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University of Northampton: The impact of COVID-19 on digital delivery - initial trend analysis

blog post image The speed and intensity of transitioning to mass online delivery of teaching has left in its wake a unique digital record, the patterns and trends of which reveal the story of the sector grappling to respond.

Contactless Sleep Sensing in Nest Hub

blog post image “People often turn to technology to manage their health and wellbeing, whether it is to record their daily exercise, measure their heart rate, or increasingly, to understand their sleep patterns. Sleep is foundational to a person’s everyday wellbeing and can be impacted by (and in turn, have an impact...

A kauri tree stump is kept alive by its neighbours through hydraulic coupling. Forests should be viewed as living organisms.

blog post image A kauri tree stump is kept alive by its neighbours through hydraulic coupling. Forests should be viewed as living organisms. "Trees are commonly regarded as distinct entities, but the roots of many species fuse to form natural root grafts allowing the exchange of water, carbon, mineral nutrients, and...

The challenge of measuring real world community-based interventions. Exposure to a multi-level multi-component childhood

blog post image The challenge of measuring real world community-based interventions. Exposure to a multi-level multi-component childhood obesity prevention community-randomized controlled trial: patterns, determinants, and implications. - PubMed - NCB "Treatment effects may be attenuated in community-based trials,...

Frozen Pluto has wind-blown dunes made of methane sand. The same complex forces that make the patterns in our world that

blog post image Frozen Pluto has wind-blown dunes made of methane sand. The same complex forces that make the patterns in our world that we so admire also work in alien worlds but, as in Pluto, on substances that would be truly exotic here on earth.

Understanding Latent Dirichlet Allocation with Gibbs Sampling by coding it from scratch. Latent Dirichlet Allocation (LDA)

blog post image Understanding Latent Dirichlet Allocation with Gibbs Sampling by coding it from scratch. Latent Dirichlet Allocation (LDA) is a machine-learning technique that by the magic of many (many many) small calculations it can detect patterns in data and cluster documents, for example, into similar topics. ...

Could analysing personalised learning be better matched if physicians are first classified into competency groups? Using

blog post image Could analysing personalised learning be better matched if physicians are first classified into competency groups? Using latent class analysis to identify physician competency reveals four distinct subgroups in this cross-sectional study in China. The survey tool is large at over 100 items long but included...

Patterns of change and continuity in ochre use during the late Middle Stone Age of the Horn of Africa: The Porc-Epic Cave

blog post image Patterns of change and continuity in ochre use during the late Middle Stone Age of the Horn of Africa: The Porc-Epic Cave record: Ochre is found at numerous Middle Stone Age (MSA) sites and plays a key role in early modern human archaeology. Here we analyse the largest known East African MSA ochre assemblage,...

Patterns in Course Design: How instructors ACTUALLY use the LMS - Blackboard Blog

blog post image Patterns in Course Design: How instructors ACTUALLY use the LMS - Blackboard Blog

Association of e-Cigarette Vaping and Progression to Heavier Patterns of Cigarette Smoking: This cohort study uses survey

blog post image Association of e-Cigarette Vaping and Progression to Heavier Patterns of Cigarette Smoking: This cohort study uses survey data to assess associations between baseline e-cigarette use among high school students and use of combustible cigarettes 6 months later. Adam M. Leventhal. Matthew D. Stone. Nafeesa...

Making Waves in the Sky off of Africa : Image of the Day: The rise and fall of colliding air columns can make cloud patterns—gravity

blog post image Making Waves in the Sky off of Africa : Image of the Day: The rise and fall of colliding air columns can make cloud patterns—gravity waves—similar to a boat’s wake.

Good read. "Humanising healthcare" by Dr Margaret Hannah. Great ideas briefly and clearly explained. The book outlines an

blog post image Good read. "Humanising healthcare" by Dr Margaret Hannah. Great ideas briefly and clearly explained. The book outlines an approach in Fife to reduce winter pressures on beds by encouraging patients, staff, and community to seek better health care. The ideas are based on Alaska's Southcentral Foundations's...

Differences in incomes of physicians in the United States by race and sex: observational study: Objectives To estimate

blog post image Differences in incomes of physicians in the United States by race and sex: observational study: Objectives To estimate differences in annual income of physicians in the United States by race and sex adjusted for characteristics of physicians and practices. Design Cross sectional survey study. Setting...

Vegetarian Dietary Patterns and the Risk of Colorectal Cancers: Colorectal cancers are a leading cause of cancer mortality,

blog post image Vegetarian Dietary Patterns and the Risk of Colorectal Cancers: Colorectal cancers are a leading cause of cancer mortality, and their primary prevention by diet is highly desirable. The relationship of vegetarian dietary patterns to colorectal cancer risk is not well established.To evaluate the association...

The Google search terms 'diabetes' and 'recipe' have contrasting patterns repeated each year over the festive period covering

blog post image The Google search terms 'diabetes' and 'recipe' have contrasting patterns repeated each year over the festive period covering November to January. Could this be evidence of human behaviour from big data? I'm on a Big Data MOOC #FLbigdata and was introduced to this tool on Google. I've shown in the...

Day 55 - #thecrapartist - watercolour washes Exploring watercolour washes with Essaouira views and Arabic patterns.

blog post image Day 55 - #thecrapartist - watercolour washes Exploring watercolour washes with Essaouira views and Arabic patterns.