Problem Structuring Methods
This course teaches students to conduct a systematic exploratory analysis for complex policy problems in a multi-actor environment. The goal of such an exploratory analysis is to develop a better understanding of the various dimensions involved in a complex problem, based on which an agenda for meaningful further in-depth analysis activities can be developed. The course consists of a part containing methods and applications, and a part containing theory to provide insight into the capabilities a
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Academic research on student engagement - lost formulae to inspiring students
This paper shows academic tutors take on a multitude of roles in their current positions at university and while teaching is expected, from most, it is often assumed that the tutor will apply appropriate pedagogical tools to convey knowledge to the students. This view is now being challenged as many students are being actively encouraged to voice their views of the teaching and learning experience this paper shows
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Breakingviews: RBS Libor bonus ploy second-tier
Jan. 11 - RBS's plan to pay its Libor rigging fine with bonuses may be noble, but won't be followed by all, says Reuters Breakingviews.
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Onomastique scandinave en Normandie : mythes et réalités / Scandinavian onomastics in ...

Cette conférence a été enregistrée dans le cadre du 44e symposium de NORNA (comité nordique de coopération pour la recherche onomastique), en collaboration avec le Centre Franco-Norvégien en Sciences Sociales et Humaines à Paris, l’OFNEC et le CRISCO (pour la coopération scientifique). Ce colloque a eu ...
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1.5.2 Ways of organising yourself

How do you organise yourself?

Activity 12

Make a note of how you organise your:

  • emails

  • internet bookmarks or favorites

  • computer files


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Google’s Chade-Meng Tan Wants You to Search Inside Yourself for Inner (and World) Peace
Chade-Meng Tan (Meng) was among the earliest engineers to be hired at Google. Since 2007, he has been running a seven-week personal growth program called Search Inside Yourself, whose mission is to promote peace and harmony through the cultivation of emotional intelligence among Google employees. Meng has now written a book titled, Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace) to share these tools and techniques with companies everywhere.
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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Sine, Cosine, and Tangent
Interactive simulation, formulae for sine, cosine and tangent
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Chinese Britain on Film | BFI
Chinese Britain on Film | BFI. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/subscribetotheBFI. View the collection on the BFI Player: http://player.bfi.org.uk/collections/chinese-britain-on-film/ Chart the representation of Britain's Chinese communities in film, from exotic Other to more authentic self-portraits, in a collection of rare, strange, witty and touching films. Explore the history of Chinese representation in British cinema over two contrasting collections. Tales of Old Chinatown includes films from t
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Militarisation and the 'War on Crime' [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr John Collins, Misha Glenny, Dr Sasha Jesperson, Tuesday Reitano, Dr Anja Shortland | From the 70 year old "War on Drugs", to the more recent "War on Human Smuggling", politicians use militarised responses to look decisive on crime. The deployment of armies, navies, military assets and militarised approaches can send a powerful message, but have produced mixed results. This debate, co hosted between the LSE US Centre and the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime
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18.4 MP3's diffusion depended on innovations in related areas

As well as being small and portable, MP3 devices have a number of additional competitive advantages. Digital compression allows the size of recordings to be significantly smaller without noticeable loss of sound quality so the capacity of portable devices can be much greater. Compatibility with computer systems means that music can be acquired from the internet or from a CD and easily manipulated into a sequence desired by the user.

Although MP3 players had been around for a number of y
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2.7.1 Adipose tissue

In this course, there have been several references to adipose tissue. You probably have a sense of a rather inert (and, perhaps, hard to shift!) tissue acting as a long-term energy store, but this is only a small part of the story.

Adipose tissue consists of individual fat cells (adipocytes (Figure 12)) together with connective tissue, a rich blood supply that is shared with adjacent tissues, and innervation from the sympathetic nervous system. The adipocytes are large, clear cells cont
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Sneak Preview – Coffee Break Spanish Season 4
Join Mark and Carmen in this sneak preview of the forthcoming season of Coffee Break Spanish. Listen to the episode More information There’s more information about our fourth season of Coffee Break Spanish here. Subscribe links Subscribe in iTunes | RSS Feed | Purchase members’ audio and transcripts
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An Introduction to Information Systems

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