Learn about the Lighthouse of Alexandria
Learn about the lighthouse of Alexandria in this short video. The lighthouse was located in Alexandria, Egypt, and was destroyed by an earthquake in the fourteenth century. (01:02)
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OECD at 50, Better Policies for Better Lives: Growth, Skills and Jobs
Now in its 50th year, the OECD has established itself as the leading international economic organisation for socio-economic analysis, best practice policy based on peer review, benchmarking and internationally comparable indicators and statistics. Its achievements have made a major contribution to both economic development within its membership and global economic issues. Bringing together business, think–tanks, academia, government and the media, the seminar will address the economic challeng
How to Make a Panopto Recording Offline
How to Make a Panopto Recording Offline - Adam Warren Keywords:Panopto
Inside Tahrir Square
Greek journalist Iason Athanasiadis is no stranger to uprisings in oppressed nations, having covered Iran’s Green revolution (and been jailed for his work). So it was not even a close call for him to ditch the margaritas during a brief respite in San Antonio, as news in Cairo “acquired an extraordinary force.” He offers a rem
Michelle Tuveson, Executive Director of the Centre for Risk Studies based at Cambridge Judge Business School, explains why there will have to be changes in risk modelling going forward. The next generation of catastrophe models, she says, will need to be holistic with a greater level of sophistication in areas of assessing threats systematically by reviewing the science and evidence base for threats.
MulletProofPoet: "YouTube Youth"
The MulletproofPoet (aka Andrew Graves) delivers his poem 'YouTube Youth' to the audience at the launch of the Nottingham University Samworth Academy's Writer in Residence programme. If you want to find out more about the programme check out the website http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/education/prospective/undergraduate/creative-professional-writing/students.aspx
China's Policy Response to the Global Financial Crisis
Yu Yongding will be in Australia to deliver the Productivity Commission's Richard Snape Lecture for 2009. An Academician with Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, former Director-General of Institute of World Economics and Politics (1998- ), Professor with Post-Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, President of the China Society of World Economics (2001- ), Editor of China and World Economy, Associate Editor of Asian Economic Policy Review. He was formerly the academic member of
Jane Goodall Visits Duke University
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The BCG World Atlas
Despite nearly a century of use, the BCG vaccine continues to be controversial, with known variations in BCG substrains and vaccine efficacy. Because vaccination policies and practices have varied substantially across time and countries, we created this first searchable, online database of global BCG vaccination policy and practices. This interactive website provides detailed information on current and past BCG policies and practices for over 180 countries. The Atlas is designed to be a useful r
Thailand in Crisis vodcast series: Episode 05
Professor Peter Warr discusses how economics has impacted Thailand and on perceptions of the Thai government while Professor Andrew Leigh talks about development economics in the fifth Thailand in Crisis vodcast. Host Nicholas Farrelly is also joined by regular Dr Andrew Walker to talk about financial lending to Thailand's agricultural sector. Thailand in Crisis is a series of six vod and podcasts from The Australian National University's College of Asia and the Pacific. All the previous episode
The Future of Australia-Japan relations
Since 2007 Australia-Japan relations have been dominated by the difference of opinion between Australia and Japan over whaling and by China overtaking Japan as Australia's largest trading partner (although Japan is still Australia's most important economic partner). A countervailing development has been the gradual strengthening of bilateral defence and security ties in recent years. Ambassador Kojima will discuss the enduring significance of Japan-Australia relations to the peoples of Japan and
Subaltern Studies thirty years on: some unanswered questions
Dipesh Chakrabarty is currently the Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor in History, South Asian Languages and Civilizations, and the College, University of Chicago. He is also a Faculty Fellow of the Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory, an Associate Faculty of the Department of English, holds a visiting position at the Research School of Humanities and the Arts at ANU and an Honorary Professorial Fellowship with the School of Historical Studies at the University of Melbourne,
relativistic and spin orbit corrections, relativistic effects in gold and mercury, the problem with quantum gravity
Hyperfine Structure and the Stark Effect
spin-spin coupling and external electric fields
1003 BILINGUAL MATERIA MEDICA - MAUGHAM - 1831
This text is not very exciting, but it is a solid text to listen to which will give you a lot of examples of genitive and dative constructions, with a good helping of imperatives. If you are interested in medicine or chemistry, that would be a bonus, if not, well, live and learn, as the saying goes.
Tragedy of Sam (1925)
To mark the passing of Knut, the Berlin Zoo polar bear (2006-11), here's a eulogy to one of his predecessors, the London Zoo polar bear Sam, who was, as an intertitle bluntly puts it, "shot at Dawn to end his infirmities" after 24 years as one of the zoo's most popular attractions. This Topical Budget newsreel isn't so indelicate as to show the actual death - instead, it shows assorted animals and children reacting to the news. (Michael Brooke) You can read more about the Topical Budget silen
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