Welfare State Reform Over the (Very) Long-run
The lecture and panel discussion celebrate the T H Marshall Fellowship scheme, funded by the Volkswagen Foundation, which has been running for seven years. The event also launches the Oxford Handbook of the Welfare State |and will be followed by a reception. Paul Pierson has been a professor of public policy and holder of the Avice Sarint Chair of Public Policy at Berkeley since 2004. Anton Hemerijck is secretary of the Scientific Council for Government Policy in the Netherlands, and is Professo
The Wisdom of Bees
When Michael O'Malley first took up beekeeping he thought it would be a nice hobby to share with his son. But he noticed that bees not only work together to achieve a common goal but, in the process, create a remarkably productive organisation. O'Malley's new book The Wisdom of Bees shows what bees can teach managers and provides insight into decision-making, communication and forward planning. This event celebrates the publication of Michael O'Malleys new book The Wisdom of Bees: What the Hive
Liu honored at banquet
Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo is honored during a banquet and march after winning the Nobel Peace Prize.
Complete version: This Biodiversity Consortium courseware 'World' unit uses the large ungulates in the Kruger National Park as a basis for exploring various aspects of species diversity. You can interactively sample various habitats in the Kruger National Park, and obtain counts of the different ungulates present. These data can then be used to plot a variety of different diversity indices and abundance models. Full instructions for this sampling program are available in the courseware unit
SP.236 Exploring Pharmacology (MIT)
From Abilify to Zyrtec, the world is full of interesting drugs. Such substances have cured diseases, started wars, and ended careers. This seminar will explain how drugs can elicit a range of medicinal and recreational effects. Planned topics include over-the-counter drugs and "dietary supplements," drugs of abuse, treatments for neurological disorders, psychiatric medications, and many more. Prior experience is neither expected nor required, but student participation is essential.
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UNESCWA) is one of five regional commissions created by the United Nations (UN) in order to fulfil the economic and social goals set out in the UN Charter by promoting cooperation and integration between the countries in each region of the world. The UNESCWA website provides details of its activities including its focus acreas of sustainable development and productivity, social development, economic development and globalisation
Development Policy: syllabus
Syllabus for an economics module providing students with a knowledge of the development policies carried out by the IMF and the World Bank, as taught by Marina Della Giusta of the University of Reading. Available in Word format.
Green Imperial 66 Manual Tyewriter (Long Carriage)
Manual typewriter in green metal housing with long carriage.. Maker: Imperial Typewriter Co - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Long Orange Gloves
Long orange gloves; - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Cream Linen with Drawn-Thread Work
Cream linen with drawn-thread edging - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Algebraic methods 2 : mathematics 1 level 4 Chapter 3 : differentiation
This is a presentation about Algebraic methods (differentiation) and forms part of the 2009/2010 Engineering (foundation degree, BEng and HN) courses from University of Wales Newport (course codes H101, H691, H620, HH37 and 001H). It is a part of the core modules for the full time 1st year undergraduate programme. This open educational resource was released through the Higher Education Academy Engineering Subject Centre Open Engineering Resources Pilot project. The project was funded by HEFCE
Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, area of cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating the formula and calculation of the area of a cylinder
Song: He knows my name
A religious song about "our maker". There are religious images and landscapes shown in a video and the lyrics are shown as the song goes.
Stella Transistor Record Player
Transistor record player in green and cream plastic housing with side fasteners. Box opens to reveal min record deck and separate speaker. battery operated - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Object-Oriented Software Design
This reading material forms part of the Object-Oriented Software Design module.
University of Nottingham, Community Health Science resources
Interdisciplinary Science Science of the Invisible Student Document
In Science of the Invisible you will explore the structure of microscopic objects from cells to molecules to atoms. At the smallest scale the world is governed by quantum mechanics which controls the properties of atoms and their binding to form molecules. You will also learn about the states of matter, gases liquids and solids, and how their properties arise from the properties of their constituents.
Definitions of Copyright: What Do They Know?
In this lesson, students will begin to explore the often-perplexing world of copyrights by defining the essential elements of U.S. copyright law. Beginning with the Copy Quiz game and a free-form class discussion, students will tease out collective and individual ideas about the rights of creators and users. Then students will be asked to reflect on their experiences making and using creative works online and write down the questions that they want answered by the end of the unit.
Japan in war and peace
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/2010 This module consists of a detailed examination of the critical period in Japanese history from the end of the Pacific War through the U.S. Occupation between 1945 and 1952 and recovery in the 1960s and beyond. The lectures and seminars examine the following topics: Japan’s Road to War The Japanese experience of war and defeat The A-bomb in history and memory The ‘Allied’
What to do when your weblog is not found in "find a weblog"
When a weblog is created it will not automatically be visible in the "Find a weblog" screen. In order for it to appear there, you will need to change the blog settings. You will need to do this: