Church, Sacraments and Ministry Sample Lecture - Peter Adam - 28 July 2016
Church, Sacraments and Ministry Sample Lecture - Peter Adam - 28 July 2016
McAuley Oration: Antimicrobial resistance in the genomic era: combating a major threat to global hea
Professor Sharon Peacock presents the McAuley Oration at the 2015 Otago International Health Research Network Annual Conference.
Faculty of Law: Pike River - How could this happen in this day and age?
Colin Smith, Chairman on the Pike River Families Group Committee and the Pike River 29 Legacy Trust, talks about the Pike River disaster and asks how could this happen in this day and age? Find out why the Pike River Families have fought so hard and for so long. Colin Smith is a law graduate from the University of Otago and is a partner with the Greymouth Law Firm Hannan & Seddon.
Tower Poetry 2016: Flowers From The Dark
Winner of the 2016 Christopher Tower Poetry competition, Ashani Lewis, reads her poem 'Flowers From The Dark'
If at first you don't succeed'
Ashani Lewis (winner of the 2016 Christopher Tower Poetry competition) talks to one of the judges, Katherine Rundell, about how she went from being unplaced in the 2015 competition to winning in 2016.
Must-Know Japanese Sentence Structures #6 - Must-Know Japanese Sentence Structures: Talking About Fa
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! The Sentence Patterns series brings you a great new way to learn Japanese! With this series, you’ll build on your conversation skills by learning the most common and useful sentence patterns in Japanese. In this lesson, you will learn how to use the sentence pattern “I have [someone].” Visit us at JapanesePod101.com, [...]
Lesson 10 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 10 of One Minute Romanian you will learn a few useful phrases which all learners want to learn. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s):
What's Rarer Than A Blue Moon? A Strawberry Moon On Summer Solstice
When something happens rarely, we say it occurs once in a blue moon. But it turns out, there's another moon that's even rarer, and it's going to appear in the night sky very soon. (01:07)
On Monday, June 20, you can look up to the night sky and see a strawberry moon. That's a full moon in the month of June. But what's rare is this year, it happens to fall on the summer solstice.
Spanish Vocab Builder #53 - Academia
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Our Spanish vocabulary lists are listener favorites, and now we’ve made it even better! In each lesson, you’ll hear the Spanish words and phrases from the Spanish vocabulary lists. Join us for Spanish Vocab Builder! In this lesson, you’ll learn words and phrases for Academia. Click here to make your own flashcards [...]
Lesson 09 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 9 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to ask people how they're feeling and to answer the question yourself. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.
The Rotten Financial System (Rot $) is the Enemy. We are the Opposition, Part 1 [Audio]
Speaker(s): Vivienne Westwood | Drawing on her experience as a fashion designer and activist, Vivienne Westwood discusses how we can resist propaganda through critical thinking, the collaboration of intellectuals and activists, and the arts. Vivienne Westwood (@FollowWestwood) is a renowned fashion designer and activist. She has always used her collection and catwalk shows as a platform to campaign for positive activism with regards to human rights and the effects of climate change and overconsu
Women in Science: past, present, and future challenges [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Patricia Fara, Professor Melissa Hines, Dr Cailin O’Connor | Despite progress in recent decades, women remain under-represented in many areas of science. Why is this, and what can be done about it? How do the challenges faced by women in science today differ from those faced by previous generations? Does the neuroscience of sex differences show that science requires a ‘male brain’, or does it debunk that idea? And how might the structure and culture of science be improved t
How Philosophy Drives Discovery: A scientist's view of Popper [Audio]
Speaker(s): Sir Paul Nurse | In this talk, the 8th Sir Karl Popper Memorial Lecture, Sir Paul Nurse will discuss how the philosophical works of Karl Popper have informed the practice of his own scientific research activities, indicating where it has helped and where it has required modifications. Sir Paul Nurse is an English geneticist, President of the Royal Society and Chief Executive and Director of the Francis Crick Institute. He was awarded the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for
The World's First Intensive Growth: geopolitics, the market and state in 10-12th century China [Audi
Speaker(s): Professor Kent Deng | China had the first intensive economic growth ever recorded in world history. What were the factors and dynamics behind this remarkable growth? Kent Deng is Professor of Economic History at LSE. Janet Hunter is Saji Professor of Economic History. Her research interests focus on the economic history of modern Japan in comparative context. She is currently working on the economic history of natural disasters, with a major project analysing the economic impact of t
The Future of the Labour Party [Audio]
Speaker(s): Andy Beckett, Professor Matthew Goodwin, Faiza Shaheen | After a summer dominated by a bruising leadership contest, what is the future for the Labour party in Brexit Britain? Can it recover from the turmoil that followed the referendum result, or is it doomed to split? A panel of leading political historians and social scientists will place the turmoil in historical context, consider the threats to Labour’s electoral support exposed by the Brexit referendum, and examine the relatio
The Decline of the West in the New Asian Century? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jonathan Fenby, Yu Jie, Gideon Rachman | Financial Times columnist Gideon Rachman discusses his new book Easternisation: War and Peace in the Asian Century. Join the debate on how far the growing wealth of Asian nations is moving the international balance of power away from the West. Jonathan Fenby (@JonathanFenby) is co-founder of Trusted Sources and author of Will China Dominate the 21st Century? Yu Jie (@Yu_JieC) is China Foresight Project Manager and Dahrendorf Senior Research As
3.1.1 Treatment or management? In the preceding paragraph you will notice that we talked generally about the treatment of conditions, but referred to ‘managing’ dyslexia. Why did we do this? It relates to the following important general issues: Is treatment (i.e. intervention) warranted? We mentioned this issue when we were discussing sociocultural or personal distress based definitions of abnormality. Intervention is not always desir Money talks: Navel-gazing nations The digital scholar Commercial awareness
Our economics editor John O'Sullivan reflects on the future of globalisation in a world increasingly hostile to free trade. Soumaya Keynes discusses the merits of cash transfers over food aid for Syrian refugees. And our South-East Asia bureau chief unpacks the business of mixed martial arts. Simon Long hosts.
Digital scholarship is a shorthand for the intersection of three technology related developments: digital content, networked distribution and open practices. It is when digital, networked and open intersect that transformational practice occurs. In this free course, The digital scholar, you will explore the impact of digital technologies on scholarly practice. First published on Fr
This short course encourages you to look across your organisation, at your place within it and the value you create. It considers how getting different perspectives and widening existing ones within your organisation can enhance commercial awareness. First published on Tue, 16 Aug 2016 as Author(s):
In the preceding paragraph you will notice that we talked generally about the treatment of conditions, but referred to ‘managing’ dyslexia. Why did we do this? It relates to the following important general issues:
Is treatment (i.e. intervention) warranted? We mentioned this issue when we were discussing sociocultural or personal distress based definitions of abnormality. Intervention is not always desir
Money talks: Navel-gazing nations
The digital scholar