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  1. Futurism Streaming

    Link
    https://futurism.com/
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Chemistry, Computing, Dentistry, Engineering, General Science, Genetics, Geography, Geology, Mathematics, Medicine, Physics, Psychiatry, Sports Science, Technology
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Producers/Broadcasters, Web Links

    A digital media company that reports on the latest ground-breaking discoveries in the fields of science and technology. The content is presented as News, Infographics or Videos, and the themes covered include: Advance Transport (Flying Cars, The Hyperloop, Space Planes, Self-Driving Vehicles, Jetpacks, High-Speed Rail), Hard Science (Astrophysics, Applied Mathematics, Bioinformatics, Quantum Mechanics, Polymer Chemistry, Computational Theory), Artificial Intelligence (Singularity, Machine Learning, Neural Networks, Turing Tests, Speech Recognition, Computer Vision), Earth & Energy (Nuclear Fusion, Hydrogen Fuel Cells, Floating Wind Farms, Electric Cars, Climate Change, Cloud Seeding, Environmental Engineering), Enhanced Humans (Biohacking, CRISPR, NeuroTech, Humanity+, Brain-Controlled Prosthetics, MedTech, Bionics, Augmentation, 3D Printed Organs), Future Society (Universal Basic Income, Workforce Automation, Lab-Grown Meat, Blockchain, Bitcoin, SmartCities, Future Careers, Political Policy), Health & Medicine (Antibiotic Resistance, Vaccines, Lifesaving Clinical Trials and Treatments, New Disease), Off World (SpaceX, Orbital, NASA, International Space Station, Mars Colonization, Micro-Satellites, Fermi Paradox, Interstellar Travel), Robots & Machines (Supercomputers, Drones, 3D Printers, Transformative Gadgets, Humanoid Robots, Quantum Computing), Sci-Fi Visions (Time Travel, Wormholes, Alternate Universes, The Simulation Hypothesis, Moonshots, Artistic Visions of the Future) and Virtuality (Holograms, Augmented Reality, VR Gaming, Sensory Suits, 360-Degree Videos, Digital Simulations).

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  2. The Conversation Streaming

    Link
    https://theconversation.com/uk
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Bio-Medical, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Current Affairs, Economics, Education, Medicine, Nature, Politics and Government, Sports Science, Technology
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Producers/Broadcasters, Streaming/Download

    An independent news website sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public. The Conversation launched in Australia in March 2011 and in the UK in May 2013. It is a not for profit educational entity, funded by universities, that aims to rebuild trust in journalism by providing independent, high quality and authenticated information. The articles, written by academics and researchers with some help from professional journalists, are organised by subject areas like in any online version of a broadsheet newspaper: Arts & Culture, Business & Economy, Education, Environment & Energy, Science & Technology, etc. Interestingly, each article displays a disclosure statement indicating the author’s funding and any potential conflict of interest. The Fact Check UK section includes the statement being checked (e.g. ‘Is freezing eggs really ‘extremely unsuccessful’?), the link to its original source, a Verdict and a Review by an academic who gives his/her opinion on whether and why the author of the statement is right or wrong.

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  3. Coventry University Podcasts Streaming

    Link
    https://coventryuniversity.podbean.com/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Bio-Medical, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Art, Computing, Design, Economics, Education, History, Mathematics, Media Studies, Music, Politics and Government, Sports Science
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download, Web Links

    This collection of podcasts features freely available recordings of lectures and talks from Coventry University. The podcasts are arranged according to category, which cover the full range of academic subjects, are arranged according to faculty and subject area as well as broader topics relating to the university itself.

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  4. 92Y On Demand Streaming

    Link
    http://92yondemand.org/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Art, Business Studies, General Science, Literature, Music, Religious Studies, Social Studies, Sports Science, Technology
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    Huge archive of freely available audio and video interviews with around 1000 notable figures from the worlds of literature, art, music, entertainment, politics and sport who have appeared at the 92Y, a New York community centre and cultural institution with a history stretching back to the late nineteenth century. Users can search by year, topic or performer name to find Kurt Vonnegut’s first public reading from ‘Breakfast of Champions’ in 1970, Wallace Stevens reciting ‘An Ordinary Evening in New Haven’, Iris Murdoch discussing philosophy and novel writing and Christopher Hitchens debating whether or not Islam is a religion of peace. Known for its sophisticated, well-read audiences, the quality of debate is high and the topics range widely, covering sports, comedy, Jewish issues, business & finance and science & technology, as well as literature.

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  5. TeamBath: Physio and Sport Science Podcasts Streaming

    Link
    https://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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  6. Sheffield Hallam University, Centre for Sport and Exercise Science Streaming

    Link
    https://www.shu.ac.uk/research/cses/commercial-services/sport-science/psychology-dvds
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Psychology, Sports Science
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Video Sources

    The Centre for Sport and Exercise Science (CSES) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for research and consultancy in the areas of physical activity for health, sport performance, and wellness. The site lists a series of Sports Psychology DVDs which are available for sale. Topics include teaching mental skills for sport psychology, sports psychology consulting and working with teams and coaches.

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  7. MIT OpenCourseWare Streaming

    Link
    https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/audio-video-courses/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Bio-Medical, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Biology, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Studies, General Science, Medicine, Sports Science, Technology
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Courses, Streaming/Download

    MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of almost all Massachusetts Institute of Technology course content. The majority of courses contain video or audio lectures. Several courses are translated into other languages. Among the many courses covered are: Neuroscience and Behaviour, Engineering Dynamics, Energy Decisions, Markets and Policies and Computational and Systems Biology.

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  8. The Documentary Network Streaming

    Link
    https://documentary.net/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Bio-Medical, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Art, Economics, Education, General Science, History, Media Studies, Music, Nature, Politics and Government, Sports Science, Technology
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Discussion Lists, Streaming/Download

    A site offering free streamed documentaries; new titles are added daily. Films can be selected by broad categories (e.g. Economy, Media, Nature), by country of production and by duration - short (up to 10 mins), mid (11-30 mins) and long (30 mins or over). Filmmakers are invited to send the site their films for potential distribution. An online magazine/gives industry news, new gadgets, reviews, and notice of forthcoming films. Free tutorials and guides on documentary filmmaking are available from the site.

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  9. New Books Network Streaming

    Link
    http://newbooksnetwork.com/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Bio-Medical, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    American Studies, Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Astronomy, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Current Affairs, Dance, Drama, Economics, Education, Environmental Studies, Film Studies, Food, French Studies, Genetics, Geography, German Studies, History, Law, Literature, Mathematics, Media Studies, Music, Photography, Physics, Politics and Government, Psychology, Religious Studies, Russian Studies, Social Studies, Sports Science, Technology, Women’s Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Reviews, Streaming/Download

    This is a useful place to visit to keep track of recently published books in academia and scholarly research. The site consists of a series of podcasts/interviews in which authors and academics discuss their new publications.

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  10. Engineering Sport Streaming

    Link
    https://www.shu.ac.uk/research/specialisms/centre-for-sports-engineering-research
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Sports Science
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Blogs, Streaming/Download, Web Links

    This site features blogs, articles and videos by sports scientists from the Centre for Sports Engineering Research at Sheffield Hallam University. A series of videos made during the run up to the 2012 Olympic Games look at cycling, diving, sailing, athletics and triathlon and consider the ethics of using technology to enhance performance. Another set of videos made by Professor Steve Haake in conjunction with Royal Institution, explores the history of science’s relationship with sport and looks at what the future holds, as developers and sports custodians try to find a balance between the advances of technology and preserving traditional rules.

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