Oxford University Calendar

Author: University of Oxford
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How To Succeed As A Scientist

Author: Barbara J. Gabrys
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139504282
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This unique, practical guide for postdoctoral researchers and graduate students explains how to build and perfect the necessary research tools and working skills to build a career in academia and beyond. It is based on successful training workshops run by the authors: first, it describes the tools needed for independent research, from writing papers to applying for academic jobs; it then introduces skills to thrive in a new job, including managing and interacting with others, designing a taught course and giving a good lecture; and it concludes with a section on managing your career, from how to manage stress to understanding the higher education system. Packed with helpful features encouraging readers to apply the theory to their individual situation, the book is also illustrated throughout with real-world case studies to enable readers to learn from others' experience. It is a vital handbook for everyone seeking to make a successful scientific career.

The Love Of Strangers

Author: Nile Green
Editor: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691168326
File Size: 56,87 MB
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In July 1815, six Iranian students arrived in London under the escort of their chaperone, Captain Joseph D'Arcy. Their mission was to master the modern sciences behind the rapid rise of Europe. Over the next four years, they lived both the low life and high life of Regency London, from being down and out after their abandonment by D’Arcy to charming their way into society and landing on the gossip pages. The Love of Strangers tells the story of their search for love and learning in Jane Austen’s England. Drawing on the Persian diary of the student Mirza Salih and the letters of his companions, Nile Green vividly describes how these adaptable Muslim migrants learned to enjoy the opera and take the waters at Bath. But there was more than frivolity to their student years in London. Burdened with acquiring the technology to defend Iran against Russia, they talked their way into the observatories, hospitals, and steam-powered factories that placed England at the forefront of the scientific revolution. All the while, Salih dreamed of becoming the first Muslim to study at Oxford. The Love of Strangers chronicles the frustration and fellowship of six young men abroad to open a unique window onto the transformative encounter between an Evangelical England and an Islamic Iran at the dawn of the modern age. This is that rarest of books about the Middle East and the West: a story of friendships.

Undergraduate Guide Two Year Colleges 2011

Author: Peterson's
Editor: Peterson's
ISBN: 0768928354
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Peterson's Two-Year Colleges 2011 includes information on nearly 2,000 accredited two-year undergraduate institutions in the United States and Canada, as well as some international schools. It also includes scores of detailed two-page descriptions written by admissions personnel. College-bound students and their parents can research two-year colleges and universities for information on campus setting, enrollment, majors, expenses, student-faculty ratio, application deadline, and contact information. SELLING POINTS: Helpful articles on what you need to know about two-year colleges: advice on transferring and returning to school for adult students; how to survive standardized tests; what international students need to know about admission to U.S. colleges; and how to manage paying for college State-by-state summary table allows comparison of institutions by a variety of characteristics, including enrollment, application requirements, types of financial aid available, and numbers of sports and majors offered Informative data profiles for nearly 2,000 institutions, listed alphabetically by state (and followed by other countries) with facts and figures on majors, academic programs, student life, standardized tests, financial aid, and applying and contact information Exclusive two-page in-depth descriptions written by college administrators for Peterson's Indexes offering valuable information on associate degree programs at two-year colleges and four-year colleges-easy to search alphabetically

Terrorism 2008 2012

Author: Edward Mickolus
Editor: McFarland
ISBN: 0786477636
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This is the latest volume in the decades-long series of comprehensive chronologies of terrorist attacks Edward Mickolus has written since 1980. It includes coverage of every international terrorist attack covered in public literature--including newspapers, news magazines, radio, television, websites, and other media--during the five years 2008 to 2012, plus updates on events that occurred before that period. The book notes trends in suicide bombings, violence against Western and local hostages, letter bombs, food tampering, major assassination, and other attacks by terrorists of all stripes. Changes in security measures around the world are also included, as are the key players in each event, ranging from terrorists to victims to individuals trying to ensure against the next attack.

The Oxford Handbook Of Group Counseling

Author: Robert K. Conyne
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195394453
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The Oxford Handbook of Group Counseling contains the most current and comprehensive information about group counseling, edited and authored by esteemed scholars and leaders in the field. Contents cover group counseling's context, key change processes, research, leadership, applications, and future directions. This source will become a classic reference and training tool.

The Oxford Handbook Of Stress Health And Coping

Author: Susan Folkman
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195375343
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The Oxford Handbook of Stress, Health, and Coping is an essential reference work for students, practitioners, and researchers across the fields of health psychology, medicine, and palliative care. Featuring 22 topic-based chapters -- including two by Folkman -- this volume offers unprecedented coverage of the two primary research topics related to stress and coping: mitigating stress-related harms and sustaining well-being in the face of stress. Both topics are addressed within their relevant contexts, including chronic illness, calamity, bereavement, and social hardship. This handbook is sure to serve as the benchmark publication in this growing field for years to come.

