Repairing Economic Governance
Professor Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University and internationally renowned economic advisor, talks about the need to take a systematic long view in repairing international economic governance structures. Professor Sachs is the Director of The Earth Institute, Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University. He is also Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. From 2002 t
The Cork in the Bottle: The Changing Climate of U.S. Politics
Professor David Orr discusses US climate policy and in particular the President's Climate Action Project which he helped to launch and fund. This project aims at the initial climate actions in the first 100 days of the next US administration.
Nick Perkins speaking at the conference 'Globalising Development Studies'
This clip is from a discussion event in Dhaka, Bangladesh, which is part of a project being coordinated by the Institute of Development Studies in the UK and funded by the Ford Foundation, entitled ‘Globalising Development Studies’. The project aims to investigate the barriers that prevent local and alternative voices being heard in global development debates, drawing on examples of ‘counter practice’ and innovation in development to see how these can inform international
Science in Second Life, using robots in surgery and Walking with Robots
Warning: this Take-Away Science episode involves more than a hint of technology. We chat to Becca Wilson and Oliver Butters about their virtual space science project with school students. We also meet Professor Justin Cobb who's leading the way with robotic surgery and catch up with Ashley Green and Claire Rocks from the Walking with Robots project. The interviews are recorded by OU staff and the programme is hosted by Dr Mike Bullivant from the OU/BBC television series Rough Science.
Life sciences: Evolution in snails, the perils of looking after snakes and scientists on television
In this podcast we meet a herpetologist, or snake expert, from Wales and discuss genetic coding in snakes and research developments. We also meet David Robinson, a biologist and Senior Lecturer at the OU, who has been involved with OU television programmes for many years, and chat about what the future for science programming might look like. Finally, we chat to Jenny Worthington, a project officer at the OU, about the fantastic evolution meglab project. The interviews are recorded by OU staff a
5 Conclusion: you know many things ‘Writing what you know’ is a large and rich project, one that provides an endless resource, and one that can be undertaken in all the types of writing discussed in this unit – poetry, fiction and life writing. The skill lies in reawakening your senses to the world around you, and then using what you find with discrimination. By realising the potentials of your own life experience, you will be collecting the materials necessary in order to write. ‘Writing what you know’ can
‘Writing what you know’ is a large and rich project, one that provides an endless resource, and one that can be undertaken in all the types of writing discussed in this unit – poetry, fiction and life writing. The skill lies in reawakening your senses to the world around you, and then using what you find with discrimination. By realising the potentials of your own life experience, you will be collecting the materials necessary in order to write. ‘Writing what you know’ can
MCC MAT055 Algebraic Literacy Module 6 and 7
Develops algebraic skills necessary for manipulating expressions and solving equations. Topics in the course include radicals, complex numbers, polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, quadratic equations, absolute value equations and inequalities, systems of linear equations, related applications, and math learning strategies. This course prepares students for College Algebra and Finite Math.
Welcome to this Futures workbook on finding work. It is split into several sections describing different techniques for finding work. You can dip in and out of the different sections; however it is not wise to rely on only one mechanism for finding work. It is a competitive market for final year students and new graduates and so you should try many alternate ways to find work.
Other selection methods
Welcome to Other Selection Methods a workbook in the Futures series of workbooks, which help students choose and prepare a career route after graduation. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to introduce you to a range of common selection methods used by employers to select graduates for jo
From Clay to Bronze
In 2008 the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas at the University of St. Thomas was renovated. Included in this renovation was the installation of a new crucifix and new structures around the altar.
Creating value for customers by innovating service delivery
Kamalini Ramdas, professor of Management Science and Operations, argues that organisations able to harness innovation in service delivery can create 'tremendous' value for both their customers and themselves.
Engaging Developers with Open Source Projects - "Life of a Wookie"
At the University of Bolton a component of a publicly funded research project entered The Apache Software Foundation incubator. Apache emphasizes community, and in this talk Scott explains the value of community to Wookie. In this talk Scott Wilson discusses what is the value of external contribution, how the project should be run to allow external contributors to become part of the core project, and the reasons behind some of the "bureaucracy" that prospective contributors sometimes don't unde
The Online Initiative: Rethinking Public Spaces in the Digital Transition
Luciano Floridi presents 'The Onlife Initiative', a project he chaired for the European Commission on how ICTs are modifying our relationships to ourselves, to others, and to the world around us.
German Jewish travelling cultures in the diaspora, 1919-1939
This very short PDF document describes the background to the AHRC funded project “German Jewish Travelling Cultures in the Diaspora, 1919-1939”. The project examines Jewish interwar travel writing with its comingling of modernity and nostalgia and looking beyond the German nation state, sees Europe as “a powerful Jewish historical landscape“ offering “communists, Zionist travellers and middle-class tourists“ alike conflicting alternative Jewish futures.
Shashank Verma, Said Business School, MBA graduate 2005, India
Prior to his MBA, Shashank Verma worked for Tata Consultancy Services, Nortel Networks, and HCL Technologies as a software engineer. At Oxford he used his Entrepreneurship Project to write an award-winning business plan for exploiting biofuels in India and then worked on a roll-out plan during his Strategic Consulting Project. Along with fellow MBA alumnus, Sagun Saxena, he then set up CleanStar Energy which generates biodiesel on land not suitable for agriculture in India and other developing
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Geometry 3D shapes
Diagrams and forumulas for calculating area and volume of 3D shapes cube, cuboid, cylinder, sphere, hemisphere, triangular prism, frustrum, cone, pyramid
Jürgen Heeg, Said Business School, MBA graduate 2007, Germany
Jürgen Heeg worked for Siemens four years as a financial project manager before deciding to do an MBA so that he could move into investment banking. He selected Oxford because of its brand name and history of educating leaders, and joined the MBA class of 2006/07. While studying for his MBA, Jürgen attended a corporate presentation by Macquarie Bank, making contacts which resulted in him completing an internship and accepting a job with them as an executive in their investment banking division
DreamIt Health Baltimore
Video by: Johns Hopkins University Office of Communications firstname.lastname@example.org Producer/Editor: Len Turner Photographer: David Schmelick
Art a GoGo Podcast #32 - Art in the News Please visit our blog at www.artagogo.com/blog for full show notes and links that we discuss during the show. Back to basics…All Art News today!
Please visit our blog at www.artagogo.com/blog for full show notes and links that we discuss during the show.
Back to basics…All Art News today!
Berkeley's OpenCast project
Adam Hochman from the University of California at Berkeley talks about their OpenCast project