Tags » Research-2

Clearing House for Military Families

Clearinghouse for Military Families is a program through Penn. State. It has many resources available for military families. Below is the link to their website and another link to a PDF of research that has been published by Penn. 82 more words

VAOMK

On Praise

via BBC News – Lavish praise from teachers ‘does not help pupils’.

I heard an outline of this piece of research by the Sutton Trust on Radio 4 this morning whilst pulling up my socks. 811 more words

Philosophy Of Education

'Divide and rule'—raven politics

Mythology has attributed many supernatural features to ravens. Studies on the cognitive abilities of ravens have indeed revealed that they are exceptionally intelligent. Ravens live in complex social groups and they can gain power by building social bonds that function as alliances. 333 more words

Birds

In the Shadows of Five Star Hotels

“…much of what was said did not matter, and much of what mattered could not be said.” (P.172)

Behind the Beautiful Forevers, written by journalist Katherine Boo, is set in Annawadi, a slum in Mumbai, stretching along the Mumbai Airport and hidden from view by a concrete wall that separates the indulgent from the destitute, the opulent from the deprived. 579 more words

Research

Environmental correlates of plant and invertebrate species richness in ponds [paper summary]

This is part of a series of short lay summaries that describe the technical publications I have authored.  This paper, entitled “Environmental correlates of plant and invertebrate species richness in ponds”, was published in the journal Biodiversity and Conservation in 2011. 236 more words

Science

ISO 19157:2013 and 3D data show that quality control standards might need their own quality control

A part of my research involves analysing and describing the propagation of errors in 3D GIS. This is a new field that has first been tackled by my… 494 more words

Research

On Hecate: The Original Witch

 Goddess of magic, witchcraft, childbirth, crossroads, the moon, souls of the departed, necromancy

Guardian of the Household

Lady of the Beasts

Protector of everything newly born, shepherds, sailors, the homeless, the destitute, the oppressed… 2,230 more words

Books + Words