Steven Chu: Life as Beautifully Engineered Systems
Steven Chu is a Nobel Laureate and Director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Labs (LBNL) This event took place on October 16, 2004 at UC Berkeley. Running Time: 1 hour, 18 minutes.
Student Profile: Glynis Baines - HNC Biosciences & Health
Glynis talks about his time here at Leeds Metropolitan University studying HNC Biosciences & Health within our Health and Social Sciences Faculty.
Climate change and health in the SADC Region
The draft review examines the link between climate change and health with special reference to the Southern African region SADC countries It attempts to set the scene for determining pertinent research priorities in the region to contribute to knowledge on the one hand and for identification implementation and evaluation of adaptation interventions that are likely to be appropriate and effective in the region This review has been conducted by Strategic Evaluation Advisory and Development Consult
In the Medical Communication class students practice methods and skills for effective medcal communication, which is one of the most important aspects of a healthy patient-doctor relationship. Through this class, students will: - discuss the importance of communication in medical consultation and how to communicate effectively; - learn proper skills for medical consultation; - practice these skills through mock consultations.
Subject Special: Technology In this subject special on technology, we feature a selection of podcast channels that will be of interest to young people and educators. The podcasts are from the technology category of our Podcast Directory for Educators. In this selection you can listen to extracts about a range of technology topics including W
In this subject special on technology, we feature a selection of podcast channels that will be of interest to young people and educators. The podcasts are from the technology category of our Podcast Directory for Educators. In this selection you can listen to extracts about a range of technology topics including W
The U.S. Census: The Future of Racial and Ethnic Categories
The U.S. Census: The Future of Racial and Ethnic Categories
China at 60: Myths and Realities Pt 2
China at 60: Myths and Realities Pt 2 Albert S. Willner, Director of the China Security Affairs Group at CNA in Alexandria, Virginia Pt 2: China: A Security Perspective China's security perceptions, requirements and priorities are changing in response to a host of internal and external drivers. The People's Liberation Army in particular is undergoing a transition to address these changing dynamics which present new opportunities and potential challenges. How are China's security priorities ch
The China-Africa alliance
Africa is critically important to China’s global strategy, for a number of reasons: the continent’s geopolitical importance; its large, untapped market; and its abundance of natural resources. And as more Chinese companies feel the need to enter new markets and seek more resources, Africa will only see increased Chinese business and investment activity.
Faster relief: humanitarian organisations
The public and private sectors have a lot to gain by working together on disasters. The private sector can help humanitarian organisations improve how they get people, goods, money and information to disaster zones. In return, companies can learn valuable lessons about working in extreme conditions and make a positive contribution to society as well.
Public policy 'necessary' to make low carbon economy a reality
When it comes to the notion of a sustainable low carbon economy, governments around the world may like the concept but are either reluctant or incapable of developing the means to make it reality, says Jonathon Porritt, founder director of Forum for the Future. It has to be done through the markets, through various instruments and market mechanisms -- but the markets cannot do it unaided. It is public policy that will shape the markets, which in turn could deliver a low carbon future.
Shedding light: INSEAD initiatives seek to foster growth, development in Africa
Listen to INSEAD faculty, alumni and associates talk, and you realise that Africa is no longer just a story of disease, poverty, misery and humanitarian aid. Or of China’s hunger for raw materials and energy, while the Japanese and Koreans buy land in Africa to grow their own food. Today, Africa is also a story of investment and growth on a global scale.
Spreading the ‘awareness net’ for social enterprises in India
After 19 years of working in communications at Ogilvy and having observed the business closely, Meenakshi Bhalla was beginning to feel bored and there was a restlessness for new challenges and unchartered territories.
Networking Nuts & Bolts: The How, Who What, Where, When and Why of Networking
Career Services Speaker Series Networking Nuts & Bolts: The How, Who What, Where, When and Why of Networking September 22, 2010 Career Services In this podcast, learn the basic nuts and bolts of networking in the legal profession. Because getting a legal job is as much who you know as what you know. This introductory [...]
Brad Sears – Just the Facts: Public Policy Research & LGBT Rights
Student Group Speaker Series Brad Sears – Just the Facts: Public Policy Research & LGBT Rights October 15, 2010 OUTLAW OUTLAW is very proud to present Professor Brad Sears, Executive Director, the Charles R. Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation Law and Public Policy. The work of Mr. Sears and the Williams Institute featured prominently in [...]
"The Prospects for Transatlantic Relations at the Beginning of the President’s Second Term"
A talk by Sir David Manning, British Ambassador to the United States. Cosponsored by the CIS Norman Wait Harris Fund, the Harris School Center for Policy Practice, the Nicholson Center for British Studies and the British Consulate General in Chicago. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series.
Ahmed Kathrada on his "Memoirs"
Ahmed Kathrada is a contemporary of Nelson Mandela's and was a co-accused in the Rivonia Trial which sentenced Mr. Mandela and the others to life imprisonment. "Memoirs" chronicles his life as a political activist. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series.
"The Cholera Pandemic and 19th Century Japanese Culture"
Lecture by Susan Burns, Professor in the History Department, University of Chicago. From the "Epidemics Then & Now: Infectious Diseases Around the World," the 2006 University of Chicago Summer Institute for Educators. Co-sponsored by the Center for International Studies, the Graham School of General Studies, the Center for East Asian Studies, the Center for East European and R
"Reflections on Argentina" - Session 3 of "Poverty & Growth: Reflections on Latin America"
A three-part workshop with Professor Juan Pablo Nicolini, Winter Tinker Visiting Professor, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies
"Taiwan's New Approach: Opportunities and Challenges for President Ma Ying-jeou's Government"
Introduction and Welcome: Professor Dali L. Yang, University of Chicago. Panel 1: Taiwan's Participations in International Affairs (Chair: Professor Te-Yu Wang, Illinois State University) -- Professor Chong-Pin Lin, Tamkang University, "Sightful Carrot and Shrouded Stick: Beijing's Adjusted Taiwan Policy" (Discussant: Professor John J. Mearsheimer, University o
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