Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi
The aim of the lecture will be to do demonstrate the need to challenge continuing traditional images of leaders, often depicted at the apex of things, on top of a hill or at the centre of a complex web of activity. I will argue that those nominated as leaders MUST become aware of what I will call the leader's conundrum and complement their inspiration with 99 x perspiration. To appreciate this call, attendees to the lecture as respectfully asked to do the following just before the lecture: a.
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Faculty of Science
A snapshot overview of the Faculty of Science at The University of Nottingham. The Faculty of Science offers a variety of undergraduate courses within the categories of: • Biosciences • Chemistry • Computer Science • Mathematical Sciences • Pharmacy • Physics and Astronomy • Psychology This video was filmed by members of staff and Physics student Dylan Robson, one of our student video team. For more information visit http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/science Video edited and filmed
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21F.701 Spanish I (MIT)
Spanish I is very different from other classes at MIT. The central component of the text and workbook is a series of 26 half-hour video episodes. The videos allow students to learn authentic Spanish and experience its cultural diversity while following a good story full of surprises and human emotions. Students also listen to an audio-only program integrated with the text and workbook. In the classroom, students do a variety of activities and exercises, which include talking in Spanish about th
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WHITEOUT: Topological evolution of embedded geometries
Whiteout documents the design, fabrication and installation of a full scale prototype using a predictive mesh relaxation algorithm while the physical construct made from white spandex fabric, steel tube, wood members and aluminum connectors verifies the virtual assumptions.
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"We are already desperate" - refugee in Ukraine
Refugees fleeing with nothing from conflict zones in eastern Ukraine get aid in Slaviansk as they decide where to go next. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 ye
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1.12 Conclusion

It is clear that there are tensions in the use of the site, in that it attracts quite different audiences. There are also tensions relating to the number of visitors it is logistically possible to accommodate, and the economics of maintaining a viable revenue income.

The debate goes on about how best to develop and maintain the site in line with the Trust's stated aims and objectives.

There is no definitive answer, and the site will inevitably evolve over time. It is now an attrac
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3.5 More examples of percentages

In lots of everyday situations percentages are used to make predictions and comparisons.

Example 14

The number of casualties handled by the outpatients department of a hospital increases by approximately 8% per year. The number of casualties this year was 1920. Make a predicti
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Future Proofing Business: Beyond CSR
Pamela Hartigan, Director, Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Saïd Business School, discusses some emerging models of entrepreneurial ventures that have a social and/or environmental mission at their core. Pamela Hartigan reviews the sources of capital available for these types of organizations, given that their aim is PURPOSE maximization rather than PROFIT maximization. She examines how these new ventures are similar but different to charities and mainstream business. She examines
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RDF - UNSPECIFIED Keywords:RDF , Resource Description Framework , XML , Semantic Web
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Professor Patrick Duffy Inaugural Lecture: (Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world?
(Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world? Professor Duffy's research work focuses on policy and sport coaching, as well as applied work in sport-business transfer, which is part of a long-term project with Morrisons PLC. Patrick will address the policy and research backgrounds to developments in professional practice in this area. The traditional view of sport coaching as an emerging profession will be challenged, suggesting that sport coaching should position itself as a blended
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FORMATIC 2015 : Usages du numérique pour enrichir la formation initiale des professionnels de ...

FORMATIC Paris 2015 :

" Acteurs de santé, tous connectés - Pour une culture numérique partagée"

Titre : Initiation des Etudiants infirmiers à la Télémédecine

Auteur (s) : Sophie Bertani et Lise Rozat, IRFSS Région Centre de la CRF

Session 3* – Usages du numérique pour enrichir la formation ...
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#376: Jihad and 'just war': Twisting the law on the way to the battlefield

International law expert Prof Naz Modirzadeh and political scientist Assoc Prof Andrew March explore how the United States and other governments contort and stretch international and domestic laws to accommodate the waging of war on non-state Islamist forces, and how those forces themselves invoke Islamic law to justify their actions. Presented
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1.4.1 PROMPT

There is so much information available on the internet on every topic imaginable. But how do you know if it is any good? And if you find a lot more information than you really need, how do you decide what to keep and who to discard?

In this section we are going to introduce a simple checklist to help you to judge the quality of the information you find. Before we do this, spend a few minutes thinking about what is meant by information quality.

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Steve Hindy, "The Craft Beer Revolution: How a Band of Microbrewers is Transforming..."
Steve Hindy, founder of the Brooklyn Brewery, discusses his latest book "The Craft Beer Revolution: How a Band of Microbrewers Is Transforming the World's Favorite Drink." Over the past 40 years craft-brewed beer has exploded in growth. In 1980, a handful of “microbrewery” pioneers launched a revolution that would challenge the dominance of the national brands, Budweiser, Coors, and Miller, and change the way Americans think about, and drink, beer. Today, there are more than 2,700 craft bre
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Evaluating materials

It's easy enough to find information, but it's sometimes a bit more difficult to assess whether your information is reliable, current or correct.

Have a look at the Web Guide section on assessing the quality of websites (accessed 8 November 2006) to find out more about how to assess the information you've found.

The Open University library also offers a helpsheet on finding quality information (accessed 8 November 2006).


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Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture
Colleagues from both academia and business were present on 27 January 2011 for Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall. The garden wall of the lecture's title was Lawrence's metaphor for the potential divide between the two sectors. The lecture reflected Lawrence's career-long wish to get qualitative researchers in the commercial world to talk to their counterparts in the academic world, and vice versa. He discusse
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Gall and Pritchard PAETC07
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Brian Gall and Russ Pritchard, Philadelphia University

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Philadelphia Area Educational Technology Conference Feb 23, 2007

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Derived copy of Seedless Vascular Plants Diversity groups only
Sascha McKeon
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Identify the new traits that first appear in tracheophytes Discuss the importance of adaptations to life on land […]

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2.4.2 Dispersion in single-mode fibre

Because there is only one mode in single-mode fibre, there is no multimode distortion but pulses are spread by dispersion.

Dispersion is the effect of different frequencies propagating at different speeds, and there are various mechanisms in optical fibre which mean that in general a fibre is dispersive. Given that dispersion takes place, a transmitted pulse will be spread because different frequency components in the pulse will take different lengths of time to propagate
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Science Nation - Evolution in Action
By: nsf Professor Lawrence Gilbert and his team at the University of Texas at Austin have discovered a population of tropical butterflies that exemplify "evolution in action," and a rare research opportunity. Gilbert says they may be witnessing a species of butterfly splitting into two different species. For more information and more ScienceNation videos, go to http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/index.jsp
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