American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM)
The American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) aims to encourage education, training, and research in laboratory animal medicine; to establish standards of training and experience for veterinarians professionally involved with the care and health of laboratory animals; and to recognize qualified persons in laboratory animal medicine by certification examination and other means. The ACLAM website provides information on education and training activities, access to key publications
Rev. Claude L. Pickens, Jr. Collection on Muslims in China
The Rev. Claude L. Pickens, Jr. Collection on Muslims in China forms part of Harvard-Yenching Library at Harvard College. It comprises a rare collection of over 1000 photographs Christian missionaries working amongst the Muslim population in Western China in the 1920s and 1930s. It is important for historical studies of religion in China; Chinese Muslims and contact between East and West, An increasing number of the photographs can be searched and viewed online from the website. Also provided is
The Fachportal Pädagogik (German Education Portal) is coordinated by the German Institute for International Educational Research (DIPF). It provides free access to a number of databases where you can trace online journal articles, reports, books and other materials relating to education. Services include the German Education Index ( a bibliographic index to journal articles from over 400 titles) pedocs document server (pre-prints, book chapters and other documents) and a subject directory of li
Travel Catering Research Centre (TCRC)
Founded in 2002, the Travel Catering Research Centre (TCRC) is based at the University of Surrey. Supported by the International Travel Catering Association (ITCA), formerly the International Flight Catering Association (IFCA), the Centre aims "to generate and disseminate knowledge to academics and industrialists in support of long-term performance improvements in the international travel catering industry. This industry is concerned with the provision of meals and other on board service on air
Kitchens, women and perception : from the inside, looking out
Subtitled 'A study of kitchens in a rural area of Cochabamba, Bolivia', this MA thesis by Mariana Butrón Oporto was presented at Lund University, Sweden in 2002. "The objective of the present research is to make a study of kitchens in rural communities of Chimore Bolivia. The research assumes that the women spend more time in the kitchens, and in consequence are the most exposed group to the kitchen conditions, and that the management and characteristics of the kitchen have effects on the healt
ARGO: National Documentation Centre Greece
ARGO is a major portal to bibliographic resources which is maintained by the National Documentation centre of Greece. It provides free access to a number of major Greek catalogues and databases. These include: GLAFKA - Database on the Greek society and Hellenism; European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) database; listings of Greek PHD theses; HELM Official Gazette of Greece, 1833-1847; The Bibliography of Modern Greek History (1973-1982) and HELLECON - Scientific Publications for the Greek Econo
Social media for non profits and charities
This describes opportunities and best practices for non-profts to connect, engage and communicates through social media platforms
Listen: WRVU co-founder remembers early days of campus radio
Dr. Raphael Smith, one of the co-founders of WRVU, is one of six Vanderbilt alumni who will be inducted into the Vanderbilt Student Media Hall of Fame on Oct. 22. Smith, who is now a Vanderbilt University professor of medicine, emeritus, provided most of the technical expertise for getting the station built and on thekeep reading »
6.891 Computational Evolutionary Biology (MIT)
Why has it been easier to develop a vaccine to eliminate polio than to control influenza or AIDS? Has there been natural selection for a 'language gene'? Why are there no animals with wheels? When does 'maximizing fitness' lead to evolutionary extinction? How are sex and parasites related? Why don't snakes eat grass? Why don't we have eyes in the back of our heads? How does modern genomics illustrate and challenge the field? This course analyzes evolution from a computational, modeling, and engi
UMass Students Explore Tropical Rain Forest
Betsy Dumont, a mammal expert in the biology department at UMass Amherst, is one of six faculty who regularly lead students in a tropical field biology course in the Commonwealth Honors College every Spring Break. They study in Costa Rica's lowland coastal rain forest and spend two days of snorkeling on pristine coral reefs off the coast of Panama. The trip gives students a feel for what it is really like to do a field project, from design to data collection through trouble-shooting and on to an
UMass Snorkelers Explore Coral Reefs
An accomplished diver, Sean Werle of the biology department led two days of snorkeling amid coral reefs and other coastal habitats off Panama for the 24 students enrolled in the Tropical Field Biology. They were able to witness first-hand the amazing variety of creatures that live among coral reefs and other coastal ecosystems, including sharks, rays, stunning tropical fish and nudibranchs.
Stealing Empire: P2P, intellectual property and hip-hop subversion
Stealing Empire poses the question What possibilities for agency exist in the age of corporate globalisation Using the work of Antonio Negri and Michael Hardt as a point of entry Adam Haupt delves into varied terrain to locate answers in this groundbreaking inquiry He explores arguments about copyright via peertopeer P2P platforms such as Napster free speech struggles debates about access to information and open content licenses and develops a politically incisive analysis of counter discourses
Describing body parts in Arabic
Describing body parts in Arabic
Food, Identity, and African-American Women With Type 2 Diabetes: An Anthropological Perspective
Article discussing African American women's diatary practices and how they contribute to Type II Diabetes in that population
A private high school's staff responses to a Web 2.0 and abundant digital media presentation
This presentation sums up questionnaire feedback from fourteen South African private high school staff This follows a talk I gave on abundant digital culture and its potential benefits and hazards for their school. LOUD Speaker image by woodleywonderworks shared under a CC-BY license
Basic Bio Chemistry
Basic Bio Chemistry
Careers in Journalism : How Much Do Reporters Get Paid?
What is the starting salary for a reporter working for a conventional media outlet? Is it still possible to make good money in the field of journalism? Find out why many reporters never make great salaries with help from a journalism professor in this video on careers in journalism.
Australian banks well positioned to weather the financial crisis
In comparison to the battered banks elsewhere, Australia’s ‘big four’ banks have been “holding up very well” relative to their counterparts in the US and Europe, which have either filed for bankruptcy or have sought government bailouts, says John Schubert, chairman of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, the country’s biggest lender by market capitalisation.
Tennis players, Pomona College
Four Pomona College tennis players with rackets pose for a photo in the tennis courts. From left to right: unidentified, Ralph Noble, Robert Williams, Wilfred Reynolds. Part of Renwick Gymnasium can be seen in the background.
Intergroup leadership: a unifying force
As the name suggests, intergroup leadership involves a fair amount of interaction among team members. On paper, it may look simple enough, but in reality, it’s a lot harder to put into practice.