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2.2 Hero or great man?

Exercise

Read the following passage from the Encydopédie article ‘Hero’, considering what qualities identify the hero as opposed to the great man. Which type of man seems to owe more to innate talent and ge
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Andreas Kyprianou inaugural lecture: Jumping about in applied probability
Professor Andreas Kyprianou from the Department of Mathematical Sciences gives a gentle introduction to probability theory and its pivotal role in current mathematics research.
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2.4.1 Multimode distortion

With multimode fibre, the main cause of pulses spreading is the multiple paths that signals can traverse as they travel along the fibre. This phenomenon of multimode distortion is illustrated in Figure 5.


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iJustine Introduces Microsoft Imagine: Break Into Code!

Microsoft Imagine introduces the Break Into Code challenge! It's a beginner level challenge that will get students excited about coding even if they don't have any previous experience. We've teamed up with Microsoft Research's TouchDevelop to get students of all ages started with a simple, easy to fo
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4.2.2 Catalyst performance

Figure 3 shows the difference in the emission levels for CO, VOC and NOx for a vehicle, with and without a three-way catalytic converter. It is evident that the catalytic converter reduces the emissions of all three classes of pollutants quite dramatically over a wide range of speeds. Before we discuss the data in any detail, a few words about how they were obtained are in order.

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2012 ESCR Institute: Human Rights and the Social Determinants of Health
In early November 2012, leading scholars, health practitioners, and advocates gathered for a discussion of what a human rights analysis has to offer to the dialogue about health outcomes in this country, and globally.
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Science Research Showcase
Postgraduate students from Faculty of Science showcased their research at a Research Afternoon on Monday 6 June 2016. Students presented a series of ten minute talks and two-minute 'lightning' talks on topics ranging from the spread of information, to vaccines and MRSA.
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Murphy Award recipient: Carol Cunningham-Sigman
In recognition of outstanding undergraduate teaching, Carol Cunningham-Sigman, professor and Division of Dance chair at Purdue University, recently received the 2015 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award in Memory of Charles B. Murphy. Here, Cunningham-Sigman answers the question, What do you enjoy most about teaching? More about Cunningham-Sigman may be found in a Q&A at http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q2/murphy-award-carol-cunningham-sigman.html.
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24.941J The Lexicon and Its Features (MIT)
This course provides an overview of the distinctive features which distinguish sound categories of languages of the world. Theories which relate these categories to their acoustic and articulatory correlates, both universally and in particular languages, are covered. Models of word recognition by listeners, features, and phonological structure are also discussed. In addition, the course offers a variety of perspectives on these issues, drawn from Electrical Engineering, Linguistics and Cognitive
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Using the toolbox in Photoshop Elements
The toolbox in Photoshop Elements can seem daunting at first. This video breaks down the toolbox and gives a quick overview of each tool's purpose.
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1.1 Effective course study

Research into how people study effectively suggests that it is important to pay attention not only to the content of what we are trying to learn but also to the process of our learning. Time spent on the process of how you are learning need not be a distraction from achieving your learning goals. It should support your efforts to achieve them.

However, thinking about the process of your own learning is not something which typically forms part of most formal courses of study. Most people
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2.2 Imperium as power: Augustus and the beginning of the empire

The basic meaning of the Latin term imperium was ‘command’ and the term included the authority that lay behind the mandate. During the long period in which Rome was a republic, imperium signified the power attached to the office of the leading elected magistrates of the city, notably the two annual consuls and the lower-ranking praetors. It was the consuls who commanded the armies and went to the provinces assigned them by the senate. Praetors too came to share a military fu
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1.4.7 Case study 4: The death of Meg – a home death

Meg was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at the age of 28, shortly after the birth of her second child, a diagnosis which was changed to systemic lupus erythematosis (usually called SLE or lupus), ten years later. This is a rare chronic degenerative condition, which mostly presents in mild forms, but in Meg’s case the condition was severe.

When Meg was first diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis she was devastated and contemplated suicide, mostly because she was afraid of losing her
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8.3.6 Deep silicon etching

MEMS structures often require etching to a much greater depth than is needed for microelectronics. A rate of 1–2 μm min−1 may be quite sufficient for making transistors less than 1 mm deep, but to etch through 600 mm of silicon to form an accelerometer would take all day. The advent of MEMS and wafer-level packaging applications, therefore, brought a need for yet faster anisotropic etches, requiring advances both in the process and in the etching equipment.

Capacitive co
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Literary Festival 2016: Uninvited Arrivals: refugees and the challenge of responsibility [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Ruben Andersson, Professor Lilie Chouliaraki, Dr Myria Georgiou, Dr Pierluigi Musarò | This panel reflects upon the dramatic recent increase of deaths in the Mediterranean and discusses the pressures that these deaths are exerting upon the concept and practice of collective responsibility in Europe. Crucial to the continent's own liberal self-description, the ethics of responsibility is today suspended between European democracies' moral imperative to save the lives of vulnerable
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4.6 Staying together or falling apart
The most ‘important and greatest puzzle’ we face as humans is ourselves (Boring, 1950, p. 56). Humans are a puzzle – one that is complex, subtle and multi-layered, and it gets even more complicated as we evolve over time and change in different contexts. When answering the question ‘What makes us who we are?’, psychologists put forward a range of explanations about why people feel, think and behave the way they do. Just when psychologists seem to understand one bit of ‘who we are’
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1.3.9 Internet resources

There are many websites where you will find useful information on health and lifestyle. With all information on the internet you need to make a judgement on the reliability of the information.

BBC Health The health pages on the BBC website.
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Verenkelen en verdubbelen : Regelkaart
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In dit leermiddel vind je een regelkaart voor verenkelen en verdubbelen.

Aan de linkerkant zien leerlingen hoe ze woorden moeten splitsen in lettergrepen. Op deze regelkaart wordt het splitsen in trappen getoond.

Aan de rechterkant zie je de …


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Political Food Served Digitally All Day? An Online/Offline Perspective on Food- Related Political Co
Katharina Witterhold gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series on 27th November 2015.
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1.4 Defining reflection

Reflection is both an academic concept and also a word in common use, combining ideas of thinking, musing, pondering and so on. This everyday meaning is a good basis from which to start: reflection is very much to do with thinking. However, one of the most important things about reflection is that it enables us to think about our own thinking – about what it is that we know or have experienced. Such reflection might be summed up in the phrase, 'the mind's conversation with itself'.

Wh
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