Money and Health: The Tie and What Policy can do to Untie them - Barbara Wolfe
In this lecture, Professor Wolfe will examine the relationship between income and health in the US and in Australia. In both nations, negative health behaviours are concentrated among the less educated and low income earners. Data from both nations show a clear income gradient of health posing the question of whether more income is tied to better health or is better health tied to more income. Professor Wolfe will then offer her views on the some possible interventions to address the problem and
Health Care Entrepreneurship
Thunderbird School of Global Management Professor Steven Stralser, Ph.D., talks about innovation and entrepreneurship in health care. Learn more about his 10-week course at http://www.thunderbird.edu/healthcare.
William Fitzgerald Speaks at DABO Conference
William Fitzgerald serves as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of African Affairs overseeing policy and operations at all U.S. missions in West Africa and supervises the work of the Bureau's Economic Policy Office. Here Fitzgerald speaks at the First Annual Conference of the Darden African Business Organization (DABO).
GoNU.TV Game Recap - Women's Ice Hockey vs. UConn - February 19, 2011
Stephanie Gavronsky and Rachel Llanes potted goals for the Huskies, but two goals in 25 seconds by UConn sealed the victory. Leah Sulyma made 33 saves for NU.
Big Screen Keys Tutorial
LSE Literary Weekend - In Conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist
Editors note: Unfortunately the last few minutes of this event are missing from the podcast. Hans Ulrich Obrist was born in Zurich in May 1968. He joined the Serpentine Gallery as Co-director of Exhibitions and Programmes and Director of International Projects in April 2006. Prior to this he was Curator of the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris since 2000, as well as curator of museum in progress, Vienna, from 1993-2000.
Do No Harm: International Support For State Building In Fragile Situations.
This panel discussion will focus on the January 2010 OECD report Do No Harm: international support for statebuilding in fragile situations, for which CSRC director, James Putzel, is the principal author.
What should the next G20 meeting do?
The upcoming meeting of the G20 in London in early April 2009 is crucial for the development of policies to stabilise the world economy and reform the international financial architecture. What will the G20 do and what should it do? Will Hutton, Danny Quah, Mick Cox and David Held debate the issues.
Britain and the Palestine Mandate
A review of British policies in Palestine in particular and the Middle East in general with special emphasis on the inter-war and post-war periods. For the Jews, this critical period led to the establishment of the state of Israel, for the Palestinians, to their 'Nakba' (Catastrophe), and for the British, a humiliating retreat from their imperial standing. Norman Rose is a graduate of the LSE and now holds the Chair of International Relations at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
Jim Harrison Biography
All-American Author of such works as Legends of the Fall is interviewed about his writing, cooking and life on the land. He wrote over 28 books, movies, and insights about his life is the essence of this 5:35 minute video. Gives excellent insights into how his life influenced his work. A good video to show older students about using "All that you are." The last part of the video is about his cooking from four minutes on.
The Silverstone Panel on Digital Natives: A Lost Tribe?
Enabling media literacy for ‘digital natives’ – a contradiction in terms? - Professor Sonia Livingstone, Department of Media and Communications, LSE. Talking about their generation: constructions of the digital learner - Professor David Buckingham, Institute of Education. -Q and A- Teenagers using the internet: riders, drivers, dabblers and outsiders - Dr Chris Davies, University of Oxford. Power relations, play and boredom in teens’ online interactions - Dr Rebekah Willet, Institute of
Nek Chand's Rock Garden in Chandigarh, India
As a young man in his spare time, Nek Chand began collecting materials from demolition sites around the city. He recycled these materials into his own vision of the divine kingdom of Sukrani, choosing a gorge in a forest near Sukhna Lakefor his work. The gorge had been designated as a land conservancy, a forest buffer established in 1902 that nothing could be built on. Chand’s work was illegal, but he was able to hide it for eighteen years before it was discovered by the authorities
Severn Cullis-Suzuki - 2008 (4 of 4)
In this video, Severn Cullis-Suzuki speaks at the October 29, 2008 Students for Sustainability Tour at the University of British Colombia in Vancouver, BC. She talks about the vital importance of sustainability, her journey over the past 16 years, her vision for the future, and the actions students can take to 'Just Do It' for a
Suresh: Lesson 70 – भारत India (part 1)
Learn about India in this short essay written in Hindi by Suresh. It is translated line by line to give you practice understanding Hindi.
The Case of the Pope: Vatican Accountability for Human Rights Abuse
Editor's note: This lecture contains sexually explicit language and/or profanity, please do not download if you may be offended. The Case of the Pope delivers a devastating indictment of the way the Vatican has run a secret legal system that has shielded paedophile priests from criminal trial around the world. Is the Pope morally responsible or legally liable under domestic or international law for the negligence that has allowed so many terrible crimes to go unpunished? Should he and his seat o
Europe in the new energy world order
The cold war era was characterised by a bipolarity based on ideologies and nuclear arms. The post cold war era will increasingly be defined by energy. Power and economic welfare will depend on a country's or region's access to the world's decreasing fossil fuels or the development of renewable energy. In this lecture, the Danish Minister of Climate and Energy focuses on Europe's chances to prosper in this new energy world order. Lykke Friis is the Danish Minister for Climate and Energy and Minis
Towards an Indian Renaissance: Building Institutions of Excellence
India is at the vanguard of epoch-making economic and social transformation. A country of glorious heritage and enormous diversity, where a sixth of humanity lives, India is looking to leapfrog on the strength of its unique endowment - a burgeoning and an incredibly huge young population. This demographic dividend, this soft power will drive the nation's trail-blazing journey to global leadership. The national aspiration is high and the key to leveraging this opportunity hinges on its capacity t
Happy Mother's Day from The GiggleBellies!
The GiggleBellies give a tribute to Mother's Day. Words of praise appear across screen with colorful, unique characters. Young children will enjoy watching this video as well as Moms everywhere (0:56).