Food and oil push up UK inflation
UK inflation climbed to an eight month high at 3.7 percent with higher oil and food prices pushing it up - meaning more pain for shoppers and many businesses.
Sustainable Tax Policy
Friends of the Earth Brazil CEO Roberto Smeraldi speaks Jan. 7, 2011, to Thunderbird School of Global Management students in Sao Paulo.
Leadership and Management- Did the students do the work?
Ian Woodruff and Rod McCrohan presentation on The 1:1:1 Delivery model as trialled in the Leadership and Management program BUSM 3120. Date:15.12.2010
POL335 Session 2 Spring 2011
POL335 International Politics Session Two 01/16/11 Hamoud Salhi Guest: Zaman Stanizai
JFK50 A Catholic President and the Church — James Carroll
Author James Carroll discusses JFK's modern approach to Catholicism and its role in his presidency.
Manage work/life skills
This Unit addresses managing the HR function, in particular the question of how best to balance work and life to best advantage. Specifically, this Unit covers designing and implementing a work/life balance program.
Structural principles – Demolition
This topic looks at the demolition procedure and safe work practices for a building site.
Codes & Specs for Boilers & Pressure Vessels: Study guide
Welcome to the module Codes and Specifications for Boilers and Pressure Vessels (EA 822) for the Welding Supervisor's Certificate. This module aims to provide knowledge and skills necessary for the interpretation of rules set out in the following Australian Standards: AS 1210 - Pressure Vessels; AS 1228 - Boilers - Watertube; AS 4037 - Boilers and Pressure Vessels - Examination and Testing; AS 4041 - Pressure Piping; AS/NZ 3992 - Boilers and Pressure Vessels - Welding and Brazing Qualificati
Access and Interpret Product Information
This learning object contains information and activities on a range of tourism products including air, coach, rail and ferry travel and package tours.
Review response to water quality problems
This learning object contains resources and activities that focus on reviewing a response to a water quality problem. The key areas are: reviewing the incident and completing the documentation requirements. The task is to investigate and evaluate the response and record your findings.
Lukashenko sworn in amid controversy
Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko is sworn in for a fourth term in office after winning a December election by a landslide.
Facebook raises $1.5 bln
Summary of business headlines: Facebook raises $1.5 billion; Hu heads home with high U.S. marks; GE profits up, but Bank of America posts loss; Dow streak: eight winning weeks.
Ex-Vivendi CEO found guilty
A Paris court delivers a guilty verdict in the trial of Jean-Marie Messier, former CEO of the media conglomerate Vivendi.
Spain's trashiest hotel turns heads
Madrid's newest hotel is unlikely to receive many recommendations from top travel guides, but it is making tourists stop and take notice.
Stochastic Evolution Equations
The lectures are at a beginning graduate level and assume only basic familiarity with Functional Analysis and Probability Theory. Topics covered include: Random variables in Banach spaces: Gaussian random variables, contraction principles, Kahane-Khintchine inequality, Anderson’s inequality. Stochastic integration in Banach spaces I: γ-Radonifying operators, γ-boundedness, Brownian motion, Wiener stochastic integral. Stochastic evolution equations I: Linear stochastic evolution equations
28 Jan 2011: A Conversation with His Excellency Namik Tan
His Excellency Namik Tan was appointed the ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to the United States in February 2010. Prior to this appointment, he was deputy undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, responsible for bilateral political affairs and public diplomacy. He was previously ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Israel from 2007 to 2009. Tan joined the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1982. After working in the Department of Maritime Affairs, he was posted to Moscow as
Day of anger in Egypt
Thousands across Egypt take to the streets to protest against their government, inspired by the Tunisian revolution.
H1N1 Infection in Pregnancy
The Washington State Obstretrical Association held a panel discusion regarding the H1N1 flu and pregnancy during their annual meeting. Dr. David A. Eschenbach provided an overview that compared the 1918 "Spanish Flu" pandemic to the more recent H1N1 pandemic. Dr. Edith Y. Cheng discussed pandemic operational issues, from screening and out-patient visits to in-patient planning. Dr. Estella Whimbey examined vaccination and treatment of pandemic infections, including special issues regarding pregna