Kenneth Golden: Climate Change and the Melting Polar Ice Caps
Climate Change and the Melting Polar Ice Caps Kenneth Golden: Professor of Mathematics and Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering University of Utah This lecture is part of SFU's 2011 global warming seminar series "Global Warming: A Science Perspective". Regardless of one's perspective the effects of global warming are a quantifiable set of environmental results. That is why the SFU Dean of Science Office invited some of the world's leading scientists to present results of their research in this
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Kevin Trenberth: The Role of the Oceans in Climate
The Role of the Oceans in Climate Kevin Trenberth: Senior Scientist and Head of the Climate Analysis Section National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado. This lecture is part of SFU's 2011 global warming seminar series "Global Warming: A Science Perspective". Regardless of one's perspective the effects of global warming are a quantifiable set of environmental results. That is why the SFU Dean of Science Office invited some of the world's leading scientists to present results o
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David Randall: The Role of Clouds and Water Vapor in Climate Change
The Role of Clouds and Water Vapor in Climate Change David Randall: Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado This lecture is part of SFU's 2011 global warming seminar series "Global Warming: A Science Perspective". Regardless of one's perspective the effects of global warming are a quantifiable set of environmental results. That is why the SFU Dean of Science Office invited some of the world's leading scientists to present results of thei
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Jasper Kirkby: The CLOUD experiment at CERN
Jasper Kirkby Head of the CLOUD Experiment - CERN, Geneva. This lecture is part of SFU's 2011 global warming seminar series "Global Warming: A Science Perspective". Regardless of one's perspective the effects of global warming are a quantifiable set of environmental results. That is why the SFU Dean of Science Office invited some of the world's leading scientists to present results of their research in this six-part series of talks. The series is designed to speak to a general audience of un
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Thomas Pederson: Responding to the Climate Change Challenge
Thomas Pedersen Professor and Director of the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions University of Victoria, B.C. This lecture is part of SFU's 2011 global warming seminar series "Global Warming: A Science Perspective". Regardless of one's perspective the effects of global warming are a quantifiable set of environmental results. That is why the SFU Dean of Science Office invited some of the world's leading scientists to present results of their research in this six-part series of talks. Th
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SFU Bhangra Flash Mob
SFU Bhangra students surprise unsuspecting Canucks fans by performing a flash mob outside Rogers Arena on April 7, 2011.
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Technical Communication: Concepts and Practice
Learn technical writing at Simon Fraser University: introduction, concepts, practice, design and editing http://www.sfu.ca/techcomm Technical communication instructor Duncan Kent describes his online introductory technical writing course at Simon Fraser University as a "boot camp for technical writing." The Continuing Studies course, called Concepts and Practice of Technical Communication, is part of an online certificate in technical communication. The course is for advanced and beginner tech
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Technical Communication: Design and Production
Learn to design technical documents and publications at Simon Fraser University -- Continuing Studies http://www.sfu.ca/techcomm Technical communication doesn't stop with writing. Simon Fraser University instructor Ellen Ashdown describes an online technical document design course called Design and Production of Technical Publications. The course is part of a Continuing Studies certificate in technical communication—offered entirely online. In the course, you will learn how design relates to
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Mixing Domains: Architecture plus Software Engineering
Software engineering is a multidisciplinary area of knowledge combining competence in computation with at least one other area of expertise, typically in the domain of the applications being created. A course offering for students of engineering, architecture and software engineering at Carnegie Mellon illustrates the challenges and opportunities of cross-domain instruction. These include ontology, problem taxonomies, and instruction strategies.
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Optellen, aftrekken, vermenigvuldigen en nummers snel in Math Popper. Dit carnaval math spel is ideaal voor kinderen die hun optellen en aftrekken vaardigheden te …


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Social and Political Structures of Early Modern Europe - European Civilization from the Renaissance
An introduction to European history from around 1500 to the present. The central question that the course addresses is how and why Europe-- a small, relatively poor, and politically fragmented place-- became the motor of globalization and a world civilization in its won right. Put differently how did �western� become an adjective that, for better and often for worse, stands in place of �modern.� Our approach will be broadly cultural, i.e. it approaches politics, economics, social life,
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HoloGlobe: Draining the Pacific Ocean
This is one of a series of animations that were produced to be part of the narrated video shown in the HoloGlobe exhibit at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History and the Earth Today exhibit at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum.
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The Rothbardian Theory of Taxes
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4.3 Reconstituting older people's personal lives in uncertain times

The multiplicity of different ‘work-endings’ at the close of the twentieth century, combined with the increasing mobilisation of older people through pensioner and ‘third age’ movements, effectively destabilised the institution of retirement and the associated orthodoxy that older age began at the age of 60 or 65 years.

However, voices from within the pensioner movement were marginalised in the process of reconstitution that ensued. A neo-liberal redrawing of the boundari
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Paharpur, le plus grand monastère bouddhique d’Asie du Sud (video)

Classé au patrimoine mondial de l’humanité (UNESCO) et principal site archéologique du Bangladesh, le monastère bouddhique de Paharpur a fait l’objet de plusieurs campagnes de fouilles, sans pour autant révéler tous ses mystères. Cette conférence se propose d’en retracer l’histoire et d’envisager quelques nouvelles interprétations.


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Analyze the Data
Students go through the logical process of quantitatively analyzing data from the FasTracks system. They gain experience identifying problems with the current design based upon their earlier observations and experiences in activities 1 and 2. Students discuss the flaws that they find in the system. This activity requires the use of the FasTracks Living Lab, a web portal to interactive train (transit) traffic data for a major metropolitan city.
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Alfred University Profile 2011
Profile 2011, the Alfred University School of Art & Design's annual NYC art show, was at the Gem Hotel Chelsea in Manhattan from Wednesday, June 9 through Saturday, June 23. A total of 27 BFA artists had work exhibited. See the video of the artists in their studio spaces as they prepared for the show, and the alumni reception at the Gem's gallery exhibition on June 16, 2011.
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Developing International and Industrial Collaborations: Ricardo Martinez Botas
June 23, 2011
During the Global Fellows Summer Program run jointly between MIT and Imperial College London, Ricardo Martinez Botas Ph.D, a businessman with relations to fifteen companies, takes elements from his academic and occupational opportunities and experiences in mechanical engineering and speaks about the impact that it has had on his life. Key points include: take opportunities at your academic institution; take risks and share your work abroad; sell yourself with an image/idea tha

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2.1 Ron revisited

In Case Report 1 you met Ron. Ron is 59 years old, has a BMI of 31 and a central obesity ratio of 0.96, indicating that he is moderately obese, with the fat concentrated in his abdomen, rather than his hips. Clearly a number of factors, some environmental, others relating to Ron's age and all interacting with Ron's genetic constitution, may help to provide an explanation. Let's look at some of these factors in a little more detail. It is clear that Ron enjoys a comfortable lifestyle with litt
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