Johns Hopkins Rising to the Challenge
Highlights of Johns Hopkins Rising to the Challenge events, a series of gatherings that give alumni, parents and friends a chance to connect, make new acquaintances and hear how America's preeminent research university and No. 1-ranked hospital are addressing some of today's biggest challenges.
About UCL (2010)
Located in central London, UCL (University College London) is world-renowned for its innovative teaching methods and pioneering research, which span the sciences, social sciences, biomedicine, humanities and the arts. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/about-ucl/ - Among the world's top universities in a range of rankings & tables (http://bit.ly/blna9x) - 21 Nobel Prize winners - 20,000 students, one third international from 140 countries But rankings and numbers aren't everything. Take a look around the UCL
UCL's research with impact
With dedication and a creative approach, academic research can be used to tackle the world's most urgent problems - that's what we believe at UCL.Our research approach is built on foundations of excellence in the fundamental disciplines, encouraging UCL people to work together and transform society with their ideas and innovations. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/about-ucl/research
Your time starts now... Three Minute Thesis
Students pitch their research to a general audience, perfecting language, timing and performance skills. It's all part of the UNSW Interfaculty Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT), a lively and competitive event featuring brightest minds of a generation.
The Big Engine part two
Part two of Federation Fellow and 2008 Eureka Prize winner, Professor Matthew England, on the latest research into the role oceans play on weather. Professor England is co-director of the UNSW Climate Change Research Centre and is one of the world's leading climate change scientists. http://www.ccrc.unsw.edu.au
Scott Appleby, professor of history and director of the University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, discusses "Contending Modernities: Catholic, Muslim, Secular," a major cross-cultural research project launched by Notre Dame, in partnership with scholars and educators from around the world. Learn More: http://newsinfo.nd.edu/news/17067
17.251 Congress and the American Political System I (MIT)
This course focuses on both the internal processes of the House and Senate and on the place of Congress in the American political system. Attention has been given to committee behavior, leadership patterns, and informal organization in this course. It considers relations between Congress and other branches of government, as well as relations between the two houses of Congress itself. Graduate students are expected to pursue the subject in greater depth through reading and individual research.
4.104 Architecture Studio: Intentions (MIT)
This is the second undergraduate design studio. It introduces a full range of architectural ideas and issues through drawing exercises, analyses of precedents, and explored design methods. Students will develop design skills by conceptualizing and representing architectural ideas and making aesthetic judgments about building design. Discussions regarding architecture's role in mediating culture, nature and technology will help develop the students' architectural vocabulary.
Research and Investigation Project: A Grave Undertaking
The central focus of the Research and Investigation Project (RIP): A Grave Undertaking unit is an exploration of the lives of individuals who lived in Deerfield from 1780-1880. Throughout their investigations of the past, students analyze a variety of primary and secondary sources and material culture to draw inferences about their research subjects, Deerfield's history, and the history of the country during this 100-year period. The five lessons in this unit take three to four weeks to complete
Ethics and Genomic Research
Paula Boddington gives a talk on ethical issues within genomics research as part of the Oxford Bioethics Network series on Issues in Research Ethics
Good Practice for Research Collection and Biobanks
Jane Kaye, Director of the HeLEX centre in Oxford, gives a talk on good practice in collecting research data and biobanks as part of the Oxford Bioethics Network series on Issues in Research Ethics
What researchers should know about confidentiality and privacy HeLEX (slides)
Liam Curren gives a talk on the legal issues surrounding privacy in medical research as part of the Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX) at Oxford series.
What researchers should know about confidentiality and privacy HeLEX
Liam Curren gives a talk on the legal issues surrounding privacy in medical research as part of the Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX) at Oxford series
Introduction to Ethics: Judgment, Motivation, Action
Paula Boddington gives a talk introducing the concept of ethics in business as part of the Said Business School's Seminar - The ethics of reputation and the reputation of ethics: oxymoron or research subject?
Talking Law and Ethics - Feeding Results Back to Participants
Nadja Kanellopoulou gives a talk for the Helex Centre where she talks about the issues involved in giving results of medical research back to participants
Forging a New Frontier in Oxford Medicine
The historian Conrad Keating continues his history of Oxford's groundbreaking contribution to health in the tropics by asking David Warrell what motivated him to work in Africa... The modern history of Oxford's medical contribution to the great neglected diseases of mankind begins with David Warrell's appointment as Director of the Mahidol-Oxford-Wellcome Unit in Bangkok, Thailand in May, 1979. Tropical research had fascinated Warrell since his time working in Nigeria and Addis Ababa in 1968.
Medicine without Frontiers: An Oxford physician-scientist working in Kenya.
On one of Kevin Marsh's regular visits to Oxford, the historian Conrad Keating caught up with the world-renowned malariologist and asked him what initially drew him to tropical medicine... Africa is the world's most malarious continent, and the east coast of Kenya has been particularly debilitated by the disease. In 1987 Kevin Marsh visited the area and recognised that the region offered great possibilities for an integrated programme of research on malaria that linked basic scientific, clinical
Dr. Brian Angus on Tropical Medicine
Writer and medical historian Conrad Keating talks to Dr. Brian Angus, Director of the Wellcome Trust UK Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine in Oxford, about his interest in science and how this inspired him to work with infectious diseases in Africa. Dr Brian Angus originally worked with Professor Nick White in Thailand and joined the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine in 1993. In this wide-ranging discussion with the writer and medical historian Conrad Keating, Brian talks about his wor
How do former immigration detainees integrate into local communities post-release?
Axel Klein, Centre for Health Services Studies, Kent and Lucy Williams, Social Policy, Sociology, and Social Research, Kent give a talk for the third session of the workshop; Conditions of Immigration Detention