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Prof Gemma Calvert
Professor Calvert's introduction to the subject of the Neuromarketing 2008 conference.
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2.7 Reconsideration of the models and their suitability

Now that we have studied a variety of sources of evidence from Africa, it is possible to reconsider how well our four models of cultural interaction fit the evidence.


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Complex systems in a Nutshell
Three speakers from the University of Oxford, Felix Reed-Tsochas, Mark Fricker and Jukka-Pekka Onnela, give an introduction and overview of the science of networks focussing on two areas: social and biological networks. Consider the following phenomena - the spread of a fungus to acquire nutrients, links between venture capital funders and innovative ideas, the pattern of email and phone traffic within organisations. It has been dicovered that some of these phenomena can be understood, modelled
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Learning outcomes

By the end of this guide you should be able to:

  • conduct your own searches efficiently and effectively;

  • find references to material in bibliographic databases;

  • make efficient use of full text electronic journals services;

  • critically evaluate information from a variety of sources;

  • understand the importance of organising your own information;

  • identify some of the systems available;

  • describe ho
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Lord Kerr: Brexit: Will Divorce be Damaging, and Could it be Amicable?
In this IPR Public Lecture, veteran diplomat and author of Article 50 Lord Kerr of Kinlochard shares his insight into the negotiating process Britain will go through to leave the European Union. Examining Theresa May's strategy and the history of relations between Brussels and London, the life peer sets out five possible scenarios for the future of Brexit Britain. This IPR Public Lecture took place on 26 January 2017.Author(s): No creator set

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TALAT Lecture 2110.02: Product information structure, business concept and LCA
This lecture gives a brief introduction to the product information structure, a sustainable business concept and Life Cycle; it presents the product and process "Generic Code" - the chromosomes; it generates interest about the concept of "Know Your Product", "Life Cycle Logistics", "Universal Virtues" and "Material/Component Hierarchical Structure" and their use creating a sustainable business concept; it imparts knowledge about Life Cycle Assessment. Some familiarity with QFD (Quality Functions
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9.6 Sign graphs

Next, in the exercising of your diagramming skills, I want to look at sign graphs. Unlike the three diagram types you have already drawn, a sign graph is not usually used to structure the understanding of complexity. This means it is likely to be relatively less useful in the task of searching for system within the complex situation described in the case study. Sign graphs can, however, be useful once some elements of system have been identified. They can support the exploration of
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Walter Dean Myers at Children's Book Week
Walter Dean Myers, the 2012-2013 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature and a renowned author of books for young people, tells stories, reads from his books and talks with members of the audience in a program that marks the Library's celebration of Children's Book Week. Speaker Biography: Walter Dean Myers is a writer of children's books best known for young adult literature. He has written over fifty books including picture books and nonfiction. He has won the Coretta Scott King Aw
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2 Sources of law in Scotland

Before moving on to consider how law is made in Scotland and how the legal system works, it is important to understand what the sources of law are. By this we mean locating authoritative statements of the laws that are applied to determine rights, duties and remedies and understanding where these laws come from raises another question: who or what has the authority to make laws and why?

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Intro to Humanism: Part 1
Part 1: Defining Humanism, Part 1 of a 6 part series.
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Deze presentatie met veertien dia's gaat over de verschillende inkomsten uit beleggingen en vermeldt begrippen als: aandeel, intrestvoet, obligatie, kasbon, duurzaam beleggen, ...


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4 Unit summary

Sound recording really took off once the public's demand for recorded music had been acknowledged. The choice of technology, cylinder or disc, was determined more by the selection of the artist and material than the quality of the sound. Development of disc technology was slow due to the lack of better alternatives, remaining substantially unchanged for over fifty years. The development of radio broadcasting caused a slump in the record industry but eventually it not only provided improvement
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2.2 Pressure in the atmosphere

The sounds we hear generally consist of rapid fluctuations of air pressure in the atmosphere that surrounds us. Sound can also be transmitted through other media, for instance water, so not all sound consists of fluctuations in air pressure. However, for the purposes of this discussion I shall confine myself to sound in air.

These fluctuations in air pressure are caused by a local disturbance to the air pressure, which might be sudden and transient – for example, when a paper bag is b
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5.2.3 Risk assessment

The risk assessment task is also carried out at unit level, in light of policies set out in Stages 1 to 3 and for the assets identified in Stage 4.1.

  • Stages 4.2, 4.3 and 4.4: identify the risks

  • Stage 4.2 determines systematically the possible threats to the assets identified in the asset identification part of the process. (Clause 4.2.1(d)(2))

  • Stage 4.3 identifies vulnerabilities that might allow tho
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3.4 What play means to children

So far in this section we have been exploring whether or not play is valuable and worthwhile, but in doing so we have been operating within an educational framework and thinking about ways in which play may, or may not, support young children's learning and development. Strandell argues that practitioners tend to:

put phenomena and children into fixed categories of meaning: to know what a child is and what he or sh
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2 Finding evidence

If the purpose of monitoring is to ensure that policies and plans are being put into action, it follows that governors should be focusing their attention on finding evidence that supports this.

Governors are not inspectors, and need to be aware of the danger that they could impinge on the role of the headteacher through inappropriate involvement in day-to-day monitoring, rather than operating at the strategic level.

How monitoring is undertaken is a matter for each individual gove
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Russian Christmas Traditions
Russian Christmas traditions involve many unique holiday activities. (01:50)

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3.3 Evaluation during implementation of a project

At this stage the project activities are monitored to determine how their timing, quality and cost match the plan. The results of this monitoring are reviewed to see whether the plan needs to be modified. New environmental conditions may indicate the need to change the organisation's strategic direction. It might be necessary in that case to re-align the project, so that the outcomes relate to the new direction. In some cases it may be necessary to abort the project, if it is no longer approp
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Who Leads, Who Follows? A Multi-level Perspective of Energy Transitions in the Transport Sector
Part of the Transitioning towards Electric Vehicles seminar series held at the Transport Studies Unit of the Oxford University Centre for the Environment. The electrification of the vehicle fleet involves a mass of actions to be taken by European, national and local government, a range of industries and consumers. It involves coordination between transport and energy policy if the benefits of decarbonisation are to be realised. The changes must also fit (and compete for resources) with broader p
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