CIHR Café Scientifique IRSC - Hamilton
What a Pain! Debate Around the Use of Opioids in Chronic Pain Management Nov. 2, 2011 - McMaster Innovation Park.
Parties, Campaigns and Representation: The Political Impact of Blogs and Social Media
Are social media tools likely to prove effective in engaging any voters except those who are already interested in politics? Is their apparent 'democratisation' of traditional party structures to be believed? The outcome of political careers and even campaigns is increasingly dependent on the successful mastery of new communication tools including social media. Many MPs and members of Congress are embracing the use of social networking tools to keep in touch with their constituents, whilst Face
Lecture by Haakon Faste
Value-Driven Design: From Self-Transformation to Social Impact This lecture was recorded on March 7th, 2014 on the San Francisco campus of the California College of Arts. Haakon Faste joined CCA's Interaction Design Program in 2013 from Carnegie Mellon University, where he was on the faculty of the Human-Computer Interaction Institute for three years. A former leader of IDEO's Software Experiences design practice, he has led design strategy, implementation, technology innovation and IP strate
Edward P. Jones, Author of "The Known World" Appears on the College of Charleston Campus
The College of Charleston selected "The Known World" by Edward P. Jones as its 2011 The College Reads! book selection. Jones was on campus for a public reading week and book talk on November 1, 2011. He remained on campus on November 2 to engage with students, faculty and staff. Set in antebellum Virginia, 20 years before the Civil War began, Jones's debut novel examines issues regarding the ownership of black slaves by free black people as well as by whites. Caldonia Townsend is an educated b
NIS Intermediate 042 - La Mafia
We look at the extraordinary range of mafias in Europe and discover just how many there are, and what they are up to, in Spain. See notesinspanish.com for the accompanying transcript/worksheet.
Mayors on the Front Line: Occupy Wall Street, Flash Mobs and Gun Violence - Institute of Politics
Mayors from around the country discuss the key issues confronting their cities, including infrastructure concerns, curfews, flash mobs, and gun laws, as well as their response to--and the impact of--the Occupy movement. This Forum event is presented in conjunction with the IOPís Seminar on Transition and Leadership for Newly-Elected Mayors. Speakers Greg Fischer, Mayor, Louisville, KY; Michael Hancock, Mayor, Denver, CO; Michael Nutter, Philadelphia, PA; Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Baltimore, MD
Chemistry Lecture Series: Lynn Kukin
Lynn Kukin talks about working for the Wyoming Water Plant for GRCC's 2011 Chemistry Lecture Series.
Reading Box-and-Whisker Plots
Using a word problem, Sal Khan demonstrates how to read a Box-and-Whisker Plot in this three-minute video.
This is VERY brief, sixteen-minute, overview of the chemistry needed for Real Science-4-Kids Biology.