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Piano – Greensleeves

Jumped around a bit today but focused on patterns with three fingers to help reinforce melody and fingering for chords. It’s sunny here and the fingering is light for this classic English song. We’re not interested in the lyrics and meaning, it’s a beautiful…

Transplanting Technology: Dr. Michael DeBakey and Cold War Technology Transfer

Originally posted on Circulating Now from NLM:
Heidi Morefield, MSc, will give the annual Michael E. DeBakey Lecture on May 24, 2018 at 2:00 ET in the Lister Hill Auditorium at the National Library of Medicine. Ms. Morefield is a doctoral candidate in the…

Book – Russia’s foreign policy – change and continuity in national identity, Andrei P Tsygankov

Just started to read – to try to understand promotion of Russia!s cultural identity in context of international relations – have borrowed from Roehampton uni library – this is 4th edition published 2015. More recent articles from Tsygankov: http://valdaiclub.com/about/experts/494/

#bruneldigitalexams – digital assessment – updated

Presentations now available online Will update & republish this post throughout today Brunel (use Blackboard) had HEFCE grant for evaluating pilot – using Uniwise (has open API, can integrate with Moodle): https://t.co/UzNoMdNBRv In Scandinavia, exams are any type of summative assessment, in UK, generally…

Russian homework – hedgehog in the fog

My Russian teacher has recommended this as a way of getting more used to the pace of Russian – ёжик в тумане: Prepositional case and cases in general next lesson. I have explained the water sanitation possible project re contacting university researchers and another…

(UK) Please donate to Medical Aid for Palestinians

If you’re in the UK and horrified by what is happening today with the large number of people dying or injured, you can donate to Medical Aid for Palestinians who are a reputable UK charity. https://www.map.org.uk/ You can also follow live updates below the…

Euro Taekwondo Championships 2018, Kazan

Strong performances from Team GB coming in across the board. Here’s Jade Jones winning, some nice kicking from her Turkish opponent Hatice Ilgun throughout. After initial early points, Jade came from behind making good use of fist and foot to tie 9-9 before golden…