The European Council
This unit will give you a basic understanding of EU law and the interaction between EU and domestic law. It will provide a brief explanation of the European Convention on Human Rights and other European legislation, as well as the background to such institutions as the European Council, the European Commission, the European Parliament and the European Court of Justice.
National Health Reform Series 3 Can local networks make a difference to primary health care
Professor Ian Chubb, Vice-Chancellor of The Australian National University, and the Honourable Warren Snowdon MP, Minister for Indigenous Health, Rural and Regional Health and Regional Services Delivery, launched the National Health Reform Series in Committee Room 2s1, Parliament House, Canberra on 19 November at 10.30am. The topic of the launch event was, 'Can we fix the health system without reforming the workforce?' The series is being presented by ANU and supported by the Australian Primary
Philip Cowley, Reader in the University’s School of Politics and International Relations, was recently nominated for the Times Higher young researcher of the year award. In this podcast, Philip discusses his research into back bench rebellions within the British parliament. Philip describes his research as practical politics, linking academic research to the real world of political debate. Since the British Labour party’s re-election with a reduced majority of 66 MPs in May 2005, some back b
Philip Cowley, Reader in the University's School of Politics and International Relations, was recently nominated for the Times Higher young researcher of the year award. In this podcast, Philip discusses his research into back bench rebellions within the British parliament. Philip describes his research as practical politics, linking academic research to the real world of political debate. Since the British Labour party's re-election with a reduced majority of 66 MPs in May 2005, some back benc
Savannah, Georgia: The Lasting Legacy of Colonial City Planning
describes the establishing of Georgia as a colony in America and the design of the settlement. When a friend in jail for debt died there, General James Oglethorpe, a member of the House of Commons, asked Parliament for an investigation into the suffering of debtors in London jails. A committee concluded ...
The Great Stink - History of sewage - Thames River Water
Thames Water commissioned this short film mark the 150th anniversary of The Great Stink. In the hot summer of 1858, the stench of sewage in the River Thames so offended MPs that Parliament was suspended and the Government agreed to "take immediate measures for abating the dangerous nuisance caused by the noxious state of the Thames". A leading Victorian engineer, Sir Joseph Bazalgette, was commissioned to design and build a system of sewers which would remove the sewage from the Thames, sending
The Mark Steel Lectures-Descartes 1/3 Written and delivered by Mark Steel, each lecture presents persuasive, yet witty, arguments for the importance of Descartes. Mark Steel looks at Descartes life and philosophy. He starts with some background about Descartes. He also discusses Aristotle and his thoughts and how Parliament instructed people not to attack his thoughts. Descartes said his best ideas would come if he was clear of all distractions, he said his clea
Written and delivered by Mark Steel, each lecture presents persuasive, yet witty, arguments for the importance of Descartes. Mark Steel looks at Descartes life and philosophy. He starts with some background about Descartes. He also discusses Aristotle and his thoughts and how Parliament instructed people not to attack his thoughts. Descartes said his best ideas would come if he was clear of all distractions, he said his clea
Is there a Crisis in World Journalism? Dr Suzanne Franks
Suzanne Franks is Director of Research at Kent University’s Centre for Journalism. At the start of her journalism career she worked with the BBC as a researcher on documentaries and then joined the Television Current Affairs department, producing programmes such as Newsnight, Watchdog, The Money Programme and Panorama. In the 1990s she started an independent production company, Sevenday Productions, which was awarded the first outside contract for the televising of Parliament. She was based in
Faith and Politics in a Diverse Society - Baroness Amos
Baroness Valarie Amos’s political career began in 1981 where she worked in Equal Opportunities, Training and Management Services until 1989. She was a co-founder of Amos Fraser Bernard, and director (1995-1998) where she advised the South African Government on public service reform, human rights and employment equality. She was created a life peer in 1997 by Tony Blair. From 1998-2001 she was a government whip in the House of Lords. She was appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Fo
Politics in 60 seconds. The Labour Party
Professor Steven Fielding defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on the labour party. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Professor Steven Fielding, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Steven Fielding is Professor of Political History and Director of the Centre for British Politics: CBP at The University of Notti
40 a - SCIENTA - LATINE ET ANGLICE
Vocabulary Building: Latin words to do with: knowledge wisdom ignorance stupidity cunning investigation school education pupils learning culture politeness impoliteness thought opinion comprehension error
Displacement Week: "Forum on the University of Chicago and Hyde Park/Kenwood/Woodlawn" (video)
A panel discussion with Susan Cambell: University of Chicago Office of Community Affairs; Bryan Echols: MAGIC; Mattie Butler: Woodlawn East Community and Neighbors.
Parliament in Crisis: 1832 and 2009
Parliament in Crisis: 1832 and 2009
Declaration of Independence
Hear the Declaration of Independence read in its entirety by Thomas Jefferson interpreter Bill Barker.
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UMMC Physician Profile: Marcelo G. Cardarelli, M.D.
This two-minute video introduces viewers to Marcelo G. Cardarelli, M.D., an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and director of pediatric cardiac surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Cardarelli's special interests include pediatric cardiac surgery, adult cardiac surgery and the Ross Procedure in children and adults. Watch this video to learn more about his practice at UMMC. Related Links: Dr. Marcelo Cardarelli http://www.umm.ed
Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainable source of water for the future. In the UK there area areas where water supplies are limited, shown by recent droughts. Globally, there are many areas that do not have enought water to support the currently population adequately. Decisions will have to be made on the best way to use water in a
2.1 The sensible body
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the approach to medicine was vastly different from today. Health is now recognised, at least in most European countries, as a universal right, but what was it like in the past? How did social and political boundaries affect access to treatment, and what were the treatments of the day? This unit examines how Scottish healthcare institutions were influenced by these underlying social, economic, political and cultural contexts.
ESD.712 Tools for Analysis: Design for Real Estate and Infrastructure Development (MIT)
This course is an introduction to the analytical tools that support design and decision-making in real estate and infrastructure development. There is a particular focus on identifying and valuing sources of flexibility using “real options”, Monte-Carlo simulation, and other techniques from the field of engineering systems. This course integrates economic and engineering perspectives, and is suitable for students with various backgrounds. It serves to provide useful preparation for t