1 The power of water
Atoms, elements and molecules are the building blocks of everything that makes up our world, including ourselves. In this unit you will learn the basic chemistry of how these components work together, starting with a chemical compound we are all very familiar with – water.
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The politics of racial violence in Britain
This unit focuses on giving you the skills to identify the criteria to evaluate the politics of racial violence in Britain. The material is an audio file, originally 30 minutes in length, and examines the issues around this subject. It was recorded in 1995.
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The politics of devolution
This unit, which contains material from the current Open University second level Politics course DD203 Power, Equality and Dissent, is pitched at the intermediate level. It should take you about 8 hours to study if you attempt the recommended exercises and make summary notes of its key points. Doing so will allow you to practise the crucial academic skill of summary and précis – extracting the gist of an argument – which will be of particular help if you go on to study in related areas: p
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Science, Medicine and Religion (special guest Charles Darwin)
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The end of the road for Gordon Brown?
 Dr Steven Fielding

Has Gordon Brown's reputation suffered irreversible damage?

In this Podcast Dr Steven Fielding, Director of the Centre for British Politics, looks at recent events and puts in perspective the concerns about the Prime Minister's leadership.

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Introduction to Studying the History and Politics of China
Dr Rana Mitter talks about his cutting edge research in China and gives an introduction to studying the history and politics of China, a new and exciting field of research within the Humanities division
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De site is de homepage van het tijdschrift Geography Compass. Het merendeel van de gepubliceerde artikels kan je online raadplegen.

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He's got the whole world in his hands: US History and its discontents in the Obama Era
Robin Kelley's inaugral lecture comments on the absence of discussion about race as connected to Barak Obama's presidency, particularly in light of American history and politics.
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The post-crisis politics of financial reform: business as usual or new global order?
Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, President of European Socialist Party and former Prime Minister of Denmark talks about the politics of current efforts to regulate the financial sector.
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5.1 Describing uniformly accelerated motion

An important special case of non-uniform motion along a line is that which arises when an object is subjected to constant acceleration. This kind of motion is called uniformly accelerated motion. An object falling under gravity near to the surface of the Earth, such as the apple of Figure 24, provides
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1.5 Organising information

How confident are you that you know when it is appropriate to cite references (refer to the work of other people) in your written work?

  • 5 – Very confident

  • 4 – Confident

  • 3 – Fairly confident

  • 2 – Not very confident

  • 1 – Not confident at all

How confident do you feel about producing bibliographies (lists of references) in an appropriate format to accompany you
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#190: Germline confidential: Hunting down genes linked to breast cancer

Genetics researchers Prof Melissa Southey and Prof David Goldgar discuss the enterprise of tracking down genes that make one susceptible to breast cancer. With science host Dr Shane Huntington.