Today (aka The Today Programme) is BBC Radio 4’s morning news programme. It has been running since 1957.
On Thursday (2nd May) it is being broadcast live from the Sainsbury Centre at UEA. It will be hosted by journalist Justin Webb.
If you want to attend the broadcast, you need to book a free ticket in advance and turn up by 5.15am.
Update: According to UEA, there are no tickets left.
The International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL) was founded in 1967. To celebrate its first 50 years, a history was published in 2017.
A review in the ELT Journal says:
You would be forgiven for walking past this book in a bookshop … but in fact, you would be missing a treat, because, in its own understated way, A History of IATEFL is a real page-turner. … a fascinating story of the squabbles, the plotting, and the occasional full-blown revolts that went on in the early days between the founders and those who wanted IATEFL to take a more radical path. There were some colourful figures and some big egos involved…
Exeter University has created some free online courses on climate change.
The aims are to explain the science of climate change, the risks it poses, and the solutions available to reduce those risks.
The courses are all available now, on FutureLearn:
- Climate Change: The Science (4 weeks)
- Climate Change: Solutions (4 weeks)
- Valuing Nature: Should We Put a Price on Ecosystems? (2 weeks)
- Tipping Points: Climate Change and Society (2 weeks)
You may have noticed copies of Outline lying around INTO. It’s a free guide to what’s on in Norwich: music, films, exhibitions, comedy, restaurants, etc.
It also has a website.
Mathigon is an interactive online textbook about maths. It covers geometry, algebra, and probability and discrete mathematics.
Rather than just presenting you with information, Mathigon challenges you with problems and allows you to interact with diagrams. It is one of the most accessible and engaging maths resources available on the web, a true mathematical wonderland. The text is well-written, the pages are beautifully designed and presented, and it covers a large array of topics.
The Royal College of Psychiatrists has information about mental health: on depression, shyness, stress, eating disorders, therapies, etc.
Some of it has been translated into various languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Spanish and Urdu.
- الاكتئاب عند الرجال
- Каннабис и психическое здоровье
- Preocupaciones y ansiedades
- سگریٹ نوشی کے ذہنی صحت پراثرات
Information is also available from Mental Health in Multicultural Australia in several languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Turkish and Vietnamese.
The Chinese Mental Health Association (in the UK) has information in English and Chinese.