What would Hayek do to sort out this mess? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Eamonn Butler | The Nobel economist F A Hayek was the arch-rival of Keynes in the 1930s and 1940s. Some today say that he has the better explanation of boom-bust cycles and how to end them. His prescription is the exact opposite of Keynes – no big infrastructure spending, no keeping things afloat with quantitative easing and cheap credit, but leaner government, lower taxes, less regulation and more freedom for businesses and individuals alike. In this lecture, Hayek biographer D
Novel Writing - David Dabydean
Critic, writer and novelist David Dabydeen is Director of the Centre for Caribbean Studies and Professor at the Centre for British Comparative Cultural Studies at the University of Warwick.
Producing ‘The Queen’ - Andy Harries
The man who produced the award-winning British film, “The Queen” has swapped the red carpet of Hollywood for a Coventry University lecture hall this week. Andy Harries, who saw Dame Helen Mirren win the Oscar for her outstanding performance as the Queen, spoke to John Mair, as part of the Coventry Conversations series. Andy was appointed Controller of Drama and Comedy in 2000 having spent seven years creating and running Granada’s acclaimed Comedy Department. In his capacity as Controlle
Can we trust the International Media? - John O Oucho and Fred Mudhai
John O Oucho holds a PhD in Population Geography and was a post-doctoral fellow of the Carolina Population Center in the university of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, U.S.A. in 1982-3. He has taught at the University of Nairobi (2 decades), University of Ghana (3 years) and University of Botswana (8 years). He was elected Fellow of the Kenya National Academy of Sciences (KNAS) in 1989 and the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS) in 2003. He is a well traveled and well published academic and ha
The Specials - Horace Panter in Conversation
Horace Panter is a true icon of British music. In the 1970s Horace formed "The Specials" who went on to become one of the biggest bands of the 1980s. This year they are reforming to play a number of big shows, including headlining slots at Glastonbury and V Festival. In 1972 Horace started studying fine art at Coventry’s Lanchester Polytechnic, now known as Coventry University. In his second year there he met Jerry Dammers and soon they formed The Specials. They started playing in Coventry b
The Last Stand of the 300 Spartans 4/10
History Channel - Documentary - The last stand of the 300 told through re-enactments and scholarly commentary. A quote from the movie: "The 300 Spartans were the Delta Force of the ancient world." Suitable for high school students.
Gall and Pritchard PAETC07
iTunes U Implementation
Brian Gall and Russ Pritchard, Philadelphia University
Philadelphia Area Educational Technology Conference Feb 23, 2007
Communication in the Implementation of a Metacognitive Strategy for Learning to Design
This paper describes an instructional communication strategy that makes use of time-based media techniques (story boarding and animation) in order to empower design studios with means to promote their students? awareness on the acquisition of metacognitive knowledge and skills. This paper highlights the importance of including the communication of the design processes in the evaluation of learning outcomes. Moreover, the paper proposes that the students should be made constantly aware of their d
Bachelor Maritieme Techniek
Scheepvaart is onmisbaar, net als goed opgeleide maritiem ingenieurs. Natuurlijk heeft Maritieme Techniek alles met scheepsbouw te maken. Een groot schip is bijna een klein dorp en je leert een schip ontwerpen met alle voorzieningen die nodig zijn. Maar een maritiem ingenieur heeft veel meer in de vingers. Boorplatforms, rederijen, vaarroutes, verzekeringen, olie- en gastransport, offshore-installaties, pijp- en kabelleggers en zwaar transport: het is allemaal Maritieme Techniek. Grote en gere
The source grounds of the Afon Irfon
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Fabrication of a KNO3 capacitor
The construction of a KNO3 capacitor, and the hysteresis loop it displays. The circuit used is the standard Sawyer-Tower circuit. From TLP: Ferroelectric materials, http://www.msm.cam.ac.uk/doitpoms/tlplib/ferroelectrics/fabrication.php
Base Stealing 101
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/10. The Postgraduate Certificate in Education (International) is a part-time programme of professional enrichment for teachers working in countries other than the U.K. Suitable for: Postgraduates School of Education Nottingham's School of Education is one of the largest and most respected education departments in any British university. Its academics include major national and inter
Pale Blue Saxone Stiletto Shoes
Pale blue stiletto shoes; pointed toes with topstitche3d design to outer edges. Label (insole): Saxone Young Colony Leather uppers Man-made soles Steel tips to heels.. Maker: Saxone - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Twist-escaped loops in the liquid crystalline polymer MBBA
Once a weak shear flow is applied on the nematic liquid, there is a sudden and strong increase in the defect density. At a certain shear rate, the equilibrium density is reached after a while through the creation and annihilation of defects. This in-situ observation enables the study of a wide range of dynamic disclination behaviours during shear, such as disclination-joining, loop-contracting, loop-stretching and loop-breaking. The loops in this image result from type 1 disclinations 'escaping'
Long sleeved raspberry boucle jacket with a collar. It has two medium sized buttons and fastens by an elastic loop on to 1 of the buttons. There are two pockets at the front. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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
Tin decorated with Cries of London
Cylindrical tin, wood grain effect, decorated with two 18th Century images of 'Cries of London', clear plastic lid with central ridged knob for movement. Hole at side of lid (possibly for a spoon). No visible - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Understanding contemporary society
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. This module introduces students to a range of approaches in social analysis. Through introductions to key concepts, theorists and research studies in the disciplines of sociology, cultural studies and social policy, students will be equipped with the skills necessary for more advanced study of contemporary society. Two routes to reading this module's contents are offered. Those who prefer to read on screen can navig
The Future of Sport in Small Nations Symposium: Sport, Culture and the Ministry for Culture and Heri
The International Symposium on the Future of Sport in Small Nations was held on the 21st November 2012.In this talk hugh Lawrence - senior advisor for Sport and recreation in he Ministry for Culture and Heritage - talks about the intersection between sport and culture, particularly Māori culture.