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Winter Lecture Series - 2009: Diet detective: What's on the menu for our coastal marine animals?
Dr McLeod – the 2008 McDiarmid Young Scientist of the year – has a fascination with the slimy and disgusting that has seen her study hagfish in Fiordland and metre-long worms in Antarctica. She looks at the importance of rain forest and sea ice for the diets of these creatures. What if more forests are cut down, or if the sea ice disappears? Armed with these answers, it is becoming possible to predict the challenges ahead for these coastal creatures, and for coastal ecosystems in general. 20
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2.8 Polar form

You have seen that the complex number x + iy corresponds to the point (x, y) in the complex plane. This correspondence enables us to give an alternative description of complex numbers, using so-called polar form. This form is particularly useful when we discuss properties related to multiplication and division of complex numbers.

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Entorns Personals d'Aprenentatge (PLE)
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7.2 What people do with the money?

Diane and John didn't get any money.

Enid saved her ‘lads’ money for them, and bought them clothes and other things from what she saved. She spent her ICA on herself, though it didn't sound as if she treated herself to many luxuries.

Sarah's payments went towards the allowances for her volunteer helpers at university. They helped her with making meals, mobility around the campus and getting into town. Sometimes she needed help with personal care, such as washing her hair.

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"Militarization of U.S. Foreign Relations with Latin America: Prospects for Change" (video)
event poster A panel discussion with: Lisa Haugaard, Executive Director of the Latin America Working Group; Joy Olson, Executive Director of the Washington Office on Latin America; Adam Isacson, Senior Associate at the Center for International Policy. From the Latin American Briefing Series. Co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies and the Internati
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1.4.3 R is for Relevance

Relevance is an important factor to consider when you are evaluating information. It isn’t so much a property of the information itself but of the relationship it has with your question or your ‘information need’. For example,if you are writing an essay about the geography of Chile, a book or website about Chilean political history would not be relevant. So there are a number of ways in which a piece of information may not be relevant to your query:


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4.18.1 Data mining

Data mining refers to techniques for analysing databases or information systems to try to identify hidden but significant patterns that are not possible to detect by standard querying of the database.

Moxon defines data mining as follows:

Data mining is a set of techniques used in an automated approach to exhaustively explore and bring to the surface complex relationships in very large datasets … most likely im
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“Securing the International Oil Supply”
A panel featuring David Goldwyn, President of Goldwyn International Strategies LLC; Senior Fellow in the Energy Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies; former Assistant Secretary of Energy for International Affairs; Scott Nauman, Manager of Economics and Energy in Corporate Planning for ExxonMobil Corporation; and Michael Klare, Five College Professor
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2.1 Introduction

In this section, we explore how experiences of being an older person in the nineteenth century were constituted through the operation of the 1834 New Poor Law Act and the processes of industrial change that ran parallel to it. We examine the way this constructed the lives of older people as ‘other’ to the emergent ‘normal’ (adult, relatively youthful, male paid worker) and trace its legacy to reveal points of continuity and change.


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Conclusion

This free course provided an introduction to studying sociology. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner.


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Houthis in Yemen, "will fail, we will make sure of this"- Saudi ambassador to U.S.
Saudi Arabia says it will make sure Houthis fail in Yemen as Iran says it will use all its influence to broker a peace deal and end the Saudi airstrikes. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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 across topics including business, financial, nation
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OrganWise Guys Shorts: Calcium is the Key to Healthy Bones
Come learn about health and nutrition with the OrganWise Guys! In this short: Grandma Bone teaches kids about how bones needs lots of calcium to be strong and healthy. (1min)
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Roundtable briefing on the current financial crisis part four of four
Professor Christopher Hennessey cautions against overuse of the term 'moral hazard' in the media, an Investment Management Club roundtable briefing on the financial crisis

Newsmaker: George Soros
September 15, 2010 -- Chrystia Freeland interviews financier, businessman and notable philanthropist, George Soros, at NASDAQ in Times Square, New York City.
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A run time exchange of component information between CAD and object models: A standard interface
Integrated computer aided design could only occur in engineering once CAD systems could represent physical features and components rather than graphical primitives. In most dedicated CAD systems, the knowledge of a complete component exists only for the duration of each drawing command and the data stored in the database is simply a set of graphic primitives. This paper proposes an approach for real time information transfer fr
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Deaf Planet
Deaf Planet's web media site is in both American Sign Language (ASL) and French Sign Language (LSQ). Their site content uses Bloom's taxonomy in its video clips, games, and activities, and their show Earth Buzz has a new episode each week in both ASL and LSQ. They also have a finger spelling feature that can be either turned on or off while playing games and activities. Individuals can either have fun working independently or along side with parents and educators.
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Renaissance Art- A Brief Overview
Short overview of the Renaissance Art movement. This began in Italy in the 1300s. Artists painted rounded people and linear perspective. This is a narration with still images.
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1.1.5 Organising information

How confident are you that you know when it is appropriate to cite references (refer to the work of other people) in your written work?

  • 5 - Very confident

  • 4 - Confident

  • 3 - Fairly confident

  • 2 - Not very confident

  • 1 - Not confident at all

How confident do you feel about producing bibliographies (lists of references) in an appropriate format to accompany your written
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R&D | Tor Erik Hermansen | Salon 1 (5 of 6)
Tor Erik Hermansen, Music Producer and Songwriter, Co-Founder of Stargate, discusses the music world and the discovery and curation process he has used to write such hit songs as Beyoncé's Irreplaceable and Katy Perry's Firework. MoMA R&D Salon 1: A Curator's Tale http://momarnd.moma.org/ October 15, 2012 All videos © 2014 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
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