Management Accounting Research Group (MARG) Conference 2011 10:30 - 12:30
10.30, John Cullen, University of Sheffield, Innovation in the NHS - Can Accounting Stimulate and Facilitate Innovative | 11:30, Professor Zhang Xinmin, University of International Business and Economics, Corporate Governance and Strategic Cost Management: A View from China | The theme for the 32nd MARG conference is Cost Management Strategies: Shifting Gears. The aim of the conference is to promote the discussion and development of leading edge ideas between researchers and senior practitioners
Management Accounting Research Group (MARG) Conference 2011 14:30 - 16:00
14:00, Robin Bellis-Jones, Director, Bellis-Jones Hill Group, Costing in the NHS - From Measurement to Management | 15:00, Panel Session | The theme for the 32nd MARG conference is Cost Management Strategies: Shifting Gears. The aim of the conference is to promote the discussion and development of leading edge ideas between researchers and senior practitioners.
Management Accounting Research Group (MARG) Conference 2011 16:30 - 17:30
16.30, Andrew Shilston, Chief Financial Officer, Rolls Royce, ICAEW Distinguished Practitioner Lecture | The theme for the 32nd MARG conference is Cost Management Strategies: Shifting Gears. The aim of the conference is to promote the discussion and development of leading edge ideas between researchers and senior practitioners.
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Kids in the Hall of Planet Earth
This geology Web site for kids, part of the museum's Kids in Our Halls program, was created by high school interns at the Museum. It includes: Kids Interview Kids, in which kids visiting the Hall of Planet Earth are asked geology questions and scientists' answers are given alongside the kids' article that recounts how Dr. Richard Ash survived snake encounters during an expedition to collect meteorites an online challenge in which kids see which standard kitchen items contain rocks and minerals,
Effects of an Active Learning Environment: Teaching Innovations at a Research I Institution
This is a link to a JCE paper (JCE subscription required to access pdf file) describing a study of two instructional formats - passive lecture and a student-centered collaborative learning method that demonstrates the significance of group work in problem solving for a general chemistry course. As such this paper should be of interest to faculty interested in active learning methods.
Phylogeny determined by protein domain content
A simple classification scheme that uses only the presence or absence of a protein domain architecture has been used to determine the phylogeny of 174 complete genomes. The method correctly divides the 174 taxa into Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya and satisfactorily sorts most of the major groups within these superkingdoms. The most challenging problem involved 119 Bacteria, many of which have reduced genomes. When a weighting factor was used that takes account of difference in genome size (numbe
SUNY Oswego 2010 Annual Report - Developing Business
Staff from SUNY Oswego's Small Business Development Center, which shared national recognition for success in economic development, talk about what they do.
Student Produced Telethon To Benefit Community; Middle School Student
Monday, Feb. 22, 2010 Contact: Raquel Marcelo, V.P. of Marketing and Alumni Affairs, Cable 8 Productions, 509-432-4373, firstname.lastname@example.org PULLMAN, Wash. --- Cable 8 Productions held a telethon last week to support the Cougar Vision Outreach Program. The program is designed to support higher education and to bridge the gap between WSU and the Pullman community. The telethon also raised money for a Lincoln Middle School student who recently lost his mother to cancer and whose father is also deali
Institute of Politics: General Raymond T. Odierno: Commanding General, Joint Forces Command
General Raymond Odierno, Commander of the United States Joint Forces Command, spoke to a capacity audience about the importance of leadership in a complex environment.
Microbial Observatory - Partners Video Magazine
Researcher Jo Handelsman runs microbial observatories in Wisconsin and Alaska and studies underground microbes detrimental to healthy soil. Microbial Observatory is a segment from CSREES' Partners Video Magazine's 19th episode, The Soil Explorers. To view the entire episode, go to http://www.csrees.usda.gov/newsroom/partners/soil_explorers.html.
Introduction to Philosophy
This course is an introduction to philosophy for students seeking (or being forced) to fulfill the first of their university philosophy requirements. The course is intended to introduce you to philosophical questions, to make you aware of how some of history's greatest philosophers have approached those questions and what they have had to say about them, to help you articulate philosophical concerns of your own and, most importantly, to learn how to address them. Among the areas of philosophy wi
Alumnus and best-selling author Kevin Brockmeier
Missouri State alumnus and best-selling author Kevin Brockmeier visited campus for a discussion and reading from some of his original works.
Human rights and ICT policy
This unit provides an overview of Human Rights conventions, the different "generations" of human rights, how these can be interpreted in the context of the "information society" and explicitly as communication rights, and how the securing of communication rights is a fundamental pillar in securing all human, economic, social, cultural, civil and political rights and why it is important to apply a human rights perspective in the development of ICT policy.
The Big Moon Illusion
Why does the moon appear large while it is on Earth's horizon? Several possibilities are explained here.(01:24)
Duke Vespers Ensemble Concert - Orlando di Lasso's Tears of St. Peter - 3/30/14 at 4PM
Duke Vespers Ensemble Concert - "Orlando di Lasso's Tears of St. Peter" This concert will feature the rarely performed late-Renaissance masterwork Lagrime di San Pietro by composer Orlando Lasso, which explores the grief of St. Peter after his denial of Christ. This highly expressive sequence of 21 madrigals represents the height of Renaissance polyphony, and combines techniques used throughout Lasso's career.