Arterial tortuosity as phenotype for environmental and genetic causes of vascular disease
Speaker: Karl Diedrich, Utah
I Love Photographing Cars - Mike Valente, Professional Photographer
Mike Valente is one of the UK’s leading car photographers. Although not conventially trained as a photographer he has now accumulated over 30 years experience in his field. Mike shoots in studio and on location and is now working on various future projects including the 2012 olympics.
The Reform of the International Financial System: a proposal with the lessons from the crisis
A crisis that has impoverished the world has shown the need for an enhanced rules-based framework for the international financial system. More transparency, better regulation, incentives and oversight and a more in depth understanding of the implications of increased financial interdependence in a globalized world are the basis for the reforms needed.
Benchmarks, canal's and Pillboxes
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TED402 Session 3 Spring 2011
TED402 Educational Psychology Session Three 02/09/11 Jeff Miller
Sussex Development Lecture, Ed Clay (ODI) speaks on 'Why Doesn't Untying Aid Work'
Sussex Development Lecture: Why doesn't the untying of aid work? Ed Clay, senior research associate at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI).
Faced with financial pressures, some governments are looking again at the possibilities of linking aid and trade. In addition, there is the challenge posed by emerging economies such as China and India, who are clear about tying all their investment funding. Based on findings from a two year OECD investigation, Edward will examine issu
Picturing Poverty: London past and present
From Charles Booth's 19th century maps and early photographs of East End tenements, to rich-poor divides in Hackney, this discussion will consider old and new ways of seeing poverty - understanding the underlying political processes that serve to reproduce and reduce it. Sue Donnelly is head of Archives at LSE. Mishka Henner is a photographic artist. Gillian Rose is professor of cultural geography at the Open University. Mike Seaborne is senior curator of photographs at the Museum of London.
Art And The Limits Of The Political
A series of three lectures examining the proposition that contemporary art can go beyond transforming our understanding of the political and build new forms of political and social relations.
Egypt heralds first day post-Mubarak
Egyptians continue their celebrations, a day after the 30-year rule of Hosni Mubarak came to an end.
Kandori Shizuka - Japanese for Peace - Nuclear disarmament forum
Opening remarks: Statement by Japanese for Peace Kandori Shizuka Japanese for Peace. Who will stop nuclear next use? A public forum on nuclear disarmament organised by the Australia-Japan Civil Society Cooperation for Nuclear Disarmament, Nautilus Institute. Kandori Shizuka talks about her inspiration to join Japanese for Peace, her experience in teaching students in Australia about Hiroshima and Nagasaki and her own understanding of the events of World War II.
The Princess and the Dragon
The Significance of Reconstruction after the Civil War in American history
Reconstruction after the Civil War is the least-known era in the American past. Professor Foner explains why an understanding of reconstruction is essential to knowledge of the course of American history, and American society today.
Good Presentations: Characteristics
Good Presentations: Characteristics. Part of the series: Physical Delivery for Good Presentations. For good presentations, presenters are natural, passionate and easy to relate to. Learn characteristics of good presentations with tips from a teacher, presenter and facilitator. (01:57)
Repeal of the 18th Amendment
This one minute video quickly explains the amendment and it repeal. Not much depth, but some original footage might be of interest.
Games Technologies for Learning
The Games Technologies for Learning report explores the ways in which games technologies can be used to enhance teaching and learning, and provides advice for schools and colleges wishing to introduce...
View from the Top: Bruce Chizen, CEO, Adobe Systems Inc.
A Conversation with Bruce Chizen and Dean Richard Newton Chief Executive Officer Bruce Chizen's customer-focused vision has transformed Adobe into one of the world's largest and most diversified software companies in terms of revenue, global reach and breadth of products. Since his promotion to CEO in 2000, Chizen has more than doubled Adobe's revenue and turned a company known mainly for its popular design products into one of the most significant forces in the software industry today. Under
Have a go at encouraging biodiversity on a farm. Play on your own or against your classmates. The Buzz game has been developed to simulate changes you can make to a field over three years. Choose your field margins, beetle banks and bird crop and away you go! The BUZZ game is suitable for all ages.
The Nile of New England
What were the distinguishing characteristics of the people of the Deerfield and their relationship with the land as illustrated through changes in lifestyles, economy, and governance? This curriculum is a semester-long course and is comprised of three units: 1. The Colonial Period 1680 – 1720 2. The Federal Period 1780-1820 3. The Progressive Era 1880-1920 Features of the Course: • The course features an inquiry-based curriculum, based on constructivist learning theory. • Students will le
This course will introduce you to Remote Sensing for the Geospatial Intelligence Professional - Students who successfully complete GEOG 883 will have a basic understanding of remote sensing systems, airborne and space borne sensors that collect optical imagery, elevation, and spectral data. They will understand the methods used to georeference and rectify these data in order to produce scaled maps and GIS-ready digital data products. The students will be introduced to the processing workflows us
Earth Processes in the Critical Zone
EARTH 530 will introduce you to the basic information necessary for understanding Earth surface processes in the Critical Zone through an integration of various scientific disciplines. Those who successfully complete EARTH 530 will be able to apply their knowledge of fundamental concepts of Earth surface processes to understanding outstanding fundamental questions in Critical Zone science and how their lives are intimately linked to Critical Zone health.