Three Minute Thesis: Suchitra Ramachandran
Suchitra Ramachandran, Ph.D. candidate in Biological Sciences, presents her Three Minute Thesis "Statistics and the Human Connectome." Suchitra took 2nd place and one the People's Choice award in Carnegie Mellon University's inaugural Three Minute Thesis competition.
Carnegie Mellon University held the championship round of its inaugural Three Minute Thesis competition on February 18, 2014. Eleven Ph.D. students presented a compelling oration on their thesis and its significance in just three m
#246: Where's your compassion? Generation Y and the new empathy deficit
Social psychologist Dr Sara Konrath discusses intergenerational differences in empathy, and how this important social attribute seems to be diminishing in Generation Y. Presented by Dr Dyani Lewis.
Video: Speaking in Salvador, Brazil on Marx’s Capital, Volume 1
From the description: David Harvey visited Brazil for an international seminar on Marx. This is the lecture he gave in Salvador (March 26th) on the publication of the brazilian edition of his A Companion to Marx’s Capital, Volume 1, by Boitempo. With activities extending throughout three months and six brazilian cities, the seminar featured Slavoj […]
Le châtaignier, arbre du paysage (Vidéo)
Ressource non labellisée UVED - En cours d'expertise
Dans le cadre d'une société agraire en pleine mutation, la gestion des espaces occupés par les châtaigneraies fait l'objet de nombreuses interrogations de la part des décideurs publics. Le paysage est-il une aménité ? A-t-il une véritable valeur économique ? Les paysages de ...
Judaism and Capitalism
The Lou Church Memorial Lecture. Recorded 9 March 2012 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. Includes an introduction by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. [47:23]
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
Film in history/history in film
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009 This module explores the inter-relations and interactions of film and history in 20th century Europe and the United States (with a few classic films from elsewhere). It considers how films have appropriated past events as their core subject matter or setting, for purposes of nostalgic entertainment or didactic drama, for social commentary, philosophical enquiry or political protest
Video #18 - What Will Your Spanish Skills Bring to the Table??
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Your pen pal in Spain has asked you to stay with him for the week while you are visiting Spain. You are really excited because you will be able to get to know him better and he is going to show you around town too! When you arrive, he promises a [...]
Taking the Baby on the Road
A neonatologist at the University of Arizona College of Medicine is using simulation technology to prepare residents at University Medical Center and health-care professionals in outlying communities to manage crisis situations involving newborn babies. Her hands-on approach to neonatal resuscitation protocol (NRP) helps to foster teamwork and instill confidence in her students.
China at 60: Myths and Realities Pt 3
China at 60: Myths and Realities Pt 3
Qingshan Tan, Ph.D., Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Political Science at Cleveland State University
Pt 3: Village Elections and Governance
Village elections have been implemented throughout China for more than a decade. In spite of improvements in the election process and villagers’ increasing awareness of democratic rights, the elections are widely viewed as producing little effect on village governance. Why have villag
Islamic microfinance gains popularity in war-torn Afghanistan
After spending several years in Iran as a refugee struggling to make a living, Shooperi Sharif never imagined that one day she would have a business of her very own. Last year, the 34-year old mother of three took out an Islamic microfinance loan to expand her business -- it was an Islamic loan as she's one of thousands of Afghans who refuse to take interest-bearing loans.
Comprehension of emotion in neurodegenerative disorders
Recent evidence indicates that the posterior corpus callosum is smaller in patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD). Conversely, it has been demonstrated that patients with frontal systems deficits also have degradation of the anterior corpus callosum. Although these investigations indicate possible morphological relationships between the corpus callosum and cortical structures in neurodegenerative disorders, the relationship between specific neuropsychological measure of cognitive functioning and
Richard Marston and Jeremy Siegel: Will the Bank Plan Revive Global Markets?
With stock markets in freefall, U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson announced on Tuesday that the government's effort to unlock credit markets would include direct investments of $250 billion in bank equities. He also warned bankers not to hoard the money, but to use it to make the loans that lubricate the nation's economy. In separate interviews, Wharton finance professors Richard Marston and Jeremy Siegel tell Knowledge@Wharton that while the investment is not without risk, it appears to be
27 Sep 2010: Energy Market Consequences of an Emerging U.S. Carbon Management Policy
Emerging energy and climate policies in the United States are accelerating the pace of technological changes and prompting calls for alternative energy and stricter energy efficiency measures. These trends raise questions about the future demand for fossil fuels, such that some energy-producing nations are reluctant to invest heavily in the expansion of production capacity. The abundance of shale gas resources in North America could allow the United States to utilize more gas in its energy mix a
Illinois State's Chicago Teacher Education Pipeline
The Chicago Teacher Education Pipeline (CTEP), now in its 10th year, builds partnerships between Illinois State University and the schools and community-based organizations in the respective neighborhoods. Benefiting from CTEP's many partnerships, preservice students live and work in these areas and gain deep understanding of how to use the community's assets. They then incorporate their new knowledge and perspectives into their teaching practices.
More information at: http://TeacherPipeline.Il
Aihwa Ong: the Bernard Moses Memorial Lecture "Where the Wild Genes Are."
Aihwa Ong presents the Bernard Moses Memorial Lecture "Where the Wild Genes Are."
In 1998, the Human Genome Project sought to represent humanity in general. In contrast, a few years earlier, NIH promoted the study of race in the human genome. This talk discusses the impact of the two events on genomic science in Biopolis, a biomedical hub in Singapore. Professor Ong examines Asian scientists' claims "This is where the variants are," and why their DNA map is "more valuable" than genetic databases
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