Retailing in Leeds - Consumer Shopping preferences
Leeds is a major city in the UK and as such is a magnet for shoppers from the surrounding region. Around 1.7 to 1.9 million people are in the catchment area as shoppers in Leeds city centre. Consequently retail is an important business for Leeds. John Temperley Senior Lecturer in Marketing in the Business School and a retail specialist, explains the choices that face consumers and what their preferences are, based on research by students sponsored by Leeds city centre management. The results ar
The John Muir Way: Helensburgh to Balloch
A selection of photographs taken along this section of the long-distance route
Past, Present and Future of Oil
Based on his experience as former chief executive of BP, Lord Browne will share his thoughts about the future of oil, as it relates to its past and its present. Lord Browne is a crossbench member of the House of Lords.
Numerous, Various, Revealing, Ubiquitous, and Teachable Documents
Featured here are three photographs, three posters, and three textual documents from the National Archives that relate to several of the 100 Our Documents. They are teachable documents that inspire creative methods for introducing students to the milestones and reinforcing their significance.
The role of banks in a globalised economy: balancing innovation and stability
Banks are called upon to play a primary role, in cooperation with policymakers and regulators, in the quest for better levels of financial stability for the system as a whole. The real economy's needs must be central to the bank's characteristic function. Alessandro Profumo has been the Chief Executive Officer of UniCredit Group since it was founded in 1997; as of December 2005 he is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of HVB and as of July 2006 he is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bank Aust
Policy Responses to the Financial Crisis
Ben S. Bernanke was sworn in on February 1, 2006, as Chairman and a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Dr. Bernanke also serves as Chairman of the Federal Open Market Committee, the System's principal monetary policymaking body. He was appointed as a member of the Board to a full 14-year term, which expires January 31, 2020, and to a four-year term as Chairman, which expires January 31, 2010. Before his appointment as Chairman, Dr. Bernanke was Chairman of the Presid
Majority Judgement: a completely new voting system. Part Two - The Principal Properties of Majority
Laraki argues that the new Majority Judgement voting system is superior because it best ranks candidates according to merit. It best resists manipulation or "gaming the vote." It heeds majority rule. It is not subject to Arrow’s impossibility, nor to most other classical paradoxes.
A Conversation between Bill Gates Sr. and Howard Davies
Bill Gates Sr., is a prominent lawyer, civil activist, and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He is the author of Showing Up for Life: Thoughts on the Gifts of a Lifetime, a memoir that shares reflections on lessons from a lifetime of "showing up" - lessons he learned growing up during the Great Depression, and that he instilled in his children and continues to practice on the world stage as co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
The New Economic Settlement: building sustainable growth
The last 18 months have seen unprecedented shocks to the financial system which have had significant implications for the wider economy. As we recover, financial services and the stock markets can and should play a vital role in funding a sustainable economic recovery and social development in the UK and worldwide.
The Long and the Short of It
It is time for the public to take control of the financial system from the people who have paid themselves so much money to lose so much of ours. John Kay is a visiting professor at LSE and columnist with the Financial Times.
Geopolitics and Imperialism: the British Empire and Halford Mackinder 1890-1940
It was perhaps no coincidence that Halford Mackinder, the most famous exponent of geopolitical theory, wrote his seminal essay in 1904 when British world power seemed on the verge of a secular crisis. This lecture examines how far the insights contained in Mackinder's four major works explain the geopolitical fortunes of the British world system in its age of blood and iron.
How Predictable is the Climate System: Droughts, Floods, and Extreme Events "How Predictable is the Climate System: Droughts, Floods, and Extreme Events" A lecture delivered by UCI Professor Soroosh Sorooshian on February 20, 2008. Professor Sorooshian, Director of the Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing at the University of California, Irvine is both Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Distinguished Professor of Earth System Science. Among the world's top experts on drought, he has been advisor to the World Meteorolo
"How Predictable is the Climate System: Droughts, Floods, and Extreme Events"
A lecture delivered by UCI Professor Soroosh Sorooshian on February 20, 2008. Professor Sorooshian, Director of the Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing at the University of California, Irvine is both Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Distinguished Professor of Earth System Science. Among the world's top experts on drought, he has been advisor to the World Meteorolo
Delve into the private thoughts of a reluctant revolutionary in this Evolution Web feature.
All About Aid-Navigating the World of Student Loans
In this lesson, students create presentations for graduating seniors about how to navigate the college financial aid system.
Lecture 18 - 11/30/2010
Lecture 10 - 11/29/2010
Instituciones y Derecho de la Unión Europea (2011)
Esta asignatura pretende que el alumno conozca, después de la breve aproximación a la misma que supone la asignatura Introducción al Sistema Jurídico Internacional y de la Unión Europea (1º de Grado en Derecho), con mayor profundidad las instituciones que conforman la Unión Europea y las peculiariedades de su ordenamiento jurídico. La publicación en el Portal OCW de la Universidad de Murcia tiene como fin que el alumno pueda acceder a una introducción doctrinal breve en cada uno de los
Why Do Magnets Stick to Things?
This is a brief exploration of magnets and magnetic fields. The narration is accompanied by still images. The video gives the California standards for this topic. (2:21)
Digitaal ontwerp van Afrikaanse maskers en complementaire kleuren De leerlingen tekenen eerst een Afrikaans masker, waarbij ze gebruik maken van symmetrie. Daarna tekenen ze dit ontwerp in Paint. Ze kleuren het masker symmetrisch in en gaan daarna de helft van het masker in negatief zetten. Het …
De leerlingen tekenen eerst een Afrikaans masker, waarbij ze gebruik maken van symmetrie. Daarna tekenen ze dit ontwerp in Paint. Ze kleuren het masker symmetrisch in en gaan daarna de helft van het masker in negatief zetten.