Brain disease research - keeping you you
Granny Marsh is 90 years old and living a wonderful life, but many her age suffer from degenerative brain diseases. Whilst the EU spends approximately £108 billion a year supporting those with dementias, currently less than one hundredth of that is spent on research. As yet there are no cures. That's why the Wellcome Trust and MRC are funding an international team of scientists to investigate Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Motor Neuron Disease. To learn more about the work going on, visit the
Can you guess who won a music competition? (psychology experiment)
You have three options on which to guess the winner of a classical music competition: audio only, silent video or video with sound. Can you guess who won a music competition based on short clips? About UCL: UCL is consistently ranked as one of the world's top universities. Across all disciplines our faculties are known for their research-intensive approaches, academic excellence and engagement with global challenges. This is the basis of our world-renowned degree programmes. Visit us at http://
Imagining the Future City: London 2062 - editors' introduction
Is London turning into a city where football clubs such as Arsenal and Chelsea run schools, Londoners commonly convert their roofs into "micro-farms" and people are subject to separate migration laws to the rest of the UK? A new UCL book enables academics to imagine how current trends in energy use, transport, education, governance and health might have played out by 2062. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/news-articles/1113/181113-London2062 http://www.ucl.ac.uk/london-2062/book In Imagining the Fu
Amelia Earhart: Life and Disappearance
Amelia Earhart famed the world over for her record-breaking flights and her work as a pioneer for women’s issues. This is one reason that her disappearance in 1937 has been such an enduring mystery. A number of conspiracy theorists have suggested various hypotheses as to her fate, but she may remain vanished for the ages. In this video, WatchMojo.com learns more about the life and accomplishments of Amelia Earhart. (3:21)
2013 Jack Beale Lecture: Dr David Suzuki
Dr David Suzuki presents the 2013 Jack Beale Lecture on the Global Environment, on the topic of Imagining a sustainable future: foresight over hindsight. In a wide-ranging talk the Canadian scientist and broadcaster discusses the environmental movement's successes and failures, explores human evolution and the threats to our future, outlines the problems of a globalised economy, criticises the Australian government's climate change policies, and points to a sustainable way forward. www.science.
Point of View
This professionally-made video from Brain Pop uses simple terms and cartoon animation to help explain an author's point of view? Key vocabulary words include: first person, second person, third person limited, and third person omniscient. Written examples are also provided within the video. Run time 04:15.
21F.403 German III (MIT)
This course expands skills in speaking, reading, listening, and writing. Students develop analytic and interpretative skills through the reading of a full-length drama as well as short prose and poetry (Biermann, Brecht, Dürrenmatt, Tawada and others) and through media selections on contemporary issues in German-speaking cultures. Coursework includes discussions and compositions based on these texts, and review of grammar and development of vocabulary-building strategies. It is recommended
A Contemporary Account of Style in Sociolinguistics
A Contemporary Account of Style in Sociolinguistics
Consciousness, Language and Nature: Nietzsche's Philosophy of Mind and Nature
On the triangulation between consciousness, language and nature in Nietzsche's philosophy and contemporary philosophy of mind and proposes a philosophy of signs and interpretation as a basis for a philosophy of mind, language and nature.
Guide to the Records of the Kingsley Association, 1894-1980
The Kingsley Association was formed in 1893 by George Hodges as a Pittsburgh settlement house. The collection includes: administrative and annual reports, books, brochures, budget information, case studies, clippings, correspondence, directories, minutes, photos and surveys spanning intermittent years from 1894-1980.
Delta’s New Frequent Flyer Policy: Reward Your Best Customers
Delta Air Lines’ decision to base frequent flyer rewards on dollars spent rather than miles traveled makes good business sense and is long overdue, says Wharton marketing professor Peter Fader.
¿Cómo Eres? – Describing Your Personality
Use the verb ser to answer the question, "¿Cómo eres?" or what are you like? In addition to talking about the grammar behind this concept the video also introduces a bunch of vocabulary words that can be used to describe yourself. Run time 05:53.
Introduction to Visual Data
Producer (requires Internet Explorer) This object includes an evaluation of the status and role of visual data in research methods relating to sport, leisure and outdoor adventure. The argument is developed that there is scope for greater sophistication in the analysis of visual data, including mediated data. The claim is made that student research practice may benefit from the teaching of research methods that includes an emphasis on the analysis of visual data, in particular
Creative enterprise in west Yorkshire Arts organisations
This report describes and theorises the findings of a workshop discussion, commissioned by WYLLN, into the views of arts organizations on the challenges they face in becoming more enterprising and less grant dependent.
Happy Anniversary Channel 9, From Satya A birthday message from our CEO, Satya Nadella.
A birthday message from our CEO, Satya Nadella.
Surveying the scene: learning metaphors, survey design and the workplace context
The skills debate has for many years been preoccupied with the supply of qualified individuals and participation in training events. This emphasis is reflected in the sources of systematic data currently available. However, recent case study work suggests that qualifications and training are partial measures of skill development as most learning arises naturally out of the demands and challenges of everyday work experience and interactions with colleagues, clients and customers. This paper ar
21H.153J Race and Gender in Asian America (MIT)
In this seminar we will examine various issues related to the intersection of race and gender in Asian America, starting with the nineteenth century, but focusing on contemporary issues. Topics to be covered may include racial and gender discourse, the stereotyping of Asian American women and men in the media, Asian American masculinity, Asian American feminisms and their relation to mainstream American feminism, the debate between feminism and ethnic nationalism, gay and lesbian identity, class
Combining life history and life-course approaches in researching lifelong learning: some methodologi
Learning Lives is a large-scale longitudinal study into the learning biographies of adult learners, aged 25 and over. The aim of the project is to deepen understanding of the complexities of learning in the life-course whilst identifying, implementing and evaluating strategies for sustained positive impact upon learning opportunities, dispositions and practices and upon the empowerment of adult learners. From a methodological point of view, one of the more challenging dimensions of Learning Live
El programa de la asignatura Inmunología se ha elaborado con el objetivo de estudiar las bases funcionales del sistema inmunitario, para así poder comprender los mecanismos de reconocimiento, activación, maduración y papel efector de este sistema en su función defensiva. También se profundizará a lo largo del curso en los mecanismos inmunopatológicos responsables de enfermedades producidas por alteración de la respuesta inmunitaria. Por último, los estudiantes se familiarizarán con la
TECNOLOGÍA DE LOS PROCESOS QUÍMICOS (2010)
Un proceso químico es un conjunto de operaciones químicas y/o físicas ordenadas a la transformación de unas materias iniciales en productos finales diferentes. Un producto es diferente de otro cuando tenga distin-ta composición, esté en un estado distinto o hayan cambiado sus con-diciones. En la descripción general de cualquier proceso químico existen diferen-tes operaciones involucradas. Unas llevan inherentes diversas reaccio-nes químicas. En cambio otros pasos son meramente físicos