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
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Diversity on the World Stage
Moderator Bishwapriya Sanyal opens the panel with some reflections on history. He identifies periods when nations acknowledge similarities among different peoples, and equality and democracy seem on the rise, and times when only tribal divisions appear to matter and the clash of civilizations seems inevitable. Conscious of this wax
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.
Tom Malone: New technologies change essence of organizations
MIT Sloan Executive Education professor Tom Malone discusses how new new technologies can change the essence of organizations by communicating information and helping to make decisions. Learn more about professor Tom Malone.
Education in the United States
March 17, 7–9 pm
Stata Center, MIT Room 32-123
32 Vassar St, Cambridge
What is the fate of Americans left behind after creation of the minority professional middle class? The Civil Rights Movement encouraged major American universities, including MIT and Harvard, to recruit underrepresented minority students under terms that made their academic success probable. American educational institutions still pursue diversity in their faculty, staff, and student
SDM Information Evening Invitation - April 12, 2011
An open invitation to come and informally explore the MIT System Design and Management Program, a program designed to help mid-career professionals develop a systems thinking approach to solving complex challenges. Come meet faculty, students and alumni at the MIT Faculty Club in an informal setting to gain a better understanding of this great opportunity for advancing your career. Come with questions, leave with answers. For more program information and a link to register visit http://sdm.mit.
Doctoral Student Jennifer Morris tackles uncertainty in climate policy analysis
Researchers from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change describe their research and why it is important.
“The Real Reasons Behind the Home Field Advantage” – Tobias J. Moskowitz
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Inflationary cosmology on trial
Watch video of the Seyfert Lecture featuring Dr. Paul J. Steinhardt, the Albert Einstein Professor in Science and director of the Princeton Center for Theoretical Science at Princeton University. Steinhardt, who is also on the faculty of both the Department of Physics and the Department of Astrophysical Sciences, spoke at Vanderbilt March 17. He is thekeep reading »
J R R Tolkien: Medievalist and Mythmaker
These lectures cover an introduction to J R R Tolkien's career, show how medieval literature influenced his fiction, and consider the wider scheme Tolkien worked on linking his mythology to historical and other mythical events.
A Pig Worth Saving
The Ossabaw Hog shares its unique genetic legacy with visitors to Colonial Williamsburg's Great Hopes Plantation. Historic Farmer Wayne Randolph talks about the rare breed.
A Settler Revolt
British colonists revolt against their mother country when traditional English rights are threatened. Author and historian Jack Greene explains.
Introducción a la protozología Clínica I
En el curso “Introducción a la Protozoología clínica I” se pretende dar una visión sencilla y profunda de alguno de los principales protozoos que causan enfermedad en el hombre. El curso consta de 9 temas agrupados en 6 unidades de acuerdo a lo establecido en el programa. Cada unidad está formada por una lección teórica y una serie de elementos de autoevaluación constituido por un bloque de preguntas destinadas a puntualizar y repasar conceptos, un cuestionario tipo test para favorec
Introducción a la protozoología clínica II (Filos Apicomplexa y Microsporidia)
En el curso “Introducción a la Protozoología clínica II” se pretende dar una visión sencilla y profunda de alguno de los principales protozoos incluidos en los Filos Apicomplexa y Microsporidia que causan enfermedad en el hombre. El curso consta de 4 unidades de acuerdo a lo establecido en el programa. Cada unidad está formada por una lección teórica y una serie de elementos de autoevaluación constituido por un bloque de preguntas destinadas a puntualizar y repasar conceptos, un cues
Topografía y Cartografía
El objetivo general de la asignatura es conseguir que el alumno adquiera conocimientos específicos en Topografía y Cartografía, para que pueda desarrollar ese perfil profesional. Concretamente, se tratará de desarrollar capacidades de lectura e interpretación de mapas, realización de levantamientos y replanteos, deslindes, mediciones, etc.; y despertar un espíritu práctico y analítico para la gestión de este tipo de datos y proyectos. PAPEL DE LA ASIGNATURA DENTRO DEL BLOQUE FORMATIV
Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute at Colombia U. Special Advisor to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Global Initiatives Presents: "Is There a Path to Sustainable Development- and Can the World Get on It?"
MulletProofPoet: Galleries of Justice League
The MulletProofPoet (aka Andrew Graves) delivers his poem 'Galleries of Justice League' 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