Why History Matters: A Panel Discussion || Radcliffe Institute
Historians Joyce Antler, Nancy F. Cott, Thavolia Glymph, Linda Gordon, Linda K. Kerber, and Alice Kessler-Harris take questions from the audience and each other during a panel discussion about US women's history and Gerda Lerner (1920--2013), who was a singular force in developing the field.
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Defining the Boundaries: Homeland Security and Its Impact on Scientific Research
In August 2001, MIT launched a review of the university’s commitment to unclassified research on campus. One month later, the events of September 11th gave this review a harsh immediacy, and transformed the discussion. New government policies that constrain the open exchange of information among scientists, Jerome Frie
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Approaching transportation as a complex, large-scale, integrated, open system (CLIOS), this course strives to be an interdisciplinary systems subject in the "open" sense. It introduces qualitative modeling ideas and various techniques and philosophies of modeling complex transportation enterprises. It also introduces conceptual frameworks for qualitative analysis, such as frameworks for regional strategic planning, institutional change analysis, and new technology development and deployment. And
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2.7 Summary
Climate change is a key issue on today’s social and political agenda. This unit explores the basic science that underpins climate change and global warming.
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2.6 An evolving consensus on attribution
Climate change is a key issue on today’s social and political agenda. This unit explores the basic science that underpins climate change and global warming.
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1.2.1 Heating and cooling the Earth: the overall radiation balance
Climate change is a key issue on today’s social and political agenda. This unit explores the basic science that underpins climate change and global warming.
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1.8 End of section questions
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Climate change is a key issue on today’s social and political agenda. This unit explores the basic science that underpins climate change and global warming.
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1.2 What determines the Earth's GMST?
Climate change is a key issue on today’s social and political agenda. This unit explores the basic science that underpins climate change and global warming.
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1.1 Introduction
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Climate change is a key issue on today’s social and political agenda. This unit explores the basic science that underpins climate change and global warming.
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New technologies allow individuals, corporations and government entities to monitor, track and identify employees, customers and the general public. This panel provides a forum to discuss security and privacy in today's global economy.
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This unit looks at two topics that are of immense worldwide social, economic, ethical, and political importance – ‘addiction’ and ‘neural ageing’. You will develop a Master's level approach to the study of specific issues within these two important subject areas.
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