Category: Subjects: Technology

Maths cafe drop-ins and workshops

Maths Cafe are running their popular workshops again from 3.00-4.30 pm on Wednesdays in Lion Gate-you can find the full program here. Don’t forget you can also drop-in to the regular Maths Café drop-in sessions in Lion Gate and the Library:

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Lay the foundations for your career in Engineering

Interested in getting up to speed with engineering research?  Try the Engineering Academic Challenge: an immersive interdisciplinary problem-set based competition built around 5 trans-disciplinary themes including the future of energy, manufacture and medicine.  The first problem-set will go live in two weeks

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Technology Book of the Week 18/12/15

Transitions in Undergraduate Mathematics Education – edited by Michael Grove, Tony Croft, Joe Kyle & Duncan Lawson Are you interested in learning and teaching in mathematics? The University Library has just added a new book to stock that explores a

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Knovel and Geofacets training

Elsevier are coming to deliver a training session on using two new Library resources: the engineering reference resource Knovel and the Geographic Information System tool Geofacets.  Come along from 10-12 am on Tuesday, 19th January 2016 in Library Seminar Room

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 07/12/15

The making of Avatar by Jody Duncan & Lisa Fitzpatrick This week’s Book of the Week is about one of the most famous films of the past few years.  In 1995, James Cameron began working on a story that would,

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Technology Book of the Week 4/12/15

This is probably straying into the science areas, but as it has such direct applications to technology, we’re going to include it anyway. In Search of Time: journeys along a curious dimension by Dan Falk.

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IEEE usage

We’re always excited to see, sometimes expensive, databases being well used and our IEEE Explore database is just one of the many technology databases we collect statistics on. The top five journals with the most downloads for September were all

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Technology Book of the Week 3/11/15

Digital Drawing for Designers: a visual guide to AutoCAD 2015 by Douglas R. Seidler. Books in the 620s aren’t often very attractive to look at but this is an exception in being both well-designed and containing a feast of illustrations

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Technology Book of the Week 28/10/15

This isn’t so much a book of the week as a series of the week.  The Library has acquired a host of ‘A Very Short Introduction’ titles which range across wide variety of subjects. The two highlighted here are just

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Material ConneXions

Material ConneXion is on trial until 3rd November.  It is a great resource for students of architecture and interior architecture and anyone looking at product design or building materials. Material ConneXion owns the world’s largest collection of unique, innovative and sustainable materials.

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