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  1. BritLab Streaming

    Link
    https://www.youtube.com/user/HeadsqueezeTV/featured
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Chemistry, Computing, General Science, Mathematics, Physics, Technology
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    Science video channel on Youtube featuring content presented by Greg Foot and Hannah Fry. The Brit Lab Original series consists of a series of short films featuring experiments and investigations into various phenomena, including decomposition, spontaneous combustion and cannibalism. Hannah Fry’s Number Hub videos see the mathematician explaining mathematical concepts and theories in an entertaining and engaging way. The channel also includes videos from James May’s Head Squeeze series and a small selection from the BBC ‘Tomorrow’s World’ series, including this demonstration of early touch screen technology.

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  2. Instant Anatomy Streaming

    Link
    http://www.instantanatomy.net
    Category
    Bio-Medical
    Subject
    Medicine
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    Extremely useful website for medical students learning about human anatomy. Produced by former paediatric urological surgeon Robert Whitaker, the site features podcasts, audovisual demonstrations, revision exercises, tips and mnemonics. A subscription site provides even more material, including 144 video podcasts, 23 hours of audio and 38 lectures. Members of the following institutions can access the subscription services via their institutional sign in: University of Cambridge; University of Oxford; Nottingham University; University of Cumbria; Deakin University; Imperial College; University of Limerick; University of St Andrews; ACT Health; UTS; University of Queensland.

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  3. FT Science Streaming

    Link
    http://podcast.ft.com/s/ft-science-with-clive-cookson
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, General Science, Genetics, Mathematics
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    The Financial Times science podcast is no longer being updated but the archive features all the episodes in the series, freely available. The FT’s Science Editor presents the podcast, covering every aspect of science from biomedicine to space.

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  4. Academic Video Online: Premium Streaming

    Link
    http://search.alexanderstreet.com/avon
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Bio-Medical, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    American Studies, Architecture, Art, Business Studies, Design, Environmental Studies, Film Studies, History, Literature, Media Studies, Medicine, Music, Politics and Government, Psychology, Religious Studies, Social Studies, Social Welfare, Women’s Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Databases, Streaming/Download

    Academic Video Online: Premium is the largest and most comprehensive video subscription available to libraries. It delivers more than 50,000 video titles spanning all academic subject areas including anthropology, business, counselling, film, health, history, music, and more. More than 12,000 titles are exclusive to Alexander Street. From Jan 1 2016, it includes the new “AVON-to-Own” feature, where subscribing libraries receive perpetual rights to videos they select at the end of each annual term commensurate with the amount of the subscription, using an entire year of usage data to support selections. Subscribing libraries also receive Alexander Street’s Media Hosting Service at no charge.

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  5. Mawah: When Ebola Came to Our VIllage Streaming

    Link
    http://www.mawahtale.com/
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Biology, Development Studies, Social Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    A beautifully designed interactive website which tells the story of a small village in Central Liberia, using graphics, animations, video and sound to show the effects of the Ebola outbreak on the village and its inhabitants. The site is the creation of Carl Gierstorfer, a journalist and filmmaker with a background in biology.

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  6. Mental Health Channel TV Streaming

    Link
    http://mentalhealthchannel.tv/
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Medicine, Psychiatry, Psychology
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    This charitably funded American website produces free-to-view videos on the subject of mental health. The site features a number of series on different topics, each series being made up of different chapters. Topics covered include bipolarity, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, women’s issues, psychosis, young people, older people, schizophrenia and suicide. Each series takes a different approach to the subject, from Cracking Up, in which comedians take mental health into the spotlight, to The Developing Brain which presents stories about the successful treatment of children’s mental health challenges.

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  7. Science Photo Library Streaming

    Link
    http://www.sciencephoto.com/
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Astronomy, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, General Science, Genetics, Medicine, Nature
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Footage Sources, Information Sources, Streaming/Download, Video Sources

    Specialist science imagery and footage is available to licence from this longstanding company. There are over 600,000 images and 40,000 clips available on the site, all of which are freely available to preview online but users need to register in order to buy clips.
    The moving image collections are divided into Healthcare, Science & Technology, Space, History, Environment, Animals and Flowers. The company also runs a free research service and has an educational plan available with subscriptions starting at £25.00.

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  8. iBiology Streaming

    Link
    http://www.ibiology.org/
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Biology, General Science, Nature
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    Useful resource featuring free open-access videos about biology, presented by leading scientists and researchers, who discuss their work and research methods, with the aim of making the subject accessible to a broad audience. The clean design makes searching and browsing easy and the site is conveniently divided into broad thematic areas: BioSeminars; BioEducation and Bio Films. The Education pages feature a series of courses for secondary school and undergraduate level students on topics including microbiology, ecology, genetics, cell biology and biochemistry. There are also two flipped learning courses, featuring course curricula, online seminars, and questions for classroom discussion.

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  9. TeamBath: Physio and Sport Science Podcasts Streaming

    Link
    http://www.teambath.com/physio-sport-science/podcasts/
    Category
    Bio-Medical
    Subject
    Medicine, Sports Science
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    Series of podcasts produced by Team Bath (the sports brand of the University of Bath). Each episode aims to share knowledge, advice and ideas related to the science behind sport, focusing on the psychological as well as the physiological aspects of growth and maturation. Suitable for young athletes, physiotherapy and sports science students as well as interested sports professionals.

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  10. Science Alert Streaming

    Link
    http://www.sciencealert.com/
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Astronomy, Biology, Environmental Studies, General Science, Medicine, Nature, Physics

    Popular website which aggregates and promotes the latest scientific research from universities and research bodies around the world, featuring news stories, articles, videos and images. There is a particular (though not exclusive) emphasis on the Australian scientific research community. Users can search under several broad categories, including Health, Environment, Space, Physics and Nature. The videocontent is collected on one page.

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