Redesigning the World's Largest Development Programme: EU cohesion policy [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Philip McCann | The special adviser to the European Commissioner for Regional Policy will discuss one of the great policy-making challenges of recent times. Professor Philip McCann is special adviser to Johannes Hahn and the University of Groningen Endowed Chair of Economic Geography.
ESD.864 Systems Modeling and Assessment for Policy (MIT)
This course explores how scientific information can be used to inform policy decision-making processes through the use of quantitative modeling techniques. It incorporates both hands-on analysis and practice using models as well as evaluation of the use and effectiveness of models in decision-making. The course assesses the full spectrum of model complexity from simple box model calculations to complex, global systems models. Issues addressed include scientific assessment processes; integrated a
Curriculum and Schedule: MSc in Administration at the JMSB, Concordia University
http://johnmolson.concordia.ca/en/graduate-programs/msc-in-admin-program A description of the curriculum and schedule of the MSc in Administration program at the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University.
Iran blames U.S./Israel for killing
Jan 12 - Iranian officials blame the U.S. and Israel for the killing of one of the country's nuclear scientists who was blown up in his car on Wednesday. Simon Hanna reports.
Tomato Frog--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Tomato Frog. Tomato frogs (Dyscophus antongilii) live up to their name by possessing a vibrant, orange-red color. Females are much larger than males and have brighter tones of red or orange on their back, with a pale under surface. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help build real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 1 Minute)
Fossil fuels provide 95% of the world's total energy, yet are considered to be the largest contributing factor to global warming. Will you help us to develop sustainable solutions to secure future energy supplies? http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/impactcampaign
Black and Gold
Meet the soft-spoken member of the Vanderbilt a cappella group The Melodores who has taken on celebrity status at Vanderbilt for his remix of a popular Wiz Khalifa song into a Vanderbilt anthem. Get ready to have Nick Wells’ contagious hip hop remix “Black and Gold” running through your head all day.
Undergraduate students conduct research in the Stubbs Lab
Learn about an unusual research lab on Vanderbilt’s campus which employs almost entirely undergraduate students. Read more: Biology Lab Utilizes Undergraduate Research to Study Protein Diseases Produced by Vanderbilt student Harrison Dreves.
Caruso accepts Coach of the Year award
Hear from Coach Glenn Caruso as he accepts the 2011 Liberty Mutual Division III Coach of the Year award. Caruso also won the award in 2010. Learn more at http://www.tommiesports.com
American Grand Strategy in an Age of Austerity
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin E. Dempsey, speaks in Page Auditorium at Duke University on January 12, 2012.
CTPI: Public Square, December 2011
'The Public Square' is a public forum organised and hosted by the Centre for Theology and Public Issues where a panel of experts discuss current affairs. December 2011. The panelists this time are: Clare Curran; Shane Gallagher; Janine Hayward; and Michael Woodhouse.
Careers - Moving into your First Graduate Job
Four graduate recruiters offer tips to new graduates making the move from a student life to a professional life. Contributions from Google, Sainsbury's, Mercer and dunnhumby.
The Polite Academy
The manners of the parlor codify the feminine culture. Kristen Spivey keeps up appearances in The Polite Academy.