Transforming risky 'business-as-usual' scenarios into a more sustainable future
Climate change and sustainable development are interlinked problems that pose serious challenges. Although the issues are complex, both problems could be solved together, provided we begin immediately, says Professor Mohan Munasinghe, co-winner of the 2007 Nobel Prize for Peace for scientific contributions related to climate change and sustainable development.
Environmental degradation: Counting the cost of rapid economic growth
Bad air, polluted water, depleted resources and global warming. These are some of the emerging hallmarks of Asia’s booming growth in recent years. From Beijing to Bangalore and beyond, the consequences of industrial development are tainting the region’s environment.
Reflections on Character and Leadership; On the Couch with Manfred Kets de Vries
Here, Kets de Vries looks at entrepreneurship, the pathology of leadership, and the personality of the leader. The reader will visit the disturbed inner worlds of leaders like Alexander the Great, Shaka Zulu and Robert Maxwell, discover how to distinguish between a cold fish and a live volcano, and identify impostors, despots, organizational fools and global leaders.
The book highlights the basic principles of the clinical paradigmâ€”the process of putting organizations and the in
Why Study...James Ussher with Professor Alan Ford
Ussher (1581-1656) is now principally remembered for just one thing: giving the date of the creation as 4004 B.C.! In this video Prof Alan Ford sets him in his context as a great Protestant scholar who made contributions to patristics, biblical studies, and the church and society of his time.
Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi
The aim of the lecture will be to do demonstrate the need to challenge continuing traditional images of leaders, often depicted at the apex of things, on top of a hill or at the centre of a complex web of activity. I will argue that those nominated as leaders MUST become aware of what I will call the leader's conundrum and complement their inspiration with 99 x perspiration. To appreciate this call, attendees to the lecture as respectfully asked to do the following just before the lecture: a.
Peace of Paris (1783)
Video accompanied with text. "After Yorktown, the citizens of Britain tired of the war in the American colonies. They were also greatly in debt and had suffered immense losses in India, the West Indies, Asia, and Africa. In February 1782, the House of Commons voted against continuing the war, and in March 1782 Lord North resigned, ending the rule of King George III. The new ministry included old friends of the Americans and was headed by Lord Rockingham who was prepared to negotiate a peace sett
The Dic-Dic-Dictionary This song is from the record "What's the Good Word." The video/picture does not change. Song starts with a person explaining how the dictionary began then proceeds into song and explains what a dictionary is, what it contains, and why you use it. Video would be more interesting if picture changed, but quality of song is good. Good for early elementary students. This is 1960s vintage. (2:36)
This song is from the record "What's the Good Word." The video/picture does not change. Song starts with a person explaining how the dictionary began then proceeds into song and explains what a dictionary is, what it contains, and why you use it. Video would be more interesting if picture changed, but quality of song is good. Good for early elementary students. This is 1960s vintage. (2:36)
Checklist - Language Assistantship
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
'For a brief period, after the conquests of Alexander the Great, it became the most powerful state in the world' (Macedonia, Wikipedia, 2009). This history channel documentary is suitable for older middle and high school students. (WARNING: There may be scenes of war.)
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn semester 2009 Infections are a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The body fights infection through the functions of the immune system, whose power has been harnessed by the development of vaccination (immunisation). Suitable for study at: Undergraduate levels 1 and 2. Dr Ian Todd, School of Molecular Medical Sciences Dr Ian Todd is Associate Professor & Reader in Cellular Im
Behavior and Policy #3-2 Measurement, Methods and Technology
MIT class 11.S942 Behavior and Policy: Transportation Research Seminar, Spring 2014 2/19/2014 Class 3-2: Measurement, Methods and Technology Prof. Jinhua Zhao Guest Speaker: Dr. Emile Bruneau
UNSWTV - brain food for beautiful minds
Into animation or innovation? Want to see what some of Australia's best young minds are up to? Be inspired. Come to us for Animation Mondays, Innovation Thursdays and engage with the inspiring next gen of innovators, entrepreneurs, designers and thinkers. This is UNSWTV. Brain food for beautiful minds. Subscribe and let us feed your thirst for knowledge. http:://www.youtube.com/unsw Subscribe to www.youtube.com/unsw
Literary Festival 2013: Art in Conflict [Audio]
Speaker(s): Pat Barker | Moving from the Slade School of Art to Queen Mary's Hospital, where surgery and art intersect in the rebuilding of the shattered faces of the wounded, Pat Barker’s latest novel Toby's Room is a riveting drama of identity, damage, intimacy and loss. This event will explore art’s responsibility to war, and the links between art, literature, science and history. Pat Barker was born in Thornaby-on-Tees in 1943. She was educated at LSE and has been a teacher of history an
Understanding Logical Statements, Part 5 of 5
In a conversational tone, Sal Khan offers an ending commentary to his series about mathematical logic statements. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (03:28)
Understanding Logical Statements, Part 1 of 5
"Identify the hypothesis and conclusion of the following statement, and determine whether the statement is always, sometimes, or never true." In this video, Sal Khan offers an introduction to understanding mathematical logic statements. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (03:53)
SAT Tips Tricks and Strategies Cosmonauts walk in space Introduction to European politics Microsoft and Yahoo: Does It Make Sense (and Will It Work)?
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Russian cosmonauts conduct a spacewalk on the International Space Station to prepare the outpost for future assembly work. Katharine Jackson reports.
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2009 This module seeks to provide students with an understanding of the rationale and key stages of European integration, as well as of the institutions of the European Union and its functioning. Topics covered will include an overview of the History of European integration, key approaches to integration, the main institutions (Council, Commission, Court of Justice, European Parliament
On Friday, February 1, Microsoft announced it was making an unsolicited bid to acquire Yahoo for $44.6 billion in cash and stock, a 62% premium over Yahoo's stock price at the time. Yahoo is officially "evaluating" the offer and, according to reports, is talking to other companies as possible suitors. Meanwhile, Google seems determined to derail the deal, stating that it finds the proposed acquisition "troubling" and offering to help Yahoo come up with other options. Does the deal make sense, an
Cosmonauts walk in space
Introduction to European politics
Microsoft and Yahoo: Does It Make Sense (and Will It Work)?