Healthy African Cities [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Ama de Graft Aikins, Dr Gora Mboup, Professor Vanessa Watson | Notwithstanding improvements, urban health in Africa remains a particular challenge, with 70 per cent of urban dwellers living in informal settlements, facing multiple disease burdens. How might we move towards healthy African cities? Ama de Graft Aikins is a visiting fellow at LSE Health and senior lecturer at the Regional Institute for Population Studies, University of Ghana. Gora Mboup is a senior demographic and he
How To Use GRID Technology for Building Next Generation Learning Environments
Grid technologies promise to improve the way we think about e-learning allow-ing wide-scale learning resources sharing in heterogeneous and geographi-cally distributed environments consenting, in this way, the implementation of distributed learning spaces where different organizations and individuals are able to cooperate in pursuing similar and complementary learning and training objectives. But is the e-learning ready for this evolution? In this paper we try, starting from an existing e-learni
The Election Issues Tour: Washington, DC In a series of panels cosponsored by the Review and Guardian America, contributors and editors for both publications discuss the issues shaping the 2008 election campaigns and the challenges and opportunities that will face the new administration: Politics & Prose Bookstore, Washington, DC, on October 16, 2008
In a series of panels cosponsored by the Review and Guardian America, contributors and editors for both publications discuss the issues shaping the 2008 election campaigns and the challenges and opportunities that will face the new administration: Politics & Prose Bookstore, Washington, DC, on October 16, 2008
08 St Catherine's College
A short overview of St Catherine's College including its history and facilities.
Timelapse Watercolor Illustration - Harlequin Ducks
Go behind the scenes with an award-winning artist. This timelapse video puts you right in the driver's seat as famed bird artist Jonathan Alderfer creates a watercolor of two adult male Harlequin Ducks. It's all part of the Field Guide to Birds of North America, from National Geographic Books.
Imagining the Equator: Commemorative Geodesic Science in the Andes, 18th-20th Centuries
How have scientific expeditions in Ecuador from the 18th century through the 20th century affected Ecuador's national identity? For transcript, captions, and more information, visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=6198
William Bolander, 1995 Lemelson-MIT Prize Winner
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Q methodology is a technique for modelling viewpoints, that was developed by William Stephenson (1902-1989). This animation, intended for a general audience, provides a short non-technical introduction to the methodology, outlining the different stages involved in conducting a Q study. The animation was funded by the UK Higher Education Academy, as part of the National Teaching Fellow 'Assessing Students at Masters level' project, Assimilate.
Undertaking HRD research in HE
This presentation explores the challenges encountered in researching the impact of enterprise modules in HE on students own perceptions of self efficacy and motivation to particular career intentions
High CPU Hangs - 05 If you've spent any time developing applications, it's likely you've encountered a high cpu hang at some point. Troubleshooting this problem in the dev environment is one thing, but how do Premier Field Engineers troubleshoot this problem in a customer's production environment when Visual Studio isn't an option?
If you've spent any time developing applications, it's likely you've encountered a high cpu hang at some point. Troubleshooting this problem in the dev environment is one thing, but how do Premier Field Engineers troubleshoot this problem in a customer's production environment when Visual Studio isn't an option?
Spaces We Love: The Peddler in Rector Atrium
dickinson.edu/spaces-we-love Nick Bailey '16 tells us about his favorite spot on campus.
Don't Worry, Test Happy
Motivational song created to encourage students to do their best on a state standardized test. (5:06)
The Dirty Politics of Climate Change
2007 may be the year in which climate change has hit the headlines and the environment has become the political issue, but how much do we know really know about the backroom deals, lobbying and power players who influence environmental policy? Why have our political leaders been so slow to act? Which are the fossil-fuel lobby groups that still set the policy agenda? In this lecture Clive Hamilton, best-selling author of Scorcher, the Dirty Politics of Climate Change , reveals the real influences
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.
Virtual Maths - Shapes, Space and Measure, Theodolite Survey simulation
Simulation of using a thodolite to calculate the height of a building.
Guide to the Records of the Thomas Merton Center, 1971-2004
The Thomas Merton Center (TMC) of Pittsburgh is an affiliate of the International Thomas Merton Society. Growing out of Catholics in opposition to the Vietnam War, the TMC has since broadened its vision to encompass issues including nuclear weapons, South African apartheid, Central American counterinsurgencies, and crises in the Middle East. The material in this collection includes publications, subject files, pamphlets, correspondence, newsletters, and articles that reflect this wide array of a
Warwick History Graduate working in a customer business development function.
Mobility and identity formation : an interdisciplinary approach to the 'Italian case'
This is the website for a series of four 2007 AHRC-funded interdisciplinary workshops centred around the experience of migration from Italy to other countries from the beginning of the last century to the present. The website includes a brief programme of each workshop, which included topics such as "Private Places in Open Spaces: Italians Representing their Life in Colonial Africa" and "Italian Ethnic Identity as a Construction: Immigrants and Their Offspring in the United States". The website
John O'Leary on Popular, Informal Education
Big Ideas presents John O'Leary, the President of Frontier College on Popular, Informal Education: From the Archives of Frontier College