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Quantitative MRI provides markers of intra-, inter-regional, and age-related differences in young adult cortical microstructure

Francesco Caprini & Daniel Carey
1. Maps for all subjects, parameters and fractions (ASCII) 2. Maps for all cross-subject averages for all parameters and fractions (ASCII)

Birkbeck Open Research Survey 2017 Dataset

David McElroy
This dataset was collected for the Open Research Survey of 2017. The data supports the linked report in BIROn.

Interviews with Gillian Beecher in Cork, Ireland recorded on 13.02.2017 and 29.10.2017.

Ruth Beecher
Mrs Gillian Beecher talks to her daughter Ruth about her home Dalmally on the Ballinlough road in Cork, Ireland and about her mother and sister. She talks about going to church 'socials,' i.e. dances, and her friends and boyfriends in the 1960s. She recalls the stigma of her mother’s suicide in 1958 and her time in the Baptist Church in Cork. In the second interview, Mrs Beecher talks about attending Rochelle School in Cork in...

Observe record interpret: some examples of teaching sedimentology by distance learning - Supplementary data images

Charlie Bristow
Woburn sands virtual graphic log supplementary figures a-v The photographs show cross-stratified and bioturbated sands of the Woburn Sands that are Cretaceous (Aptian-Albian) in age. They were deposited within a tidal embayment which covered southern England at that time (Yoshida et al 2004).

Interview with Jane Williamson (formerly Tooher) in Crystal Palace, London, England 25.02.2019.

Ruth Beecher
Jane Williamson was born in London in 1959, the second eldest of five children. Jane’s father had moved to London from Birr, County Offaly. He served in the British Army during the Second World War, in the King’s Liverpool Regiment. He spent most of the war in Jamaica. During her childhood, both of her parents worked in the police force having met whilst working at Streatham Police Station. As the eldest daughter, Jane describes carrying...

Remembering nothing (Memory & Cognition). Supplementary Materials.

Viktoria Csink
Supplementary Materials for the paper "Csink, Gliga & Mareschal (2021). Remembering nothing: Encoding and memory processes involved in representing empty locations, Memory & Cognition" Contents: Supplementary Materials (text), Experimental task (screen recordings), stimuli (images), data (.mat files), analysis scripts (Matlab and R scripts). The dataset consists of the eye-tracking data and reaction time/accuracy data collected in an experiment that addresses how empty locations are encoded and remembered as opposed to filled locations. On each experimental...

4chan /pol board as a temporary evolution of live threads and posts.

Ylli Prifti
We monitored the live /pol board on 4chan and scraped data from each thread multiple times during their time in the board and additionally (but not included in this dataset), scraped the archive status of the thread as exposed by the 4chan API and 4pleb (internet archiving service) API. Included in this dataset there is a three month extract of data scraped from 4chan during the period from 1st of April 2021 to 1st of...

Inhibitory control and counterintuitive science and maths reasoning in adolescence

Annie Brookman-Byrne, Denis Mareschal, Andrew Tolmie & Iroise Dumontheil
Summary measures on the following tasks: - WASI II IQ test (Vocabulary and Matrix Reasoning subtests) - Simple and Complex Go/No-Go task - Numerical Stroop task - Science and Maths misconceptions task In a sample of 90 participants aged 11 to 15 years old.

Altered functional connectivity during speech perception in congenital amusia

Kyle Jasmin, Frederic Dick, Lauren Stewart & Adam Tierney
These are the data supporting the results of the paper titled "Altered functional connectivity during speech perception in congenital amusia" by Kyle Jasmin, Fred Dick, Lauren Stewart, and Adam Tierney.

A virtual graphic log for clastic sediments - Supplementary data images

Charlie Bristow
Supplementary figures Supplementary figure 1 Supplementary figure A Supplementary figure B Supplementary figure C Supplementary figure D Supplementary figure E Supplementary figure F Supplementary figure G This dataset consists of images which support the linked publication in Sedimentary Geology. The images are of clastic sediments, including cross-stratified sands and gravels of Holocene age that were deposited along the southern shores of palaeolake Mega-Chad.

Interview with Rose Mitchell known as Billy Mitchell in Twickenham, England recorded on 23.04.2018.

Ruth Beecher
Dorothy Duffy interviewed her elder sister, Billy. The interview was about Billy from ages fifteen to twenty five and encapsulated her experience of growing up the second eldest in a family of ten. Her role as the 'girl' in the family helping to raise the younger children as they came along – the impact on her education – the genesis of a love for children and family. A free spirited teenager who always found a...

Interview with Helen Lucey in Bath, England (via Skype) recorded on 28.02.2019.

Ruth Beecher
Helen was one of eight children born in London. Although her parents left Ireland in the forties, Ireland was always described as home. Helen's parents brought her eldest brother back to Ireland when he was six months old to be looked after by his grandmother until he was two which had a lifelong effect on him. Helen describes her teens and twenties in London and in Ireland where she spent every summer from age ten...

