Environmental Science
Welcome to the NROC Environmental Science course. This course is designed to acquaint you with the physical, ecological, social, and political principles of environmental science. The scientific method is used to analyze and understand the inter-relationships between humans and the natural environment. The course shows how ecological realities and the material desires of humans often clash, leading to environmental degradation and pollution. The course covers the following topics: Earth's System
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How to Improve Your Grammar
Don’t be intimidated by the complexity of English grammar; take it one step at a time and you’ll be fine.
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Global Pandemics
In his role as a biochemist, Hidde Ploegh explains the "essential features of the lifestyle of the flu virus" discussing not only how viruses work to invade our systems and cause the flu, but also adding insights into the political and societal framework in which public health groups and governments deal with viral disease. <
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EU Bookshop
EU Bookshop is run by the Office for Official Publications of the European Union (also known as the Publications Office). It provides free access to the full text of all EU official publications issued since 1952. This includes all reports, documents and yearbooks from the key EU institutions and Agencies, covering all aspects of EU domestic and foreign policy, including issues relating to the EURO, EU accession and enlargement, legislation and political reports. Users can search or browse the w
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GHIL-Debates: Public History
The subject of this debate was the contested field of Public History, its strengths, shortcomings, and developments, and the place of history in public life in general. Academic and public historians are increasingly involved in public debates seeking to reach broader audiences and to shape public consciousness through the understanding of the past. Undoubtedly the popularity of history in public life has created political, economic, and cultural opportunities. But it also generated competition
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Sam Wang: The Princeton Election Consortium - A First Draft of Electoral History - February 11, 2009
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: How we experience political races is dominated by opinion polls. Polling data can be confusing because of their sheer number. In 2008, hundreds of polls were released during the Presidential campaign. Is there a way to cut through the resulting noise? Four years ago Dr. Wang devised a statistical approach to analyze state polls to get a single, easy-to-understand snapshot of the race, viewed from the point of view of the Electoral College. In 2008, this approach mad
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Sam Wang: The Princeton Election Consortium - A First Draft of Electoral History PDF - February 11,
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: How we experience political races is dominated by opinion polls. Polling data can be confusing because of their sheer number. In 2008, hundreds of polls were released during the Presidential campaign. Is there a way to cut through the resulting noise? Four years ago Dr. Wang devised a statistical approach to analyze state polls to get a single, easy-to-understand snapshot of the race, viewed from the point of view of the Electoral College. In 2008, this approach mad
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Betty Leydon, Emily Carter, Jennifer Rexford, Olga Troyanskaya: Women in Research Computing - March
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Princeton University's Vice President for Information Technology and CIO, Betty Leydon, moderates a panel of three "women in research computing." The panelists, Emily Carter (Arthur W. Marks '19 Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Applied and Computational Mathematics), Olga Troyanskaya (Assistant Professor of Computer Science and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics), and Jennifer Rexford (Professor of Computer Science), summarize th
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Brian Kernighan: Millions, Billions, Zillions -- (In)numeracy Still Matters - February 3, 2010
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: As calculators and computers have become steadily more powerful, they have buried us in an avalanche of numbers and graphs and charts, many of which claim to present the truth about important issues. But at the same time, our personal facility with numbers has diminished, often leaving us at the mercy of quantitative reasoning and presentation that is sometimes wrong and often not disinterested. For the past ten years, Dr. Kernighan has been teaching a course that s
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Brian Kernighan: Millions, Billions, Zillions -- (In)numeracy Still Matters PDF - February 3, 2010
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: As calculators and computers have become steadily more powerful, they have buried us in an avalanche of numbers and graphs and charts, many of which claim to present the truth about important issues. But at the same time, our personal facility with numbers has diminished, often leaving us at the mercy of quantitative reasoning and presentation that is sometimes wrong and often not disinterested. For the past ten years, Dr. Kernighan has been teaching a course that s
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Should We Ban the Burka?
A public debate hosted by The Australian National University and The Canberra Times.Muslim women's dress codes have come into the political spotlight in both Muslim-majority…
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War 2.0: Political Violence & New Media: 01 From the Image of War to the War of Images
Today, war is conducted not only by the dispatch of Tomahawks in the air or Kalashnikovs and suicide attacks on the ground but also by means of bytes, tweets, digital images, and social networking forums. (New) media technology, in other words, has become a medium of war and diplomacy. This multidisciplinary two-day symposium on 7-8 October hosted by the Department of International Relations at the ANU will map the shifting arena of war, conflict, terrorism, and violence in an intensely mediated
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War 2.0: Political Violence & New Media: 03 The Changing Media Landscape
Today, war is conducted not only by the dispatch of Tomahawks in the air or Kalashnikovs and suicide attacks on the ground but also by means of bytes, tweets, digital images, and social networking forums. (New) media technology, in other words, has become a medium of war and diplomacy. This multidisciplinary two-day symposium on 7-8 October hosted by the Department of International Relations at the ANU will map the shifting arena of war, conflict, terrorism, and violence in an intensely mediated
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War 2.0: Political Violence & New Media: 04 New Voices - New Media Empowering New Actors
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War 2.0: Political Violence & New Media: 05 A Correspondent's Journey
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War 2.0: Political Violence & New Media: 06a War 2.0: What are We Facing? - How is New Media Shaping
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War 2.0: Political Violence & New Media: 07 Concluding Plenary - Politics by Other Means?
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The Great Crash of 2008
This public forum will discuss The Great Crash of 2008 by Ross Garnaut, with David Llewellyn-Smith, Melbourne University Press, to be released on 12 October 2009. The book examines the factors that led to the Great Crash of 2008 and subsequently to the current global recession. It provides an integrated analysis of one of the major events of our time, drawing on behavioural economics, the issue of global macroeconomic imbalances and the operation of modern financial markets. The study also discu
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Soft-core East Asia: Differentiated Cooperation in an Amorphous Region
Soft-core East Asia: Differentiated Cooperation in an Amorphous Region Professor Douglas Webber, Professor of Political Science at INSEAD and visiting International Fellow at the Monash European and EU Centre Scholars of East Asian international relations diverge over how politically integrated the region is; whether it is becoming politically more integrated, and to what extent the degree of political integration matters for regional peace and stability. The argument of this paper is that East
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