Pediatric Kidney Transplant
Kahla Tallie was just a baby when it was determined that she would need a kidney transplant. Kahla's mother was her living donor, giving life to her daughter for a second time through transplantation. Kahla's nephrologist, Dr. Susan Mendley, talks about caring for Kahla and helping her return to life as a normal child.
Bayer CropScience Makes $19.3 Million Contribution to Texas Tech University
Texas Tech University received a large research investment from Bayer CropScience. The contribution will benefit cotton research initiatives in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
Scientists unlock evolution of cholera
Researchers at McMaster University and the University of Sydney have traced the bacterium behind a global cholera pandemic that killed millions -- a version of the same bug that continues to strike vulnerable populations in the world's poorest regions. Read more: http://dailynews.mcmaster.ca/article/scientists-unlock-evolution-of-cholera/
Jimmy Martin - The Glenn Department of Civil Engineering
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Why History Matters: A Panel Discussion || Radcliffe Institute
Historians Joyce Antler, Nancy F. Cott, Thavolia Glymph, Linda Gordon, Linda K. Kerber, and Alice Kessler-Harris take questions from the audience and each other during a panel discussion about US women's history and Gerda Lerner (1920--2013), who was a singular force in developing the field.
Prof Philip Steadman (UCL) on film 'Tim's Vermeer'
In 2001 Professor Philip Steadman (UCL Bartlett School of Graduate Studies and the UCL Energy Institute) published a book called Vermeer's Camera, about the evidence for the great seventeenth-century Dutch painter using a camera obscura to make his pictures. Fast forward 13 years and the original ideas in the book have provided the foundation for the BAFTA-nominated documentary Tim's Vermeer. Further info: Slides courtesy of Prof Steadman; footage courtesy of Sony Pictures Releasing Prof Stead
8.851 Effective Field Theory (MIT)
Effective field theory is a fundamental framework to describe physical systems with quantum field theory. Part I of this course covers common tools used in effective theories. Part II is an in depth study of the Soft-Collinear Effective Theory (SCET), an effective theory for hard interactions in collider physics.
Space Station Live: Studying Fire In Space (FLEX-2)
Public Affairs Officer Lori Meggs at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama talks about a "cool" flames experiment in space. Meggs speaks to Vedha Nayagam, co-investigator for the FLEX-2 combustion experiment. You never want to hear about a fire in space, but for this experiment, that's exactly what had to happen. The FLEX-2 experiment burned different types of fuel droplets and showed us how flames behave without gravity, so that we may learn better ways to extinguish flames in sp
IPB's Ingeborg Breines speaks about the impact of the Nobel Peace Prize
Ingeborg Breines, co-President of International Peace Bureau, Nobel Peace Prize laureate 1910, speaks about the impact of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Tan Table
Calculate the height of a building, Tan Table
Assessing your skills
Welcome to Assessing Your Skills one of the series of 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. The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your skills as a first step toward choosing work that really suits you. It can also he
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Introduction to FirstClass for undergraduate students at JMSB
To download FirstClass: http://jmsb.concordia.ca Your User ID: same as the one you use to log onto the myConcordia.ca portal. You will receive your temporary password in an email. FirstClass support: email@example.com or at 514-848-2424 ext. 7613
A freshmen general institute requirement tries a novel approach to assessment.
Making the DIY Clinometer
Link to Youtube video showing how to make a do-it-yourself clinometer
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, DIY Clinometer template
Make your own clinometer - template and instructions
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Calculate Height of Building guide
Guide to calculating the height of a building
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Calc Height of Building, Angle Tool
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the height of a building
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Rearranging Formulae
Interactive simulation, rearranging formulae (letters and numbers)