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Tobacco Excise Simulation Model (TETSiM)
Tool for tobacco control advocates and government officials considering the impact of a change in tobacco excise taxes on a number of variables. It has been developed to analyse the likely impact of cigarette excise tax changes on a variety of variables, TETSiM allows you to answer questions such as: * By what percentage is cigarette consumption likely to decrease if the excise tax increases by 10 per cent? * How many people are likely to quit smoking? * How many people would not die prematurel
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Animals at the extremes: Polar biology
The extreme challenges of life in the polar regions require the animals who make their habitat there to make many adaptations. This unit explores the polar climate and how animals like reindeer, polar bears, penguins, sea life and even humans manage to survive there. It looks at the adaptations to physiological proceses, the environmental effects on diet, activity and fecundity, and contrasts the strategies of aquatic and land-based animals in surviving in this extreme habitat. This unit builds
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1.12 Conclusion

It is clear that there are tensions in the use of the site, in that it attracts quite different audiences. There are also tensions relating to the number of visitors it is logistically possible to accommodate, and the economics of maintaining a viable revenue income.

The debate goes on about how best to develop and maintain the site in line with the Trust's stated aims and objectives.

There is no definitive answer, and the site will inevitably evolve over time. It is now an attrac
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Managing change
Michael Jarrett, Adjunct Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour, talks about managing organisational change

Challenges for charitable investors
Elroy Dimson, BGI Professor of Investment Management, talks about philanthropic and charitable investors, and the unique challenges they face in the current economic climate.

4 degrees of global warming: regional patterns and timing
Second presentation from session 1 of the 4degrees International Climate Conference.
Author(s): Richard Betts

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Episode 100: Indonesia: Pathways to a Future

Historian Max Lane spies Indonesia's possible futures through the lens of its recent history and current political and economic climate. With host Jennifer Cook.

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Dr Max Lane -



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Newton's Second Law of Motion
Introduction to Newton's Second Law of Motion: F=ma. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.'
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An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in City of York, Volume 3 - South West
The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the south west part of the city. As well as covering ecclesiastical and secular monuments, particular attention is paid to vernacular architecture in the Micklegate area.
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Democratic Confidence and Overconfidence
The historical record of democracies in dealing with crises and other threats is good: democracies win wars, avoid famines, recover from economic disasters and adapt to meet new challenges. This should give grounds for confidence in the ability of democracies to meet the challenges of the future, but when does confidence become overconfidence? Can this lead to a kind of complacency or fatalism? And how well equipped are democracies to tell the difference?This lecture explored the intellectual hi
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How Much Heat Will It Hold?
Students relate thermal energy to heat capacity by comparing the heat capacities of different materials and graphing the change in temperature over time for a specific material. Students learn why heat capacity is an important property of thermal energy that engineers use in many applications.
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3.8 Has the telephone led to any related or spin-off products?
This unit is for designers, engineers, technologists and anyone interested in designing and inventing. It is also for managers and consumers interested in innovation and technical change. The unit will show you how design and innovation can create a more sustainable future. It will also help you understand how innovation comes about and will encourage thinking about environmental and social challenges for the future.
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3.7 Has telephone design changed over time?
This unit is for designers, engineers, technologists and anyone interested in designing and inventing. It is also for managers and consumers interested in innovation and technical change. The unit will show you how design and innovation can create a more sustainable future. It will also help you understand how innovation comes about and will encourage thinking about environmental and social challenges for the future.
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3.5 Was the telephone invented in response to a need or because of developments in technology?
This unit is for designers, engineers, technologists and anyone interested in designing and inventing. It is also for managers and consumers interested in innovation and technical change. The unit will show you how design and innovation can create a more sustainable future. It will also help you understand how innovation comes about and will encourage thinking about environmental and social challenges for the future.
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3.4 What was innovative about the telephone?
This unit is for designers, engineers, technologists and anyone interested in designing and inventing. It is also for managers and consumers interested in innovation and technical change. The unit will show you how design and innovation can create a more sustainable future. It will also help you understand how innovation comes about and will encourage thinking about environmental and social challenges for the future.
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3.3 Who invented the telephone?
This unit is for designers, engineers, technologists and anyone interested in designing and inventing. It is also for managers and consumers interested in innovation and technical change. The unit will show you how design and innovation can create a more sustainable future. It will also help you understand how innovation comes about and will encourage thinking about environmental and social challenges for the future.
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3.1 An explanation
This unit is for designers, engineers, technologists and anyone interested in designing and inventing. It is also for managers and consumers interested in innovation and technical change. The unit will show you how design and innovation can create a more sustainable future. It will also help you understand how innovation comes about and will encourage thinking about environmental and social challenges for the future.
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Part 1 Investigating the innovation process
This unit is for designers, engineers, technologists and anyone interested in designing and inventing. It is also for managers and consumers interested in innovation and technical change. The unit will show you how design and innovation can create a more sustainable future. It will also help you understand how innovation comes about and will encourage thinking about environmental and social challenges for the future.
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Surviving the winter
In this unit, we study one aspect of the fluctuating nature of an organism's environment. We consider how organisms living in a temperate climate, such as that in Britain, are adapted to cope with winter. You will see that there is much diversity of adaptations among organisms, with different species coping with the demands of a fluctuating environment in quite different ways. As cyclic variations are a widespread feature of environments, the range of adaptations to them is an important source o
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Climate Change and the Fate of the Amazon 2007 - Introduction
Climate Change and the Fate of the Amazon: An introduction to conference structure and aims.
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