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Business for Boys and Female Disadvantage: how male dominance hijacked the hierarchy
Professor Nigel Nicholson argues that women are disadvantaged by the persistence of organisational forms and competitive promotion systems designed by men so that they can play games of dominance hierarchy games, pretending they are meritocracies.
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6.096 Algorithms for Computational Biology (MIT)
This course is offered to undergraduates and addresses several algorithmic challenges in computational biology. The principles of algorithmic design for biological datasets are studied and existing algorithms analyzed for application to real datasets. Topics covered include: biological sequence analysis, gene identification, regulatory motif discovery, genome assembly, genome duplication and rearrangements, evolutionary theory, clustering algorithms, and scale-free networks.
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22.103 Microscopic Theory of Transport (MIT)
Transport is among the most fundamental and widely studied phenomena in science and engineering. This subject will lay out the essential concepts and current understanding, with emphasis on the molecular view, that cut across all disciplinary boundaries. (Suitable for all students in research.) Broad perspectives of transport phenomena From theory and models to computations and simulations Micro/macro coupling Current research insights
Author(s): Yip, Sidney

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17.872 Quantitative Research in Political Science and Public Policy (MIT)
This course provides students with a rigorous introduction to Statistics for Political Science. Topics include basic mathematical tools used in social science modeling and statistics, probability theory, theory of estimation and inference, and statistical methods, especially differences of means and regression. The course is often taken by students outside of political science, especially those in business, urban studies, and various fields of public policy, such as public health. Examples draw
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14.01 Principles of Microeconomics (MIT)
This introductory course teaches the fundamentals of microeconomics. Topics include consumer theory, producer theory, the behavior of firms, market equilibrium, monopoly, and the role of the government in the economy. 14.01 is a Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) elective and is offered both terms. This course is a core subject in MIT's undergraduate Energy Studies Minor. This Institute-wide program complements the deep expertise obtained in any major with a broad understanding of the
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Learning outcomes

After studying this unit you should be able to:

  • Knowledge

  • explain the importance of knowing the law for social care and social work professionals;

  • demonstrate that you understand that social work decision-making must be set within a legal as well as an agency context;

  • outline how the law relates to social work issues;

  • demonstrate that you understand the centrality of the ideas of welfare and rights to social wo
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6.2 Concepts of Illness

Sontag (1979) wrote about the metaphors we use to describe illness. Metaphors are ways of speaking about something as if it were something else which is imaginatively but not literally applicable, for instance calling a new moon a sickle. Sontag was mainly concerned with life-threatening illnesses such as cancer and AIDS, and how the metaphors we use can serve to stigmatise the sufferers, for instance referring to AIDS as a gay plague. But people use metaphors to explain illness to themselves
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MSUToday: MSU Baja Team
See how MSU's Baja Team combines engineering and "mud whomping;"
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1 Exercise prescription fundamentals

You are probably already familiar with the term prescription in a medical context (i.e. a doctor might prescribe a medication). Exercise prescription is the term used to describe the exercise programme that an instructor gives to a participant (i.e. the exercise they prescribe). When prescribing aerobic exercise there are two key areas to consider – the principles of training and ‘FITT’ (frequency, intensity, time and type of exercise). We will look at each of these
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Psychologising Jekyll, Demonising Hyde: The Strange Case of Criminal Responsibility - Professor Nico
Professor Nicola Lacey, Professor of Criminal Law and Legal Theory at the London School of Economics
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Fiscal Consolidations Make Crises Worse
Post-crisis fiscal consolidations can have persistent and permanent effects on growth. More aggressive fiscal and monetary policy is needed, not less.
Author(s): Antonio Fatas, INSEAD Professor of Economics

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The week ahead: The Davos bubble
A presidential contender in Haiti says he won't campaign until transparency improves, Vietnam's party congress elects a new party chief; and the great and the good gather in Davos
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Life - The world's largest gathering of fruit bats - BBC One
Hundreds of thousands of straw-colored bats fill the sky as they fly over the forests of Congo.  This video explains that 10 million of these bats end up in one place in Zambia.  (01:38)
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The medieval in the modern
In our final episode we examine the impact that the Islamic tradition had on neighbouring cultures and the modern theory and practice of medicine.
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{Suresh 674} Nice sentences – present tense
{Suresh 674} Nice sentences – Present tense ================================================= अच्छे वाक्य (Acchey vaaky) -वर्तमान काल (Vartmaan kaal) Purpose: Pick up some nice Hindi words for learning from the following sentences. पराजय […]

The Golden Ratio - Khan Academy
Salman Khan offers an introduction to one of the most amazing ideas/numbers in mathematics. (14:42)
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I1-1Past Tense: How were your Holidays? Como pasaste los dias Festivos?
Practice using the preterit tense. Aprende como traducir la frase "I spent" al espanol.
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I. Glenn Cohen: Patients with Passports || Radcliffe Institute
As one of the world's leading experts on the intersection of bioethics and the law, I. Glenn Cohen spent a year as a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University writing Patients with Passports: Medical Tourism, Law, and Ethics (under contract with Oxford University Press), the first comprehensive analysis of the legal and ethical issues raised by medical tourism. Cohen is a professor at Harvard Law School, where he is also a codirector of the Petrie-Flom Center fo
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Workshop 1: Behind the Design
With Philip Sadler, Ed.D. Young children are natural designers and builders, but if their interest is not fostered, it may wane as they move through the grades. This workshop focuses on the use of simple design prototypes that children are asked to improve upon in order to meet a particular challenge. You will see these design challenges in action in middle sch
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College of Education Research Skills Handbook
This handbook will guide you through the process of gathering information and will provide you with resources to help improve your writing.
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