India, Pakistan discuss Kashmir peace
June 23 - India and Pakistan begin foreign secretary-level talks aimed at nudging forward a stalled peace process between the two nuclear-armed rivals. Travis Brecher reports.
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Learn with Pictures and Video S4 #25 - 5 More Must-Know Japanese Words
Now that you have lived in Japan for awhile, you want to travel out of the city and see things. You notice that the people that live even in the next city have different Japanese accents and words for things. You are glad that you know some Japanese words that make sense no matter what [...]
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Great Zoom out of Chicago, IL: The Sears Tower
Using data from different spacecraft and some powerful computer technology, visualizers at the Goddard Space Flight Center present you with a collection of American cities in a way you have never seen them before. Starting with our camera high above the Earth, we rush in towards the surface at what would be an impossible speed for any known vehicle. Passing though layers of atmosphere, the colors of our destinations shimmer with their own unique characteristics, and suddenly we find ourselves fl
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Honorary degree 2011 06 22 10h00 Wozniak
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What do Schreyer Scholars do for fun?
Schreyer Scholars are also Penn Staters. They don't spend all their time studying. They know how to have fun!
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Human Rights Day 2013: Rights of Refugees
In celebration of Human Rights Day, the Law Library of Congress hosted a panel discussion on refugee rights. Speaker Biography: Peter Roudik is director of the Global Legal Research Center at the Library of Congress. Speaker Biography: Olivia Bueno is associate director of the International Refugee Rights Initiative. Speaker Biography: Linda Rabben is a developmental editor at the US Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C. Speaker Biography: George Sadek is senior legal information analy
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Plant Growth Responses to a Nitrogen Gradient
Techniques used in setting up field experiments to study the growth responses of herbaceous plants to a resource gradient will be discussed and demonstrated in the field. Methods of setting up light and nutrient gradients, soil sampling, seed collection and preparation, data collection and analysis will be included. Participants will observe on-going studies in the field at the Cedar Creek Natural History Area, and view slides of smaller scale Puse experiments.
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Seated: Experiments in Filmmaking
Filmmaker Shelley Barry presented this GIPCAŐs Great Texts / Big Questions public lecture. She spoke about her experiences and experiments in making films from a wheelchair and screened extracts of several short films in different genres reflecting on her process of creativity and production:Extracts will include, among others, a trilogy - Whole-A Trinity of Being, a documentary recounting survival of one of South AfricaŐs lesser-known wars, namely the Ôtaxi warsŐ; Inclinations - a writer st
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"Regenerative Medicine: from Bench to Bedside, Spring 2010"
"Regenerative medicine involves the repair and regeneration of tissues for therapeutic purposes, such as replacing bone marrow in leukemia, cartilage in osteoarthritis or cells of the heart after a heart attack. In this course, we will explore basic mechanisms of how cells differentiate into specific tissues in response to a variety of biologic signaling molecules. We will discuss the use of such factors for in vitro tissue production. We will also study the cellular mechanisms involved in the c
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Lumbriculus blood vessels and blood flow in several segments
Blood flow in individual body segments of Lumbriculus variegates - note how each body segments contracts to move the blood toward the anterior end of the worm.
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Olympic Peninsula Time Lapse with Park Boundaries: Dissolve through different dates
The four large scenes show the Olympic Peninsula in northwestern Washington State, centered on the Olympic National Park and the national and state forests immediately surrounding the national park. Mount Olympus dominates the scene with its (usually) snow-capped peaks. Clear cutting in the national and state forests around the national park was well underway at the time of the first Landsat scene. In the late 1980s, public land use policies changed and clear cutting by the timber industry migra
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4.1 Where to find support

There is a range of tools available to support you, including:

  • The DfES financial management standard [accessed 26 January 2007]. See especially the guidance on the role of bursar [accessed 26 January 2007].

  • Teachernet school finances webpage [accessed 26 January 2007].

  • Schools Audit Commission [accessed 26 January 2007].

  • DfES Value for money [accessed 26 January 2007].

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Personalized Approach to Cancer Treatment
Raymond DuBois, M.D., Ph.D., provost and executive vice president at MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses how it's possible to evaluate some cancer patients' tumors and prescribe more effective treatments based on those people's specific genetic makeup.
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Stelios on Brands, Serial Entrepreneurship, the Environment and Giving Something Back! [Audio]
Speaker(s): Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou | Stelios Haji-Ioannou, LSE alumnus, is founder of the easyGroup companies and has given £2 million to LSE for the Stelios Scholars programme.
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The Ideas that are Changing Politics [Audio]
Speaker(s): David Willetts MP, David Cameron MP | There has been an extraordinary surge in the study of behaviour from evolutionary biologists, neurologists and game theorists, but this has been largely divorced from the political debate. David Willetts will draw on the latest research from these disciplines to explain what Government can and cannot do to influence our behaviour. David Willetts is shadow secretary of state for innovation, universities and skills and has been the MP for Havant si
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Terror and Consent: The Wars for the Twenty-First Century [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Philip Bobbitt | The threat of terrorism is now part of the landscape of daily lives all over the world, yet we have hardly begun to think properly about it. In his new book Terror and Consent and in this lecture Professor Bobbitt argues that we are fighting these wars with weapons and concepts which though useful to us in previous conflicts have now been superseded. He aims to provide a fundamental rethinking of most generally accepted ideas about terror in the modern wor
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Where Now For the United States After the Election? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Michael Cox, Jessica Mathews; Bob Singh | The 2008 race for the White House has been the most exciting in recent American history. But will it make much difference to the United States and the rest of the world who wins: Obama or McCain? Michael Cox is a professor of international relations at LSE. Jessica Mathews is president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Rob Singh is a fellow of the RSA and an associate fellow of the Institute for the Study of the Ame
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