Ocean Acidification Symposium - Recent advances in measurement of seawater pH
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: Hugh Doyle's research focuses on accurate measurement of the pH in seawater. He explains some of the short-comings of even the most accurate measurement tool: Spectrophotometry
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The week ahead: Ground control to Bouncy Castle 1
Egypt once again tries to try former president Mubarak, two financial clearinghouses merge and Bigelow Aerospace tests an inflatable space habitat
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Lecture by Leila Chirayath Janah
Recorded as part of the Graduate Studies Lecture Series on October 11, 2012, in Timken Lecture Hall on the San Francisco campus of California College of the Arts Leila Chirayath Janah is the founder of Samasource, a social business that connects people living in poverty to microwork -- small, computer-based tasks that build skills and generate life-changing income. Before coming to Samasource, she was a visiting scholar with the Stanford University Program on Global Justice and the Centre for
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Digital sales won't cannibalize print media: Hearst's Carey
Hearst Magazines president David Carey plans on growing digital subscribers to one million in 2012.
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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand what we mean by the entanglements of social welfare and crime control, by exploring the tensions and relations between ‘watching over’ and watching out for’

  • understand policy responses and their relevance to the course

  • identify different kinds of evidence – in particular, visual evidence and interview evidence

  • demonstrate a development of skills in ICT, including h
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2.5 Corrosion processes: galvanic series

A similar concept to the electrochemical series that has been used by engineers for many years is the galvanic series (one example of which is shown in Table 2: here the list should be read down the columns rather than across the rows). It ranks metals and alloys in order of reactivity or
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Spanish taster Medical Spanish Common ailments, suggestions and recommendations
Spanish taster Medical Spanish Common ailments, suggestions and recommendations.
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2.1 Introduction

In this section you will be spending time exploring a number of resources on the Web. As someone who is interested in IT, it is important that you feel confident about keeping up to date with technological developments. The Web is one of your best sources of information and news in this subject area, but you will need to develop a critical eye in order to sift through and analyse the material that you find online.

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The Mortal Voice on the Ancient Greek Stage (audio)

Session 1 : Techniques vocales et espaces scéniques / Vocal Techniques and Theatrical Spaces

Président / Chair: James Chandler (University of Chicago)

Intervention de Sarah Nooter (University of Chicago)



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1.2.1 The role of the Eurobarometer

In 1973 the Directorate of Information of the European Commission instituted a survey of public opinion amongst the members of the EEC. So now, twice a year, a sample of about 1,000 people from each country are interviewed on topics related to European integration and EU policy and institutions. This survey of public opinion is usually referred to as Eurobarometer. The reports are initially published by the Commission in French and English, though they are subsequently made available i
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3 Subtraction rules – order matters

It’s important to remember that subtraction has different rules from addition.

For example, when you add up numbers, it doesn’t matter what order you add them up in. So 6 + 4 is exactly the same as 4 + 6. The result is 10 in both cases.

But in subtraction, order matters. So 6 – 4 is different from 4 – 6.

With the first, you start with 6, subtract 4, and are left with 2.

But with the second you start with 4 and if you subtract 6, which is a bigger number, you a
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Technological innovation: a resource-based view
This free course, Technological innovation: a resource-based view, aims to provide you with an overview and introduction to a range of related concepts, ideas and debates which enable you to develop a critical understanding of capabilities in relation to technological innovation. It will enable you to develop a critical understanding of the development, management and application of some of the most important capabilities for technological innovation.Author(s): Creator not set

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2.1 What is modelling?

Modelling is about building representations of things in the ‘real world’ and allowing ideas to be investigated; it is central to all activities in the process for building or creating an artefact of some form or other. In effect, a model is a way of expressing a particular view of an identifiable system of some kind. Models are:

  • a means of understanding the problems involved in building something;

  • an aid to communicati
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Nepal hospitals overflowing with patients in need of care
Facilities in Kathmandu are being pushed to the limits in the aftermath of a deadly earthquake in Nepal. Julie Noce reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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. For over 160 years, Reuters h
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Babbage: Elevated intelligence
Google launches a handful of hardware to deliver its artificial intelligence. We speak to Professor Chris Phillips about this year's Nobel prize for physics, and research analyst Alberto Noel discusses how machine learning is enhancing factory automation and what the global implications are in the world of work
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After studying this unit you should be able to:

  • understand the arithmetical properties of the rational and real numbers;

  • understand the definition of a complex number;

  • perform arithmetical operations with complex numbers;

  • represent complex numbers as points in the complex plane;

  • determine the polar form of a complex number;

  • use de Moivre's Theorem to find the nth roots o
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Kloklezen : Hulpblad
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Een hulpblaadje om het kloklezen te ondersteunen.

De kinderen kunnen dit blad gebruiken bij het voorbereiden van toetsen. Ze kunnen dit blad ook gebruiken bij het aanleren van kloklezen.

Leerkrachten kunnen dit blad zelf …


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King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics
On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction. In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day. In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, former MP and writer Joe Ashton reveals how much truth there is in his writing
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4.1 Introduction

The heart is the engine of the human body – but what about it's specific function in athletes participating in sport? We have seen that athletes need to get oxygen and nutrients to different parts of their body quickly – this means they need an efficient cardiovascular system, this means having an efficient heart.

What do we mean by an efficient heart? We mean one that pumps a lot of blood with every beat and that can beat quickly for a long period of time. An athlete's heart differ
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The week ahead: War for a war weary America
Our Lexington columnist David Rennie reports from a 25,000 mile trip with America's outgoing defence secretary. Also on the show: Big data meets big brother in China. And mobile phones are transforming Africa, but only where they can get a signal. Josie Delap hosts.
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