Northern Ireland on the brink?
 Is there going to be a deal done in Northern Ireland?

Professor Stefan Wolff lays out the impasse between the politicians over the issue of policing and judicial matters in Northern Ireland.

Professor Wolff is an expert on international conflict and conflict resolution in the School of Politics and International Relations at the University.www.nottingha
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Gordon Brown: 'moral coward?'
 In the latest pre-election volley David Cameron has accused Gordon Brown of 'moral cowardice' on the issue of the deficit, calling on him to make cuts, and not spend.

The Prime Minister though has hit back saying he has been proven right and will continue with his strategy on the economy.

Professor Steven Fielding looks at the latest in the build-up to Election 2010 and looks ahead to the Iraq inquiry,
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Registrarism Ep.11 - The dos and don'ts of honorary degrees
 In this podcast, the Registrar - Dr Paul Greatrix - takes a look at honorary degrees, in light of recent awards by US universities to Barack Obama.

Apart from questioning the wisdom of honouring a serving politician, Dr Greatrix looks at the value of the honorary degree, and what makes the Nottingham award unique.

The Registrarism blog, which comments on a variety of issues in Higher Education, is availa
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Rebuilding parliament
 Will there be reform in Parliament or will the election put the process on hold? Reformer and Shadow Business Secretary the Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke, looks ahead to the election and weighs up possible outcomes.

Mr Clarke was recently at the University to speak in the Centre for British Politics' Spring Seminar Series

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Parliament: hung, drawn and quartered?
 The City has warned a hung parliament could spell further trouble for the economy, but would it be such a bad thing?

Cross Bench Peer, Lord David Ownen, talks to the Podcast about his feelings on the subject and why a hung parliament is almost needed at time of crisis.

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Blast off for new space age building
 In this video see the brand new Nottingham Geospatial Building, a high tech hub where research and business work hand in hand to develop new technologies.

The Government Minister for Higher Education, the Rt Hon David Lammy MP, officially opened the building and shares his impressions of the NGB and the valuable work going on in it.

The NGB is a £9 million world-class centre of excellence in globa
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A portrait of Alan Sillitoe
 In this video Dr Edward Sellman, a lecturer in Education, talks about meeting and painting the late Alan Sillitoe.

The famous Nottingham author recently passed away at the age of 82. His most famous work was the novel 'Saturday Night and Sunday Morning.'

In this video Dr Sellman explains how he came to meet the great writer and how the idea for the portrait came about.

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Gordon Brown's election pledges
 In this video Professor Paul Heywood analyses the Labour Party's election pledges, announced by Gordon Brown at a recent visit to The University of Nottingham.

Visiting the University's Jubilee Campus on Saturday, March 27th, Gordon Brown pledged to secure the nation's economic recovery, raise family living standards, build a high-tech knowledge economy, protect frontline services and strengthen fairness in communities.

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10 things I hate about you

Before the election Professor Philip Cowley predicted ten things he would hate about the election's coverage in the media.

In this podcast he goes back to see what he got right, and what he got wrong.

Professor Cowley is Professor of Parliamentary Government in the School of Politics and International Relations.


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Welcome to Pharmatopia @ Nottingham, a dedicated Pharmacy project on the University's Second Life island.
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Michael Kremer discusses issues surrounding reform of education systems in developing countries based on evidence from studies on incentive mechanisms, peer effects and other interventions.
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IGC Growth Week 2010 - Mobile Phones for Development
This is an overview of Professor Cusumano's new book Staying Power: Six Enduring Principles for Managing Strategy and Innovation in an Uncertain World|, prepared for the 2009 Oxford Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies. The focus is on how managers can tackle the simultaneous challenge of "innovation and commoditization" in markets often subject to unpredictable change and disruption. Professor Cusumano positions each principle against other concepts associated with 'best practices' and comp
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Futurelab - Teachers Learning with Digital Technologies: A review of research and projects
If we are interested in changing education, we need more than ever to be interested in teacher education, teacher knowledge and teacher learning. If we want to encourage different approaches to teaching and learning, and new relationships between pupils and teachers, we need to understand the ways in which teachers come to learn, adapt and make such new approaches a reality. This review aims to provide an overview of the research on teacher education, and a roadmap for how this might best be sup
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Construction d'une base de connaissances et d'une banque de ressources pour le domaine du téléappr
This article sets the foundation for the development of a knowledge base and a resource (learning object) repository in the domain of telelearning, enabling researchers to reference resources in this domain using standard specifications based on domain ontology and to integrate them according to a set of research or teaching activities. The resources are referenced with metadata based on domain ontology and their search is guided by use cases describing activities where these resources are used
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Exploring the global history of homicide and massacre
In this video Professor Rod Broadhurst of the ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences discusses these issues with Professor Pieter Spierenburg who challenges the current view that our modern world is more lethal than ever. Professor Spierenburg argues that despite the mass murder we associate with modernity our planet is not as violent as in the past and that we are living in less violent times. The history of homicide has given rise to contradictory views about the trends in lethal violence. Wh
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