On Writing: High, Low, and everything in Between [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Simon Schama | Simon Schama's latest book a selection of his writings titled Scribble, Scribble, Scribble, explores, amongst other subjects, Shakespeare, contemporary art, Hurricane Katrina, cheese soufflés, "The Fate of Eloquence in the age of Ozzy Osbourne," Barack Obama and baseball.
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Capitalism: can it ever be moral? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Larry Elliot, Jon Cruddas MP, Professor Chandran Kukathas | Is it possible – or desirable – to reform capitalism so that it behaves better? A panel of speakers discuss the issues raised in Larry Elliot's new book Crisis and Recovery: ethics, economics and justice| (cowritten with Rowan Williams). Larry Elliott is the economics editor of The Guardian. Jon Cruddas is the Member of Parliament for Dagenham and Rainham. Professor Chandran Kukathas holds the chair of Political Theory i
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The Regime Complex for Climate Change [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Robert O Keohane | There is no integrated regime governing efforts to limit climate change. Instead, there is a 'regime complex'… but can this work to resolve climate change? Robert Keohane is professor of international affairs, Princeton University, and the author of After Hegemony.
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Impunity in Cambodia [Audio]
Speaker(s): Brad Adams, Margo Picken, Simon Taylor | Senior leaders of Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge regime of Democratic Kampuchea are now on trial in Cambodia for the crimes committed between 1975 and 1979 when two million people are estimated to have died. Will these trials help to break the impunity that has characterised Cambodia's recent history and which continues today? Brad Adams is executive director of Human Rights Watch's Asia Division and is a general expert on Asia. Simon Taylor is one of
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Are the New Conservatives conservative? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Daniel Finkelstein, Professor Roger Scruton | The newly reinvigorated Tories describe themselves as liberal, progressive, and even radical. But these ideas have long been an anathema to conservative thinkers. Are the new Conservatives really conservative? Daniel Finkelstein is executive editor and chief leader writer at The Times and is an LSE alumnus. Roger Scruton is resident researcher at the American Enterprise Institute and visiting professor in philosophy, Oxford University.
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Peace Vs. Women's Rights in Afghanistan: Compatible or Contradicting Concepts? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Zainab Salbi | The talk will focus on the dichotomy of how peace and women's rights in Afghanistan are currently mutually exclusive. Zainab Salbi will address the issue on whether peace and women's rights go together in Afghanistan - is it possible to have both in this country or do they contradict each other and therefore are not attainable simultaneously? Zainab Salbi is founder and CEO of Women for Women International, a grassroots humanitarian and development organization helping
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8 How to protect yourself against spam
Computer crashes are often the result of viruses, worms or Trojans as unfortunately some internet users want to cause havoc or vandalise your computer. This unit provides a guide to the downsides of living with the Net. Advice on how to deal with these dangers is provided and security issues like spyware and adware are explained. The unit also deals with protecting children online, and provides links to various helpful websites which deal with the problems raised.
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TRACE: 171 Angstrom Wavelength Image Showing MOSS Disc Center
An animation of TRACE imagery in the 171 Angstrom wavelength, showing a MOSS disc center
Author(s): Greg Shirah,Leon Ofman

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e-Bug : Alles over microben
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e-Bug is een gratis, Europees pakket voor leerlingen en leraars over micro-organismen, hygiëne, antibioticagebruik en vaccinaties. Doelgroepen zijn leerlingen van 9-12 jaar en leerlingen van 14-16 jaar.

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5 World tour

This section aims to expand your knowledge of other countries around the globe. It will help you gain an insight into the variety of cultures on our planet.

Activity 18 Continents and their countries in the world

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Social Enterprise Education for Health Care Professionals
This case study outlines a project to embed social enterprise activities in the Faculty of Health inter-professional learning curriculum
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Weather 2 - Quiz
Do you have a nose for the weather?
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Hydrodynamic Instabilities
This is one of the Boulder Summer School 2011 lecture videos. The lecturer is Professor Laurette Tuckerman from ESPCI. You can find the lecture notes on the BSS2011 website under the link of "Lecture Notes": http://boulder.research.yale.edu/Boulder-2011/index.html
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Similarities and differences of predators
There is a diverse range of predators in the natural world. A predator is an organism that lives by preying on another organism for food. Predators are also known as consumers and they eat both plants and animals.
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Jean Potocki, pérégrinations : ouverture du colloque / M.-C. Jaillet, M. Lehmann, K. Joucaviel

Jean Potocki. Pérégrinations : ouverture du colloque. Marie-Christine Jaillet, Michel Lehmann, Kinga Joucaviel. Colloque organisé par la section de slavistique de l'UFR de Langues, Littératures et Civilisations Etrangères de l'Université Toulouse II-Le Mirail dans le cadre de la "Semaine polonaise". Université-Toulouse II-Le Mirail, 14-15 avril 2011.
- Discours de bienvenue par Marie-Christine Jaillet, Vice-présidente du Conseil Scientifique.
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Jean Potocki et la Russie ou L'identité en crise / Remigiusz Forycki

Jean Potocki et la Russie ou L'identité en crise / Remigiusz Forycki. In colloque "Jean Potocki. Pérégrinations", organisé par la section de slavistique de l'UFR de Langues, Littératures et Civilisations Étrangères de l'Université Toulouse II-Le Mirail dans le cadre de la "Semaine polonaise". Toulouse : Université-Toulouse II-Le Mirail, 14-15 avril 2011.
Thématique 2 : A la recherche de l'identité 2, 14 avril 2011.


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Entretien avec Helena Maria Viramontes

Helena Maria Viramontes, écrivaine « chicana » et professeur de l’Université de Cornell (USA) a reçu de nombreuses récompenses pour ses romans et nouvelles (The Moths and Other Stories, Under the Feet of Jesus, Their Dogs Came With Them). Dans cet entretien, elle traite des questions identitaires qui se posent à la population migrante « Latino » qui habite des deux cotés de la frontière entre le Mexique et les Etats-Unis. Elle parle de l’exil, de l’empathie, de l’écologie
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Sick leave
You have been sick for a little while, but are now back to work. Here you will learn if you are at risk of RSI and how you can avoid it. You will write how to avoid falling sick in the future in an email to a girlfriend.
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What’s on Your Ipod?: Using Podcasts as a Learning Aid
This report describes the use of podcasts as a learning aid in the Simulation module (BN3324). This project intends to provide an alternative way of learning for those students which have preference for aural learning.
Author(s): Pavel Albores

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Apple Screen 2
The apple is ripening from the inside. Ripening occurs due to injury or infection by fungi (the signal causes ripening chemicals to be released in the fruit). The fruit becomes soft as it ripens, which accounts for the dents.
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