Statistics - an intuitive introduction : introduction
Things you need to know before looking at the statistics courses here.
Researching solutions to global water shortages
Director of the University of Nottingham’s Centre for Clean Water Technologies. Making sure the world’s population has enough drinking water is one of the biggest challenges we face today. A rapidly increasing global population, the fact that only a very small percentage of global water is available for consumption and an uneven global distribution of clean drinking water are the main problems in regard to the current global water crisis. Professor Hilal discusses these problems and some o
Power and international order
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010. This module gives students the unique opportunity to study a selected range of fundamental texts, which have a crucial and seminal influence on the development of International Relations, and on the study of war and peace, culture and strategy. Using these texts, the aim is both to analyse the growth of the discipline of International Relations, and assess how these texts reflect a
Politics in 60 seconds. The Labour Party
Professor Steven Fielding defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on the labour party. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Professor Steven Fielding, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Steven Fielding is Professor of Political History and Director of the Centre for British Politics: CBP at The University of Notti
MIPS: Risking It All on RISC
[Recorded: July 27, 2011] Stanford University President John Hennessy and MIPS colleagues Bob Miller, Skip Stritter and Joe DiNucci will discuss the story of MIPS, a groundbreaking company in the computer industry. In 1981, Hennessy led the Stanford research team that developed a Reduced Instruction Set Computing (RISC) microprocessor that had the potential to dramatically increase performance and reduce costs. Then in 1984, Hennessy joined Skip Stritter and John Mousourris to co-found MIPS Co
Ping 117: Xbox gives back, Win 8 boots fast, Ballmer sees bright future, More MATH please! The dynamic duo are back and better than ever. Hang out with Paul and Laura as they dish the dirt on these stories and more:
The dynamic duo are back and better than ever. Hang out with Paul and Laura as they dish the dirt on these stories and more:
Bavaria's Oktoberfest kicks off
Sept. 20 - The world's largest, rowdiest and most famous beer festival, the Oktoberfest, opens in Munich for the 178th time. Tara Cleary reports.
Paris revives Pompeii for exhibition
Sept. 20 - A major exhibition re-creates the atmosphere of ancient Pompeii, in the heart of Paris. Tara Cleary reports.
Health Management I Module Guide This module was developed at the School of Public Health, University for the Western Cape for the Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health which was offered as a distance learning module between 2001 and 2008. Health management is considered
This module was developed at the School of Public Health, University for the Western Cape for the Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health which was offered as a distance learning module between 2001 and 2008. Health management is considered
UNSW Open Day (Engineering) 2011
Prospective students get the low down on what it's like to study Engineering @ UNSW.
"Did 9-11 Change Anything? Everything?" Panel Three
Panel Three: How We Look at the World - This event is part of a collaborative effort across the campuses of Duke, UNC-Chapel Hill, and NC State University to reflect on the tenth anniversary of 9-11. This symposium includes various members of the Duke Faculty. Sponsors: American Grand Strategy (AGS) Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security, Triangle Institute for Security Studies (TISS), Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University Middle East Studies Center, Duke Islamic Studies
Small Number Counts to 100 - in Cree
Cree version of "Small Number Counts to 100", a short animation movie aimed at transforming math into a star in the eyes of kindergarten to high school Aboriginal youth. For more information, visit http://at.sfu.ca/Ctsvqe Credits: Written by Veselin Jungic, SFU, and Mark Mac Lean, UBC Inspired by narrations from Rena Sinclair of the Siksika Nation Voice: Barry Cardinal of the Bigstone Cree Nation Illustrator: Simon Roy, Victoria, B.C. Cree translation: Barry Cardinal of the Bigstone Cree Na
Ben Stiller's new role as philanthropist
Sept. 20 - Stiller hosts an art auction to raise money for Haiti earthquake victims. Alicia Powell reports.
SeaWiFS: The Effect of the Congo on the Atlantic
By monitoring the color of reflected light via satellite, scientists can determine how successfully plant life is photosynthesizing. A measurement of photosynthesis is essentially a measurement of successful growth, and growth means successful use of ambient carbon. Until now, scientists have only had a continuous record of photosynthesis on land. But following three years of continual data collected by the SeaWiFS instrument, NASA has gathered the first record of photosynthetic productivity in
Crystal, Blake, Keenan - 4th Block
In this activity, students are divided into a group of hormones and a group of receptors. The hormones have to find their matching receptors, and the pair, once matched, perform a given action. This activity helps students learn about the specificity of hormone-receptor interactions within the endocrine system.
How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone
From the publisher:
“Heralded as a “sorcerer of narrative” (Foreign Policy) with an instinct for “poetic and intoxicating language” (Freie Presse), twenty-nine-year-old Saša Stanišić bounded onto the international literary scene to great fanfare and acclaim. How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone—the tale
Afghan negotiator laid to rest
Sept. 24, - Hundreds flood the streets of Kabul to witness the burial of Afghanistan's chief peace negotiator Burhanuddin Rabbini. Jessica Gray reports.
Alexander Graham Bell Biography, Part IV
This is an animated biography of Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children.