Splendid new set of videos from Professor Martyn Poliakoff and colleagues of the School of Chemistry at the University of Nottingham. The Periodic table offers a number of really entertaining and informative short videos on each element. Just great.
Month: July 2008
“Green” University league table
The People and Planet "Green League" Another fun league table here but really makes all of the others look like models of objectivity and statistical rigour. From THE 1 Gloucestershire (last year 5th) 2 Plymouth (2) 3 UWE (8th) 4 Anglia Ruskin (8th) 5 Loughborough (38th) 5 Cambridge (8th) 5 Central Lancashire (50) 8 Leeds … Continue reading “Green” University league table
Taking “enhancing the student experience” too far?
Interesting piece in the Chronicle about the student experience at High Point University (where "every student receives an extraordinary education in a fun environment with caring people"). The features apparently include: valet parking a hot tub in the middle of the campus an ice-cream truck that circles the campus giving out free ice creams etc … Continue reading Taking “enhancing the student experience” too far?