The Gafam empire project developed by DensityDesign Lab and Tactical Tech looks at the acquisitions conducted by 5 tech companies – Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft – from the moment they made their first one to the end of the summer of 2022. This enables tracking of their dominance of market sectors, spread and […]
A teaching resource from Box of Broadcasts aimed at increasing the employability of students from a number of degrees, including management and History. Topics covered include spotting opportunity, marketing, corporate social responsibility, product diversification and customer loyalty. Three sectors are examined: fashion and beauty, food and drink and IT.
Say my Name Right is a shareable resource developed by Dr Hannah Deakin-Smith and Dr Jane Pilcher of Nottingham Trent University. It draws on findings from the Say My Name research project funded by the British Academy which explored the impact on students of staff avoiding saying their name or mispronouncing it. It emphasizes how important it is for staff to learn how to […]
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A shocking report from Times Higher of a study showing doctoral students at high risk of suicide due to stress. The Co-op foundation’s Lonely but not alone campaign offers students forums of support and messages for those experiencing loneliness.
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From The Lug and Can Label Collection, which is part of the UC Davis library’s Archives and Special Collections. You can view more than 4,800 colourful 20th century labels from American fruit and vegetable cans and containers. Great for students of economic and advertising history.
A historic database of advertisements from Woman’s Exponent newspaper from 1872-1914, made available free online from Brigham Young University’s Harold B. Lee Library and Utah Digital Newspapers. It is possible to browse by date or industry. Includes many contemporary ads targeted at a female audience including clothes, fashion, education, and travel.
For women’s history month, Europeana has released a great new colouring book about women in history with images from Europe’s greatest library and heritage collections.
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Ben and Jerry ice cream flavours A site from data visualization experts Hesham Eissa & Lindsey Poulter which examines the range and popularity of ice cream flavours offered worldwide from leading brand Ben and Jerry’s.Find out what the most popular flavour in a specific nation is. Full methodology provided!
July 11th is World Population Day United Nations Population Division produces regular demographic estimates and population projects for countries worldwide. Its website provides free access to reports and data including world fertility, mortality and World Population Reports. See also the United Nations Population Fund (UNPF). UN Demographic Yearbook Free access to all editions from 1948 onwards. Covers population size, births, […]
High Streets Recovery Tracker Launched by the Centre for Cities to provide economic data on the recovery from the lock-down of Britain’s largest cities and towns. It compares average footfall and enables cross-city comparisons. There are also worker number comparisons. The methodology is provided on the website.