Seduced by DNA: From Chromosomes to Cancer
In this lecture, Professor Cory will give a personal perspective on her career, covering how she came to become a molecular biologist and how her fascination with chromosomes led her into cancer research and the quest to develop better cancer drugs. This lecture was sponsored by the ANU College of Science as part of their 2006 Dean's Lecture Series.
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Virtual Maths, Calculating the Volume of a Brick Demo
Interactive simulation, calculating the volume of a brick
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3D game lets you see through an animal's eyes
An online simulation mimics the vision of five animals as a player steers them through Place Vendôme in Paris Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn24716
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A Postcode Album – Volume 5, HP (Hemel Hempstead) to KW (Kirkwall)
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1.3.7 Encyclopedias
This unit will help you to identify and use information in Science and Nature, whether for your work, study or personal purposes. Experiment with some of the key resources in this subject area, and learn about the skills which will enable you to plan searches for information, so you can find what you are looking for more easily. Discover the meaning of information quality, and learn how to evaluate the information you come across. You will also be introduced to the many different ways of organis
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The Annual Report of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools 2004/05: Personal, Social and Health
This is the final report on personal, social and health education (PSHE) in secondary schools, based on whole-school inspections and surveys by Her Majesty's Inspectors (HMI). It draws on data from Ofsted inspections from September 2003 to July 2005.
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More Than Potato Prints - making the most of the arts in early years settings
This publication, which is available as both a downloadable web based resource and a printed booklet, is an Arts Council England publication comprising a series of case studies set in Sure Start Children’s Centres. The Sure Start initiative was set up by the Government in 1999 with the stated aim to establish a Sure Start Children’s Centre within every community by 2010. These Centres form part of a national 10 year childcare strategy and offer services and information for children under fiv
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What Money Means - for primary schools
The Personal Finance Education Group (pfeg) is an independent charity helping schools to plan and teach personal finance relevant to students' lives and needs. Their philosophy is underpinned by both government policy and independent reviews affirming the need for personal finance education. This link directs readers to the ‘What Money Means’ micro-site, which presents an overview of pfeg’s programme to increase the quantity and quality of personal finance education in primary schools. It
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1.6.3 Mailing lists and newsgroups
This unit will help you to identify and use information in maths and statistics, whether for your work, study or personal purposes. Experiment with some of the key resources in this subject area, and learn about the skills which will enable you to plan searches for information, so you can find what you are looking for more easily. Discover the meaning of information quality, and learn how to evaluate the information you come across. You will also be introduced to the many different ways of organ
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Cheat-Proof Your Partnerships
Even trusted partners can sometimes turn on you, as demonstrated in a recent case from New York’s diamond trade.
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1.10 Religion and the individual

How formal or informal, how personal or impersonal, how loose or how tight, how casual or demanding the religious community is will depend on the form of religion, the extent to which it is enforced and the level of the individual's commitment to it. It is worth remembering that just as people have certain expectations of religion, religions tend to have certain expectations of adherents. The sociologists Rodney Stark and Charles Glock (1968) have argued that although religious organizations
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2.7 Conclusion

Having asked you to think about these perspectives on religion and approaches to its study, I must again emphasize that this is a very crude way of characterizing a very complex area of research. These perspectives are not watertight compartments into which all study of religion fits – life is not that simple! Some religious standpoints are themselves reductionist: for example, Anglicans in the ‘Sea of Faith ’movement regard themselves as Christians, while considering belief in the
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1.5.7 Referencing
This unit will help you to identify and use information in Arts and History, whether for your work, study or personal purposes. Experiment with some of the key resources in this subject area, and learn about the skills which will enable you to plan searches for information, so you can find what you are looking for more easily. Discover the meaning of information quality, and learn how to evaluate the information you come across. You will also be introduced to the many different ways of organisin
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1.4.7 T is for Timeliness
This unit will help you to identify and use information in Arts and History, whether for your work, study or personal purposes. Experiment with some of the key resources in this subject area, and learn about the skills which will enable you to plan searches for information, so you can find what you are looking for more easily. Discover the meaning of information quality, and learn how to evaluate the information you come across. You will also be introduced to the many different ways of organisin
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e-learning? Una definizione.
e-learning: metodologia didattica che offre la possibilità di erogare contenuti formativi elettronicamente attraverso Internet o reti Intranet. Per l’utente rappresenta una soluzione di apprendimento flessibile, in quanto fortemente personalizzabile e facilmente accessibile. L’utilizzo sistematico e diffuso di tecnologie sempre più performanti (piattaforme LMS) e l’evolversi dei bisogni di apprendimento individuali e organizzativi, hanno recentemente condotto al passaggio da una prima ge
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What do we mean by "family"?
The idea of ‘family’ is very powerful in contemporary UK culture and policy. Family lives have been the subject of many anxieties both at the personal and policy levels. How do public debates relate to people’s everyday experiences of families? In this unit, you can explore the many attempts at defining ‘family’ and why these complex and contradictory meanings are important to us. We begin to unpick questions of power and inequality, to test our everyday assumptions about families, and
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Acknowledgements
This unit will help you to identify and use information in Science and Nature, whether for your work, study or personal purposes. Experiment with some of the key resources in this subject area, and learn about the skills which will enable you to plan searches for information, so you can find what you are looking for more easily. Discover the meaning of information quality, and learn how to evaluate the information you come across. You will also be introduced to the many different ways of organis
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1.6.6 Professional bodies and societies
This unit will help you to identify and use information in Science and Nature, whether for your work, study or personal purposes. Experiment with some of the key resources in this subject area, and learn about the skills which will enable you to plan searches for information, so you can find what you are looking for more easily. Discover the meaning of information quality, and learn how to evaluate the information you come across. You will also be introduced to the many different ways of organis
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1.6.4 Blogs
This unit will help you to identify and use information in Science and Nature, whether for your work, study or personal purposes. Experiment with some of the key resources in this subject area, and learn about the skills which will enable you to plan searches for information, so you can find what you are looking for more easily. Discover the meaning of information quality, and learn how to evaluate the information you come across. You will also be introduced to the many different ways of organis
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1.6.3 Mailing lists and newsgroups
This unit will help you to identify and use information in Science and Nature, whether for your work, study or personal purposes. Experiment with some of the key resources in this subject area, and learn about the skills which will enable you to plan searches for information, so you can find what you are looking for more easily. Discover the meaning of information quality, and learn how to evaluate the information you come across. You will also be introduced to the many different ways of organis
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