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    • Darwin for a day 

      Brookfield, J. F.
      As part of the University of Nottingham, School of Biology's 200 years of Darwin celebrations, evolutionary geneticist Professor John Brookfield in full Victorian attire delivered a talk, as Darwin, on the theory of ...
    • Cell membranes and compartments 

      Meal, Andy
      Outlines the proposed structure and properties of the plasma membrane in mammalian cells and identifies cell compartments that are separated from each other by at least one plasma membrane. Andy Meal – lecturer in Biological ...
    • Beyond infinity 

      Feinstein, Joel
      This popular maths talk gives an introduction to various different kinds of infinity, both countable and uncountable. These concepts are illustrated in a somewhat informal way using the notion of Hilbert's infinite hotel. ...
    • Uniform convergence and pointwise convergence 

      Feinstein, Joel
      The aim of this material is to introduce the student to two notions of convergence for sequences of real-valued functions. The notion of pointwise convergence is relatively straightforward, but the notion of uniform ...
    • Learning for Sustainability 

      Speigh, Sarah
      The aim of this module is to provide students with an overview of current work and debates on the subject of Sustainability. Sustainability is a complex term that can mean different things to different people depending ...
    • Number for Nurses: Division 

      Jones, Christopher
      The Number for Nurses Computer Assisted Learning Package begins with a basic principles section which is followed by application to nursing practice. The basic principles section deals with addition, subtraction, multiplication, ...
    • Pre-sessional econometrics 

      Upward, Richard
      As taught Autumn 2011 ‘Pre-Sessional Econometrics'' Module Guide Module Code: L14202 Total Credits: 0 Offering School: Economics Suitable for study at: postgraduate Level The content presented here provides information ...
    • Introduction to microeconomics 

      Morgan, Wyn
      This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Semester 1 2009/2010. There are no pre-requisites to taking this module and in particular there is no assumption of any prior ...
    • King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics 

      Bailey, Matthew
      On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and ...
    • Politics in 60 seconds. Voting 

      Van der Eijk, C.
      Professor Cees van der Eijk defines a political concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on voting as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers ...
    • Ideas and politics in contemporary Britain 

      Denham, Andrew
      As taught Spring Semester 2011. The aim of this module is to explain and assess the nature and role of ideas and ideologies in British politics. Specifically, it examines how and why the policies of the 'mainstream' parties ...
    • Sustainability in the arts and humanities 

      Sykes, Naomi
      The aim of this module is to introduce students to the concept of ‘sustainability’ as perceived from within the Arts and Humanities, in particular within the disciplines of archaeology, classics, history (including art ...
    • Why study Karl Rahner? : with Dr Karen Kilby in discussion with Professor Tom O'Loughlin 

      Kilby, Karen; O'Loughlin, Thomas
      The work of the German theologian Karl Rahner (1904-84) has had a profound influence in the later decades of the twentieth century. In this episode of the ‘Why Study’ series, Dr Karen Kilby, one of the world’s foremost ...
    • Industry perspectives in media branding and promotion 

      Mawer, Charlie
      In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media Workshops Charlie Mawer from Red Bee Media, discusses his company's work on the branding and promotion of television channels; from ...
    • Sympathetic nervous system 

      Meal, Andy
      As taught Semesters 1 and 2, 2011 This learning object explains the anatomical organisation of the sympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system. The learning object is used as part of the level 1 Biological Sciences ...
    • Complex health needs 2: adult 

      Nairn, Stuart
      The content presented here provides module information, teaching materials and assessment details for module B74GA5 ‘Complex Health Needs 2: Adult’. This module is offered as part of the Post Graduate Diploma in Nursing ...
    • Back-bench rebels 

      Cowley, Philip J.
      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 ...
    • The impact of globalisation 

      Bieler, Andreas
      This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010. Globalisation has been widely debated in International Political Economy. This module has the task to assess ...
    • Sacred calendars : Pentecost 

      O’Loughlin, Thomas
      Prof. Thomas O’Loughlin, an expert on early Christianity, discusses the origins of the annual feast of Pentecost (often called ‘Whit’). This is the feast which comes 50 days after Easter and is celebrated with a variety ...
    • The anatomy cookbook : a dissection guide with recipes 

      McNally, Donal S.
      The Anatomy Cookbook has been written to accompany an anatomy and physiology course for bioengineers who would otherwise have missed out on the opportunity to study real organ systems at first hand. It is not an alternative ...