Breakingviews: Beijing holding all the cards in Hong Kong
Aug. 18 - The scale of the reception for China's vice-premier Li Keqiang by Hong Kong's leaders shows Beijing is now calling the shots both economically and politically, says Breakingviews' John Foley.
Magnitude 3.0 aftershocks likely for US East Coast: geologist
Aug. 23 - In the wake 5.9 earthquake that shook the U.S. East Coast and as far west as Cleveland, Ohio, David Oppenheimer, seismologist at U.S. Geological Survey, expects aftershocks of 3.0 for months.
Maths for Science
Observation, measurement and the recording of data are central activities in science. Speculation and the development of new theories are crucial as well, but ultimately the predictions resulting from those theories have to be tested against what actually happens and this can only be done by making further measurements. Whether measurements are made using simple instruments such as rulers and thermometers, or involve sophisticated devices such as electron microscopes or lasers, there are decisio
Spaans voor gevorderden : Lessen, taken en audiofragmenten Deze BIS-cursus werd gebruikt ter voorbereiding op de examencommissie van de Vlaamse Gemeenschap. De cursus kan dus ook gebruikt worden voor het secundair onderwijs.
Deze BIS-cursus werd gebruikt ter voorbereiding op de examencommissie van de Vlaamse Gemeenschap. De cursus kan dus ook gebruikt worden voor het secundair onderwijs.
Curated collection of Bioinformatics resources
This is an evaluated collection of links to resources for learning and teaching subjects relating to Bioinformatics. This forms part of the UK Centre for Bioscience OeRBITAL project.
Biographies Re-lived with Shrabani Basu
Historian and biographer Shrabani Basu presents two of her books and the remarkable lives behind them. Hosted by Hal Wake, Artistic Director, Vancouver International Writers Festival July 17, 2011 @ Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, SFU Woodwards Victoria and Abdul tells the story of Abdul Karim, a clerk from Agra (the city of the Taj Mahal) who arrived in England in 1887 to wait at the Queen's table, and quickly gained the affection of the monarch 42 years his senior. If the royal household hat
How to stop a coffee ring from forming
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/09/born-to-be-viral-stopping-a-coffee-ring-from-forming.html
Children of the New Democracy
The transition to democracy in South Africa brought real improvements in the opportunities open to many children and young people. Some constraints and pressures of the Apartheid Era have been mitigated or removed. In some respects, however, the lives of children and young people have not changed and, in some respects, they may have worsened. The extension of political rights to all adults has not meant an end to poverty among children and adolescents, personal security has declined, and AIDS ha
King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics
On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction. In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day. In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, writer Laurence Marks discusses his political screenwriting with Maurice Gran,
King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics
On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction. In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day. In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, academic and director of the Centre for British Politics, Professor Steven Fiel
Johns Hopkins Story Swap - You Didn't Vote for Me
Bill Wexler '81 and his wife, Lisa Wexler '81, laugh about the time he did not vote for her for secretary/treasurer of a campus club.
Breivik arrives in Norway court
Sept 19 - The man who has admitted to killing 77 people in a shooting and bombing rampage in Norway arrives for a court remand hearing in Oslo. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Europe Day Ahead: Markets seen pricing in Greek default
Sept. 19 - Tense negotiations between the Greek government and its key lenders are expected to dominate the financial markets with traders focused on whether the nation will see an orderly or disorderly default.
Stem verloren : Drama Leerlingen voeren verschillende opdrachtjes uit waarbij ze niet mogen spreken.
Leerlingen voeren verschillende opdrachtjes uit waarbij ze niet mogen spreken.
User-generated content : archeologies, economies and ecologies
In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media workshops, Professor Jon Dovey (UWE) presents his research into user-generated content. PLEASE NOTE: The presntation begins with a five minute video clip - keynote begins thereafter. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for: Undergraduate study and community education Author and Presenter: Professor Jon Dovey, University of the West of England Jon has recently been appointed to the
Transatlantic security relations
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As As taught Autumn Semester 2010. The module will investigate some of the key issues that have characterised transatlantic security cooperation since 1990. The module will focus on issues that relate to the security of the European continent as well as to matters of global concern. Educational Aims This module aims to: Give students an understanding of the development in US-European security relations since 1
The end of the road?
Road traffic has grown more than 80% since 1980 – as a result roads have deteriorated more quickly than could have been envisaged. Britain’s road network is one of the countries largest national assets. Professor Andy Collop from the Department of Civil Engineering describes the research taking place in Nottingham Transportation Engineering Centre and the improvements such knowledge can make to road materials, structures and sustainability.