2013 Three Minute Thesis Winner - Sharon Savage
Sharon Savage (School of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine) gives her winning presentation in the 2013 UNSW Three Minute Thesis Competition - "Giving words new life in dementia". With just three minutes to give a compelling presentation on their thesis topic and its significance, the 3MT competition requires PhD and Research Masters candidates to consolidate their ideas and crystallise their research discoveries. The annual event is organised by the Graduate Research School http://researc
Personality and values
Welcome to ‘Personality and Values’, one of several ‘Futures’ workbooks, which help you choose and prepare a career route after graduation. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your personality type and work values as a step toward choosing work
18.155 Differential Analysis (MIT)
This is the first semester of a two-semester sequence on Differential Analysis. Topics include fundamental solutions for elliptic; hyperbolic and parabolic differential operators; method of characteristics; review of Lebesgue integration; distributions; fourier transform; homogeneous distributions; asymptotic methods.
21W.730-4 Expository Writing: Analyzing Mass Media (MIT)
This course focuses on developing and refining the skills that will you need to express your voice more effectively as an academic writer. As a focus for our writing this semester, this course explores what it means to live in the age of mass media. We will debate the power of popular American media in shaping our ideas of self, family and community and in defining social issues. Throughout the semester, students will focus on writing as a process of drafting and revising to create essays that a
Automation of Passive Solar Design System
This research, focus on the automation of passive solar design system using computational method. The quantitative nature of passive solar design system makes the automation possible. The automation is done in stages, because implementing the passive solar design system is not an isolated process, but intertwined with the overall design process. The first phase of automation concentrates in conceptual stage, to avoid major deviations in later stages of the design. The conceptual stage use Eco-gr
Economic Update: Banks and Austerity
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17.432 Causes of War: Theory and Method (MIT)
This course explores the causes of modern war with a focus on preventable causes. Course readings cover theoretical, historical, and methodological topics. Major theories of war are explored and assessed in the first few weeks of the class, asking at each stage "are these good theories?" and "how could they be tested?" Basic social scientific inference -- what are theories? What are good theories? How should theories be framed and tested? -- and case study methodology are also discussed. The sec
Korean War ( The road to Seoul ) 5/15
Korean War - The road to Seoul Video gives history of the war. See Korea as the soldiers saw it. Pictures are real and may be disturbing. (CAUTION: Scenes of executions and dead bodies)
Identify and Sort Basic Geometric Shapes
Learn about circles, squares, triangles and rectangles. A circle is round, a triangle has three sides, a square had four sides that are all the same size and a rectangle has four sides with two the same size and two more that are a different size.
Specific applications of sensors for photonic and imaging. (Optique Pour l'Ingénieur : Capteurs à
Once an object is placed in the beam of a laser diode, a part of the beam reflected by the latter is retro-injected in the active cavity of the diode and disrupts the physical properties of it. This disruption which is shown principally by a modification of the frequency of the emission power of the diode is known as the phenomenon of “self-mixing” Long considered as a parasitic phenomenon, notably in telecommunication by optical fibres, we will present its exploitation for metrological ends
Johns Hopkins Story Swap - Hamster Burial
Sadie Howes '11 recounts to her parents, Marcia Howes '86 and Kevin Howes '85, how she and her friends -- in their desire to find a suitable place to bury their deceased hamster -- settled on the university president's garden.
Driehaus Prize Award Ceremony Colloquium
The 2012 Driehaus Prize Award Ceremony Colloquium featuring moderator and host Geoffrey Baer, Architecture critic and Driehaus Prize Juror Paul Goldberger, and laureates Michael Graves and Elizabeth Barlow Rogers on the topic of "Looking to the Past" on March 24, 2012, at the John B. Murphy Auditorium.
Science Nation - Evolution in Action
By: nsf Professor Lawrence Gilbert and his team at the University of Texas at Austin have discovered a population of tropical butterflies that exemplify "evolution in action," and a rare research opportunity. Gilbert says they may be witnessing a species of butterfly splitting into two different species. For more information and more ScienceNation videos, go to http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/index.jsp
Depositing web links in JorumOpen
This short video demonstrates how to deposit web links in JorumOpen, the Jorum collection for Open Educational Resources (OER). A separate video is available on depositing files. This is one of a series of vidcasts on using JorumOpen, including searching for resources. A suitable MP4 player is needed to view this video.
Joshua Chapter 21 - New International Version of the Bible
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Joshua, Chapter 21, from the New International Version of the Bible. Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects. No moving images.
3-Axis CNC Milling in Architectural Design
Physical scale models still have a role in architectural design. 3-axis CNC milling provides one way of making scale models both for study purposes and for presentation in durable materials such as wood. We present some types of scale models, the methods for creating them and the place in the design process that scale models occupy. We provide an overview of CNC milling procedures and issues and we describe the process of how one can creatively develop appropriate methods for milling different t
8.321 Quantum Theory I (MIT)
8.321 is the first semester of a two-semester subject on quantum theory, stressing principles. Topics covered include: Hilbert spaces, observables, uncertainty relations, eigenvalue problems and methods for solution thereof, time-evolution in the Schrodinger, Heisenberg, and interaction pictures, connections between classical and quantum mechanics, path integrals, quantum mechanics in EM fields, angular momentum, time-independent perturbation theory, density operators, and quantum measurement.
4.195 Special Problems in Architectural Design (MIT)
This class focuses on representation tools used by architects during the design process and attempts to discuss the relationship they develop with the object of design. Representation plays a key role in architectural design, not only as a medium of conveying and narrating a determined meaning or a preconceived idea, but also as a code of creating new meaning, while the medium seeks to establish a relationship with itself. In this sense, mediums of representation, as external parameters to the d
Automatic Procedures for Bio-Climatic Control
The experiences illustrated here are related to the new regulation of teaching architecture in Italy and these ones in particular have been concentrated on the technological aspects of teaching architecture. We can consider the evolution of the architect from the individual operator to the manager multi- disciplinary aspects of the building process ( building process manager) as a reality today. Information technology, specifically applied to bio-climatic architecture and environmental control,
The Atlanta Riot
Although a prosperous African-American middle class had emerged in Atlanta by the early 1900s, it was understood by both whites and blacks that Atlanta was a tense and highly segregated city. In 1906, on the heels of the Thomas Dixon play The Clansmen, newspapers began falsely reporting assaults of white women by black men, leading to the Atlanta Riot. This segment from The Rise and Fall of Jim Crowdescribes the events leading up to the riot, and its impact on the black civil rights le