Tag Archives: Things

The BA Dissertation in Education: things seen and red.

Each year in the School of Education 150 BA honours students complete their first piece of self-directed research. The methods and findings are written up in the form of an eight thousand word research report, a dissertation. This dissertation is the culmination of four years of intensive study of education, and an opportunity for its writers to say something useful ... Read More »

How Watson AI allows IBM’s Advertising Accelerator to do three key things

TechRepublic’s Teena Maddox talked to Dave Neway, head of marketing at IBM Watson Advertising, at CES 2020 about how Watson can take advertising to the next level with artificial intelligence (AI). The following is an edited transcript of their conversation. Dave Neway: We had a major product announcement this week. On Tuesday, I’m very proud to announce that we launched a new offering called Advertising Accelerator with Watson, which as ... Read More »

5 Things You Need To Do When Starting A New Job

Getty Royalty Free The first few weeks at a new job are the most important. You need to learn not only what to do, but how to do it well. You want to make a good first impression on both your manager and you coworkers. Get yourself started off on the right foot by doing these five things. Build relationships. ... Read More »

Men check things repeatedly, women hoard, finds study on OCD

Men are likely to repeatedly check if a door is closed or not; women are likely to hoard things: Empty jars or things they don’t necessarily need. Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), a very common mental ailment, can affect men and women differently, a study conducted across north India has revealed. Characterised by repetitive behaviour such as hand washing, checking on ... Read More »

5 things you can do to cure your smartphone addiction

Smartphones have taken over our lives. Why are we checking Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, then Facebook again when we just wanted to check the weather? Turns out, smartphone addiction is by design. Think of the constant stream of notifications, color schemes in apps and all the “likes,” followers and in-game trophies. Our phones and apps are designed to give us short-term, ... Read More »

9 things your pharmacist wishes you knew

Did you know they can save you money, time and embarrassment? A major new public health campaign is urging people to consult a pharmacist first for minor illness, instead of their GP or A&E. The Stay Well campaign aims to reduce the number of unnecessary doctor and hospital visits, which are estimated to cost the NHS £850 million per year. Due to ... Read More »

8 things you need to know about breast cancer

Author and breast cancer survivor Nicola Sellars opens up about the things that would have made her cancer journey a little bit easier Any sort of cancer diagnosis can be life-changing and, no matter how ‘prepared’ you might be, there are some things that come with the disease that you simply can’t predict. Here, author and breast cancer survivor Nicola ... Read More »

5 things I wish I’d known about endometriosis sooner

Sufferer Georgina, 25, opens up about the things she wishes she’d known about the painful condition before her diagnosis Endometriosis, a condition where tissue that behaves like the lining of the womb is found outside the uterus, causes severe and debilitating period pain. It affects more than a million women in the UK, yet there is still so much confusion around ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Pro: 5 Things You Need to Know

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Pro smartphone in China on Wednesday. The new Redmi Pro is the first smartphone from Xiaomi company to sport a dual camera setup, and it comes bearing a premium design with three colour options. The two camera lens modules were first seen on HTC smartphones, but have recently garnered ‘premium’ status since rumours of the iPhone ... Read More »

Things to keep in mind when you’re travelling with kids

  Travelling with kids is never easy. Whether you’re travelling with one, twins or more, it can be a tedious and testy time for most parents. Here’s what you need to keep in mind… Carry enough toys to keep your child(ren) entertained during the journey. This means toys, colouring books, building blocks, books or puzzles — anything that will capture ... Read More »