Can Europe Regain Its Once-Competitive Edge?
The continent has educated talent, a huge population, and massive wealth. It also has rigid labour laws, crushing tax systems and a bias against risk-taking.
Space mission to measure biomass
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: Mathew Williams of Edinburgh University and Shaun Quegan of Sheffield University talk about a new earth observation mission recently given the go-ahead by the European Space Agency.
Interdisciplinary Shakespeare Art Curriculum
A series of lesson plans is presented which bridges English and Art Education disciplines with focus on Shakespeare's Hamlet; Student will learn how to engage Shakespeare meaningfully and […]
Professor Patrick Duffy Inaugural Lecture: (Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world?
(Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world? Professor Duffy's research work focuses on policy and sport coaching, as well as applied work in sport-business transfer, which is part of a long-term project with Morrisons PLC. Patrick will address the policy and research backgrounds to developments in professional practice in this area. The traditional view of sport coaching as an emerging profession will be challenged, suggesting that sport coaching should position itself as a blended
President Patrick Deane on Michael DeGroote
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Overview of the Civil War
This three minute video gives a very general overview of the war, not the causes. It stresses that this was the first industrial era war. Vague in content. Emancipation Proclamation mentioned and its impact is explained.
Embedding the concept of competency maps
This presentation outlines the background, context and transferability of a competency mapping tool originally developed in health but suitable for enterprise
Harvesting history, Laxton : the medieval village that survived the modern age
A video covering the medieval farming and life styles preserved in Laxton, a small village in Nottinghamshire which has survived the modern age. Includes images and artefacts from the exhibition presented by the University of Nottingham Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections. Suitable for community education, secondary education, undergraduate year one and further education Author and presenter: Kathryn Summerwill. Kathryn Summerwill qualified as a professional archivist from the U
8.422 Atomic and Optical Physics II (MIT)
This is the second of a two-semester subject sequence beginning with Atomic and Optical Physics I (8.421) that provides the foundations for contemporary research in selected areas of atomic and optical physics. Topics covered include non-classical states of light, multi-photon processes, coherence, trapping and cooling, atomic interactions, and experimental methods.
Delta Leadership Institute
The first session of the 2013 Delta Leadership Institute will convene Nov. 4-7 at the University of Mississippi. The university's McLean Institute for Public Service and Community Engagement is playing a leading role in organizing and implementing the program, which is funded through a grant from the Delta Regional Authority. Video by Mary Stanton Knight
Crimeans await referendum seen as prelude for sovereignty
March 5 - Residents in Crimea's Simferopol say the situation there remains calm ahead of a March 30 referendum that is seen as a prelude for leaving Ukraine. Nathan Frandino 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 int
"Woman to Child" Poem by Judith Wright
A photographic interpetation of Judith Wright's poem, "Woman to Child." The video is also set to music while the words of the poem cross the screen, with selected images. (2:09)
"Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night" Poem by Dylan Thomas
A reading of Dylan Thomas' poem accompanied by several photos of Thomas in different scenes. (1:34)
Mutiny on the Bounty
This website presents information on the Bounty Mutiny and its aftermath, as told in the original source documents. Included are Bligh's Mutiny on the Bounty, Voyage to the South Sea, Answer to Edward Christian's Appendix, and the complete Logbook of the Bounty; Edward Christian's Appendix; the complete writings of Boatswain James Morrison and Master John Fryer on the subject; several letters and excerpts of Midshipman Peter Heywood; the complete reports of Captain Edward Edwards of the Pandora,
Virtuous Citizenship and the Moral Values of One Nation [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jon Cruddas MP, David Davis MP, Professor Francesca Klug, Professor Alan Sked | Editor's note: This lecture contains explicit language and/or profanity, please do not download if you may be offended. Britain as "One Nation" is an idea that originated with the Conservative Party, in particular its Victorian leader Benjamin Disraeli who saw Britain divided into two nations, the rich and the poor. Disraeli defined One Nation politics as the practices necessary to, 'maintain the institut
How to Prove a Mathematical Theory
Euclid of Alexandria revolutionized the way that mathematics is written, presented or thought about, and introduced the concept of mathematical proofs. Discover what it takes to move from a loose theory or idea to a universally convincing proof.
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Vanessa Redgrave and David Hare On August 10, as part of the 2008 Salzburg Global Seminar, The New York Review of Books cosponsored a panel discussion on art and politics featuring actor Vanessa Redgrave and playwright David Hare, who directed Redgrave in Joan Didion’s The Year of Magical Thinking at this year’s Salzburg Festival. The conversation was moderated by Salzburg senior vice president and chief program officer Edward Mortimer. The panel was in
On August 10, as part of the 2008 Salzburg Global Seminar, The New York Review of Books cosponsored a panel discussion on art and politics featuring actor Vanessa Redgrave and playwright David Hare, who directed Redgrave in Joan Didion’s The Year of Magical Thinking at this year’s Salzburg Festival. The conversation was moderated by Salzburg senior vice president and chief program officer Edward Mortimer. The panel was in
Watch Josephine as she sells some interesting items to her friends and neighbors. The goal for this segment is word family -ight-. (0:30)