Particle Technology- Membranes and Colloids

The sixth lecture in the module Particle Technology, delivered to second year students who have already studied basic fluid mechanics. Membranes and Colloids covers the different types of particle related pressure driven membrane separations and models of flux decay and fouling. Colloidal behaviour using the DLVO theory is also covered, including colloid stabili
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Radio Lingua Network News: 26 September 2008
Happy European Day of Languages to all our listeners! By way of joining in this international celebration of languages and language-learning we're delighted to introduce eight new podcasts today. We're adding Catalan, Danish, French, Japanese, Mandarin and Romanian to our One Minute Languages series; we're introducing our first podcast for English learners - Write Back Soon will help learners master Phrasal Verbs; and we're finally announcing the long-awaited sequel to Coffee Break Spanish: it's
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Time-based computer aided architectural research for mapping techniques in multicultural space re-de
This paper shall explore the process of research for the development of time-based computer aided applications as an alternative for mapping techniques. As part of an on going research, it was determined the necessity of implementing computer design strategies for time-based mapping due to the complexity and real-time variability of multicultural societies within its chrono-geo-ghraphical constrains for architectural space re-definitions.
Author(s): Alejandro Arismendy Echeverri

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Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms
The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) created the Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms to help everyone understand the terms and concepts used in genetic research. In addition to definitions, specialists in the field of genetics share their descriptions of terms, and many terms include images, animation and links to related terms.
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Effects of agricultural activities on insect species richness in the intensively cultivated landscap
As signatory of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), China supports the 2010 Biodiversity Target to achieve a significant reduction in the current rate of biodiversity loss by the year 2010. This very ambitious goal must be seen against the background of a huge knowledge gap prevailing particularly with regard to patterns of insect diversity in space and time. Our collaborative research is trying to be instrumental in addressing the aforementioned knowledge gap by investigating how dif
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Animal Mysteries: Do Cats Always Land on Their Feet?
Do cats always land on their feet? High-speed photography shows us the answer. (3:13)
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OrganWise Guys Shorts: Cheer for Calcium
Come learn about health and nutrition with the OrganWise Guys! In this short: kids can cheer along to a cheerleader-style chant about calcium. (0:30)
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3 What's going on with eBay
Online shopping – think of it as a shopping centre in cyberspace, with online auctions as the car-boot sale in the car park. This unit will help you understand how to use online shopping sites, how to ensure that you are using the best sites and the best ways to protect your security.
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Review of Cat Digestive System
Professor review of organs of the digestive system of a dissected cat. This would make a great review for students before a lab practical. 10:00 min. Color video with sound. Run time 10:00.
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The Future of the United Nations Security Council
2008 has already brought major new challenges for diplomats. The situations in Kenya and Pakistan underline the depths of the problems in Africa and elsewhere. The Security Council and UN peacekeepers were already at historically high levels of activity in 2006-2007. Can they take on any more? NATO, the EU, the US, the Nordics, and Australia and New Zealand also seem to be stretched to the limit. Perhaps it is time for some searching analysis of whether the current machinery for international co
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Learning Through Stories

Slides to support a workshop at the EARCOS Leadership Conference; Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. 31 October 2014 How can we make learning sticky using powerful storytelling frameworks that tap into peoples’ emotions? How do we involve all students in creating digital content that doesn’t

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Do Garnaut’s targets add up?
On Friday, 5 September 2008, Professor Ross Garnaut released his much awaited supplementary draft report on targets and trajectories. The report argues that Australia's mid- and long-term targets should be to reduce emissions net of international trading by 10 per cent from 2000 levels by 2020, and 80 per cent by m2050. This, we are told, is a proportionate contribution to the ‘achievable' international goal of stabilising the atmospheric concentration of greenhouse gases at 550 parts per
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Professor Germaine Greer - An Insight - Full Interview
Warning: Explicit Content Professor Germaine Greer delivered the 2010 Winifred Mercier public lecture at Leeds Met on Tuesday March 23. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcast
Author(s): Germaine Greer,Leeds Metropolitan University

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Levels of measurement
Aimed at statistics beginners, this learning object describes, and gives examples of, the four levels of measurement of data: nominal, ordinal, interval and ratio.
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Implementing Mobile and e-learning in Health and Social Care
As part of a submission for the IMS Global Award, this film discusses the outputs of the ALPS CETL and demonstrates the impact that they have had on learning and assessment in practice settings, particularly focussing on the development of competency maps, 360degree multiprofessional asessment tools and the use of mobile technology to deliver these innovative assessment processes to the Health and Social Care students on placement.
Author(s): Jill Taylor,Catherine Coates,Trudie Roberts,Chris

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Where next for public health in the era of austerity?
This event was the second in a series of master class lectures jointly staged by the University of Leeds and Leeds Metropolitan University bringing together relevant senior figures and academics from across the city and surrounding region. The twenty-first century has seen a growth in political, environmental and economic insecurity in the context of global recession, population ageing and climate change. Responding to these threats involves rethinking how we work together, care for ourselves,
Author(s): Professor Paul Johnstone,Leeds Metropolitan Univer

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Climate & Wildfires in the 21st Century
Douglas Morton spoke about his research using NASA satellite data and climate models, which have projected drier conditions across the U.S. and other fire-prone landscapes in coming decades, with an increase in frequency of extreme events (e.g., megafires). Speaker Biography: Douglas Morton from the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center is part of a team of scientists and engineers that develop, operate and analyze data from NASA's fleet of Earth-observing satellites. Morton's research focuses on h
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Irving Fine Fantasia for String Trio I. Adagio, Ma Non Troppo with Richard Wernick
Pulitzer-winning composer Richard Wernick conducts a Master Class on the music of American composer Irving Fine to students from the Peabody Preparatory Performance Academy for Strings. Produced in conjunction with the Library of Congress Irving Fine Centennial Festival. Speaker Biography: Born 1934 in Boston, Massachusetts, Richard Wernick's many awards include the 1977 Pulitzer Prize in Music, and three Kennedy Center Friedheim Awards -- the only two-time First Prize recipient. He received t
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Binomial Distribution-Part 2
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Bolsa de trabajo Projecte Anem la Pobla de Vallbona

El Ayuntamiento de la Pobla de Vallbona abre una bolsa de trabajo para ejercer las funciones de Monitor/a del Proyecto Anem, las características del puesto hacen referencia a la vigilancia, custodia y acompañamiento de los alumnos de los centros escolares participantes en esta iniciativa del Ayuntam

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