David Randall: The Role of Clouds and Water Vapor in Climate Change
The Role of Clouds and Water Vapor in Climate Change David Randall: Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado This lecture is part of SFU's 2011 global warming seminar series "Global Warming: A Science Perspective". Regardless of one's perspective the effects of global warming are a quantifiable set of environmental results. That is why the SFU Dean of Science Office invited some of the world's leading scientists to present results of thei
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Jasper Kirkby: The CLOUD experiment at CERN
Jasper Kirkby Head of the CLOUD Experiment - CERN, Geneva. This lecture is part of SFU's 2011 global warming seminar series "Global Warming: A Science Perspective". Regardless of one's perspective the effects of global warming are a quantifiable set of environmental results. That is why the SFU Dean of Science Office invited some of the world's leading scientists to present results of their research in this six-part series of talks. The series is designed to speak to a general audience of un
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Thomas Pederson: Responding to the Climate Change Challenge
Thomas Pedersen Professor and Director of the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions University of Victoria, B.C. This lecture is part of SFU's 2011 global warming seminar series "Global Warming: A Science Perspective". Regardless of one's perspective the effects of global warming are a quantifiable set of environmental results. That is why the SFU Dean of Science Office invited some of the world's leading scientists to present results of their research in this six-part series of talks. Th
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SFU Bhangra Flash Mob
SFU Bhangra students surprise unsuspecting Canucks fans by performing a flash mob outside Rogers Arena on April 7, 2011.
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Technical Communication: Concepts and Practice
Learn technical writing at Simon Fraser University: introduction, concepts, practice, design and editing http://www.sfu.ca/techcomm Technical communication instructor Duncan Kent describes his online introductory technical writing course at Simon Fraser University as a "boot camp for technical writing." The Continuing Studies course, called Concepts and Practice of Technical Communication, is part of an online certificate in technical communication. The course is for advanced and beginner tech
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Technical Communication: Design and Production
Learn to design technical documents and publications at Simon Fraser University -- Continuing Studies http://www.sfu.ca/techcomm Technical communication doesn't stop with writing. Simon Fraser University instructor Ellen Ashdown describes an online technical document design course called Design and Production of Technical Publications. The course is part of a Continuing Studies certificate in technical communication—offered entirely online. In the course, you will learn how design relates to
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Bionic kangaroo bounces on blades
Full story: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25356 A robotic kangaroo controlled by an armband uses elastic springs to bounce just like the real thing
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Optellen, aftrekken, vermenigvuldigen en nummers snel in Math Popper. Dit carnaval math spel is ideaal voor kinderen die hun optellen en aftrekken vaardigheden te …


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Social and Political Structures of Early Modern Europe - European Civilization from the Renaissance
An introduction to European history from around 1500 to the present. The central question that the course addresses is how and why Europe-- a small, relatively poor, and politically fragmented place-- became the motor of globalization and a world civilization in its won right. Put differently how did �western� become an adjective that, for better and often for worse, stands in place of �modern.� Our approach will be broadly cultural, i.e. it approaches politics, economics, social life,
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HoloGlobe: Draining the Pacific Ocean
This is one of a series of animations that were produced to be part of the narrated video shown in the HoloGlobe exhibit at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History and the Earth Today exhibit at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum.
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The Rothbardian Theory of Taxes
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In the Wake of Economic Reform: New Prospects for a National Building State
  Has economic reform run its course? What potential remains for the resumption of nation building progress? Contrary to expectations Canberra emerges from 20 years of neo-liberalism with disciplined government, ample revenues, an effective regulative apparatus and – perhaps – the capacity for government to steer the economy towards a brighter future. In this lecture, Professor Pusey weighs these prospects against the negative impacts of neo-liberalism on our institutions and th
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Burglary project
This report outlines the process and findings from an innovative project for students. This work was part of the curriculum and involved students working with West Yorkshire Police as part of the safer Leeds project in designing and making a film for students n crime prevention and personal safety in Leeds
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Paharpur, le plus grand monastère bouddhique d’Asie du Sud (video)

Classé au patrimoine mondial de l’humanité (UNESCO) et principal site archéologique du Bangladesh, le monastère bouddhique de Paharpur a fait l’objet de plusieurs campagnes de fouilles, sans pour autant révéler tous ses mystères. Cette conférence se propose d’en retracer l’histoire et d’envisager quelques nouvelles interprétations.


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Performing the Nation: Dance and politics in Palestine/Israel 1930s-2000s
Performing the Nation: Dance and politics in Palestine/Israel 1930s-2000s
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Analyze the Data
Students go through the logical process of quantitatively analyzing data from the FasTracks system. They gain experience identifying problems with the current design based upon their earlier observations and experiences in activities 1 and 2. Students discuss the flaws that they find in the system. This activity requires the use of the FasTracks Living Lab, a web portal to interactive train (transit) traffic data for a major metropolitan city.
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Changing Europe: 1919-1945
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Developing International and Industrial Collaborations: Ricardo Martinez Botas
June 23, 2011
During the Global Fellows Summer Program run jointly between MIT and Imperial College London, Ricardo Martinez Botas Ph.D, a businessman with relations to fifteen companies, takes elements from his academic and occupational opportunities and experiences in mechanical engineering and speaks about the impact that it has had on his life. Key points include: take opportunities at your academic institution; take risks and share your work abroad; sell yourself with an image/idea tha

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Facing the Giants: Field Goal Winner
With seconds left on the clock and down by two points, Coach Taylor puts the fate of their season into the hands of the team's field goal kicker.  This movie clip addresses the themes of leadership, confidence, and facing challenges. ( 3:15)
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Egyptians protest border deaths
Aug 20 - Hundreds of Egyptians voice their anger against Israel over the killing of five Egyptian security personnel as Israeli forces pursued cross-border raiders. Andrew Raven reports.
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