Richard Titmuss: forty years on [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Howard Glennerster | Richard Titmuss was one of the world’s leading public analysts and philosophers. He was enormously influential in shaping the post-war welfare state and created the discipline that we now call social policy. It is now forty years since he died. What would he have made of the present state of welfare? The present state of social policy? Welfare reformers frequently talk of going back to Beveridge. Should we not think of going back to Titmuss? Howard G
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Come to Michigan: Spanish 60
Bienvenidos a la Universidad de Michigan El universo de la Universidad de Michigan, la magia de la ciencia, humanidades, arte y la cultura que cambian vidas, avanzan descubrimientos y promueven una visión amplia del mundo. Un recorrido visual del campus de Ann Arbor, vida estudiantil, investigación, creatividad que culminan en numerosos instante ¡Eureka! en la ciencias las humanidades y también en el crecimiento personal de los estudiantes.
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Living in a Quantum World
Wolfson Fellow Professor Vlatko Vedral delivered a lecture on March 12th 2013 at the Royal Society in London. His presentation includes discussion of the applications of quantum physics in other areas of science and technology. Vlatko Vedral made his name developing a novel way of quantifying entanglement and applying it to macroscopic physical systems. He did his undergraduate and graduate studies at Imperial College London. Since June 2009 he has been in an entangled state of professorship at
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In conversation with Alan Mark
Professor Sir Alan Mark is an eminent conservation botanist and ecologist. Here he is interviewed by Professor Kath Dickinson, outlining his involvement in key points of conservation history in New Zealand, establishing guidelines for lakeshore management, wetland ecology and high country conservation that are still in use today.
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Does the Advance of Science Mean Secularisation? - Discussion
Prof. David Martin: Discussion
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The problems with the shareholder value model
Dr Mike Lucas probes the shareholder value model, identifying its adverse effects on employees, consumers, the social and natural environment – and ultimately on shareholders themselves.
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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalists Inspire Kent State Audience
Husband-and-wife duo Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, who combine journalism and activism in their unique brand of reporting centered on human rights abuses and advocacy, were the featured presenters at the fourth Kent State University Presidential Speaker Series on Nov. 14 in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. Kristof and WuDunn are the first married couple to win a Pulitzer Prize in journalism for their coverage of China's Tiananmen Square democracy movement. The couple spent the afternoon
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Peabody Symphony Orchestra with Leon Fleisher
*Please "like" this video and subscribe to our channel.* This is the first live stream from the Peabody Conservatory, featuring the Peabody Symphony Orchestra with guest conductor Leon Fleisher. The performance was on Nov. 23, 2013, in Baltimore, Md. It was broadcast live on the Johns Hopkins University Ustream channel: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/johnshopkinsu. It was a full house of 500+ people. Nearly 800 people watched online from the United States and 32 countries. The performance feat
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Google’s Chade-Meng Tan Wants You to Search Inside Yourself for Inner (and World) Peace
Chade-Meng Tan (Meng) was among the earliest engineers to be hired at Google. Since 2007, he has been running a seven-week personal growth program called Search Inside Yourself, whose mission is to promote peace and harmony through the cultivation of emotional intelligence among Google employees. Meng has now written a book titled, Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace) to share these tools and techniques with companies everywhere.
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GM’s Steve Girsky on Renewed Customer Focus, Overcapacity and the Volt
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Europe’s Recovery Will Be Slow
The eurozone’s economy has begun a fragile turnaround since European Central Bank head Mario Draghi announced late last year that the institution would do “whatever it takes” to backstop the euro.
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Bill Gates debunks three myths


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Virtual Maths - Shapes, Space and Measure, Theodolite Survey simulation
Simulation of using a thodolite to calculate the height of a building.
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Les pratiques traditionnelles préjudiciables dans le monde, état des lieux et place du ...

4ème Journée Humanitaire sur la Santé des Femmes, organisée par Gynécologie Sans Frontières, le 29 novembre 2013, au Palais du Luxembourg (Paris).

De la culture traditionnelle à la mode, quand la chirurgie devient une autre forme de violence faite aux femmes.
Des pratiques traditionnelles préjudiciables pour les femmes !

Les pratiques traditionnelles préjudiciables ...
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Undertaking HRD research in HE
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Photosynthesis (GPC)
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First chapter of time-lapse footage showing the transformation of Rice Creek Field Station from 2012 to its 2013 reopening. Pictures: Sara Roe. Concept/revisions: Diann Jackson. For more info on Rice Creek Field Station, visit http://www.oswego.edu/ricecreek
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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.
Author(s): Mara Fuertes-Gutiérrez,Juan Muñoz López,Janet P

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Checklist - Study 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.
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