Theatre of Cruelties - Lecture 1: The Coming of the Protestant Reformation in France: A Climate of U
Theatre of Cruelties - Lecture 1: The Coming of the Protestant Reformation in France: A Climate of Uncertainty
Inaugural Crawford-Nishi Lecture on Japan and Australia: A Vision for the Future
The Minister for Foreign Affairs discusses where the Australian Government is taking a relationship that Prime Minister Aso recently described as having reached the most productive time in its history. Particularly focussing on: quick, coordinated action through the G20 to get the global economy working again enhancing our already close economic relationship through the early conclusion of a comprehensive free trade agreement turning our bilateral defence cooperation to efforts to improve
Barney's "The Friendship Song"
In this classic video, Barney and his friends sing about the importance of friendship. The words to the song are displayed as they are sung. Building friendships is such important skill and this is a great resource for the early childhood classroom. (1:04)
A Bird's-Eye View, studying forests from above
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Spartan Sagas: Joyce French Rogers
Alumna Joyce French Rogers loves everything about MSU's College of Nursing. The most memorable thing she did at MSU was travel to England to study about the history of nursing and English nurse Florence Nightingale. After graduation, she interned at Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids. She's retired but now does research involving caregivers and people with dementia. "They saw to it that we saw the whole original history of nursing. And MSU did that as much as they could-real, live experienc
This lesson plan should be used for grades 5-7 to help practice, learn, and implement the scientific method, using a self-directed study.
Lecture 6: Teaching Interactively in Large and Small Groups Topics covered: Teaching interactively in large and small groups
Instructor: Dr. Sanjoy Mahajan
Video - download: Internet Archive (MP4)
Topics covered: Teaching interactively in large and small groups
Health and Human Rights Pamphlets
A series of 7 pamphlets exploring different aspects of the Right to Health These pamphlets are available in three languages English Xhosa and Afrikaans
Some of the most fascinating life on the planet can be found in the forests, streams and wetlands around your community. Run time 06:55.
Sustainability: a business opportunity
By the year 2040, only 15 per cent of the world's population will be living in what are now called developed countries. It's therefore essential for today's business planners to start focusing on the rest of the planet. Fortunately a strategy centred on emerging markets can be both financially profitable and socially responsible, says Barbara Kux of the Dutch multinational Royal Philips Electronics.
"Developing countries are a fantastic source of opportunities for companies," says Kux,
Kick-starting growth in Europe in the face of global competition
With European growth lagging behind that of Asia, the issue of how Europe can kick-start its economy came under the spotlight at the Leadership Summit.
Shell CEO van der Veer: Carbon dioxide regulation necessary to make the markets work
If governments do not intervene, industries will meet the growing demands for energy in the cheapest way possible, and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions will increase. That puts Jeroen van der Veer, CEO of Royal Dutch Shell plc, one of the worlds leading petroleum companies, in an odd position: a leading capitalist campaigning for more government regulation.
A nuclear renaissance?
In an age of dwindling natural resources and expanding economies, more countries are turning to nuclear power. According to Mark Fitzpatrick, Senior Fellow for Non-proliferation at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London, not since the Cold War has there been such renewed interest in nuclear -- though this time, the agenda is different.
Fulfilling the vision for knowledge-driven growth in the UAE
In an interview for INSEAD Knowledge, UAE Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan talks to INSEAD Professor Stephen Mezias about the challenges facing education in the Gulf and about INSEAD's role in the region.
Copenhagen: what should investors be demanding from companies?
The outcome of the Copenhagen climate conference may have disappointed some business leaders and may not be the ‘Global Deal’ that many, including the UK’s Carbon Trust, had been hoping for, but it is being touted as another small step forward in the long process towards reducing carbon emissions.
Fighting for trade: China and the threat of protectionism
In a global economic environment still reeling from the financial crisis and a vast contraction in world trade, the fight between countries for market share – and ultimately revenue – has become even more intense. Governments have faced pressure from their constituents to save and create jobs and wealth, and in the complex system governing commerce between countries, desperate times seem to have inspired desperate protectionist measures. Having in 2009 become the world's leading exporting na
Energy’s final frontier?
For Peter Sage, the sky isn’t really the limit. It’s even higher, somewhere around 36,000 kilometres above the Earth’s atmosphere.
An entrepreneur with twenty years’ experience, Sage’s latest start-up venture, Space Energy, aims to deliver space-based solar power (SBSP) by collecting and transmitting energy using satellites positioned in space. The catchall: energy on demand, 24 hours a day.
Alstom: Clean power needed to reduce CO2 emissions
Mankind will keep using fossil fuels to generate electricity for many decades to come, and will need all the help it can get to curb emissions of carbon dioxide, or CO2, that go with burning fossil fuels. That's according to Alstom, a leading manufacturer of power turbines and a company which sells equipment to make coal power stations cleaner and more efficient. It is also developing techniques to capture and store CO2.
UO Today #457: James Harper / James Tice
James Harper, Art History, and James Tice, Architecture, discuss the exhibit they co-curated entitled “Giuseppe Vasi’s Rome: Lasting Impressions From The Age Of The Grand Tour” in an interview conducted in the exhibit hall at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. UO Today, the Oregon Humanities Center’s half-hour television interview program, provides a glimpse into the [...]