Back-bench rebels
Philip Cowley, Reader in the University’s School of Politics and International Relations, was recently nominated for the Times Higher young researcher of the year award. In this podcast, Philip discusses his research into back bench rebellions within the British parliament. Philip describes his research as practical politics, linking academic research to the real world of political debate. Since the British Labour party’s re-election with a reduced majority of 66 MPs in May 2005, some back
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Bearfest Village
Before every home Bears football game, make sure to visit the tailgate party at Bearfest Village in the parking lots on Grand across from Plaster Sports Complex.
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Oyster Moire Silk Dress
Oyster moire 1950's silk dress. Shawl collar, long sleeves, pleated skirt, pearl buttons to the front, darted at the back. Zip to the side.. Date: 1950 - 1959 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Black Narrow-Fitting Dress with Cap Sleeves
Black narrow-fitting dress with cap sleeves, curved placket across the front, slightly pleated. Tie belt in similar fabric. Zip to centre back. No label. Date: 1950 - 1959 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Rat anatomy, Male, Intestines lying insitu on bench, (direct/above view)
Rat anatomy, Male, Intestines lying insitu on bench, (direct/above view). Rat dissection stills taken from FARID (Functional Anatomy of the Rat [Interactive Dissection]). This resource was authored by Megan Quentin-Baxter and David Dewhurst, with Graham Irving and Stephen Mera at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Author(s): Megan Quentin-Baxter, Newcastle University

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Thompsons Empress Crinolette
Crinolette; semi-circular frame consisting of five graded wooden hoops joined by seven bands of calico, tied across the stomach with pink ribbons. At centre back, printed on calico 'Thompson's Empress No. 72' with crown logo and 'Trade Mark' and 'Size 2'. Maker: Thompsons. Date: 1860 - 1870 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Paramount String Vest
Man's string vest; white cotton mesh, bound neck, armholes and shaped hem. Label: Paramount 100% Cotton to fit 107cm/42 Chest Size L with laundry instructions on reverse. Maker: Paramount. Date: 1980 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Dogging knots video
This resource contains a number of videos which explain and demonstrate how to tie a series of knots as follows: back splice, bowline, clove hitch, eye splice, rolling hitch, sheet bend, timber hitch and whipping.
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Digital Cameras
Introduction to digital cameras including ISO, film speed, digital camera, charged couple device (CCD), lenses, SLR body, focal length, angle of view, wide-angle lens, telephoto lens, close-ups, aperture, exposure, f/number, shutter speed, focus, depth of field, lighting, indirect light, diffused light, direct light, three-point lighting, key light, fill light, back light, shadows, flash, backgrounds, composition, rule of thirds, framing, looking space, wa
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Brown Two-Tone Lace Up Shoes
Brown Two-Tone Lace Up Shoes - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Record and report on coagulation and flocculation processes
This learning object contains resources and activities that focus on recording and reporting requirements for the coagulation and flocculation processes in a water treatment plant. The key areas are: record relevant information and report back. The task is to record and report on work completed in the coagulation and flocculation
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Ni-Superalloy, heat treated above gamma-prime solvus
This micrograph shows a high magnification image of The morphology of γ' is discernible as grey 'blocky' precipitates, approximately 2μm in diameter. The small white particles present, due to their atomic contrast visible in back-scattered mode, are discernable as MC carbides. View schematic diagram of γ' microstructure
Author(s): R J Mitchell, Rolls-Royce University Technology Ce

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Black Kayser Waist Slip
Black bri-nylon jersey waist slip. Back zip.. Maker: Kayser. Date: 1980 - 1989 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Cream Tesco Non-Wired Bra
Cream non-wired bra, metal hook to fasten at back, white metal adjusters to straps. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Marks and Spencer Light Grey Flannel Trousers
Light grey flannel trousers, pleated fronts, pockets in side seams and bound and buttoned pocket to right hand back. Maker: Marks and Spencer. Date: 1994 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Gold Coloured Chain with Heavy Tasselled Pendant
Semi-circular pendant constructed of convex bands of gold metal inset with sparkling diamond stones. tassels fall from base of pendant. Pendent hangs on long heavy gold metal chain secured by ring and clasp fitting. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Midnight Blue Striped Dress
Midnight blue striped dress; thin shoulder straps, shaped bodice. Very narrow empire line bodice, long shaped skirt. Contrasting glossy/matt curving stripes. Metal zip to centre back. Labels: Jean Allen London 16 made in England 40 and We reccomend that this garment be Dry Cleaned by Surrey Cleaners Ltd Purley Surrey. Maker: Jean, Allen. Date: 1960 - 1969 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Red Laced Pinafore-Style Dress
Red laced pinafore-style dress. Bodice and cap sleeves in striped and floral contrast fabric, repeated in frill to hem and edged in cream broiderie anglaise. Skirt is gathered onto bodice; long zip to centre back; red ties to each side of waist. Date: 1965 - 1969 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Plain Cream Wedgwood Plate
Cream plate with circles impressed into a wide rim. Backstamp: Jasper Conran at Wedgwood Microwave and Dishwasher safe Fine Earthenware. Maker: Wedgwood - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Purple Beads
3 purple beads, propably part of the dress, stuck together with golden metal construction.The last bead is bigger then the other. Small golden hook at the top. Maker: Hartnell, Norman. Date: 1942(circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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