Understanding contemporary society
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. This module introduces students to a range of approaches in social analysis. Through introductions to key concepts, theorists and research studies in the disciplines of sociology, cultural studies and social policy, students will be equipped with the skills necessary for more advanced study of contemporary society. Two routes to reading this module's contents are offered. Those who prefer to read on screen can na
Understanding and classifying a stroke
Stroke is the third largest cause of death in the UK after heart disease and cancer. It is also the single leading cause of severe disability in the UK. Classification of stroke is crucial in planning treatment and is a good indication of prognosis This Learning Object helps individuals understand how to make the diagnosis of stroke using the Oxford Stroke classification. It is suitable for any health care professionals involved in the management of stroke but especially doctors and medical stu
Transitions : figures in space
In this video Dr Edward Sellman talks about his portrait of the late Alan Sillitoe. As well as being an expert in special needs in Education, Dr Edward Sellman is also a recognised artist and in this video he takes you round his latest exhibition and reveals all about meeting and painting the famous author. 2009 Suitable for Undergraduate Study and Community Education Dr Edward Sellman, Lecturer, School of Education Dr Edward Sellman is a member of the Centre for Research in Schools and Co
The sounds of German
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009. This module investigates the sounds of German and how they can be described accurately (“phonetics and phonology”). Students will learn to transcribe German using the notation of the International Phonetic Association, and we will look in particular at aspects of German pronunciation that are hard to master because they are different to English or similar to French. We will a
The inflammatory response
This learning object describes the inflammatory response - a series of local cellular and vascular responses which are triggered when the body is injured or invaded by micro-organisms or antigen.
Shrinking the economy
In this podcast Dr Robert Hoffmann talks about how important psychology is to business and asks if we have talked ourselves into recession. Dr Hoffmann is a member of the International Centre for Behavioural Business Research (ICBBR) within the Nottingham University Business School(NUBS). The centre has also recently opened a new extension at The University of Nottingham, Ningbo China. The centre's research brings together a range of experts who share an interest in studying decision-making in
Quantum field theory
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. Last taught in Spring Semester 2006 A compilation of fourteen lectures in PDF format on the subject of quantum field theory. This module is suitable for 3rd or 4th year undergraduate and postgraduate level learners. Suitable for year 3/4 undergraduate and postgraduate study. Dr Kirill Krasnov, School of Mathematical Sciences Dr Kirill Krasnov is a Lecturer at the University of Nottingham. After studying physic
Quantitative economics 1
As taught Autumn Semester 2010. There are no pre-requisites for this module. In particular, there is no assumption that Mathematics has previously been studied to A-level standard. In common with practically all subjects, theory in Economics is intrinsically mathematical, and those areas of Mathematics - principally differential calculus and its applications - most relevant to Economics will be covered. The mathematical techniques will be illustrated through economic applications, principally m
MIT Political Science Distinguished Speaker Series: Inaugural lecture - 15 September, 2011
Ron Bloom, former Senior Counselor to the President, discusses issues and challenges involved in rebuilding the American economy.
India's new global strength
Nirmalya Kumar, Professor of Marketing, discusses his new book 'India's Global Powerhouses', on the globalisation of Indian firms
San Francisco with elevation (432), x 3 exaggeration
San Francisco Bay flyby, using Landsat imagery from September 27, 1997
Find Your Own Direction
In this activity, students create their own simple compass using thread, needle and water in a bowl and learn how it works.
Women in business - are the days of macho management numbered?
Do men and women really have different management styles? Professor Dame Sandra Dawson talks about why she believes we need more women in the board rooms, her thoughts on why this should not be legislated for and the problem with the real and imaginary glass ceilings.
The Moon Coin Book Trailer
21H.416J Medieval Economic History in Comparative Perspective (MIT)
This course will survey the conditions of material life and the changing social and economic relations in medieval Europe with reference to the comparative context of contemporary Islamic, Chinese, and central Asian experiences. The subject covers the emergence and decline of feudal institutions, the transformation of peasant agriculture, living standards and the course of epidemic disease, and the ebb and flow of long-distance trade across the Eurasian system. Particular emphasis will be placed
Winter Lecture Series - 2011: On Shaky Ground: What the Christchurch earthquakes mean for tourism in
Discover the Otago phenomenon for yourself and come along to free public lectures in Auckland and Wellington on a range of relevant and challenging issues that affect so many New Zealanders. Held July-August, 2011.
MSU Drawing Marathon
MSU art students participate in the annual Department of Art, Art History, and Design Drawing Marathon on Thursday, Sept. 22. Held just outside the Kresge Art Center from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., the marathon includes mural boards for collaborative drawing as well as costumed models in rotation throughout the day. More info at https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=181199938622970.
292 GG Overcoming Writer's Block
Help! I'm totally blocked.