University of Surrey Learning Skills portal
The University of Surrey Skills Portal is a classified collection of quality materials designed to enable students to develop information literacy, research and study skills. It has been built using Openly licensed resources including several from Leeds Metropolitan University.
Author(s): Vivien Sieber,The University of Surrey

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50. The Real Ethics Problem in America
Section Six: Truth and Lies about Markets. Narrated by Harold L. Fritsche.

Where next for public health in the era of austerity?
This event was the second in a series of master class lectures jointly staged by the University of Leeds and Leeds Metropolitan University bringing together relevant senior figures and academics from across the city and surrounding region. The twenty-first century has seen a growth in political, environmental and economic insecurity in the context of global recession, population ageing and climate change. Responding to these threats involves rethinking how we work together, care for ourselves,
Author(s): Professor Paul Johnstone,Leeds Metropolitan Univer

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Attention! Chemistry Lab Pics App for Android
'You do not have to be a fan of biochemistry or chemicals in order to check out this app. It is true that not everyone likes chemistry. It may be because of some unlucky science projects in the school lab or super strict organic chemistry teachers. But let us give you a chance to look at all of those chemistry projects from absolutely different side!The stereotypes about chemistry or physics projects are usually connected with quiet people lost among lab equipment and chemical reactions. Definit
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Professor Germaine Greer - An Insight - Full Interview
Warning: Explicit Content Professor Germaine Greer delivered the 2010 Winifred Mercier public lecture at Leeds Met on Tuesday March 23. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcast
Author(s): Germaine Greer,Leeds Metropolitan University

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A fast food sensation - Malaysian style
Take five graduates from The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, add a sprinkling of entrepreneurial spirit, drum up an appetite for fast food with the help of social media and you have the perfect recipe for a successful burger bar.
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Mexican Spanish Survival Phrases #32 - Could You Take a Picture? in Mexican Spanish
Learn Mexican Spanish travel phrases with SpanishPod101.com! A little Mexican Spanish can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SpanishPod101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! In this lesson we cover a high frequency Spanish phrase that you’ll surely find useful on your trip, travels, or vacation to [...]
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4.3.3 After the exam

When you come out of the exam try to forget it. Going over what you have written with other students can make you worry about areas you haven't covered. Go and enjoy a planned treat as a personal reward for all your hard work.


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Guide to the Tonkin Family Papers, 1834-1963
The Tonkin family was involved in the logging industry in Cherry Tree, Pennsylvania during the late 1800s. The Tonkin Family papers consist mostly of business papers pertaining to Vincent Tonkin's lumber business and family material such as book manuscript material and research notes of R. Dudley Tonkin and John D. Tonkin, family photographs, and newspaper clippings about local news.
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An American Century or an Asian Century? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor John Ikenberry, Professor Michael Cox | Will the future belong to the new rising powers of Asia revolving around China or the West still led by the United States? These three distinguished analysts will argue that the answer may be even more complex and significant than current protagonists in the debate believe. John Ikenberry is the Albert G Milbank Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University in the Department of Politics and the Woodrow Wilson
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Dirty Wars [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jeremy Scahill | Editor's note: This podcast is only of the Q and A session of this event Dirty Wars, winner of the Sundance Film Festival Cinematography award, follows the reporting on a US night raid gone wrong in an Afghan village with journalist Jeremy Scahill discovering a cover-up by an elite military unit. What follows is an international investigation into America's expanding covert wars. The Dirty Wars film screening will be followed by a Q&A with the investigative reporter,
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Culture File: Mexico #23 - The Mass Media
Learn essential Mexican cultural information with SpanishPod101.com! In this 25-lesson English-language series, you’ll hear about cultural topics ranging from important economical activities and tourist destinations to history, influential figures, and traditions in Mexico. You’ll know more about Mexico than the locals in no time! In this lesson, you’ll learn about The Mass Media, while building your [...]
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1.6.1 Thiamin (or thiamine, also known as vitamin B1)

The deficiency disease beriberi has been known for thousands of years. The name literally means ‘I can't, I can't’ in Sinhalese (a major language in Sri Lanka), and reflects the crippling effect on its victims, who suffer from neurological symptoms, including pain, fatigue and paralysis, and cardiovascular disease. The disease was most common in southeast Asia, where white or ‘polished’ rice was a major part of the diet. The main source of thiamin is in the outer layers of the grain,
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PHI120 Critical Reasoning Session #07 Fall 2014
Critical Reasoning with Robert Cubillos www.youtube.com/csuDHTV [Please Subscribe]
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#MascotMadness: Interview with the Sheldon statue
How did the Edward Sheldon statue become part of SUNY's #MascotMadness? Alyssa Levenberg (of "Alyssa Explains It All") had this exclusive interview with the 115-year-old statue. Visit http://blog.suny.edu/mascot-madness-2014 and vote for Sheldon in the #MascotMadness competition!
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Virtual Maths, Cylinder - Calculating Volume and Height
Interactive exercise demonstrating how to calculate the volume and height of a cylinder (includes links to other useful resources)
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1.1 Satellite discoveries

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Figure 1 Galileo Galilei, 1564-1642.(© Science Photo Library)

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Certificacion de Turismo Responsable
A lecture on sustainable tourism delivered in Spanish.
Author(s): Xavier Font,Leeds Metropolitan University

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1/2 Master class de Claire Simon, réalisatrice. (audio)


Rencontre avec la réalisatrice Claire Simon, animée par Marc Henri Piault, directeur de recherche honoraire au CNRS, anthropologue et cinéaste.

« Pour moi faire un film, c’est avant tout peindre, montrer dans ce que je vois, ce qui crie, ce que je ne veux pas voir,
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Organizational Dilemma of Stewards and Creators
Stewards and Creators is based on research of Harvard professor Rob Austin and University of Washington professor Dick Nolan on missed opportunities of capturing the commercial value of Internet1 innovations. The major question addressed by Austin and Nolan in their Harvard Business School Working paper and this UWTV program is how do businesses consistently miss major innovation opportunities after pouring significant investments to create them. They attempt to answer this by observing the fund
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