Back-bench rebels
Philip Cowley, Reader in the University’s School of Politics and International Relations, was recently nominated for the Times Higher young researcher of the year award. In this podcast, Philip discusses his research into back bench rebellions within the British parliament. Philip describes his research as practical politics, linking academic research to the real world of political debate. Since the British Labour party’s re-election with a reduced majority of 66 MPs in May 2005, some back b
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Introducing Regional Integration
This course is designed as a general introduction to regional integration, and is particularly aimed at non-specialists. It reviews some of the main definitions of what constitutes a region, and identifies the basic concepts and approaches to integration. The course portrays both the diversity and the hierarchical nature of regionalism, and calls attention to the motivations that lead groups of states and regions to elect for one particular form of regional cooperation over another. The course
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Deze app bevat verschillende onderdelen, zoals onderwerp en de persoonsvorm (nodig om een werkwoord correct te kunnen spellen), de tegenwoordige tijd, de verleden tijd en voltooid deelwoord.

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2013 General Jimmy Doolittle Award Dinner
(Filmed April 23 2013) 2013 General Jimmy Doolittle Award Dinner On April 23, 2013, the James Doolittle Award was presented to Michael B. Donley, Secretary of the U.S. Air Force (ret.) Mr. Donley's acceptance speech was titled "Innovation is Essential in Uncertain Times."
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EU parliament president visits flood stricken Croatia
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Martin Schulz, president of the European Parliament and the center-left's candidate to lead the European Commission, visits flood stricken areas in Croatia. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and acros
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Novel heterostructure metal-semiconductor-metal (HMSM) photodetectors with resonant cavity for fiber
Monolithically integrated photoreceivers, optoelectronic integrated circuit photoreceivers (OEIC), are important components for fiber optic communications. Two novel delta modulation doped HMSM photodetectors with resonant cavities have been designed with improved performance in terms of responsivity, speed, sensitivity, and wavelength selectivity to fulfill the increasingly more stringent requirements of transmission systems. The major contributions of the author during the Ph.D. period are as
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Green still big at auto show
The Detroit Auto Show kicks off with a return by Porsche and a focus on "green" from Toyota, Ford and all the big players, as the technology moves beyond a futuristic concept to reality.
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pdfCompilation of seasonal recipes by Bio Austria (Austrian organization of organic farmers) provided by www.gutessen.at
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Burglary project
This report outlines the process and findings from an innovative project for students. This work was part of the curriculum and involved students working with West Yorkshire Police as part of the safer Leeds project in designing and making a film for students n crime prevention and personal safety in Leeds
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Scottish forestry strategy

pdfThis document from the Scottish Executive published in 2006 outlines the Scottish Executive's vision for the future of forestry in Scotland. It presents the rationale for promoting a strong forestry sector in terms of employment and good environmental practice, and outline
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Children´s Yardstick

Organic food from the first day on. Q & A for children - 'Why organic?' - 'How do I recognize organic products?'
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Nation of Islam: A Portrait
History of Black Capitalism in the United States. Program explores the beliefs and ideals of African American Muslims who are members of the Nation of Islam, through three principal segments: footage from the 1975 Savior's Day Celebration in Chicago (including excerpts from a speeches and interviews given by Supreme Minister Wallace D. Muhammad and National Secretary Abass Rasoul), a 'Conversation' between Vickie Jones and a female member of the Nation of Islam about restrictions placed upon wom
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Assessing the Biological Weapons and Bioterrorism Threat
BIOSECURITY FOR A NEW ERA Lecture Series Biological weapons (BW) have been a significant national security preoccupation for nearly 15 years. The events of September 11 and the anthrax attacks that followed have magnified these concerns by orders of magnitude while shifting the context almost entirely to "bioterrorism." Over the past four years, the federal government has spent nearly $30 billion to counter the anticipated threat. Strangely, these responses took place in the absence of virtuall
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Bio-security for a New Era
Secrets: The Ethics of Concealment and the Ethics of Science in Synthetic Biological Research Dr. Laurie Zoloth, Center for Bioethics, Science and Society, Northwestern University Increasingly sophisticated techniques allow for increasing powerful and creative tools of biology to create new or altered forms of life. Such synthetic biology may offer unprecedented avenues for drug development, alternate energy sources, and medical therapeutics. Yet increasing unease also mounts about the possibl
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Distinguished Innovator Lecture Series: Burghardt Tenderich
Burghardt Tenderich is General Manager of Bite Communications North America, a leading technology public relations consultancy with US offices in San Francisco, Palo Alto and New York. In this role, Burghardt helps guide strategic communications for technology leaders such as Sun Microsystems, Applied Materials, Dolby Laboratories, Infosys Technologies and Advanced Micro Devices, as well as for a wide portfolio of emerging brands. He is currently leading Bite clients into the realm of social med
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The Holloway Series in Poetry: Aaron Kunin
A rising star in the poetry world, Kunin is also a literary critic and a novelist. His formally innovative work has been described as "tragicomic," and it is with a certain thrill that one realizes his poems have managed to bundle shame with hilarity, high tension with the highly ridiculous, sharp wit with ominous portents. His first book, Folding Ruler Star (Fence Books, 2005), was devised as a "value-neutral Paradise Lost" in which the structures of belief, shame, and hierarchy are explored b
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Interlinked Challenges
Interlinked Challenges features bits of information about global challenges from the last 400,000 years. Challenges include: biodiversity, climate change, eco-migrations, economy, energy, food, health, hunger, population growth, poverty, security, sustainability, transportation, urbanization, and water. Info bits are drawn from articles, podcasts, blogs, press releases, institutional reports, testimonies, encyclopedias, books, and documentaries. Each bit is referenced, date stamped, linked to t
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An Undocumented Worker Describes the Impact of the World Trade Center Attack
This undocumented worker was left without work when the World Trade Center was attacked on September 11, 2001. The hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who staff low paying jobs in the service industries are often invisible, despite their important contributions to the nation's economy. Largely unprotected by labor laws and ineligible for social security and unemployment insurance, these immigrants struggle to support themselves as well as, in many cases, family and relatives in thei
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The Air is Sweet and Clear, the Heavens Serene, like the South Parts of France: William Penn Adverti
William Penn, a well placed English gentlemen and a Quaker, turned an old debt into a charter for the proprietary colony called "Pennsylvania," (all the land between New Jersey and Maryland) Penn took great pains in setting up his colony; twenty drafts survive of his First Frame of Government, the colony's 1682 constitution. Penn was determined to deal fairly and maintain friendly relations with the Lenni Lenape or Delaware Indians. He laid out in great detail the city of Philadelphia as well as
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