Celebrating the international student experience
A selection of photographs taken by The University of Nottingham's international students while enjoying their time in the UK. Some of these are from excursions organised by the International Office and others are from students' own travel and recreation around Nottingham and elsewhere in the the UK. Further details about the support available to international students, including our excursions and events, can be found on our support services webpages. http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/International
Improving Basic Services for the Bottom Forty Percent: lessons from Ethiopia [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Qaiser Khan, Marta Foresti, Peter Hawkins | Dr Qaiser Khan will be joined by a panel to discuss Improving Basic Services for the Bottom Forty Percent: Lessons from Ethiopia, which examines Ethiopia's model in delivering basic services and why it appears to be succeeding. Qaiser Khan is a lead economist and program leader at the World Bank and the co-author of Improving Basic Services for the Bottom Forty Percent: Lessons from Ethiopia. Marta Foresti is Director of Politics and Gov
Voronoi diagram Voro [Schemata]: Application of interactive weighted voronoi diagrams as an alternat
This paper explores the application of Interactive Weighted Voronoi diagrams in business park master plans through site specific testing, derivation of zoning parameters and creation of an applet.
Exploraci?n de relaciones entre analog?as y bocetos durante la generaci?n de ideas en dise?o industr
An exploration on the analogy-based idea generation process in industrial design is reported. In particular we try to identify relationships between the sketching process and the analogy building in order to elicit requirements for a supporting software. We use concurrent think aloud protocols to obtain experimental data and an extension of a proved content oriented schema to analyze them. Statistical analysis on segments containing .analogical chains. found relations between analogical and desi
Stars from Les Miserables
This is a live performance of the 10th Anniversary Concert of Les Miserables. While the singers are in costume, this is not a stage production of the musical. The orchestra and singers are both on stage together with the orchestra behind the singers. This is a very interesting live concert production with occasional excerpts of footage from the stage production. Performance is sung in English with English captions. (3:29)
In this Super Fab Lab video clip from the “Sid’s Amazing Lungs” episode of "Sid the Science Kid," kids learn how our lungs help our bodies get oxygen from the air. (1:34)
Histology Module 6: Nervous Tissue
By the end of this section, you will be able to:
Work and Energy (Part 2)
More on work and introduction to Kinetic and Potential Energies. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. Run time 09:15.
Could the Hobby Lobby Ruling Unleash a ‘Parade of Horribles’?
Wharton’s Amy Sepinwall discusses the potential impact of the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling on businesses, employees and consumers.
Space Station Live: Earth Observation From Space
Space Station Live commentator Kyle Herring interviews Dr. William Stefanov from the Earth Science & Remote Sensing Unit at Johnson Space Center about Earth Observations from space and methods of doing so such as via handheld photography and I-SERV, the ISS Environmental Research and Visualization System. This interview aired during Space Station Live on Earth Day, April 22, 2014.
What Causes Lightning?
As clouds get bigger with the continuous rising of air, they interact with particles of ice and dirt to create a buildup of static electricity. Learn about the interaction of electrical charges in a cloud with charges on the ground with help from a meteorologist in this video on understanding weather. (01:58)
Read more: What Causes Lightning?: Weather & Meteorology | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/video_4872173_causes-lightning_.html#ixzz1D8eE3NgN
How Can I Tell How Far Away a Lightning Strike Hit?
In order to determine how far away a lightning strike hit, count the time that occurs between the lightning flash and the clap of thunder. Discover how a five-second differential means a lightning strike is about one mile away with help from a meteorologist in this video on understanding weather. (01:10)
Read more: How Can I Tell How Far Away a Lightning Strike Hit?: Weather & Meteorology | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/video_4872175_can-away-lightning-strike-hit_.html#ixzz1D8lU1
Google Glass at UGA: Spotlight on the Arts Preview
The University of Georgia's Director of Bands Cynthia Johnston Turner is using Google Glass in the classroom and researching its applications to music. A public premiere of the Google Glass inspired "Adwords/Edward" will occur during the Spotlight on the Arts festival in November.
Keeping Its Distance: Can the Fed Be Effective, Innovative — and Independent?
The U.S. Federal Reserve Bank played a central role in mounting a response to the financial crisis of 2008. Battling unprecedented disasters, the Fed responded with what experts describe as creative, even heroic, measures. But in the wake of that crisis, the Fed faces new challenges, including an increasingly critical Congress, at a time when the central bank's responsibilities have expanded in significant ways. Observers question whether the Fed can continue to effectively monitor the financial
Learn to glow
Create a co-operative environment within your organisation and you will radiate energy, innovation and success, says Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice
Tecnologia. Mobile History Map
Durada: 2 min. Vídeo. Departament d'Ensenyament (Generalitat de Catalunya).
Aquest vídeo mostra la presentació als Serveis Educatius de la plataforma del Mobile History Map, que té com a objectiu, entre d'altres, georeferenciar col·laborativament els elements emblemàtics del patrimoni cultural català.
Searching in the UNIX Directory
The structure of the directory space and subjects search behaviors in the UNIX operating system environment are examined. Protocol analysis with two subjects and survey of the contents of the directory space of all users of E-VAX and X-VAX systems in the Architecture and Computer Science Systems at Carnegie Mellon University were conducted. Depth first search characterized both the organization of the directories and the behavior of the subjects. Single step as opposed to multiple step traversal
UNSW Learning and Teaching: Academics Discuss Benefits of GCULT - Dr. Daniel Schlagwein
Engaging students, engaging industry and engaging enterprise
This reflective case study and poster relates to a specific event staged by students and examines the phases and critical points within the whole process. It identifies some key learning outcomes for all involved
Virtual Reality in Architectural Education: Defining Possibilities
Introduction: virtual reality in architecture Virtual Reality (VR) is an emergent computer technology for full 3D-simulations, which has a natural application in the architectural work, due that activity involves the complete definition of buildings prior to its construction. Although the profession has a long tradition and expertise in the use of 2D-plans for the design of buildings, the increasing complexity of projects and social participation requires better media of representation. However,