Iconography of contagion
The physical exhibition features more than 20 health posters from the 1920s to the 1990s. Covering infectious diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis, AIDS, gonorrhea, and syphilis, the posters come from North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. This accompanying web site includes a very informative and well produced fully illustrated catalogue as a downloadable PDF. It has been organised by the National Academy of Sciences.
KNGF evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
This site gives access to English translations of the Royal Dutch Society for Physical Therapy (KNGF) evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. The guidelines and flowcharts have been made available in English so that they can be endorsed or adjusted as necessary by other countries. Examples of guidelines included are: Ankle sprain; Cardiac rehabilitation; Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD); Low back pain; Manual therapy in low back pain; Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis; Parkinson's Di
Safety reporting portal (SRP)
The Safety Reporting Portal (SRP) is an online tool launched in May 2010 by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The aim of the SRP is to create greater harmonization among federal agencies for adverse event and product problem reporting and anyone with access to the Internet can report a safety concern about a medical product as well as foods, cosmetics, animal feed and veterinary products. Information is provided on how to report
Hot Docs Doc Library: celebrating Canadas rich documentary filmmaking heritage
This site is supported by the Department of Canadian Heritage. It provides free access to a large growing collection of documentary films from Canadian film makers. These include materials from NFB. Materials can be searched or browsed by topic. There are also playlists for films by young film makers and a section designed for school and college use. A wide range of topics relating to social, political, economic and world events are covered. They include an emphasis on the history, culture and s
Ethnographic video online
Ethnographic video online is a commercial subscription product of Alexander Press. It offers access to 100s of online ethnographic films and associated study materials. These cover a wide range of cultures worldwide.They include Documentaries from key filmmakers such as John Marshall, Timothy Asch, Robert Gardner, David MacDougall, John Bishop, David Plath from the 1920s to the present day There are also associated interviews, previously unreleased raw footage, field notes and study guides. In
Shared Thinking is a group learning technique supported by voting technology (EVS Electronic Voting System technology) or interactive whiteboards. It provides a way of sharing the thoughts of everyone in the room to generate a resource for individual and collective learning. Key outcomes relate to social-emotional benefits, greater participation and learning benefits. It can be used for developing learning communities in face to face settings. Shared Thinking was created by Nicholas Bowskill, wh
The University Alliance is a representative body - sometimes called a mission group - of 22 UK universities that claim to be "actively business-focussed" and together educate about a quarter of UK students. Through evidence-based policy and research, the Alliance aims to improve policy-making in higher education to the benefit of the UK economy and society. The Alliance seeks to represent the wider interests of its universities with Government, the broader policy-making environment and national
Biblioteca Virtual de Prensa Histórica
Biblioteca Virtual de Prensa Histórica is a major Spanish digitisation project which involves over 50 Spanish universities coordinated by the la Dirección General del Libro, Archivos y Bibliotecas, a través de la Subdirección General de Coordinación Bibliotecaria, Spanish Ministry of Culture. The project involves the digitisation of journals and newspapers from the 18th Century onwards covering a wide range of subject areas from the arts and social sciences. They comprise collections from
Government of Southern Sudan
This is the main official website of the Government of Southern Sudan which emerged following the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) on January 9th 2005. Its website provides information on the history of government in the region, its structure and recent activities. It includes government press releases, and some full text legislation. There are also links to other government department websites covering economic and social policy and topical events such as elections and human s
CHARTER: Creating Heritage Artefacts for Research and Teaching in an E-Repository
This site forms part of the University of Exeter Digital Collections , an institutional repository which provides free access to information about (and in many cases the full text of ) research outputs from academic staff and researchers at the University of Exeter. This section contains materials from the CHARTER creating Heritage Artefacts for Research and Teaching in an E-Repository project which is making available 4,000 online images from the rare books and archives of the University. Topic
Devolutions impact on low-income people and places
This site provides free access to the full text of a 20 page report by Jim McCormick and Anne Harrop which was published in January 2010. The paper summarises the impact of a decade of devolved government in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland upon poverty and the lives of the poor. There are links to associated publications on the social and economic impact of devolution.
Homeworking mom offers advice on employment opportunities to women with parenting responsibilities working from home. The site was created by Georganne Fiumara, founder of the Mothers Home Business Network, and contains sections on freelancing, internet work, and running a business. The site also includes The Real Deal, a blog devoted to aspects of homeworking.
Women in the United States Congress 1917-2009
This site provides free access to the full text of a report published by Congressional Research Service as RL30261 in December 2009. The 107 page report contains detailed statistics on women in the US Congress. It includes lists of women office holders, data on offices held, length of service, party and ethnic group.
4 Adding variables
Handling statistical data is an essential part of psychological research. However, many people find the idea of using statistics, and especially statistical software packages, extremely daunting. This unit takes a step-by-step approach to statistics software through seven interactive activities. No statistics software is needed.
The importance of the kidneys is most clearly demonstrated in the presence of pathophysiologic states. The kidneys play a central role in the maintenance of the internal milieu by balancing fluid, electrolytes, and hydrogen ions to provide optimal conditions for molecular, cellular, and body system function. They also serve as the major excretory organ for metabolic byproducts, drugs, and other organic substances. Finally, the kidneys are an important endocrine organ, producing vasoactive factor
Clinton, Netanyahu talk peace
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held key talks Thursday with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu - in an effort to restart peace talks with the Palestinians. Jon Decker reports.
This course, offered by Professor David Solomon, is an introduction to biomedical ethics. The first part of the course provides an introduction to basic ethical theory, which is intended to serve as a background aid for thinking through the particular issues discussed in the remainder of the course. Specific topics to be discussed include confidentiality and truth-telling in the doctor/patient relationship, medical experimentation and informed consent, abortion, treatment decisions for seriously
Nuclear and Particle Physics
A third year course in Nuclear and Particle Physics. Could do with a few LHC updates. Contains lecture notes, examples, ... as well as the files used to create these resources. Also has some movies of nuclear collective motion. Discusses: 1 Introduction 2 A history of particle physics 3 Experimental tools 4 Nuclear Masses 5 Nuclear models 6 Some basic concepts of theoretical particle physics 7 The fundamental forces 8 Symmetries and particle physics 9 Symmetries of the theory of strong
Partial Differential Equations
A second year course in the Mathematics of Partial Differential Equations for Physics students. Contains lecture notes, examples, ... as well as the files used to create these resources. Discusses: 1 Introduction 2 Classiﬁcation of partial diﬀerential equations. 3 Boundary and Initial Conditions 4 Fourier Series 5 Separation of variables on rectangular domains 6 D’Alembert’s solution to the wave equation 7 Polar and spherical coordinate systems 8 Separation of variables in polar
How to extract value from Intellectual Property pt 1 (materials)
This zipped file contains all of the materials that made up the "How to extract value from Intellectual Property pt 1". Inside the file is a narrative, the full PowerPoint slide and cc licence information for all the clip art and materials that have been used. There are audio files that also can be used under the creative commons. The relevant attribution and sources for the materials can be found in the narrative transcript of the lecture.