Unintended Consequences of the New Financial Regulations [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Jon Danielsson, Professor Charles Goodhart, Matt King | The first public event of the ESRC Systemic Risk Centre at LSE will debate whether the post crisis reforms of financial regulations will be effective in protecting us from financial excesses, or may perversely destabilise the financial system. The panel of experts will debate the topic and take questions from the audience. Jon Danielsson is the director of the Systemic Risk Centre at LSE. His research interests include financ
Global Reaction to US Credit Downgrade
Krannert School of Management Assoc. Prof. Xiaoyan Zhang discusses the global reaction to the U. S. credit downgrade.
HST.750 Modeling Issues in Speech and Hearing (MIT)
This course explores the theory and practice of scientific modeling in the context of auditory and speech biophysics. Based on seminar-style discussions of the research literature, the class draws on examples from hearing and speech, and explores general, meta-theoretical issues that transcend the particular subject matter. Examples include: What is a model? What is the process of model building? What are the different approaches to modeling? What is the relationship between theory and experimen
Handleiding Educaplay In deze handleiding vind je stap voor stap terug wat je moet doen om interessante en educatieve spelletjes te maken voor de leerlingen.
In deze handleiding vind je stap voor stap terug wat je moet doen om interessante en educatieve spelletjes te maken voor de leerlingen.
Asia and the Pacific Policy Society (APPS) Conference 2014 - Dr Colin Tukuionga
Dr Colin Tukuionga presents the keynote address at the Asia and the Pacific Policy Society (APPS) Conference 2014 at Crawford School of Public Policy. Dr Colin Tukuionga is the Director-General, Secretariat of the Pacific Community. This year's conference focused on the G20 agenda to support the Australian government and its hosting of the G20 leaders' meeting later in 2014. The Asia and the Pacific Policy Society Conference 2014 brings together some of the world's leading scholars and practi
Turkish leaders cast their vote in local elections
March 30 - Turkish President Abdullah Gul, Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and leader of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) Kemal Kilicdaroglu cast their vote in the country's local elections. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and ac
Rethinking Investment Treaty Law: An Investor's Perspective - Repsol / YPF in Argentina [Audio]
Speaker(s): Pablo Fernandez, Carlos Lopez, Miguel Klingenberg | The recent expropriation of Repsol by the Argentine government raises important legal, diplomatic and policy issues that put into question the current system of international investment protection. This seminar invites to debate on this issues from the investor's perspective. Pablo Fernández is Professor of Finance at the IESE Business School, Madrid. Carlos López Jall is the Director of International Organizations and European Af
Overcoming claims of racism in the UKs psychiatric services
Professor Swaran Singh talks about research which shows that claims of racism in psychiatric services cannot be supported by evidence. He discusses a new study aimed at tackling some of the social factors that make people from an ethnic minority background more likely to suffer psychosis.
Science: The Top 10 Discoveries Bill Nye HD 1080p Full Documentary
From the Science Channel, Bill Nye offers the greatest discoveries in Science. (45:53)
Trends in Football Management - Managerial Dismissals and the Impact on the Game.
New research by Dr Sue Bridgewater from Warwick Business School has revealed that over 500 managers from the four top English divisions have been dismissed from their post since 1992 bringing damaging instability to the game. However she also outlines how a new professionalism in the post of manager is already achieving results on the pitch and could thus help managers stay post longer. Dr Bridgewater looked at the 678 managerial changes in the four football leagues from August 1992 to December
The Human in Politics [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Anne Phillips | Editor's note: Unfortunately the first few minutes of the lecture are missing from this recording. In this inaugural lecture, to celebrate her appointment as the Graham Wallas Professor of Political Science, Anne Phillips addresses the status of the human in politics. Is what Hannah Arendt called 'the abstract nakedness of being human' sufficient to establish principles of solidarity or equality? And can we talk of what, as humans, we have in common without
Learn to glow
Create a co-operative environment within your organisation and you will radiate energy, innovation and success, says Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice
Perinatal HIV This book enables midwives, nurses and doctors to care for pregnant women and their infants in communities where HIV infection is present. Special emphasis has been placed on the prevention of mother-to-infant transmission of HIV.
This book enables midwives, nurses and doctors to care for pregnant women and their infants in communities where HIV infection is present. Special emphasis has been placed on the prevention of mother-to-infant transmission of HIV.
Germany defends Crimea stance as Russia touts new "reality"
March 28 - Germany defends stance on Crimea as Russia says Europe needs to accept "reality." Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained it
Stop 7: Introduction
INNOVATION AND CHANGE: Great Ceramics from the Ceramics Research Center This exhibition highlights 75 masterworks by many of the leading international ceramic artists of our day, offering a...
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Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities
Exhibition: Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), NYC, Nov 22, 2014 – May 10, 2015 Film: Uneven Growth NYC (scroll down to view) Essay: The Crisis of Planetary Urbanization by David Harvey Book: Published by The Museum of Modern Art, New York Edited with text by Pedro Gadanho. Text by Richard Burdett, Teddy Cruz, David Harvey, […]
She started drawing at age 4, painting at 6, and writing poetry at 7. Now, Akiane Kramarik is one of the most sought after young artists of her time -- selling works for thousands, even tens of thousands of dollars. Akiane says she was taught by God. She's gained fame appearing on CNN and the Oprah Winfrey Show. In this Conversations, we talk with this gifted teenager about her art, her inspiration, and how she is using her craft to help others instead of just get rich.
18.S66 The Art of Counting (MIT)
The subject of enumerative combinatorics deals with counting the number of elements of a finite set. For instance, the number of ways to write a positive integer n as a sum of positive integers, taking order into account, is 2n-1. We will be concerned primarily with bijective proofs, i.e., showing that two sets have the same number of elements by exhibiting a bijection (one-to-one correspondence) between them. This is a subject which requires little mathematical background to reach the frontiers