Diffusion Mri

Author: Derek K Jones
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199708703
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Professor Derek Jones, a world authority on diffusion MRI, has assembled most of the world's leading scientists and clinicians developing and applying diffusion MRI to produce an authorship list that reads like a "Who's Who" of the field and an essential resource for those working with diffusion MRI. Destined to be a modern classic, this definitive and richly illustrated work covers all aspects of diffusion MRI from basic theory to clinical application. Oxford Clinical Neuroscience is a comprehensive, cross-searchable collection of resources offering quick and easy access to eleven of Oxford University Press's prestigious neuroscience texts. Joining Oxford Medicine Online these resources offer students, specialists and clinical researchers the best quality content in an easy-to-access format.

Bryn Mawr College Calendar

Author: Bryn Mawr College
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Annual Review Of United Nations Affairs

Author: Sauvant
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ISBN: 9780199856015
File Size: 45,88 MB
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Oxford Dictionary Of Modern Slang

Author: John Ayto
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199232059
File Size: 19,54 MB
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Offering coverage of over 6,000 slang words and expressions from the Cockney 'abaht' to the American term 'zowie', this is the most authoritative dictionary of slang from the 20th and 21st centuries.

College Handbook 2011

Author: The College Board
Editor: College Board
ISBN: 9780874479034
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This is the only guide available that contains objective information on every accredited college in the United States — 2,150 four-year colleges and universities, and 1,650 two-year community colleges and technical schools. With its clearly laid-out entries and more than 40 indexes, the College Handbook 2011 is the fastest, easiest way for students to narrow a college search and compare the schools that they’re interested in. • Targeted information for home-schooled students and students considering community college as an option. • Useful features for black and Hispanic students. • Tables of early decision and wait-list outcomes show information that can’t be found in any other guide. • Comprehensive listings of student services, majors, athletics, on-campus activities and campus computing. • Planning calendar and worksheets help students organize their applications and stay on track. • Purchasers qualify for a $10 discount on The Official SAT Online Course™, the only course offered by the test makers. • Updated annually by a team of editors who verify information with each college — making the College Handbook 2011 the best college reference guide.

Everyday Mathematics Teacher Lession Guide Volume 1 Grade 2

Author: Jean Bell
Editor:
ISBN: 9780076035946
File Size: 59,87 MB
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The core of the Everyday Mathematics program, for Grades 1-6, the Teacher's Lesson Guide provides teachers with easy-to-follow lessons organized by instructional unit, as well as built-in mathematical content support. Lessons include planning and assessment tips as well as multilevel differentiation strategies to support all learners.

Medical School Admission Requirements Msar 2010 2011

Author: Association of American Medical Colleges
Editor: Assn of Amer Medical Colleges
ISBN: 9781577540779
File Size: 28,56 MB
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The Oxford Handbook Of Chinese Psychology

Author: Michael Harris Bond
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 019954185X
File Size: 14,44 MB
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The Oxford Handbook of Chinese psychology is the first book of its kind - a comprehensive and commanding review of Chinese psychology, covering areas of human functioning with unparalleled sophistication and complexity. In 42 chapters, leading authorities cite and integrate both English and Chinese-language research in topic areas ranging from the socialization of children, mathematics achievement, emotion, bilingualism and Chinese styles of thinking to Chineseidentity, personal relationships, leadership processes and psychopathology. With all chapters accessibly written by the leading researchers in their respective fields, the reader of this volume will learn how and why China has developed in the way it has, and how it is likely to develop. In addition,the book shows how a better understanding of a culture so different to our own can tell us so much about our own culture and sense of identity.

Oxford American Handbook Of Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Author: Lyn Weiss
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199709998
File Size: 80,84 MB
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Written by leading American practitioners, the Oxford American Handbooks of Medicine each offer a pocket-sized overview of an entire specialty, featuring instant access to guidance on the conditions that are most likely to be encountered. Precise and prescriptive, the handbooks offer up-to-date advice on examination, investigations, common procedures, and in-patient care. These books will be invaluable resources for residents and students, as well as a useful reference for practitioners. The Oxford American Handbook of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is the essential ready reference guide to the study and practice of physiatry. The full range of the specialty is covered from managing specific symptoms, injuries and disorders to pediatrics, assistive technology and the psychological and social issues associated with disability. Concisely written and generously illustrated with figures, diagrams and summary tables this is a must-have resource for any clinician in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Why choose the Oxford American Handbook of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation? The design.... The Handbook uses a unique flexicover design that's durable and practical. Compact, light, and fits in your pocket! Also has quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers. The interior layout.... The Handbook is a quick reference in a small, innovative package. With one to two topics per page, it provides easy access and the emergency sections are in red to stand out. Icons throughout aid quick reference. The information.... The Handbook succinctly covers all the essential topics in a one or two-page spread format with colored headings that break up the text and provide a logical structure for readers of all levels. Common clinical questions are answered clearly and extensively. The history.... Oxford University Press is known around the world for excellence, tradition, and innovation. These handbooks are among the best selling in the world. The price.... You get an extremely useful tool at a great value!

