Gina Coplon-Newfield, Electric cars | Talks At Google
Gina Coplon-Newfield, Gina Coplon-Newfield, director of the Sierra Club's national Future Fleet & Electric Vehicles Initiative, visited Google's Cambridge MA office to discuss "Electric cars: why they're even cooler (and cheaper) than you think". She was joined by Brian Cali, senior vice president of preclinical R&D at Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, who is also a Sierra Club member and electric vehicle owner.
Economics for Marketing
What is this module about? To develop knowledge and understanding of the concepts and theories in economics that underpins consumer choice and market interactions. The lectures and seminars will explore the theories and empirical evidence regarding the choices made by consumers in the contemporary marketplace, and how these choices are shaped and influenced. Objectives On completion of the module, students will be able to: 1. Examine the key theories of behaviour and economic decision making
The Moral Responsibility of Firms: A Legal View
Firms are considered legal persons and are therefore held liable for wrongdoing on moral grounds, but they are also composed of individuals who are morally responsible for their behaviour.
U.S. HEALTH RESOURCES & SERVICE ADMINISTRATION; Support utilization patterns of HIV-positive America
Investigators report health and support service utilization patterns of American Indians and Alaska Natives diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in a recent issue of AIDS Education and Prevention. "The purpose of this analysis is twofold: to examine the types of health and support services provided by CARE Act funded providers to American Indians/Alaska Natives and to compare the characteristics and service utilization patterns for this group with those of individuals from other racial/ethnic groups. We
The Brain from Top to Bottom
This is an intercative website about the brain and human behavior
Module Four: Money Management
Money Management may be defined as the process of managing money, including investments, budgeting, banking, and taxes. Managing your money is an essential life skill. When you know what you're doing, it really isn't so difficult. Once you've left home, the only person responsible for your financial health is you, so it's good to know the essentials. Managing your money can help reduce the stress levels that you experience throughout your life. It can help you to plan for unexpected events and e
De-MOOC-ifying Online Learning
panel examines online learning through comparing and contrasting the MOOC format with traditional online strategies. In the last few years MOOCs have achieved a great deal of attention in higher education. While addressing the issue of scale, there is much debate over how well they satisfy learning effectiveness, satisfaction, and overall quality. This panel examines online learning through comparing and contrasting the MOOC format with traditional online strategies. The discussion will focus on
HazDat, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry's (ATSDR) Hazardous Substance Release/Health Effects Database, is the scientific and administrative database developed to provide access to information on the release of hazardous substances from Superfund sites or from emergency events and on the effects of hazardous substances on the health of human populations. The following information is included in HazDat: site characteristics, activities and site events, contaminants found, cont
France prepares 70th anniversary of D-Day
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe June 6, 1944 - D-Day. Some 133,000 soldiers of the allied forces landed on the beaches of Normandy, to turn the tide of the war that killed millions. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Lifestyle News: http://smarturl.it/LifestyleNews 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,
Medicine and Public Health in American History
Medicine and Public Health in American History offers an introduction to differing conceptions of disease, health, and healing throughout American history, the changing role and image of medicine and medical professionals in American life, and the changing social and cultural meanings and entanglements of medical science and practice throughout American history. Professor Chris Hamlin, Ph.D. University of Notre Dame
Economic and Social Justice: A Human Rights Perspective
Social and Economic Justice: A Human Rights Perspective is intended to expand the conversation about human rights. It provides background information, ideas for taking action, and interactive activities to help people think about human rights in a broader, more inclusive manner. It strives to help us define issues like homelessness, poverty, hunger, and inadequate health care, not only as “social or economic problems,” but also as human rights challenges
Internet Scout Project
The US Department of Health and Human Services offers information on the clinical trials studying HIV and AIDS at this website. Visitors can search the clinical trials by category or keywords. For each study, users can discover the purpose, conditions, eligibility, publications, and additional information. Students and educators can find an overview of the components of an AIDS clinical trial. The website supplies the latest clinical trials news and links to related websites. Frequent visitors c
Attach flexible cords and plugs to electrical equipment connected to a single phase 250 volt supply
Outlines procedures relating to the installation and maintenance of electronic security systems. Students will learn about the relevant occupational health and safety procedures that should be followed when working with electricity, the tools and equipment they will need to take to a repair/maintenance job, how to attach a plug pack to a control panel and how to test equipment for correct operation.
Gardening and Landscaping
As the presence of spring grows stronger, many people's thoughts drift towards their yards and gardens. The websites assembled below provide resources for, and information about, different aspects of gardening and landscaping. Although the pop-up ads are a little intense at the first site (1), persistent navigating will pay off because The Gardener's Network website offers a wealth of information about a variety of subjects including extensive sections on Flowers, Vegetables, House plants, Lawn
Internet Scout Project
"...bioterrorism thrives on public fear." Dr. Ralph R. Frerichs of the UCLA School of Public Health maintains this Web site to educate students, the public, and health professionals about the public health impact of bioterrorism. The site offers links to recent articles about the public health threat of biological weapons and information about various diseases associated with possible biological weapons, including anthrax, smallpox, botulism and others. Unless you are a UCLA student, most viewer
Risk Characterization -- Putting it All Together Fall 2007
Nuclear Engineering 175: Methods of Risk Analysis - Fall 07. Methodological approaches for the quantification of technological risk and risk based decision making. Probabilistic safety assessment, human health risks, environmental and ecological risk analysis.
Alcohol from the course Introduction to Human Nutrition
Introduction to Human Nutrition - Fall 2006.This course provides an overview of digestion and metabolism of nutrients. Foods are discussed as a source of nutrients, and the evidence is reviewed as to the effects of nutrition on health. The emphasis of the course is on issues of current interest and on worldwide problems of food and nutrition. Students are required to record their own diet, calculate its composition, and evaluate its nutrient content in light of their particular needs.
Presents major nutritional problems that influence the health, survival, and developmental capacity of populations in developing societies. Covers approaches implemented at the household, community, national, and international levels to improve nutritional status. Explores the degree to which malnutrition can be prevented or reduced prior to achieving full economic development through targeted public and private sector interventions that address the causes of malnutrition.
Interprofessional Learning Level One workbook
INTERPROFESSIONAL LEARNING PART ONE A Workbook for Pre-registration Health and Social Work Students
Venepuncture explained Dominic Egan Faculty of Health
Venepuncture explained Dominic Egan Faculty of Health