Former Secretary of State and MIT alum, George Shultz returned to MIT to accept the Robert A. Muh Award for his noteworthy achievements. In this talk he reflects on his time at MIT and expresses appreciation for the lessons he learned at MIT that influence him to this day.
Reflecting on the current state of the world, he discussed the comple
Yes We Must: Achieve Diversity through Leadership-Keynote
Two “sisters” -- both university chiefs -- celebrate the victory of the first African-American U.S. President, but remind listeners that American institutions have not yet achieved the full measure of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream.
MIT, which prides itself on inventing the future, says Susan Hockfield, must
Portuguese studies review
The PSR is a peer reviewed journal devoted to promoting interdisciplinary scholarly study of the countries, regions, and communities that share, build on, or are transforming a Portuguese or Brazilian legacy. The PSR promotes a critical understanding of the historical and current evolution of political, economic, social and cultural networks incorporating Portugal, Brazil, and other lusophone countries. The journal, launched in 1991 by Trent University (Ontario, Canada) is published biannually,
Bulletin of the Polytechnic Institute of Jassy, construction : architecture section
The Bulletin of the Polytechnic Institute of Jassy, Construction, Architecture Section is an online journal from Romania that publishes interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed papers on "theoretical and applied research related to building materials and equipments, structural mechanics, roads and foundation". Although the Bulletin itself publishes scientific articles, covering all the fields from Mathematics to Social Sciences, the Construction, Architecture section of the bulletin covers a wide range
[University of Northumbria Cultural Policy Collection]
This Web resource offers a searchable database of the Cultural Policy Collection at the University of Northumbria. This comprises the archives of Visual Arts UK 1996 (a celebration of the Visual Arts throughout the North of England), the English Regional Arts Boards (1967-2002) and Year of the Artist (YOTA) national award (1992-1999). The database is searchable by organisation, person or subject keyword and the results provide brief information about the archives. The collection is part of the U
Jews and the graphic novel
'Jews and the Graphic Novel' is a 22-page documentary comic book created and written by David Gantz. This comic is free to read online, and offers a condensed history of the immense contribution made by American Jewish men to the art and craft of the comic book in the 20th century. The author has the advantage of having worked in the industry since the 1940s, and there is particular focus on the impact of the Second World War on the industry. In 22 pages, this free online comic can only scratch
Miranda is an open access full-text ejournal, published from the University of Toulouse, France. Themed peer-reviewed issues explore... "social and cultural practices of the English-speaking world". At May 2010 there is one issue available, a substantial issue on Charles Darwin and his legacy / Thomas Hardy and Science beyond Darwin. Articles are in either French or English, and are in HTML format. Example English articles in the first issue include: 'Darwin in Wonderland: evolution, involuti
South African Journal of Bioethics and Law
The South African Journal of Bioethics & Law is a twice yearly, peer reviewed, open access journal which began publication in 2008. Its' scope includes bioethics, health law, research regulation, health policy, and human rights in clinical practice. Tables of contents are listed for each issue with links to an abstract and full text of each article. There is also a search function for articles, which can additionally be browsed by author and title.
Started by Oxford Journals in 2009, AoB PLANTS is an online, open-access journal publishing papers on all aspects of plant biology, including palaeobotany, and covering micro-organisms and animals where their impact on plants is central. Papers are peer-reviewed before publication, after which readers are able to submit comments through the medium of E-LETTERS which provides a published exchange of views. NB There is as yet very little content in this journal.
International journal of recent trends in engineering (IJRTE) There is an author index as well as information on the editorial board. The site can be searched. IJRTE is a peer-reviewed journal published twice a year in cooperation with the Association of Computer Electronics & Electrical Engineers.
This journal site includes tables of contents and pdf format full text articles from 2009 onwards covering civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, electronics and computer science.
There is an author index as well as information on the editorial board. The site can be searched. IJRTE is a peer-reviewed journal published twice a year in cooperation with the Association of Computer Electronics & Electrical Engineers.
ACM Transactions on Computing Education
Tables of contents and abstracts are available for this journal publishing peer-reviewed, archival papers in computing education. Electronic access is free to all current ACM members. Access to full-text articles is by subscription or pay per-view. Digital Library subscribers have access to the full-texts of all journal articles.
Journal of public economics
The Journal of Public Economics is a peer reviewed academic journal in the field of economics. It aims to encourage original scientific contributions on the problems of public economics, with particular emphasis on the application of modern economic theory and methods of quantitative analysis. It provides a forum for discussion of public policy of interest to an international readership. Users should check to see whether their institution has a subscription to the journal.
American journal of agricultural economics
The American Journal of Agricultural Economics is a peer reviewed academic journal produced by the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA). It covers topics such as the economics of agriculture and food, natural resources and the environment, or rural and community development throughout the world. Users should check with their institution to see if they subscribe to this journal.
Election 2010 blog
This blog was created by staff and researchers at the School of Politics and International Relations at The University of Nottingham. It contains political analysis and comment on the campaigns, politics and conduct of the UK 2010 general election.
Assuming Gender is an electronic, international, peer-reviewed academic journal produced from the Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory, Cardiff University that features cutting-edge research in feminist theories, queer theories, critical and cultural theory, literature, film studies, sociology and other relevant fields.
Theory and Practice of Sports Development: A European Perspective
Organised by PE and Sports Development Research Unit, to be held at Nottingham Trent University, School of Arts, Humanities and Education Nottingham United Kingdom from 2009-09-03 to 2009-09-04
PhD Networking Conference : Exploring Tourism III : Issues in PhD Research
Organised by Christel DeHaan Tourism and Travel Research Institute (TTRI), to be held at University of Nottingham Nottingham United Kingdom from 2009-07-01 to 2009-07-02
CareerWise – Mentoring and CPD
This video clip from Teachers TV is concerned with mentoring and co-coaching in the training and professional development of teachers. It consists of contributions from senior managers, classroom practitioners as well as professional and academic experts in the field, who share their experiences of mentoring and co-coaching and thereby present a diverse range of perspectives.
The European Educational Research Journal
The European Educational Research Journal (EERJ) is a ‘a peer-refereed international journal devoted to Europeanization in educational research'. Articles from the EERJ are freely available online once they have been published for eighteen months. More recent articles are freely available as abstracts only.
Transferring a model for improving the ability of design & technology PGCE trainee teachers to teach
This project concerned trainees’ ability to teach designing. An earlier study fully reported elsewhere found that a curriculum intervention in the training programme enhanced PGCE students’ ability to teach designing. The earlier study also revealed that the enhancement was less effective for those students specialising in food technology or electronic and communication technology (ECT). The current project investigated the issue of designing within food technology and transfer of a curric