Terry Hodgkinson Inaugural Lecture
Terry has led the Regional Development Agency, Yorkshire Forward, as its Chair for seven years, overseeing the Agency in growing the economy of the Yorkshire and Humber region. He was honoured in the Queenâ€™s Birthday Honours 2010 with the award of a CBE for services to business and regeneration and was recently appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant for West Yorkshire. He has recently launched his new business, entitled â€˜Inspiration for Industry Education and Regenerationâ€™. He holds a Visiting P
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Israeli ambassador to U.S. says Iron Dome is preventing escalation
Ron Dermer, the Israeli ambassador to the U.S., says if it wasn't for the Iron Dome missile defense system, there would be a need for more forceful action against Hamas. 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 busi
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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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Before you go any further, you might want to practise doing some divisions in your head using basic multiplications of numbers up to 10. For example if you know:

• 8 multiplied by 6 is 48

then you also know:

• 48 divided by 6 is 8

To practise, go to one of the following websites:

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1 The frequency diagram below shows the numbers of people in different age groups in a sample of the UK population.

• (a) What is the width of each age group?

• (b) Which age group conta
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A number of responses to the commentary were published in the letters pages ofNature, almost all of which objected to the article. For our purposes, a particularly interesting response came from Peter Kearns and Paul Mayers, two scientists associated with the OECD:

Substantial equivalence is not a substitute for a safety assessment. It is a guiding principle which is a useful tool for regulatory scientists engag
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Eco-friendly ATMs make good cents, says manufacturer
Aug. 14 - A Brazilian firm has developed eco-friendly ATM booths crafted from recycled materials and a solar panel that helps lower energy usage. The company says its green ATMs are at the forefront of modern, environmentally responsible design. Tara Cleary reports.
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Duke Medicine Profiles: James E. Tcheng, MD
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The project brief will identify the goals of the project and may express some of these as key objectives. At an early stage of planning you will need to identify all of the project objectives and the deliverables that are implied or required from each objective.

Each objective will identify a clear outcome. The outcome is the deliverable. In some cases, the outcome will be some sort of change achieved and in other cases it will be the production of something new. In either case, the pro
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Parents of Mexico missing students lead rally
Parents of 43 students who have gone missing in Mexico lead rallies demanding the government bring back their children alive. Yiming Woo 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, financial, national, and international news. For over
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An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the County of Northamptonshire, Volume 1 - Archaeologica
The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the archaeological remains of the north east of Northamptonshire. Divided into parishes, this inventory covers remains from the prehistoric period through to post-medieval settlements and earthworks. There is an appendix on Roman roads.
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Alec Hathaway explains "Lebbeus Woods, Architect," and what he has planned in the future at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum. To read more, go to http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2013/lebbeus-woods-architect-comes-to-broad-art-museum/
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Airfields: a phenomenon of the 20th century
Author and archaeologist Bob Clarke charts the progress of aviation through airfields and asks why some stations are located where they are.
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Learn French - Les Verbes, Part 5
While the instructor speaks the verb, an image and the French word appear on the screen, For beginning French learners of all ages.
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Henry Kissingerâ€™s idealism: The Economist asks: Niall Ferguson
The historian and author of â€œKissinger: Volume 1: The Idealist 1923-1968â€œ takes a new look at the controversial national security advisor and secretary of state
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It is clear from the account of Jim and Marianne's lives that they need some help. But do they deserve help? Some of our course testers had very strong reactions to the inclusion of drug users in a course about health and social care. Here is one typical response:

I am not sure that Jim and Marianne and people like them deserve this sort of attention. Their problems were self-inflicted. It must have cost someone (w
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Amy's Choice: How an Online Match Results in Danger
Hear the true story of a 15-year-old girl who left home to meet in person with a man she first "met" online. This 3:50 minute shows how strangers operate to manipulate people. A must watch for students.
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In our society we tend to expect not to have to face the likelihood of death until our 70s at least, but one group of people who are having to face the prospect of death at a relatively young age are those diagnosed as HIV-positive. Controversy surrounds the issue of whether those at risk of contracting the virus should have the blood test which might give them that death sentence. At the time of writing there is no clear evidence that any treatment can improve the prognosis, even if taken at
Author(s): The Open University