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Integrating Technology, Science, Law, Economics, and Politics: Development of Practical Policy for C
Dr Kenneth Richards, James Martin Senior Visiting Fellow on how carbon capture and storage (CCS) provides a potentially promising approach to mitigating carbon dioxide emissions. However, as with virtually all major new technologies, deployment will require careful consideration of a number of issues - including geology, property rights, transactions costs, politics, and legislative strategy. This discussion will illustrate how multiple fields of study have been integrated to synthesize a pract
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Episode 118: Controlling our impulses: Communication pathways and signal transmission in the nervous

Neuroscientists Prof Bruce Carter and Dr Simon Murray explain how nerve cells conduct information efficiently and the processes that underlie the orderly creation and destruction of nerve and supporting cells. With Science host Dr Shane Huntington.

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The Story of Cotton
Cotton springs from the ground with a story all its own at Great Hopes Plantation. Farmer Wayne Randolph tells cotton's story.Author(s): No creator set

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Constitution Day
Get to know the Constitution: a document whose genius lies in its malleability. Historian and author Pauline Maier talks ratification.
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Call Forth the Militia
Local militiamen were ragtag but tenacious fighting forces. Supervisor of Military Programs John Hill describes Revolutionary War hometown defenses.
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Jumpin' the Broom
Jumping the broom was a marriage ceremony rich with meaning for communities denied traditional rights. Training Specialist Rose McAphee describes the wedding recreated weekly at Colonial Williamsburg's Great Hopes Plantation.
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Papa Said, Mama Said
Papa Said, Mama Said preserves the African-American community's long tradition of storytelling. Art Johnson shares a fable.Author(s): No creator set

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OSU Trivia Game Question 1a
This is one part of the Oregon State University Trivia Game. To play along you just have to click the answer you think is correct. You have two minutes and thirty seconds to answer each question. Click here to start the game over http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-2X_DDS9AI
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Scientific notation
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Climate Change: Are We Heading for a New Cold War?
There is an historic standoff between China and the US on the issue of global warming. Neither wants to limit emissions unless the other does so first. In Copenhagen December 2009 the nations of the world will decide whether to resolve the Global Warming problem extending Kyoto after 2012 - or to start a new Cold War of escalating emissions - the outcome of which may determine the fate of humankind. Professor Graciela Chichilnisky suggests two modest improvements to the Kyoto Protocol that could
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Sustaining enterprise education
This presentation examines the impact of enterprise education on the career aspiration, decisions and intentions of HE students
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3.2 Contexts

On their own, sensory perceptions don't tend to mean that much. They depend on a context in which they can be brought to life: for instance, that of a character. Such sensory perceptions as you've just listed in Activity 4 might hold more meaning if the man who twitches the curtains was the character smelling the smells or touching the surfaces; if his neighbour in the purple sari was the character hearing the noises, tasting the flavours. Sensory perceptions offer dimensions that will enrich
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Crisis in Haiti: Where Do We Go from Here?
The earthquake that rocked Haiti last week has caused unimaginable death and destruction, a reminder that catastrophes are usually unforeseeable and therefore almost impossible to prepare for. Can any country or region of the world, rich or poor, take meaningful steps to avoid the destruction caused by catastrophes ranging from earthquakes and hurricanes to terrorist attacks and pandemics? Knowledge@Wharton asked professors Howard Kunreuther and Michael Useem, authors of a new book titled, Learn
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Looking back: when the Festival of Britain came to Nottingham
 Sophie Hollinshead

The populace of Nottinghamshire, who are old enough to remember, have been given the opportunity to contribute to an exhibition of the Festival of Britain, currently on display at the University Adult Education Centre, Shakespeare Street until 23 March 2007. The Exhibition opened with a lecture delivered by Sophie Hollinshead, Art Historian for the School of Education, who was also responsible for collating the material. Sophie said of her motivation; "It's
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The Future of Science
 Professor Arthur J Carty

Canadian National Science Advisor and former University of Nottingham graduate, Professor Carty addresses the graduating class of 2006.

Professor Carty speaks of his upbringing as the son and grandson of men who worked in the coal industry and the struggles that came with it. He speaks of his love of Chemistry from a young age when he would find discarded pieces of calcium carbide from the mine and created explosions by dropping
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The global campus-ICT and the future of universities
This paper analyses the changes which the ICT causes on a global scale. The globalization of higher education triggered by e-Learning, the emergence of e-infrastructure for e-science, the Open Educational Resources movement, e-libraries and the tendency of building global educational alliances are analysed as well. Special emphasis is put on several wellknown university models, e.g. Research University, Open University and Entrepreneurial University, as well as on some emerging university models
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Sound Advice
 Rosemary Gibson

Studying abroad can be one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences, as record numbers of international students are discovering at The University of Nottingham.

At the University you will get a truly world class education, in a culturally diverse environment, but where do you start?


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Educational Software
MAIN AIMS OF THE MODULE To achieve an understanding and practical experience of key principles, methods and theories in the area of educational software. LEARNING OUTCOMES FOR THE MODULE The module provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, qualities, skills and other attributes in the following areas: 1. Obtain understand of major learning principles, theories, and approaches 2. Identify key factors of successful educational software design and
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Acoustic Remote Sensing and Sea Floor Mapping
The course treats the following topics: - Relevant physical oceanography - Elements of marine geology (seafloor topography, acoustical properties of sediments and rocks) - Underwater sound propagation (ray acoustics, ocean noise) - Interaction of sound with the seafloor (reflection, scattering) - Principles of sonar (beamforming) - Underwater acoustic mapping systems (single beam echo sounding, multi-beam echo sounding, sidescan sonar) - Data analysis (refraction corrections, digital terrain mo
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7.343 The Radical Consequences of Respiration: Reactive Oxygen Species in Aging and Disease (MIT)
This course will start with a survey of basic oxygen radical biochemistry followed by a discussion of the mechanisms of action of cellular as well as dietary antioxidants. After considering the normal physiological roles of oxidants, we will examine the effects of elevated ROS and a failure of cellular redox capacity on the rate of organismal and cellular aging as well as on the onset and progression of several major diseases that are often age-related. Topics will include ROS-induced effec
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