Literary Festival 2013: A Life in Politics – leading London from the left [Audio]
Speaker(s): Ken Livingstone | Ken Livingstone has for almost 40 years been a controversial but highly effective politician who has dominated London politics. He championed low fares for public transport, fought the abolition of the GLC, defeated Labour to become mayor of London in 2000, re-joined Labour and then presided over eight years of pro-development, market-led policy in the capital. He has brought a distinctive point of view to many issues, always dividing opinion. He has continued his l
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17.918 New Global Agenda: Exploring 21st Century Challenges through Innovations in Information Techn
This workshop is designed to introduce students to different perspectives on international politics in the 21st century. Students will explore how advances in information technology are changing international relations and global governance through opening new channels of communication, creating new methods of education, and new potentials for democratization. We will consider the positive and negative externalities associated with applications of such technologies. Students will be encouraged t
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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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Conclusion

This free course provided an introduction to studying education. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner.


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Bescherming tegen warmte en koude : Experiment
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Dit experiment werd opgesteld volgens de OVUR-methode. Het laat leerlingen toe om zelf te onderzoeken wat de invloed is van warmte en koude of beter hoe ze zich ertegen kunnen beschermen. 


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"U.S.-Cuban Academic Relations Part II: Roundtable Discussion on U.S.-Cuban Academic Exchange"
conference poster Introduction: Alan Kolata, University of Chicago. Discussants: Stephan Palmie, University of Chicago; Agnes Lugo-Ortiz, University of Chicago; Shannon Dawdy, University of Chicago; Laurie Frederik, University of Chicago; Paul Ryer, University of Chicago.
U.S. and Cuban scholars involved in academic, scientific, and cultural research face

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3.1 Surfaces with twists

In Section 3 we study the orientability of surfaces from an informal point of view. In particular, we take a detailed look at the projective plane and its properties. We start by examining some surfaces that resemble a Möbius band.

A cylinder or a Möbius band can be formed by gluing together the ends of a rectangular strip or band of paper either with or without twisting the paper before gluing. Does adding further twists to the band before gluing provide any more examples of surfaces
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1.2 Standing out from the crowd

‘Volunteering looks great on your CV….It’s the perfect way to get a taste of working life and gain skills and experience’

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Employers are impressed by voluntary work, but what are the hard facts about this?

Research carrie
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Largest, most powerful rocket booster fires up
Full story: http://bit.ly/1NSw41A A rocket booster designed to blast rockets into deep space has had a successful major ground test
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A Year in Focus - Assessing Gordon Brown Part 2
 Steven Fielding

In this podcast Doctor Steven Fielding takes a look back at Gordon Brown's first half-term in office.

In Part 2, Doctor Fielding looks at the election that never was and the fallout for the Prime Minister and his cabinet. He also c
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"Our Work is But Begun": Rediscovering Our History
In the fall of 2014, the University of Rochester published a new volume of history entitled "Our Work is But Begun," the closing comment in the inaugural address of our first president, Martin Brewer Anderson. The book, written by Janice Bullard Pieterse, covers the history of the University from its founding in 1850, to the year that our 10th president, Joel Seligman, arrived in 2005. While it is not the first published history of the University, it is the first, in several decades, to treat
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STS.005 Disease and Society in America (MIT)
This course examines the growing importance of medicine in culture, economics and politics. It uses an historical approach to examine the changing patterns of disease, the causes of morbidity and mortality, the evolution of medical theory and practice, the development of hospitals and the medical profession, the rise of the biomedical research industry, and the ethics of health care in America.
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Introduction

Some commentators argue that social justice as an idea and an ideal is interwoven with issues of inequality, poverty and social exclusion. It is a comparatively straightforward task in the era of World Wide Web access (though by no means everywhere or for everyone) to locate sources of information illustrating the extent of poverty and inequality, though much of the latter, particularly in relation to the ownership and distribution of wealth, or undocumented labour or unpaid care, remains con
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Embryology of the Head and Neck - Chapter 4: Histologic aspects of Tooth Development
Diagrammatic representation of the development of the head and neck region for undergraduate students, particularly Oral Biology. The module is available through the African Health OER Network at: http://www.oerafrica.org/healthoer/. Any medical information in this material is intended to inform and educate and is not a tool for self-diagnosis or a replacement for medical evaluation, advice, diagnosis or treatment by a healthcare professional. Please speak to your physician if you have question
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Reflections on a Changing World: 1950-2050 [Audio]
Speaker(s): Sir James Wolfensohn, Professor Amartya Sen | James Wolfensohn was the ninth president of the World Bank. Amartya Sen is professor of economics at Harvard University and recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics. He is an honorary fellow of LSE.
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Three principles of a coaching approach
This course provides a good sense for three of the core skills required of an effective coach. Whether or not you recognise the use of a 'coaching approach' in your workplace, you will be able to use the learning in the course to enhance your day-to-day interactions in your workplace. First published on Thu, 18 Aug 2016 as
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Euro crisis to hit jobs in powerhouse Germany
Sept. 27 - The job market in Europe's biggest economy shows little sign of suffering from the euro zone crisis so far. But that could change as Chancellor Merkel heads for an election year.
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3 Recorded temperatures

Analyses of over 400 proxy climate series (from trees, corals, ice cores and historical records) show that the 1990s was the warmest decade of the millennium and the 20th century the warmest century. The warmest year of the millennium was 1998, and the coldest was probably 1601. (Climatic Research Unit, 2003)

Throughout historical times, fluctuations in the Earth's mean temperature have been recorded. During the seventeenth century, the Thames periodically froze over during winter and m
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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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