Biographies Re-lived with Shrabani Basu
Historian and biographer Shrabani Basu presents two of her books and the remarkable lives behind them. Hosted by Hal Wake, Artistic Director, Vancouver International Writers Festival July 17, 2011 @ Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, SFU Woodwards Victoria and Abdul tells the story of Abdul Karim, a clerk from Agra (the city of the Taj Mahal) who arrived in England in 1887 to wait at the Queen's table, and quickly gained the affection of the monarch 42 years his senior. If the royal household hat
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Conclusion

Figure 55 is a conceptual diagram that summarises this course. Molecules are made of atoms, so it was with atoms, to the left of Figure 55, that we began. Early in Section 1 they acquired a structure with a positively charged nucleus surrounded by negatively charged electrons. To a chemist, the most important property of an atom is t
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What is Subtle About Social Interaction?
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How to stop a coffee ring from forming
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Children of the New Democracy
The transition to democracy in South Africa brought real improvements in the opportunities open to many children and young people. Some constraints and pressures of the Apartheid Era have been mitigated or removed. In some respects, however, the lives of children and young people have not changed and, in some respects, they may have worsened. The extension of political rights to all adults has not meant an end to poverty among children and adolescents, personal security has declined, and AIDS ha
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King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics
On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction. In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day. In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, writer Laurence Marks discusses his political screenwriting with Maurice Gran,
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King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics
On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction. In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day. In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, academic and director of the Centre for British Politics, Professor Steven Fiel
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Dreaming in Different Tongues: Languages and the Way We Think
On the Same Page: Voices of Berkeley keynote event Moderated by Geoff Nunberg Panelists: Scholars Lera Boroditsky and Lily Wong Fillmore; author and Cal alumna Maxine Hong Kingston; actor and Cal alumnus John Cho. http://onthesamepage.berkeley.edu
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Breivik arrives in Norway court
Sept 19 - The man who has admitted to killing 77 people in a shooting and bombing rampage in Norway arrives for a court remand hearing in Oslo. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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Europe Day Ahead: Markets seen pricing in Greek default
Sept. 19 - Tense negotiations between the Greek government and its key lenders are expected to dominate the financial markets with traders focused on whether the nation will see an orderly or disorderly default.
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The end of the road?
Road traffic has grown more than 80% since 1980 – as a result roads have deteriorated more quickly than could have been envisaged. Britain’s road network is one of the countries largest national assets. Professor Andy Collop from the Department of Civil Engineering describes the research taking place in Nottingham Transportation Engineering Centre and the improvements such knowledge can make to road materials, structures and sustainability.
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The anatomy of the kidneys
Aimed at pre-registration Nursing students studying human biology, this learning object introduces the external and internal anatomy of the kidney, including the anatomy of nephrons and corpuscles.
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Acoustic Approach in Converting Heat to Electricity
A promising approach in converting heat or waste heat to electricity is in using the thermoacoustic effect. When heat generates a temperature gradient along a stack of large-surface area material inside an acoustic resonator, an intense sound can be generated. This type of energy converter, which is a self-sustained oscillator, has been developed so that the sound can be converted inside the unit to electricity using a piezoelectric device. Such devices are simple, and they have essentially no
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Energy Efficiency In Buildings And Heat Supply Solutions: A German Perspective For The Nuclear Shutd
Beginning with some background information on the unique German position regarding the energy supply eliminating any nuclear power by 2022 but enforcing the use of renewable energy sources, the challenges for both the building and the power generation sector will be highlighted. The talk will introduce opportunities to improve energy performance of buildings by new and innovative HVAC concepts as well as for increasing the penetration of renewable and environmental energy sources for heat and po
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What is a Recession?
This two-minute video explains what a recession is, the basic economic terms, and the psychological factor that often fuels a recession. It is very fast-paced and may need to be replayed. Stresses the importance of the word fear and how it can result in negative influences on the economy. Several methods to end a recession are discussed and they need to be explained to most students.
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The Bill of Rights Song (Rap) - (Easy and Understandable
This video musical is a rap that attempts to explain the more important elements of the Bill of Rights. The students might like it or it can be used as an example of a way that they can use to learn material. (02:21)
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Breakingviews: U.S. has chance to borrow long -- very long
Sept. 30 - Reuters Breakingviews Columnist Agnes Crane says that historically low yields allow the U.S. government to issue 50 or 100-year bonds at exceptionally low rates.
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CALPACT Training: Introduction to Systemic Racism (Part 1)
In this 2-part training, participants will be exposed to the "power definition" of racism and will observe a racially diverse group of people reflecting on the meaning of the definition, and the efficacy of using the definition to address racism in institutions. A rationale will be explored for developing a full analysis of racism, including understanding its historic and legal roots and contemporary functioning. Participants will be introduced to racism as a systemic and structural problem that
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A More Secure World - From Neighbourhood to Globe [Audio]
Speaker(s): William J. Bratton | From Tottenham to global terrorism, developing policies and implementing schemes that work across the range of fighting neighbourhood violence to combating international terrorism share common themes. Bill Bratton, CBE, will discuss his ideas about policing with purpose and collaborating to create a more secure future. William J. Bratton is the Chairman of Kroll the world's leading risk consulting company. He is known as one of America's premier police chiefs, th
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