Catch-Up History and the Cold War
World-renowned expert on Cold War intelligence and espionage Peter Hennessy will address recently declassified documents and how history can help us 'catch-up' with the threats of today. Peter Hennessy is Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History at QMUL and was recently elected a Fellow of the British Academy as well as being an Honorary Fellow of LSE. Before joining the Department in 1992, he was a journalist for twenty years with spells on The Times as a leader writer and Whitehall Cor
A Conversation with Gene Brown
Professor Gene Brown talks about his life in Biology. Part of the Conversations with Scientists series sponsored by the Department of Biology and Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Landmark national project on law and neuroscience to be based at Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt University professor Owen Jones, who is one of the nation’s few professors of both law and biology, has been named director of the national Law and Neuroscience Project, which will now be headquartered at Vanderbilt.
Full Globalisation As A Positive-Sum Game: Green Demand As An Answer To The Financial Crisis.
Drawing lessons from history, this lecture will argue that the potential of information technologies, the challenges of the environment and the scope for re-specialisation in the globalised economy could bring about a sustainable global 'golden age'.
China in International Society: can ‘peaceful rise’ succeed?
China has moved closer to international society on regional and global levels. The tide of history will probably favour China's peaceful rise, but the country will need to act to ensure this happens.
ISKME's Roadtrip Nation Design Workshop
This wiki page documents the Design Process Workshop ISKME facilitated at the Roadtrip Nation offices in Costa Mesa, CA on February 18, 2011. Storytelling, design thinking, improv, brainstorming, and prototyping were used to design for the Design Challenge: How might we create more teacher engagement with the Roadtrip Nation Experience?
Projection Investigation Activity
This wiki page documents the Projection Investigation Activity done during San Francisco Unified School District's SLANT workshop on January 29, 2011. Projection information, Julia Marshall's 5 Ways to Integrate, and links are provided, as well as the introductory Improv Activity "Advertising Team" which stretches the imagination to design something for the future. The Projection Investigation Activity begins with research around a scientific theme, then brainstorming and prototyping design idea
International Trade: Theory and Policy
International Trade: Theory and Policy is built on Steve Suranovic’s belief that to understand the international economy, students need to learn how economic models are applied to real world problems. It is true what they say, that “economists do it with models.” That’s because economic models provide insights about the world that are simply not obtainable solely by discussion of the issues. International Trade: Theory and Policy presents a variety of international trade models includi
264 GG So Many Questions
Today's topic is how to format questions. You think you already know this, don't you? I wonder if you're right.
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Rt. Hon. David Miliband MP - Compton Lecture Series
“The War in Afghanistan: How to End It”
Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 3:30pm
David Miliband (b. 1965) is the former Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom, in which post he served from June 2007 to October 2010.
Don't Laugh At Me
Alumni Laureate Awards 2010: Sally Walters
As part of MayFest, the University's open weekend for alumni and friends on 7th and 8th May, you can also book to attend the Alumni Laureate Awards Dinner. Here is Sally Walters receiving her award last year .
Alumni Laureate Awards 2010: Chris Skilton
As part of MayFest, the University's open weekend for alumni and friends on 7th and 8th May, you can also book to attend the Alumni Laureate Awards Dinner. Here is Chris Skilton receiving his award last year.
Alumni Laureate Awards 2010: Kishani Jayasinghe
As part of MayFest, the University's open weekend for alumni and friends on 7th and 8th May, you can also book to attend the Alumni Laureate Awards Dinner. Here is Kishani Jayasinghe receiving her award last year.
Art on Fire: Spring 2011 Iron Pour
The sculpture program's Iron Pour fosters a sense of teamwork within the School of Art and Design.
Investing for the Future: Strategies for Sound Financial Management
Video from "Investing for the Future: Strategies for Sound Financial Management," the third event in the Incredible ECU Women Series.
Colm Toibin on Campus
Author Colm Toibin visits ECU.
World's oldest Pteranodon (flying reptile) a native Texan?
Fossilized bones discovered in Texas are from the left wing of an ancient flying reptile that died 89 million years ago. Evidence suggests the specimen may be the earliest occurrence of the prehistoric creature Pteranodon, says paleontologist Timothy S. Myers, Southern Methodist University, who identified the fossils. If the reptile is Pteranodon, it would be the world's oldest and the first of its kind discovered as far south as Texas. See www.smuresearch for the full story.