Politics in 60 seconds. Lowering the voting age
Professor Philip Cowley defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on voting at 16. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Professor Philip Cowley, Professor of Parliamentary Government, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Philip Cowley is Professor of Parliamentary Government at The University of Nottingham. He is an e
Politics in 60 seconds. Corruption
Professor Paul Heywood defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on corruption as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Professor Paul Heywood, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Paul Heywood is Sir Francis Hill Professor of European Politics. He graduated with an MA in Politics (First Class) fro
Politics in 60 seconds. China's responsibility
Dr Miwa Hirono defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast considers China's responsibility. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Dr Miwa Hirono, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Miwa Hirono is an RCUK Fellow at the Centre for International Crisis Management and Conflict Resolution at The University of Nottingham’s School of Pol
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/10 The 'Evaluation Techniques' module is one of the core modules taught on the Masters in Public Health which is offered by the Division of Epidemiology and Public Health at The University of Nottingham. This resource includes an overview of the module, a recommended reading list that supports the module and 3 of the 7 lectures that are delivered. Suitable for study at Masters L
Greek talks end without bailout deal
Sep 20 - Summary of business headlines: Greeks say will continue talks at IMF meetings; Former Federal Reserve official says Greek default just a matter of time; GM reaches deal with United Auto Workers; Wall Street mixed, awaits end of two-day Fed meeting. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Authors@Google: Anthony Myint and Karen Leibowitz, "Mission Street Food"
Mission Street Food is a restaurant. But it's also a charitable organization, a taco truck, a burger stand, and a clubhouse for inventive cooks tucked inside an unassuming Chinese take-out place. In all its various incarnations, it upends traditional restaurant conventions, in search of moral and culinary satisfaction. Like Mission Street Food itself, this book is more than one thing: it's a cookbook featuring step-by-step photography and sly commentary, but it's also the memoir of a madcap pro
Nobel winner: why waste is a bigger threat than war
Nobel peace prize laureate Wangari Maathai's exceptional journey reminds us that taking world-changing action can begin with a simple act: planting a tree.
Introducción a la estadística básica, el diseño de experimentos y la regresión lineal
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Jim Rogers: Poised to buy gold if price drops
Sept. 21 - Commodity bull Jim Rogers says he is not adding to his gold position at these levels, but would be a buyer of the precious metal if the price goes down.
Jim Rogers: Buy euro if Greece defaults
Sept. 21 - Global investor Jim Rogers tells Reuters Insider he is hoping for a Greek default, saying it would be a positive for the euro and the global economy.
Jim Rogers: Fed policy bound to "end badly"
Sept. 21 - Jim Rogers, legendary global investor and a critic of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, says the Fed is manipulating the market by flooding it with dollars.
Sanford Biggers: Sweet Funk—An Introspective
In this focused selection of thirteen pieces, New York-based artist Sanford Biggers challenges and reinterprets symbols and legacies that inform contemporary America. The exhibition is Biggers' first museum presentation in New York, and it will also mark the Brooklyn debut of Blossom (2007), a large-scale multimedia installation that incorporates references ranging from lynchings to Buddha's enlightenment under the bodhi tree. Recently acquired by the Brooklyn Museum, Blossom also alludes to the
21H.416J Medieval Economic History in Comparative Perspective (MIT)
This course will survey the conditions of material life and the changing social and economic relations in medieval Europe with reference to the comparative context of contemporary Islamic, Chinese, and central Asian experiences. The subject covers the emergence and decline of feudal institutions, the transformation of peasant agriculture, living standards and the course of epidemic disease, and the ebb and flow of long-distance trade across the Eurasian system. Particular emphasis will be placed
Environments and Ecosystems
Students explore the biosphere and its associated environments and ecosystems in the context of creating a model ecosystem, learning along the way about the animals and resources. Students investigate different types of ecosystems, learn new vocabulary, and consider why a solid understanding of one's environment and the interdependence of an ecosystem can inform the choices we make and the way we engineer our communities. This lesson is part of a series of six lessons in which students use their
 Learn Hindi Daily Show–How was your trip to India?
Master Your Vocabulary. Take a look at: Vocabulary Quiz - Hindi->English; Picture->Hindi; Recording->Hindi; and more!Vocabulary List - Easy to study list with pictures and recordings for some wordsIntroduction Naraindas Jii... Related posts:
Hewlett Packard gets a new CEO
Sept. 23 - The world's largest PC maker, Hewlett Packard, named former eBay Chief Executive Meg Whitman as its new boss, replacing the harshly-criticised Leo Apotheker. Hayley Platt reports.
Palestinians clash with Israeli police
Sept. 23 - Young men throw stones at an Israeli checkpoint as President Mahmoud Abbas's application for U.N. recognition provokes mixed reactions. Lily Grimes reports.
Students learn how a bill becomes law in the U.S. Congress and research legislation related to global warming.
Preparing a Microtome for Sectioning
The following steps are to be followed to prepare a microtome for sectioning 1. Loosen the specimen holder screws and fix the same using the pin. Lock the pin by moving it in clockwise direction. Tighten the screws. 2. Fix the knife holder base by sliding it on linear guide ways provided on the base of the equipment and then lock it using the clamping lever 3. Fix the knife holder by sliding it on guide ways provided on the knife holder base and lock it using the clamping lever 4. Carefully sli
Under pressure in Syria
Sept. 27 - Amateur video footage purports to show hundreds of Syrians converging in protest against the Assad regime. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.