Jane O'Connor: 2011 National Book Festival
Speaker Biography: Jane O'Connor graduated from Smith College and is an editor at a major publishing house. She is the author of more than 50 books for children, including the "Fancy Nancy" series, six of which have been No. 1 New York Times best-sellers. In addition, she has written one book for grownups, a spooky mystery called "Dangerous Admissions." For captions, transcript, and more information, visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=5392.
A photographical record of the airfield and surviving buildings
From History to Making History: Public Lecture with 'comfort Women' survivor Gil Won Ok
Gil Won Ok, a former comfort woman, will be visiting Canberra to petition Australian politicians to lobby the Japanese government for recognition and compensation for the suffering that Korean women faced. While in Canberra GIL Won Ok has agreed to give a public lecture about her incredible and poignant story of surviving the military sexual slavery system sanctioned by the Japanese Government.
Douglas Melton, Harvard University: "Stem Cell Challenges in Biology and Public Policy" - April 10,
Douglas Melton will discuss the biology and public policy challenges surrounding stem cell research. The potential of human embryonic stem cells for understanding human development and finding new therapies will be presented. Dr. Melton is a cell and molecular biologist as well as an advocate of embryonic stem cell research. His research focuses on the developmental biology of the pancreas. One of the primary goals of his work is to understand how human embryonic stem cells differentiate into pa
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Calc Height of Building, Angle Tool
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the height of a building
24 - Retreat from Reconstruction: the Grant Era and Paths to "Southern Redemption"
This lecture opens with a discussion of the myriad moments at which historians have declared an "end" to Reconstruction, before shifting to the myth and reality of "Carpetbag rule" in the Reconstruction South. Popularized by Lost Cause apologists and biased historians, this myth suggests that the southern governments of the Reconstruction era were dominated by unscrupulous and criminal Yankees who relied on the ignorant black vote to rob and despoil the innocent South. The reality, of course, di
Dr Angie Hobbs Senior Fellow in the Public Understanding of Philosophy
Dr Angie Hobbs discusses her new role as the first ever UK 'Senior Fellow in the Public Understanding of Philosophy', charged with bringing philosophy to as wide an audience as possible in Britain and beyond.
Ping 215: Kinect, Lumia Photography, Beer on tap, CEOs, FlightSims and Comic-Con | Ping! Hey everybody! Is Mark back yet? Maybe we should try to automate this publishing thing to stay on schedule. What the heck, it's Mark's vacation time, so Simon May and I cover off this episode in the studio. Some of the things that Microsofties are pinging each other about recently include the following:
Hey everybody! Is Mark back yet? Maybe we should try to automate this publishing thing to stay on schedule. What the heck, it's Mark's vacation time, so Simon May and I cover off this episode in the studio.
Some of the things that Microsofties are pinging each other about recently include the following:
Uphold values and principles of public service
The public has a right to expect that public sector organisations with treat them with honesty and integrity. Employees in the public sector are generally expected to operate according to a code of conduct or principles. Sometimes ethical problems are raised by these that require resolution in the workplace.
Support policy implementation
Outlines the nature of policy in the public sector, how to plan implementation of a policy in an organisation, implementation processes and monitoring and evaluation of the policy.
News and Views: Radio
Radio. This is topic 4 extracted from the News and Views resource. By the end of this topic you will have a general understanding of the three broad types of program formats offered by commercial and public radio stations.
Co-ordinate Marketing Activities
The key elements addressed in this competency are: Plan marketing and promotional activities, Co-ordinate participation in trade and consumer shows, Co-ordinate in house promotions, Co-ordinate familiarisations, Undertake a general public relations role, Develop special products to meet customer needs and Review and report on promotional activities
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Demonstration of a Theodolite Survey in action
Using a theodolite to calculate the height of a building, demonstration 'in the field', includes interactive simulation tools and formulae
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/10. The Postgraduate Certificate in Education (International) is a part-time programme of professional enrichment for teachers working in countries other than the U.K. Suitable for: Postgraduates School of Education Nottingham's School of Education is one of the largest and most respected education departments in any British university. Its academics include major national and inter
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.
Externalities and health
48 PowerPoint slides from Richard Smith of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine on Externalities & Health, covering: What are 'externalities'; Positive externalities and health; Negative externalities and health; 'Global' externalities and health; Externalities and public goods
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
Pale Blue Saxone Stiletto Shoes
Pale blue stiletto shoes; pointed toes with topstitche3d design to outer edges. Label (insole): Saxone Young Colony Leather uppers Man-made soles Steel tips to heels.. Maker: Saxone - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Philip Cowley, Reader in the University’s School of Politics and International Relations, was recently nominated for the Times Higher young researcher of the year award. In this podcast, Philip discusses his research into back bench rebellions within the British parliament. Philip describes his research as practical politics, linking academic research to the real world of political debate. Since the British Labour party’s re-election with a reduced majority of 66 MPs in May 2005, some back b
BURN - Biosciences Undergraduate Research at Nottingham
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. Research produced 2006 - 2009. BURN brings final year undergraduate research work to public view in a professional and relevant way. The students represented here have risen to the challenges of doing rigorous research and presenting their work to a wider audience. Their articles show the distance they have travelled during their studies. They also demonstrate the inquiry and critical thinking skills that have been