Forging a New Frontier in Oxford Medicine
The historian Conrad Keating continues his history of Oxford's groundbreaking contribution to health in the tropics by asking David Warrell what motivated him to work in Africa... The modern history of Oxford's medical contribution to the great neglected diseases of mankind begins with David Warrell's appointment as Director of the Mahidol-Oxford-Wellcome Unit in Bangkok, Thailand in May, 1979. Tropical research had fascinated Warrell since his time working in Nigeria and Addis Ababa in 1968.
Checklist - Work Placement
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Historical Analysis of Building - (Re)Construction in Olivette Park, USA
From 1959 to 1990, East St. Louis, Illinois deteriorated from an ?All-American City? to a national symbol of urban blight. Located on the Mississippi River, the East St. Louis of today faces severe economic, social, and environmental problems. Nearly onequarter of the city?s work force is unemployed and about 40 percent of families are living below the poverty level. But East St. Louis was not always a distressed community. With strong ties to St. Louis and the surrounding region, East St. Louis
Experimental Probability with Cube
Students learn that probability can be found by conducting an
experiment. For example, given a number cube that has the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 on its faces, students are asked to toss the number cube 6 times and use the results to determine the probability of rolling a given number, such as 4. Note that the theoretical probability of rolling a 4 is 1/6 (1 favorable outcome) / (6 possible outcomes), but the experimental probability may be different from 1/6. For example, if a student
(GRAPHIC IMAGES) Videos purport to show bombing aftermath, aid delivery in Syria
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe (WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT) Amateur videos purports to show the human toll of Syria's civil war, including the aftermath of aerial bombing and the delivery of aid to tens of thousands of besieged Syrians. Vanessa Johnston reports. More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides c
4.5.3 Formal routes to learning Here we are thinking both of educational institutions (schools, colleges and universities) and work-based learning, such as National Vocational Qualifications (which accredit learning on the job), apprenticeships, and secondments which allow for rehearsal of old skills in new areas, or the development of new skills to take back to the old setting. Hand-in-hand with the emphasis on lifelong learning, there has been a growth in flexibility and in the idea of personalised learning. It is n
Here we are thinking both of educational institutions (schools, colleges and universities) and work-based learning, such as National Vocational Qualifications (which accredit learning on the job), apprenticeships, and secondments which allow for rehearsal of old skills in new areas, or the development of new skills to take back to the old setting.
Hand-in-hand with the emphasis on lifelong learning, there has been a growth in flexibility and in the idea of personalised learning. It is n
"United States Government Perspective Global Energy Security"
Introduction by Robert Zimmer, President, University of Chicago; Keynote Address by The Honorable Alan S. Hegburg, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy for International Energy Policy. Session 1 of the conference "Petroleum: Prospects and Politics." Sponsored by the Chicago Society. Co-sponsored by the Student Government of the University of Chicago, The Graduate Scho
Lecture by Hiroto Kobayashi
Presented by the Architecture Program as part of the Architecture Lecture Series, this lecture was filmed Monday, October 14, 2013, in Timken Lecture Hall on the college's San Francisco campus. Hiroto Kobayashi is a founding partner of Kobayashi Maki Design Workshop (KMDW), an architectural and urban design firm based in Tokyo. He also represents the American architectural firm Skidmore Owings and Merrill (SOM) in Japan. KMDW's work encompasses a full range of design scales, from furniture and
Lecture by Teddy Cruz
Presented by the Architecture division as part of the college's Architecture Lecture Series at California College of the Arts, this lecture was filmed on Monday, March 4, 2013, in Timken Lecture Hall on the college's San Francisco campus. Teddy Cruz was born in Guatemala City. He has been recognized internationally for his urban research of the Tijuana-San Diego border. In 1991 he received the prestigious Rome Prize in Architecture and in 2005 he was the first recipient of the James Stirling Me
Convocation Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 9:30 a.m.
McMaster University convocation ceremony for the Faculty of Engineering
In Conversation Mickalene Thomas and Carrie Mae Weems
Artists Mickalene Thomas and Carrie Mae Weems talk with curator Eugenie Tsai about using their work to challenge conventional ideas of beauty, race, and gender. Mickalene Thomas: Origin of the Universe September 28, 2012 -- January 20, 2013 http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/exhibitions/mickalene_thomas/
Reporting Courage: The MI 7 Propaganda Machine
The archive Tales of the VC comprises 94 individual accounts of the heroism that earned the highest award for valour, the Victoria Cross. These are recounted deferentially and economically, yet they can still move the reader. Authored by Lt James … Continue reading
New Interfaces, new scenarios. Vroom n.0 :Vroom n.0 : The emerging potential of collaborative 3D web
What sort of interfaces will allow, in the future, to manage the evolution of information and knowledge generation? What new scenarios would emerge in contemporary architecture when the access to a multidimensional architectural database is open and it is written and visited by anyone, anywhere in earth? Internet evolution is fast and unpredictable, propelling deep changes at different levels of our society. Spinoffs, unexpected outcomes are result of those changes, unfolding uncertain, unstable
Children's Heart Running Team Participant
Carla Adkins, top fundraiser for the Children's Heart Running Team, shares why she chose to join the Children's Heart team as part of the Baltimore Running Festival. One in 1,000 children are born with heart disease. Related Links: Maryland Heart Center http://www.umm.edu/heart/ Children's Heart Program http://www.umm.edu/pediatrics/cardiology/index.htm Physicians and Staff http://www.umm.edu/pediatrics/cardiology/card_phys.htm Disease Overviews http://www.umm.edu/pediatrics/cardiology/dise
Fascism and Mussolini
Khan discusses the origin of the word 'fascism' during this eight-minute video.
Part 5: Writing Process: Maniac Magee and Milkweed
Mary Cappello, author of Awkward: A Detour, interviews Jerry Spinelli. Clip talks about the writing process.
Part 6: Why Maniac Magee Carries a Book with Him
Mary Cappello, author of Awkward: A Detour, interviews Jerry Spinelli. Clip talks about why Maniac Magee Carries a book with him.
Part 9: Maniac Magee Interview :Enchantment and Stargirl
Mary Cappello, author of Awkward: A Detour, interviews Jerry Spinelli. Clip talks about Enchantment and Stargirl.
The Arts in Every Classroom: Creating a Multi-Arts Performance Piece
Learner Team members and students examine the elements of the classic journey as identified by Joseph Campbell. They then create a multi-arts performance piece that represents a journey story. They apply what they have learned in previous lessons in order to rehearse, critique, revise, and perform their work.