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Finding No Hidden Variables
"Measuring 'Nothing' and Getting It Right" - a symposium in honor of the physics career of Dr. Stuart Freedman (http://freedman2014.org): Dr. Tony Nero (Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) speaks about Dr. Stuart Freedman's 1972 experiment (with Dr. John Clauser). The theory of "hidden variables" is discussed, including its motivation, conduct, and results, as well as factors affecting how credit was apportioned for its success.
Professor Patrick Duffy Inaugural Lecture: (Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world?
(Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world? Professor Duffy's research work focuses on policy and sport coaching, as well as applied work in sport-business transfer, which is part of a long-term project with Morrisons PLC. Patrick will address the policy and research backgrounds to developments in professional practice in this area. The traditional view of sport coaching as an emerging profession will be challenged, suggesting that sport coaching should position itself as a blended
Rajiv Kumar, Director and Chief Executive, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) talks about the future of the WTO from an Indian perspective: Does the failure of the Doha Round mean the death of the WTO?
One Place: Paul Kwilecki & Four Decades of Photographs from Decatur County, Georgia
While Paul Kwilecki (1928-2009) ranks among the most important American documentary photographers of the twentieth century, he is also one of the least well-known. "One Place" is about the evolution of an artist and the life of a community in southwest Georgia. Paul Kwilecki's years of photographing and writing about the place where he lived produced a body of work that not only reflects a vision and understanding of Decatur County but reveals the cultural landscape of the deep South in America
An Introduction to Biology
Professor George Wolfe gives an introduction to biology in this video from Thinkwell's online Biology series. "In biology, you get to see the big picture for the first time. Biology is a kaleidoscope that mixes all of the sciences." Run time 03:56.
Nucleic Acids: An Introduction to Genetic Material
Professor George Wolfe gives an introduction to genetic material in this video from Thinkwell's online Biology series. This video uses lecture format and a whiteboard to aid in the explanations. Run time 10:49.
An Introduction to Hardy-Weinberg Theory
Professor George Wolfe introduces the Hardy-Weinberg theory in this video from Thinkwell's online Biology series. This video uses lecture format and a whiteboard to aid in the explanations. Run time 09:31.
Up Close with Michael Payne, author of Olympic Turnaround
Michael Payne, author of Olympic Turnaround, discusses his role on the IOC and the evolution of the Olympic brand.
Literary Festival 2013: Art in Conflict [Audio]
Speaker(s): Pat Barker | Moving from the Slade School of Art to Queen Mary's Hospital, where surgery and art intersect in the rebuilding of the shattered faces of the wounded, Pat Barker’s latest novel Toby's Room is a riveting drama of identity, damage, intimacy and loss. This event will explore art’s responsibility to war, and the links between art, literature, science and history. Pat Barker was born in Thornaby-on-Tees in 1943. She was educated at LSE and has been a teacher of history an
Understanding Weight vs Mass
In everyday language, the words "mass" and "weight" are used interchangably but they really are different things when it comes to physics. Professor Steven Pollock explains weight in this video from Thinkwell's online Physics series. The video uses lecture format, demonstration, and a whiteboard to aid in the explanation. Run time 09:16.
Eastern Ukraine digs in as international parties scramble for peace
As armed pro-Russia activists brace for a government-launched anti-terrorist operation, international parties are scrambling to find a peaceful resolution. Nathan Frandino reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and inter
Embedding the concept of competency maps
This presentation outlines the background, context and transferability of a competency mapping tool originally developed in health but suitable for enterprise
The Kids are All Right: Research from the Field Allison Arling, Senior Director of Strategic Innovation, The Intelligence Group
Who are Gen Y and Gen Z? And what do they know that we don’t know? Using research from their latest Cassandra report, Allison Arling will take us into the minds and modes of the next generations. Not only will we learn who these new young consumers are, but IG will look at current trends in context to explain why they place value on use rather than ownership, how they’ve developed a digital
Allison Arling, Senior Director of Strategic Innovation, The Intelligence Group
PROSAD "PROSAD: A Bidding Decision Support System for Profit Optimizing Search Engine Advertising" by Bernd Skiera, Goethe University, Nadia Abou Nabout Goethe University and Steffan Vogel, SEA. The authors present a model-based decision support system to enable optimal bidding for key words as well as facilitating human intervention in the process
"PROSAD: A Bidding Decision Support System for Profit Optimizing Search Engine Advertising" by Bernd Skiera, Goethe University, Nadia Abou Nabout Goethe University and Steffan Vogel, SEA.
The authors present a model-based decision support system to enable optimal bidding for key words as well as facilitating human intervention in the process
Biotechnology: Reverse Transcriptase: A Tool Taken from Viruses
Professor George Wolfe discusses reverse transcriptase in this video from Thinkwell's online Biology series. The video uses lecture format as well as notes and illustrations on a board. Run time 08:12.
Research on Microorganisms that Live Off Carbon Dioxide
This video produced by Teachers' Domain features Cathy Drennan, Professor of Chemistry and Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Cathy explains that her research focuses on microorganisms that live off carbon dioxide, one of several greenhouse gases that are widely believed to accelerate global warming. Specifically, Cathy is investigating how a protein inside these microorganisms converts carbon dioxide into energy. Ultimately, Cathy hopes humans might apply what they learn from
SAT Tips Tricks and Strategies Literary Festival 2013: Beyond the Book: new forms of academic communication [Audio]
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Speaker(s): Professor Miriam Bernard, Dr Kip Jones, Dr Gareth Morris | Academic communication is changing. New emphasis on impact and public engagement, combined with new technologies that allow high quality and easy to use production methods are increasing the possible range of outputs from academic research. This session will hear from three researchers that have used alternative forms for their research dissemination. We will ask what strengths these forms had in comparison to traditional boo
Literary Festival 2013: Beyond the Book: new forms of academic communication [Audio]