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Models for Relating Science and Religion
Talk given by Prof. Mikael Stenmark as part of summer course 1
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3.22 Extract 3 References

Beauchamp, T. and Childress, J. (1994) Principles of Biomedical Ethics (4th edition), Oxford, Oxford University Press.

Cant, S. and Sharma, U. (eds) (1996) Complementary and Alternative Medicines: Knowledge in Practice, London, Free Association Books Ltd.

Department of Health (2001) The Expert Patient: A New Approach to Chronic Disease Management for the 21 st Century, London, DoH.

Ernst, E. (1996) ‘The ethics of complementary medicine’, Journal o
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Acknowledgements

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Negotiation and the Global Information Economy
JP Singh discusses the role played by diplomacy and negotiations in economic globalization, exploring possibilities for transformational problem-solving through multilateral diplomacy, allowing an adjustment of positions so that mutual gains will result. JP Singh discusses aspects of his book 'Negotiation and the Global Information Economy'. What role do diplomacy and negotiations play in economic globalization? Many argue that great powers shape diplomacy to their advantage, others that, in a '
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1.4.1 Choices in dying

An enormous diversity exists in the way people view and approach death and dying. This diversity continues to be evident when people are faced with the knowledge that their own death is approaching. There is no standard, correct or even best way of dying. Yet there is a concept of a ‘good death’ which will be addressed in this section. As a course team we are somewhat ambivalent about the usefulness of the phrase, but we retain it largely as a reminder that there are important issues to b
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Literary Festival 2015: Rerum Cognoscere Causas: understanding our classical foundations [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Barbara Graziosi, Edith Hall, Tom Holland, Sir Peter Stothard | This panel explores the Classical wellsprings of Western literature, reflecting on the continuing value and relevance of the Greco-Roman Classics today. Barbara Graziosi (@BarbaraGraziosi) is Professor of Classics and Director for Arts and Humanities at the Institute of Advanced Studies at Durham University. She has published widely on the culture of the ancient world including Inventing Homer, After Homer: The
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Sustaining enterprise education
This presentation examines the impact of enterprise education on the career aspiration, decisions and intentions of HE students
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2.4 IT systems at home

Most homes in the UK contain a variety of systems for entertainment, lighting, security, heating and so on. The idea of a smart home is to integrate the control of these systems. So, for example, if you are away from home and want to make sure the house is warm for when you get back, you could call the house and switch the central heating on.

We aren't going to go into any more detail about how the smart home works, but the following activity uses some of the data from a survey a
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Science and Religion in Science Journalism
Talk given by Dr Michael Brooks as parr of short course 2
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Invertebrate Fossils - Lesson 16 - Part 7 of 7

Invertebrate Fossils - Lesson 16 - Part 7 of 7 is a lesson in which the presenter talks about the history of the study of fossils.  He introduces the audience to the story of "The Lying Stones” and Beringer’s study of fossils and the famous Beringer fossil hoax.  (04:35)


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Design Algorithms after Le Corbusier
Some views of design are the act as puzzle making, problem solving, evolutionary, and decision-making. All these focus on form generation as constructive, therefore characterizing design as a path-planning problem through a space of possibilities. Design problems consist sets of information divided into initial, intermediate, and goal states. Design in its simplest state consist of a set of operators, sequences (or paths) between initial and goals states. In this paper, I present design algorith
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7 The pros and cons, and future of geothermal energy

Geothermal energy is renewable but the fluids emit gases such as CO2, H2S, SO2, H2, CH4 and N2 when used for electricity generation. However, geothermal power plants are usually sited in areas of natural geothermal activity, where such emissions occur anyway. Other potential pollutants are various ions dissolved in the geothermal fluids, but these are almost always returned to the reservoir when the spent fluids are re-injected
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5.1 What is disability?

The focus in this section is on how disability can impact on communication and relationships in the context of health and social care. The section is structured around four main activities: there are three readings for which you should set aside at least one-and-a-half hours. Activity 26 asks you to consid
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4.1a Working on the key skill of communication

A main aim of this key skill is for you to communicate effectively – orally, visually and in writing. For communication to be effective it must be managed. This involves consciously adapting your skills for different situations by selecting the appropriate method of communication for the work. Using the three-stage key skills framework will to help you become more confident in:

  • developing a strategy for using oral, visual and written forms of commun
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2.2 Surfaces in space

In this section we present a wide range of examples of surfaces in space.


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A Conversation with Harry Belafonte
Harry Belafonte discussed his new memoir My Song with award-winning television host and journalist Liz Walker. * With special sponsorship from Bingham McCutchen LLP. Copyright: John F. Kennedy Library Foundation
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2.1 Introduction

X-ray imaging is probably the best known and most widely used of the imaging techniques we will cover. Not only are X-rays the longest established means of producing images of the internal structure of the body, but X-ray imaging is also the workhorse technique for all radiology departments.

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Facts About Krakatoa's Volcano 1883 Eruption - Geology
The 1883 eruption of Krakatoa in the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia) began in the afternoon of August 26, 1883 (with origins as early as May of that year), and culminated with several destructive eruptions of the remaining caldera. On August 27, two-thirds of Krakatoa collapsed in a chain of titanic explosions, destroying most of the island and its surrounding archipelago. Additional alleged seismic activity continued to be reported until February 1884, though reports of those after October 18
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3.1 What do we mean by the word ‘care’?

‘Care’ is a loaded word. Care is not just about tender loving feelings, it is about work as well. Being seen as someone who needs care says something about a person – their competence, their position in society, their status. This section explores those meanings.

In the poem which opened the unit, care is a warm ‘feel good’ word, associated with what happens in nice families. But in the discussion of what a carer is in Section 1, it seemed that doing care was also hard work fo
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1.4 Influences on health and illness behaviour

Activity 2: Experiencing health and illness

0 hours 30 minutes

Drawing on your own experiences of health and illness, answer the following questions.


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