"Special Topics at Edgerton Center: D-Lab Health: Medical Technologies for the Developing World, Spr
" D-Lab Health provides multi-disciplinary approach to global health technology design via guest lectures and a major project based on fieldwork. We will explore the current state of global health challenges and learn how design medical technologies that address those problems. Students may travel to Nicaragua during spring break and work with health professionals, using medical technology design kits to gain field experience for their device challenge. As a final class deliverable, you will cre
Summer Graduation 2011: Tuesday July 19, 5pm
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CAV 2011 – Robot et endométriose pelvienne profonde.
Titre : CAV 2011 – Robot et endométriose pelvienne profonde.
Intervenants : Pierre COLLINET (Lille)
Résumé : Nouveautés sur l’utilisation de la robotique pour l’endométriose pelvienne profonde, bilan.
L’auteur n’a pas transmis de conflit d’intérêt concernant les données diffusées dans cette vidéo ou publiées dans la référence citée.
Conférence enregistrée lors de la réunion thématique du Centre Régional Anticancéreux Alexis Vautrin
Titre : CAV 2011 – Robot et endométriose pelvienne profonde.
Darden Faculty Profile: Alec Horniman
Killgallon Ohio Art Professor Horniman teaches in the ethics, strategy and leadership areas at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. He is also a senior fellow in the Olsson Center for Applied Ethics and served as founding director of the Olsson Center, one of the first university-based ethics centers. Horniman has developed a number of executive education experiences ranging in length from several days to multiple weeks. His current teaching and research interests focus on the a
Students are introduced to the concept of air quality by investigating the composition, properties, atmospheric layers and everyday importance of air. They explore the sources and effects of visible and invisible air pollution. By learning some fundamental meteorology concepts (air pressure, barometers, prediction, convection currents, temperature inversions), students learn the impact of weather on air pollution control and prevention. Looking at models and maps, they explore the consequences o
Twelve Aboriginal Dreamtime Stories
Twelve short animated movies showcasing stories from northern Australia. Brilliant website with beautiful animations and the sounds of outback Australia. Has full study guides accompany each story. Glossary includes pronunciation guide Students can create their own version of the dream story in the mash up section.
Professor the Hon Gareth Evans addressing the AMUNC 2011 Plenary Session
Professor the Hon Gareth Evans addresses the Asia Pacific Model United Nations Conference (AMUNC) 2011 Plenary Session. This video was recorded at The Australian National University in July 2011. Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AO QC has been Chancellor of The Australian National University since January 2010, and is President Emeritus of the Brussels-based International Crisis Group, the independent global conflict prevention and resolution organisation which he led from 2000 to 2009. In Janu
Learn About Carter Godwin Woodson
(NOTE: The video may have a brief ad before it is shown.) Carter Godwin Woodson was the first African-American historian. Woodson founded Black History Month, and his work helped highlight the contribution made by blacks throughout history. (01:12)
Protracted Sahrawi Displacement: Challenges and opportunities beyond displacement
On 24 June 2011, the RSC launched its seventh Policy Briefing on 'Protracted Sahrawi displacement: Challenges and opportunities beyond encampment' at UNHCR in Geneva. On 24 June 2011, the RSC launched its seventh Policy Briefing on 'Protracted Sahrawi displacement: Challenges and opportunities beyond encampment' at UNHCR in Geneva. The presentation by Dr Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh was followed by interventions from Mr Yacoub El Hillo, the Director of UNHCR Middle East and North Africa Bureau and Mr
Positive surprise at Morgan Stanley
July 21 - Summary of business headlines: Morgan Stanley results outshine Goldman Sachs; Pepsi tempers outlook citing shaky U.S. consumer; Jobless claims data show job market stuck in neutral. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Critical systems thinking Critical systems thinking (CST) is regarded as a systems approach to research and intervention in complex situations. The approach developed from the concerns held initially by C. Wes Churchman and his student Werner Ulrich. Later, Mike Jackson and Bob Flood, who were then professors at the University of Hull in the UK (e.g. Jackson, 1991, 2000; Flood and Jackson, 1991) developed their interpretations of the earlier work. Jackson and Flood were concerned that existing systems methods, includi
Critical systems thinking (CST) is regarded as a systems approach to research and intervention in complex situations. The approach developed from the concerns held initially by C. Wes Churchman and his student Werner Ulrich. Later, Mike Jackson and Bob Flood, who were then professors at the University of Hull in the UK (e.g. Jackson, 1991, 2000; Flood and Jackson, 1991) developed their interpretations of the earlier work. Jackson and Flood were concerned that existing systems methods, includi
The Cite is Right: The Quiz Show (Part 3 of 3)
Developed by the Paul Robeson Library at Rutgers University. This video is an educational parody of a classic 50's game show teaching students how to avoid plagiarism this is part 3 of 3 of the series. The quiz is really Part 4, even though it is not labeled as such. (02:03)
Pat Nicklin on the Key to Leading
Pat Nicklin (MBA '86) EVP and CEO Partnership for Public Service
Sickness Unto Death II - Existentialism in Literature and Film
Phil 7: Existentialism in Literature and Film - Spring 2006. The course will be organized around various attempts to reinterpret the Judeo/Christian God, and to determine in what sense, if at all, such a God is still a living God. We will study Dostoyevsky's and Kierkegaard's attempts to preserve a non-theological version of the God of Christianity, as well as Nietzche's attempt to save us from belief in any version of God offered by our tradition. We will view and discuss three films that deal
Could You Be An Architect? Part 3 of 5
In Part 3 in a five-part series, Doug Patt answers the question of why proficiency at language is important if you would like to become an architect. (02:12)
The politics of Aids
Dr Peter Piot, Director of the Institute for Global Health, Imperial College, draws on his experience at the United Nations to explain why Aids needs business to provide the leadership of the future. Good leadership, he says, is about running programmes not based on opinion polls but on what is good for society.
Light Ice Heavy Water Experiment
Find out the science behind Light Ice Heavy Water by using this experiment. This video guides the viewer through the steps on how to recreate this experiment. (1:11)
Biomedical Engineering and the Human Body
Human beings are fascinating and complex living organisms a symphony of different functional systems working in concert. Through a nine-lesson series with hands-on activities students are introduced to seven systems of the human body skeletal, muscular, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, sensory, and reproductive as well as genetics. At every stage, they are also introduced to engineers' creative, real-world involvement in caring for the human body.
E-Portfolio Toolkit - Booklet
This E-Portfolio Toolkit is based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University. We use an E-Portfolio to assess our students on their period abroad because we think it encourages them to fully engage with culture(s) and language of the target country and to reflect on the resulting cultural and linguistic development. As part of our project, we have also developed a set of learning activities and materials,