Interview with Eva Duffy recorded at Birkbeck, London on 12.06.2019

Ruth Beecher
Eva’s interview tells a story of growing up as one of five children in a small house in Finglas in Dublin in the 1970s and early 1980s. She talks about family life and her relationships with both her parents. Books were important to Eva from an early age and she was thrilled to study journalism in Dublin and later her love of language led her into a career in corporate communications. She contrasts the cultural...

Data for Close Reading with Computers Textual Scholarship, Computational Formalism, and David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas

Martin Paul Eve
This dataset contains the supplementary data files for the book Martin Paul Eve, Close Reading With Computers: Textual Scholarship, Computational Formalism, and David Mitchell’s_ Cloud Atlas (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2019). Data appendices are detailed in Appendix B, in the volume and also below. Digital Appendix 1: Data for Chapter Two This appendix is a JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) file that is used to generate Figure 2 using the SankeyTextualVariant software. Digital Appendix 2:...

Birkbeck-Jerwood Space London Rehearsal Room Survey 2016

Robert Swain & Tom Mansfield
Recognising how difficult it is to find cheap and suitable rehearsal spaces in London, and the effect that may have on the viability and finances of many unfunded fringe productions, on behalf of the Centre for Contemporary Theatre I successfully applied to the Higher Education Investment Fund (HEIF) to fund the theatre director Tom Mansfield to undertake the research and to compile the first survey of rehearsal and audition rooms in London in May 2013....

flexiMAP: A regression-based method for discovering differential alternative polyadenylation events in standard RNA-seq data

Krzysztof J. Szkop, David S. Moss & Irene Nobeli
An “idealized” dataset of RNA-seq reads was created using the polyester R package (Frazee et al., 2015). This simulated dataset is clean of technical biases and fold changes between isoforms are known, allowing testing of the sensitivity limits of the method in the absence of external factors. The simulation experiment comprises 20 samples, 10 in each of two conditions. For the "main" dataset, polyadenylation sites splitting each transcript into two isoforms (short and long) were...

Data Files for the Mapping Museums Report, March 2020

Fiona Candlin, Jamie Larkin, Andrea Ballatore & Alex Poulovassilis
This archive is part of Mapping Museums project (mappingmuseums.org). The Mapping Museums research project began in October 2016 and will conclude in September 2020. It is based at Birkbeck, University of London and is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. The project focuses on growth and change in the UK museum sector from 1960 to 2020 and it has four main outputs: - A database containing information on over 4,000 museums. This data...

Interview with Bairbre McDonagh recorded in Leeds on 25.06.2019

Ruth Beecher
Bairbre was born in Dublin in 1971 and grew up in Limerick, the second of four siblings. She describes how she was compared to her older sister and how both at school and at home she was made to feel not clever enough. Outside school she learned music and was good at sport. She reflects on family life and the role of her mother as homemaker. After her Leaving Certificate exams she attended Dublin Institute...

Set-Shifting and Place-Keeping as Separable Control Processes: Three experiments

Richard P Cooper, Catherine Byde, Roberto De Cecilio, Chelsea Fulks & Danila Morais
We present data from three experiments using a sequential binary choice task that explore the relationship between two proposed cognitive control functions: set-shifting and place-keeping (i.e., keeping track of one’s place within a sequential task). The task involves switching from one stimulus-response mapping to another across trials, according to a predefined sequence and in the face of occasional brief interruptions. Response-stimulus interval, interruption length and interrupting task were varied. In each study, response time, sequential...

Information processes of task-switching and modality-shifting across development

Anna Peng, Denis Mareschal & Natasha Z. Kirkham
Data for a cross-modal task-switching experiment published with the title: 'Information processes of task-switching and modality-shifting across development'. Mean reaction time and accuracy scores were recorded while participants took part in a novel computerised audio-visual task-switching and modality-switching task. Participants were 4-year-old, 6-year-olds and adults.

Basalt sand abrasion experiments

Charlie Bristow & Torsten Moller
Results of aeolian abrasion of basalt sands, including the amounts of dust collected, grain size data for sand samples (seived), grain size data for dust (Malver mastersizer).

Data for Are two cues always better than one: The role of multiple intra-sensory cues compared to multi-cross-sensory cues in children’s incidental category learning

Hannah Broadbent & Tamsin Osborne
This is the data whose analysis is reported in the associated article that appeared in Cognition. It is essentially reaction time and accuracy data as well as age and gender information on the participants who took part in the study. See journal article for more detail.

Data files for \"Metal–silicate partitioning of W and Mo and the role of carbon in controlling their abundances in the Bulk Silicate Earth\", Jennings et al. (Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta)

E S Jennings, S A Jacobson, D C Rubie, Y Nakajima, A K Vogel, L A Rose-Weston & D J Frost
Supplementary tables S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6. These constitute the raw research data for the paper: "Metal–silicate partitioning of W and Mo and the role of carbon in controlling their abundances in the Bulk Silicate Earth" by Jennings et al. (Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta). Table S1: Details of methods Table S2: EPMA and LA-ICP-MS data for silicate and metal phases. See captions and paper for details. Table S3: Sources used for additional data used...

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