The extraordinary life of John Herschel - Brian Warner
The 2006 Herschel lecture by Professor Brian Warner, University of Cape Town, explores the life of John Herschel, described as the 'first modern scientist', and the son of Bath's famous astronomer William Herschel.
Six Traits of Writing 6 Conventions
This three minute video was recorded at a staff development presentation and the production quality is weak. The video shows Laura Beltchenko providing a variety of examples and ideas on this process.
Drinking, music, having fun and stuff: The importance of identity and belonging in young people’s
The lecture focused on Professor Griffin's research about young people's everyday lives and what is important to them. She argued that young people are usually most concerned with fitting in, with where they belong in psychological and social terms - and with having fun. However, young people in affluent western societies are the target of substantial marketing campaigns that take full advantage of this in their advertising, branding and marketing of a range of products.
Have Economists gone mad? - Paul Ormerod
Paul Ormerod, the author of three best-selling books on economics talks about what mainstream economists have to say about the turmoil of world economy.
Muscles from Brussels - a 21st century superpower - Richard Whitman
Professor Richard Whitman from the Department of European Studies & Modern Languages discusses Muscles from Brussels: a 21st Century Superpower. Where does the EU fit in global politics? How do we explain the role that the EU currently plays within international politics and what is the impact of a developing international role for the EU on its member states' foreign security and defence policies?
Engineering a better quality of older life - Tom Kirkwood
Professor Tom Kirkwood, Director of the Institute for Ageing and Health at Newcastle University, explores how the ageing process is influenced by a broad range of lifestyle and environmental factors
Mechanical effects of strong measurement: back-action noise and cooling
By: icamvid Keith Shwab gives a talk at the ICAMET 07 conference about producing entangled states, and studies of thermal and electrical trasmport through nanostructures.
The Marquette Center for Real Estate Case Competition: Part 1
Marquette's Center for Real Estate incorporates its three pillars -- teaching, research and outreach -- into how it prepares students for careers in commercial real estate. This is the first in a series of three videos that follows a student case competition team as they develop plans for a site on Chicago's south side.
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Face masks fight the flu
A world-first clinical study has proven the effectiveness of face masks in fighting flu.
Haunted House: Apostrophe
Whose turn is it to wash the dishes? Watch as Mummy, Werewolf, and Bat figure out how to pass the chore to someone else. The goal for this segment is possessive -s-. (0:35)
Haunted House: House of Horror (Exclamation Point)
Mummy is having a hard time sounding scared until an unexpected visitor comes along. The goal for this segment is exclamation points. (0:55)
Haunted House: Mummies Love Pies
Do mummies love peas for dessert? Watch and find out. The goal for this segment is vowel combination -ie-. (1min)
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eMarketing to Life Scientists
By: prothenberg Electronic Sources of Information • Types used to support research/work • Frequency of use Communicating with Vendors via Social Media • Perceived credibility of information conveyed though social media • Perceived credibility of vendors’ social media communication versus those of peers • Likelihood of responding to vendor requests for opinions via social media • Quantitative reactions to vendors participating in social media • Qualitative reactions to vendors p
Langston Hughes reads his poetry
This is an audio recording of American poet, Langston Hughes, reading his poems, "The Dreamkeeper" and "Dreams" in succession. It's from "The Voice of Langston Hughes. (01:00)
False Friends - Faux Amis - Zradné slová
False Friends - Faux Amis - Zradné slová.
Electrify Your Writing with Verbs - Lesson from Pat Pattison's Creative Writing: Finding Your Voice
Learn more about Pat's online course at: http://bit.ly/ycGoUy Creative Writing: Finding Your Voice is designed to help you write clearly and strongly in your own unique voice, bringing your full self to your writing process every time you write. This course will guide you through the first and most essential part of finding your writing voice: how to bring your senses and sense memories to the forefront and channel them into your writing. No one has ever seen the world from your perspective bef
TAFAS Scholar Jean Shen '09
Life-Changing Awards for Future Global Leaders