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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Future Audience at Melbourne Knowledge Week 2017
Cultural organisations - galleries, museums, libraries and the media are designing new ways to engage with the public. Prominent change-makers Justine Hyde, Dan Hill, Seb Chan, Ewan McEoin and Priscilla Davies join Professor Martyn Hook in conversation. They discuss how contemporary design research methods are used to create new experiences and appeal to new audiences for their collections and media. About the panel: Justine Hyde is Director Library Services and Experience at the State Libra
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France goes to polls with National Front in ascendancy
Voting begins in the first round of French local elections, as the anti-immigration National Front hopes to consolidate leader Marine Le Pen's bid for the presidency in 2017. Pavithra George 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,
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Research methodologies for evaluating enterprise education: a tale of a study.
This paper reports on the experience of the researchers in designing and applying a research approach for evaluating a project using a longitudinal design
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1.5 Obesity treatment

Obesity treatment is only successful if weight is reduced and maintained to within a desired range. There are three approaches to obesity treatment: changing behaviour and diet is the most common approach although drugs and surgery can be used in some severe cases of obesity.

Behaviour and diet: it is important to be realistic about an obese patient's target weight as many patients have over-ambitious targets that they are unlikely to achieve. A severely obese patient probably ca
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Industrial Development – China and Africa [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Chang-Tai Hsieh, Professor John Sutton | This panel of experts will explore the strengths and pitfalls of China’s growth model and the lessons for African industrial development. The event will be opened the Rt Hon Desmond Swayne (@DesmondSwayne), Minister of State for International Development. Chang-Tai Hsieh is Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth (@ChicagoBooth). John Sutton is the Sir John Hicks Professor of Economics at LSE. Dr John Page is Seni
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Image Resizer for Windows Explorer Shell Extension

Today's Windows Wednesday project is one that's a couple years old, but is a great tool for anyone who does any image/photo resizing (say like someone writing for a Coding4Fun blog ;)

This project by Brice Lambson is a Windows Explorer shell extension that besides what is does also provides a nice example of separating the extension from the primary work. In this case, the extension is C++ and the app itself is C#.

Remember t
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9.1 Communication and miscommunication of risk

Bellaby, P. (2003) ‘Communication and miscommunication of risk: understanding UK parents' attitudes to combined MMR vaccination’, British Medical Journal, 327, 27 September 2003, pp. 725–28. Reproduced by permission from the BMJ Publishing Group; Mary Evans Picture Library Ltd; P A Photos.

In this article on the public perception of risks Paul Bellaby considers three examples of risks to children in the UK – an insignificant risk (autism caused by MMR vaccine),
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Guangming Smart-city: A New Chinese City
By 2010 it is anticipated that half of China’s population will have moved from the countryside to the cities. The Chinese Government has recently presented Dongtan, near Shanghai, as their ecological showcase to the United Nations World Urban Forum, but what will tomorrow’s new Chinese city be? Our key research concern was to design a more sustainable social and economic community and strike a balance between modernization and environmental preservation. The “ecological life-style” is a
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1.1 Music and technology

Music technology in one guise or another is part of everybody's life, because music is a part of almost everybody's life. For instance, if you are an instrumental performer of music, professional or not, then your instrument, be it the harp or the rock'n'roll drums, will be the result of considerable technological expertise on the part of the instrument maker. On the other hand, if you are not a performer but like to listen to music, the chances are that most of your listening is done via a h
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Tackling noise pollution
Noise is one of the forms of pollution that characterises industrial societies. Many forms of noise in the urban environment, including traffic and aircraft noise, can cause significant harm in varying degrees. So just how much noise are you exposed to? The tracks in this album explain the measurement and control of noise and look at how motor engineers and road researchers are trying to cut down on noise pollution from transport. Lastly, two audio tracks featuring Dr Shahram Taherzadeh and Dr S
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STS.320 Environmental Conflict and Social Change (MIT)
This graduate-level class explores the complex interrelationships among humans and natural environments, focusing on non-western parts of the world in addition to Europe and the United States. It uses environmental conflict to draw attention to competing understandings and uses of "nature" as well as the local, national and transnational power relationships in which environmental interactions are embedded. In addition to utilizing a range of theoretical perspectives, this subject draws upon a se
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Sander Gilman: Cosmopolitanism and the Jews
The newest buzzword for globalization is cosmopolitanism. As with many such reuses of older concepts, cosmopolitanism has a complex history, specifically in the German-speaking lands. It is this history and its relationship to the history of German Jewry from the Enlightenment to the Holocaust that will be examined — in a global and perhaps even cosmopolitan manner. (This paper was given on 2 October 2013 at the German Historical Institute London.)
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Water on the Web
WOW lessons are designed for infusion into the existing science curriculums for college freshmen and advanced high school students. The lessons use the aquatic environment and real lake data to explore basic science concepts through two different approaches: a directed study (״Studying״) and an inquiry (״Investigating״) approach. The directed studies allow students to apply and learn concepts through direct, guided experience. The inquiry lessons provide a more open-ended opportunity for stu
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3.4.6 Soil salinization

The change from annual flooding by a river to perennial irrigation that can be provided from a reservoir can cause soil salinization, if salts normally present in the river water accumulate in the soil as the water evaporates. These salts were previously washed away by the flooding, but the reduced supply of water by irrigation leaves them in the soil. The water is taken in by plants, or evaporated by the sun, leaving the salts behind. This causes a decline in crop yields until eventually the
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The Mermaids of the Arctic (Part 2)
The Mermaids of the Arctic (Part 2) Beluga Whales (podcast) by Anna Shi (15:00)

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Rekenen met rekenpiet : Oefeningen van het type T + TE
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Werkblad waarmee leerlingen oefeningen van het type T + TE leren oplossen. Op het werkblad staan ook twee vraagstukjes.


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NurseTabs: Complete App for Android
'This app allows novice beginning nurses and nursing students to access all content from the three original apps NurseTabs: MedSurg, NurseTabs: Fundamentals and NurseTabs: Pharmacology. The organization of the app allows the user to search through all three apps simultaneously to find information about specific diseases and conditions, medications, and skills and procedures. A new feature of this combination application allows users to enter in notes related to the content to supplement the mate
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How to Care for Olive Trees
Learn how to care for olive trees by planting them in a sunny spot with good drainage, ensuring that the tree will dry out between watering. The gardener in the clips gives instructions on how to prune an olive tree down to one main stem and two side stems when it first
begins to grow.

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