The Historical Origins of Public Health
A presentation giving the Historical origins of Public Health from the definition of public health through to the different perspectives that various civilisations have had over the years.
Public goods and health
41 PowerPoint slides from Richard Smith of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine on Public goods and health, covering: What is a 'public good'; Is 'health' a public good; Importance of public goods for health; 'Global' public goods and health
Public debt and the EU
Lecture slides from a 3rd year course on the European Union: Economic Policy taught by Mike Walsh of Coventry University.
Module outline and reading list for Economics of Public Issues
Module outline and reading list for Economics of Public Issues as taught by Marie Stack of Nottingham Trent University in 2009/10.
HealthKnowledge Public Health Textbook - Disease causation and the diagnostic process
'Disease causation and the diagnostic process in relation to public health; prevention and health promotion' is part of the 'Public Health Textbook' which can be accessed as an online resource. It covers part of the public health skills and competencies and has been organised in relation to the Faculty of Public Health Part A membership examination syllabus.
HealthKnowledge Public Health Textbook - Medical Sociology, Social Policy, and Health Economics
'Medical Sociology, Social Policy, and Health Economics' is part of the 'Public Health Textbook' which can be accessed as an online resource. It covers part of the public health skills and competencies and has been organised in relation to the Faculty of Public Health Part A membership examination syllabus. It focuses on three main areas: Concepts of Health and Illness and Aetiology of Illness; Health Care; Equality, Equity and Policy and Health Economics.
HealthKnowledge Public Health Textbook - Health Information
'Health Information' is part of the 'Public Health Textbook' which can be accessed as an online resource. It covers part of the public health skills and competencies and has been organised in relation to the Faculty of Public Health Part A membership examination syllabus. It focuses on three main areas: populations; sickness and health; and applications (ways of putting it into action).
HealthKnowledge Public Health Textbook - Research Methods
'Research methods appropriate to public health practice, including epidemiology, statistical methods and other methods of enquiry including qualitative research methods', and is part of the 'Public Health Textbook' which can be accessed as an online resource. It covers some of the public health skills and competencies and has been organised in relation to the Faculty of Public Health Part A membership examination syllabus.
TALAT Lecture 2104.02: Case Study on Windows
This lecture gives teachers and students grounding in the development of satisfactory and suitable window design in aluminium; it helps them acquire an understanding of the principles underlying good design. Students need to be able to design aluminium windows which conform to local planning regulations and which are suitable for national traditions in each market they are offered in. This involves the acquisition of local climatic data since the products need to withstand the climatic condition
A very short simulation that lasted one week and replaced the students' weekly tutorial. The scenario was built around an incident that occurred on a film set. The lecturer took the role of a partner in the firm and the students played the role of lawyers within it. At the end of the simulation the students had to submit a report on what they had done.
Global Perspectives in Public health and Health Promotion
9 Powerpoint slide sequences based on MSc lectures from a global prespecitves module that, adoting a social science perspective, explores the trends, issues and context of global public Health and Health Promotion.
The aim of this module is to further our understanding of public policy – the nature, causes and effects of public policies; the policy process – how policy is made; and with prescription as to how policy might be improved. Since the effectiveness of policies and policy-making processes cannot be assessed independently of analysis of the distribution of economic and political power within political systems, this module also examines the central position of the state in policy analysis.
Inaugural Lecture Prof Nick Frost - Assessing Modern British Childhood: research, policy and practic
This lecture explored the contemporary policy agenda for children and young people living in England. The major focus of the lecture was on the relationship between the state and modern childhood. The lecture then moved on to examine the state of contemporary British childhood. A series of recent research and policy reports have suggested that British children inhabit a world that compares negatively to children in otherwise comparable societies. Childhood and youth are also a high profile and f
Serving the public (Introduction to government: assignment brief 3)
A day in the life of a local authority worker. This article will focus on the working day of a person employed in the public sector. This could be anyone from the PA to the Chief Executive of the County Council to a dinner lady at a local school. The task is to produce a 300 word story. This can be reported by you, or written in the first person (as in our Remembrance Sunday pieces), it's your choice. The story should offer an insight into the demands and rewards of the job the subject does, whi
Improving Health: Public Health - Getting back to basics
This presentation explores some of the theories and tools which can be applied in order to set up an effective public health improvement initiative. Notes have been included to assist the facilitator with the presentation. This resource was developed by Education for Health, which is an independent education and research charity for health professionals. They provide educational programmes that are run nationally and internationally and are accredited by the Open University. This workshop pr
Dickinson College Public Service Fellowship
Meet the first recipients of the Dickinson College Public Service Fellowship, Wil Nelligan '14 and Coral Pistilli '14.
Steering the British Economy
Howard Davies delivers an orientation lecture to LSE students giving an insiders perspective on monetary policy and the mechanics of policy making. Howard Davies is the Director of LSE.
14.64 Labor Economics and Public Policy (MIT)
Theory and evidence concerning the functioning of the labor market. Particular emphasis on the roles played by government and institutions. Topics include minimum wages, labor market effects of social insurance and welfare programs, the collective bargaining relationship, discrimination, human capital, and unemployment. From the course home page: Course Description The course is an introduction to the field of Labor Economics, with an eye to helping students think critically about research an
British Newspapers - listening comprehension
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Lionel Robbins Memorial Lectures - Economic Freedom and Public Policy: Economics as a Moral Discipli
Lord Turner will deliver the 2010 Lionel Robbins Memorial Lecture Series, running for three consecutive evenings (11/12/13 October). The overall theme of the 3 lectures is Economics after the Crisis. Amid the financial crash there was much talk of a crisis of capitalism and the need for a revolution in economics. Two years on much work is in hand to reform global financial regulation, but it is not clear that the crisis will produce change as radical as initially supposed. Adair Turner will argu