German history in documents and images
German History in Documents and Images (GHDI) exhibits primary sources online to present a narrative of Germany's political, social, and cultural history from 1500 to the present. The site includes historical narrative overviews and original German texts, accompanied by new English translations. Short secondary historical narratives are prepared by a variety of current scholars who are specialists in relevant fields. The site is divided into ten sections according to historical time periods, w
Decline of infant mortality in England and Wales, 1871-1948 : a medical conundrum
This is a Web page detailing the context, range and availability of the 'Decline of Infant Mortality in England and Wales, 1871-1948: a Medical Conundrum' dataset hosted by the History Data Service (HDS), based at the UK Data Archive University of Essex (formerly part of the Arts and Humanities Data Service - AHDS). The data is available to order from the HDS as an excel file. From this Web page you may download a PDF of images of the study documentation. To make use of this dataset you must fir
Kultur was a JISC-funded online project, which created a... "working model of a sustainable institutional repository for research output in the visual and applied arts", the Kultur Demonstrator. The website contains a full set of PDF reports on the progress and outcomes of the project, along with details of the staff involved, and links to the original JISC description of the project. This may be an interesting resource for those considering the ways in which academic online repositories and arc
Metacognition as a precursor to self-consciousness : evolution, development and epistemology (MPSC)
Metacognition as a Precursor to Self-Consciousness (MPSC) is the website of a collaborative research project, coordinated by Joëlle Proust of the Institut Jean-Nicod in Paris. The project comprises seven sub-projects, based around Europe and in the USA, dealing with a range of different aspects of philosophy of mind and cognitive science. One of the sub-projects, Metacognition from a Logical Point of View (based at the University of Bristol) is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council
Oklikni ulitsy Moskvy...
Oklikni ulitsy Moskvy [Call out Moscow streets] is a project exploring the historical names and topography of Moscow, created by a professor of philology. The site consists of: a typographical dictionary of stream, river, pond, lake and ravine names; an anthology of poetry about Moscow arranged chronologically (1825-1999); academic articles and reports about Moscow names (including material relating to the post-Soviet revision of place names); imia-istoriia-kultura [name-history-culture],
Russian women painters : 1893 exposition
Russian women painters : 1893 exposition is a subsection of a larger site created by US literature professor Kathleen Nichols, which lists artworks by women exhibited at the Worlds Columbian Exposition in Chicago 1893. Very few details are given about the artists themselves (in some cases only the surname is known), but images of the works exhibited are provided where known, and where not, representative images are given. This site will be of interest to students and researchers in the field o
Catholic Church in Lithuania : sanctuaries and pilgrimage sites
The Sanctuaries and Pilgrimage Sites website from the Lithuanian Catholic Internet Service provides information about churches, sanctuaries, monasteries and shrines in Lithuania, a country rich in catholic monuments. There is a page for each of seven pilgrimage sites: Sanctuaries of Siluva; the Hill of Crosses; the Gate of Dawn; Zelmaiciu Kalvarija; the Marian shrines in Pivasiunai and Krekenava; and the relics of Matulaitis. Each page contains an explanation of the site's religious meaning, as
The PAZAR database unites independently created and maintained data collections of transcription factor and regulatory sequence annotation. PAZAR permits the representation of diverse information derived from experiments ranging from biochemical proteinDNA binding to cellular reporter gene assays. Data collections can be made available to the public, or restricted to specific system users. The system facilitates the analysis of genomics data and the creation of predictive models of gene regula
This site offers information about genetics and genomic science, with the aim of increasing understanding and stimulating discussion of genetic research and its implications. Produced by the Communication and Public Engagement team of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, it is aimed at students and the general public and includes animations, videos and activities. There are three sections entitled: Your Introduction to DNA, Genes and Genomes; Your Human Genome; and Our Genomes, Health and Soci
Asian journal of Experimental Biological Sciences
The Asian Journal of Experimental Biological Sciences is an open access journal, first published in 2010, which aims to cover all aspects of the biological sciences. The website gives access to the complete text of all volumes, as well as giving details of the editorial board, instructions to authors, and an overview of the subject areas covered.
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
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
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
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.
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