Science, Faith and Postmodernism
Prof. Roger Trigg : Course
The Rationality of Science
Prof. Roger Trigg : Course
The Search for Extra-Terrestrial Life
Revd Dr Rodney Holder : Course
Turning Risk into Opportunity: An insider's guide to entrepreneurial strategy [Audio]
Speaker(s): Sir Ronald Cohen | Sir Ronald Cohen is a founder of the private-equity industry in Europe and one of the world's leading private equity investors. At the age of 26, he co-founded the firm that became Apax Partners. When he stepped down from the chairmanship thirty-three years later, Apax was the largest global private-equity firm founded in Europe. He is currently chairman of Bridges Ventures and The Portland Trust. He was knighted in 2001 for his services to venture capital.
The Invisible Cure: Africa, the West and the Fight against AIDS [Audio]
Speaker(s): Helen Epstein | This lecture is one event in the LSEAIDS series of Public Lectures on HIV/AIDS, Infectious Diseases and Reproductive Health funded by the Department for International Development (DFID).
The Two Faces of Asia: bridging the gap between high growth economies and the poor [Audio]
Speaker(s): Rajat M. Nag | Despite impressive growth over the past few decades, the Asia Pacific region is still home to two-thirds of the world's poor. In many Asian countries, the gap between rich and poor is widening and policymakers are faced with extraordinary challenges in closing this gap and spreading the benefits of growth to the most vulnerable in their societies. Rising fuel and food prices have exacerbated these inequities and placed millions more on the edge of poverty. The Managing
The Global Economic Crisis - Meeting the Challenge [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Tim Besley, Professor Francesco Caselli; Professor Chris; Professor Danny Quah | A panel discussion on the current global economic crisis: its origins, transmission, and possible impact and resolution. Tim Besley, Francesco Caselli, Chris Pissarides and Danny Quah are all economics professors at LSE.
Flexible Employment, Stable Society? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Wolfgang Streeck | How does the de-regulation of employment relate to the evolution of other social structures, in particular the family? And what are the consequences for the role of the state in society?
Deciding our Future in Copenhagen: will the world rise to the challenge of climate change? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Lord Stern | Nick Stern is IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government at LSE and chairman of LSE's new Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment. He also directs the Asia Research Centre and the India Observatory at LSE. He was Chief Economist of the World Bank (2000-2003), then Head of the UK Government Economic Service and led a Review of the Economics of Climate Change which was published in October 2006. In October 2007 he was appointed to th
Towards a New Financial System [Audio]
Speaker(s): José Viñals | Editor's note: Unfortunately this lecture was interrupted by a fire alarm, the first 35 minutes of the lecture have been recorded. José Viñals was appointed to the position of Financial Counsellor and Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department of the International Monetary Fund on April 15, 2009. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Viñals was Deputy Governor at the Bank of Spain from July 2006.
Ten Years After Milosevic: How can Serbia Contribute to the Stabilisation of the Western Balkans? [A
Speaker(s): Zoran Vujic, Zoran Jeftic, Sonja Stojanovic, Bojan Brkic | Zoran Vujic is Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs. Zoran Jeftic is Deputy Minister of Defence. Sonja Stojanovic is Director of the Belgrade Centre for Security Policy. Bojan Brkic is Deputy Editor in Chief of Radio Television Serbia.
Has Fairtrade Asked for Enough? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Adam Brett, Deborah Doane, Julia Clark, Robin Murray | In this discussion event, a range of speakers look back over 15 years of the Fairtrade Mark and consider whether the movement for a fairer trading system has been ambitious enough. Is Fairtrade catalysing broader social change? Should Fairtrade be working with big corporates and retailers? Is Fairtrade moving producers up the value chain? Is it time to make the rules harder? Adam Brett co-founded Tropical Wholefoods, and is a dir
This animation does not have a narrator so the sound can be muted. It is 1:22 minutes long. Not much depth.
3.5 Design of the bridge
The I-35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis in August 2007, resulting in at least 13 deaths, illustrates the importance of structural integrity. This unit looks at the investigation that followed the collapse of the Silver Bridge over the Ohio River in 1967 which demonstrates how the study of safe design and the assessment of components and structures under load is of increasing importance in engineering design.
Designed products surround us all and range from bus tickets to buildings. This unit focuses firmly on usability and the increasingly important phenomenon of people-centred design. It aims to inform consumers of design (i.e., all of us) about this crucial characteristic of design. The unit is derived from the Open University course T211 on Design and Designing, but as well as stimulating interest in areas of concern for producers of design it might also provide an introduction to engineering, ma
1.2.10 Key points Diagrams can be helpful in: understanding a situation; analysing a situation; communicating with others about that analysis; planning to deal with a situation, both logically and creatively; and implementing, monitoring and evaluating those plans. They are therefore used at different times and in different ways within the same investigation and many investigative meth
Diagrams can be helpful in:
understanding a situation;
analysing a situation;
communicating with others about that analysis;
planning to deal with a situation, both logically and creatively; and
implementing, monitoring and evaluating those plans.
They are therefore used at different times and in different ways within the same investigation and many investigative meth
e-Bug : Alles over microben e-Bug is een gratis, Europees pakket voor leerlingen en leraars over micro-organismen, hygiëne, antibioticagebruik en vaccinaties. Doelgroepen zijn leerlingen van 9-12 jaar en leerlingen van 14-16 jaar.
e-Bug biedt een reeks …
e-Bug is een gratis, Europees pakket voor leerlingen en leraars over micro-organismen, hygiëne, antibioticagebruik en vaccinaties. Doelgroepen zijn leerlingen van 9-12 jaar en leerlingen van 14-16 jaar.
Upper Intermediate Series S2 #25 - How Can You Make Spanish Things Smaller?
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Wow! You just checked out your profile in the mirror of your Mexican hotel room, and you mutter to yourself in Spanish, “Geez, time has not been kind.” You wonder out loud in Spanish, “What can I do to minimize this belly while I’m on vacation here in Cancun?” You remember [...]
20-Year Arctic Summer Seasonal Surface Temperature Trend
Here the 20-year seasonal surface temperature trend for the summer is shown over the Arctic region. This animation shows the warming and cooling regions in steps from the regions of least change to the areas of greatest change. Blue hues indicate cooling regions; red hues depict warming. Light regions indicate less change while darker regions indicate more. The temperature scale used ranges from -0.4 to +0.4 degrees Celsius in increments of .02 degrees. (See color bar below)