Most widely held works about Stuart McDonald
Most widely held works by Stuart McDonald
Summer Heights High ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
In this hilarious series set in a real Australian high school, actor/comedian Chris Lilley stars as three different characters: a vain drama teacher, a self-absorbed boy, and a haughty female exchange student.
The seven ages of the brain by Susan Greenfield ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Lecture to an audience by Susan Greenfield, using visuals and models. Focuses on how a brain grows from a fertilized egg and how our brains change, even after birth, right up to old age. The establishment of connections between brain cells occurs not only in the womb, but also after birth. These connections can be modified, or even abolished, in accordance with certain changes in the environment.
Summer heights high ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
In this mockumentary Chris plays three characters whose lives are documented over one school term in a public high school - Jonah, a 13-year old delinguent breakdancer from Tonga; Mr G, an ego-driven drama teacher with delusional showbiz dreams; and Ja'mie, a bitchy private school girl on a student exchange.
The Mind's I by Susan Greenfield ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Lecture to an audience by Susan Greenfield, using visuals and models. Examines what makes a brain give rise to a unique individual. Through the examples of memory and language, shows that although the brain can be divided into regions, these regions are not independent mini-brains but vast banks of neuronal circuits that work together to a cohesive whole.
Growing up in the universe ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Summary: Richard Dawkins discusses the evolution of species and mankind in particular in relation to the massiveness of the universe, and explains the process of natural selection and genetics. Also discusses the evolution of purposes and goals, and the differences between designed and designoid objects in nature.
Thailand : for travellers by travellers by Stuart McDonald ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
The origin and evolution of the universe ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
A series of lectures about cosmology and our universe to an audience of children.
Vietnam : for travellers by travellers by Stuart McDonald ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble by Susan Greenfield ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Lecture to an audience by Susan Greenfield, using visuals and models. The most basic component of the brain is the neuron and one of the best ways of studying brain cells at work is to see how they respond to identified events in the outside world, such as a sight or sound. Studies the neuron in the brain, from simple neuronal circuits to highly complex circuitry and functioning of collections of millions of neurons. Neurons communicate by converting electrical signals into chemical ones. Explores how this communication can be modified by drugs, and the implications of such drug action on outward behavior.
The birth of the stars and the great cosmic cycle ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Describes star formation as one of the most important and least understood aspects of stellar evolution. With the aid of infrared cameras we can now probe deep into regions where stars are in the process of forming.
Your biological guide to AIDS ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
This program tries to sort out some of the confusion surrounding A.I.D.S.
The Grand design ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Presents a guided tour to the outer reaches of the universe. Gives a sense of the astonishing scale. Examines the universe as it appears in different astronomical wave bands.
The adventures of Endill Swift by Stuart McDonald ( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
The origin of the universe ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Examines the contributions of several principles and theories in an attempt to answer the question of how the universe originated.
The origin of galaxies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Presents a possible scenario for the origin of the universe. Advances in science technology have provided intriquing clues to the question of when galaxies formed.
The Origin of quasars ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Discusses radio astronomical observations which led to the discovery of quasars, the nuclei of galaxies that can have luminosities more than 1000 times the total light of the galaxies themselves. Focuses on the origin of quasars.
Numerical simulation of the term structure of interest rates using a random field by Stuart McDonald ( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Angry boys ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Chris Lilley (We Can Be Heroes, Summer Heights High) amps up his acutely observed character-based comedy style in the highly acclaimed mockumentary series Angry Boys. Chris brings to life Daniel and Nathan Sims, identical twins who live on a farm in Dunt, South Australia; Ruth Sims, aka Gran, a prison guard who works at a juvenile justice centre for boys; U.S. rapper S.mouse, who finds himself on house arrest after doing a poo on a police car; former world surfing champion Blake Oakfield, a surf gang leader who lost his balls in a shooting; and Jen Okazaki, domineering mother/manager of her skateboarding champion son and creator of the Gaystyle Enterprises empire. Over 6 hours of extras! Deleted scenes, bloopers, S.mouse music videos.
Using simulated annealing to compute the trembles of trembling hand perfection by Stuart McDonald ( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
The Beat goes on ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Looks at the heart as the body's plumbing system and discusses what goes wrong during a heart attack.
AIDS (Disease) Aranda (Australian people) Australia Big bang theory Blood Brain Brain--Aging Comedy films Comedy sketches Coronary heart disease Cosmography Cosmology Design Drama Electrophysiology Equilibrium (Economics) Evolution (Biology) Families Feature films Fiction Guidebooks Heart High schools History Human body Human physiology Interest rates--Mathematical models Kidneys Language acquisition Memory Natural selection Nature study Neurons Quasars Science films Simulated annealing (Mathematics) Solar system Space and time Stars Teenagers Teleology Television comedies Television comedies Television programs Television programs Television programs--for the hearing impaired Television series Thailand Vietnam Water in the body