Donna Britt: 2012 National Book Festival
Donna Britt appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: Washington Post columnist Donna Britt has spent her life surrounded by men -- her three brothers, two husbands and three sons. When her brother Darrell was killed by police 30 years ago, Britt unconsciously sought to help other men the way she couldn't help Darrell. Her new book, "Brothers (& Me): A Memoir of Loving and Giving," navigates Britt's life through her relationships with men, resulting in a
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In the world of ecology, the only constant is change - but change can be good. Today Hank explains ecological succession and how ecological communities change over time to become beautiful, bio-diverse mosaics. (10:02)
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2.4.1 Estuarine species

Nutrient runoff from the land is a major source of nutrients in estuarine habitats. Shallow-water estuaries are some of the most nutrient-rich ecosystems on Earth, due to coastal development and the effects of urbanization on nutrient runoff. Figure 2.19 shows some typical nitrogen pathways. Nitrogen loadings in rainfall are typically assimilated by plants or denitrified, but septic tanks tend to add nitrogen below the reach of plant roots, and if situated near the coast or rivers can lead to
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6.1 Introduction

Approximately 150 million people worldwide have diabetes, of which 90 per cent have Type 2 diabetes. The incidence of the condition is rapidly increasing. In western countries about 10 per cent of people over the age of 65 years have diabetes. In the UK it is thought that there are between 765 000 and 1 million people with undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes, that is, 29–36 per cent of the total with diabetes (Watkins, 2003). These undiagnosed numbers are based on population samples where everyone
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Durant, J., Bauer, M., Gaskell, G., Midden, C., Liakopoulos, M. and Scholten, L. (2000) ‘Two cultures of public understanding of science andtechnology in Europe’ in Dierkes, M. and Von Grote, C. (eds) Between Understanding and Trust: the Public, Science and Technology, Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers.
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1.7.5 Theory

Again, research is conducted in a context of existing ideas, evidence, and thinking. One key skill is the demonstration of cognisance of the theoretical context and of how it shapes your own research, including:

  • understanding key theoretical strands and theoretical concepts in your discipline

  • understanding how theory shapes your research question

  • the ability to contribute something useful to the theoretical debate in
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