Can single individuals still shape history? The Case of Osama bin Laden [Audio]
Speaker(s): Michael Scheuer | Osama bin Laden was one of America's most formidable and implacable enemies. And yet no one has written a serious assessment of his influence over world events in the last decade. Michael Scheuer; a former head of CIA's Osama bin Laden Unit provides an objective and authoritative portrait of bin Laden. Michael Scheuer was the chief of the CIA's bin Laden unit from 1996 to 1999 and remained a counterterrorism analyst until 2004. He is the author of many books, includ
Health Care Reform in the US [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Peter Orszag | Spiralling health care costs are currently threatening the future of the US economy. Peter Orszag offers insight on possible approaches to reduce health care costs over time without impairing the quality of medical care or outcomes. LSE alumnus Peter Orszag (MSc, PhD Economics, 1992, 1997) is vice chairman of Global Banking at CitiGroup. He recently served as director of the Office of Management and Budget under president Barack Obama.
Africa's Disease Burden [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Ama de-Graft Aikins, Dr Olugbenga Ogedegbe, Dr Francis Dodoo | LSE Health and the LSE Africa Initiative in collaboration with The British Academy invites you to an event on Africa’s disease burden. Chronic non-communicable diseases have become major causes of adult disability and death in Sub-Saharan Africa. Chronic disease deaths in men and women as a whole are higher in sub-Saharan African than in virtually all other regions of the world and co-exist with a high burden of infe
The Outsider Inside: Palestinian Citizens of Israel, their Context and Contest [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Tilde Rosmer | This lecture examines the role of Palestinians citizens of Israel in Israeli politics and their place in a conflict in which they are often caught between the state of their citizenship and the nationality of their people. In addition to looking at tensions between these non-Jewish citizens and the Jewish state and Jewish Israelis, the lecture will examine tensions within this group of Palestinians. Dr Tilde Rosmer is a Researcher at the Department of Culture Studie
The Evolution of the Individual [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Peter Godfrey-Smith | The winner of the 2010 Lakatos Award (for his book Darwinian Populations and Natural Selection) will talk about the evolution of the individual. Peter Godfrey-Smith is a professor of philosophy at Harvard University and winner of the 2010 Lakatos Award.
Living in the Endless City [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Joan Clos, Dr Gareth Jones, Professor Çaglar Keyder, Professor Saskia Sassen, Professor Richard Sennett | Marking the launch of a new book on Mumbai, Sao Paulo and Istanbul – the outcome of the Urban Age research programme at LSE – the event will explore how social and environmental equity are determined by the spatial and political organisation of some of the world's most complex cities. Joan Clos is the executive director of UN-HABITAT. Gareth Jones is a senior lecturer at
International Intervention and the Responsibility to Protect
Professor Neil MacFarlane, Fellow in International Relations gives a talk on Humanitarian aid, the responsibility of the international community to protect individuals and groups on 18th June 2011
Olympic National Forest Land Use: September, 1987, to September, 1995
Zoom down to Olympic National Forest and dissolve from September 1987 (height of clear cuts) to September 1995 (most recent and most recovered image).
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) (Spanish)
This patient education program explains chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and emphysema including the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for these diseases. It also reviews the anatomy of the respiratory system. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
GSO 50th Anniversary
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Science under the microscope
HG Nelson and The Hungry Beast's Dan Ilic have a somewhat serious discussion with Professor Chris Turney on climate change past and present.
Health@Google: Jamie Oliver
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Sudoku : Oefenbundel Deze bundel met sudoku's werd gemaakt in het kader van het eTwinningproject Br@intr@iners. Er zijn drie verschillende sudoku's: 4x4, 6x6 en 9x9. Telkens zijn er ook drie niveau's voorzien: gemakkelijk, gemiddeld en moeilijk.
Deze bundel met sudoku's werd gemaakt in het kader van het eTwinningproject Br@intr@iners.
Er zijn drie verschillende sudoku's: 4x4, 6x6 en 9x9. Telkens zijn er ook drie niveau's voorzien: gemakkelijk, gemiddeld en moeilijk.
Molly Brown: Biography of a Changing Nation
The true story of Margaret Brown transcends the limitation of myth, revealing a woman of extraordinary spirit and complexity who embodied the issues of her times and the power of individual action. This reformer worked hard to make a difference and her confidence made it possible for her to help others and this 2:30 video helps explains these. Unfortunately, it just touches on them so this video could be used as a discovery lesson since it includes reformers, mining, and even the Titanic.
Using Handheld Wireless Computers to Increase Interactivity and Collaborative Learning in Large Clas
We conducted a pilot study to determine the effectiveness of wireless, handheld computers in fostering active and collaborative learning in lecture-based teaching. We compared the capabilities of the largest type of handheld, the Jornada 820, to that of the smallest, a Handspring Visor "personal digital assistant." This article describes our use of the handhelds in a variety of classroom exercises, emphasizing wireless internet access. We explain our successes, problems, and proposed solutions.
Tropospheric Ozone from Earth Probe TOMS: Global - 9 Day Averages (May 1997 - May 1998)
Global aerosol concentrations from May 1997 through May 1998 from Earth Probe TOMS
Museum Summer Camp 2011
Some young budding archaeologists spend part of the summer going back in time and exploring artifacts and cultures from around the world at Penn's Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Each summer, more than 200 elementary and middle school students participate in the summer camp, which offers students a taste of life as an archaeologist and anthropologist through eight weeks of theme oriented sessions, such as "Superheros of the Past and Present," "Archaeology" and "Ancient Egypt." For more