Exoplanet data explorer
"The Exoplanet Data Explorer is an interactive table and plotter for exploring and displaying data from the Exoplanet Orbit Database. The Exoplanet Orbit Database is a carefully constructed compilation of quality, spectroscopic orbital parameters of exoplanets orbiting normal stars from the peer-reviewed literature, and updates the Catalog of Nearby Exoplanets." The site supports Safari 3+ (Safari 4+ preferred), Firefox 2+ (Firefox 3+ preferred) and Chrome 2+. Plot export is not supported in Saf
FRIB Users Organization
The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) will be a new US National User Facility for nuclear science to be based at Michigan State University. This website has been established to serve the FRIB user community and provides project news, information about FRIB, details of user working groups, details of FRIB meetings, and information about the Users Organization's activities.
Arthur Paul Afghanistan Collection online
The Arthur Paul Afghanistan Collection at the University of Nebraska-Omaha is the largest collection of materials relating to Afghanistan in the USA. It was amassed by Mr. Paul [1898-1976] who served as an economic advisor to the Royal Government of Afghanistan and covers a wide range of topics relating to the history, culture and peoples of Afghanistan. A selection of the materials have been made free open access on the Internet via the institutional repository of the University of Nebraska-Oma
Social science research ethics
This site has been created by School of Health and Medicine (Division of Health Research), Lancaster University from the materials used in an ESRC funded Research Development Initiative on Training Researchers in Ethics and Ethical Practice in Social Science Research. It aims to provide new researchers with a set of resources to enable them to undertake ethically sound research. The site is arranged around 8 core themes: ethical review processes; ethical issues in the global context; ethical and
Rev. Claude L. Pickens, Jr. Collection on Muslims in China
The Rev. Claude L. Pickens, Jr. Collection on Muslims in China forms part of Harvard-Yenching Library at Harvard College. It comprises a rare collection of over 1000 photographs Christian missionaries working amongst the Muslim population in Western China in the 1920s and 1930s. It is important for historical studies of religion in China; Chinese Muslims and contact between East and West, An increasing number of the photographs can be searched and viewed online from the website. Also provided is
Financial management in the European Union
This site provides access to the full text of the report published by the House of Commons Public Accounts select committee in June 2009, as HC 698 session 2009-10. The 20 page report provides an assessment of the financial management and performance of the EU. It covers efficiency, anti-fraud measures in EU accounting and future reforms required.
21st Century Councillor social media site
The 21st Century Councillor social media site. is a project of a number of UK organisations including The IDeAs Leadership Academy and Standards for England. It seeks to encourage local government personnel (councillors and public servants) to use social media in political communication. The site includes guides to using social media, case studies and links to key supporting resources. Social media includes blogs, Twitter and Web 2.0 applications.
Peer review: a guide for researchers
Peer review: a guide for researchers was produced by RIN (the Research Information Network) and published in March 2010. It provides researchers with an understanding of how peer review works and highlights some of the issues surround the current debates about the peer review process. It is available as a PDF download of some 16 pages.
Acknowledgements This unit was written by Dr Valerie Hope
Goodman, M. (1997), The Roman World, 44 BC–AD 180, London and New York, Routledge. With permission of the author. Figure Plate 7 in Goodman: courtesy
This unit was written by Dr Valerie Hope
Goodman, M. (1997), The Roman World, 44 BC–AD 180, London and New York, Routledge. With permission of the author.
Figure Plate 7 in Goodman: courtesy
Visions of hope for a terrorised planet - Annual Peace Lecture 2008
Dr Kate Dewes, member of the United Nations Disarmament Advisory Board presents the 2008 Annual Peace lecture - Visions of hope for a terrorised planet. Lecture given Aug 11, 2008.
Dangers of Hot Work
"The CSB has identified over 60 fatalities since 1990 due to explosions and fires from hot work activities on tanks. Hot work is defined as “[w]ork involving burning, welding, or a similar operation that is capable of initiating fires or explosions.”1 Hot work also includes other activities with the potential to create a source of ignition such as cutting, brazing, grinding, and soldering. Workers are potentially at risk not only in the oil and gas industry, where flammables are handled regu
Breast Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment
This video offers insight of a women as she was diagnosed with breat cancer and describes her thought and feelings towards her treatment. This video offers some positive insight and also does a really good job of describing what a breast cancer patient goes through when undergoing chemo.
This is a lesson plan for my 811 class.
Work effectively in the workplace
This learning object provides content, resources, activities and tasks to support the competencies in the unit CHCEDS314A, for Certificate III in Education Support.
Lecture 9: Political Barriers to Educational Change Topics covered: Political barriers to educational change
Instructor: Dr. Sanjoy Mahajan
Video - download: Internet Archive (MP4)
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Topics covered: Political barriers to educational change
Iraq bomb kills Iranian pilgrims
A car bomb targeting a bus carrying Shiite pilgrims kills seven and injures 34 in Kerbala.
Climate change and health in the SADC Region
The draft review examines the link between climate change and health with special reference to the Southern African region SADC countries It attempts to set the scene for determining pertinent research priorities in the region to contribute to knowledge on the one hand and for identification implementation and evaluation of adaptation interventions that are likely to be appropriate and effective in the region This review has been conducted by Strategic Evaluation Advisory and Development Consult
CK-12 Biology (CA Textbook)
As a teacher, have you ever felt that your textbook was not thorough or up-to-date? Do you have to use other resources, such as on-line resources, to teach your lessons? As a student, do you believe you can get current information from sources such as the internet rather than your textbook? The answer to these questions is usually a resounding yes. So what do school districts do? They spend millions of dollars every year to buy “current,” “up-to-date” textbooks. CK12 believes we can do
Morgan: a Genetics Tutorial
Morgan is a multimedia tutorial that covers the basic principles of genetics with a molecular slant. Suitable for an advanced high school or introductory college biology class, Morgan is comprised of six levels. Each level can be thought of as a book chapter comprised of 10 screens or pages. After completing each level, try your hand at the short quiz that can be accessed on screen 10.Morgan is a hypermedia program. Underlined words are hypertext links to frames or pages containing additional in