Understanding the South, understanding modern America: the American south in regional, national, and
This website, from the School of Arts, Histories and Cultures, at the University of Manchester, presents free online access to details of a conference held at Manchester in May 2008 on 'Understanding the South, Understanding Modern America: The American South in Regional, National, and Global Perspectives'. The website presents information about the conference's programme and some background details. Of more significance, however, is the information presented on each speaker and paper presente
Towards A Global BioPolicy?
Proceedings of a symposium held in March 2007 looking at aspects of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by UNESCO in October 2005. Hosted by Biocentre: the Centre for Bioethics and Public Policy, the symposium was the first event of the 'Global Perspectives on Biopolicy' series. The proceedings cover the keynote speech on the Universal Declaration by Professor Jan Helge Solbakk Director of Bioethics at UNESCO. Following papers were given on the UK perspective on the Declaration, fo
WorldWideScience : the global science gateway
WorldWideScience.org is a global science gateway which aims to accelerate "scientific discovery and progress through a multilateral partnership to enable federated searching of national and international scientific databases and portals". Users can search the entire portal or restrict their search to specific information sources. WorldWideScience.org is maintained by the US Department of Energy's Office of Scientific and Technical Information as the operating agent for the WorldWideScience Allia
Global assessment of nuclear data requirements : the GANDR project
This website provides the full text of an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report into the feasibility of creating a tool for the Global Assessment of Nuclear Data Requirements (GANDR) based on sensitivity and uncertainty analysis together with the software for a prototype of the GANDR system. The report is available as a series of Word files.
Global Events Congress IV : Festivals and Events Research : State of the Art
Organised by Association of European Transport, to be held at Leeds United Kingdom from 2010-07-14 to 2010-07-16
International Event Management Summit : Meeting the Challenge of Sustainable Development: How do pub
Organised by , to be held at Gold Coast Australia from 2009-07-06 to 2009-07-07
The European Union and global emergencies
Organised by Durham European Law Institute, to be held at University of Durham Durham United Kingdom from 2009-05-08 to 2009-05-09
Second Global Studies Conference
Organised by Common Ground, to be held at Zayed University Dubai United Arab Emirates from 2009-05-30 to 2009-06-01
Perspectives for Universities in the Global South: A Brazilian Point of View
In this presentation the following aspects will be addressed: an overview of academic and scientific institutions in Brazil, the academic and scientific status of Brazil today, main characteristics of the Federal University of Bahia, historical aspects of international academic cooperation in Brazil, a brief review on the main types of international academic cooperation, political aspects related to international academic cooperation, main characteristics of the exchange of knowledge betw
UK Anti-doping The UKAD website contains information a
UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) "is the national body responsible for the implementation and management of the UK's anti-doping policy. Responsible for ensuring sports bodies in the UK comply with the World Anti-Doping Code, UK Anti-Doping works with a variety of stakeholders, including athletes, to support clean sport." As well as carrying out testing across more than 40 sports, UK Anti-Doping is responsible for the determination of anti-doping rule violations.
The UKAD website contains information a
Smart factories create competitive advantage for global manufacturers
A new model for understanding how multinationals can gain a competitive edge from their manufacturing networks has been created as a result of a recent study by Professor Arnoud De Meyer, Director of Judge Business School, and Professor Ann Vereecke and Professor Roland Van Dierdonck of the Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School in Belgium.
Lifestyle or global business? A major decision faced in any entrepreneurial career
Following his Enterprise Tuesday seminar on 4 November 2008, Lord Karan Bilimoria CBE DL, Founder and Chairman of Cobra Beer and Visiting Entrepreneur at the School's Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning, talks about the implications of going global with an idea.
Green business and green values: the CIBAM Global Business Symposium
Corporations and governments are having to face up to the new challenges of how to operate in a global business environment where the financial sector is broken and needs fixing, and protecting the environment is a major concern for all. "Sustainable competitiveness" is the new catch phrase as business leaders and government's embrace a different language. Phrases like "business ethics", "environmental protection" and "wealth distribution" are being talked about in board rooms and cabinets aroun
From national to global
Maurice Levy, Chairman and CEO of Publicis Groupe, and Kevin Roberts, Chairman and CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi, are definitely "opposites" who attract. Together they have built up a successful global brand which dominates the world of advertising. It was, says Maurice, a "simple" vision to value our "people" and to trust in them. Now the Publicis Groupe is one of the world's top four leading advertising and communications organisations. Maurice Levy speaks about his agency, his views on building a
Spring 2010 Documentary Podcast: Global business, global values
Companies coming out of the recession are increasingly looking to India and China for new markets to penetrate and develop but, when they do, what lessons can they learn from other big players in the take-over business in countries like Japan and how should they manage those large "virtual teams" that criss-cross the globe? And would closer political union help the EU countries to compete in these emerging markets? Boni Sones reports in this Cambridge Judge Business School Spring 2010 documentar
Global Warming: How should the churches respond?
Prof. Bob White : Course
The Challenge of Global Climate Change
Prof. Bob White : Course
Global Warming and Society's Response
Prof. Sir John Houghton : Course
A systematic review of the use of small-group discussions in science teaching with students aged 11-
The two main aims of this initial review were to identify the ways in which small group discussions were used in science lessons and to look at the effects of small group discussions on students’ understanding of science and attitudes to science.
HITT Unit 1: Beginning history teachers' development: Understanding progression in learning to teach
A unit from the History ITE Subject Induction Pack looking at four key issues associated with the development of beginning teachers.