Miranda is an open access full-text ejournal, published from the University of Toulouse, France. Themed peer-reviewed issues explore... "social and cultural practices of the English-speaking world". At May 2010 there is one issue available, a substantial issue on Charles Darwin and his legacy / Thomas Hardy and Science beyond Darwin. Articles are in either French or English, and are in HTML format. Example English articles in the first issue include: 'Darwin in Wonderland: evolution, involuti
Lake Tonle Sap: Hydropower on the Mekong
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/asia-cambodia-mekong-basin-lake-tonle-sap-endangered-ecosystem This project investigates possible solutions for Cambodia's Lake Tonle Sap, part of the lower Mekong basin, as it faces a severe depletion of resources, stemming from overfishing and climate change. This report is part of the Pulitzer Center-sponsored project, "Lake Tonle Sap: The Endangered Heart of Cambodia."
1956 Presidential Election Commercial
This is an actual video commercial supporting Eisenhower in his presidential run against Stevenson. (4:19)
Lego Hat Stealers
Evaluation of 'Advanced Database Management' module
This paper focuses on a discussion on the approach taken in analysing evaluation design for a specific faculty module on enterprise education
Transformed by Art
Authors André Dubus III (Townie), Marianne Leone (Knowing Jessie), and Richard Russo, (Empire Falls, Nobody's Fool) recounted how writing changed their lives. Copyright: John F. Kennedy Library Foundation
Learn About Sedimentary Rocks
In this video the viewer will learn about sedimentary rocks. Phrases appear on the screen to highlight the words of the speaker. (01:44)
Blood Video by Peter Weatherall
Video from Human Biology: 14 all-new topics set to original music and animation by Peter Weatherall, guaranteed to get students excited about the biological processes and systems of the human body. This is a great resource to use in conjunction with non-fiction texts on this subject. (3:44)
Virtual teams are the future
Geographically diverse teams in multinational companies maybe harder to manage than traditional teams, but these collaborative virtual teams are becoming increasingly important. According to Professor Lynda Gratton, one of only two women in The Times' Top 50 Thinkers in the World, the very make-up of teams gives them an ability to innovatively solve complex problems.
Philip Cowley, Reader in the University’s School of Politics and International Relations, was recently nominated for the Times Higher young researcher of the year award. In this podcast, Philip discusses his research into back bench rebellions within the British parliament. Philip describes his research as practical politics, linking academic research to the real world of political debate. Since the British Labour party’s re-election with a reduced majority of 66 MPs in May 2005, some back
What Does the Term 'Horsepower' Mean?
This video explains the science behind the term Horsepower in just under 9 minutes. Explanation is clear and easy to understand.
Thomson Reuters Newsmaker with Jeff Immelt, part 5
Oct 17 - GE CEO Jeff Immelt answers questions from the Newsmaker audience regarding CEO pay disparities, speaks in defense of President Obama and stresses innovation as a job creator.
Pocahontas Biography, Part II
This is NOT the animation from the well-known studio. This is an animated biography of Pocahontas from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children.
Volcanoes from Around the World
This video shows photographs of volcanoes from around the world. It is set to music and each photo gives the location of the volcano. It shows both dormant and erupting volcanoes. Music may be a bit distracting to the viewer. (06:07)
Fun Science Projects for Children : Ingredients for Flubber
Make science fun. What are the ingredients and materials needed to make flubber? Learn in this science video from science expert: Karen Weisman. This video gives the step by step instructions for making flubber, and even has subtitles so that if you can't understand the presenter you can still see the measurements that she is talking about.
ISS Update - Feb. 17, 2012
The International Space Station video update for Feb. 17, 2012.
War of The Century - Part 6
This part of the documentary states that more civilians died in the east during the war than in any other part. There is footage of the artillery used and you can also see part of Stalin's speech just before the battle started. There is an explanation of the tactics and orders the red army had. Those who were not ready to obey the rules were shot. The weather grew harsh and the German were not ready for that. The German army also had to obey staying there no matter what happened.
The man in the woollen mask - Adrian Scott
Dr Adrian Scott, from the University's Department of Psychology, considers the fallibility of human memory and how past experience and knowledge of the world influence recollection.