Germaine Greer Winifred Mercier Lecture
Feminist icon Professor Germaine Greer delivered this year's Winifred Mercier public lecture to a packed Gandhi Hall. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcaster, journalist, colum
INN Guest Lecture John Dennis Team 17
John Dennis from Team 17 visited Leeds Met to deliver a guest lecture offering exclusive insights into the games industry. John offers insights and tips on what it takes to create an engaging and enjoyable game play experience. Team 17 were responsible for the classic 'Worms' games series amongst other popular titles and most recently are developing the new game Alien Breed Evolution
Government of the UK and Ireland
The module is designed to provoke thought, challenge preconceptions, stimulate questions about the nature of government in the UK and Ireland. Thus, it considers key concepts such as political culture, socialisation, devolution, and governance. This module aims to provoke thought, challenge preconceptions, stimulate questions and to nourish inquisitive minds more than to provide a set diet of ready-made `answers'. What are the contextual parameters within which modern government functions? What
CIPR Guest Lecture Carl Christopher, Sponsorship & Content Manager
Leeds Business School opened the fourth year of its CIPR guest lecture series in great style, with Carl Christopher offering a fascinating insight into his vast experiences in the communications industry. The lecture, which took place on Monday 5 October 2009, was the first to be held in the new state of the art business school home, the Rose Bowl. Carl's experience includes working with major organisations such as Kiss FM, New Musical Express (NME) and Sony Computer Entertainment UK (SCE UK). H
CIPR Guest Lecture - Sarah McCartney 'Inside Out'
The fourth lecture in the CIPR guest lecture series was led by writing guru, Sarah McCartney. Aside from writing the LUSH Times, which is read by over one million people, Sarah has also pursued her own interests, launching her Yogateds company with her mother, as well as writing a book called The Fake Factor, which focuses on her speciality - branding Sarah centred her lecture around her work with LUSH, placing emphasis upon how all of LUSH's PR is in-house and comes from the heart. It was evide
TALAT - Training in Aluminium Application Technologies - is the most comprehensive collection of aluminium training materials for engineers and researchers in industry and universities
ESD.172J X PRIZE Workshop: Grand Challenges in Energy (MIT)
Includes audio/video content: AV selected lectures.
In 2004, the Ansari X PRIZE for suborbital spaceflight captured the public's imagination and revolutionized an industry, leveraging a $10M prize purse into over $100M in innovation. Building from that success, the X PRIZE Foundation is now developing new prizes to focus innovation around "Grand Challenge" themes, including genomics, energy, healthcare, and education.
This course will examine the intersection of incentives and innovation, drawi
Episode 6: Dry and Getting Drier
Professor Nancy Millis and Professor John Langford discuss the
need for radical changes in water management in Australia with Jacky
Emeritus Professor Nancy Millis AC MBE, Microbiologist and pioneer in fermentation technology in Australia
Professor John Langford AM, Director of the Melbourne
Episode 112: Counting us in: Assessing indigenous child health
Epidemiologist Assoc Prof Jane Freemantle unpacks the delicate, complex task of empirically assessing child health in indigenous communities. With host Jennifer Cook.
Assoc Prof Jane Freemantle -
The Gold Rush, positive for California in so many ways, had a devastating effect on the state's environment. Many of these problems were directly related to gold-mining technology. The process of hydraulic mining, which became popular in the 1850s, caused irreparable environmental destruction. Two images show California's largest hydraulic mine ? Malakoff Diggings, in Nevada County ? in action. (Malakoff Diggings is now a state park and open to visitors.) Dams (such as the English Dam in Nevada
One Falls for Each of Us: The Prototyping of Tragedy
Brenda Brathwaite delivers her talk at the Art History of Games Symposium on February 6, 2010 in the High Museum of Art's Rich Auditorium on the campus of the Woodruff Arts Center, in midtown Atlanta. The symposium was presented by Georgia Tech and the Savannah College of Art and Design.
Incorporating 20,000 wooden figurines, incense and dozens of leather hides, Brenda Brathwaite's latest game is One Falls for Each of Us. Currently in development, it is the fourth game in the Mechanic is the Me
Bill Nuti, Chairman and CEO, NCR Corporation - IMPACT
September 22 - IMPACT presents Bill Nuti, Chairman and CEO, NCR Corporation.
William (Bill) Nuti is chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of NCR Corporation, a global technology company with 22,400 employees and 2008 revenue of approximately $5.32 billion. Under Nuti's leadership, NCR is transforming itself into, as one reporter recently called it, "a self-service giant," leading how the world connects, interacts and transacts with business. NCR's assisted- and self-service solutions and c
Carnegie Mellon in Silicon Valley - Academics
Recognized for its world-class education in arts and technology programs, collaboration across disciplines and innovative leadership, Carnegie Mellon is consistently a top-ranked university. CMU in Silicon Valley offers a unique learning opportunity for working professionals and those interested in entrepreneurship and innovation. The learn-by-doing methodology that students are exposed to provides them with the hands-on skills that make them sought after competitors in the software industry. P
21A.336 Marketing, Microchips and McDonalds: Debating Globalization (MIT)
Everyday we are bombarded with the word "global" and encouraged to see globalization as the quintessential transformation of our age. But what exactly does "globalization" mean? How is it affecting the lives of people around the world, not only in economic, but social and cultural terms? How do contemporary changes compare with those from other historical periods? Are such changes positive, negative or simply inevitable? And, finally, how does the concept of the "global" itself shape our percept
Edible Adventures - The Spain Experience - Part 1
Join CIA student Chris Lauber as he and his classmates travel to Spain for the culinary experience of a lifetime. In the Food, Wine, and Agri(culture) Trip to Spain, CIA bachelor's degree students explore the various food regions, witness the industry in action, and gain knowledge from many sites. They enjoy delicious food, fine beverages, and fresh agricultural products, and meet passionate professionals and entrepreneurs eager to share their knowledge and unique insights. They also visit a n
The History of the Culinary Institute of America (CIA)
Visit our Web site: http://www.ciachef.edu
For more than six decades, The Culinary Institute of America has been setting the standard for excellence in professional culinary education - and truly changed the way the world looks at food.
Learn how the CIA has inspired excellence throughout the food world by leading the way: in the education of students, in the elevation of the culinary profession, through the innovation of thought leadership, and through collaborations on critical food and in
Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art - 39th Annual Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition - PSA
39th Annual Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition
September 12 - November 7, 2010
Currently on display is the 39th Annual Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition. The show is juried by water media artist Carrie Burns Brown of the National Watercolor Society. The exhibition includes 100 artworks selected from more than 650 entries from artists throughout Florida.
The Florida Watercolor Society is one of the largest and finest watercolor societies i
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