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What influenced Goya? Did Napoleon's invasion of Spain alter the course of Goya's career? This course will guide you through the works of Goya and the influences of the times in which he lived. Anyone with a desire to look for the influences behind the work of art will benefit from studying this course.

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Improving solar cells
Professor Chris McConville, from the department of physics, talks about his work on the semiconductor indium nitride which could make the conversion of solar energy more efficient. Professor McConville won the John Yarwood Memorial Medal for his work in this area.
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What is this module about? To develop knowledge and understanding of the concepts and theories in economics that underpins consumer choice and market interactions. The lectures and seminars will explore the theories and empirical evidence regarding the choices made by consumers in the contemporary marketplace, and how these choices are shaped and influenced. Objectives On completion of the module, students will be able to: 1. Examine the key theories of behaviour and economic decision making
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1:14 Newton’s First Law of Motion
2:20 Newton’s Second Law of Motion
3:17 Free Body Diagrams
4:29 Force of Gravity or Weight
4:41 Force Normal
5:32 Force of Friction
7:32 Newton’s Third Law of Motion
8:20 Inclines
9:41 Translational Equilibrium

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An Interview With the Dalai Lama
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