Articles Archive - page 24
10th May 2013
Someone in Britain dies every minute but many risk missing out on having their end of life wishes met due to a reluctance to talk about dying, death and bereavement. Joe Levenson, of the Dying Matters Coalition, discusses the importance of media in getting its message across.… continue reading.
23rd April 2013
Linda Kaye guides us through Roundabout, the cinemagazine now online used by government to promote Britain as a progressive world leader to South and South-east Asia.… continue reading.
27th March 2013
The advent of Open Education Resources (OERs) has seen a significant change in higher education practice. Professor Martin Weller tracks its development.… continue reading.
22nd February 2013
Is there still more to learn about Alfred J. Hitchcock, already the most written about filmmaker in the history of the medium? Professor Charles Barr offers a fresh perspective.… continue reading.
6th February 2013
Mark Thornton Burnett explores the contemporary significance of Shakespeare cinema outside the Hollywood and UK mainstream.… continue reading.
3rd January 2013
To celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the launch of Channel 4, in November the University of Portsmouth held a two-day conference dedicated to the output of the UK’s fourth terrestrial TV channel. Dr Ieuan Franklin provides an overview of the event. … continue reading.
4th December 2012
The Enlightening Science Project was established to create an educational resource to inform and engage users on the core concepts behind Isaac Newton's scientific achievement. Professor Rob Iliffe provides an overview.… continue reading.
9th November 2012
Professor Sarah Street introduces her new book, 'Colour Films in Britain: The Negotiation of Innovation, 1900-55', the first study to trace the history of colour films, their styles and technologies in Britain when colour films were far from the norm.… continue reading.
10th October 2012
On 7 October 2008 the University of Oxford launched its podcast site on iTunes U. Four years and more than 4,000 audio and video podcasts later and Oxford's iTunesU website has had more than 18 million downloads so far.… continue reading.
17th September 2012
The British Board of Film Classification celebrates its centenary this year. But what can the organisation learn from the past, and how does history inform its current activities?… continue reading.