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7.1 Overview

Scottish literature is defined as literature written in Scotland or by Scottish writers, but is there such a thing as a literary and cultural identity which is distinctively Scottish?

This section of the OpenLearn Scotland collection is designed to stimulate thinking on the relationship between writing and identity. Learners are introduced to the work of two enormously influential figures in Scottish literature and culture: Sorley MacLean and Jackie Kay, the contemporary Scottish poet a
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Does matter matter? Fundamental physics and ideas about God
Revd Dr Gillian Straine : Course
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Scientists say drug delivery method improves cancer treatment
Nov. 24 - A new method of delivering drugs using magnetized nanoparticles could help combat cancer, according the international team of scientists developing the technology. Stuart McDill reports.
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Reasons for rejection
Explains the typical reasons for rejection of images submitted to the geograph website
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IPL: Strategic Shortfall: the 'Somalia Syndrome' and the March to 9/11
Professor Robert Patman, Professor of International Relations, Department of Politics. Inaugural Professorial Lecture, given October 16, 2008.
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Introduction

The media play a huge part in sport; we find out what's happening, how our team is doing and it creates great sporting moments and sports celebrities and stars. This unit looks at the role played by the media in sport and how this has changed with the development of internet and satellite TV. Who calls the shots – athletes, teams or the media moguls? How do social scientists explain this relationship between sport and the media?

This material is from our archive and is an adapted extr
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"I saw emails of congratulations, but didn't understand why." Hiroshi Amano, 2014 Nobel Prize
Hiroshi Amano, 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics laureate, saw many emails of congratulations on his PC, but didn't have time to open any as he was on his way to catch a plane. So how did he realize he had been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics? He tells us in an interview at the Nobel Museum in Stockholm on December 6, 2014.
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Reproduction literacy and academic integrity
Reproduction literacy and academic integrity - UNSPECIFIED Keywords:UNSPECIFIED
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1 The omnivores

As you work through this course you will come across boxes, like this one, which give you advice about the study skills that you will be developing as you progress through the course. To avoid breaking up the flow of the text, they will usually appear at the start or end of the sections.

As well as th
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2.10.1 Years

In this session you visit the musée Angladon-Dubrujeaud, where you find out about the life of the painter Vincent van Gogh.

Key Learning Points

  • Understanding and using the numbers 70 to 100

  • Identifying and using dates (years)

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Virtual Maths, Brick Density - Water Displacement method
Presentation explaining how to calculate the density of a brick using water displacement method.
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Natural History
A foreign landscape is revealed to a curious world by naturalist Mark Catesby. Interpreter Robb Warren talks about the man and his art.
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1.13 Extract 1 References

Antonovsky, A. (1979) Health, Stress and Coping: New Perspectives on Mental and Physical Well-Being, San Francisco, CA, Jossey-Bass.

Antonovsky, A. (1987) Unraveling the Mystery of Health: How People Manage Stress and Stay Well, San Francisco, CA, Jossey-Bass.

Blaxter, M. (1983) ‘The causes of disease: women talking’, Social Science and Medicine, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 59–69.

Bowling, A. (1991) Measuring Health, Buckingham, Open University Pres
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Crown Forum: April 16, 2015
Scholar's Day: A Celebration of Excellence
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Mythology in German literature "Medea"
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2010. We are surrounded by materials from and references to ancient mythology: we talk about the Oedipus-complex, name spaceships Apollo and powerful detergents Ajax, have songs about Cupid drawing back his bow and associate Oedipus with Freud rather than Sophocles, Ulysses with James Joyce rather than Homer. Literature, in particular, uses ancient mythology as a rich source to describ
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@Google Presents Michael Nielsen: Reinventing Discovery
"In Reinventing Discovery, Michael Nielsen argues that we are living at the dawn of the most dramatic change in science in more than 300 years. This change is being driven by powerful new cognitive tools, enabled by the internet, which are greatly accelerating scientific discovery. There are many books about how the internet is changing business or the workplace or government. But this is the first book about something much more fundamental: how the internet is transforming the nature of our col
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Liz Taylor jewels take auction crown
Dec 14 - A Christie's auction of Elizabeth Taylor's jewelry smashed several records, bringing in a total of nearly $116 million dollars. Conway G. Gittens reports.
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4 The celebrity persona and the celebrity text

It has been emphasised that we can only know stars through media texts (Dyer, 1998) and this can be extended to seeing celebrities themselves as texts, though for celebrities of any longevity we would certainly have to consider them as large, complex and modulating ones. This section will look at how we might go about reading such a text. There is a distinction between the ‘real’ person and a persona presented in the public arena. One pervasive feature of the ‘large celebrity text’ is
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The Economist asks: How will worries over technology shape our digital future?
As gadgets become more intelligent, should we embrace smart devices or fear them? Thomas Rid, a professor at King's College and author of a new book, Rise of the Machines: A Cybernetic History, talks to our editors Kenneth Cukier and Edward Lucas
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Inman Admissions Welcome Center dedication: Greg Zaiser '90 G'95
The Inman Admissions Welcome Center is an important part of Elon's recruiting and campus visit program and houses the offices of undergraduate and graduate admissions and financial planning. The Center is now the arrival point for more than 12,000 prospective students and their families who visit Elon's campus each year. The center was dedicated on May 1, 2015.
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