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3.4.1 Try some yourself

Activity 24

For each of the following calculations make suitable rough estimates before doing the calculation on your calculator and check the result.

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The Story of ICH-GCP: An introduction for investigators and site staff
Dr Roma Chilengi, Head of Clinical Trials at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)/Wellcome Trust Research Programme in Kilifi, Kenya gives an introduction to ICH-GCP. This overview covers the historical background, context and evolution to ICH-GCP, summarises its key principles and describes the role of regulatory authorities. The talk highlights some of the accomplishments of ICH-GCP but also critiques some aspects of GCP application in non-pharmaceutical settings.
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Out For Shopping: Understanding Linear Data Structures
This lesson is designed for students just learning about data structures and teaches them by relating the topic to real life situations and implementing it in many scenarios where there is a need for data storage. Here the process of shopping is used to illustrate the several examples of linear data structures under discussion. This real life experience of shopping illuminates many problems where data needs to be stored in different containers. The lesson will help programming students have a ba
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Crystal Palace Park, Sydenham, Greater London. David Wynne sculpture 'Guy The Gorilla'. Photographed by Chris Redgrave in 2016.
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Appendix 1 Action Plan

In writing my assignments, I think I do the following things well:

I am fairly satisfied with:

I need to work on:

The first thing I am going to when I finish this toolkit is:

Good luck!

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STS.464 Cultural History of Technology (MIT)
The subject of this course is the historical process by which the meaning of "technology" has been constructed. Although the word itself is traceable to the ancient Greek root teckhne (meaning art), it did not enter the English language until the 17th century, and did not acquire its current meaning until after World War I. The aim of the course, then, is to explore various sectors of industrializing 19th and 20th century Western society and culture with a view to explaining and assessing the em
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Long Division With Decimals
This video shows how to do long division with decimals. The video offers two examples.
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Tales of balloon flight. A hand-coloured engraving showing a maritime rescue that took place on 1st September 1874. French balloonists Jules and Caroline Durouf were rescued by English fishermen Oxley and Buscone, after their balloon 'Le Tricolore' ditched in the North Sea. From the Cecil Victor Shadbolt collection of lantern slides dating from 1882-1892.
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This course is an investigation of the Roman empire of Augustus, the Frankish empire of Charlemagne, and the English empire in the age of the Hundred Years War. Students examine different types of evidence, read across a variety of disciplines, and develop skills to identify continuities and changes in ancient and medieval societies. Each term this course is different, looking at different materials from a variety of domains to explore ancient and mideveal studies. This version is a capture of t
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The coexistence of multiple religious communities has been a source of both opposition and diversity since the very foundation of human civilization. This album explores the interaction of competing communities in compelling depth, highlighting periods and cities that experienced turbulence, and occasionally harmony, from such an intermingling of beliefs and ideas. A huge historical range, from the very beginnings of early Christianity to modern-day Africa, is rigorously examined in cultural, so
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4.2 Reports

Let's look at reports first.

Activity 3

Note down in your Learning Journal what you consider to be the purpose of a report.

Discussion


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Babbage: Show me the way to Cordillera

Now that the war between the Colombian government and the FARC has ended, scientists are exploring parts of the country previously held by the rebels. The aim is to make Colombia a "bio-power" by 2030. Also, how lead pollution in Greenlandic ice shows evidence of ancient European societies. And the new insect-sized drones that are causing a buzz. Tim Cross hosts


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This course is designed to introduce students to fundamental issues and debates in the writing of history. It will feature innovative historical accounts written in recent years. The class will consider such questions as the words historians use, their language, sources, methods, organization, framing, and style. How does the choice of each of these affect the historian's work? How does the author choose, analyze, and present evidence? How effective are different methodologies?
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8.6.2 Adapt your strategy to overcome difficulties

Often plans run into difficulties because of unforeseen problems or changing circumstances. For example, you may be running over your deadlines, the resources or support you were expecting are unavailable to you, or your personal circumstances may have changed. Plans are only a means to an end, however. If you run into difficulties, take some time to think about what effect they will have on your plans, and what changes you may need to make to your overall strategy to achieve the outcomes you
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This series of animations shows assimilation of N2O in the upper atmosphere using observations from the Cryogenic Limb Etalon Spectrometer (CLAES) on the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS). Winds were provided by the Goddard EOS Data Assimilation System (GEOS-DAS). Flow is at the 850K isentropic level. N2O mixing ratio is expressed in parts per billion volume (ppbv).
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4.19 Technologies and explicit knowledge continued

The following examples give a taste of what is now making the transition from research laboratories into commercial products. Large hierarchical information structures are extremely common, whether in libraries, organisational charts or websites. Displaying such large structures is a challenge, and since the user soon runs out of screen space, navigating them can be tedious. Screen 7 shows a system that uses animation and carefully designed graphical effects to give the impression of manipula
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