Mathematical Population Biology
Mathematical Population Biology - Professor Tim Sluckin Keywords:mathematical population biology
Lecture 25 - 11/19/2010
The Secret State: preparing for the worst 1945-2009
Peter Hennessy will examine the most secret files recently declassified from the Cold War years and contrast the Secret State of the 1940s, 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s with the the new protective state the UK has constructed since 9/11. Peter Hennessy is Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History at QMUL and was recently elected a Fellow of the British Academy as well as being an Honorary Fellow of LSE. Before joining the Department in 1992, he was a journalist for twenty years with spells on Th
NASA | Moon Phase & Libration: Moon With Additional Graphics
This visualization shows the moon's phase and libration throughout the year 2013, at hourly intervals. Each frame represents one hour. In addition, this visualization also shows other relevant information, including moon orbit position, subearth and subsolar points, distance from the Earth. Click each graphic to learn more about what it means! Finally, to learn more about this visualization, or to see what the moon will look like at any hour in 2013, visithttp://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/goto?4000!
The arm - engineering for rehabilitation
Professor Garth Johnson will describe how biomechanical engineering is improving joint replacement treatment for older people, in this annual lecture organised by the Bath Institute of Medical Engineering.
What’s New at the MIT Center for Future Civic Media?
Based on this roster of speakers, the MIT Center for Future Civic Media exists in a constant state of productive ferment, if not adrenaline rush. In a series of brief, timed talks, 13 (!) researchers describe projects to help communities leverage self-knowledge into useful change or even transformation.
Beyond the Globe: Exploring the Solar System
Professor Fred Taylor discusses some of Oxford University's pioneering work in planetary science.
Howard Carter's excavation records of the tomb of Tutankhamun
Dr Jaromir Malek, Keeper of the Archive at the Griffith Institute talks about the tomb of Tutankhamun; its discovery by Howard Carter and what the Griffith Institute are doing to study the tomb and the treasures inside it
Richard Gombrich, first academic director for the Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies (OCBS), gives a talk on Buddhism, from its Indian Origins, its history and its influence on Eastern culture. He also talks about the history of the OCBS
Introduction to Studying the History and Politics of China
Dr Rana Mitter talks about his cutting edge research in China and gives an introduction to studying the history and politics of China, a new and exciting field of research within the Humanities division
The International Student Experience at Oxford
Dr Heather Bell talks about Oxford’s growing international student population and what Oxford does to support and encourage them. Medical student Xin-Hui Chan also talks about her experience of being an international student at Oxford
The Tipping Point: Climate Change
Professor Gideon Henderson and Dr Ros Rickaby from the Department of Earth Sciences talk about some of the key issues surrounding climate change today.
Power Shift in the Global Economy
The 2008 Oxford University Society Lecture in which Professor Woods talks about the shift in Global Economic Power from private companies in the developed world to national companies in developing countries
Gutenberg and the digital revolution
Bodley's head librarian, Sarah Thomas, talks about the history of the Bodleian Library and the changes that are taking place within it, particularly the digitisation project -creating electronic digital versions of books- currently underway
Oxford and the Crime Novel
Best-selling crime fiction writer of Wire in the Blood Val McDermind talks about what makes Oxford city so alluring to crime fiction writers. Part of the 2009 Oxford Alumni Weekend
Russia is Back: Jenifer Hart Memorial Lecture
Professor MacFarlane gives a talk about modern Russia; from the fall of the Berlin Wall to today; including the rise of Vladimir Putin, the conflict between Chechnya, alleged human rights violations and Russia's relationship with the rest of the world
Breast Cancer: Causes and Prevention
Dr Valerie Beral talks about her research into the causes of breast cancer, looking into the history of the cancer as well as offering ways of reducing the risk of contracting breast cancer
Languages disorders in children: What can they tell us about genes and brains?
Recent studies have shown that genes are strongly implicated in determining if children will develop language disorders. In this talk, Professor Bishop examines the role genetics play in language development and language disorders.
Jim Bennett, Director of the Museum of the History of Science, talks about one of the museum's prized exhibits, a blackboard Albert Einstein used in a lecture he gave to the university in 1931
Geography Compass De site is de homepage van het tijdschrift Geography Compass. Het merendeel van de gepubliceerde artikels kan je online raadplegen. De onderwerpen kaderen in de domeinen:
De site is de homepage van het tijdschrift Geography Compass. Het merendeel van de gepubliceerde artikels kan je online raadplegen.
De onderwerpen kaderen in de domeinen: