Changing attitudes to disability
Bath Institute of Medical Engineering (BIME) President Baroness Masham of Ilton, who is also the Founder and President of the Spinal Injuries Association, and Dr Elizabeth White, Head of Research & Development at the College of Occupational Therapists deliver the BIME lecture.
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Who Killed William Robinson? Race, Justice and Settling the Land: A Historical Whodunnit
This site includes a complete collection of historical documents and images related to a famous murder case in British Columbia. When three Black men are murdered in the space of 18 months around 1868 on bucolic Salt Spring Island, alarm bells go off. Who is killing the Blacks of Salt Spring? A year later an aboriginal man was charged, tried and hanged in short order for one of the murders, that of William Robinson. But did he really do it? Visitors can look at the collection of archival materia
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History of reading tutorial 2: The reading and reception of literary texts – a case study of Robin
How have famous books been read and received by audiences in the past? This free course, History of reading tutorial 2: The reading and reception of literary texts a case study of Robinson Crusoe, is the second tutorial in a series designed to help users of the UK Reading Experience Database (UK RED) search, browse and use this resource, and explores the use of historical evidence to understand the reading and reception of a literary text, in this case Daniel Defoes Robinson Crusoe. The first t
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The medical history of British India
'The medical history of British India' is a website giving access to a number of reports and maps held by the National Library of Scotland detailing the advancements in public health made during the period of British rule of India. The fifty reports available on the site show the efforts of the colonial state to meet the demands placed upon it by endemic and epidemic diseases. The documents are presented as jpeg images and are also available as pdf downloads. The quality of these images is impr
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2.6 Precipitation

Precipitation is defined as the depth of rainfall, or the water equivalent of snow, sleet and hail falling during a given measurement period. It may be in the form of rain, snow, sleet or hail, or in minor forms such as dew and hoar frost, but existing theories do not yet satisfactorily account for all the observed characteristics. In tropical climates, precipitation occurs as a result of the gradual coalescence of the tiny condensed droplets as they collide within the cloud
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The Dynamics of Monetary and Multidimensional Poverty in Vietnam
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Natural resources conservation major Billy is #UMassProud that his professors have made him feel more interconnected than he ever anticipated at such a large university.
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Daví (artist + choreographer + dj) visits Google NYC to perform a set of original music - a seamless blend of new wave, electronica and soul. His debut EP, "Got the Seed" is fresh and thought-provoking, encouraging listeners to challenge the status quo, all while they knock their​ ​heads to the beat. Tracks - "That Thump" - "Clear" 5:56 - "Wonder on a Lump" 9:37 - "Reptiiiiile" 13:03 - "Great Beyond" 14:55 - Conversation with Ryan Loren 20:30 More info: - Daví - vocals - Julie Brown - ba
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A David Gordon Anthology
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I recently ordered and am now eagerly devouring the anthology of David Gordon’s reviews and essays An Austro-
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Istituto ellenico di studi bizantini e postbizantini di Venezia
The website of the Venice Hellenic Institute makes available online valuable resources relating to the history of the Orthodox community resident in the lagoon city. From the Byzantine era onward, Greek merchants were active in Venice. In 1498 a Greek Orthodox Confraternity was founded with the approval of the Venetian authorities. The site offers information on the Hellenic Institute, established in 1953, its library, archive and museum of icons. A selection of devotional images can be viewed o
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Recursos electrònics per a produir textos en valencià (2016)
Una llengua és un conjunt molt ric i variat delements, tots vàlids i respectables i als quals no sha de renunciar, però és necessari saber triar quines formes són, de totes les possibles, les més adequades a cada àmbit o situació concrets. Els textos generats en làmbit universitari presenten, en general, una sèrie de característiques que els singularitzen: formalitat alta, contingut especialitzat, destinatari sovint múltiple o impersonal, ús de lestàndard (sense localismes), etc. D
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21F.031J Topics in the Avant-Garde in Literature and Cinema (MIT)
21F.031 examines the terms "avant garde" and "Kulturindustrie" in French and German culture of the early twentieth century. Considering the origins of these concepts in surrealist and dadaist literature, art, and cinema, the course then expands to engage parallel formations across Europe, particularly in the former Soviet Union. Emphasis on the specific historical conditions that enabled these interventions. Guiding questions are these: What was original about the historical avant-garde? Wh
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SCRIBE : spoken corpus of British English
The online resource SCRIBE - Spoken Corpus of British English provides information on a pilot project that 'investigated the construction of a corpus of spoken British English'. The project ran in the academic year 1989/90 and was funded by the UK Department of Trade and Industry and the UK Science and Engineering Research Council. Research was facilitated by the partnership between the University College London, Cambridge University, Edinburgh University, the Speech Research Unit, and the Natio
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4.4 The marine carbon cycle

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Rutgers Faraday Christmas Children's Lecture - 12/6/14 7:00 PM
In 1826, physicist Michael Faraday founded the Children's Christmas Lectures at London's Royal Institution. His goal was to communicate to children the excitement of scientific discovery. In keeping with the spirit of those lectures, Mark Croft, a professor of physics at Rutgers, and physics support specialist Dave Maiullo present a physics demonstration and lecture show for children of all ages each Dec. and on special occasions, like Rutgers Day . This event is held in the Physics Lecture Hall
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'Simple to use, but incredibly powerful, WorkFlowy can help you manage all the information in your life.''⦿ FEATURES ⦿➜ Infinitely nested lists➜ Zoom in on any sub-list➜ Tag and filter list items➜ Beautiful interface on your computer ➜ Full offline functionality➜ Automatic syncing between your phone, tablet and computer➜ Collaborate with others➜ Add notes to any list item➜ Simply tap to edit➜ Quick expand and collapse lists➜ Mark items as complete➜ Full text sear
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2.4 Northern Ireland

Ireland was long considered a de facto province of England, a colonial possession dominated politically and militarily by its more powerful neighbour to the east. The English divided Ireland into counties for administrative purposes, introduced English law and established a Parliament in England and Ireland in 1297, within which only the Anglo-Irish were represented. By the fourteenth century Irish discrimination by the English had prompted widespread protests, which had resulted in a revival
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