MSRP Faculty Breakfast 3
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Making the DIY Clinometer
Link to Youtube video showing how to make a do-it-yourself clinometer
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7.4 Modelling in science

When scientists use models there is an unspoken assumption that the model can be applied within a limited range of contexts. Although enormously powerful, models are rarely directly applicable to everyday circumstances. With the Cumbrian sheep farmers, government scientists took the view that the levels of caesium (emanating from the Chernobyl explosion) in Lakeland grassland would soon diminish, such that levels of contaminating radioactivity in sheep would soon diminish. This was a predicti
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Journal of the House of Commons: volume 2 - 1640-1643
The official minute book of the House of Commons, covering the Short Parliament and beginning of the Long Parliament of Charles I, and the period running up to the outbreak of civil war in 1643
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Literary Festival 2013: Between Curatorial and Urban Practice [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Clémentine Deliss, Elke Krasny, Maria Lind, Justin McGuirk | In recent years arts practice has shifted towards new modes of collaborative production while digital platforms continually offer new ways to distribute and engage with the arts. As performing and visual arts organisations are transforming relationships with audiences, more varied roles have emerged for curators beyond exhibition making and collections management. Curating has evolved to embrace audience-generated conte
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Introduction

Earthquakes shake the ground surface, can cause buildings to collapse, disrupt transport and services, and can cause fires. They can trigger landslides and tsunami – in short, earthquakes can be very destructive. In this unit you will look at why, where and what happens when they occur and also at how earthquakes are assessed qualitatively and quantitatively.

This unit is from our archive and is an adapted extract from Exploring science (S104) which is no longer taught by The Open Uni
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Blooming prickly pear cactus (Opuntia) from the Sonora desert
Cacti are often overlooked as flowering plants. In fact, cacti bloom with colorful flowers and reproduce like all other angiosperms.
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CBS Show Time Spanish – Lesson 06

In episode 6 of Show Time Spanish Mark and Alba discuss their recent visits to Edinburgh and will entertain you with some singing! José introduces two phrases to say that things are in a mess, and language points include the pluperfect tense and using double indirect pronouns, eg. a mi madre le gusta la música. [...]

Author(s): mark@coffeebreakspanish.com (Radio Lingua Network)

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ART 105-01, Beginning Painting, Fall 2006
This class is an opportunity to explore the possibilities of paint. You can expect to be immersed in certain fundamentals of material and application including color, texture, scale and composition…however, this is not a technique based class.,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.
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The secret of teaching the Holocaust to students

I came across a great website full of content on teaching the holocaust to students.  These activities have been developed for teachers to use as a guide. Their intent is to give teachers a framework to follow for use in a Holocaust unit of study.
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2011 Harvard Digital Scholarship Summit: Keynote - Daniel Atkins (University of Michigan)
How are research technologies changing the landscape of knowledge production and what are the implications for the quality and value of research? Daniel E. Atkins is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan (UM), Ann Arbor. He is also a Professor of Information, and the W. K. Kellogg Professor of Community Informatics in the School of Information. He currently serves as the Associate Vice-President for Research Cyberinfrastru
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JACOTES 2011 – Intérêt et utilisation du TEP-Scan en oncologie pulmonaire.

Titre : JACOTES 2011 – Intérêt et utilisation du TEP-Scan en oncologie pulmonaire.
Intervenant : Pierre OLIVIER (Professeur, Médecine Nucléaire du CHU de Nancy-Brabois)
Résumé : Imagerie TEP 18F-FDG : l’essentiel. Oncologie thoracique et 18F-FDG au quotidien. Applications et nouvelles perspectives.
L’auteur n’a pas transmis de conflit d’intérêt concernant les données diffusées dans cette vidéo ou publiées dans la référence citée.
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The Challenges of Development and Environmental Sustainability in Africa: the case of Rwanda [Audio]
Speaker(s): His Excellency Paul Kagame | Africa is experiencing major changes to its environment as a result of climate change. This has clear implications for a continent that has already suffered disproportionately from abuses of human rights and from slow economic growth. Paul Kagame is president of the Republic of Rwanda.
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Thinking Like a Social Scientist: a lecture by Professor Ron Anderson [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Ron Anderson | In this new series of lunchtime lectures, nine of LSE's most senior academics explain the latest thinking on how social scientists work to address the critical problems of the day. They survey the leading ideas and contributions made by their discipline, explain the types of problems that are addressed and the tools that are used, and explore the kinds of solutions proposed.
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The Politics of Aids Exceptionalism [Audio]
Speaker(s): Alex de Waal | This lecture asks if the global AIDS response has been good for human rights but bad for disease control? Alex de Waal is programme director at the Social Science Research Council and author of AIDS and Power: why there is no political crisis yet.
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Creating a World Without Poverty: how social business can transform our lives [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Muhammad Yunus | Professor Yunus will outline his vision for a new business model that combines the power of free markets with the quest for a more human world - and tell the inspiring stories of companies that are doing this work today. This event marks the launch of his new book Creating a World Without Poverty: how social business can transform our lives.Muhammad Yunus is founder and managing director of Grameen Bank and winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize.
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The Shrivelling of European Citizenship [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Damian Chalmers | The institution of EU citizenship is increasingly challenged yet the heterogeneity and intensity of membership rights enjoyed by non-nationals has increased. Would more differentiated forms of membership be more attractive and better capture the sense of place many non-nationals wish to create for themselves in their host societies? Damian Chalmers is professor in European Union law at the European Institute and Law Department, LSE.
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What have the Romans ever done for us? - Global Europe from a Dutch perspective [Audio]
Speaker(s): Frans Timmermans | Frans Timmermans will address issues of the changing political economy and the role the European Union can play in facing the challenges of today. The soft power of the EU is no longer limited to stabilisation and transformation of societies alone. Europe sets the standard in many fields. Yet, as Frans Timmermans will argue, pursuing the vision of Europe as a model power imposes a growing need for the Union's member states to start thinking and behaving in politica
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LSE Literary Weekend - The Financial Crisis, Climate Change and Energy [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Lord Anthony Giddens | Political action and intervention, on local, national and international levels, is going to have a decisive effect on whether or not we can limit global warming, as well as how we adapt to that already occurring. At the moment, however, Anthony Giddens argues controversially, we do not have a systematic politics of climate change.
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