Reparation and Reconciliation in Post-Conflict Bosnia and Serbia: What Role for Socio-Legal Studies?
Stephen Parmentier, Professor of Criminology Leuven Institute of Criminology, K.U.Leuven, gives a talk for the Oxford Transitional Justice Research Seminar series on 26th May 2011
Ready, Set, Escape
During this project, students will be asked to design a device that will measure out a time period of exactly 3 minutes. They will be asked to brainstorm ideas using the different materials provided. Students will observe and explain the effects of conservation of energy.
Project based learning in the public sector
Executive Doctorate (DBA) student Shahzad Orakzai is looking at project based learning and the transfer of knowledge between public and private sectors. Profile: http://bit.ly/mKqVgT
Basic German Numbers
Basic german numbers (1-10) appear on the screen in English and German. (01:18)
Emergency Room Care in America: GJ Melendez-Torres
Emergency rooms in America have some of the most advanced medical technology, but it's also where people who can't get healthcare anywhere else go. This is one of the issues explored by GJ Melendez-Torres at the University of Pennsylvania in the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowship (CURF). GJ Melendez-Torres, a Truman Scholar & University Scholar, BFS/JWS, and a Nursing Undergraduate Honors Scholar, will receive his Nursing degree and Wharton degree in Economics & Health Care Policy
Catching Solar Waves
Kelvin-Helmholtz instabilities occur when two fluids of different densities or different speeds flow by each other. In the case of ocean waves, that's the dense water and the lighter air. As they flow past each other, slight ripples can be quickly amplified into the giant waves loved by surfers. In the case of the solar atmosphere, which is made of a very hot and electrically charged gas called plasma, the two flows come from an expanse of plasma erupting off the sun's surface as it passes by pl
Learn Hindi Daily Show – How old are you? – dda – Internal Compulsion
“How old are you?” If you are old enough, you probably “Have to learn Hindi.” You might feel compelled to learn Hindi. These are just two of the things that...
4.2 Naturalism and reductive explanation
What is consciousness? How does the brain generate consciousness and how can a science of the mind describe and explain it adequately? This unit will introduce you to the slippery phenomenon that is consciousness, as well as some of the difficulties consciousness presents to science and philosophy.
New Minnesota research suggests Corporate Social Responsibility can backfire
Doing good isn't always good for business, according to new research from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management and assistant professor of marketing Carlos Torelli. The discovery, to be published in the Journal of Consumer Research, found corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts have the potential to backfire for luxury brands associated with a self-enhancement concept.
7.1 Consider the purpose A project that meets an important need for your organisation will contribute towards meeting wider organisational targets. Consider the purpose – what will the project contribute that will further the goals of the organisation? It is often useful to discuss this with the project sponsor and to align the project objectives with the strategic objectives of the organisation. If the ‘fit’ of the project with the organisational direction is considered at an early stage, it might be poss
A project that meets an important need for your organisation will contribute towards meeting wider organisational targets. Consider the purpose – what will the project contribute that will further the goals of the organisation? It is often useful to discuss this with the project sponsor and to align the project objectives with the strategic objectives of the organisation. If the ‘fit’ of the project with the organisational direction is considered at an early stage, it might be poss