Stocks fall over Greek default fears
Sept. 19 - European markets tumble after EU finance ministers meeting in Poland at the weekend, failed to reach an agreement on how to tackle the euro zone debt crisis. Hayley Platt reports.
War on climate change
In this podcast - Going to war for the environment? Dr Matthew Humphrey, Reader in Political Philosophy assesses a controversial theory by Australian academic Professor Robyn Eckersley. Professor Eckersley is among a group of experts who believe that military intervention may be reasonably used to protect natural resources.
Understanding global politics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009. This module introduces global politics through the major theoretical, historical and empirical ways of seeing international relations. Different claims, about, for example, human nature, power, war, peace, the state, society, law and politics are offered by thinkers who exercise a major influence on our contemporary understanding. These claims contribute to different approaches t
Thinking about dyslexia
These documents are part of the Thinking about Dyslexia website which was produced by Academic Support. The website is intended to support our staff by providing a resource about dyslexia and by highlighting the good practice amongst teaching staff which our students have found helpful. One of our aims is to demonstrate that some elements of what is good practice for all work extremely well for dyslexic students and therefore st
The package was written in 1996. Radio immuno assay (RIA) is a technique for measuring concentrations of antigens. Although better techniques have subsequently been developed from it, understanding RIA forms the basis for understanding these derivatives. RIA belongs to the family of competition assays which are widely used in science, medicine and related industries to measure the concentrations of biologically active molecules. This package introduces the concepts of RIA and will be useful t
Politics in 60 seconds. War
Dr Lucy Sargisson defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on War as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Dr Lucy Sargisson, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Lucy Sargisson is an Associate Professor of Politics at the University of Nottingham. She is an active member of the profession, serving on th
The Distributive Property
This animated video demonstrates using the distributive property to solve 7(3+9). The seven is described as a ninja "attacking" the other numbers. ( :57)
Joseph Stalin: A Biography
Entitled, A Biography of Joseph V. Stalin, the Great Georgian, this video uses original footage to explain how Joseph Stalin sacrificed everything for joining with the Bolshevik Revolution. The video uses graphics to help explain his rise to power in this 15 minute video. There are several Russian songs used. There is nothing in this video about what he did to the population in terms of terror. Best previewed to check point of view.
The Best Part of Everything: A Modern Family
A family’s evolution as the children face the real world and the parents prepare for an empty nest and retirement.Weaved together by an assemblage of aesthetically and emotionally rich interviews, an extraordinary array of archival material and vérité footage, The Best Part of Everything explores an American family facing their hopes, dreams, ambitions, and regrets as the 20-something children face the real world and the parents prepare for an empty nest and retirement.Jes Th
Paris revives Pompeii for exhibition
Sept. 20 - A major exhibition re-creates the atmosphere of ancient Pompeii, in the heart of Paris. Tara Cleary reports.
ISS Update - Sept. 22, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Sept. 22, 2011.
This Week @Minnesota: Inauguration of President Eric Kaler
For this episode of This Week @Minnesota, we celebrate the inauguration of the University of Minnesota's 16th President, Eric Kaler. The week leading up to his inauguration included community visits and college tours.
A Career in Real Estate
This video features an interview with a realtor who works for a real estate, investment, mortgage company. She describes her background and daily duties. Marketing that accompanies real estate is also described. The realtor has a very positive attitude and describes helping people with such significant purchases as her favorite part of the job. ( 4:06)
The Design of Decision Support Systems in Urban and Regional Planning
Planning methodology over the years, has shifted from situations whereby planners think, plan and design for the people to one whereby both people and planners have become important components of the planning process. Consequently, the important urban planning methodology of the last two decades that utilized mathematical models in the planning process is fast becoming obsolete. The paper argues that model building should move to the creation of urban decision support systems for the planning pr
Séminaire de chirurgie oncologique: Cancer de l'endomètre (Diagnostic et traitement)
SEMINAIRE DE CHIRURGIE GYNECOLOGIQUE
Oncologie mammaire et pelvienne
DAKAR - du 6 juin au 10 juin 2011
Faculté de médecine de Pharmacie et d'Odontologie
Université Cheikh Anta Diop
Hôpital de Pikine
Ministère français des Affaires Etrangères et Européennes
Fonds de Solidarité Prioritaire - Mortalité et Morbidité de la Mère et de l'Enfant (http://www.mere-enfant.org)
UNF3S Université Numérique des Sciences de la
SEMINAIRE DE CHIRURGIE GYNECOLOGIQUE
Libya's new leader addresses UN
Sept. 24 - Libya's interim leader Mahmoud Jibril says his country has been 'reborn' since Gaddafi's government was toppled. Deborah Gembara reports.
20 Part 3: 4 Phases and waves of innovation To wrap up this section I'll take a broad look at the innovation process. It's possible to think of innovation at different levels of generalisation. There are individual stages that innovations go through from invention to diffusion – these are sometimes called phases. At a higher level of generalisation each complete set of phases for a group of related technologies can be seen as a wave. Sometimes such waves appear close together and combine to have a revolutionary impact.<
To wrap up this section I'll take a broad look at the innovation process. It's possible to think of innovation at different levels of generalisation. There are individual stages that innovations go through from invention to diffusion – these are sometimes called phases. At a higher level of generalisation each complete set of phases for a group of related technologies can be seen as a wave. Sometimes such waves appear close together and combine to have a revolutionary impact.<
Dog Treat Launcher
An Interview With a Meteorologist
Watch this selection to take a virtual field trip to Colorado to meet a television weatherman. He describes his motivation to become a meteorolgist and background necessary for this career. Methods for predicting the weather such as Doppler Radar are explained. ( 4:44)
We the People
America's Constitution stands as a monument to compromise.