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Afferent and efferent nerves

Afferent and efferent nerves

As taught Semesters 1 and 2, 2011 This learning object compares and contrasts afferent and efferent nerves of the peripheral nervous system. This learning object is used as part of the level 1 Biological Sciences module delivered by the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy. Andy Meal – lecturer in Biological Sciences, School of N...   More

Approaches to political studies

Approaches to political studies

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010. This module introduces students to alternative theoretical approaches to the study of political phenomena. We consider the different forms of analysing, explaining, and understanding politics associated with approaches such as be...   More

Art and war

Art and war

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010. This module will focus on the treatment of war or the representation of war in art broadly conceived: war stories, war photography, war paintings, war films, war music, even war architecture - war memorials and war museums. It wil...   More

Back-bench rebels

Back-bench rebels

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 ...   More

Blood vessels

Blood vessels

As taught Semesters 1 and 2, 2011 This learning object explains and describes how the structure of a blood vessel is related to its function. This learning object is used as part of the level 1 Biological Sciences module delivered by the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy. Dr Andy Meal, Lecturer in Biological Sciences, School of...   More

Bone growth and repair

Bone growth and repair

Describes the growth of a long bone, and the process of bone fracture repair. Andy Meal – lecturer in Biological Sciences, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy, University of Nottingham.   More

Brazilian Portuguese year 1 semester B

Brazilian Portuguese year 1 semester B

This module is aimed at students in year 1 semester B (beginners Portuguese). The varied exercises cover a range of topics from a solar eclipse to the Portuguese language. The transcript reader of the listening exercises allows students to identify words/passages they find difficult to understand.   More

British prime ministers 1783 - 1852

British prime ministers 1783 - 1852

This learning object on British Prime Ministers, 1783-1852, is designed to support the programme of lectures and seminars on the module The Many Faces of Reform: British politics, 1790-1850. It will help familiarise you with the leading political figures and parliamentary groupings of the period we are studying. It will also test your knowled...   More

British public policy

British public policy

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010/2011. The aim of this module is to analyse and explain the changing nature of policy-making in contemporary Britain, with particular emphasis on the period since 1979. Specifically, the module examines the impact of new forms of '...   More

BURN - Biosciences Undergraduate Research at Nottingham

BURN - Biosciences Undergraduate Research at Nottingham

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. Research produced 2006 - 2009. BURN brings final year undergraduate research work to public view in a professional and relevant way. The students represented here have risen to the challenges of doing rigorous research and presenting their work to a wider audien...   More

Caistor dig

Caistor dig

A skeleton, found in September 2009 at one of the most important, but least understood, Roman sites in Britain is puzzling experts from The University of Nottingham. Dr Will Bowden from the Department of Archaeology at the University of Nottingham and leader of excavations at the buried town of Venta Icenorum at Caistor St Edmund in Norfolk a...   More

Cardiac muscle

Cardiac muscle

As taught Semesters 1 and 2, 2011 This learning object describes the structure and function of cardiac muscle. It is used as part of the level 1 Biological Sciences module delivered by the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy. Dr Andy Meal, Lecturer in Biological Sciences, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy   More

Career skills in economics

Career skills in economics

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009 Careers skills is a compulsory module for all Year 2 Economics students. It is not available to students from outside the School. It is one of a number of modules that make up the Nottingham Advantage Award. The Nottingham Adva...   More

Cell membranes and compartments

Cell membranes and compartments

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 Sciences, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy, University of Nottingham   More

Cell organelles

Cell organelles

As taught Semesters 1 and 2, 2011 This learning object describes the structure and function of mammalian cell organelles. It is used as part of the level 1 Biological Sciences module delivered by the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy. Dr Andy Meal, Lecturer in Biological Sciences, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy   More

Challenging reality

Challenging reality

A behind the scenes interview with Professor Christopher Barnatt, Director and Producer of a new TV documentary on what we perceive to be real, and what, if any, future lies ahead for us. The TV documentary was televised in April 2009 and was based on a book written by Professor Christopher Barnatt in 1997, also entitled Challenging Reality,...   More

Charles Darwin lectures at the University of Nottingham

Charles Darwin lectures at the University of Nottingham

As part of the University of Nottingham, School of Biology's 200 years of Darwin celebrations, Darwin — aka evolutionary geneticist Professor John Brookfield in full Victorian attire — outlines the ideas from his 1859 breakthrough publication The Origin of Species, which presented the theory of natural selection as the main driving force for ...   More

Collagen formation

Collagen formation

As taught Semesters 1 and 2, 2011 The learning object describes how collagen fibres are assembled in the formation of connective tissue. The learning object is used as part of the level 1 Biological Sciences module delieverd by the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy. Dr Andy Meal, Lecturer in Biological Sciences, School of Nursin...   More

Conservation and biodiversity

Conservation and biodiversity

Dr. Richard Field research interests lie in conservation, biodiversity and the forces that structure ecological communities. In this podcast, Dr Field from the School of Geography compares and contrasts his experiences as a researcher in national parks in Honduras and Indonesia, and the different types of ecological communities he has studied...   More

Consumer law

Consumer law

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/10 This module looks at the role of the law in regulating business in the interests of consumers. Suitable for: Second and final year undergraduates Professor P.R Cartwright, School of Law Peter Cartwright has been Professor...   More

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