The case for recognising indigenous Australians in our constitution
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has promised to hold a referendum on recognising Aboriginal peoples in the Australian constitution. Professor George Williams from UNSW's Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law provides three things that you may not know about Australia's Constitution -- three facts that make this task pressing and important.
eVe - Genesis of the 'normal' solar car
The UNSW Solar Racing Team, Sunswift, have raised the bar for solar powered vehicles with eVe, a sleek and sporty car built on the premise of practicality that could usher in a new era of sustainable driving in Australia. These innovative electric vehicles are raced at the biannual World Solar Challenge, this year's competition features 40 teams from 23 coulntries. The race spans a gruelling 3000km spanning across the harsh Australian desert. Sunswift have maintained an impressive track record
In Conversation with Frank Lowy - Excerpt
See full conversation here http://youtu.be/n6A4hD1mrh4 UNSW Chancellor David Gonski, AC hosts a talk with Westfield group co-founder Frank Lowy, AC, one of Australia's most generous philanthropists. In this excerpt from an event held at UNSW Australia, Mr Lowy talks about his mother's influence on his philanthropy and reveals that his family that given away A$350 million over the last 10 years. His philosophy: "When you have a little, give a little. When you have a lot, give a lot."
In Conversation with Frank Lowy
UNSW Chancellor David Gonski, AC hosts a talk with Westfield group co-founder Frank Lowy, AC, one of Australia's most generous philanthropists. In this excerpt from an event held at UNSW Australia, Mr Lowy talks about his mother's influence on his philanthropy and reveals that his family that given away A$350 million over the last 10 years. His philosophy: "When you have a little, give a little. When you have a lot, give a lot."
Terry Hodgkinson Inaugural Lecture
Terry has led the Regional Development Agency, Yorkshire Forward, as its Chair for seven years, overseeing the Agency in growing the economy of the Yorkshire and Humber region. He was honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2010 with the award of a CBE for services to business and regeneration and was recently appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant for West Yorkshire. He has recently launched his new business, entitled ‘Inspiration for Industry Education and Regeneration’. He holds a Visiting P
Inner Circle #29 - May 2016: Pressing Reset - The Problem with Failing Japanese Goals
Last time, you learned all about the 7 tested, timeless ways to learn Japanese. You learned how our learning technology meets time-tested learning techniques. This time, we’re covering a popular topic. Listeners request this one quite often. What is it? It’s failure. In this Inner Circle Lesson, you’ll learn: 1. The Stressful Problem of Failing Language [...]
Virtual Maths, Calculating the Volume of a Brick Demo
Interactive simulation, calculating the volume of a brick
Decomposition of the Body
Documentary- Click off the crime show and foray into the real world of forensics. At a unique open-air crime lab known as the Body Farm, decomposing corpses help detectives solve murders. Addresses decomposition and decomposers, however images of decaying bodies may be extremely disturbing for younger children. Run time 03:37
TODAY (4:00PM US Central): Keck Seminar: "Achieving Effective & High Impact Scientific Writing"
View this event live here: http://edtech.rice.edu/web/live-event-webcasts/ Abstract: Success in publishing and funding your research is critical to scientific career advancement. Achieving this success requires an ability to write clearly and effectively, and to connect with your reader. Unfortunately, most scientists receive no formal training in scientific writing and must learn these skills by trial and error. As a consequence, even the most important scientific discoveries may not be fully
A Conversation with Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy
Boston Globe journalists Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy discuss their new book, Whitey Bulger: America's Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice, and what this history reveals about the changing nature of Boston and its politics. WBUR reporter David Boeri moderates. Copyright: John F. Kennedy Library Foundation
OTIS 32nd Annual Scholarship Benefit Fashion Show
The annual Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show at the Beverly Hilton Hotel is L.A.'s largest runway show. Featuring student designs created with mentors during the 2013-14 year, the show raises $1 million for student scholarships. Awardees this year include Leon Max, Michael Egeck, and Isabel and Ruben Toledo. 2013-14 mentors are Amé Austin ('95) for Max Studio, Christina Kim for Dosa, Rod Beattie ('86) for Bleu, Mattel Barbie, David Meister, Isabel and Ruben Toledo, Under Armour, Todd Oldham
Breaking Down Silos to Achieve Strategic Agility
Scotland’s civil service overhaul holds lessons for enhancing national competitiveness
Perugia awaits Knox appeal verdict
Oct 1 - Four years on, residents of Perugia wait for verdict in the Amanda Knox murder appeal which has dominated headlines in the city. Sunita Rappai reports.
Comment se forment les aurores boréales ? (Vidéo) Kezako, la série documentaire qui répond à vos questions de science, aborde cette fois-ci la question "Comment se forment les aurores boréales ? ?".N'hesitez pas à réagir ou à oser vos questions qui seront peut être abordées par la suite.
Kezako, la série documentaire qui répond à vos questions de science, aborde cette fois-ci la question "Comment se forment les aurores boréales ? ?".N'hesitez pas à réagir ou à oser vos questions qui seront peut être abordées par la suite.
Conscience et inconscience du patrimoine en Orient : destructions et protection (audio) Des origines de la notion de patrimoine archéologique au XVIIIe siècle, au destructions actuelles, la table ronde évoquera l’histoire et l’actualité des destructions et de la préservation du passé au Moyen-Orient.
Des origines de la notion de patrimoine archéologique au XVIIIe siècle, au destructions actuelles, la table ronde évoquera l’histoire et l’actualité des destructions et de la préservation du passé au Moyen-Orient.
2014 Michael Denker Fellows Presentations
The 2014 Michael Denker Fellows from the American Printing History Association's Chesapeake Chapter gave presentations on their printing history and book arts projects. Speakers included Mark Dimunation, Casey Smith, George Barnum, Jihae Kwon, Travis Boatwright, Amy Nichols, Kevin Wisniewski and Sarah Matthews. For transcript, captions, and more information, visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=6601
'Cosmic magnifying glass' used to find ancient supernova
Astronomers have glimpsed a far off and ancient star exploding, not once, but four times. The exploding star, or supernova, was directly behind a cluster of huge galaxies, whose mass is so great that they warp space-time. This forms a cosmic magnifying glass that creates multiple images of the supernova, an effect first predicted by Albert Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity 100 years ago. Dr Brad Tucker from The Australian National University (ANU) says it’s a dream discovery for the
Moving Targets: Passenger Pigeon Portrait Gallery
U-M commemorates the anniversary of the extinction of the passenger pigeon with a variety of activities, including a special art exhibit.
ESCRITURA AUDIOVISUAL (2008)
La asignatura pretende, desde un punto de vista teórico y práctico, incrementar las capacidad de diseño del espacio y tiempo audiovisual, con la finalidad de, a través de este proceso, introducir al alumno en el campo de la realización de audiovisuales.