Spotted Wing Drosophila, a New Invasive Pest in Washington State
MOUNT VERNON, Wash.— In the berry fields of Washington State, a small fly has made its way from California, and is now causing headaches particularly in Washington State for small fruit growers. The Drosophila suzukii (Matsumura), or SWD, infests soft fruits with its eggs, ruining the fruit's market value. Named after the spots on their wings, the spotted wing drosophila was first discovered in Puyallup in strawberries. Since then, scientists at Washington State University have been worki
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Trainee Auditor

Lawrence is a Trainee Auditor at the Audit Commission. He was in the first politics class of the school year on September 11th 2001. This inspired him to follow his heart and do a degree in politics. Video with transcript.
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An Evening with Vikram Chandra
In the tradition of his favorite childhood writers, Dickens, Thackeray and the “curiously forgotten James Hadley Chase,” Vikram Chandra explores the seamier sides of human relations. In Chandra’s latest, sprawling novel, Sacred Games, his backdrop is Bombay, a city steeped in corruption from head to toe. Reading three s
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Leerlingen lezen een informatieve tekst over dansen door de eeuwen heen. Nadat de leerlingen de tekst gelezen hebben moeten ze bij een aantal foto's noteren bij welke tijdsperiode ze horen.


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Res gestae Divi Augusti : fotogrammetria
This Italian website focusing on the Latin and Greek inscription known as "Res gestae Divi Augusti" (part of the "Monumentum Ancyranum") publishes a full catalogue of high definition pictures with some tools to improve readability. As part of the project, two sets of pictures separated by a decade will be published in an attempt to determine the degrade of the monumental inscription. Although entirely in Italian, the website is mainly a collection of pictures that can be easily browsed. The "Res
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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,
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Learning space evaluation
The subject of physical learning space has in recent years become increasingly complex This reflection examines what evidence exists in this area
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Burma votes 2010 - Episode 2
'Burma votes 2010' presenter Nicholas Farrelly gives a special post-poll update to the vod and podcast series. This episode was recorded on 9 November 2010 and in the second in the series. 'Burma votes 2010' brings together experts to discuss and analyse the poll and the political landscape ahead of and after the election day. If you have questions or comments for the team you can leave them here or join in the conversation at asiapacific.anu.edu.au/newmandala
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Julius Caesar: Caesar's Death Scene
Presented by the University of Richmond's Department of Theatre and Dance, September 30, 2010. Julius Caesar is one of Shakespeare's most gripping political thrillers and one of the theatre's greatest explorations of the intoxicating lust for power and violent change that can lead to the rending of ambitions, friendships, and a nation. Centered around three of Shakespeare's most memorable characters—Caesar, Brutus, and the young Mark Antony—the play contrasts a vast historical canvas
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Breast Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment
This video offers insight of a women as she was diagnosed with breat cancer and describes her thought and feelings towards her treatment. This video offers some positive insight and also does a really good job of describing what a breast cancer patient goes through when undergoing chemo.
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Maths Lesson Plan: Multiplication Quiz

I came across this great slideshare would be a really good lead in activity before looking at multiplication.  It would be ideally suited for students aged 8 - 12 years of age. 

 

Poorly Made in China: a reality check
Despite being hailed as ‘the world’s workshop’, China’s reputation of being a reliable and responsible manufacturer is far from world-class. In his new book ‘Poorly Made in China’, intermediary and author Paul Midler exposes the pitfalls of manufacturing in China, debunking several myths in the process.
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Bucking the trend: the Raffles Hotels group takes it slow and steady
Contrary to the way many companies try to grow their bottom line, the mantra for hospitality group Raffles Hotels & Resorts is slow and steady. And according to its President John M. Johnston, that has served this boutique luxury hotel chain just fine.
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Business leadership in a time of responsibility
Looking at the global economy today, we can see that a much greater proportion of the world operates under the philosophy called ‘market capitalism,’ observes Subi Rangan, associate professor of strategy and management, and the Shell fellow in business and the environment at INSEAD.
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Can leadership withstand the ravages of a crisis?
The sudden collapse of Lehman Brothers and the fall of AIG have not just shaken the financial community to its core, which has sent reverberations worldwide, its leaders have also come under fire.


But there's more to these highly-publicised institutional collapses than meets the eye, according to Subramanian Rangan, Associate Professor of Strategy and Management at INSEAD.

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Professor Patrick Duffy Inaugural Lecture: (Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world?
(Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world? Professor Duffy's research work focuses on policy and sport coaching, as well as applied work in sport-business transfer, which is part of a long-term project with Morrisons PLC. Patrick will address the policy and research backgrounds to developments in professional practice in this area. The traditional view of sport coaching as an emerging profession will be challenged, suggesting that sport coaching should position itself as a blended
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The Pursuit of Happyness Part 2 of 2

Part 2 of the amazing rags-to-riches story of the formerly homeless, now millionaire entrepreneur, Christopher Gardner, on which the movie 'The Pursuit of Happyness' is based.

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Product Design
The essence of industrial design engineering (IDE) is designing and improving products which are used daily and intensively, at home or at work. The faculty is committed to study, innovate and improve the development of durable products and their services for people, on the basis of the balanced interests of users, industry, society and the environment. The faculty pursues this mission through a multidisciplinary approach that integrates human aspects - i.e. ergonomics, market, organisation and
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