Maths and the making of the modern world
Professor Chris Budd describes the maths behind Google and the Ipod and shows how maths has led to the modern information revolution.
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PGCE International
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/10. The Postgraduate Certificate in Education (International) is a part-time programme of professional enrichment for teachers working in countries other than the U.K. Suitable for: Postgraduates School of Education Nottingham's School of Education is one of the largest and most respected education departments in any British university. Its academics include major national and inter
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Pale Blue Saxone Stiletto Shoes
Pale blue stiletto shoes; pointed toes with topstitche3d design to outer edges. Label (insole): Saxone Young Colony Leather uppers Man-made soles Steel tips to heels.. Maker: Saxone - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Twist-escaped loops in the liquid crystalline polymer MBBA
Once a weak shear flow is applied on the nematic liquid, there is a sudden and strong increase in the defect density. At a certain shear rate, the equilibrium density is reached after a while through the creation and annihilation of defects. This in-situ observation enables the study of a wide range of dynamic disclination behaviours during shear, such as disclination-joining, loop-contracting, loop-stretching and loop-breaking. The loops in this image result from type 1 disclinations 'escaping'
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Raspberry Jacket
Long sleeved raspberry boucle jacket with a collar. It has two medium sized buttons and fastens by an elastic loop on to 1 of the buttons. There are two pockets at the front. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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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 b
Author(s): Cowley Philip J. Professor

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Tin decorated with Cries of London
Cylindrical tin, wood grain effect, decorated with two 18th Century images of 'Cries of London', clear plastic lid with central ridged knob for movement. Hole at side of lid (possibly for a spoon). No visible - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Understanding contemporary society
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. This module introduces students to a range of approaches in social analysis. Through introductions to key concepts, theorists and research studies in the disciplines of sociology, cultural studies and social policy, students will be equipped with the skills necessary for more advanced study of contemporary society. Two routes to reading this module's contents are offered. Those who prefer to read on screen can navig
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VariQuest Training Videos: VariQuest Awards Maker - Maintenance Tips

Video link (see supported sites below). Please use the original link, not the shortcut, e.g. www.youtube.com/watch?v=abcde

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The Future of Sport in Small Nations Symposium: Sport, Culture and the Ministry for Culture and Heri
The International Symposium on the Future of Sport in Small Nations was held on the 21st November 2012.In this talk hugh Lawrence - senior advisor for Sport and recreation in he Ministry for Culture and Heritage - talks about the intersection between sport and culture, particularly Māori culture.
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Christopher Paolini Talks About the Inheritance Cycle
Christopher Paolini is interviewed about his Intertance.  The Border Book Club asks Christopher asks him questions about his series.

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Introduction to Writing Non-Fiction
This session will introduce you to the breadth of opportunities in non-fiction book publishing and to help you develop an idea for a non-fiction book. Please note that this is a taster - a general introduction to a subject - with content that is updated each year in the actual MA course at UCF.
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Initial Tourism Planning Strategy for the Islands Trust Area
This document "presents a programme to begin the process of strategic planning to manage tourism and its future growth in the islands trust area of British Columbia". The full 69 page document (2006) is freely available to download as a PDF file.
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21F.044 Traditional Chinese Literature: Poetry, Fiction, and Drama (MIT)
This course is an introduction to some of the major genres of traditional Chinese poetry, fiction, and drama. Intended to give students a basic understanding of the central features of traditional Chinese literary genres, as well as to introduce students to the classic works of the Chinese literary tradition. Works read include Journey to the West, Outlaws of the Marsh, Dream of the Red Chamber, and the poetry of the major Tang dynasty poets. Literature read in translation. Taught in English.
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Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation Video
Video of excavation in progress, (for use with excavation quizzes 1 and 2) or your own purposes
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Introduction to Foreign Literature on Agricultural Machinery
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Allston tenants protest discrimination by landlord
Hope Kelly reports on a dispute between the tenants and the landlords of a building in Allston. Kelly notes that the tenants have brought suit against the landlords for discriminatory practices. Kelly reports that a fire damaged the building in February. She notes that the landlords have aided white tenants with temporary relocation and have assured them an eventual return to their apartments. Kelly reports that African American tenants have been ignored. Kelly reports that the tenants have been
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Guinea Bissau
Guinea Bissau Conflict. Program examines the guerilla warfare underway in the African country of Guinea Bissau as part of the campaign for independence being waged in that country. Program is divided into two segments: the first consisting of an on-location British film about Guinea Bissau guerilla troop B-30 as it proceeds to an attack site, the second of an interview with Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC) representative Gil Fernandes, who discusses his work, backgroun
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Hilda Harris performs Bizet's 'The Segadilla'
Hilda Harris, a mezzo-soprano with the New York City Opera performs 'The Segadilla', an aria from the second act of Carmen by Georges Bizet, in the Say Brother studio. Musical accompaniment is provided by pianist Fredericka King.
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Judge Paul King
Hope Kelly reports on the removal of Judge Paul King (former Chief Justice, Dorchester District Court) from his position at Dorchester District Court. Kelly notes that the State Supreme Court demoted King for misconduct in and out of court, including sexist remarks, racist standards for setting bail and for public drunkenness. Kelly reviews the incidents leading to King's demotion. Kelly reports that King was transferred to Stoughton District Court, where he is only allowed to sit on civil cases
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