The Oxford Companion To Theatre And Performance

Author: Dennis Kennedy
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199574197
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Ranging from ancient Greek tragedies to the latest developments in London, Paris, New York, and around the globe, The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance provides an all-embracing approach that encompasses drama and musical, opera and film, dance and radio, and non-dramatic performances including circuses, carnivals, and parades. Based on the celebrated two-volume Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance, this compact, affordable Companion features more than 2,000 up-to-date entries, covering styles and movements, buildings, organizations, regions, and traditions--with a particularly strong focus on biographies of actors, playwrights, directors, designers, and critics. Editor Dennis Kennedy has significantly updated the timeline of historical and cultural events in the world of theatre and performance, and he has added an appendix of useful weblinks, which are supported and accessible through a companion website. Finally, the book includes many new entries that cover the people and companies who have come into prominence since the publication of the Encyclopedia.

Oxford Handbook Of Positive Psychology And Work

Author: P. Alex Linley
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0195335449
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This volume examines what positive psychology offers to our understanding of key issues in working life today. The chapters focus on such topics as strengths, leadership, human resource management, employee engagement, communications, well-being, and work-life balance.

Animal Rights

Author: Paul Waldau
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199753062
File Size: 38,78 MB
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In this compelling volume in the What Everyone Needs to Know? series, Paul Waldau expertly navigates the many heated debates surrounding the complex and controversial animal rights movement. Organized around a series of probing questions, this timely resource offers the most complete, even-handed survey of the animal rights movement available. The book covers the full spectrum of issues, beginning with a clear, highly instructive definition of animal rights. Waldau looks at the different concerns surrounding companion animals, wild animals, research animals, work animals, and animals used for food, provides a no-nonsense assessment of the treatment of animals, and addresses the philosophical and legal arguments that form the basis of animal rights. Along the way, readers will gain insight into the history of animal protection-as well as the political and social realities facing animals today-and become familiar with a range of hot-button topics, from animal cognition and autonomy, to attempts to balance animal cruelty versus utility. Chronicled here are many key figures and organizations responsible for moving the animal rights movement forward, as well as legislation and public policy that have been carried out around the world in the name of animal rights and animal protection. The final chapter of this indispensable volume looks ahead to the future of animal rights, and delivers an animal protection mandate for citizens, scientists, governments, and other stakeholders. With its multidisciplinary, non-ideological focus and all-inclusive coverage, Animal Rights represents the definitive survey of the animal rights movement-one that will engage every reader and student of animal rights, animal law, and environmental ethics. What Everyone Needs to Know? is a registered trademark of Oxford University Press.

The Ottoman Age Of Exploration

Author: Giancarlo Casale
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199798797
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In 1517, the Ottoman Sultan Selim "the Grim" conquered Egypt and brought his empire for the first time in history into direct contact with the trading world of the Indian Ocean. During the decades that followed, the Ottomans became progressively more engaged in the affairs of this vast and previously unfamiliar region, eventually to the point of launching a systematic ideological, military and commercial challenge to the Portuguese Empire, their main rival for control of the lucrative trade routes of maritime Asia. The Ottoman Age of Exploration is the first comprehensive historical account of this century-long struggle for global dominance, a struggle that raged from the shores of the Mediterranean to the Straits of Malacca, and from the interior of Africa to the steppes of Central Asia. Based on extensive research in the archives of Turkey and Portugal, as well as materials written on three continents and in a half dozen languages, it presents an unprecedented picture of the global reach of the Ottoman state during the sixteenth century. It does so through a dramatic recounting of the lives of sultans and viziers, spies, corsairs, soldiers-of-fortune, and women from the imperial harem. Challenging traditional narratives of Western dominance, it argues that the Ottomans were not only active participants in the Age of Exploration, but ultimately bested the Portuguese in the game of global politics by using sea power, dynastic prestige, and commercial savoir faire to create their own imperial dominion throughout the Indian Ocean.