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University attains Teaching Excellence Framework Gold status

The University has just been awarded Teaching Excellence Framework Gold status.  Only three other institutions in South East England have achieved this.  The report confirmed that the University delivers: “consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students,” and that

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From “Pokemon Go” to “Parasite Hunt”

If you are an avid collector of Pokemon, or indeed just have a passing familiarity with Pokemon Go, you may be interested in how the game concept has been used by a university in Thailand to teach children in rural communities about the

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I-Find Academic Information (CCi students)

Missed a timetabled library workshop recently?  Just need to find a few extra academic sources for your essay or dissertation? Then please come along to one of the i-find Academic Information workshops, scheduled especially for students in the Faculty of

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SU Teaching Awards Success

Anne Worden was runner up in the Best Student Support category of the SU Teaching Awards, beating off a host of others.  This is the fourth year of the awards and the fourth time we’ve picked up an award.  Anne

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Lego multi-story carpark

For those who’ve complained that we haven’t had enough Lego of late (or that Monday’s TOTD was too static), try this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=22PAaX_cEOI&NR=1 An instructional video on how to build, and use, a multi-story carpark.

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Les Trois Petits Cochon do Gaga

In June of last year we reported on librarians doing Lady Gaga (http://www.liblog.port.ac.uk/blog/2010/06/2047/).  Now it’s the turn of the three little pigs! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qxnpz0z_hg You might even learn some French watching this! Thanks to S for finding it.

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Howopia

This “valuable resource for people looking for information and instructions on how to complete a huge range of tasks” looks like a UK version eHow. So, if you want to know how to polish your shoes or remove fleas from

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PhotoTuts+

Phototuts+ is a brilliant resource for all photographers whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned professional there is a wealth of articles and tutorials to be found here covering every aspect of photography. This site will help you improve

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Lord of the Libraries

I can’t believe TOTD hasn’t come across this excellence before! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdTAv4dCZMg

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Lectures go ‘wild’

Fed up of not participating in lectures?  Want to comment on the lecturer’s slides?  Have a question? The University of Hull is developing a system where you may be able to do just that: http://www.jisc.ac.uk/news/stories/2009/10/wildthing.aspx More about the project here:

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