An Evening with Vikram Chandra
In the tradition of his favorite childhood writers, Dickens, Thackeray and the “curiously forgotten James Hadley Chase,” Vikram Chandra explores the seamier sides of human relations. In Chandra’s latest, sprawling novel, Sacred Games, his backdrop is Bombay, a city steeped in corruption from head to toe. Reading three s
The Tyranny of Experts [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor William Easterly | The admirable fight against global poverty has a blind spot on democracy and human rights, which are both good in themselves and also the most well-proven and lasting path out of poverty. Experts in development have too often unintentionally provided a rationale for oppressive autocrats and unenlightened US foreign policy in poor countries. William Easterly (@bill_easterly) is Professor of Economics at New York University and Director of NYU’s Developme
Welcome to this Futures workbook on finding work. It is split into several sections describing different techniques for finding work. You can dip in and out of the different sections; however it is not wise to rely on only one mechanism for finding work. It is a competitive market for final year students and new graduates and so you should try many alternate ways to find work.
Urban Advantage Celebrates 10 Years
Last Saturday, we celebrated more than 50,000 New York City middle school students from 177 public schools across all 5 boroughs who took part in the Urban Advantage Science Initiative this school year. Since it began 10 years ago, this pioneering program has linked New York City's students, teachers, and families to 8 major science-based cultural institutions to conduct scientific investigations and inspire science learning. As students and teachers shared their presentations at the American
Next steps After completing this unit you may wish to study another OpenLearn Study Unit or find out more about this topic. Here are some suggestions:
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Republican Cantor to leave leading House post after election shock
U.S. House GOP leader Eric Cantor says he will resign from his leadership job on July 31, following a surprise primary result that brought an abrupt halt to the career of a rising star in the Republican party. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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 th
Mexican warlock holds ritual for national team
June 11 - The self-proclaimed Grand Warlock of Mexico performs rituals to support Mexico's World Cup Campaign. Jillian Kitchener reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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. For over 160 yea
Congolese troops gather at border after clashes with Rwanda
Congolese soldiers take up positions near border after heavy weapons fire between Rwandan and Congolese troops. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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. For over 160 y
Synthetic Research insinuates a relationship of a meticulous process of discovering truth contradicted against a fabricated, as in concocted, reality. It is important to recognize the logical aspect of synthetic when examining what synthetic research can provide for architectural discourse. Synthesis contrasts with analysis in that it?s primary methods involve recourse to experience; it is experience that is at the heart of synthetic research. The synthesis of theory, architectural constructi
New momentum: can the success in Bali transform the WTO?
Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Ambassador Roberto Azevêdo delivered a public lecture on the 17th of July 2014 at ANU entitled, New momentum: can the success in Bali transform the WTO? Ambassador Azevêdo discussed where the WTO should go next and reflected on how trade issues might play into the G20 process — a timely discussion in the lead up to Australia's hosting of the G20 Summit in November. Ambassador Azevêdo is the sixth Director-General of the WTO. In 2008 he was
Article :: Adobe Acrobat 9 How-To #109: Commenting and Measuring on a PDF Map
Acrobat 9 Pro Extended (Windows) allows you to mark geographic locations, search for a map location, and add measurement markups on maps with embedded georeference data. Donna L. Baker discusses this powerful new feature.
Official government news portal of Sri Lanka
This is an official website of the Sri Lankan government., It provides free access to press releases, news stories, pod casts and links to recent statistics, legislation and full text official publications. These cover all aspects of the domestic and foreign policy of Sri Lanka. All information offered in English. Some materials are archived from 2000 onwards. They include government accounts of negotiations with the Tamil Tigers, budget and economic policy, relations with other Asian nations an
Ebrary H1N1 (influenza) searchable information center
This site has been created by Ebrary to provide a portal to information about HN1NI influenza. It enables users to quickly search for government documents (mainly American agency) plus reports, guidelines, newsletters and manuals from inter-governmental agencies worldwide. Most items can be viewed online and downloaded free of charge. These cover all aspects of the illness including pandemics, public health, medication, symptoms, risk management in the workplace and treatments.
On-Line Clinical Video (OLiVe)
The OLiVe video bank is a collection of videos covering clinical examinations, techniques and skills. The videos are available one of three formats: Windows Media, Flash Video and QuickTime, so you will need the relevant video player to play the chosen media.
INGLÉS - I (2009)
Esta asignatura permite a los alumnos obtener vocabulario en lengua inglesa de aquellos conceptos que han aprendido en otras asignaturas, con lo cual, están repasando conceptos a la vez que mejorando aquellos que ya han aprendido previamente.
ELECTRICIDAD PARA LA INGENIERÍA QUÍMICA (2008)
Conocer las principales leyes fisicas en el campo del electromagnetismo y su formulación matemática. Adquirir vocabulario y terminologia especifica. Conocer las principales técnicas exerimentales en el campo del electromagnetismo. Adquirir la base conceptual y metodológica ,elemental e imprescindible,para poder abordar satisfactoriamente el desarrollo de otras deisciplinas de la titulación.
Guinea holds historic run-off vote
Guineans vote in a presidential run-off as part of the country's first free election since 1958.
Jakarta flights resume
Flights suspended because of Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano restart to Jakararta but Yogyakarta airport stays shut.
Oliver Riding Cultivator
By 1911, the date of the catalog from which this image was taken, the Oliver Chilled Plow Works was manufacturing 800,000 plows each year. The company also experimented with the use of engines to move its plows.,St. Joseph County Journey
Gender: Trajectories in International Development
Gender: Trajectories in International Development.