Professor Germaine Greer - An Insight - Full Interview
Warning: Explicit Content Professor Germaine Greer delivered the 2010 Winifred Mercier public lecture at Leeds Met on Tuesday March 23. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcast
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The current political agenda requires service users' views to be incorporated into the design of health and social care services (Department of Health, 2006). Services are assessed by the quality of the outcomes they provide for users. Frontline managers are responsible for gathering service user views on their needs. Whose views should be taken into account? How do managers gather views? This course helps you consider ways of getting feedback from service users, and shows the inclusive appro
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Word. World. 2014 (May 2, 2014)
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CSET Science Subtest I: Electricity and Magnetism

The University of California, Irvine Extension, supported by generous grants from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and The Boeing Company, is developing online courses to prepare science and mathematics teachers for the California Subject Examinations
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1.7 Key points

In the key points box below we sum up the main ideas introduced so far. You can use it now to check that you have grasped the main ideas, and later the key points will remind you of the content.

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  • An informal carer is defined as a person who, without
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Beginner - Meaning of your name

In Arabic every name usually has a meaning, and it is sometimes interesting finding out the meaning of a particular name. Tune in to learn how to ask someone what their name means and how to give an answer.


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Professor Steve Higgins delivered his Inaugural Professorial Lecture on the 3rd of June 2014. Steve talked about the challenges of forecasting ecological developments, due to the many and varied factors that come into play. Humboldt's descriptive empirical work is contrasted with MacArthur's theoretical work, and the usefulness of modeling, in spite of its contingencies and complexities, is outlined.
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Drama by Kathryn Schultz Miller October 10 at 10:30 a.m. Matinee October 10 at 7 p.m. October 11 at 2 and 7 p.m. $7 adults/seniors, $5 youth (high school and below) Thousand Cranes presents the true and poignant story of Sadako Saski, who was 2 years old when the atomic bomb was dropped on the small city of Hiroshima, where she lived. Sadako, now 12 years old, is an excellent athlete who races daily with her friend Kenji to prepare for an important competition. However, one day while runni
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Shape Shifting Proteins | New Bio-Bandage
Dr. Jeremy England from MIT talks about his work understanding how proteins change their shape. Then Dr. Paula Hammond from MIT describes her lab's bio-bandage, a quick and effective way to stop bleeding on a battlefield.
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Women in Maths - Bindi Brook
In August 2014 Maryam Mirzakhani, a professor at Stanford University, became the first woman to win the Fields Medal for achievements in mathematics, a medal comparable in prestige to a Nobel Prize, first awarded in 1936. Although around 40% of the UK undergraduates in mathematics are women, there is a well-documented leaking pipeline when it comes to women choosing to do a PhD and then choosing an academic career path. The proportion of women mathematicians declines rapidly the higher one loo
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2007 COSAL: Keynote Address (audio)
history conference posterThe Norman Cutler Conference on South Asian Literature (COSAL) honors the life and work of the late Norman Cutler, former Professor of Tamil in the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations. Keynote Address by A.R. Venkatachalapathy, History and Literary Historiography, Madras Institute of Development Studies. Co-sponsored by the U
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This is the website of The Middlebrow Network, an AHRC-funded project developing research around the “loaded and disreputable term” ‘middlebrow’. Coined in the early twentieth century, ‘middlebrow’ can be defined as referring to “moderately intellectual” cultural production, perceived by some as of limited value. This network aims to debate the term itself, and consider how it may be understood in different fields as well as investigating specific
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Watch video of “Crossing the Line: A Quixotic Adventure” (selected scenes), refurbished by Edward Friedman and performed as readers’ theater and presented under the auspices of the Master of Liberal Arts and Science (MLAS) Program and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. This presentation was part of the Early Modern Spanish Theater: Text and Performancekeep reading »
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Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation quiz1
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Functionalism: An approach to Mental States
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Imagine you are a salesman needing to visit 100 cities connected by a set of roads. Can you do it while stopping in each city only once? Even a supercomputer working at 1 trillion operations per second would take longer than the age of the universe to find a solution when considering each possibility in turn. In 1994, Leonard Adleman published a paper in which he described a solution, using the tools of molecular biology, for a smaller 7-city example of this problem. His paper generated enormous
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