Creating social change: From innovation to impact
Learning how to give back to society ideally should be part of every young person's education, says one of Australia's leading philanthropists, David Gonski AC. Mr Gonski is one of several high profile lecturers in a new short course at UNSW Australia called "Creating Social Change: From Innovation to Impact." Here Mr Gonski reflects on his own need to broaden himself beyond his field of law and investment banking, the role corporates can play in society and what happens when people don't give
Noam Chomsky vs William F. Buckley Part 2
Part 2 of this famous debate, from 1969, shows two great political thinkers debating each other. The debate centers around American foreign policy during the time period. The thoughts and ideas put forth by both men are still relevant today.
TB Vaccines as Therapy in Latently Infected HIV+ Adults- Tom Evans (Aeras)
Day 2, Part 4: HU CFAR Annual Symposium The HU CFAR Annual Symposium was held at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard and featured international and local experts in the field of HIV/TB research.
11.123 Big Plans (MIT)
This course explores social, technological, political, economic, and cultural implications of "Big Plans" in the urban context. Local and international case studies (such as Boston's Central Artery and Curitiba, Brazil's bus transit system) are used to understand the process of making major changes to the city fabric. The efficacy of top-down and bottom-up planning and the applicability of planning strategies across cultural boundaries are considered.
CS4L : Canadian sport for life
Canadian Sport for Life is "a movement to increase sport's contribution in Canadian society recognizing sport as an important part of everyone's life by promoting each child's healthy and logical development in a sport or physical activity". Its website has sections on education and recreation; for parents; and for athletes and coaches. The latter section is based around the seven-stage Canadian model of Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD), a training, competition, and recovery program based o
At a Hotel
This slide show presents vocabulary related to hotels. The vocabulary is presented with images and words are seen on the screen. The list is presented quite quickly and there is no repetition.
In the Street
This video is a slide show presenting vocabulary for things you see in the street. The viewer can read what the presenter says on the screen. There are definitions of the words presented. (05:23)
At the Beauty Salon or Barber Shop
This video is a slideshow presenting vocabulary related to BEAUTY SALONS and BARBER SHOPS. There are definitions of words and you can read what the presenter says on the screen.
Eric Whitacre's Virtual Choir 2.0, 'Sleep'
The 2011 Virtual Choir video features 2052 performances of 'Sleep' from 1752 singers in 58 countries, individually recorded and uploaded to YouTube between September 2010 and January 2011.
Eric Whitacre is one of the most performed composers of his generation. After creating and conducting the "virtual choir" in 2010 -- hundreds of voices from around the world singing together on YouTube -- he's back with a larger, even more ambitious work: "Sleep." His inspriational story from TED
By: icamvid Topology by Mark Bowick, Syracuse University
The Trojan Horse
The story of how Ulysses led the Greeks inside a wooden horse to capture Troy and rescue their princess. A 1960 cartoon in simple animation, a Capitol Records television presentation. Male narrator, music. Note, archive.org claims that this is in the public domain, but there is no proof of that. It appears the original owner was Capitol Records. (4:59)
Administrative Data Liaison Service (ADLS)
The Administrative Data Liaison Service (ADLS) is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to support administrative data based research in the UK. The main objectives of the service are to raise awareness of administrative data, support academic researchers to access and use administrative data in a safe, legal and ethical manner and work with data holding organisations to improve access and quality of their administrative data. The site provides information on the major admi
Using Kuler color themes
Browse, search, and modify Kuler color themes directly in your CS4 application. Include them in your workflow by using the Swatches panel.
Research methodologies for evaluating enterprise education: a tale of a study.
This paper reports on the experience of the researchers in designing and applying a research approach for evaluating a project using a longitudinal design
Profile: Mo Ibrahim, Chairman and Founder, Mo Ibrahim Foundation and Celtel International
Mo Ibrahim, discusses his career and his role as Chairman and Founder of Mo Ibrahim Foundation and Founder of Celtel International
A Meta-Cognitive Inquiry into Digital Fabrication: Exploring the Activity of Designing and Making of
The design process is observed in ?self-reflection? by an experiment including visual computing, structure design, joint design, and assembly design. The experiment is defined as the making of a self-supporting timber wall screen, which includes laser-cutting and rapid-prototyping. The reciprocal action between the visual and physical realms is observed through the design activity.
Biology and Biologists: Summary
This video summarises the contents that can be discussed when talking about Biology. There are examples of evolution, structure function relationship and science as a process.
The MIT Logarhythms - MIT Club of Northern California
In the spring of 1949 a group of MIT students came together to form the Logarhythms. Building upon the influence of barbershop tunes they swiftly began singing all over campus, building a fan base throughout Cambridge. Over the next few decades the 'Logs' introduced gospel, doo-wop, and modern hits, performing at several MIT events including Commencement. While balancing their academic workload, athletics, and keeping fans at bay, the Logs managed to record several albums, which last to this day
CSUN Staff Service Awards 2014: Presidential Award
The CSUN Presidential Award was granted to Bessie Karras-Lazaris for sustaining consistent, outstanding performance and demonstrating the values of the University. The Bessie has exhibited a commitment to connect her work with the campus seven planning priorities. Crew: Filmed by: Jeremy Asuncion, Richard Chambers, Joseph Monterroso Edited by: Jeremy Asuncion Music by: The Music Bed (licensed with permission) Produced by: CSUN University Advancement Marketing & Communications © 2014 Californi
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Internet-based treatment
To support this research go to http//www.thinkable.org Dr Alishia Williams, UNSW School of Psychiatry, would like to continue her exciting research on internet-delivered cognitive training programs for obsessive compulsive disorder in order to increase access to treatments for this disabling mental health condition.