Exercising Advocacy: Some Personal Ideas and Experiences
This talk was delivered to UCT alumni in London at South Africa House in 2007. It describes how the University influenced my early career and led me to study two of the important intellectual challenges of my life - exercise associated hyponatraemia and the central governor model of exercise. It then discusses the role of science in assisting the rise of South African cricket under the coaching of Bob Woolmer and of South African ascent to winning the 2007 Rugby World Cup under Jake White. It en
Nothing says summer like ice cream. In the 1870s, the Scott Brothers of Topeka built an ice cream empire that lasted a century.
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In this activity, students use a simple pH indicator to measure how much CO2 is produced during respiration, at rest and after exercising. They begin by comparing some common household solutions in order to determine the color change of the indicator. They review the concepts of pH and respiration and extend their knowledge to measuring the effectiveness of bioremediation in the environment.
An Interview With a Certified Public Accountant
This video features a student's interview with a certified public accountant. The education/requirements of the position, a description of an average day, and benefits of the position are given in the interview. ( 3:40)
ISS Update - Sept. 23, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Sept. 23, 2011.
Breakingviews: Fed's "Twist" more like a slight turn
Sept. 22 - Reuters Breakingviews columnists say the Federal Reserve's latest policy move will not have a lasting impact on improving the U.S. economy and governments have to get involved too.
King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics
On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction. In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day. In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, Research Fellow - Matthew Bailey - answers a question posed by Hazel Blears. Co
Comparing Fractions and Decimals
Fractions and decimals are compared in this selection through a creative story. The numbers are "friends" and find a house. To decide who gets each floor, they must put themselves in order. The fractions are turned to decimals , and they are ordered from greatest to least. ( 2:10)
This video begins with a scuba instructor giving a tour of his shop and description of scuba equipment. He then describes background required for the job. The final part of the video shows the instructor inspecting a diver before a dive. ( 3:58)
Obama author Suskind: Obama staff now an aid, not hindrance
Sept. 30 - Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind says Obama's advisers hindered economic policy at the start of his administration, but he's now learned how to get his policy directives across.
Johns Hopkins Story Swap - Like a French Restaurant
Marcia Howes '86 and Kevin Howes '85 -- with daughter, Sadie Howes '11 -- discuss how some professors had permitted Marcia to bring her dog to class, just like one can do at a French restaurant.
Leeds Met Uni Counselling Service - Short Promotional Video
Leeds Met Uni Counselling Service, Leeds, Leeds Metropolitan University, Counselling
The Role of Red Blood Cells in Anemia
Watch this one-minute video to learn about how the body makes red blood cells, which contain hemoglobin and carry oxygen throughout the body. Anemia occurs when there are too few red blood cells or not enough hemoglobin.
War on climate change
In this podcast - Going to war for the environment? Dr Matthew Humphrey, Reader in Political Philosophy assesses a controversial theory by Australian academic Professor Robyn Eckersley. Professor Eckersley is among a group of experts who believe that military intervention may be reasonably used to protect natural resources.
The anatomy cookbook : a dissection guide with recipes
The Anatomy Cookbook has been written to accompany an anatomy and physiology course for bioengineers who would otherwise have missed out on the opportunity to study real organ systems at first hand. It is not an alternative to a standard anatomy text, it acts more as a laboratory supplement. The fun bit is that your kitchen takes the place of the dissection room. Each recipe provides an insight into one or more organs, and all you need to do is go to the supermarket and be prepared to think a
Statistics - an intuitive introduction : normal distribution
One of the most common statistical distributions is the normal distribution. What does it tell us and how do we use it?
Service encounters : booking a holiday
In this on-line lesson provided by 'CELE' international students can improve their social listening skills. This lesson is part of a module developing students' listening skills in academic, social and everyday situations. This lesson helps students understand how humour is used in conversation and how speakers cooperate and share knowledge in conversation. Students can improve their listening skills through tasks focusing on understanding the main points, listening for detail, and practisi
Politics in 60 seconds. The Labour Party
Professor Steven Fielding defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on the labour party. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Professor Steven Fielding, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Steven Fielding is Professor of Political History and Director of the Centre for British Politics: CBP at The University of Notti
Politics in 60 seconds. Social democracy
Professor Steven Fielding defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on social democracy as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Professor Steven Fielding, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Steven Fielding is Professor of Political History and Director of the Centre for British Politics: CBP at