Triple Grammy nominee, Professor Barry Tuckwell, chats with Sian Prior about his art and life.
Guest: Professor Barry Tuckwell, OBE and AC from the Faculty of Music
Topic: A Life with French Horn
Note: For legal reasons, this episode will not be
available as an on-demand stream. It continues to be
Russia and the Medvedev Presidency - One Year On
Speaking shortly after his election as President of the Russian Federation in 2008, Dmitry Medvedev highlighted his priorities in office: to maintain economic stability, to strengthen freedoms, to promote social programs, and to ensure that Russia sustains its position in the world. A year later, Medvedev's record in delivering on these promises is coming under intense scrutiny. What does Russian resurgence actually mean? How well has Russia ridden out the global financial storm? Is authoritaria
One Year After the Garnaut Climate Change Review
Professor Ross Garnaut presented the final report of the Garnaut Climate Change Review to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on 30 September 2008, the morning of the largest ever one day points fall on the New York Stock Exchange. Since then, the histories of the financial crisis and climate change policy have been closely linked. Amongst much else, they have been linked by the challenge that Governments have faced, in Australia, in the United States and elsewhere, in formulating policy in the national i
Vice-Chancellor's End of Year Review
Professor Nigel Thrift, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Warwick, takes a look back over the last year at Warwick including our success in the RAE, our research and international partnerships, student achievements and campus developments.
Defence of Women and Imagination in French Medieval Literature
Interview with St Hilda's College Fellow and teacher of Medieval French Literature Dr Helen Swift about her book; Gender, Writing, and Performance: Men Defending Women in Late Medieval France as well as other developments in Medieval Literary Studies.
Episode 28: Conversation with 20-year member Judy O'Bannon
This week guest host Angela Hurley, the Eiteljorg's membership manager, talks with Indiana's former first lady, Judy O'Bannon. They talk about Mrs. O'Bannon's experiences through the history of the museum and what being a member has meant to her.
Palaeontologists solve mystery of 500 million-year-old squid-like carnivore
A study by Martin Smith of the University of Toronto and Jean-Bernard Caron of the Royal Ontario Museum sheds new light on a previously unclassifiable 500 million-year-old squid-like carnivore known as Nectocaris pteryx. The new interpretation became possible with the discovery of 91 new fossils that were collected from the Burgess Shale site in the UNESCO World Heritage Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks, BC. The findings are presented in "Primitive soft-bodied cephalopods from the Cambrian", publis
First year student experience
This case study reports on enhancing the first year student experience by engaging students in the practise of business through provision of a coherent and relevant set of learning activities
Causes of French Revolution
A 4:54 video in length that goes into detail about the causes of the French Revolution. Does a great job of explaining terms. A timeline would be good for teachers to add to this lesson.
Causes of the French Revolution - THC
Part of the History Channel show called Pint Size History where a man in a bar speaks about history. Here he lists the causes of the French Revolution. He also name main events and its legacy.
The French Revolution in brief
A power point presentation showing the main causes of the French Revolution, how it lead to the reign of terror and the origin of Napoleon. (Amateur video with slides, music, and lots of text.)
The French Revolution: In three parts
This video is the first of three that go into considerable detail about the French Revolution. Excellent images. Needs to be used with a timetable and with a wordlist to help explain some of the concepts. On the bottom of the page are links to the other two videos plus others dealing with this time period.
The UA First-Year Scholars Program, Experiences of American Indian Freshmen
Native American Student Affairs (NASA) at The University of Arizona offers you a wonderful first-year experience. The First-Year Scholars Program, is designed for Native American students who are seeking opportunities for lifetime campus connections whether it be in the classroom, residence hall, or the surrounding Tucson community. The living and learning community theme is popular on college campuses because it provides students valuable tools and resources that contribute to their overall aca
Liberté: A First Year French Textbook
Liberté is a first-year college French textbook with a true communicative approach. It is currently being used at California State University, Los Angeles, Mount San Antonio College, and Santiago Canyon College. Please note that the downloadable version is a draft, and that the author continues to expand and modify the text.
20-Year Arctic Spring Seasonal Surface Temperature Trend
Here the 20-year seasonal surface temperature trend for the spring is shown over the Arctic region. This animation shows the warming and cooling regions in steps from the regions of least change to the areas of greatest change. Blue hues indicate cooling regions; red hues depict warming. Light regions indicate less change while darker regions indicate more. The temperature scale used ranges from -0.4 to +0.4 degrees Celsius in increments of .02 degrees. (See color bar below)
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