IPL: Molecular assemblies and cell suicide - avenues for new anti-cancer compounds Video
"Molecular assemblies and cell suicide - avenues for new anti-cancer compounds" Professor Catherine Day's Inaugural Professorial Lecture. Professor Mercer: Robert and Marjorie Webster Chair in Viral Pathogenesis, Department of Microbiology and Immunology.
Literary Festival 2013: Art in Conflict [Audio]
Speaker(s): Pat Barker | Moving from the Slade School of Art to Queen Mary's Hospital, where surgery and art intersect in the rebuilding of the shattered faces of the wounded, Pat Barker’s latest novel Toby's Room is a riveting drama of identity, damage, intimacy and loss. This event will explore art’s responsibility to war, and the links between art, literature, science and history. Pat Barker was born in Thornaby-on-Tees in 1943. She was educated at LSE and has been a teacher of history an
Sleeping pods for a daytime snooze
A former finance worker in the City of London has set up Podtime - a company which provides sleeping pods where professionals can have a siesta.
Meet Our Alumni -- California College of the Arts (CCA)
Learn why CCA alumni are pleased they chose to study art at CCA. Hear more about the careers of Ariel Bishop (Fashion Design 2007), Adam Elmaghraby (MBA in Design Strategy 2013), Rema Ghuloum (MFA 2010), Vincent Perea (Illustration 2005), Caydie McCumber (Photography 2009), and Charles Lee (MArch 2008). Filmed and produced by CCA Photography alumnus Yoni Klein Visit cca.edu
Jackets as Architecture | USC School of Architecture
What can a Mao jacket teach an architect? USC School of Architecture students learn the fine points of manufacturing, construction, and problem-solving as they craft wearable creations with unusual materials.
Who Owns the "One Nation" and what does it stand for? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Lord Glasman, Michael Gove | Britain as "One Nation" is an idea of government that belonged to the Conservative Party, originating with Benjamin Disraeli who saw Britain divided into two nations, the rich and the poor. Disraeli defined One Nation politics as the practices necessary to, ‘maintain the institutions of the realm and elevate the condition of the people’. In his 2012 conference speech Ed Miliband defined his party as "One Nation" Labour. In a period of economic crisis
The Shape Song
The first half of this song is for preschoolers: circle, triangle, rectangle, square. The second half is for primary grade students: oval, diamond, heart, crescent, rhombus, trapezoid, pentagon, hexagon, heptagon, and octagon.
Research on Microorganisms that Live Off Carbon Dioxide
This video produced by Teachers' Domain features Cathy Drennan, Professor of Chemistry and Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Cathy explains that her research focuses on microorganisms that live off carbon dioxide, one of several greenhouse gases that are widely believed to accelerate global warming. Specifically, Cathy is investigating how a protein inside these microorganisms converts carbon dioxide into energy. Ultimately, Cathy hopes humans might apply what they learn from
Herramientas de Teledetección aplicadas a la gestión de los recursos hídricos (2008)
La asignatura Herramientas de Teledetección aplicadas a la hidrología esta orientada a formar a los estudiantes en la el análisis de imágenes de satélite y su utilización para obtener información ambiental. La gestión de los recursos hídricos se considera cada vez más un problema global cuya resolución implica el reconocimiento de su carácter espacial. En este sentido, y con carácter complementario a la asignatura de SIG, se plantea la necesidad de que el profesional sea capaz de g
Limnología Regional (2008)
Este curso de Limnología Regional tiene como objetivo fundamental el conocimiento de las condiciones y procesos que determinan la estructura y funcionamiento de los ecosistemas acuáticos de las zonas áridas y semiáridas. Los ecosistemas acuáticos cuyo estudio se aborda van desde los lóticos (ríos y arroyos temporales) hasta los leníticos (lagos y lagunas) abarcando así mismo el estudio de las zonas húmedas, fuentes, etc. La particularidad de las condiciones climáticas donde se locali
Recycling on the International Space Station
Join engineers at NASA and astronauts on board the International Space Station to learn about the importance of recycling. Find out how NASA is solving the challenge of giving astronauts water to use without wasting any with the new Water Recovery System. (07:21)
This children's video teaches kids the alphabet using objects that
begin with each letter then goes over the whole alphabet quickly showing just the letter. Lesson page:
Literary Festival 2013: Beyond the Book: new forms of academic communication [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Miriam Bernard, Dr Kip Jones, Dr Gareth Morris | Academic communication is changing. New emphasis on impact and public engagement, combined with new technologies that allow high quality and easy to use production methods are increasing the possible range of outputs from academic research. This session will hear from three researchers that have used alternative forms for their research dissemination. We will ask what strengths these forms had in comparison to traditional boo
Civil Engineering in Developing Countries
Based on working on exercises on project decision making and planning, the specific context of working abroad in general and in developing countries in particular is illustrated, with regard to socio-cultural aspects, planning and financing of projects, roles of (consulting) engineers and contractors, local materials, techniques and knowledge and environmental issues. Study Goals: define projects in several phases of the project cycle (feasibility, identification, design and construction, evalua
Protecting the Future of Food One Seed at a Time
The varieties of wheat, corn and rice we grow today may not thrive in a future threatened by climate change. Cary Fowler takes us inside a vast global seed bank, buried within a frozen mountain in Norway, that stores a diverse group of food-crop for whatever tomorrow may bring. Run time 17:06.
Nikesh Arora Discusses Google's Investment Decisions and the Shifting of Ad Spending Online
Chrystia Freeland Interviews Nikesh Arora
Jeremy Siegel on the Fed's Decision to Pause Interest Rate Hikes
Wharton Finance professor Jeremy Siegel speaks with Knowledge@Wharton about about the Fed's Decision to Pause Interest Rate Hikes, among other topics.
Part I: An Innovation 'Ecosystem'
Cisco SVP Dan Scheinman and Wharton's Saikat Chaudhuri Discuss Acquisitions and Innovation, Part I: An Innovation 'Ecosystem'
How Firms can Reap the Rewards of Innovation
These days almost every company worth its balance sheet insists that it invests in "innovation." But does it make or lose money on these investments? That is the question that James Andrew and Harold Sirkin tackle in their new book titled, Payback: Reaping the Rewards of Innovation. According to the authors, who are senior vice presidents and directors of The Boston Consulting Group, a new idea is just an invention -- and not a true innovation -- unless it generates financial returns. In an inte
Part IV: Timing Is an Art Form
Cisco SVP Dan Scheinman and Wharton's Saikat Chaudhuri Discuss Acquisitions and Innovation, Part IV: Timing Is an Art Form