Maps and plans, architects and engineers, drawings, graphs and tables: all are models we use in everyday life. This unit will introduce you to the modelling process enabling you to recognise that systems models may be used in different ways as part of a process for: improving understanding of a situation; identifying problems or formulating opportunities and supporting decision making.
2014 Mead Film "Vultures of Tibet" Trailer
This deeply affecting film illustrates the ideological issues facing modern Tibet through the sacred funeral tradition of Sky Burial, in which Tibetans ritually feed their dead to wild Griffon Vultures. Rampant commercialization of culture has led to visitors photographing and filming private ceremonies against families’ wishes; a portrait emerges of a country caught in the crossfire of tradition and tourism. Screening: Friday October 24, 9:30PM (Kaufmann) Length: 21 min Director: Russell Bus
What is the Creative Economy?
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3.2 Sub-state forms of nationalism The advancement of democracy in contemporary Western nation-states and the intensification of globalisation processes have encouraged the re-emergence of nationalist movements representing oppressed or silenced nations that demand the right to self-determination. In the case of ethnic groups formed by people of immigrant origin, democracy has provided them with the tools to pursue the right to develop and practice their indigenous culture and language alongside those of the host country. One
The advancement of democracy in contemporary Western nation-states and the intensification of globalisation processes have encouraged the re-emergence of nationalist movements representing oppressed or silenced nations that demand the right to self-determination. In the case of ethnic groups formed by people of immigrant origin, democracy has provided them with the tools to pursue the right to develop and practice their indigenous culture and language alongside those of the host country. One
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Tan Table
Calculate the height of a building, Tan Table
Virtual Maths, Cylinder Voids - Calculating volume
Interactive simulation with exercises and video demonstrating the use of auger piling and showing how to calculate the volume of cocrete needed to fill the cylindrical voids.
Professor Germaine Greer - An Insight - Full Interview
Warning: Explicit Content Professor Germaine Greer delivered the 2010 Winifred Mercier public lecture at Leeds Met on Tuesday March 23. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcast
Kit's Coty House AL2400/033/01 Kit's Coty House, Aylesford, Kent. Attributed to Flaxman Charles John Spurrell (1842a1915) Albumen print 1880. Flaxman Spurrell's photograph album contains two photographs of Kit's Coty House, the remains of a Neolithic long barrow and burial chamber. The first one, taken in 1880, shows the monument before the Ancient Monuments Protection Act in 1882
Kit's Coty House, Aylesford, Kent. Attributed to Flaxman Charles John Spurrell (1842a1915) Albumen print 1880. Flaxman Spurrell's photograph album contains two photographs of Kit's Coty House, the remains of a Neolithic long barrow and burial chamber. The first one, taken in 1880, shows the monument before the Ancient Monuments Protection Act in 1882
Biodiversity in Antarctica
The first inventory of life on the land and sea in an Antarctic region reveals a wealth of diversity and challenges the long-held view that biodiversity decreases the closer you get to the poles.
With or without you
Ozone gas is like Jekyll and Hyde: it's both good and bad. Too much is poisonous, but without it life on Earth isn't possible.
U-M Francis Medal presentation to Dr. Alfred Sommer
Lecture by Dr. Alfred Sommer , 2010 recipient of Thomas Francis, Jr. Medal in Global Public Health.
Meet Author Dr. Lissa Rankin
October 4, 2010 - Dr. Lissa Rankin straddles the line between your gynecologist and your best friend in this empowering and informative book on women's sexuality and health. With wisdom, honesty and loads of humor, Dr. Rankin answers female health questions women are afraid to ask. As outrageously funny as it is empowering, this book reveals how to love yourself and your body—you will be recommending it to every woman you know.
Julefest: the Christmas Pops Concert
A preview of Valparaiso University's annual Christmas band concert, featuring well-known holiday compositions. Check out valpo.edu/valpochristmas for more stories and videos as Valpo's 24 Days of Christmas continues.
General Biology II
An integrated course stressing the principles of biology. Life processes are examined primarily at the organismal and population levels. Intended for students majoring in biology or for non-majors who wish to take advanced biology courses.
Law School Tour | University of St. Thomas
The University of St. Thomas School of Law has established itself not only as an outstanding law school but also as an exceptional place to be a law student. The School of Law was ranked the No. 1 law school in the country in 2005 for Best Quality of Life among students, according to Princeton Review's The Best 159 Law Schools. While a number of factors contribute to this quality of life at the School of Law, including our beautiful building and remarkable faculty, our students clearly are the b
DNA, RNA, and Protein Extraction: The Past and The Present
This is a review article that provides an overview of the molecular techniques in DNA, RNA, and protein isolation, past and present. It discusses manual procedures and the accompanying difficulties involved. It discusses the advantages of automated procedures that can signifincatly increase efficiency and accuracy while minimizing cross-contamination.
This unit looks at the human being in the context of an individual life cycle, examining some of the processes that contribute to the formation of a new person. After a brief discussion of historical ideas about human conception, and about contraception to the present day, we look at the cells involved in the conception and development of a new individual. Gamete production (that is, production of mature cells able to unite with another in sexual reproduction) in both men and women is introduced
Diabetic Dog Game
The Diabetic Dog educational game, with two related readings, are based on the 1923 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, which was awarded for discovering the hormone insulin, making it possible to treat people suffering from diabetes. In this game your dog has type 1 diabetes. This is a very serious disease. With proper treatment, however, your dog can live a happy life for many years. When we eat, the blood sugar level in our blood rises, and the hormone insulin is released into the blood st
Distinguished Innovator Lecture Series: John Steuart
Distinguished Innovator Lecture Series John Steuart, Managing Director, Claremont Creek Ventures John Steuart is a Managing Director of Claremont Creek Ventures, an Oakland-based venture capital firm investing in early-stage information technology companies. John focuses on the intersection of the information technology and life sciences markets including bioinformatics, molecular diagnostics, genomics, proteomics, software and instrumentation for med-tech industries. John serves on the board
A Virtual Organisation for e-Learning
We present in this paper the results of an European funded project Diogene, finished in October 2004, whose aim has been the design and the development of a distributed e-learning system able to perform several automatic actions such as course customization and information retrieval on the Semantic Web. The Diogene architecture is based on a network of specialized Organizations each of which has been realized as an independent Web Service.