Our Place in the Universe: Cosmology from Ancient Greece to Today
Michelle Thaller discussed how we have perceived own own place in the universe since ancient times. Speaker Biography: Michelle Thaller is assistant director for science communication and higher education at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. For transcript, captions and more information, visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=6172
LLT 180: The Heroic Quest - Lecture 13: Sophocles, Antigone III
Human societies have long used the theme of the quest for self-knowledge as a vehicle to assess their own cultures and to explore ethical situations arising in civic life. This course examines texts from diverse cultural traditions in which protagonists confront their inherited identity of culture and language, providing a broader perspective on self-discovery in our own society. Learn more about Missouri State iCourses at http://outreach.missouristate.edu/icourses.htm
Parkinson's Disease Research
This video looks at current research into treatments for Parkinson's Disease, including genetically modified viruses and stem cell treatments. This video interview explains the hope and challenges that have been encountered. 4:35 min.
A miscellany of well dressing photographs
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating the bending moment at point of load
Causes of Inflation in Various Countries and Regions
By the end of this section, you will be able to:
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Rectangle simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the formula for calculating the area of a 2D rectangle
OZK 150: Introduction to Ozarks Studies - Lecture 29: Current Issues in the Ozarks
In this lecture Dr. Blevins analyzes a number of developments that have taken place in the Ozarks in the past generation or two, such as demographic changes, the impact of Fortune 500 companies, and agricultural homogenization. This course provides a multidisciplinary introduction to the study of the Ozarks region and its inhabitants, including Ozarks history and geography, regional folk culture and traditions, and current issues. Learn more about Missouri State iCourses at http://outreach.mi
Environmental Biotechnology - New Approaches and Prospective Applications
This is a free online textbook offered by InTech.'Taking into consideration the outstanding importance of studying and applying the biological means to remove or mitigate the harmful effects of global pollution on the natural environment, as direct consequences of quantitative expansion and qualitative diversification of persistent and hazardous contaminants, the present book provides useful information regarding New Approaches and Prospective Applications in Environmental Biotechnology. This vo
The Monuments Men: Rescuing Art from the Nazis | Institute of Politics
Panelists Lucia Allais, Frieda L. Miller Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Assistant Professor at Princeton University, Robert M. Edsel, Author of The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History, and moderator Diane McWhorter, Spring 2014 A.M. Rosenthal Writer-in-Residence at The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy were joined by actor Matt Damon via Skype. Panelists addressed the real-life task force of museum direc
Violences faites aux femmes au sein du couple : état des lieux des connaissances des soignants ... 4ème Journée Humanitaire sur la Santé des Femmes, organisée par Gynécologie Sans Frontières, le 29 novembre 2013, au Palais du Luxembourg (Paris). Intervention du Docteur Richard Matis, Gynécologue-obstréticien à Lille : "Violences faites aux femmes au sein du couple : état des lieux des connaissances des soignants en France"
4ème Journée Humanitaire sur la Santé des Femmes, organisée par Gynécologie Sans Frontières, le 29 novembre 2013, au Palais du Luxembourg (Paris).
Intervention du Docteur Richard Matis, Gynécologue-obstréticien à Lille :
"Violences faites aux femmes au sein du couple : état des lieux des connaissances des soignants en France"
An Interactive Database (HizmO) for Reconstructing Lost Modernist Izmir:
The research project in progress in the School of Architecture at the Izmir Institute of Technology includes documentation and reconstruction (by 3D modeling in electronic media) of damaged and lost early modern buildings in the Izmir region. The research aims to analyze the differences between Izmir modern buildings and Universal Modern Style, and preserve information on architectural heritage for future generations. The project is at the phase of developing an interactive web-based historical
Computation, Communication, and Privacy Constraints on Statistical Learning
Computation, Communication, and Privacy Constraints on Statistical Learning John Duchi - UC Berkeley 2/24/2014
Assessment learning and teaching journal , Leeds Metropolitan University
This edition showcases key areas of work catalysed by the Institute for Enterprise and comprises a range of articles research papers, case studies and reflections by staff, students and stakeholders.
Why can't we see ALL the stars?
Justin Higgins overviews why we cannot see all the Stars. Emphasis is on the vocabulary terms: Light Pollution and Interstellar Medium (Dust). Why we cannot see all the stars from the surface of Earth due to Light Pollution, both human made and natural. Second, that we cannot see with the naked eye deeply into the light coming out of the Milky Way.
The Gorilla King
Among the mountain gorillas of Rwanda, Titus reigns as king. In the decades that followed his birth in 1974, Titus was orphaned and abandoned, survived poachers, and overcame the deadly challenges of his rivals. Researchers and conservationists recount his triumphant story as they share their memories and archival footage of Titus, from his days as a newborn to his rise to power as a silverback. (50:15)
University of Surrey Learning Skills portal
The University of Surrey Skills Portal is a classified collection of quality materials designed to enable students to develop information literacy, research and study skills. It has been built using Openly licensed resources including several from Leeds Metropolitan University.
50. The Real Ethics Problem in America Where next for public health in the era of austerity?
Section Six: Truth and Lies about Markets. Narrated by Harold L. Fritsche.
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,
Where next for public health in the era of austerity?