What's Flu Got To Do With It? The payoff of influenza studies for medical demography.
What's Flu Got To Do With It? The payoff of influenza studies for medical demography. We review some of the major features of influenza mortality in the United States, 1959-2007, the period in which the most detailed data are available. Focus is on two areas, first, classification robustness across influenza and pneumonia over time. Second, we estimate 2-parameter Gompetrz models of winter pneumonia and influenza (P+I) mortality. We find that Gompertz is a good parameterization of P+I mortality
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16: Q&A Session with Dr. Barbara Owen, Dr. Bonita Veysey & Dr. Patricia Van Voorhis
Dr. Barbara Owen, Dr. Bonita Veysey & Dr. Patricia Van Voorhis answer questions after their presentations on "Women, Girls & the Justice System" and the keynote address at Evidence-Based Interventions Lead to Improved Outcomes, Day 1 of The Rutgers University Evidence-Based Initiative For Justice Policies and Practices' Conference, Evidence: The Catalyst of Change in October 2011.
Course Threads: Musings on Human-Centered Design
The Course Thread Program allows UC Berkeley undergraduates to explore intellectual themes that connect courses across departments and disciplines. Without creating new majors or minors, the program instead highlights connections between existing courses. Course Threads help students see the value in educational breadth while also pursuing a more in-depth and well-rounded knowledge on one particular topic. Course Thread topics include: Human Rights, Cultural Forms in Transit, The Historical & Mo
Politics and Religion. Let's talk about it.
As the nation ramps up for another presidential election, it's time to confront that unspoken social nemesis - the specter of politics and religion. Associate professor, Matthew A. Sutton, addresses this issue in a thoughtful, nonpartisan manner through in depth studies on the origins and history of religion and politics in America. Hoping to make history relevant to his students and the wider public, Sutton publishes in many venues, including a recent op-ed in the New York Times. His book, "A
Water-skimming ball leaps from surface
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/11/-brightcovecreateexperiences.html
Female Loggerhead Turtle Laying Eggs
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a female Loggerhead Turtle laying her eggs in a sandy nest. Students will get a close up and candid shot of this amazing process. The loggerhead is one of the most widespread of all the marine turtles and also the most highly migratory, with individuals known to cross the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. This turtle's common name comes from its relatively large head, which contains powerful jaws. This is a great resource to help build backgr
George Eliot's Life and Writing Career
This 6:36 video provides a fairly indepth biography of her life and accomplishments.
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Mini Bio
This is a brief, five-minute short biography of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Explaining the Momentum behind the Council of Europe's Norm Entrepreneurship
Dr Gwendolyn Sasse, Oxford, gives the fifth talk for The Evolution of International Norms and Norm Entrepreneurship: The Council of Europe in Comparative Perspective. This one-day workshop will bring together officials and researchers working on the Council of Europe and international norms more generally. Our emphasis on the Council of Europe gives a concrete empirical starting point for consideration of international norms, norm 'entrepreneurship', and human rights. How do norms come onto the
11.360 Community Growth and Land Use Planning (MIT)
This subject explores the techniques, processes, and personal and professional skills required to effectively manage growth and land use change. While primarily focused on the planning practice in the United States, the principles and techniques reviewed and presented may have international application. This course is not for bystanders; it is designed for those who wish to become actively involved or exposed to the planning discipline and profession as it is practiced today, and as it may need
Fist to Five Feedback
Lesson ObjectiveLearn to gather immediate feedback using a 0-5 (Fist to Five) scale. Questions to ConsiderWhy is important to elicit feedback for students' content and emotional needs?What information is important to you, as the teacher, when asking students for Fist to Five feedback?Brainstorm three ways that you could use Fist to Five feedback in your classroom.
Dark Chocolate Health Benefits - www.MyChocolateMedicine.com
Dr. Steve Warren talks about the health benefits of cold processed dark chocolate. He explains the function of anti-oxidants and bioflavonoids and the fact that cold processed dark chocolate is the #1 superfood in the world. There is only one company in the entire world that makes cold processed dark chocolate and has the worldwide patent on this process.
SFU Public Square Innovator Profile – Judith Marcuse
In conjunction with their 2014 Community Summit Innovation: The Shock of the Possible, SFU Public Square asked some of Metro Vancouver’s top innovators what’s on their minds, and what questions they have about Innovation. This video profiles Judith Marcuse of the International Centre of Art for Social Change, the first centre in North America that integrates community engagement in art and social change, academic research and training, as well as professional development and global networkin
Sport Clubs at the University of Richmond (Admission)
The University of Richmond sport club program provides the means for all students to enjoy recreation, instruction, and competition in a range of activities. Sport clubs give students the chance to play in non-varsity sports while developing skills in administration, organization, and fundraising.