Where next for public health in the era of austerity?
This event was the second in a series of master class lectures jointly staged by the University of Leeds and Leeds Metropolitan University bringing together relevant senior figures and academics from across the city and surrounding region. The twenty-first century has seen a growth in political, environmental and economic insecurity in the context of global recession, population ageing and climate change. Responding to these threats involves rethinking how we work together, care for ourselves,
Professor Germaine Greer - An Insight - Full Interview
Warning: Explicit Content Professor Germaine Greer delivered the 2010 Winifred Mercier public lecture at Leeds Met on Tuesday March 23. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcast
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Tan Table
Calculate the height of a building, Tan Table
A fast food sensation - Malaysian style
Take five graduates from The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, add a sprinkling of entrepreneurial spirit, drum up an appetite for fast food with the help of social media and you have the perfect recipe for a successful burger bar.
Mexican Spanish Survival Phrases #32 - Could You Take a Picture? in Mexican Spanish
Learn Mexican Spanish travel phrases with SpanishPod101.com! A little Mexican Spanish can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SpanishPod101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! In this lesson we cover a high frequency Spanish phrase that you’ll surely find useful on your trip, travels, or vacation to [...]
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
Guide to the Tonkin Family Papers, 1834-1963
The Tonkin family was involved in the logging industry in Cherry Tree, Pennsylvania during the late 1800s. The Tonkin Family papers consist mostly of business papers pertaining to Vincent Tonkin's lumber business and family material such as book manuscript material and research notes of R. Dudley Tonkin and John D. Tonkin, family photographs, and newspaper clippings about local news.
Breakingviews: RBS Libor bonus ploy second-tier
Jan. 11 - RBS's plan to pay its Libor rigging fine with bonuses may be noble, but won't be followed by all, says Reuters Breakingviews.
1.051 Structural Engineering Design (MIT)
This course aims at providing students with a solid background on the principles of structural engineering design. Students will be exposed to the theories and concepts of both concrete and steel design and analysis both at the element and system levels. Hands-on design experience and skills will be gained and learned through problem sets and a comprehensive design project. An understanding of real-world open-ended design issues will be developed. Besides regular lectures, weekly recitations and
Laboratorio proyectual (Design Laboratory)
The concern about public space, digital graphic and a non-habitual theoretical background are the elements of an on-process research this paper relates to. The premise of the research is the current uncertain experience of both socio-cultural and physical-spatial public space in an Argentinean intermediate city. The focus is a workshop carried out to explore how forms for the public space may be designed when urban conditions are unstable, such the case of vacant areas, lost places or terrain-va
#MascotMadness: Interview with the Sheldon statue
How did the Edward Sheldon statue become part of SUNY's #MascotMadness? Alyssa Levenberg (of "Alyssa Explains It All") had this exclusive interview with the 115-year-old statue. Visit http://blog.suny.edu/mascot-madness-2014 and vote for Sheldon in the #MascotMadness competition!
Virtual Maths, Cylinder - Calculating Volume and Height
Interactive exercise demonstrating how to calculate the volume and height of a cylinder (includes links to other useful resources)
Battle of Gettysburg: why J.E.B. Stuart ends up in Carlisle
Steve Knott, Army War College, discusses how and why Confederate Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart ended up in Carlisle while the rest of the Confederates were converging on Gettysburg.
Methods to Process and Identify Symbiotic Fungi in the Roots of Vascular Plants
Techniques for obtaining VAM samples from natural sources and from inoculated samples and methods of processing, staining and clearing root samples, and identification of fungal structures are described in this exercise.
From subjects to citizens : society and the everyday state in North India and Pakistan, 1947-1964
This is the website for an AHRC-funded research project which is studying the interaction between state and citizen immediately before and in the two decades following India and Pakistan’s independence in 1947. To date, research has concentrated on the politics high levels of government, and little work has been done on the impact of independence and partition on everyday life. The project aims to focus on “citizen experiences” in the former British Indian provinces of Uttar Pr
1/2 Master class de Claire Simon, réalisatrice. (audio) Rencontre avec la réalisatrice Claire Simon, animée par Marc Henri Piault, directeur de recherche honoraire au CNRS, anthropologue et cinéaste. « Pour moi faire un film, c’est avant tout peindre, montrer dans ce que je vois, ce qui crie, ce que je ne veux pas voir,
Rencontre avec la réalisatrice Claire Simon, animée par Marc Henri Piault, directeur de recherche honoraire au CNRS, anthropologue et cinéaste.
« Pour moi faire un film, c’est avant tout peindre, montrer dans ce que je vois, ce qui crie, ce que je ne veux pas voir,
Organizational Dilemma of Stewards and Creators
Stewards and Creators is based on research of Harvard professor Rob Austin and University of Washington professor Dick Nolan on missed opportunities of capturing the commercial value of Internet1 innovations. The major question addressed by Austin and Nolan in their Harvard Business School Working paper and this UWTV program is how do businesses consistently miss major innovation opportunities after pouring significant investments to create them. They attempt to answer this by observing the fund
Showdown at the last chance saloon: research meets policy in early professional learning
Government funding of educational research has reached a critical stage. The view of those close to the purse strings seems to be that educational research has become increasingly irrelevant to policy development. Consequently, in a political climate of best value for money, the allocation of funding for research now tends to be accompanied by criteria which require, for example, engagement with users, measured impact and knowledge transformation. The extensive Teaching and Learning Research Pro
Climbing Mt. Evolution
There's no peak in sight - fitness peak, that is -- for the bacteria in Richard Lenski's Michigan State University lab. Lenski, MSU Hannah Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, has been running his evolutionary bacteria experiment for 25 years, generating more than 50,000 generations. In a paper published in the current issue of Science, Michael Wiser, lead author and MSU graduate student in Lenski's lab, compares it to hiking. To learn more, visit http://msutoday.msu
Der Raubbau im tropischen Regenwald
Amazonien ist die grüne Lunge der Erde. Doch in dem größten tropischen Regenwaldgebiet der Welt wird die