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  • Audiovisual in Education: Presentations and Photos

    Below you can find the presentations from Audiovisual in Education with synced audio. You can also download the PDFs of each presentation, using the links below. Dr Chris Willmott, University of Leicester, spoke about how different uses of broadcast media can enhance science teaching. Please note: this is audio only. Access full presentation on SlideShare.   Dr Catherine Grant, University […]

  • Media Screen Round-up November 2016

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Andrew Ormsby. This month’s bumper issue features  a special issue of The European Journal of Women’s Studies on the subject of Women’s cinema and transnational Europe. The issue explores the various ways […]

  • Media Screen Round-up October 2016

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Andrew Ormsby. Recent events lend a potentially topical significance to some of the publications in this month’s bumper round-up, particularly a number of publications which examine different aspects of film and the […]

  • Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock to present Learning on Screen Awards

    We’re delighted to announce Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock as our guest speaker for the Learning on Screen Awards 2017. Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE is a space scientist whose passion is presenting science to a general audience and demonstrating that you ‘don’t need a brain the size of a small planet’ to understand, participate in and enjoy […]

  • Recent additions to the Moving Image Gateway

    Learning on Screen’s Gateway includes over 1,900 websites relating to moving image and sound materials. These have been subdivided into over 40 subject areas. To suggest new entries or amendments, please contact us by email or telephone (020 7393 1500). 92Y On Demand Huge archive of freely available audio and video interviews with around 1000 […]

  • Digital Shakespeare – our blog for RES

    Our Schools Membership and Support Officer, Lincia Daniel, has penned a blog for the Research and Education Space (RES) about our work supporting Shakespeare in schools.  ‘At Learning on Screen we’ve launched a new project for schools called Digital Shakespeare. Building on our expertise in supporting the education sector to access and use the moving image […]

  • RES scoops linked data award

    The Research and Education Space (RES) project has picked up the Linked Enterprise Data Award at the European Linked Data Contest (ELDC). The awards, held at the Semantics Conference in Leipzig, are now in their second year and honour organisations making innovative use of linked data technologies. The project battled it out against 37 entries from […]

  • Media Screen Round-up July 2016

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Andrew Ormsby. 2016 marked the 100th anniversary of the April 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin. This month’s round-up features a reference to Ciara Chambers’ chapter about the portrayal of the aftermath of […]

  • Moving Image Gateway News

    Learning on Screen’s Gateway includes over 1,900 websites relating to moving image and sound materials. These have been subdivided into over 40 subject areas. To suggest new entries or amendments, please contact us by email or telephone (020 7393 1500). Ephemeral Films Project: National Socialism in Austria This site gives a fascinating glimpse into life […]

  • From the Arctic to the Caribbean: Film Indexes and Databases on the Moving Image Gateway

    This Gateway includes over 1,900 websites relating to moving image and sound materials. These have been subdivided into over 40 subject areas. To suggest new entries or amendments, please contact us by email or telephone (020 7393 1500). Afbare – Arctic Documentary Films The Arctic and Barents Documentary Film database contains records for over 35,000 […]