Globalization and health
40 PowerPoint slides from Richard Smith of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine on Globalization and Health, covering: What is globalization; Relationship between globalization and health; Aspects of globalization that may effect health; Health, international trade and the WTO; Trade in health services and GATS
TALAT Lecture 3203: The Filling of Castings
This lecture describes the function and design of all parts of the running and gating systems used in the production of castings. The students will be able to tackle the design of a simple running system in a systematic manner. Basic knowledge of foundry processes and basic mathematics is assumed.
High carbon steel
Treated at 1000 centigrade for 15 minutes and then isothermally treated at 250 centigrade for 25 days, end of bainite transformation. This micrograph shows laths of bainitic-ferrite and the austenite thin films trapped between them (dark phase). Reference: Proceedings of International Conference on Martensitic Transformations (ICOMAT '02), Helsinki, Finland, 2002.
Philip Cowley, Reader in the University’s School of Politics and International Relations, was recently nominated for the Times Higher young researcher of the year award. In this podcast, Philip discusses his research into back bench rebellions within the British parliament. Philip describes his research as practical politics, linking academic research to the real world of political debate. Since the British Labour party’s re-election with a reduced majority of 66 MPs in May 2005, some back b
International Classification of Function, Disability and Health
This package was originally designed for undergraduates in Medicine at the University of Nottingham. It will also be useful to students in nursing, allied health professions and pharmacy. Practitioners in these fields, who are new to the ICF, will also find it a useful introduction. It describes the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), a classification system published by the World Health Organisation to describe health status. This system is widely used in r
Understanding and classifying a stroke
Stroke is the third largest cause of death in the UK after heart disease and cancer. It is also the single leading cause of severe disability in the UK. Classification of stroke is crucial in planning treatment and is a good indication of prognosis This Learning Object helps individuals understand how to make the diagnosis of stroke using the Oxford Stroke classification. It is suitable for any health care professionals involved in the management of stroke but especially doctors and medical stud
Ashes of Roses Evening Dress
'Ashes of Roses' synthetic chiffon dress, long batwing sleeves, deep cuffs fastened with five self-covered buttons. Bodice and skirt lined, sleeves unlined. Bodice is blouson style, skirt is full and cut in panels. Lining has long zip fastener, bodice back is secured with four self-covered buttons (slightly larger than those on cuffs). Neck is bound in chiffon, hem is overlocked. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Dissolved Oxygen and Biochemical Oxygen Demand
This EPA website provides general information about dissolved oxygen, including what it is, sampling and equipment considerations, and sampling and analysis protocols. The site also features a chart of dissolved oxygen solubility as a function of temperature.
Delivering Sustainable Development
(complete 12 unit module with HTML navigation)
This module opens with a review of changes in the contemporary world political economy and their implications for sustainable development. One of the most important factors generating change is globalisation and we examine the ideologies and institutions which serve to integrate all regions and peoples more intensely than ever before. The relationship between patterns of globalisation and endemic poverty and various environmental crises is examined to illustrate the contours of some of the most
Internationalisation good practice: The inclusive curriculum and ‘Internationalisation at Home’
This theme includes papers and articles which explore the meanings attributed to key phrases and attempt to define key concepts within the field of internationalisation as it relates specifically to learning, teaching and assessment practice and curriculum design and delivery in higher education. Many contributions provide concrete examples of activities to support multicultural learning and embed international dimensions in curricula. The student voice is apparent in research that engages stude
Doing the right thing : corporate social responsibility in a global marketplace
Globalisation, mass consumer awareness and public accountability are all factors in persuading companies to adopt ethical policies. As companies become more accountable not only for their own actions but for those within their supply chain, they have to adapt to ensure success within the context of the global society they operate in. Professor Jeremy Moon (Professor of Corporate Social Responsibility at the University of Nottingham Business School and Director of the International Centre for Cor
Faculty Mentoring Program
New faculty mentoring program at Iowa State
Construction Engineering Safety Support video for case study - Safer working environments through the use of Mobile Technology.
Support video for case study - Safer working environments through the use of Mobile Technology.
Resource efficiency/waste management Activities
Activities for Part Six of Greening Business: One organization’s waste is another organization’s resource. Reducing ‘waste’ within an organization reduces costs through waste disposal and ‘lost’ resource, reduces emissions associated with the transport (and decomposition) of waste, and can provide an additional income stream where waste becomes a useful and valuable resource. ‘Waste management’ or ‘resource efficiency’ includes minimising pollution, as well as reducing, reu
Endoparasites in Ruminants - Biology and Epidemology as a Basis of Successful Combatting
Scientific Article. lfz Raumberg-Gumpenstein. 2009. 4 pages
9.22J A Clinical Approach to the Human Brain (MIT)
This course is designed to provide an understanding of how the human brain works in health and disease, and is intended for both the Brain and Cognitive Sciences major and the non-Brain and Cognitive Sciences major. Knowledge of how the human brain works is important for all citizens, and the lessons to be learned have enormous implications for public policy makers and educators. The course will cover the regional anatomy of the brain and provide an introduction to the cellular function of neur
1.101 Introduction to Civil and Environmental Engineering Design I (MIT)
This sophomore-level course is a project-oriented introduction to the principles and practice of engineering design. Design projects and exercises are chosen that relate to the built and natural environments. Emphasis is placed on achieving function and sustainability through choice of materials and processes, compatibility with natural cycles, and the use of active or adaptive systems. The course also encourages development of hands-on skills, teamwork, and communication; exercises and projects