University of Surrey Learning Skills portal
The University of Surrey Skills Portal is a classified collection of quality materials designed to enable students to develop information literacy, research and study skills. It has been built using Openly licensed resources including several from Leeds Metropolitan University.
Audience questions -- Nothing event
Join the team from New Scientist and our of guest speakers for an entertaining evening of amazing insights into nothingness. Find out now nothing shapes the world around us, from the importance of zero to how a few words can kill to understanding the big bang. 13 November 2013, Conway Hall, London http://bit.ly/nothingYT
OZONE presentation 2013: Law and Ethics
Professor Mark Heneghan talks about working on hte Human Genome project and the ethical questions raised. The Ozone presentations took place September 2013, in St David's theatre
Honorary Graduate 2014 - John Timpson - Dr of Laws
John Timpson graduated from The University of Nottingham in 1964 with a degree in Industrial Economics. His great grandfather William Timpson launched a shoe retailers called 'Timpson' in 1865 on Oldham Road in Manchester. John began his career at Timpson as a shop assistant and took over the business as Managing Director in 1975. In this video John tells us about his time at university and explains more about his management strategies and what it's like to work at Timpson. During the Summer
How To Clean With Baking Soda
This video gives many practical tips for using baking soda for household cleaning. Suggestions given include using baking soda to: clean tubs, counters, and carpets, freshening laundry, and unclogging sinks. The process for each is demonstrated. ( 02:21)
Donating Medicines Through Broken Supply Chains
Medicine donations from pharmaceutical companies to those in need can land well-intentioned donors in hot water if certain principles are not followed.
Les Musiques de la Mort en Occident (audio)
An evaluation of Simventure
This paper discusses the value of providing a simulated experience of how organisations work enabling skills and knowledge from disparate subject areas to be synthesised and assimilated in solving complex business problem
Cédric Crémière - La règle ou l’écart ? (Vidéo) La culture n’est pas l’espace ouvert que l’on
croit. Si l’on confronte parfois les approches ou les disciplines
(création contemporaine/patrimoine ; arts et sciences ;
production/diffusion des savoirs), quels jaillissements peut-on en
espérer ? Ainsi, poser le champ culturel comme un espace de rencontres
et de mélanges ne relève pas ...
La culture n’est pas l’espace ouvert que l’on croit. Si l’on confronte parfois les approches ou les disciplines (création contemporaine/patrimoine ; arts et sciences ; production/diffusion des savoirs), quels jaillissements peut-on en espérer ? Ainsi, poser le champ culturel comme un espace de rencontres et de mélanges ne relève pas ...
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, elipse
Interactive simulation demonstrating formula and calculation of area of an elipse
15.616 Innovative Businesses and Breakthrough Technologies - The Legal Issues (MIT)
15.616 is an introduction to business law which covers the fundamentals, including contracts, liability, regulation, employment, and corporations, with an in-depth treatment of the legal issues relating to breakthrough technologies, including the legal framework of R&D, the commercialization of new high-technology products in start-ups and mature companies, and the liability and regulatory implications of new products and innovative business models. There is extensive attention to national a
14.54 International Trade (MIT)
This course is an introduction to the theory of international trade and finance with applications to current policy issues. In this course we will cover the basic tools to understand what determines the flow of goods across countries, i.e. international trade, and what determines the flow of savings and investments from one country to another, i.e. international finance. We will also cover applications to a number of topics of current interest, including the debate on globalization, free trade a
May 17, 2014
Certificacion de Turismo Responsable
A lecture on sustainable tourism delivered in Spanish.
Assessment learning and teaching journal , Leeds Metropolitan University
This edition showcases key areas of work catalysed by the Institute for Enterprise and comprises a range of articles research papers, case studies and reflections by staff, students and stakeholders.
Character Analysis by David Levine || Radcliffe Institute
Character Analysis, a project by David Levine, combines method acting, performance art, and psychology. An actor (or, in this case, two actors) and a subject met three times a week for three months, during which time the actors tried to become the subject. This shows the first attempt of the actors to copy their subject. The resulting transformations may appear to be superficial, but the portraits run deeper than that. Levine is organizing the documentation around Character Analysis, editing t
Quarter 4, Lesson 12 - Graphing Rational Functions
In this lesson we learn how to graph Rational Functions. We learn how to use the Vertical and Horizontal Asymptotes to draw the hyperbolas that represent variations from the Parent Rational Function.
How the Body Responds to Excercise
This video segment adapted from NOVA describes the effect of exercise on the body and defines one measure used to gauge aerobic fitness. VO2 max (maximal volume of oxygen uptake) is a measurement of how well the body gets and consumes the oxygen that muscles need in order to sustain activity. Learn how the entire cardiovascular system benefits from exercise and how the body's response to the demands of physical activity is a survival mechanism. Nice illustration of how the respiratory,circulator
Fred Donner: "Iraq Before Saddam Hussein"
A talk by Fred Donner, Oriental Institute and Near Eastern Languages and Civilization. From the Rethinking America in the Middle East Series, presented by: International House Global Voices Program, the Norman Wait Harris Fund of the Center for International Studies, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and the Human Rights Program