Algeria and its Southern Neighbours: Turbulence in the Sahara [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Yvan Guichaoua, Imad Mesdoua | Editor's note: We apologise for the poor quality of this podcast. The South of Algeria belongs to the widely integrated Saharan political economy also composed of large chunks of the Malian and Nigerian territories. As such, Algeria plays a key role in the livelihoods (through licit or illicit means), and geographical social and political mobility of Sahelian communities, using borders as resources and connected to each other through transnational ne
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Architectural References to Virtual Environments Design
Based on a comparison between the perception of digital and real construction, the development of virtual systems and the review of additional sources, this paper states some differences between the design of virtual environments and architectural spaces. Virtual-reality technologies provide advanced capabilities to simulate real situations, and also to create digital worlds not referred to physical places, such as imaginary landscapes or environments devoted to electronic activities, like enter
Carl Wieman on 'Expertise in Science and Engineering: How it is Learned and Taught Recorded on 5/19/2014.
xTalks - Carl Wieman on 'Expertise in Science and Engineering: How it is Learned and Taught.'
Recorded on 5/19/2014.
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Meter tool
Light Meter simulation tool
Virtual Maths, Brick Density, Water Displacement method video
Video demonstrating how to measure the density of a brick using the water displacement method.
Measuring the Force of Stress
This two minute video shows how the physics of force can affect manufacturing processes and product innovation. The video shows an interesting experiment that uses plastic cylinders to model the physics of force. A good video to show students how math is used in the real world.
How to Properly Read a Decimal Number
The instructor in this five-minute video, using humor, demonstrates how to properly read a decimal number and identify the place values. This video is a clip from a larger segment called Living With Decimals.
New momentum: can the success in Bali transform the WTO?
Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Ambassador Roberto Azevêdo delivered a public lecture on the 17th of July 2014 at ANU entitled, New momentum: can the success in Bali transform the WTO? Ambassador Azevêdo discussed where the WTO should go next and reflected on how trade issues might play into the G20 process — a timely discussion in the lead up to Australia's hosting of the G20 Summit in November. Ambassador Azevêdo is the sixth Director-General of the WTO. In 2008 he was
New Centenary Cancer Chair Appointed
The Australian National University (ANU) and the ACT Government have announced the appointment of distinguished medical researcher Professor Ross Hannan as the inaugural Centenary Chair in Cancer Research. The Centenary Chair is a new position, focused on researching new treatments for cancer patients and fostering collaboration between Canberra medical specialists and scientists at The John Curtin School of Medical Research (JCSMR) and across ANU.
UW|360: January 2014
This month on UW360 join us as we take a closer look at the award-winning Odegaard Library renovation. Next we'll delve into all of the ways the University of Washington's "Clean Energy Institute" is developing efficient, cost effective solar power - and better energy storage systems. The state of Washington is leading the way in clean energy - and the University of Washington is playing a critical role. Next, we'll learn more about the University of Washington's role in the largest ever study o
ArtRage App for iPad
'Get creative with paint without the mess and expense! Explore a packed toolbox of intuitive, natural painting tools like oils and watercolors that let you experiment with color blends and textures on a realistic canvas. ArtRage places the tools of a real art studio at your fingertips.ArtRage doesn't just place color on your canvas. It keeps track of how much paint there is and how wet it is, so you can blend color under the brush as you paint, or lay down thick lines of pigment for smearing wit
Professor Patrick Duffy Inaugural Lecture: (Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world?
(Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world? Professor Duffy's research work focuses on policy and sport coaching, as well as applied work in sport-business transfer, which is part of a long-term project with Morrisons PLC. Patrick will address the policy and research backgrounds to developments in professional practice in this area. The traditional view of sport coaching as an emerging profession will be challenged, suggesting that sport coaching should position itself as a blended
Finding the Fractional Part of a set
example problem on finding the fractional part of a set
Digestive System Animation
A brakdown of the digestive process
Peer review: a guide for researchers
Peer review: a guide for researchers was produced by RIN (the Research Information Network) and published in March 2010. It provides researchers with an understanding of how peer review works and highlights some of the issues surround the current debates about the peer review process. It is available as a PDF download of some 16 pages.
Burma votes 2010 - Episode 2
'Burma votes 2010' presenter Nicholas Farrelly gives a special post-poll update to the vod and podcast series. This episode was recorded on 9 November 2010 and in the second in the series. 'Burma votes 2010' brings together experts to discuss and analyse the poll and the political landscape ahead of and after the election day. If you have questions or comments for the team you can leave them here or join in the conversation at asiapacific.anu.edu.au/newmandala
TALAT Lecture 2104.02: Case Study on Windows
This lecture gives teachers and students grounding in the development of satisfactory and suitable window design in aluminium; it helps them acquire an understanding of the principles underlying good design. Students need to be able to design aluminium windows which conform to local planning regulations and which are suitable for national traditions in each market they are offered in. This involves the acquisition of local climatic data since the products need to withstand the climatic condition