Teaching in higher education through the medium of English This is a five-day course designed for academics in universities across the world whose first language is not English and who are delivering degree programmes and presenting research through the medium of English.
The project explores how prehistoric people dressed and expressed creativity and identity through pottery, metalwork and textiles during the period 1800-500 BC. University of Southampton archaeologist Dr Jo Sofaer, who is leading CinBA, says: “I’m interested in finding out what drove Bronze Age people to make the leap from clothing which was purely functional – to using clothes, along with metalwork and accessories, as a form of expression.
The officials of the University of Southampton’s Optical Research Center declared that they have found a technique that can allow to record data in five dimensions and this data can be stored for billions of years. This method transforms data into a thermally stable disc by using femto-second bursts of laser.
WaterAid', Presentation by Alice Dibblin, University of Southampton … http://www.slideshare.net/multisoton/wateraid-presentation-by-alice-dibblin-university-of-southampton-and-volunteer-coordinator-for-the-university-of-southampton-wateraid-group-multidisciplinary-research-week-2013-mdrweek
Scientists uncover medieval remains of the first English 'vampires'
New scientific research suggests that our medieval ancestors were terrified of the living dead – reanimated corpses which would in popular culture today be dubbed revenants or vampires. Scientists from Historic England and the University of Southampton have completed a study of human bones from a medieval Yorkshire village which strongly suggests that they were from individuals regarded by their peers as revenants. The scientific analysis has revealed that the individuals’ skeletal remains…
10 Raspberry Pi creations that show how amazing the tiny PC can be