Reuters Breakingviews: The hybrid bond gamble
Sept. 27 - As Asian investors develop a taste for hybrid debt, Reuters Breakingviews columnist Wei Gu warns that higher returns are far from guaranteed.
India and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation treaty
How does a nuclear power & non-signatory of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty engage in international debate on the issue? Following the US-led campaign for global nuclear disarmament and a nuclear weapons free world, the international community eagerly await the review conference of the parties to the treaty on Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), to be held in New York between 3-28 May 2010. But what of India? Or Pakistan, Israel and North Korea? Four states with nuclear weapons
Workshop 8: Wind and Weather
Climactic conditions in each season are not just the result of the tilt of the Earth's axis. In this workshop, they examine the effect of light on the weather. The path of light is followed as it enters the atmosphere, and is absorbed, reflected, and radiated as heat by the land and by the water. A fifth grade classroom is observed as they explore these phenomena.
CVs and Letters to Employers
CV’s and Letters to Employers is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio.
Learning spaces: evaluation
A presentation which provides an overview of key research questions relating to the development of fit for purpose learning spaces
U.S. Energy Policy after Japan: If Not Nuclear, Then What?
As the crisis at Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi plant continues to unfold, every bit of news that trickles out deepens the debate about nuclear energy. Anti-nuclear activists point to smoldering reactors and radioactive drinking water; others say the fact that the aging plant survived the earthquake and tsunami without greater damage signals its ability to withstand major disruptions. At issue is whether the expansion of nuclear power in the U.S. gets a green, red or yellow light.Author(s):
Which companies will survive and which will fail in a recession?
Chris Higson, Associate Professor of Accounting explains why when a recession hits your survival is predestined and depends on the markets you serve, the business models you use and the strength of your balance sheet
How to Grip a Tennis Racket
How to Grip a Tennis Racket. Part of the series: How to Play Tennis. Gripping a tennis racket is typically done with a continental or semi-Western grip. Grip a tennis racket with tips from a certified tennis pro in this free video on tennis.
How to do the Double Ready Hop
Be aware of violent ad at start of video. This tennis drill is designed to improve speed. The video is quite short, but does a good job of explaining the foot movements. run time 0:49
The Diary of Anne Frank: Background Information, Part 2 of 3
A teacher narrates her slide show of photographs of the Frank family and their hideaway. Ann received a diary on her 13th birthday, and then went into hiding. A model of the hiding place is shown. (3:39)
Leadership and Management- Resources and Tasks
The 1:1:1 Delivery model as trialled in the RMIT Leadership and Management course BUSM 3120
Academic research on student engagement - lost formulae to inspiring students
This paper shows academic tutors take on a multitude of roles in their current positions at university and while teaching is expected, from most, it is often assumed that the tutor will apply appropriate pedagogical tools to convey knowledge to the students. This view is now being challenged as many students are being actively encouraged to voice their views of the teaching and learning experience this paper shows
Putin blames Malaysia plane crash on Ukraine's renewal of military campaign
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Russian President Vladimir Putin expresses sorrow for the downed jetliner and blames the conflict in Ukraine. 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 int
Promise based management: How to create a 'promise' culture in an organisation Lecture 05 - 10/4/2010
In the final of his three-part podcast series on promise based management, Donald Sull, Associate Professor of Management Practice, explores how to encourage people to consistently make good promises and deliver results.
Lecture 05 - 10/4/2010