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Inside the International Criminal Court
What is the role of the International Criminal Court (ICC)? How will the ICC develop in the 21st century? The ICC was created in 2002 as a permanent tribunal to prosecute individuals for crimes against humanity, war crimes, genocide and crimes of aggression. This collection of five videos looks at the history and structure of the International Criminal Court and asks what the future holds for international justice and cooperation between states to bring criminals to account. This material forms
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1.2.1 Death and Tolstoy

Inevitably, the way in which people deal with death, whether by denial or by the construction of a complex system of beliefs and myths, leads to questions about the meaning of life. For Julia Neuberger this is the lesson of death. ‘It is nothing to fear of itself, but it concentrates the mind powerfully in examining what it is we mean by life’ (Neuberger and White, 1991, p. 13).

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6.1 Introduction

Although clearly related, the concepts of illness and disease are distinct. People have illness and physicians diagnose and treat disease. Disease is an objective term which implies a malfunctioning of the body or part of the body. Disease is pathological and is diagnosed on the basis of recognisable signs and symptoms. Illness is the subjective experience of pain, discomfort or disorder. Although it is mostly safe to say that illness is the subjective experience of disease, it is possible to
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Enhancing oral skills
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2010. Enhancing Oral Skills (EOS) is a project aimed to provide French beginners with listening activities available on the University of Nottingham (Ningbo campus) platform WebCT (Virtual Self-Access Centre) for their self-study at the very first stage of their learning. The activities have been created taking into account the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEF
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9.5 Tables

Using a table or just a set of columns can help you to analyse information and ideas. You can vary the number of columns and rows as needed. The following activity provides an opportunity for you to summarise information in a table.

Activity 7: Completing a table


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Cancer Science App for iOS
'Keep up to date with developments in the field of oncology even faster, with complete issues available in the new app. Enjoy a new level of personalized browsing and reading with:▶Readable, print-like experience enhanced with dynamic figures, tables, and references▶Rapid access to breaking research: Early View articles updated as they publish▶Adjustable text and table sizing with “pinch and zoom”▶Download articles and issues for offline perusal▶Email and social media shari
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1.2.7 Margaret

Margaret was in her thirties when she learnt she had breast cancer. Some three years later, after the removal of the affected breast, she was leading a very busy life working full-time at the Open University, studying part-time for an OU degree and running a family. Fitness activities such as jogging and various sports had become very important in her life. She was also very involved in cancer research fundraising activities. She described the impact of her brush with death in this way:


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Acknowledgements

iSpot is provided by The Open University as part of OPAL, which is funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund.

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5.4 Devolution in Northern Ireland: a particular case

Devolution in Northern Ireland has been an integral part of the post-1994 peace process, which aims to share power between the two divergent communities, the Unionist-Protestant majority and the Republican-Catholic minority. All-party talks, chaired by the former US Senator George Mitchell, followed the 1997 renewal of a paramilitary ceasefire. The decommissioning of arms by paramilitary groups was made a condition of the talks, but no specific date for its accomplishment was ever given. Thi
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3.1 Introduction to SNG and ENG microwave

Taylor's paper, From Newsreels To Real News, provided a historical overview of newsgathering up to the time the paper was written in 1995. It provides a good background but is out of date as I write this in 2005 (ten years is a very long time in the recent history of ICT). Taylor wrote an updating paper, Real News Meets IT. I shall be drawing on Real News Meets IT in later sections of this course. In this section, I have reproduced an extract from a book (Higgins, 2004) w
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Sistema Judicial Español (2012)
La asignatura es la primera de las dedicadas específicamente al estudio del Derecho Procesal en el Grado en Derecho. Proporciona conocimientos básicos acerca de los tres conceptos fundamentales del Derecho Procesal (jurisdicción, acción y proceso).
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5.4 A brief history of scientific revolutions

We now go on to look at the history and traditions of scientific discovery. As an early years practitioner, you will find this survey useful in helping you to challenge the prevailing perception of science as ‘absolute truth’.

What we call science was once regarded as ‘magic’, ‘alchemy’ or ‘conjuring’. Such knowledge was viewed as ‘black magic’ and feared as a satanic art (Woolley, 2002). In part this may have been because, in the Middle Ages, scientific ideas were e
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Long Vowels Song – Learn to Read – Learning Upgrade
From the Reading Upgrade course.  (01:55)
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La vida de Cristóbal Colón en 3 minutos
Poco se sabe de la vida personal de Cristóbal Colón, sobre todo de
cuáles fueron sus orígenes. Sin embargo, su visión a la hora de navegar y su lucha por descubrir nuevas tierras le llevaron a convertirse en uno de los personajes más destacados de la historia de todos los tiempos. (02:58)

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Horseshoe Crab--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of Horseshoe Crabs. Despite their common name, horseshoe crabs are not crabs but are related to arachnids (spiders, scorpions, ticks and mites), and are the closest living relatives of the now extinct trilobites. Horseshoe crabs have three main parts to the body: the head region, known as the ‘prosoma’, the abdominal region or ‘opisthosoma’ and the spine-like tail or ‘telson. This is a great resource
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2.5 From phoneme to sentence structure: the syntactic problem

In the vervet monkey system, calls stand by themselves. Thus there is no syntax. Syntax can be thought of as working like road traffic rules do. It doesn't much matter which side of the road you drive on, as long as there is some clear convention. Similarly in (13), it is necessary to understand the difference between (13a) and (13b) without ambiguity, by having some rule or other about which noun phrase comes first. England may differ from most of the rest of the world in terms of the side o
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4.3 Summary of Part C

After studying Part C you should be able to:

  • explain the problems associated with formulating rules;

  • identify whether a rule is too specific;

  • identify whether a rule is too general;

  • identify solutions to a problem of rule formulation.


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Arduino : Dataopslag met SD-kaartje
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Eenvoudige handleiding om Arduino gegevens te laten wegschrijven naar een SD-kaartje.


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Ed Pletner Applies Alertness, Discovery, and Capabilities-Based Strategy to Start, Manage, and Grow

Alertness, Discovery and Resource-Based Strategy. Ed Pletner talks with Hunter Hastings about applying these economic concepts to start, grow, and manage a thriving and highly differentiated business.

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Entrepreneurial theory in Austrian Economics employs several terms to describe the entrepreneurial process and the exercise of entrepreneurial skills. 

  • Alertness refers to the ability of some entrepreneurs to identify, and qui
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