What Do Bread and Beer Have in Common?
Students are presented with information that will allow them to recognize that yeasts are unicellular organisms that are useful to humans. In fact, their usefulness is derived from the contrast between the way yeast cells and human cells respire. Specifically, while animal cells derive energy from the combination of oxygen and glucose and produce water and carbon dioxide as by-products, yeasts respire without oxygen. Instead, yeasts break glucose down and produce alcohol and carbon dioxide as th
This patient education program discusses menopause including the signs and symptoms, and ways to cope with them. It also reviews the anatomy of the female reproductive organs, the menstrual cycle, the role of estrogen, and the benefits and risks of hormone supplements. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Conflict and the Consumer
Fact-sheet outlining the various influences at play in the area of consumer affairs. Includes references to the role of ombudsman, the small claims court and the three main pieces of legislation relevant to the topic.
Spell-a-thon List 02 - Quiz
This quiz tests your ability to spell words from the CARI Spellathon 2005 list 2.
Fact-sheet outlining the history and form of the symphony.
Formal letter Quiz
Students will be able to apply the knowledge they learn from the quiz, to their own letter.
Spreadsheet - Quiz
What do you know about spreadsheets?
"Such Cases of Outrageous Unspeakable Abuse...": A Puerto Rican Migrant Protests Labor Conditions Du
In 1917 the United States declared the inhabitants of Puerto Rico, a U.S. possession since 1898, to be citizens of the United States--a "gift" that many Puerto Ricans resented. Seeing an untapped source of inexpensive labor, the U.S. Labor Department worked with industry to facilitate the migration of Puerto Rican workers to America. During the First World War the War Department agreed to transport Puerto Rican workers to labor camps in the United States where they would be housed and fed while
Foundations of Modern Social Theory
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Rochelle McKinney speaks about the IMM program
The IMM Global Executive MBA program is an advanced executive program designed for experienced professionals who seek to obtain an MBA degree while maintaining their full-time job responsibilities. The collaborative effort of five leading business schools around the world makes IMM a truly international program. Students benefit from the global student body, faculty and residential sessions.
Zero Degrees of Empathy: a new theory of human cruelty
World-expert Simon Baron-Cohen presents new discoveries on the importance of empathy, and the problems with evil. Simon Baron-Cohen, expert in autism and developmental psychopathology, has always wanted to isolate and understand the factors that cause people to treat others as if they were mere objects. In this book he proposes a radical shift, turning the focus away from evil and on to the central factor, empathy. Unlike the concept of evil, he argues, empathy has real explanatory power. Puttin
General Biology II, Fall 2010
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CINAHL (Basic) - Searching for literature
CINAHL (Basic) - Searching for literature - Susan Dawson Keywords:CINAHL
Challenges and opportunities in a changing world
Dr Kohn is a pharmacologist, entrepreneur and a musician. In his lecture he drew on his experience throughout his distinguished career, combining his love of music and his life as a baritone of professional standing with that of a medical scientist.
We're the people we've been waiting for
Lord Puttnam discusses how education and learning will develop over the next decade and beyond, given the pace of change driven by digital technologies. He reflects on the impact of the recession and climate change on how we equip learners for the future.
Politics in Strange Places Opening Remarks
Professor Michael Freeden introduces the Politics in Strange Places conference, held in Oxford in September 2010.
Women, Sports and Societies in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa (African History and Politics Semina
As part of the Women's Sport in Africa conference (University of Oxford, 7 Mar 2011), Prof. Nauright (George Mason Univeristy) presents on historical research looking at sports in Africa, with a particular view to women's sport and his own work.
'The Politics of Oil in Eastern Africa' (African Studies Seminar)
Professor Anderson presents research on the rising interest in oil in East Africa and how it is transforming the face of regional politics and threatens Kenya's position as the regional resource hub. (10 Mar 2011) Presenting research done by Professor Anderson and Adrian Browne, Anderson looks at the implications of the rising oil interests in East Africa.
How to Build a Successful Opposition Party in Africa (African History and Politics Seminar)
Michael Sata, President of Zambia's leading opposition party, the Patriotic Front (PF), presents a talk on what it means to lead an opposition party in Zambia.
Pan-African Solidarity in the Central African Federation, 1953-1963 (African History and Politics Se
Zoe Grove, PhD student at Keele University, presents her research on the history of the Central African Federation, especially looking at the issues of cross-border migration and the movement of ideas.