TTA project in 2000 to develop the school as a thinking and learning organisation, and to raise the achievement of pupils through teaching thinking and learning skills.
Raising Achievement in Writing through Action Research: The Croydon Writing Project (1999-2000)
This is a write-up of action research to raise standards in writing at Key Stages 0, 1 and 2. The project involved 22 teachers working with 523 pupils.
Evaluation of the Full Service Extended Schools Project: End of First Year Report
This report, published September 2005, presents the findings, based on twenty two projects, of the evaluation of the first year (2003-4) of the full service extended schools (FSES) initiative.
Supporting E-learning Communities in ITT Series - Sunderland PDA Project
This project, based at Sunderland University, delivered PDAs to a number of trainers, trainees and school-based mentors.
The effective provision of pre-school education (EPPE) project: final report
This is the final report of a major research study, funded by DfES, on the impact of pre-school provision in England on children’s intellectual, social and behavioural development at ages five and seven.
Supporting learning with ICT in pre school settings (INTERPLAY project)
This Teaching & Learning Research Briefing presents the findings of a two-year study based in the Institute of Education at the University of Stirling. As part of the Interplay project, funded by the ESRC, the aims were to ‘identify ways of enhancing young children’s experiences with Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) through guided interaction with practitioners’. It explores how this can fit into the ‘pre-school culture of child-initiated learning through play’.
ESD Briefing Document: Chapter Three: University Sector: Global Teacher Project
Education for Sustainable Development Briefing Document: Chapter Three: University Sector: Global Teacher Project
Personalised Learning and Pupil Voice: The East Sussex Project
This booklet is a 2006 report of Personalised Learning: The East Sussex project, funded jointly by the Centre for British Teachers (CfBT) and the DfES Innovation Unit.