1.1 Leeds General Infirmary
This unit considers the type of care offered in hospitals, using Leeds General Hospital as a case study. The unit looks at the people who have roles within the hospital, how they interact with each other and patients and what they consider to be 'care'. The different approaches and contributions to care by doctors and nurses are explored and patients give their perspective on the care they receive.
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Episode 118: Controlling our impulses: Communication pathways and signal transmission in the nervous

Neuroscientists Prof Bruce Carter and Dr Simon Murray explain how nerve cells conduct information efficiently and the processes that underlie the orderly creation and destruction of nerve and supporting cells. With Science host Dr Shane Huntington.

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The Story of Cotton
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Constitution Day
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Panel discussion during the Oxford Social Media Convention 2009 on whether the outcome of political careers and even campaigns is increasingly dependent on the successful mastery of new communication tools including social media. The outcome of political careers and even campaigns is increasingly dependent on the successful mastery of new communication tools including social media. Many MPs and members of Congress are embracing the use of social networking tools to keep in touch with their const
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CHARTER: Creating Heritage Artefacts for Research and Teaching in an E-Repository
This site forms part of the University of Exeter Digital Collections , an institutional repository which provides free access to information about (and in many cases the full text of ) research outputs from academic staff and researchers at the University of Exeter. This section contains materials from the CHARTER creating Heritage Artefacts for Research and Teaching in an E-Repository project which is making available 4,000 online images from the rare books and archives of the University. Topic
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Author(s): María Dolores Cano Baños,Natalio López Martíne

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Still photography, a practice and form of expression that has worked its way into every facet of social life and every culture in the world, is considered here from the perspectives of history and social science. We will discuss the uses and functions of pictures; how they are to be understood and interpreted; whether they have clear-cut content and meanings; how they shape and are shaped by politics, economics, and social life.

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James Howe

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17.202 Graduate Seminar in American Politics II (MIT)
This is the second in a sequence of two field seminars in American politics intended for graduate students in political science, in preparation for taking the general examination in American politics. The material covered in this semester focuses on American political institutions. The readings covered here are not comprehensive, but it is sufficiently broad to give students an introduction to major empirical questions and theoretical approaches that guide the study of American political institu
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 Professor Stefan Wolff

Kosovo's expected declaration of independence from Serbia is a move which could have regional and global ramifications.

Ahead of his trip to Belgrade, Professor Stefan Wolff took some time out to look at the issue in perspective.

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Since the British Labour party’s re-election with a reduced majority of 66
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 Professor Richard Aldrich

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Globalisation has led to a free flow of money, people and ideas, which has benefited many people in the West in recent years and
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Professor Stefan Wolff looks at the motives for this announcement and what implications it has for the region and for the rest of the world.

Professor Wolff is Professor of Political Science in the School of Politics and International Relations and Director of the Centre for International Crisis Management
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