Spartan Sagas: Manpreet Singh, Healing one child at a time.
Manpreet Singh has dedicated her career in psychiatric medicine to trying to understand why children develop mental illness, with the ultimate goal of preventing its onset. A principle she learned early in life—known as "seva," or service—has shaped the kind of physician and teacher she has become. "Something that was very important to me—that Michigan State very much cultivated in the way that it educated me to be a very compassionate and service-oriented physician—is that I could insti
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A Year in Focus - Assessing Gordon Brown Part 3
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In this podcast Doctor Steven Fielding takes a look back at Gordon Brown's first half-term in office.

In the third and final part of this podcast Doctor Fielding looks ahead to 2008 and what political issues could possibly dominate in the New Year.

Doctor Fielding works in the University's School of Politics and International Relations. He i
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Historic case in Uganda as accused homosexuals go on trial
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Two Ugandan men go on trial accused of homosexuality and could face long jail terms if convicted. Mana Rabiee reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More 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, national, and international news.
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Babbage: The ethics of AI

Artificial intelligence heralds the fourth industrial revolution. But what are its ethical challenges? Also, Anne McElvoy and producer Cheryl Brumley head under Manhattan to inspect New York’s newest water tunnel. And the biggest rocket in the world prepares for its maiden flight. Kenneth Cukier hosts.


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Money talks: A seismic shift on Wall Street

Morgan Stanley v Goldman Sachs: is dullness the key to success for America's investment banks? Also, is mandatory arbitration the best way to deal with problem bosses? And, why medicinal cannabis in Germany is in short supply. Simon Long hosts.


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4.2 What pressures for change were exerted?

The emphasis is very much on the impetus individuals gave to change. Jim Nickson in particular seems to have been a man with energy and vision. The parents set up their own services where they were missing – a holiday chalet, swimming sessions, a club where young people could meet, above all the long-established Welfare Visitor Scheme. They campaigned for services in the community as an alternative to hospital admission. A strong theme is that work they started was often taken up by the loc
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Learn to speak French : Meeting and Greeting
This uses basic vocabulary to say ask how somebody is. It includes a mini test at the end<br><br>Visit the official website from the creators of this video at<br><br>http://...
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Open Notebook Science and Education
This is my presentation on April 17, 2007 at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia, PA. I describe Open Notebook Science in the context of education and argue that trends in open education, open science and automation will change the educational landscape in the near future.

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The University of Memphis minute for the week of February 27, 2015.
The University of Memphis minute for the week of February 27, 2015.
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The impact of enterprise focussed modules
This presentation outlines the use of a tested research instrument (Bandura's self efficacy theory) and students own perceptions of their enterprise skills and abilities
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Thomas Brutnell at the 2015 DOE JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting
By: JGI Thomas Brutnell, Danforth Center, at the 10th Annual DOE JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting held March 24-26, 2015 in Walnut Creek, Calif.
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Tasting menu: Highlights from the August 20th 2016 edition
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Music Acoustics
The acoustics of musical instruments and the voice. The "Basics" directory introduces and explains general concepts. There are "Introduction to the Acoustics of [instrument name]", data bases, technical material, web services (including a hearing test) and a FAQ.
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4.2 The piezoelectric effect at the atomic scale

It has been mentioned above that by changing the state of polarisation of a piezoelectric material we can generate movement, and vice versa. Let's examine a little more deeply what is meant by ‘state of polarisation’ and how we can maximise its effect to get the best out of electrically controlled micro-actuators.

In order to electrically polarise a material we need, by definition, to cause a separation of charges within the material. The more we can do this the greater the d
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Error, Lies and Adventure: The Power of Lies [Audio]
Speaker(s): Hilary Lawson, Dr Parashkev Nachev, Dr Jaime Whyte | We have seen a gradual erosion of belief in objective truth, but in a world without truth how are we to understand lies? This second event in the series debates the nature of lies and their importance. Are lies necessarily morally wrong, and what is the relationship between lies, power and individual identity? This lecture is the second of a three-part series entitled Error, Lies and Adventure, the first talk 'Beyond Truth: Error a
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3.2 By medium

We can divide texts up by the medium in which they appear. This is a broad division that is technologically based. It may seem excessively obvious, but it can be quite revealing. For example, different media have different periodicities (frequency of appearances) – most magazines appear weekly or monthly, while newspapers are weekly or daily. Episodes of television programmes are most commonly also weekly or daily, but films appear on a different basis altogether, since, like books or CDs t
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