Ray Russell Inaugural Lecture "A life in music..."
Visiting Professor, Ray Russell delivered his inaugural lecture on Thursday 25 March in Gandhi Hall. Ray's lecture, entitled 'A Life in Music' covered highlights from his 40-year career in the music industry ranging from his first professional job with the John Barry Seven to working with Tina Turner and on classic television theme tunes including Bergerac and A Touch of Frost. The lecture was delivered in a unique format that saw Ray backed by a band including his sons, Charlie and George, on b
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Theories and concepts
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or dowloaded as a zip file As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/10 The War on Iraq and the US and British invasion of the country in 2003 has led to huge tensions in geopolitics. At the same time, the supposed ‘threat’ of international terrorism and continuing financial turmoil in the world economy have both brought to the fore the global politics of co-operation and confrontation. Whilst it might be possible to agree on the significance of th
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Visual Anthropology CSAPOER
This module is concerned with how anthropology can contribute to - and gain insight from - the analysis of visual forms of representation; it is an introduction to anthropology through an examination of the ‘ways of seeing’ across-cultures and to the methods used for gathering information about other cultures’ ‘visual systems’. The module introduces how different cultures are depicted in a range of media, in particular ethnographic film and photography, and deals with the analytical an
Author(s): Dr Angels Trias i Valls, Regent's College

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Mass media in America
This module analyzes the foundations of mass media in America as well as the political and technological developments that generate change. The primary focus is upon news disseminated by television, newspapers, radio, and the internet as the chief sources of current information about the world.
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Water and Wastewater Treatment Engineering, Spring 2005
Theory and design of systems for treating industrial and municipal wastewater and potable water supplies. Methods for characterizing wastewater properties. Physical, chemical, and biological processes, including primary treatment, and suspended growth and fixed-film methods for secondary treatment. Nutrient removal. Reactor design and process kinetics. State-of-the-art processes. Sludge processing and disposal.
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Apple Cup Rivals Contribute to Apple Genome Sequencing
PULLMAN, Wash. — An international team of scientists from Italy, France, New Zealand, Belgium and the USA have published a draft sequence of the domestic apple genome in the current issue of Nature Genetics. The availability of a genome sequence for apple will allow scientists to more rapidly identify which genes provide desirable characteristics to the fruit and which genes and gene variants provide disease or drought resistance to the plant. This information can be used to rapidly improve
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On your screen nightly, BBC Midlands Today - Nick Owen
Nick Owen is the main presenter on BBC Midlands Today. He came to national prominence in 1983 as one of the first faces to appear on breakfast television in Britain. Nick is a past President of Derbyshire County Cricket Club and current chairman of Luton Town Football Club. In 2006, he was awarded the Baird Medal by the Royal Television Society, Midlands, for lifelong achievement in television.
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The Crusades: Crescent & the Cross

The Crusades were a series of religion-driven military campaigns waged by much of Christian Europe, fought mainly against Muslims. The original goal was to recapture Jerusalem and the Holy Land.

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The Safety Net
OpenStax College
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Identify the antipoverty government programs that compose the safety net Explain the primary goals of the safety net […]

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Traits of Top Students
This video highlights the 4 quadrants that students end up in and gives
you some tips that the “top students” already follow. The student who
knows exactly what to focus on and precisely what action to take. This is an eight minute video. The audio is weak and the explanations may need more examples in the classroom to gain a better perspective of this method.

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Weather Barometers : Understanding Barometer Readings
To understand barometer readings, measure the air pressure using any type of barometer, and compare the pressure reading to the average air pressure of 29.92 inches of mercury. Find out how low pressure generally means bad weather and high pressure signifies good weather with information from a television meteorologist. Video is short and good quality and is appropriate for elementary level students of grades three through five.
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Leeds Varsity 2010 Live: Rugby Union - Second Half
Students from Leeds Met have taken part a live production exercise, producing a multi camera live recording of the Leeds Varsity Rugbby Union Clash filmed at Headingley Carnegie Stadium. Students from film, tv and media related courses were involved in all aspects of the production, from camera work, sound recording and event journalism, Commentary by Mark Dorey and Leeds Met alumni Ben Hooper. Leeds Metropolitan University students are celebrating retaining the city's sporting bragging righ
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Leeds Varsity 2010 Live: Rugby Union - First Half
Students from Leeds Met have taken part a live production exercise, producing a multi camera live recording of the Leeds Varsity Rugbby Union Clash filmed at Headingley Carnegie Stadium. Students from film, tv and media related courses were involved in all aspects of the production, from camera work, sound recording and event journalism, Commentary by Mark Dorey and Leeds Met alumni Ben Hooper. Leeds Metropolitan University students are celebrating retaining the city's sporting bragging righ
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Pervez Musharraf addresses the floods in his native Pakistan
In a news conference followed by a Q&A with Elon University students, former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf discussed on Oct. 13 his vision for the future of his nation, the need for the United States to maintain a military presence in Afghanistan, and how economic development in the Muslim world is critical for reducing terrorism and extremism around the globe.
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Feldmans Song Book
Feldman's 25th Blue Song Book, containing 100 song hits, cost 6d. Maker: Feldman. Date: 1940 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Carbon string
Carbon string is used as a conducting bridge in the preparation of specimens for observation in the scanning electron microscope (SEM). It is also representative of the preforms used in the manufacture of some carbon fibre based composite components. Fibres can be woven into appropriate shapes using traditional weaving technology. The preforms can then be injected with the resin matrix by processes such as resin transfer moulding (RTM) or resin film infusion (RFI).
Author(s): J A Curran, Department of Materials Science and Me

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Play. Play (capítol 33)

22 min. Vídeo. TVC, Triacom Audiovisual.
Els alumnes que participen en aquesta edició del concurs "Play" canten temes musicals de Natalie Imbruglia i de The Proclaimers i, a més, superen un seguit de proves per mostrar el seu coneixement de l'anglès. Els alumnes que participen en el programa Author(s):
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Sinclair Micro sized Television
Micro sized television with very small screen (less than 2 ' x 1') Push buttons for selection use in US, Europe etc. Retractable aerial and 'loop' type wire aerial. Dark grey metallic housing. Also mains adaptor. Maker: Sinclair - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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h-BN inclusion in a β-Si3N4 grain
The micrograph shows h-BN inclusion (precipitate) in a β-Si3N4 grain (within a silicon nitride particulate-reinforced silicon carbide composite). The occurrence of BN inclusions results from the introduction of colloidal BN into the hot isostatic pressing process. They are formed from B2O3 present as a thin surface film on the BN particles in the barrier layer. B2O3 will be molten during the pressing process and will diffuse rapidly into the powder compact and react with Si3N4 to form BN. Such
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Birefringence in a film of polyethylene
The colours in the image are the result of birefringence and relate to the residual stress in the film. The colour is generally uniform (with some contrast where an additional thickness of film exists or where wrinkling has resulted in a different apparent thickness). This is indicative of both a uniform film thickness and of the uniformity of the drawing process used to make the film. In the region of the tear, however, the colours indicate strain-induced orientation: because the material is ab
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