Barea shows Northeastern love at press conference
Jose Juan Barea talks about his experience at Northeastern University at press conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico on June 23, 2011.
The Spotlight - "Plant One on You" - Part 1
The first half of this two-part episode features a closer look at some interesting research in the Biology department at McMaster. Including an in-depth interview with Dr. Robin Cameron and various biology graduate students.
From C to C: Chinese Canadian Stories of Migration
SFU's Teaching and Learning Centre has won a Leo Award for best one-hour documentary program for its documentary From C to C: Chinese Canadian Stories of Migration, produced and directed by Jordan Paterson. This clip is an interview selection with Bill Wong of Modernize Tailors (est. 1913) in Vancouver's Chinatown ( http://www.modernizetailors.blogspot.com/ ) Bill reflects on a poem his father taught him to remember his ancestral village in Taishan, China. For more information, please visit
Is it time to reform FIFA?
The World Cup is underway and there's controversy on the pitch and off, particularly surrounding the sport's governing body FIFA. As Joel Flynn reports the Switzerland-based organisation is one of the richest in the world and who runs it does matter? Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage ar
What makes someone a Schreyer Scholar?
To be a Schreyer Scholar requires hard work, curiosity, drive, and passion.
Limpet showing foot
The intertidal zone is subject to intense wave forces and the muscular foot allows limpets to tightly grasp the rocks.
May the Force Be With You: Weight
The purpose of this lesson is to help students understand the relationship between the mass and the weight of an object. Students will study the properties of common materials and why airplanes use specific materials.
Models for Relating Science and Religion
Prof. Mikael Stenmark : Course
U.S. house on the prairie where corporate secrecy thrives
June 28 - A Reuters investigation found that a two-story house in Wyoming is home to more than 2,000 corporations, some of which have played a key role in several questionable international financial schemes.
Greece debates new austerity plan
June 27 - The Greek parliament begins to debate the country's new five-year economic plan, which it must approve for Athens to receive its next installment of EU IMF aid and avoid defaulting on its debt. Joanna Partridge reports.
What do teachers want from an iPhone, iPad App We are currently in the process of creating an iPhone / iPad app for Edgalaxy so that we can better share our content with our mobile audience. And I have one very simple question for the teachers of th
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And I have one very simple question for the teachers of th
McDonald's as the Paradigm of Progress Asia Forum 2006 Session Three : Society [Audio] Inventing Temperature [Audio] Exploring options for the process of constitutional change [Audio] Cool It: global warming and getting our priorities straight [Audio] The Divergence of the Bottom Billion [Audio] Russia's Policy Towards Europe: aggressive retrenchment? [Audio] International Relations in a Post-Hegemonic Age [Audio] Outsiders Inside and Insiders Outside: linking transnational and domestic public action [Audio]
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Speaker(s): Professor Robert Wade, HE Sun Yuxi; Dr Purna Sen; Professor Lord Meghnad Desai | Discussions were led by LSE academics: Professor Danny Quah, Head of Economics Department; Dr Razeen Sally, senior lecturer in international political economy and head of the international trade policy unit and Professor Robert Wade, professor of political economy and development at DESTIN. Other speakers included: Sheila Dikshit, chief minister of Delhi; Nandan M Nilekani, chief executive officer of Inf
Speaker(s): Dr Hasok Chang | This lecture will argue that examining what seems to be a very straightforward question - what is temperature and how can we measure it? - reveals surprising insights into the nature of science and of scientific authority.
Speaker(s): The Rt Hon Jack Straw MP, Shami Chakrabarti; Nick Clegg MP; Peter Facey Dominic Grieve QC MP; Professor Robert Hazell; Gus Hosein; Henry Porter; Justice Robert Sharpe; Roger Smith; Michael Willis MP | In what will be his first major speech since taking on leadership of constitutional reform, the Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor, Jack Straw, will deliver a keynote address at the launch of the LSE's Future Britain project. The project is a two-year initiative to explo
Speaker(s): Professor Bjørn Lomborg | Current policy proposals on global warming tend to focus on early and strong greenhouse gas cuts, although these will be very expensive and help very little. Lomborg suggests that we should focus on long-term, smart strategies.
Speaker(s): Professor Paul Collier | The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which track poverty among 5 billion people, miss the key future challenge for development policy. This is that around 50 countries, now at the bottom of the world economy, are economically stagnant and so are diverging from the rest of mankind at an accelerating rate. The lecture analyzes why these countries, with around a billion people, are diverging - why globalization generates both convergence for most of the deve
Speaker(s): Marie Mendras | Russia has recovered its self-confidence under Vladimir Putin. But instead of becoming more comfortable with Europe, Russia is tensing up and choosing an aggressive stand-off. Why?
Speaker(s): Professor Fred Halliday | The academic study of International Relations has, since since its emergence after World War I, sought to combine the development of theoretical frameworks with an engagement, of greater or lesser immediacy, with the changing course of international events. Empire, World War, Cold War and post-1991 US hegemony have all been objects of its concern. Today, oscillating at times uneasily between the enticements of abstraction, and the rush of actuality, the disc
Speaker(s): Professor Sidney Tarrow | Does globalisation and the idea of a global civil society provide an adequate framework for understanding contemporary domestic and international non-governmental public action? Sidney Tarrow teaches government and sociology at Cornell University. Jan Aart Scholte is centennial professor at LSE and professor at the University of Warwick.
Asia Forum 2006 Session Three : Society [Audio]
Inventing Temperature [Audio]
Exploring options for the process of constitutional change [Audio]
Cool It: global warming and getting our priorities straight [Audio]
The Divergence of the Bottom Billion [Audio]
Russia's Policy Towards Europe: aggressive retrenchment? [Audio]
International Relations in a Post-Hegemonic Age [Audio]
Outsiders Inside and Insiders Outside: linking transnational and domestic public action [Audio]