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Clinical leadership
The recent Darzi report recommends an increase in clinical leadership in the NHS. Whilst Professor Stefan Scholtes believes it is important to have more clinicians on the board, he cautions that this approach needs to be thoughtfully implemented, arguing that the key is to motivate clinicians to want to become managers, and to then train them up, equipping them with the necessary managerial skills to make economically sensible decisions about the distributions of resources.
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1.7.1 European citizenship

The EU is an economic, juridical and, to an extent, political reality. But is it a public space in the sense of an arena in which groups and individuals vigorously exchange symbolic messages of different types? It would appear as if, while the public of most EU countries are willing to accept ever closer economic union (including a common currency and even political convergence), when it comes to historical memories, social organisation and cultural ideas (including religion), they are mostly
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Combining Methods in Educational and Social Research
This introductory chapter is reproduced with the kind permission of the Open University Press / McGraw-Hill Publishing Company. To order a copy of the book see: http://www.mcgraw-hill.co.uk/html/0335213073.html Also see: http://www.openup.co.uk,114,120
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Stanley Fischer Is Out at the Fed
By: C.Jay Engel
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Fed Vice Chair and Yellen ally Stanely Fischer announced his unexpected resignation today, citing “personal reasons.” His term as a Fed governor wasn’t to be over until 2020 and his vice chairmanship was to en
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7.4.1 Plan your use of number skills and select methods

Exploring and planning an activity often results in a number of different options, possibilities and ways forward. Some approaches will be more feasible or will interest you more than others. At this stage you need to think about how you will be using your number skills and how you will assess the overall quality of your work.

Review the skills you will need to achieve your goals and the criteria you will use to check that you have achieved them. Opportunities and constraints to do with
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SFCO 2011 – Proctectomie transanale endoscopique

Titre : SFCO 2011 – Proctectomie transanale endoscopique
Intervenant (s) : Philippe ROUANET (CRLC Val d’Aurelle – Montpellier)
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Chirurgie «non invasive»
– Visualise 3 étages du rectum
– Sous contrôle de la vue
– Permet une résection complète de la paroi
«Full rectal thickness»
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4.5 Histograms

Histograms are a special form of bar chart in which the bars usually touch each other because histograms always show data collected into ‘groups’ along a continuous scale. They tend to be used when it's hard to see patterns in data, for example when there are only a few variables, or the actual amounts are spread over a wide range. For example, suppose you manufactured biscuits; it is important to manufacture closely to a given size, as there are regulations governing the sales of biscuit
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1.4 Summary of Section 1

  1. Gametes are special cells because they contain only one set of chromosomes instead of the more usual two sets.

  2. The chromosome number is halved by meiosis.

  3. The crossing over and random assortment of chromosomes in meiosis produces a unique set of genes in every gamete, and thus in every individual (except for identical twins, who are derived from the same conceptus).

  4. Sperm production involves many rounds of mitosis
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Introducing engineering
Engineering encompasses a broad range of disciplines from design to manufacturing. This free course, Introducing engineering, introduces a number of key themes that explore how engineering is undertaken in our modern world. These themes include engineering design, rules that govern engineers, manufacturing for products and electricity generation using solar energy. F
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14 Part 2: 5 Self-assessment questions

SAQ 4

What are the four main factors that motivate individuals to invent?

Answer

Individuals are motivated to invent by one or more factors:


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Learning to teach: making sense of learning to teach
This free course, Making sense of learning to teach, is the first of four courses which comprise the course Learning to teach. It draws on what we know about how people learn to become teachers. It explores the different approaches to teacher education and the different routes into teaching. It will help you to understand the philosophical and practical differences between the different approaches. It draws on research about students' experiences of learning to teach and considers the implicatio
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Maccabees, Part 7
This is an animated biography of the Macabees from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children.
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11.967 Special Studies in Urban Studies and Planning: Economic Development Planning Skills (MIT)
This intensive and brief 4-day seminar, taught during MIT's Independent Activities Period in January, uses a case set in Hartford, Vermont to introduce economic development planning skills to students in the Master in City Planning (MCP) Degree Program. It introduces analytical tools that are used to assess local economic development conditions, issues, and opportunities as part of formulating economic development plans. The course is designed to provide MCP students with skills needed for appli
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1 Legacies and inheritance

There is no doubt that each one of us affects the lives of those who surround us. Many of our interactions with others are very obvious to us and could be described in terms of personal, professional and social relationships. But there are other, often unnoticed, interactions: the mother taking her children to school, the man buying his paper, the youth at the bus stop – all people we see regularly and only notice when they are not there. Younger people are often very worried about what oth
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Pilots fly drones using mind over matter
Researchers demonstrate technology that allows unmanned aircraft to be controlled from the ground using only signals from the pilot's brain. Amy Pollock reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and innovations news: http://smarturl.it/Innovations 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 internatio
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Sheltering the Homeless
Nicholas Bright
A project proposal for more affordable homes for people who are homeless.
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3.4 Myths about ethics

The media portray most ethical issues in highly charged terms, so it can be hard to understand what professional ethics is about, and what the full scope of ethical behaviour amounts to. In short, the media rarely explore the ‘grey’ areas of many ethical decisions. For example, the issue of abortion is viewed as either ‘pro choice’ or ‘pro life’. In this way the following myths about ethics are perpetrated.


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How to Make Magic Water Science Experiment
In this video kids can learn a fun science experiment. Watch and learn how to do water magic and the science involved in this experiment. They use the contents of a diaper, a cup, and water. The experiment includes an explanation on polymers at the end. (02:18)
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Teach your students anatomy with Google Body Browser

ThumbnailGoogle Body is a detailed 3D model of the human body. You can peel back anatomical layers, zoom in, and na
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