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University of Oxford Podcasts - Audio and Video Lectures

University of Oxford Podcasts - Audio and Video Lectures

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Mathematics for the modern economy Industrial mathematics is of significant importance to the UK economy, cutting across many high-value industry sectors, including engineering, finance, defence, life sciences and even sports and entertainment. To maintain their position and economic benefit, such industries must strive to be advanced, inventive and creative. The same argument also applies to more conventional sectors, such as agriculture, utilities and manufacturing. In all cases, there is a clear need for problems to be defined in a sensible mathematical way and solved to yield the best economic and social outcomes using appropriate, often innovative, mathematical techniques.

Math Alive Course Instructors Ingrid DaubechiesShannon Hughes 218 (ID)/217 (SH) Fine Hall, Washington Road Princeton, NJ 08540-1000 You can find other contact information on a Contact us page. How is life different from 25 or even 10 years ago? Mathematics has profoundly changed our world, from banking & computers to listening to music. This course is designed for those who haven't had college mathematics but would like to understand some of the mathematical concepts behind important modern applications. 250 Free Online Courses from Top Universities Get 1200 free online courses from the world's leading universities -- Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, Oxford and more. You can download these audio & video courses (often from iTunes, YouTube, or university web sites) straight to your computer or mp3 player. Over 30,000 hours of free audio & video lectures, await you now. Humanities & Social Sciences

Home Welcome to the Royal Economic Society The Royal Economic Society is one of the oldest and most prestigious economic associations in the world. It is a learned society, founded in 1890 to promote the study of economic science. The Society publishes The Economic Journal and The Econometrics Journal; holds its Annual Conference, a major international gathering of academic economists; engages with the media and with the policy communities;and supports education, training and career development of economists Events & Activities Join the Society Contact us Support The Royal Economic Society provides financial and other sources of support to a wide range of economists, including: young economists, undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD students, and academic economists and their university departments.

Method of loci The method of loci (loci being Latin for "places"[1]), also called the memory palace or mind palace technique, is a mnemonic device adopted in ancient Roman and Greek rhetorical treatises (in the anonymous Rhetorica ad Herennium, Cicero's De Oratore, and Quintilian's Institutio Oratoria). In basic terms, it is a method of memory enhancement which uses visualization to organize and recall information. A lot of memory contest champions claim to use this technique to recall faces, digits, and lists of words. These champions’ successes have little to do with brain structure or intelligence, but more to do with their technique of using regions of their brain that have to do with spatial learning.[2]

Documentaries 1997, (60 min) An excellent discussion about how the news is sculpted to present a certain viewpoint of events around the world. Featuring Noam Chomsky, Edward Herman and Justin Lewis. Brian Springer, Video, 1995, (60 min.)Using the 1992 presidential election as his springboard, documentary filmmaker Brian Springer captures the behind-the-scenes maneuverings of politicians and newscasters in the early 1990s. Pat Robertson banters about "homos," Al Gore learns how to avoid abortion questions, George Bush talks to Larry King about halcyon -- all presuming they're off camera.

Resources for students and teachers Submitted by sallyboardman on Tue, 2015-12-01 12:10 In recognition of the fact that it isn't always possible for students and teachers to attend our access events, we've created a series of resources which students can work through themselves, or alternatively can be used within school for teacher-led sessions. These can be downloaded as pdfs to the right. Post-16 Choices This resource explores post-16 options, and is suitable for students in years 9-11.

Good and Bad Procrastination December 2005 The most impressive people I know are all terrible procrastinators. So could it be that procrastination isn't always bad? 100 Open Courses to Learn Any New Language Learning a new language can be a great way to challenge your mind, meet people from different cultures and even add a valuable asset to your resume and hireability. While traditional courses can be great, there are a number of free courses on the web that can help teach you the basics of language learning and get you on the path to fluency without having to spend a fortune. Here are 100 resources we’ve found that will help you become multilingual in your choice of languages.

University of Warwick Podcasts Warwick Podcasts allow you to hear from University experts commenting on important issues, their research and events. Warwick Podcasts are available as a downloadable MP3 file or can be accessed directly from this page. You can also subscribe through a number of podcast directories to get Warwick Podcasts direct to your computer and MP3 player. BitMath Note: This page was inspired by a conversation that took place in the Arduino forum. Table of Contents Introduction Often when programming in the Arduino environment (or on any computer, for that matter), the ability to manipulate individual bits will become useful or even necessary. Here are some situations where bit math can be helpful: Saving memory by packing up to 8 true/false data values in a single byte. Business and Economics at Warwick University A collection of podcasts and videos from the University of Warwick focussing on research stories in business and economics. Warwick/Monash on Sustainability 15:04 Tue 13 Dec 2011 Warwick academics Dr Guy Barker, Dr Kerry Kirwan and Prof Jihong Wang are joined by Prof David Griggs of MONASH University in Melbourne, Australia for a discussion on sustainability. Download Economics

Systems engineering Systems engineering techniques are used in complex projects: spacecraft design, computer chip design, robotics, software integration, and bridge building. Systems engineering uses a host of tools that include modeling and simulation, requirements analysis and scheduling to manage complexity. Systems engineering is an interdisciplinary field of engineering that focuses on how to design and manage complex engineering systems over their life cycles. Issues such as requirements engineering, reliability, logistics, coordination of different teams, testing and evaluation, maintainability and many other disciplines necessary for successful system development, design, implementation, and ultimate decommission become more difficult when dealing with large or complex projects. Systems engineering deals with work-processes, optimization methods, and risk management tools in such projects. The systems engineering process is a discovery process that is quite unlike a manufacturing process.