Media and Communication
BBC 100 A website celebrating the anniversary of the BBC with a 100 objects (technology and props), 100 oral history clips, a timeline of events and biographies of 100 icon figures with photos and TV and audio clips.
Ensuring Equal Access to Education in Future Crises: Findings of the New Remote Learning Readiness Index (UNICEF)The report introduces the Remote Learning Readiness Index to measure countries’ readiness to deliver remote learning in response to school closures or disruption of in-person learning. The index ranks countries’ performance according to a number of different categories. Access the […]
De Gruyter have just made free to download: An End to Antisemitism! the outcome of an international high-level conference that was held in Vienna in 2018 as a collaboration between the University of Vienna, together with New York University, Tel Aviv University and the European Jewish Congress. Topics covered include: Volume 1: Comprehending and Confronting Antisemitism, […]
Transparent: Creating Organisations Inclusive of Black Women in Finance, Professional Services and Big Technology. New from the LSE Inclusion initiative, this qualitative study undertook interviews with 44 Black women at various stages in their careers. It offers insight into why black EDI initiatives are needed, as the vast majority reported pay gaps and the need […]
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 Box of Broadcasts, a playlist of programmes on the experiences of people in colour in the UK and beyond. Available to all University students and staff situated in the UK.
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.
Latest annual report from Freedom House which ranks 70 nations according to levels of internet freedom. This includes coverage of freedom of expression, user privacy, regulation and control of big tech companies. Full methodology is provided on the website.
A website from the BBC Rewind provides free access to BBC archive news programmes reflecting life and events in Northern Ireland from 1952 to December 1979. Most are news clips from BBC Northern Ireland news and current affairs programmes including Ulster Mirror. It includes coverage of the Troubles as well as quirky news stories.
‘100 Voices that made the BBC’ series – ‘Entertaining the Nation’. Historical site from the BBC which is based on oral histories. It is curated by Dr. Jamie Medhurst, Aberystwyth University, with contributions by Dr. Siân Nicholas, Aberystwyth University, Dr. Anthony McNicholas, University of Westminster, and Professor Richard Haynes, University of Stirling, under the […]