Students are introduced to our planet's structure and its dynamic system of natural forces through an examination of the natural hazards of earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, tsunamis, floods and tornados, as well as avalanches, fires, hurricanes and thunderstorms. They see how these natural events become disasters when they impact people, and how engineers help to make people safe from them. Students begin by learning about the structure of the Earth; they create clay models showing the Earth'
Episode 12: War Against the Cotton Bollworm
Assoc Prof Phil Batterham and Prof Derek Russell describe how genetics, proteomics, chemistry and field work join forces in the war against the cotton bollworm - a 5 billion dollar pest that is the scourge of farmers from Australia to Africa.
Associate Professor Phil Batterham
Professor Derek Rus
Episode 71: Widows of Injecting Drug Users in North East India
In the conservative societies of Nagaland and Manipur, widows of injecting drug users are often HIV positive, poor and stigmatized. Dr Michelle Kermode and Prarthna Dayal from the Nossal Insitute for Global Health discuss an intervention program to improve mental health of these women. With host Jennifer Cook.
Episode 100: Indonesia: Pathways to a Future
Historian Max Lane spies Indonesia's possible futures through the lens of its recent history and current political and economic climate. With host Jennifer Cook.
Episode 101: Making a Difference: Kiran Martin and Asha in the slums of Delhi
Paediatrician Dr Kiran Martin recounts the story behind the founding of ASHA, which now helps over 350,000 Delhi slum dwellers to improve their lives. Global health specialist Dr Peter Deutchmann weighs in on how research institutions in rich countries can work to empower and embolden work done by organisations in developing nations. With host
Episode 102: Greening the Internet
Prof Rod Tucker spells out the environmental impact of an increasingly networked world, and how energy savings can be found with smarter technology. With science host Dr Shane Huntington.
Episode 103: The Irish Diaspora and Its Legacy
Historian Professor Elizabeth Malcolm tells the story of Irish migration, particularly in the 19th and 20th centuries, and what it means for Ireland and the world today. With host Jennifer Cook.
Episode 105: Multiple Sclerosis: an Updated Look
Neurologist Prof Trevor Kilpatrick unpacks the complexity of Multiple Sclerosis and outlines the latest research findings on its causes and treatment. With science host Dr Shane Huntington.
Episode 107: Getting it on the grid: Integrating renewable energy into our power supplies
Energy and climate change analyst Dr Roger Dargaville weaves together diverse technical, economic and environmental factors to produce a model for better, smarter use of our energy supplies. With science host Dr Shane Huntington.
Episode 108: Intellectualizing infidelity: A feminist remix
Political scientist Dr Lauren Rosewarne combines the academic and personal in a critical, feminist examination of being the ìother womanî in a affair with a married man. With host Jennifer Cook.
Episode 109: The Witch Depicted: Images and iconography in early modern times
Historian Prof Charles Zika explains the social and religious manipulations behind 15th and 16th century European images of witches and witchcraft, and how this contrasts with our contemporary visual representation of witches. With host Jennifer Cook.
Episode 110: Empowering Communities to Preserve Character of Place
Landscape Architect Assoc Prof Ray Green discusses his ground-breaking approach in which a community is able to define the character of its neighbourhood. This methodology seeks to restore the balance of power between communities and external bodies such as planners and developers. With host Jennifer Cook.
Episode 111: A career in modelling: Assessing risk in natural resource management
Agricultural scientist Dr Andrew Hamilton explains how risk and uncertainty can be better modelled in both managing waster water and estimating species richness. With science host Dr Shane Huntington.
Episode 112: Counting us in: Assessing indigenous child health
Epidemiologist Assoc Prof Jane Freemantle unpacks the delicate, complex task of empirically assessing child health in indigenous communities. With host Jennifer Cook.
EEHU Lille 2011 – Stratégies de recherche sur les représentations du vivant et de la santé
Titre : EEHU Lille 2011 – Incidences des stratégies de recherche sur les représentations du vivant et de la santé
Intervenants : Eduardo DEI-CAS : (Médecin, Centre de Biologie Pathologie, CHRU de Lille).
Résumé : Ethique du vivant :
• Éthique des pratiques de recherche sur le vivant
• Éthique normative et éthique réflexive
• Réflexion sur:
– Le vivant
– Les stratégies / pratiques pour le saisir
– Le contexte ac
Parate kennis en algebraïsche vaardigheden die onderdeel uitmaken van het Vwo wiskunde B-examenprogramma worden opgefrist. Hierbij moet gedacht worden aan het handig manipuleren van goniometrische formules, bewerkingen met logaritmen, toepassen van de kettingregel, primitiveren, oplossen van vergelijkingen, enzovoorts.
victorian government policies towards improving school administration and student performance
Victoria in Australia is one of the schools systems which encouraged schools to develop more open school cultures supported by school committees, clubs and councils with community representatives since 1958. In the early 1970s, school administration was decentralized into several regions by posting bureaucrats with delegated authority to the newly created regions. In 1976, mandatory, corporate governing body-type school councils were established based on the Education (School Councils) Act of 19
4.4 Where is the complexity and what is it?
When I first described some of my experiences of the child-support case study above, I attributed the properties of mess, complex, or hard-to-understand to the situation. So, are mess, complex, and hard-to-understand the same thing? If they are, why is the unit called Managing Complexity, rather than, say, Managing Messes? A glib answer is you might not have been attracted to it because of the everyday meaning of mess. Yet another answer is that complexity is a rich term whose everyday meanin
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