Monthly Archives: December 2016

Find out what books we have recently purchased

Please visit our ‘Recommend a book or other resource‘ web page for a link to a list of what we have recently purchased.library-images-take-2-5482-taken-by-nathan-pitt-university-of-cambridge

The books were either recommended by our readers, or by lecturers as part of their undergraduate reading lists (Blue Books), or were new editions of textbooks.

You will see that we have been purchasing more computational chemistry and drug discovery titles, in order to support the increasing amount of research that is taking place in these areas within the department.

We welcome recommendations for the purchase of books (and ebooks) for the Chemistry Library collections from our readers, as well as for journals and databases. Please see the above website for further information on how to do this.

Bonus Thing 24 – Behind the Scenes

It’s like the ‘how we did this bit’ section at the end of each Planet Earth II episode!

23 Research Things Cambridge

By the time you read this, the first live run of the 23 Research Things programme will have just concluded with (hopefully) lots of success and accolades.

But what actually goes into making a programme like 23 Research Things? Why did we use YouTube videos and what did Moore Methods have to do with it all? Well in our typical style, we made a video about it so check it out.

Bonus Thing 24 activities

Watch some videos from any of the following channels: The Brain Scoop [can contain dissections so watch with caution], PBS Ideas Channel, SciShow.

What did you like about the suggested videos that you watched? What didn’t you like? Is there anything that they did or featured that you could incorporate into your research or work?

What did you think about our Moore Methods videos?

To help us do better at this sort of thing, don’t…

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Thing 23 – Ultimate Research Tool

Well done Georgina!

23 Research Things Cambridge

We’ve covered a lot of tools and concepts over the past few weeks. 22 tools and concepts to be precise and if you’re still with us at this point then well done! We are almost at our last and final Thing…the unveiling of the Ultimate Research Tool.

One tool to rule them all…you get the idea. So check out the Ultimate Research Tool video to find out what on earth it is. Go on! Now!

Video transcript

Now you’ve watched the video, gosh. What a reveal!

Thing 23 activities

Reflect on and blog about the Ultimate Research Tool. Do you agree with our choice and what role does the tool play in your life? Will you use it differently in the future now you’ve taken this programme and watched the video above?

Also, take some time to reflect and blog about the overall 23 Research Things programme. What were the…

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