War on climate change
In this podcast - Going to war for the environment? Dr Matthew Humphrey, Reader in Political Philosophy assesses a controversial theory by Australian academic Professor Robyn Eckersley. Professor Eckersley is among a group of experts who believe that military intervention may be reasonably used to protect natural resources.
Statistics - an intuitive introduction : summation sign
Understanding the summation sign: what does it do … why does it exist?
This package, written in 1998, has interactive demonstrations of the link between energy levels and thermodynamic properties of molecules and gases. It is intended for third or fourth year undergraduates in the physical sciences. To download, click on View Download and follow the instructions. To uninstall, use the standard Windows option of “Add or Remove Programs”.
Politics in 60 seconds. Property
Professor Christopher Pierson defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on property as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Professor Christopher Pierson, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Christopher Pierson is Professor of Politics at the University of Nottingham, director of teaching and lea
The Distributive Property
This animated video demonstrates using the distributive property to solve 7(3+9). The seven is described as a ninja "attacking" the other numbers. ( :57)
Nicolaus Copernicus, an astronomer who believed the the sun was the center of the solar system is the subject of this two minute video This contradicted church teachings at the time, which said that the Earth was the center of the solar system. Nicolaus Copernicus was a
leading figure in the Renaissance and contributed to what we know about the solar system today and makes a good one to view to teach students about the importance of observation, the impact of the Church on science,
Editing files and Emacs
This emacs lecture is given as part of the course G51UST, Unix Software Tools. The course gives an introduction to the Unix operating system. It teaches students how to use the Command Line Interface that is part of Unix and also teaches them how to write shell, sed and awk. In doing so the course covers the use of editors such as Emacs and vi with which the students can write their scripts. It is presented in 3 formats: * Screencast (video of the lecturer and presentation slides) * Au
Spotlight on "Energy and Climate Change" with Alan Goldman
Wondering what the "energy" problem is all about? Here is your chance to learn what energy is, where it comes from, how we make it, how we use it, and how we will have to change the way we make it in the coming decades. "Energy and Climate Change" introduces nonscience majors to science and the scientific method in the context of one of the most critical challenges facing us today: society's need for energy and the resulting impact on climate and the environment. The course surveys climatology,
GRCC Board of Trustees Meeting (September, 2011)
Regular meeting. Recorded 9/19/2011
Energy Efficiency In Buildings And Heat Supply Solutions: A German Perspective For The Nuclear Shutd
Beginning with some background information on the unique German position regarding the energy supply eliminating any nuclear power by 2022 but enforcing the use of renewable energy sources, the challenges for both the building and the power generation sector will be highlighted. The talk will introduce opportunities to improve energy performance of buildings by new and innovative HVAC concepts as well as for increasing the penetration of renewable and environmental energy sources for heat and po
Jim Rogers: Poised to buy gold if price drops
Sept. 21 - Commodity bull Jim Rogers says he is not adding to his gold position at these levels, but would be a buyer of the precious metal if the price goes down.
Jim Rogers: Buy euro if Greece defaults
Sept. 21 - Global investor Jim Rogers tells Reuters Insider he is hoping for a Greek default, saying it would be a positive for the euro and the global economy.
André's Minicast #2: Being polite in Brazil
Today I'll give you some quick and dirty tips on how to be polite in Brazil as well as teaching you some basic vocab.
Check out our website, brazilianportuguesepod.com and find out more how we can help you improving your Portuguese!
The world economy
The shift in economic power from East to West is accelerating says John O'Sullivan in his special report
23.09.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Am zweiten Tag seines Deutschlandbesuchs trifft Papst Benedikt XVI. mit Vertretern der Evangelischen Kirche in Deutschland (EKD) zusammen. Der EKD-Ratsvorsitzende Nikolaus Schneider erhofft sich von dem Ökumenetreffen in Erfurt neue Impulse für die Annäherung beider Konfessionen. Mit konkreten Vereinbarungen sei z
SFCO 2011 – Grand dorsal et reconstruction mammaire
Titre : SFCO 2011 – Grand dorsal et reconstruction mammaire.
Intervenant (s) : Jean-Pascal FYAD (Centre de lutte contre le cancer Alexis Vautrin de Nancy).
Résumé : vidéo de 4 minutes
L’auteur n’a pas transmis de conflit d’intérêt concernant les données diffusées dans cette vidéo ou publiées dans la référence citée.
Conférence enregistrée lors du Congrès de la Société Française de Chirurgie Oncologique (SFCO). Session : vidéo forum «comme
Titre : SFCO 2011 – Grand dorsal et reconstruction mammaire.
2011 McBaine Moot Court Competition Final Round
The James Patterson McBaine Honors Competition is BerkeleyLaw's venerable moot court competition and is open to all Boalt second- and third-year law students. Cases chosen for the competition involve cutting-edge issues of great public importance. This year, we are proud to welcome Justice Sonia Sotomayor of the United States Supreme Court, Judge William Fletcher of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and Justice Carol Corrigan of the California Supreme Court as our panel f
Kathy Rudy on 'Loving Animals'
Duke University Professor Kathy Rudy, author of "Loving Animals," discusses her philosophy of animal advocacy and answers viewer questions during a live "Office Hours" webcast, September 22, 2011. Learn more at http://www.dukeofficehours.com.
Open Innovation: Harnessing Assets
Open innovation and making the best use of internal and external resources is becoming an integral part of the future of strategic sourcing and doing business. What does open innovation consisted of? How do you put this into practice? What blocks and barriers are there?
Moon Festival at Thunderbird
Global MBA students from the China Club, Japan Club and Taiwan Club host the Moon Festival at Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona.