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Reuters Today: Greek deal fails again
Nov. 21 - Greece's lenders once again fail to agree on how to cut its debt, plus Hillary Clinton holds truce talks in Mideast.
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The migrant and the (good) citizen: exclusion, failure, tolerance
Public Seminar Series, Michaelmas term 2012. Seminar by Professor Bridget Anderson (University of Oxford) recorded on 21 November 2012 at the Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford.
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Track-Risk-Impact-Policy (TRIP) Modeling of Tropical Cyclones for the Agricultural Sector
By: UP Los Baños Presentation by Engr. Glenn S. Banaguas, Director for Research, De La Salle Araneta University, Philippines. Delivered during the International Conference on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Food and Environmental Security, November 21-22, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines.
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Lewis & Clark: The Louisiana Purchase
When Thomas Jefferson wanted to unite the country from coast to coast, he chose two very qualified men, Lewis and Clark, to lead an expedition westward to find the best route. In this video clip, learn more about the Louisiana Purchase and Lewis and Clark’s role in it. (2:20)
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8 Reviewing and reflecting

Figure 55 is a conceptual diagram that summarises this unit. Molecules are made of atoms, so it was with atoms, to the left of Figure 55, that we began. Early in Section 1 they acquired a structure with a positively charged nucleus surrounded by negatively charged electrons. To a chemist, the most important property of an atom is the
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3.1 Introduction

The atomic force microscope is a key visualisation tool for the ‘invisible’ world of micro and nano technology. Within it, right at the heart, is a probe tip that is itself a triumph of nanotechnology.

This section is going to begin with a fair amount of detail about how scanning probe microscopes of various types work, starting with a description of the scanning tunnelling microscope (STM). After that I want to concentrate on its close relative, the atomic force microscope. Then we
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3.3.3 Reassembling the parts

As the wreckage was pulled from the river it was examined and identified, and any failures of the metal components were recognised and tagged. This was a mammoth task, given that virtually the whole bridge had fallen into the water, including all the road decks, trusses, chains and hangers, eye bars and the two towers. The parts were then reassembled and all the failed or fractured components photographed and catalogued. Over 90 per cent of the bridge components were collected together and re
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4.4 Religion and social policy

Understanding religious beliefs and practices and what we mean by ‘religion’ is not merely of academic interest. It is often bound up with social policy and so relates to the rights and privileges of individuals. In Britain, for example, the Church of Scientology has not been allowed to register i
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References

Abel-Smith, B. (1964) The Hospitals 1800–1948, London: Heinemann.
Beddoe, D. (1989) Back to Home and Duty: Women between the Wars 1918–1939, London: Pandora.
Brown, P.S. (1985) ‘The vicissitudes of herbalism in late nineteenth and early twentieth-century Britain’, Medical History, vol.29, pp. 71–92.
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5.3 Addressing the issues

Activity 19

Think back over the video evidence so far: what information and examples might you select, and how might you use these to address the issues raised there?

You will find the final section of th
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Learning outcomes

By the end of this unit you should be able to:

  • make an informed judgement about whether or to what extent a financial market satisfies the conditions of an efficient market;

  • identify the main factors that could detract from that efficiency.


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Learning outcomes

After studying this unit you will:

  • appreciate the importance of the Euro-zone economy as a player in the international economic system;

  • recognise the importance and role played by the European Central Bank in the conduct of Euro-zone monetary policy;

  • understand the relationship between monetary policy and fiscal policy in the management of the European economy;

  • reflect on the consequences of Euro-zone enlargement for the conduct econo
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3.2 By medium

We can divide texts up by the medium in which they appear. This is a broad division that is technologically based. It may seem excessively obvious, but it can be quite revealing. For example, different media have different periodicities (frequency of appearances) – most magazines appear weekly or monthly, while newspapers are weekly or daily. Episodes of television programmes are most commonly also weekly or daily, but films appear on a different basis altogether, since, like books or CDs t
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4.3 Regulation

Increasing demand for wireless technology means that the radio frequencies must be carefully managed and allocated by governments to satisfy all the different users and to prevent interference between them. (You may remember the UK Government's auction of 3G radio licences in Spring 2000 which raised approximately £22.5 billion.)

Before transmitting radio signals, organisations must usually obtain a licence permitting them to use a specified frequency or band of frequencies. However, o
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3.5.2 Link checking sites

The World Wide Web contains millions of web pages. Many of these pages are impossible to read, even though many existing web pages will reference them: your browser will usually return with some message such as ‘Error 404 Page not Found’ when you try to access them. Error 404 is a standard message returned by web servers when a non-existent page is accessed. It is also the telephone area code for Atlanta in the United States; you will occasionally hear technical staff referring to non-exi
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2.3 Learning more

Consider your main use for the PC, and check that you have the skills or knowledge you need. Although some students use spreadsheets and databases, the key skills for most students are:

  • word processing study notes and assignments;

  • searching for information on the web;

  • using conferencing and email.

If you feel you need to know more about using your computer there are a number of options open to you.
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2.4 Applying a critical approach

A critical approach to young people's health sounds fine in the abstract, but what might it mean in practice? How can such a framework help us to make sense of young people's actual experience of physical and mental distress?

To explore these questions, we will look at the apparent increase in the incidence of eating disorders, especially among young women. One of the advantages of this example is that it combines concerns about physical and mental health. This discussion will draw on a
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Orientation
For the new OHCC six-week format.
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Cari Goetcheus - Cultural Landscapes: Preservation Challenges in the 21st Century - Oct. 12
Panelist Cari Goetcheusl gives her presentation on Panel 2, "Community Stewardship and Diverse Values," with an introduction by Jessica Brown, at Rutgers CHAPS' fall conference, Cultural Landscapes: Preservation Challenges in the 21st Century. For more information visit chaps.rutgers.edu The conference took place from Oct 12, 2012 to Oct 14, 2012 at Voorhees Hall on the College Avenue Campus at Rutgers University. These videos were produced by the Office of Instructional & Research Technology
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Regional Night: Nobody
Thunderbird students perform Dec. 8, 2012.
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