What world do you see?
James Alexander, a highly practical business creator and innovative strategist, is a co-founder and Board Director of Zopa, the marketplace where people meet to lend and borrow money. In this wide ranging lecture, James, who is a superb speaker, will touch on a number of topics including how to make the most of opportunities in building a successful career. This is an opportunity for you to learn from someone who has been hugely successful in the business world.
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Devices and Desires
Organic devices are revolutionising lighting and solar cells, Professor Alison Walker will describe how this change will impact our lives. Light emission from organic materials is not very common in everyday life. However, some living creatures, such as fireflies and many sea creatures, emit light with amazingly high efficiencies.
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Climate change: challenge or swindle?
Reverend Professor Ian James questions whether climate change is a challenge or a swindle and presents some of the certainties, complexities and controversies from the science of climate change.
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The Painted Garden
A freelance garden historian, Russell Bowes, will use the clues displayed or hidden in paintings to look at the major developments of gardening styles from ancient times to the present day.
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Nuclear explosives: the technology of destruction
Lecturer, writer and editor, Rick Marshall talks about how explosives are made and what to do if they're detonated.
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War, Peace and Justice: the dilemmas of International security
Prof Adrian Hyde-Price from the University's Department of European Studies & Modern Languages examines the nature and causes of contemporary war and conflict, and considers the prospect of peace in the 21st Century.
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Avebury - megaliths and myths - Roger Vlitos
Freelance and professional writer Roger Vlitos examines the theories and myths about Avebury.
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Have Economists gone mad? - Paul Ormerod
Paul Ormerod, the author of three best-selling books on economics talks about what mainstream economists have to say about the turmoil of world economy.
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Herschel lecture: The Cosmic Web - Peter Coles
Professor Peter Coles from the School of Physics & Astronomy at Cardiff University will talk about the large scale structure of the Universe and the ideas that physicists are weaving together to explain how it came to be the way it is.
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Lady Miller of Batheaston - Martin Sturge
Martin Sturge talks about Lady Anna Miller of Batheaston. Mr Sturge is deeply involved with the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution and sponsored the rebinding of a rare volume of Lady Miller's Poetical Assemblies held in the institution's historic library.
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Intimations of immortality
Professor Malcolm Johnson from the Department of Social and Policy Sciences at the University of Bath looks at the changing face of death in an ageing society.
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Babbage: March 28th 2012


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Assessment in Science and Math-You WILL be Tested on This!
Workshop 5. You WILL Be Tested on This!: Standardized Testing (90 min.)

'Teachers are under pressure to get their students to perform well on state and national tests. Sometimes, however, it seems that too much attention is paid to these tests. This workshop considers how teachers can use standardized tests to focus their teaching on improved student performance in the classroom as well as on these external measures of success. Content Guide: K. Michael Hibbard.'

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Anne Frank: The Whole Story Part 4 of 19
This selection contains part four of the mini-series about the life of Anne Frank.  ( See part one for complete description of series.)  This portion shows Jewish people being required to wear the Star of David to identify themselves and cruel treatment of Jewish people.  At the end of the video, Mr. Frank reveals that the family will go into hiding. In the final scene, Anne receives her diary.  ( Video contains some violent scenes.) ( 10:05)
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Word Family -ame-
Shock is the beatbox king! Listen as he works his magic on word families. The goal for this segment is word family -ame-. (0:34)
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Faculty are great
Faculty at Krannert are very hands-on and also volunteer in extra-curricular activities
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What Advisors do
Advisors' job is to help students help themselves to become successful and control their own destiny
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Radio Caroline ship sinks
1:41 The sinking of the radio ship M.V. Mi-Amigo, back in March 1979. Includes interview with DJ Tom Anderson
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Collaborative, participatory, and empowerment (CP&E) evaluation
This course deals with the collaborative, participatory and empowerment approaches to evaluation in the rural development projects and programs. The main contents of this course are: Importance and relevance of the evaluation of rural development projects and programs Review of evaluation concepts and methodologies Collaborative and Participatory evaluation Empowerment Evaluation methodology and its different application contexts Ethnography, culture and management of focus groups as 3 key t
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