Beyond the Big Bang: Einstein's World
Shows us how Einsteins's theory of relativity explored the link between space and time
Nanotechnology in medicine
Professor David Smith from The University of York talks about nanotechnology and its application to modern medicine. Topics covered include delivery of cancer drugs, tissue engineering and gene therapy. Length: 25 minutes
Producing antibodies in plants
Dr. Lorenzo Frigerio from Warwick's Biological Sciences Department talks about the Wellcome Trust Translation Award he has received to enable him to validate his lab based work on increased yield of antibody production within plant cells using complete plants in order to show industrial scale manufacture is possible. Length: 19 minutes
[Panel Discussion] Security Systems clouds models and privacy challenges
iDASH Privacy Workshop 2011 October 10-11, 2011 Led by Xiaoqian Jiang Robert El-Kareh (UCSD), Philip (UIC), Joydeep Ghosh (UT-Austin), Charles Elkan (UCSD)
Bill Nelson -- The Promise of Personalized Medicine
Johns Hopkins University experts are addressing some of today's biggest challenges. Bill Nelson, the Marion I. Knott director and professor of oncology at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses personalized medicine and how it will fundamentally change the way medicine is practiced.
SAIS Hosted Discussion on Marriage in America Featuring JHU Sociologist Andrew Cherlin
Andrew J. Cherlin, professor of sociology and public policy at the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at Johns Hopkins University, discussed, "The Marriage Go-Round: How and Why Family Life Is Different in the United States Than in Other Wealthy Nations" on Monday, October 25.
Christopher & Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi - What the Bible Teaches us About Robotics
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi is renowned as the architect of the idea of "flow" in creative work, and recognized as one of the world's leading researchers on positive psychology. His son, Christopher, works at the intersection of new technologies, media, and the arts. He currently directs the MIT Media Lab's Computing Culture group, as well as the MIT Center for Future Civic Media. A featured event of the "Play makes life worth living" theme semester collaboration with support from Arts Engine, Un
U.S. Day Ahead: What's hot and what's not in Q4
Sep 27 - Investors are getting ready to tweak their portfolios as the third-quarter ends. Find out what deals exist and what pitfalls to avoid.
UCL's new campus in Qatar
Professor Michael Worton: Vice-Provost (Academic and International) announces UCL's plans to open a new campus in Qatar. UCL's programme there will consist of archaeology, cultural heritage and museum studies. The campus will be based within Education City, alongside a handful of other world-class university satellite campuses, and run in partnership with the Qatar Foundation and the Qatar Museums Authority. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/vice-provost/worton/ http://www.qf.org.qa/ http://www.qma.com.qa/e
Positron emission imaging
The newly appointed dean of the school of engineering Professor Jonathan Seville talks about how his area of expertise, positron emission imaging, is set to develop and what lies ahead for the whole discipline of engineering.
Global Warming: Science and the Message
When you hear the words "Climate Change", what do you think of - last week's, thunderstorm, or something longer-term? Do you think the media gives credence to climate change deniers? In this video Dr Ben Newell from UNSW's School of Psychology talks about the difficulties for climate scientists in cutting through misconception and misinformation to get their messages across. Dr Newell has written a paper on the Psychology of Global Warming with Professor Andy Pitman of the UNSW Climate Chang
URI Common Reading - A Conversation with Cedric Williams
Cedric Jennings, the subject of the biography, "A Hope In The Unseen: An American Odyessy from the Inner City to the Ivy League," by Ron Susskind.
Ute Frevert: The Moral Economy of Trust. Modern Trajectories
The 2013 Annual Lecture 'The Moral Economy of Trust: Modern Trajectories' was given by Professor Ute Frevert, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, on Friday, 8 November 2013.
The backyards of Williamsburg's finest homes tell the story of a separate society. Author Mike Olmert reads the architecture of outbuildings.
Study Finds Commercial Organic Farms Have Better Fruit and Soi
PULLMAN, Wash.—Side-by-side comparisons of organic and conventional strawberry farms and their fruit found the organic farms produced more flavorful and nutritious berries while leaving the soil healthier and more genetically diverse. "Our findings have global implications and advance what we know about the sustainability benefits of organic farming systems," said John Reganold, Washington State University Regents professor of soil science and lead author of a paper published today in the peer
La Vida Cotidiana
Excerpt from the book. Tis resource may be useful in preparing for the LC oral exam. In Spanish
Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation Video
Video of excavation in progress, (for use with excavation quizzes 1 and 2) or your own purposes
Lezen, woordenschat, schrijven, structureren: Comic Relief
De student oefent begrijpend lezen en woordenschat ivm teksten over liefdadigheid. Hij/zij leert hoofdzaken in een tekst onderscheiden. Hij/zij kan ook een korte tekst schrijven om een goed doel voor te stellen.
Dimensions of the Global Food Crisis: Session 3
Professor Robert Watson, Chief Scientific Advisor, Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, UK presents "Identifying appropriate agricultural production systems in the context of the contemporary 'food crisis'". 44th Otago Foreign Policy School - Salmond Hall, Dunedin, New Zealand. Friday 26 June to Sunday 28 June 2009.
Ireland: Economic Recovery and the EU Presidency - Stability, Jobs & Growth [Audio]
Speaker(s): Enda Kenny | Enda Kenny is Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland, a position he has held since March 2011. He has been the Leader of Fine Gael since June 2002 and has represented the people of Mayo as a Fine Gael member of Dáil Éireann since 1975. He served as Minister for Tourism and Trade from 1994 - 1997. He was also Vice-President of the European People’s Party from 2006-2012.