In Conversation: Smithsonian Artist Research Fellow Alison Taylor
Smithsonian Artist Research Fellow Alison Taylor and curatorial research associate Ryan Hill discuss Taylor's work.
In Conversation: German-based artist and Smithsonian Artist Research Fellow Bjorn Dahlem
German-based artist and Smithsonian Artist Research Fellow Bjorn Dahlem discusses his work with Hirshhorn's Ryan Hill.
Interactive Artist Nell Breyer on Christian Jankowksi
Artist and MIT research affiliate Nell Breyer discusses Christian Jankowski’s work in "The Cinema Effect: Realisms" with Curatorial Research Associate Ryan Hill.
Liz Glover on Julian Rosefeldt's "Lonely Planet"
Wonkette and Blackbook video producer Liz Glover discusses Julian Rosefeldt's "Lonely Planet" with Curatorial Research Associate Ryan Hill.
In Conversation: Rodney McMillian
Los Angeles-based artist and Smithsonian Artist Research Fellow Rodney McMillian discusses his work and research.
In Conversation: Sam Durant
Los Angeles-based artist and Smithsonian Artist Research Fellow Sam Durant discusses his work and research.
Artists' Voices: Pablo Helguera on "The Way Things Go"
Educator and artist Pablo Helguera talks with curatorial research associate Ryan Hill about Fischli and Weiss's "The Way Things Go."
Friday Gallery Talk: Histories and Mysteries of the Hirshhorn
Smithsonian artist fellow Terence Gower explores the history of the Hirshhorn building with curatorial research associate Ryan Hill.
2010 Vaughn Lecture: New Directions in Dinosaur Research
Dr. David Evans highlights some of the ROM's latest field projects and newest dinosaur discoveries. The ROM dinosaur research program is currently expanding at an unprecedented rate, with many new and exciting lab and field projects taking place across the globe, from Mongolia, to South Africa, to the Canadian Arctic and Alberta and building on the ROM's rich history of dinosaur research that goes back almost a century.
The Future for Business Schools
How relevant are business schools for today's managers and companies? How can schools provide practical support for industry whilst maintaining standards of academic rigour in their research. Are business schools effective in managing the demands of students, government, business and the research sector? The University of Warwick recently hosted a Future of Business School Forum which explored how the business school model needs to develop to meet the demands of the business and academic worl
Cambridge's new Vice-Chancellor
On 1 October 2010, in a ceremony in Cambridge's Senate House, Sir Leszek Borysiewicz was admitted to office as the 345th Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge. He was previously Chief Executive of the Medical Research Council, and before that Deputy Rector of Imperial College London. The University of Cambridge is one of the world's greatest research Universities, with 17,500 students reading a broad spectrum of subjects at the 31 constituent Colleges.
"Recreate Experiments from History: Inform the Future from the Past: Galileo, January IAP 2010"
"2010 marks the 400th anniversary of Galileo's astonishing sightings of features on the moon, stars, and moons around Jupiter that no one had seen before. Recreate these new ways of seeing and exploring from the materials and techniques Galileo had on hand, while you reflect on the times and works of Galileo. What was it like to improvise new ways of seeing and exploring from the materials and techniques on hand? What do we notice? What surprises us? How can we relate to past experience and idea
Accounting at the London School of Economics: Opportunity Lost?
Given the aims of the founders of the London School of Economics, it is not surprising that accounting should have been taught at the School from soon after its establishment. An early focus on teaching practical accounting, with professional practitioners as teachers, was gradually supplanted by approaches informed by the economics of decision-making in conditions of scarce resources. By the 1930s, the Department of Business Administration provided an intellectual basis for thinking about finan
"Change, growth, and new learning" - there's a cultural shift in America, says Sara lawrence-lightfoot. This Friday, Bill Moyers speaks with one of America's leading educators and author of The Third Chapter: Passion, Risk, and Adventure in the 25 Years After 50. Sara lawrence-lightfoot is the first African American woman in the history of Harvard to have an endowed professorship named in her honor. She's been on the faculty for 37 years, and her career as a scholar has won her the prestigious M
Natural Resource Management
The natural assets of the poorest countries constitute the biggest single opportunity for transformative development. Paul Collier is a professor of economics at Oxford University and co-director of the International Growth Centre. The author of The Bottom Billion, which won the 2008 Lionel Gelber Prize for the world's best book on international affairs, he has lectured widely on the subjects of economics and international relations. He was the senior advisor to Tony Blair's Commission on Africa
Climb the Green Ladder: how sustainability can make you and your company more successful
What strategies can individuals within organisations use to make their organisation more successful and sustainable? Ed Gillespie is the co-founder and creative director of Futerra Sustainability Communications. Futerra arose from the frustration of its co-founders, in the late 1990’s, with the unsophisticated communications around sustainable development, and the dull and worthy messaging of corporate social responsibility. Supported by a grant from the National Endowment for Science, Technol
The Great Brain Race: Rise of the Global Education Marketplace
In a worldwide educational marketplace, international competition to build the best universities and attract the brightest minds is more intense than ever. In his lecture based around his book, The Great Brain Race, Ben Wildavsky argues that the globalisation of higher education should be welcomed, not feared. Ben Wildavsky is a senior fellow in research and policy at the Kauffman Foundation and author of The Great Brain Race: How Global Universities Are Reshaping the World (Princeton University
Google Reader in Plain English
How to use Google Reader to read all your favorite news sites and blogs in one place and share news with friends. Google Reader can be useful for students working on research papers.
Animal-to-Human Disease Watch
Documentary- December 12, 2008- In remote corners, a research team is monitoring contact between humans and wild animals- particularly wild animal meat- in hopes of stopping pandemics before they start. Viruses are highly adaptable jumping from one species to another. Most pandemics start in animals before there is wide spread contamination. Run time (3:16)
This video explains market research in terms of primary research and secondary research and gives examples of each.