An integrated system to aid the planning of concrete structures: introducing the system
This paper reports on the development at Loughborough University of a CAD-based integrated model to aid the planning of in-situ concrete structures. The system development started after a review of the planning models currently available and after a detailed questionnaire survey undertaken amongst the top UK and US contractors on the current status of planning techniques and information technology. The main aim of this system i
Checklist - Work Placement
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Advancing social justice at Concordia
Concordia has a long history of research and scholarship in social justice and human rights. In this video by Jonah Aspler, a graduate of the Department of Journalism, Concordia’s human rights and social justice experts discuss how their projects aim to improve social justice. Support social justice and human rights research at Concordia. Learn more at http://www.concordia.ca/giving. Music featured in this video is by Jonah Aspler. Select pictures courtesy of IRIN, the humanitarian news and
Plus Scholarship Luncheon 2012
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21H.405J The Ancient City (MIT)
This course focuses on the archaeology of the Greek and Roman city. It investigates the relationship between urban architecture and the political, social, and economic role of cities in the Greek and Roman world, by analyzing a range of archaeological and literary evidence relevant to the use of space in Greek and Roman cities (e.g. Athens, Paestum, Rome, Pompeii) and a range of theoretical frameworks for the study of ancient urbanism.
SIMULACRO ARQUITECT?NICO AL ALCANCE DE LAS MANOS (Architectonic Simulacrum within Reach)
Since middle ?90?s, the outbreak of 3d hardware acceleration devices for PC software, has facilitated a great evolvement in what is known as ?Role Play Games? (RPG) ? within the entertainment software industry. This development has produced such a phenomenon that surpassed all expectations. Through the game ?engine? tools, virtual spaces can be achieved according to an editor?s criterium. Thus, a varied range of uses in different research fields are permitted. It is possible to build architectur
24.400 Proseminar in Philosophy I (MIT)
An intensive seminar on the foundations of analytic philosophy for first-year graduate students. A large selection of classic texts, from Frege's Foundations of Arithmetic to Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations, is covered in this course.
Dialogue, Justice and Peace
Our interdependent world creates both new opportunities and new challenges. The gravest danger today is insecurity, which has taken on global proportions. In order to deal with the threat of this insecurity, it is imperative for the world community to engage in constructive dialogue, but this must be based on two foundations: a deep comprehension of civilisations, religions and cultures; and justice. Indeed, in our insecure world, full of extremism and conflict, only serious di
Tight security before President Obama's visit to Rome
Security is tight in Rome ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama's arrival, who is set to meet Pope Francis for the first time on Thursday. Jillian Kitchener reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. F
Why Should You Home School?
Learn why home schooling is a good idea, when it started and
why it stopped, in this free home schooling video clip on education.
'The Road to Serfdom' at 70 Jane Lackey: Mapping Active-Passive Tempest Milky Way on Vimeo Province announces $4M for McMaster-Fraunhofer Project Darden's Tight-Knit EMBA Network Undertaking HRD research in HE E-Portfolio Toolkit - Booklet 3.987 Human Origins and Evolution (MIT)
From the panel recorded at the 2014 Austrian Economics Research Conference in Auburn, Alabama, on 20 March 2014. Sponsored by Carolyn Foss.
Department of Art Lecture Series Jane Lackey will lecture about the influences and resources that have guided the trajectory of her work over time. Long engaged in cross-disciplinary intersections, Lackey’s artworks infuse materials and process with active thinking. Conceptual ideas are slowly traced, entwined and materialized in drawings, sculpture and installations. Illusive aspects of movement, [...]
Time lapse video of the Milky Way in different parts of the world set to techno music. Good for all ages!! (3:39)
Minister Eric Hoskins announces $4M in funding for the McMaster-Fraunhofer Project Centre for Biomedical Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing (BEAM) in Hamilton. The joint project is anticipated to create up to 100 jobs and attract top scientists and industry researchers from around the world. It will also help establish Hamilton as a hub for Ontario's life sciences sector.
http://www,darden.virginia.edu/emba - Darden MBA for Executives student Rich Hanna describes the benefits he receives in Darden's EMBA format. The Darden EMBA is a 21-month program with a combination of monthly weekend residencies in Charlottesville; four one-week leadership residencies, one of which is international; and distance learning.
This presentation explores the challenges encountered in researching the impact of enterprise modules in HE on students own perceptions of self efficacy and motivation to particular career intentions
This E-Portfolio Toolkit is based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University. We use an E-Portfolio to assess our students on their period abroad because we think it encourages them to fully engage with culture(s) and language of the target country and to reflect on the resulting cultural and linguistic development. As part of our project, we have also developed a set of learning activities and materials,
This course examines the dynamic interrelations among physical and behavioral traits of humans, environment, and culture to provide an integrated framework for studying human biological evolution and modern diversity. Topics include issues in morphological evolution and adaptation; fossil and cultural evidence for human evolution from earliest times through the Pleistocene; evolution of tool use and social behavior; modern human variation and concepts of race. The class also studies stone artifa
Jane Lackey: Mapping Active-Passive
Tempest Milky Way on Vimeo
Province announces $4M for McMaster-Fraunhofer Project
Darden's Tight-Knit EMBA Network
Undertaking HRD research in HE
E-Portfolio Toolkit - Booklet
3.987 Human Origins and Evolution (MIT)