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Inspect-a-Gadget - Meet the Environmental Technology Team

The team at the Environmental Technology Centre (ETC) work with small to medium scale companies to find solutions to a range of problems which can be solved using clever technology and gadgets.  

In this video we meet the team who will then tell us about specific case studies and how their gadgets were used to solve the problem
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Meet Bénédicte Kurzen: Going Beyond Muslim-Christian Conflict in Nigeria
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/nigeria-lagos-religion-sectarian-crisis-christian-muslim Staying clear of superficiality in her reporting of Nigeria's sectarian violence, Pulitzer Center photojournalist Bénédicte Kurzen traveled to Jos, a city that, for over a decade, has been the epicenter of clashes between the Muslim north and the Christian south. With Pulitzer Center grantee Joe Bavier, Kurzen started this long-term project during the 2011 presidential election to uncover t
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Astronomy with Bruce Betts Guest: Tim Spahr, Director, Minor Planet Center (LIVE from Boston, MA) www.youtube.com/csudhtv
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Using composite materials to replace bone
 In this podcast, Professor Chris Rudd, Dean of the faculty of Engineering at the University of Nottingham, describes his work with composite materials in the car industry and how it can be applied to the field of medicine.

Traditionally, patients who have lost bone in an accident or have had bone removed due to cancer have had to endure two very long and very painful operations. One operation to attach steel plates to the bone, and a second operation once the bone has healed,
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Ogres and Pygmies by Robert Graves (poetry reading)
The term Pygmy comes form Greek mythology. It was later used to descibe an ethic group and, when used in that way, is considered pejorative. That is not the meaning intended here. Political correctness changes with the times and it is impossible to make literature from former times fit the popular prejudices of the day. All that is necessary is to note is that no racial inference was intended and move on. By the same token if there are any ogres who find this characterisation of their hab
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Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of semi cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the surface area of a cover for an astro turf pitch including the ends by using a semi (half) cylinder.
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Eric Weber Recipient of 2012 Frist Faculty Award.
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The Aldermen of the City of London - Temp. Henry III - 1912
Contains comprehensive lists of and biographical notes upon the aldermen of the City. It also includes extensive materials on the relationship of the various aldermen to the livery companies and to Parliament. Originally published in two volumes, it is here given in one.
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4.6 Recruiting and selecting internal candidates
Does the recruitment and selection process fill you with dread? Discrimination and equal opportunities legislation can make this area feel like a minefield. If you are faced with appointing a new employee, then this unit will provide a straight-forward guide to the process: from writing job descriptions to finally assessing who to appoint.
Author(s): The Open University

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6 Summary
Legacy fundraising, big-gift seeking are all part of the professional fundraiser's role. This unit will help you to gain the skills necessary to persuade individuals to become donors. How do you change people's ideas about methods of giving, moving them from casual street donations to regular direct debit giving?
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4.2 The ‘targeted’ or ‘top-down’ approach
Legacy fundraising, big-gift seeking are all part of the professional fundraiser's role. This unit will help you to gain the skills necessary to persuade individuals to become donors. How do you change people's ideas about methods of giving, moving them from casual street donations to regular direct debit giving?
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3.6.4 Taking account of ‘external’ perceptions
Legacy fundraising, big-gift seeking are all part of the professional fundraiser's role. This unit will help you to gain the skills necessary to persuade individuals to become donors. How do you change people's ideas about methods of giving, moving them from casual street donations to regular direct debit giving?
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3.4 Communicating your request
Legacy fundraising, big-gift seeking are all part of the professional fundraiser's role. This unit will help you to gain the skills necessary to persuade individuals to become donors. How do you change people's ideas about methods of giving, moving them from casual street donations to regular direct debit giving?
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2 Asking someone for something: the core skill
Legacy fundraising, big-gift seeking are all part of the professional fundraiser's role. This unit will help you to gain the skills necessary to persuade individuals to become donors. How do you change people's ideas about methods of giving, moving them from casual street donations to regular direct debit giving?
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Ancient Refuge in the Holy Land
The team’s discoveries lead Freund to a radical new theory that he hopes will rewrite Holy Land history – could the treasure concealed in the cave be a long-lost relic of the Great Temple in Jerusalem destroyed by the Romans? Join NOVA for a fascinating detective story that will immerse you in the strong currents of archaeological controversy.
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High-Tech Mobile Devices and Kids
This video explains the benefits of these divses and some of the downsides such as networking and the costs. A good overview for all parents as it provides tips on what to look for before buying a mobile device. (3:12)
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