Terry Hodgkinson Inaugural Lecture
Terry has led the Regional Development Agency, Yorkshire Forward, as its Chair for seven years, overseeing the Agency in growing the economy of the Yorkshire and Humber region. He was honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2010 with the award of a CBE for services to business and regeneration and was recently appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant for West Yorkshire. He has recently launched his new business, entitled ‘Inspiration for Industry Education and Regeneration’. He holds a Visiting P
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Tony Blair: The Learning Habit
UK Prime Minister Tony Blair delivers the 1999 Romanes lecture, explaining what the government is seeking to achieve in its programme of education reform, and how as a nation in the 21st century we can achieve a ‘learning habit’ across society.
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3.2 Domain name system

Applications use easy-to-remember names for hosts on the Internet, but before sending any data to a host an application in the source host must translate its name for the destination host to the numerical network address.

The Internet is divided into domains, and an authority in each domain is responsible for allocating names. However, the domains may be divided into sub-domains and the responsibility of allocating sub-domain names may be delegated to other authorities. In this way the
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Festival of Britain 1951, Lambeth, London. The sculpture 'London Pride' by Frank Dobson at the South Bank Exhibition site. Photographed by M W Parry.
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Ocean Acidification Symposium - The metal isotope toolbox: a case study in the Southern Ocean
The Ocean Acidification Symposium was presented by the Centre for Chemical and Physical Oceanography, in November of 2012. The day-long symposium featured brief presentations from a wide range of researchers, of which this is one: Dr Melanie Gault-Ringold explores the role of bioactive metals in the lives of southern Ocean phytoplankton. This talk looks at the role of cadmium and other metals, and how southern ocean phytoplankton differ form their northern cousins
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The week ahead: Populism's defeat
Many were expecting a populist victory in the Netherlands' election this week. But it didn't happen. Correspondent Sacha Nauta explains why the Dutch delivered a vote of confidence for the competent centre. Also on the show: K-pop is just one of the many Korean exports boycotted in China after a row erupts over missiles. And Saudi Arabia experiences an exodus of women. Josie Delap hosts
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U.S. Morning Call: Futures mixed; a smitten Hurd revealed
Dec. 30 - U.S. stock index futures are pointing to a mixed open on Wall Street for the last session of 2011. A lawyer's letter claims former Hewlett Packard CEO Mark Hurd made aggressive romantic advances.
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The Skeleton Dance from Super Simple Songs
Simple Songs uploaded this video for Halloween for you. (01:58)
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Ulysses S. Gran: Overcoming Failures
Ulysses S. Grant overcomes a lifetime of failures to lead the Union Army to victory in the Civil War. This short video shows how his strategy helped win the war with his relentless methods. Quotes from Lincoln and photos help add depth to this biography.

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One Minute Languages - Schedules
This flyer provides details on publication dates for each of the new One Minute Languages courses released between September and December 2008.Author(s): No creator set

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Moon gods, demons and the sacred disease: A history of epilepsy and how we treat it
Dr Roland Jones, a neuropharmacologist from the Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology at the University of Bath, will explores the history of epilepsy.
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10 Comparing and contrasting

Often you will find that an assignment asks you to ‘compare and contrast’ poems. There's a very good reason for this, for often it is only by considering different treatments of similar subjects that we become aware of a range of possibilities, and begin to understand why particular choices have been made. You will have realised that often in the previous discussions I've used a similar strategy, showing, for example, how we can describe the rhyme scheme of ‘Love From the North’ as si
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Babbage: The man himself
Charles Babbage was a British polymath, mathematician and a man widely hailed as the father of modern computing. In this special episode, host Emma Duncan is joined by two renowned computer science experts to explore the life and work of the eponymous inventor
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The week ahead: Nationalism goes international
Anne McElvoy sits down with Ed Carr to discuss the rise of ethnic nationalism and what liberals need to do to reclaim momentum. Also: the future of Britain's special relationship with the USA and are we looking at the death of the death penalty?
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Culture Class: Holidays in Japan #17 - Autumnal Equinox
Learn more about Japanese culture with JapanesePod101.com! Ever wondered what the most important Japanese holidays are, and how they are celebrated? Then this 25-lesson audio series is for you! With this series, you’ll learn the what, why, when and how of 25 well-known holidays in Japan. In this lesson, you’ll learn all about Autumnal Equinox in [...]
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Functions and their graphs - Foundations of Pure Mathematics - Dr Joel Feinstein
The thirteenth lecture in Dr Joel Feinstein's G11FPM Foundations of Pure Mathematics module covers Informal definition of function, along with associated notation and terminology, including domain, codomain, argument, value, and notation. Definition of the graph of a function, with notation and examples. Formal definition of function (Bourbaki approach). These videos are also available for download on iTunes U at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/itunes-u/foundations-pure-mathematics/id950755120 D
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Physical activity and the built environment
A presentation given by Professor Stanley Ulijaszek at the Fribourg Obesity Research Conference in Switzerland in 2017
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GHIL-Debates: Public History
The subject of this debate was the contested field of Public History, its strengths, shortcomings, and developments, and the place of history in public life in general. Academic and public historians are increasingly involved in public debates seeking to reach broader audiences and to shape public consciousness through the understanding of the past. Undoubtedly the popularity of history in public life has created political, economic, and cultural opportunities. But it also generated competition
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3.8 Perspectives on practice: building relationships

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Listen to the following audio clips, ‘Panel discussion on critical practice’, Part 2: Professional power

In these clips, the panel critically discusses the importance of serv
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