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  1. Wyss Institute Streaming

    Link
    https://wyss.harvard.edu
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Architecture, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, General Science, Medicine, Physics, Technology
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Organisations, Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    An institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University devoted to research and technology development to create new bioinspired materials and devices with high-impact applications in healthcare, manufacturing, robotics, energy, and sustainable architecture. The Multimedia section of the website offers videos, animations and podcasts. Content is organised into Focus Areas (e.g. 3D Organ Engineering, Molecular Robotics, Synthetic Biology), Technology Areas (e.g. Building Materials, Medical devices, Organs on Chips), Disciplines (from Aging, Architecture, Biochemestry and Design to Materials Science, Medicine and Physics), and Application Areas (e.g. Balance & Motor Control, Cancer, Diabetes, Heart, Kidney, Liver and Lung diseases).

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  2. Healthtalk Streaming

    Link
    http://www.healthtalk.org
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Medicine, Psychiatry, Psychology, Social Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Organisations, Streaming/Download

    Created in 2001 by GP Dr Ann McPherson and Dr Andrew Herxheimer after their own experiences of illness, this vast resource is the fruit of a partnership between a charity called DIPEx and The Health Experiences Research Group at The University of Oxford’s Nuffield Department of Primary Healthcare. The Learning & Teaching section offers over 25,000 videos of people talking about their experiences of health and social care. The videos are an excellent teaching and training resource for medicine, nursing, social care, allied health professions, sociology and psychology. The content is protected by copyright and is available for reuse to educational and non-profit organisations for an annual fee.

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  3. BFI Film Academy: Shorts by Young Filmmakers Streaming

    Link
    https://www.bfi.org.uk/education-research/5-19-film-education-scheme-2013-2017/bfi-film-academy-scheme
    Category
    Arts and Humanities
    Subject
    Film Studies, Media Studies
    Type of resource
    Organisations

    Open to young people from anywhere in the UK, the BFI Film Academy offers a series of courses for 16-19-year-olds who may want to be part of the future film industry. Courses include: The UK Network Programme, which offers hands-on filmmaking opportunities; the Specialist Residential Academy, which focuses on the skills and knowledge around animation, documentary, screenwriting or VFX; the Craft Skills Residential Programme, which is delivered by the National Film and Television School and last for two years. Many of the short films made through these schemes can be seen via the BFI Film Academy youtube Channel.

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  4. The Paley Center for Media Streaming

    Link
    https://media.paleycenter.org
    Category
    Arts and Humanities
    Subject
    Film Studies, Media Studies, Radio Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Organisations, Streaming/Download

    Aiming to lead the discussion about cultural, creative, and social significance of television, radio, and emerging platforms for the professional community and media-interested public, the Paley Center’s website contains useful resources such as This Day in the Media, a wonderfully curated collection of 365 clips commemorating key dates in media history. There is also a Videoconferencing section, which offers educational materials on a variety of topics. Examples include: Portrayal of Women on Television, The Fine Art of Persuasion; Advertising on Television, Hitchcock, Master of Suspense, and the Golden years of Television. All Regions DVDs of live events, chiefly Q&A with cast and creators of very well-known TV series, are sold via the shop.

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  5. Barbican Centre Podcasts and Videos Streaming

    Link
    https://www.barbican.org.uk/read-watch-listen
    Category
    Arts and Humanities
    Subject
    Design, Drama, Film Studies, Literature, Media Studies, Music, Photography
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Organisations, Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    Known for pushing the boundaries of theatre, dance, film, music and visual art, the Barbican’s podcasts and videos showcase specially commissioned interviews, lectures, exclusive trailers, performance footage, short films and concert recordings. New videos are added each Friday.

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  6. Countryside Classroom Streaming

    Link
    https://www.countrysideclassroom.org.uk/
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Agriculture, Education, Environmental Studies, Food
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Courses, Information Sources, Lists, Organisations, Streaming/Download, Web Links

    The aim of this organisation is to promote the best educational resources in food, farming and environment in the UK. The website contains a wide range of content gathered from a significant variety of contributors. Resources can be searched by Key stage/Age, Curriculum Subject, Theme, Type and Format. The Multimedia option offers a selection of videos and short films on subjects including how the agricultural industry works, careers in horticulture, the use of medicines in livestock production, the importance of plant breeding and the process of bread production in the UK.

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  7. Climate Watch Streaming

    Link
    https://www.climatewatchdata.org/
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Development Studies, Environmental Studies, Nature, Technology
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Blogs, Databases, Information Sources, Lists, Organisations, Web Links

    A free online platform designed to provide advanced researchers with the open climate data, visualizations and resources they need to gather insights on national and global progress on climate change. The platform, managed by the World Resource Institute, brings together dozens of datasets for the first time and allows users to analyse and compare the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement, access historical emissions data, discover how countries can leverage their climate goals to achieve their sustainable development objectives, and use models to map new pathways to a lower carbon. The site can be searched by Countries, Economic sector, Nationally Determined Contribution, Global Historical Gas Emissions and Future Scenarios, where users can model projections of emissions.

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  8. BirdLife International Streaming

    Link
    http://www.birdlife.org/
    Category
    Bio-Medical
    Subject
    Biology, Nature
    Type of resource
    Databases, Information Sources, Lists, Organisations, Web Links

    BirdLife groups together over 120 organisations worldwide that strive to conserve birds, their habitats and global biodiversity. Their website includes a Data Zone section which presents a wealth of scientific data on the world’s bird species and the sites critical to their conservation. This information can be easily viewed at national and territorial level using the Country Profiles searching capabilities; there is also a Case Studies section, and a Seabird Tracking Database, which contains the largest collection of seabird data in the world. This data can be searched and viewed within the site, but access to the actual data is restricted.

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  9. European Documentary Network Streaming

    Link
    http://edn.network/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities
    Subject
    Film Studies, Media Studies
    Type of resource
    Information Sources, Lists, Organisations, Podcasting, Web Links

    EDN is a meeting point for all documentary professionals working in the film and TV industries. It has around 1000 members from more than 60 countries, including production companies, producers, directors and other film professionals, distributors, associations, film institutions & boards, broadcasters, universities and festivals. The key service of EDN are to provide information to its members on co-production and other kinds of collaboration across borders, the international potential of a project, where to take a finished film, distribution, festivals and markets, the EU MEDIA Programme and other funding options, documentary training programmes and production contacts in other countries.

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  10. The Lannan Foundation Audio and Video Archive Streaming

    Link
    https://lannan.org/media/audio/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities
    Subject
    Art, Literature, Social Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Organisations, Streaming/Download

    The Lannan Foundation is an American charitable organisation dedicated to supporting and funding the arts, especially contemporary visual art, literature, indigenous communities, and cultural freedom. The audio archive features a range of interviews, readings and panel discussions with a broad range of writers from the organisations ‘Reading and Conversations’ series.

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