Big Society and Social Policy in Britain: a panel discussion [Audio]
Speaker(s): Frances Crook, Professor David Lewis, Rory Stewart MP, Karl Wilding | In 2010 prime minister David Cameron introduced the idea of the Big Society. It is yet unclear what this actually means, let alone what impact it will have on social policy in Britain or overseas. This panel will examine these questions and discuss their views on the Big Society. Frances Crook is the appointed director of the Howard League for Penal Reform. She was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Years Honours
Literary Festival 2011 - This House Believes that the Future of Rights is Left not Right [Audio]
Speaker(s): David Davis MP, Professor Conor Gearty | For the past twenty weeks Conor Gearty has been writing a collaborative book online, at www.therightsfuture.com, with an essay appearing weekly alongside regular longer items and occasional brief remarks on current affairs, with each post being open for comment from the general public. Many have replied with dedication and commitment. The result is a series of essays, discussions and critical engagements addressing such issues as the meaning o
Literary Festival 2011 - Through the Soviet Looking-Glass [Audio]
Speaker(s): Francis Spufford | At first sight, the USSR of the 1950s and 1960s is a formidably remote and strange place for an early 21st-century western observer to try to inhabit: ideological, materially alien, suffused with obsolete expectations, and operating in its daily life and economic life according to rules that eerily reverse our own. But the reward for crossing this particular imaginative border, argues Francis Spufford, is the discovery, in the mirrorworld of the Soviet Union, of de
1.5.6 Velocity and acceleration as derivatives
Motion is vital to life, and to science. This unit will help you to understand why classical motion is probably the most fundamental part of physics. You will examine motion along a line and the ways in which such motion can be represented, through the use of graphs, equations and differential calculus.
Análisis Económico II
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Meet Tanisha Isaacs
A graphic design major shares how her NYIT education has given her the skills to unleash and refine her creative talent. New York Institute of Technology (NYIT).
Armstrong Experience: Sharon Banks
Armstrong Experience: Sharon Banks
British luxury exports sparkle
June 30 - The luxury industry is worth £6 billion to the UK economy - and traditional British brands like Boodles jewelers say sales remain strong at home and abroad, but they're looking at expanding into new markets like the Far East. Joanna Partridge reports.
Factories gather steam
June 30 - Summary of business headlines: Midwest manufacturing expansion grows; Jobless claims dip; Justin Timberlake teams up to buy Myspace. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Fed's QE2 fades into the sunset
June 30 - Summary of business headlines: Federal Reserve's QE2 program ends, Harvard professor says no need for QE3; Greek parliament passes second austerity bill; Britons show outrage over public pension reforms. Stock rally in fourth day. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Product barcodes get creative upgrade
June 30 - A subtle change is emerging in the often overlooked barcodes used on retail items. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Former senator Alan Simpson on debt, taxes and Wall St.
June 30 - Chrystia Freeland talks with former senator Alan Simpson at the Aspen Ideas Festival.
STS-135 Overview Animation
A computer-animated overview of the STS-135 mission of space shuttle Atlantis.
Muzikale opvoeding : Cursus 4e jaar Deze cursus bestaat uit de volgende delen:
Deze cursus bestaat uit de volgende delen:
De lessen bestaan steeds uit een (theoretische of praktische inleidende les) en …
An audacious plan to save the world
June 30 - Paul Romer talks with Chrystia Freeland about building new cities in the developing world.
Battling obesity in America
June 30 - Chrystia Freeland discusses the American diet with Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, chair of the Department of Bioethics at The Clinical Center of the National Institutes of Health.
David Rohde talks about his seven month Taliban captivity
June 30 - Chrystia Freeland welcomes David Rohde to the Reuters family and talks discusses his book, "A Rope and a Prayer".
Protests turn violent in Chile
June 30 - Protests turn violent in Chile as students and teachers demand education improvements. Rough Cut. No reporter narration.
AE CS5.5: 3D Focus and Stereoscopic Convergence
An oft-overlooked issue in stereoscopic production is how the point of convergence relates to the viewing plane. Chris Meyer demonstrates adding 3D depth of field blur to the equation to create more realistic, easier-to-view scenes.
What will winning organisations look like in 18 months' time?
Making it safely through a recession is the basis of long term success. Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice discusses what winning companies will look like in the future and why companies that have ignition will thrive