OECD at 50, Better Policies for Better Lives: Growth, Skills and Jobs
Now in its 50th year, the OECD has established itself as the leading international economic organisation for socio-economic analysis, best practice policy based on peer review, benchmarking and internationally comparable indicators and statistics. Its achievements have made a major contribution to both economic development within its membership and global economic issues. Bringing together business, think–tanks, academia, government and the media, the seminar will address the economic challeng
How to Make a Panopto Recording Offline
How to Make a Panopto Recording Offline - Adam Warren Keywords:Panopto
Inside Tahrir Square
Greek journalist Iason Athanasiadis is no stranger to uprisings in oppressed nations, having covered Iran’s Green revolution (and been jailed for his work). So it was not even a close call for him to ditch the margaritas during a brief respite in San Antonio, as news in Cairo “acquired an extraordinary force.” He offers a rem
Michelle Tuveson, Executive Director of the Centre for Risk Studies based at Cambridge Judge Business School, explains why there will have to be changes in risk modelling going forward. The next generation of catastrophe models, she says, will need to be holistic with a greater level of sophistication in areas of assessing threats systematically by reviewing the science and evidence base for threats.
Education in the United States
March 17, 7–9 pm
Stata Center, MIT Room 32-123
32 Vassar St, Cambridge
What is the fate of Americans left behind after creation of the minority professional middle class? The Civil Rights Movement encouraged major American universities, including MIT and Harvard, to recruit underrepresented minority students under terms that made their academic success probable. American educational institutions still pursue diversity in their faculty, staff, and student
SDM Information Evening Invitation - April 12, 2011
An open invitation to come and informally explore the MIT System Design and Management Program, a program designed to help mid-career professionals develop a systems thinking approach to solving complex challenges. Come meet faculty, students and alumni at the MIT Faculty Club in an informal setting to gain a better understanding of this great opportunity for advancing your career. Come with questions, leave with answers. For more program information and a link to register visit http://sdm.mit.
Doctoral Student Jennifer Morris tackles uncertainty in climate policy analysis
Researchers from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change describe their research and why it is important.
“The Real Reasons Behind the Home Field Advantage” – Tobias J. Moskowitz
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Factors that influence health: An introduction
What factors influence our health? A lot of attention is focused on people's behaviour - their decisions to smoke, drink, over-eat and so on - with strong messages about the changes needed to become healthier. But people's behaviour is influenced by circumstances and events, friends and family, education, job prospects, income, housing and environment. In this unit we look at how these factors, these wider social determinants, work together to influence our health for good or ill.
A Pig Worth Saving
The Ossabaw Hog shares its unique genetic legacy with visitors to Colonial Williamsburg's Great Hopes Plantation. Historic Farmer Wayne Randolph talks about the rare breed.
A Settler Revolt
British colonists revolt against their mother country when traditional English rights are threatened. Author and historian Jack Greene explains.
Introducción a la protozología Clínica I
En el curso “Introducción a la Protozoología clínica I” se pretende dar una visión sencilla y profunda de alguno de los principales protozoos que causan enfermedad en el hombre. El curso consta de 9 temas agrupados en 6 unidades de acuerdo a lo establecido en el programa. Cada unidad está formada por una lección teórica y una serie de elementos de autoevaluación constituido por un bloque de preguntas destinadas a puntualizar y repasar conceptos, un cuestionario tipo test para favorec
PMAD Kurt Schwengel
People Make A Difference with Danny Brassell o3/21/11 Guest: Kurt Schwengel
ELEC2141 Digital Circuit Design - Lecture 5
ELEC2141 Week 2 Lecture 2: Combinational Logic Circuits 1
Emerging Economies and Global Growth
Emerging economies are outpacing the west, even during a worldwide economic downturn. An accelerating shift towards developing countries means mature economies must look to emerging economies.
Chemical Engineering Centennial Seminars - February 17, 2011
Surya K. Mallapragada, Department Chair and Stanley Chair in Interdisciplinary Engineering at Iowa State University, discussed Bioinspired Materials during the Centennial Seminar on Feb. 17, 2011. https://engineering.purdue.edu/ChE/AboutUs/Centennial/seminars.html
Driving your career
Eliana Zem, Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Diageo North America, discusses talent development March 15, 2011, at Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Actor in Residence at Northeastern University
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Response to the Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Crisis in Japan
On Friday, March 11, 2011, a catastrophic earthquake resulted in a tsunami engulfing parts of Japan's coastline. That same day, a state of emergency was declared at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, which subsequently experienced multiple explosions and a fire. More than 3,600 people have been confirmed dead, but thousands more are missing. This Forum event will examine the "Response to the Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Crises in Japan: Disaster Leadership in Action." Gordon Thompson, Micha