The sixth Warwick Symposium on Parish Research, held in the humanities research centre on May 17, 2008, drew together scholars from the UK, Europe and North America to consider religious devotion in late medieval and early modern parishes. Here the organisers, speakers and postgraduates talk about the symposium and different approaches to the theme of parish pieties.
Life (Stories) in Transition
Bert Ingelaere gives a talk for the 2009 Taking Stock of Transitional Justice Conference entitled 'Life (stories) in transition: A methodological approach to study political transition and transitional justice from below'
A legal and historical study of post-WWII Singapore Trials: Death and suffering on the "hell-ships"
Dr Cheah Wui Ling gives her talk entitled 'A legal and historical study of post-WWII Singapore trials: Death and Suffering on the Hell Ships' as part of the 2009 Taking Stock of Transitional Justice conference
Transitional Justice and the Inter-American Human Rights System
Seminar delivered on Tuesday 1 December 2009 by Par Engstrom, Lecturer in Human Rights, Human Rights Consortium, School of Advanced Study, University of London.
Pharmacokinetic Study of Carbidopa
This dataset comes from a study of 12 healthy males randomly assigned to a three-period crossover design, in which were given one of 3 doses of a drug. Blood samples were collected at specified time intervals, and data on plasma levels were collected. Questions from this study refer to the relationship between dosage and plasma levels. A text file version of the data is found in the relation link.
NASA CONNECT The Measurement of All Things: Atmospheric Detectives
In NASA CONNECT Atmospheric Detectives, NASA scientists and researchers introduce students to the study of atmospheric science. They demonstrate the use of mathematics and remote sensing to measure the amount of aerosols in the atmosphere and how human activity contribute to the amount of these aerosols in the atmosphere. Grades 4-8
NASA CONNECT Mirror, Mirror on the Universe
In NASA CONNECT Mirror, Mirror on the Universe, students discover how algebra and telescopes are used in space exploration and why optics, which is the study of light, is important in astronomy. Students learn about the Hubble Space Telescope, Hubble Deep Field, and how NASA engineers use algebra in their work.
The Frenchman's Map
New questions are raised as old ones are answered in the study of the Frenchman's Map. Architectural researcher Ed Chappell talks about the document.
In Other Words
The cost of modern speech is paid in verbs as America trades eloquence for speed. Historian Cathy Hellier explains the change.
The Jefferson Blog
A new blog subjects Thomas Jefferson's ideals to modern scrutiny. Add your two cents beginning this July.
The Carolina Room
Modern-day curators focus on reversible restoration techniques. Conservator Shelley Svoboda describes the renewal of the Carolina Room.
Purpose-Built: Backyard Architecture
Backyard structures bespeak a separate history. Author Mike Olmert shares his study of outbuildings.
53 Years of Media and Politics
Dr. David Butler brings his legendary Friday evening Media and Politics seminar to a final conclusion by answering questions instead of asking them. Dr Butler's well-worn armchair was occupied by John Lloyd (of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism), who assumed the role of the questioner, together with Baroness Margaret Jay, a former student of Dr Butler. Also for the first time in 53 years, the Chatham House Rule did not apply. The last seminar of David Butler was, uniquely, on-th
El Taller, #11 (enhanced) Masks of Mexico Audio Tour
This section of the exhibition is a recreation of a mask carver's workshop. Craftsmen use many tools and materials to create their masks while they draw inspiration from both the traditional and the modern. Mask maker and our guide, Zarco Guerrero excites us with his knowledge of his craft.
Anne Tanenbaum Lecture Series: Dr. Hindy Najman
Dr. Hindy Najman (Director of the Centre for Jewish Studies and Associate Professor of Ancient Judaism in the Department and Centre for the Study Religion at the University of Toronto) sheds light on the claim that revelation did not cease in the Second Temple period, but was understood to persist even outside of the space of Jerusalem and temple practice and especially at Qumran. The opinions expressed in this lecture are those of the speaker and do not necessarily reflect the positions of the
Conversations with Archaeologists and Researchers: Dr. Peter Storck
Dr. Peter Storck, ROM Archaeologist and author of Journey to the Ice Age, discusses his contributions to the study of Paleo-Indians, the first people to migrate into Ontario. This unique video series, Conversations with Archaelogists and Researchers, explores the careers and experiences of five individuals associated with with the Royal Ontario Museum.
Assembly Line at RCA Victor Television Factory
The RCA factory opened in Bloomington in 1940 and became a major employer of men and especially women in the area. The first color televison rolled off the line in 1954, and Bloomington became known as a world leader of television manufacturing.,Monroe County Journey
This case study describes the use of pod casts to support and enhance student decision making in the development and running of a new simulated company using business simulation software
Learning during the first three years of postgraduate employment – The LiNEA Project
In this project then, we’re looking at young graduates in nursing, engineering and accountancy going into their first jobs, and we’re trying to find out what they’re learning, how is that being learnt, and what sort of things affect their learning. In telling you about our project and the way it is working, I also aim to give you some inkling of what seems to be coming out from the people we’ve already spoken to about higher education, what they’ve derived from it, what they’re abl
Naturalistic observation of small group work in key stage 1 classrooms
The physical environment of the classroom is one of many diverse social contexts encountered by a child; recognisable in many shapes and forms across the world, its core features have remained essentially unchanged throughout centuries of concomitant social change. Whilst such durability stands as a powerful testament to the success of the classroom as a mode of social organisation and learning (Kushner, Simon et al. 2001), it is also indicative of how decades of curriculum research, innovation