18.701 Algebra I (MIT)
This undergraduate level Algebra I course covers groups, vector spaces, linear transformations, symmetry groups, bilinear forms, and linear groups.
Deleuze’s Postscript on the Societies of Control - Liquid Theory TV - Episode 2
The second episode in the Liquid Theory TV series takes as its focus Gilles Deleuze's short essay 'Postscript on the Societies of Control' and asks why this text remains so relevant in contemporary culture. Liquid Theory TV is an experiment looking into alternative ways of disseminating academic ideas and research in the digital age. It is a collaboration between Dr Clare Birchall (University of Kent), Professor Gary Hall (Coventry University) and Peter Woodbridge (Coventry University). This ep
Life in the Motor Industry - Richard Parry-Jones
Richard Parry-Jones is an automotive engineering leader who worked for the Ford Motor Company for 38 years. Richard spent nearly ten years as group Vice President in charge of Research and Development for Ford and its subsiduary companies worldwide, leading a staff of 30,000 Product Development professionals in 15 countries. He was also the company's Chief Technical Officer up until his retirement in 2007. He now consults a range of blue-chip clients and is involved in a number of engineering
7.346 RNAi: A Revolution in Biology and Therapeutics (MIT)
Despite centuries of effort, modern medicine still struggles to find the source of disease and to provide specific treatment without side effects. Both traditional small molecules and protein-based therapeutics have achieved only limited success. What is the next therapeutic frontier? The answer may be RNA interference. In this course, we will focus on the therapeutic potential of RNAi. We will discuss its discovery functions in normal biological processes, utility as an experimental tool, poten
A Life in Numbers - Bob Worcester. MORI
Sir Robert Worcester, KBE, is the founder of the MORI polling and research organisation, and a member and contributor to many voluntary organisations. He is a well known figure in British public opinion research. Here he talks about his life working with numbers, statistics and public opinion polls.
Organic-inorganic hybrid mesoporous silica materials and their application as host matrix for protei
Transparent, organic-inorganic hybrid mesoporous silica materials have been prepared successfully via the acid-catalyzed hydrolysis and cocondensation of tetramethyl orthosilicate and various organosiloxanes via the nonsurfactant templated sol-gel process. The organic groups were attached to the silica matrix via the non-hydrolyzable Si-C covalent bond and functioned as network modifier. The synthetic conditions have been systematically studied and optimized. Nitrogen adsorption and transmission
Is ITV in Trouble? - Jim Godfrey
Jim Godfrey, ITV’s director of corporate affairs, is leaving in March after three years to set up his own PR agency. Godfrey, a former Labour special adviser, said he intended to specialise in political campaigns and branding with his new company, which will have ITV as its first client when it launches in July. He is a former special adviser to Patricia Hewlett when she was the trade and industry secretary. Before that he was director of communications for leading think-tank, the Institute fo
My Experience in Documentary - Alex Holmes - Writer, Producer and Director
Alex has been responsible as producer/director/writer for three major pieces of recent UK television history: In 1999 he was the series editor of the groundbreaking series Macintyre Undercover; In 2004, Dunkirk told the human stories of the Dunkirk landing in factual drama form; and his latest offering is House of Saddam which was based on 2 years of research. In this Conversation, Alex comes to Coventry fresh from Los Angeles and London to talk about the latest drama.
Football, Finance and Funny Business - Simon Chadwick
Simon Chadwick was a founder, and remains a Director, of London University’s Birkbeck Sport Business Centre. Simon is a founder and director of CIBS – the Centre for the International Business of Sport at Coventry University. His research interests are based around sport marketing and sport business strategy. In this Coventry Conversation, Simon talks about corruption and dodgy dealings in the world of football. This talk is also available to watch on CUTV.
Computing the Creative Way - Peter Every
Peter is a senior lecturer and course leader for Creative Computing degrees at Coventry University. Peter co-ordinated the DfEE funded National Information Design Network from 1996 until 1999. He has recently completed an IPED Research scholarship investigating the usability of discussion forums in an academic context. In this Coventry Conversation, Peter discusses a number of future developments that combine computing with creativity.
Is there a Crisis in World Journalism? Dr Suzanne Franks
Suzanne Franks is Director of Research at Kent University’s Centre for Journalism. At the start of her journalism career she worked with the BBC as a researcher on documentaries and then joined the Television Current Affairs department, producing programmes such as Newsnight, Watchdog, The Money Programme and Panorama. In the 1990s she started an independent production company, Sevenday Productions, which was awarded the first outside contract for the televising of Parliament. She was based in
6.096 Introduction to C++ (MIT)
This course is designed for undergraduate and graduate students in science, social science and engineering programs who need to learn fundamental programming skills quickly but not in great depth. The course is ideal for undergraduate research positions or summer jobs requiring C++. It is not a class for experienced programmers in C++. Students with no programming background are welcome. Topics include control structures, arrays, functions, classes, objects, file handling, and simple algorithms
Bob Slavin discusses the Center for Research and Reform in Education
Bob Slavin discusses Success for All , student learning, and his latest research.
Easterday to Fund Ag Waste-Based Bioenergy Research at WSU Tri-Cities
RICHLAND, Wash. — A prominent agricultural family is giving $225,000 to support research being conducted in the Bioproducts, Sciences, and Engineering Laboratory at Washington State University Tri-Cities. Cody Easterday, president of the Pasco-based Easterday Ranches and Easterday Farms, announced the three-year pledge gift of $75,000 per year. For more on this story, follow this link http://wsunews.wsu.edu/pages/publications.asp?Action=Detail&PublicationID=21360&TypeID=1
Literature review: analysis of current research, theory and practice in partnership working to ident
This literature review was commissioned by the Training and Development Agency for Schools (TDA). It presents a summary and analysis of existing research into ITT partnership published between 2004 and 2009.
Developing research identities: effective mentoring for teacher educators
This resource is a summary of a paper presented at the British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference in September 2009. It outlines the findings of a small scale research project focussing on the developing research trajectories of six teacher educators and their mentors in two different higher education institutions, in order to identify effective mentoring practices and other forms of support as well as potential barriers to the development of a research identity.
Moving Robertson's Windmill
History hits the road when an iconic windmill moves to a new home. Hear the story behind Robertson's Windmill from Jim Horn, CW's Vice President of Research and Historical Interpretation.Author(s):
2.1 Your feelings about writing
Writing reports and assignments can be a daunting prospect. This unit is designed to help you develop the skills you need to write effectively for academic purposes. You will learn how to interpret questions and how to plan, structure and write your assignment or report.
Michael A. Young, CEO, Grady Health Systems - IMPACT
October 13 - IMPACT presents Michael A. Young, CEO, Grady Health Systems Michael A. Young brings more than 28 years of healthcare industry leadership to Grady Health System where he joined the health system as President/CEO on Sept. 2, 2008. Young began his career at Lancaster General Hospital & Health System in Lancaster, Penn. During his tenure there, Young built a new Women's Hospital, Orthopaedic Hospital and cutting-edge ambulatory services program. Most recently, Young was President and
Virtual Maths, Calculating the Volume of a Brick
How to calculate the volume of a brick, guide (pdf)