Professor Germaine Greer - An Insight - Full Interview
Warning: Explicit Content Professor Germaine Greer delivered the 2010 Winifred Mercier public lecture at Leeds Met on Tuesday March 23. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcast
2.4 Image In the city of Rome the emperor glorified his relationship with the provinces. Here you will consider how the emperor was exalted in the provinces. It was impossible for the emperor to be seen personally by all his subjects and so methods were employed to publicise his face and name – to overcome geographic distance by making the emperor familiar to his people. Standardised images of the emperor – on statues, busts and coins – were widely copied and placed in prominent public locations.
In the city of Rome the emperor glorified his relationship with the provinces. Here you will consider how the emperor was exalted in the provinces. It was impossible for the emperor to be seen personally by all his subjects and so methods were employed to publicise his face and name – to overcome geographic distance by making the emperor familiar to his people. Standardised images of the emperor – on statues, busts and coins – were widely copied and placed in prominent public locations.
Math Shorts Episode 8 - Slicing Three Dimensional Figures
This two-minute Math Shorts episode helps students understand the two-dimensional figures that result from slicing solid three-dimensional figures. The video demonstrates this using cylinders and right rectangular pyramids as the three-dimensional figures.
Please visit the PBS Learning Media library (pbslearningmedia.org/resource/muen-math-g-slicing-3d-figures/slicing-three-dimensional-figures/) to access the supplementary learning materials included with this video.
1913 | "Street, Berlin" by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
For more information please visit http://www.moma.org/1913
RIM profits plunge 47 percent
Sept. 15 - Summary of business headlines: BlackBerry maker Research in Motion results much worse than expected; IMF chief urges bold action on global economy; Stocks rally in U.S. and Europe as central banks announce loan program for commercial banks. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Acclaimed artist Jim Dine donates collection to Museum of Art/WSU
PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State University's Museum of Art announced today that it received an unprecedented gift of more than 200 fine art prints from internationally acclaimed artist Jim Dine. The gift—valued at nearly $2 million—creates the largest permanent collection of Dine prints at a university in the world. For more about this story, click here: https://news.wsu.edu/2014/06/10/acclaimed-artist-jim-dine-donates-collection-to-museum-of-artwsu/#.U5aOg5RdUto
From Talking Leaves to Pixels: Cherokee, a Case Study
The Cherokee syllabary has a unique history among the world's writing systems. It evolved from handwritten forms to the printing press to typewriters all the way to text messaging. The Cherokees' adoption of technology has led to productive partnerships with the technology industry, including Google. This talk reviews the evolution of the syllabary & how technology had helped revitalize a Native American language.
Bites, Stings, Spines, and Spurs - Venom Delivery
Venomous animals have evolved a variety of mechanisms that deliver toxins to would-be predators and prey. Museum Curator Mark Siddall discusses some of the anatomical features you'll want to avoid! At the American Museum of Natural History's exhibition, THE POWER OF POISON, you'll learn how most venomous animals have two things in common: special glands for manufacturing venom and something sharp with which to inject it. You'll also get a chance to see some of the toxic species, including a Gil
What is Differentiated Instruction?
This video will give you a basic understanding of what differentiated instruction is and why it is important. (03:44)
Rethinking Investment Treaty Law: An Investor's Perspective - Repsol / YPF in Argentina [Audio]
Speaker(s): Pablo Fernandez, Carlos Lopez, Miguel Klingenberg | The recent expropriation of Repsol by the Argentine government raises important legal, diplomatic and policy issues that put into question the current system of international investment protection. This seminar invites to debate on this issues from the investor's perspective. Pablo Fernández is Professor of Finance at the IESE Business School, Madrid. Carlos López Jall is the Director of International Organizations and European Af
The Toy That Saved Christmas, Part 1 of 5
Appearing in a TV commercial advertising his latest product, a 'Buzz-Saw Louie' toy, unscrupulous toy maker Wally P. Nezzer, convinces all of Dinkletown that "Christmas is when you get stuff!" With the town's children begging for more toys, it's sure to be the worst Christmas in Dinkletown - until one brave little Buzz-Saw Louie decides to make it the best Christmas ever with the help of the Veggie Tales crew; Larry the cucumber, Bob the tomato, and Junior Asparagus! (10:03)
Egyptian court sentences hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood to death
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe An Egyptian court sentences to death nearly 700 supporters of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and its leader, intensifying a crackdown on the movement that could trigger political violence ahead of elections. Mana Rabiee 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 provid
This artefact outlines the creation of a new website for Innovation North students holding details of all work placements (short, long term, voluntary, paid).The Institute for Enterprise funded the project and the money helped pay a student to maintain the website for a year
Jepson School of Leadership Studies Prelude Ceremony 2014
The Jepson School of Leadership Studies welcomes its Class of 2017 at Prelude, the induction ceremony for newly admitted students. 11.03.14
Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture - slides (as PDF)
A pdf of the slides used in Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall at Leeds Metropolitan University on 27 January 2011.
Going Beyond 'Dangerous' Climate Change [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Kevin Anderson | Despite high-level statements to the contrary, there is little to no chance of maintaining the global mean surface temperature increase at or below 2 degrees Celsius. Moreover, the impacts associated with 2°C have been revised upward sufficiently so that 2°C now more appropriately represents the threshold between 'dangerous' and 'extremely dangerous' climate change. Kevin Anderson will address the endemic bias prevalent amongst many of those building emis
Andrew Likierman GLS 2010 interview
Sir Andrew Likierman, Dean of London Business School, on what we can learn from emerging markets
Beginners’ French: food and drink
Improve your language skills by learning to communicate more easily and effectively in French. In this free course, Beginners' French: Food and drink, you will also gain an insight into French societies and cultures through focusing on food and drink. You will listen to French speakers in a variety of situations, and you will be provided with some skills for coping with reading texts.Author(s):
Is Anybody Listening?
“Innovation” may be the buzz word of the post-crisis world, but getting decision makers at multinational corporations to pay attention to ideas that are new, foreign and at odds with the company’s business model can leave subsidiary managers banging their heads against the wall.
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, triangle
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a triangle