Eliminating Nuclear Weapons
The Rt Hon Sir Malcolm Rifkind MP on how, in the 21st century, nuclear weapons pose a greater danger than ever before and their possession is less necessary. The time has come to forge agreement on a process of multilateral disarmament. Achieving an end-state of "zero" has emerged as an important policy goal for a number of 21st Century challenges. The most prominent example is the "Global Zero" campaign to eliminate nuclear weapons. Yet, in a century of globalization, when the life of every ind
Climate Change and the Fate of the Amazon 2007 - What impact would the dieback of Amazonia have on r
What impact would the dieback of Amazonia have on regional and global climate, carbon, water, and energy cycles?
Seminar 11 International Economic Cooperation
This session will be convened by Professor Christopher Findlay and will discuss the benefits of international cooperation for the development of global markets.
Seminar 10 International Policy and Law
This seminar, convened by Professor Bradbrook, will discuss the current state of the law and legal research that is taking place to give impetus to energy efficiency, renewable energy technologies and other climate-friendly solutions to the world community.
Seminar 6 Water
Associate Professor Justin Brookes will head this session about managing water resources under climate change.
Water, theres are hole in my bucket
Mike Young is Professor of Water Economics and Management in the University's School of Earth and Environmental Sciences. He is one of Australia's leading water policy reformers
Climate Change: Catastrophic Impacts
The pair will deliver a joint presentation which addresses the impacts of climate change on global communities. Professor Brook will review the most recent scientific projections which suggest we are pushing the Earth towards dangerous and irreversible ‘tipping points’. Mr von Doussa will then explore how a human rights framework might be developed to cope effectively with climate change.
Sponsorship: creating meanings and delivering value
The evolution of sponsorship in recent times has been remarkable. From a peripheral and relatively small scale marketing communication technique, it has grown into a major marketing strategic tool, particularly for global brands. More often than not, however, its use remains haphazard and its evaluation sketchy. To date, academic research in this area continues to uncover as many questions as it provides answers.
Feeding Anxiety - The World Food Crisis Forum
If the growing body of experts is right, dwindling global food security poses a significant threat to much of humanity.
2.4 John Locke
Part 2.4. Introduction to the philosophy of John Locke, 'England's first Empiricist', he also gives a very simplistic definition of Empiricism; we obtain knowledge through experience of the world, through sensory data (what we see, hear, etc).
Internet Scout Project
iEARN is an international nonprofit organization that connects over 15,000 schools in 100 countries through Internet networks. Using the Internet and other communications technologies, students and teachers conduct collaborative educational projects that meet curricular goals in Arts / Literature / Language Arts, Social Studies, and Math / Science / Environment. Participants choose from over 120 projects, which are designed and facilitated by teachers and students with the purpose of developing
Scientific discovery learning with computer simulations of conceptual domains
Scientific discovery learning is a highly self-directed and constructivistic form of learning. A computer simulation is a type of computer-based environment that is very suited for discovery learning, the main task of the learner being to infer, through experimentation, characteristics of the model underlying the simulation. In this article we give a review of the observed effectiveness and efficiency of discovery learning in simulation environments together with problems that learners may encou
Computer simulations - Technological advances in inquiry learning
Computer simulations enhance inquiry-based learning - in which students actively discover information - by allowing scientific discovery within a realistic setting.
Lunch Poems: Fall 2003 Series Kick-off
A stellar range of campus figures read and discuss their favorite poems. This year's line-up: * Nezar Alsayyad (Architecture, Middle Eastern Studies) * John Berry (Native American Studies) * Frederick Dolan (Rhetoric) * Elizabeth Dupuis (Doe Library) * Jocelyne Guilbault (Music) * Ray Lifchez (Architecture) * Martha Olney (Economics) * Christos Papadimitriou (Computer Science) * Pablo Spiller (Haas School of Business) * Steve Tollefson (College Writing) This event took place on Septe
Language Arts - Figurative Language Tutorial
The narrator in this ten-minute video discusses six common forms of figurative language. The images underscore the points that the narrator makes.
Wendy the Water Waster
Girls in Brownie Troop 784 in Scottsdale, Arizona, created a video about water conservation. Brownies are ages 7 -- 9 (in second and third grades). For more information on water conservation and education programs, contact Nancy Crocker, Water Sustainability Program, Phoenix, 602-827-8200 ext. 335 or NCrocker@cals.arizona.edu. Girl Scouts in the Arizona Cactus-Pine Council may earn their Water Conservation Patch. See http://extension.arizona.edu/maricopa/water for Patch documents.
Åbne læringsressourcer - mod en sociokulturel teori om læringsressourcer
Afhandlingen behandler spørgsmålet om, hvordan it-baserede læringsressourcer udvikles med udgangspunkt i et læringsteoretisk grundlag. Læringsressourcer forstås som alle typer af ressourcer eller materialer, der anvendes til at understøtte læreprocesser. Formålet med afhandlingen at opstille et teoretisk begrebsapparat, der kan anvendes til forståelse og udvikling af it-baserede læringsressourcer. Ud fra en sociokulturel teoriretning udvikler afhandlingen først en forståelse af lær
Instituciones Básicas del Derecho Administrativo
En este primer curso se pretende ofrecer una visión global de los elementos esenciales que caracterizan al Derecho Administrativo.
Lecture 9: Motion Capture
Dr Julian Morris on "Motion Capture". Over the past 25 years "motion capture" has grown from very small beginnings into a global market worth many £10 millions per annum, spanning applications in orthopaedics, sport, film, TV and computer games, and industry. The populist model of start-ups suggests an original stroke of technical and entrepreneurial insight, but this is misleading. The reality is a rather more interesting story of successive engineering responses to customer demand and competi
Lecture 14 part II - Banking and Finance
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