ESF demography report 2008
The European Commissions free Demography Report is published every two years. The 2008 version reports on the ageing society and changing family and households in the European Union countries. The report comes under the auspices of the European Social Fund (ESF). Its sub-title is 'Meeting social needs in an ageing society' and there are some interesting findings about fertility rates, life expectancy, migration, marriage and composition of households. The whole report can be read online,
Dosta is part of a wider Council of Europe and European Commission programme. Meaning 'enough' in the Romani language, it aims to bring Roma people closer to non-Romany citizens in Europe. It is active in various European countries (including Bosnia, Montenegro, FYROM Madeconia) but could be relevant across Europe. There is a large amount of interesting background information about the origins and achievements of the Roma, and on their diversity, plus a list of some famous Roma. Details of
European Parliament Elections in the Netherlands 2009
This site provides free access to the full text of European Parliament election briefing no.28 by Stijn van Kessel which was published by EPERN (European Parties Elections and Referendums Network) in June 2009. The 11 page paper provides an overview of the 2009 European elections in the Netherlands. It includes coverage of the context, the campaigns and analyses the Dutch results and voter turnout figures.
EU diplomacy papers
The EU diplomacy papers are a collection of working papers published by the College of Europe. They cover issues relating to the interdisciplinary study of the European Unions external relations and external aspects of EU internal policies. It is possible to access the full text of all papers published since 2006. Key topics are EU foreign policy and EU relations with specific regions of the world such as Iran. Some materials are offered in French only.
United Nations Human Rights Council
Website of the UN Human Rights Council an inter-governmental organisation created by the UN General Assembly in 2006 as the successor body to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights. The UNHRC is responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe. The site gives details of membership of the HRC, its rules of procedure, advisory committees and working groups and details of meetings and other events. There is information on the Universal Periodic
Priv-War is a collaborative project being undertaken by a consortium of seven European academic institutions including the University of Sheffield in the UK. The project is being coordinated and hosted by the European University Institute in Italy. The aim of Priv-War is to look at the use of private military companies and security companies in situations of armed conflict and will examine the regulatory framework at national, European and international levels, with a view to ensuring improved
MetaBase Bibliografía en red
MetaBase Bibliografía en red is a searchable database of the holdings of a number of leading academic libraries, national libraries and research centres in Central America. Countries participating include: Mexico Guatemala El Salvador Honduras Nicaragua Costa Rica Panama Entries include bibliographic references for books, journals, reports, legal documents and multimedia materials held by the libraries. All topics from the humanities, social sciences and law are covered. Many materials relate t
University of Liverpool : Sports archive and book collections
From the University of Liverpool, this section contains details of sporting manuscripts held in their Special Collections and Archives. This includes archives of the University of Liverpool Athletic Union, the records of the Physical Education Association, the Universities Athletic Association, the Leeds Athletic Institute, the English Table tennis Association, and papers of Lord Aberdare.
This course, offered by Professor David Solomon, is an introduction to biomedical ethics. The first part of the course provides an introduction to basic ethical theory, which is intended to serve as a background aid for thinking through the particular issues discussed in the remainder of the course. Specific topics to be discussed include confidentiality and truth-telling in the doctor/patient relationship, medical experimentation and informed consent, abortion, treatment decisions for seriously
Klartext handlar i dag om att den man som är misstänkt för att ha skjutit människor i Malmö ska fortsätta att hållas inlåst medan polisen undersöker det som hänt. Det är stora problem med snö, blåst och halka i den södra delen av Sverige. Vi berättar fler nyheter i programmet.
Nuclear and Particle Physics
A third year course in Nuclear and Particle Physics. Could do with a few LHC updates. Contains lecture notes, examples, ... as well as the files used to create these resources. Also has some movies of nuclear collective motion. Discusses: 1 Introduction 2 A history of particle physics 3 Experimental tools 4 Nuclear Masses 5 Nuclear models 6 Some basic concepts of theoretical particle physics 7 The fundamental forces 8 Symmetries and particle physics 9 Symmetries of the theory of strong
Partial Differential Equations
A second year course in the Mathematics of Partial Differential Equations for Physics students. Contains lecture notes, examples, ... as well as the files used to create these resources. Discusses: 1 Introduction 2 Classiﬁcation of partial diﬀerential equations. 3 Boundary and Initial Conditions 4 Fourier Series 5 Separation of variables on rectangular domains 6 D’Alembert’s solution to the wave equation 7 Polar and spherical coordinate systems 8 Separation of variables in polar
How to extract value from Intellectual Property pt 1 (materials)
This zipped file contains all of the materials that made up the "How to extract value from Intellectual Property pt 1". Inside the file is a narrative, the full PowerPoint slide and cc licence information for all the clip art and materials that have been used. There are audio files that also can be used under the creative commons. The relevant attribution and sources for the materials can be found in the narrative transcript of the lecture.
HealthKnowledge Public Health Textbook - Organisation and Management
'Organisation and Management of Health Care and Health Care Programmes from a Public Health Perspective' is part of the 'Public Health Textbook' which can be accessed as an online resource. It covers part of the public health skills and competencies and has been organised in relation to the Faculty of Public Health Part A membership examination syllabus. It focuses on three main areas: Understanding Individuals,Teams and their Development; Understanding Organisations, their Functions and Structu
This module introduces you to managing change by providing tools that will support putting the change into context, planning changes using change models, implementing changes and effective communication with an understanding of the environment and then monitoring and managing the process. * Powerpoint presentation - Introduction (for all users) * Powerpoint presentation - Introduction with lecturer's notes (registered users only, please register/login here) * Powerpoint presentation - Inter
The basics on navigating the Kinect The Kinect Team gives us some of the basics on navigating the kinect:
The Kinect Team gives us some of the basics on navigating the kinect:
Upper Intermediate S4 #22 - Are the Japanese Bugs in Your Stomach Making You Angry?
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! After a bunch of layoffs in your office in Japan, everyone is on edge…everyone but you, that is. That’s because the company hired you and a colleague as contractors to help the company streamline its Japanese operations. You’ve been traveling from office to office, cutting costs and people. You tell your [...]
Art Institute of Chicago Musecast: July 2009
The Modern Wing: The Modern Wing has opened! Itâs time to revisit some old friends that have been off view during construction. Drop in the Modern Wing galleries and hear what visitors have to say about the new building.
Art Institute in the Community: Sit down for a glass of wine with Terzo Pianoâs Cathy Mantuano and A Case for Wine curator Christopher Monkhouse, and find out why this summer exhibition may indeed prove to be addictive.
Calculus I, Summer 2007
This course is an introduction to differential and integral calculus. It begins with a short review of basic concepts surrounding the notion of a function. Then it introduces the important concept of the limit of a function, and use it to study continuity and the tangent problem. The solution to the tangent problem leads to the study of derivatives and their applications. Then it considers the area problem and its solution, the definite integral. The course concludes with the calculus of element
Glossary of common colonial Spanish terms and phrases
This is a glossary of obsolete and colonial Spanish terms, as well as common idiomatic expressions compiled from historical documents.