The Beer Game was invented in the 1960s by Jay Forrester at MIT. The game was designed to teach about supply and demand chains . Users are required to balance these and keep inventories. IIOM, has a free multiplayer version of the online beer game, here >>and a single player version here >> You have to […]
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Think Tank reports on the invasion of Ukraine – Consilium (europa.eu)Useful bibliography with annotations and links on recent European think tanks’ publications about the conflict. A useful starting point for grey literature.
Yemen Conflict Observatory A new site created by ACLED and the Yemen Data project. This site offers up to date data dashboards and mappings of war and violence in Yemen. It incudes Red Sea Attacks Dashboard, Weapons Systems Dashboard and Actor Profiles. Regional Profiles feature interactive maps showing events within each region. Details of the methodology […]
Global Policing DatabaseCreated by researchers at the University of Queensland, this free searchable resource indexes case studies of evaluations of what works in policing tactics. It includes materials published since the 1950s. It covers staffing, police use of technology, law and policy
Professor Kate Loveman (School of Arts, University of Leicester) has created a new collection of educational resources for key stage 1 & 2 about Samuel Pepys and his times. The resources include animations, guides, activities, and resources specifically designed to present a more inclusive view of life of 17th-Century London. Funding for this project came […]
A guide on research on gender and sexuality in the UK National Archives. Emphasis is on their holdings of government, legal and police records. Guidance is offered on other organisations too.
Academic website from Leigh Buchanan Bienen who has been based at Northwestern University School of Law and specialises in legal history. Provides information on her academic websites as well as books. Strong resources for US legal history and criminology.Resources are grouped together here and also available separately on other university websites.They include: The database also […]
The I-Portal: Indigenous Studies Portal was launched in 2006 at the University of Saskatchewan. Its primary focus is on indigenous peoples of Canada with a secondary focus on indigenous peoples of the United States, Australia, Aotearoa – New Zealand, and other areas of the world. There are now over 71,000 records many with free full […]
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The ACLED Conflict IndexA new indicator relating to civilian impact of conflict. Includes an interactive calculator that shows the number of people exposed to conflict in the selected area and time period. Users can filter options to choose a geographic location where people are exposed, the type of conflict they are exposed to, the types of actors […]
Professor Colin Blackmore has created a series of podcasts with British disability activists. The latest, with Professor Colin Barnes, is on the sociology of disability. The podcasts cover accessibility, equal rights and campaigning.Listen here: https://www.podbean.com/eas/pb-9tp9n-15648e4