‘Second life’ for Warwick Commission
Chair of the first Warwick Commission Pierre Pettigrew, one of this year’s honorary graduates at Warwick, says the commission report into the future of world trade is set to have an even bigger impact after the completion of the Doha round of negotiations of the World Trade Organisation.
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Learn To Tell Time--Numbers 1-12 to Show Hour
This short animated video introduces the numbers 1-12 on the clock. An animated clock walks students through where numbers 1-12 are located. This is a great resource to introduce telling time to the elementary classroom. (1:28)
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HST.722J Brain Mechanisms for Hearing and Speech (MIT)
An advanced course covering anatomical, physiological, behavioral, and computational studies of the central nervous system relevant to speech and hearing. Students learn primarily by discussions of scientific papers on topics of current interest. Recent topics include cell types and neural circuits in the auditory brainstem, organization and processing in the auditory cortex, auditory reflexes and descending systems, functional imaging of the human auditory system, quantitative methods for relat
Author(s): Delgutte, Bertrand,Caplan, David N.,Guenther, Fran

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Sesame Street: The Count Sings of 8
This is a video from Sesame Street. The Count sings about the letter 8. (The puppet does NOT count to 8--the puppet just sings about tje number 8 in 47 seconds.)
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CAD and Management of Construction Projects
The increasing interest in computer-aided design (CAD) has prompted research that is aimed at identifying the opportunities for construction managers and building contractors. It has been found that the use of CAD systems in the U.K. is mainly confined to the production of detailed drawings. Indeed, most of the systems used are 2-D drafting tools and incapable of supporting the integration of even modest amounts of nongraphical (construction) data. On the other hand, many 3-D modeling systems ha
Author(s): Atkin, Brian L. and Gill, E. Moira

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6.7 Sleep, the brain and hibernation
Hibernation is an ingenious adaptation that some animals employ to survive difficult conditions in winter. This unit examines the differences between hibernation and torpor, and discusses the characteristic signs of hibernation behaviour. It explores the triggers that bring on hibernation, and whether internal signals or external season cues are predominant. It also examines the physiological adaptations that occur in hibernating animals. This unit builds on and develops ideas introduced in the
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Jim Madigan • Robbie Vrolyk postgame vs. Massachusetts (Feb. 3, 2012)
In its seventh overtime game of the season, junior Vinny Saponari sent the Northeastern men's hockey team to its first triumph in extra time as the Huskies bested Massachusetts 22 seconds into overtime for the 4-3 victory on Friday night at Matthews Arena. Third-year forward Robbie Vrolyk supported Northeastern's efforts thanks to a two-goal performance while rookie Adam Reid netted the other tally in regulation. Vrolyk has notched three goals in his last two games as his last two-goal outing c
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Unequal Mobility and its Social Consequences
Dr Karen Lucas delivers a seminar as part of the 'Socio-spatial inequalities, transport and mobilities' seminar series held in the Transport Studies Unit during Hilary Term 2012.
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Bill Nye the Science Guy - "This Is A Spider's Life"
This Bill Nye tune sung to the parody of the Foo Fighters' gives general information about spiders. This would be a great resource to use in conjunction with non-fiction texts about spiders. (1:23)
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What types of plastic debris is killing the albatross?
A Hawaiian student looks at the plastic items found in stomachs of albatrosses, ingested from the Pacific ocean.
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Are there living dinosaurs?
According to mainstream science, dinosaur populations were wiped out eons ago. Or were they? Discover why some cryptozoologists and theoristsbelieve that dinosaurs still exist today in this episode of Stuff They Don't Want You to Know. This three minute video shows some possibilities that might excite students, but no proof is offered.
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Coral Reefs -- Our Ocean Ecosystem Engineers
UM Rosenstiel School Coral Reef Biologist Andrew Baker studies how coral reefs are impacted by climate change and other threats worlsdwide. Corals are important ocean ecosystem engineers, similar to trees in a rainforest, they provide essential habitat to one-third of all ocean life.
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Scientist seeks clues in volcanic ash
June 23 - A leading Argentine geologist and volcanologist studies the composition of volcanic ash to learn what weary residents can expect next. Travis Brecher reports
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Atelier 6 : Informatique et multimédia

Les Ateliers de la Recherche Design® sont nés à Nîmes, portés par sa toute jeune Université et placés sous l’impulsion énergique de ses concepteurs : B. BORJA DE MOZOTA, A. FINDELI, G. SCHAMBACH. L’objectif est clair : il s’agit de constituer une communauté épistémique de chercheurs et de praticiens, essentiellement francophones soucieuse de construire une thématique autour de la question centrale : qu’est-ce que la recherche en design ?

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L'économie des singularités

Une coproduction Université Paul Verlaine-Metz / Université Ouverte des Humanités

Deuxième partie de la Grande Leçon « La sociologie peut-elle aider à comprendre l’économie ? » Les auteurs vous proposent de rencontrer Lucien Karpik pour aborder avec lui la question de l’ économie des singularités.

Le sociologue français Lucien Karpik est l’auteur d’un travail pionnier en matière de compréhension sociologique du marché. Ses recherches l
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L'Etat social actif

Une coproduction Université Paul Verlaine-Metz / Université Ouverte des Humanités

Quatrième partie de la Grande Leçon « La sociologie peut-elle aider à comprendre l’économie ? » Les auteurs vous proposent de rencontrer Didier Vrancken et Claude Macquet pour mieux comprendre l’émergence et le fonctionnement de l’Etat social actif qui opère aujourd’hui dans la société de l’individu.

Parmi les évolutions survenues au cours de ces dernières ann
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Déplacements et transports urbains

Il existe différents types de déplacements, et l’évolution technique des modes de transports a des conséquences directes sur la morphologie des villes. Afin de gérer au mieux la relation entre transports et villes, différentes politiques des déplacements et des transports sont menées, ceci afin d’assurer un fonctionnement économique optimum.


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