The topics range from geology, medicine, engineering, genetics, psychology and more.
Per the channel description:
Research Channel is a nonprofit media and technology organization that connects a global audience with the research and academic institutions whose developments, insights and discoveries affect our lives and futures.
This is a video from 2008 by the California State University Monterey Bay on the role that libraries play on the university campus.
The web site seems to be down at the moment so the best place to catch up on the video archive is the YouTube channel or visiting YouTube.edu