How To Build An Olympic Stadium
In this lecture, Dr Paul Shepherd from the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering will share the secrets behind the building of the Olympic Park and explore the ways in which mathematics was used in the construction and operation of the Olympic Games.
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Gernot Wagner, "Climate Shock" | Talks at Google
Gernot Wagner visited Google's Cambridge, MA office to discuss the book he co-authored with Martin L. Weitzman, "Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet". In the book, the authors explore the likely repercussions of a hotter planet, drawing on and expanding from work previously unavailable to general audiences. They show that the longer we wait to act, the more likely an extreme event will happen. Zeroing in on the unknown extreme risks that may yet dwarf all else, the autho
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All About #3 - All About Spanish Grammar
Get the complete 25-Lesson Series at SpanishPod101.com!
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6.2 Political skills

A project manager will encounter politics – the struggle to acquire and maintain power – on a daily basis, as he or she competes to secure resources and support for their project. This is inevitable, given the probable diversity of backgrounds and expectations of those with an interest in the project. Political skills will be necessary to make deals and resolve conflicts with stakeholders, over whom project managers may have little formal authority. Managing the following aspects needs to
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Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Meter tool
Light Meter simulation tool
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Propedéutica Clínica (2013)
La Propedéutica Clínica es una disciplina que se ocupa de la enseñanza de las técnicas exploratorias de los animales, y de la interpretación de sus resultados para establecer los juicios clínicos. Por lo tanto, en la Propedéutica Clínica podemos distinguir dos apartados: a. SEMIOTECNIA: Es la recogida de forma metódica de todos los datos en la exploración del animal, mediante la anamnesis o interrogatorio al propietario, realización de una exploración física utilizando los cuatro m
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3.2 The agreement to protect the ozone layer

After a decade of controversy about the possible effects of CFCs, in 1985 British scientists discovered over the Antarctic a quite unexpected 'hole' in the ozone layer which was the size of the USA. This helped to galvanise the international community into action (though some who took part in the negotiations claim it played little part). By 1987 the first international agreement to control substances damaging to the ozone layer, the Montreal Protocol, was established. Interestingly th
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1.3 Representation

Representation is a complex idea, or set of ideas, but it is extremely important in relation to studying religion. Representing religion might mean being an official delegate of a religion, or it might mean trying to explain a religion to someone unfamiliar with it. Representation in the religious context might mean the use of an image to portray a divine figure or religious ideas, or it could refer to how a religion is characterized by either insiders or outsiders. Therefore, the sorts of qu
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References

Beck, U. (2000) The Brave New World of Work, Cambridge, Polity Press.
Bonacich, E. and Appelbaum, R. (2000) Behind the Label: Inequality in the Los Angeles Apparel Industry, Los Angeles, University of California Press.
Borenstein, S. and Saloner, G. (2001) ‘Economics and electronic commerce’, Journal of Economic Perspectives, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 3–12
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HRM 301: Organizational Behavior
A foundation course in individual and group behavior in organizations. Processes such as perception, motivation and leadership are examined with a focus on issues central to technology-based organizations (innovation, creativity, managing technical professionals).
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Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the October 31st 2015 edition
This week: a new superpredator stalks North America, Japan’s Buddhist temples feel the squeeze and cashpoints get iris scanners
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Financial accounting and reporting
This free course, Financial accounting and reporting, discusses how accountants act as processors and purveyors of information for decision making and the needs of those who use accounting information. It also looks at the role performed by accountants and notes the need to be aware of relevant regulatory and conceptual frameworks. First published on Thu, 11 Feb 2016
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Protests rage on in Venezuela as teen shot by police is buried
Anti-government protesters in the western Venezuelan city of Maracaibo burn a truck. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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 years, Reuters has ma
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1 Developing reading skills

John Clarke and course team member Ross Fergusson, look at developing reading skills in the context of Social Science resources, with suggestions on how to read such materials critically and effectively. The material is primarily an audio file, 11 minutes in length and recorded in 1998.

Participants in the audio programme were:

  • John Clarke Professor of Social Policy at The Open University;

  • Ross Ferguson Social Scie
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Itse1359-1080pb-Preview-02-Lists Part 1
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4.9 Further particulars, application forms and dealing with paperwork

One way of offering more information than can be put into an advertisement is to send further particulars to people who respond. These could explain, for example, current and future developments within the organisation. If your organisation already has a standard application form, you will almost certainly use that. Otherwise, you could ask applicants to write a letter of application, possibly accompanied by a CV. It is also useful to ask for details of referees at this stage, but bear in min
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SKYPE - How to install Skype
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- What is Skype
- How to Download and install Skype
- How to Sign in

Skype is a free software/program that can be downloaded from the skype web page. This video tutorial walk through how to download and install the program.  (8:16)

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The Preposition Dance
The Singing Schoolhouse and Obie Leff performing the Preposition Dance.
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Elektrische energieopslag : Een kijk naar de toekomst
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In deze cursus een overzicht van de huidige soorten batterijen en wat in de toekomst de mogelijke uitbreidingen kunnen zijn voor wat betreft elektrische energieopslag.


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UN to help refugees leave Yarmouk camp as fighting intensifies
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) visits Palestinian refugees who have fled fighting in Yarmouk camp and says the agency will assist people wishing to leave. Nathan Frandino reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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,
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