Implementation of new EU regulations on GMO's
On the 30th March 2004, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and the Department for Environment and Rural Affairs (Defra) submitted a written consultation in order to gather stakeholders views on the compulsory implementation of two EU regulations on genetically modified organisms (GMO's). The two regulations were (EC) 1830/2003 on the Traceability and labelling of GMO's (the 'Traceability and Labelling Regulation') and (EC) 1829/2003 on Genetically Modified (GM) Food and Feed (the 'Food and Feed R
Tube your Future
Tube Your Future is a video contest aimed at 3rd, 4th and 5th year secondary education students who create and film their own ideas of what it is like to work in the world of science and technology by interviewing a professional in their respective discipline. The contest is organised by the science centre, NEMO and it was developed in 2008 as a pilot project within the context of the European research project GAPP whose purpose is to encourage more students, particularly girls, into an educatio
Climate communication: improving understanding of global warming: the science and solutions
Susan Joy Hassol, a climate change communicator, analyst and author, has produced this website to show the wide range of work she has undertaken over two decades to improve human understanding of climate change science. Since 1998 Susan Hassol has been an independent analyst working on such projects as the US National Assessment of the Impacts of Climate Change and the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment as well as writing and speaking widely about this fundamental issue. The website gives a profil
Foot abscess in sheep
This publication on foot abscess in sheep was published by the NSW Department of Primary Industries (Agriculture) in January 2010. The document covers animals affected, the causes, symptoms, and treatments for heel abscess, toe abscess, and how to distinguish between footrot and foot abscess. Images are provided. Authored by Samantha Allan (Regional Veterinary Officer).
Sociologija. Mintis ir Veiksmas
Sociology. Thought and Action is a full-text, bi-annual "peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal published in Lithuania and dedicated to the critical study of contemporary social and cultural change including the shifting status of sociology itself" The journal "covers subjects such as social theory, social research and research methodology, political sociology, gender issues, nationalism, sociology of art, social stratification and social identities" and publishes in Lithuanian and English.
Afghanistan: images from the Harrison Forman collection
This site forms part of the University of Wisconsin digital library. It provides free access to a collection of over 190 historic photographs of the history, culture and people of Afghanistan during the 1960s. The collection is sub-divided into a number of topical themes which include architecture, geography, people (tribal life) settlements and geography of the region. It is possible to search or browse. Each photograph has an added description of content and copyright information.
Kazipur District, Kazipur Upazila, Sirajganj, Bangladesh: An anthropological and photographic explor
This site was created by Doreen Marie Indra Professor Emerita in Anthropology at the University of Lethbridge, Alberta and Norman Buchignani, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Lethbridge, Canada. It presents a detailed ethnographic of key aspects of life in Kazipur District, Kazipur Upazila, Sirajganj, Bangladesh in 1989-1990, focusing in particular on the struggles of the local community to cope with environmental conditions such as flooding and soil, ero
Tweety Hall is a project of the LGA Group (Local Government Association) it seeks to provide a directory of UK local government councillors who use the micro blogging service Twitter. It is possible to look by name of representative, area or political party. Each entry has statistics on posts, updates and followers and links to the latest postings.
21st Century Councillor social media site
The 21st Century Councillor social media site. is a project of a number of UK organisations including The IDeAs Leadership Academy and Standards for England. It seeks to encourage local government personnel (councillors and public servants) to use social media in political communication. The site includes guides to using social media, case studies and links to key supporting resources. Social media includes blogs, Twitter and Web 2.0 applications.
Kitchens, women and perception : from the inside, looking out
Subtitled 'A study of kitchens in a rural area of Cochabamba, Bolivia', this MA thesis by Mariana Butrón Oporto was presented at Lund University, Sweden in 2002. "The objective of the present research is to make a study of kitchens in rural communities of Chimore Bolivia. The research assumes that the women spend more time in the kitchens, and in consequence are the most exposed group to the kitchen conditions, and that the management and characteristics of the kitchen have effects on the healt
Peer review: a guide for researchers
Peer review: a guide for researchers was produced by RIN (the Research Information Network) and published in March 2010. It provides researchers with an understanding of how peer review works and highlights some of the issues surround the current debates about the peer review process. It is available as a PDF download of some 16 pages.
African American history month
African American history month is celebrated annually in the USA. This website is maintained by The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to provide information on events and pay tribute to the achievements of African American citizens. It includes calendars of events, images and photographs of key figures, films a
University of Liverpool : Sports archive and book collections
From the University of Liverpool, this section contains details of sporting manuscripts held in their Special Collections and Archives. This includes archives of the University of Liverpool Athletic Union, the records of the Physical Education Association, the Universities Athletic Association, the Leeds Athletic Institute, the English Table tennis Association, and papers of Lord Aberdare.
Obama's visit to India - a marriage or dating?
President Barack Obama's trip to India could be the start of a new level of relationship between the two nations, but some will remain suspicious until the courtship has fully matured, says Navi Radjou of the Centre for India & Global Business. He explains where India and the US currently sit on what he calls the "collaboration ladder".
Mission Control Operations
Chris Kraft manages to present in a single event the ultimate in engineering case studies, as well as an insider’s history of 20th century space missions and a pep talk for AeroAstro students. This blunt raconteur describes the challenges of the earliest space pioneers. His story begins with Project Mercury in the 19
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2010/11/all-seeing-eye-for-cctv-surveillance.html A new system combines hours of footage to help CCTV operators.
Behind the Scenes: New Photography 2010: Alex Prager
New Photography 2010 On View September 29, 2010--January 10, 2011 Images © Alex Prager Created by Plowshares Media © 2010 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
LBR412 Fall 2010 Session 9
LBR412 Labor Law Session Nine 11/06/10 David Sackman
A Bird's-Eye View, studying forests from above
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Using a compass clinometer
This Xerte resource is a translation of the original UKESCC courseware resource developed using Authorware at the University of Derby covering the use of a compass clinometer. It deals with the following sub-topics: 1. Description of the instrument; 2. Magnetic variation correction; Taking a sight bearing; Determining grid references; Measuring dip and strike; Measuring thickness; Sources of error; Self assessment.