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    Tutorful posted a link on 6 March 2018 - 3:43pm.

    History Lovers: Awesome Websites and Resources To Cure Your Boredom

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    Vince Bloomfield posted a note on 20 January 2012 - 9:05pm.

    History of Tai Chi

    The term Tai Chi Chu’uan translates as "supreme ultimate fist".
    The concept of the Tai Chi appears in both Taoist and Confucian Chinese philosophy, where it represents the fusion of Yin and Yang into a single Ultimate, represented by the Yin / Yang symbol also known as taijitu. Thus, tai chi theory and practice evolved in agreement with many Chinese philosophical principles, including those of Taoism and Confucianism.

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    Rob Archer at Bl... posted a link on 28 August 2010 - 3:19pm.

    Career Change Blog

    This is my blog.

    I write about career change and in particular the psychology of career change.

    It's a mix of free resources, articles and observations from my work helping people to get unstuck from career paralysis, and moving forward in a meaningful direction.

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    Christopher Bonfield posted a Document on 16 April 2010 - 12:12pm.

    Bibliography for Medical History

    This is a very extensive bibliography, which is given to students at UEA. It is divided into two parts, the first providing general background reading.

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    Christopher Bonfield posted a link on 16 April 2010 - 12:07pm.

    The Halls, Norwich

    Written by myself, this website is designed to guide you through the medieval and later history of St Andrew's and Blackfriars' Halls, Norwich. The Halls were built over 600 years ago, and today they represent the most complete English friary church and convent buildings to survive intact from the medieval period. Come and explore this landmark for yourself, and learn more about its fascinating history.

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    Christopher Bonfield posted a link on 16 April 2010 - 12:04pm.

    The Great Hospital, Norwich

    An Arts and Humanities Research Council funded website. It provides an overview of the Great Hospital, Norwich. Founded in 1249, the hospital is one of England's oldest surviving medieval hospital. The website is a teaching resource for Edexcel's GCSE, 'Medicine Through Time'.

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    Rob Archer at Bl... posted a link on 12 April 2010 - 11:35am.

    Career Paralysis - 5 reasons why your brain struggles with career decision making (and how psychology can help)

    Why do so many people struggle to work out what career to choose?

    Occupational psychologist Rob Archer argues that it's because the brain isn't set up to make modern day career decisions.

    He sets out 5 ways in which we struggle - but then outlines how you can counter these cognitive biases and identify the career that's best for you.

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    Christine Lewis posted a link on 21 March 2010 - 11:49am.

    NLN Materials

    The NLN Materials are small, flexible 'bite-sized' episodes of learning. They are not whole courses but are designed to support a wide range of subject and topic areas. They have been funded by the LSC and are available free to all authorised organisations in the post-16 sector.

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    Dr Gary Wood posted a link on 6 March 2010 - 12:41am.

    PsyCentral

    PsyCentral Blog with Psychologist, Coach, Author & Broadcaster Dr Gary Wood - offering a psychological perspective on human social life including current affairs; hug, gender & relationships plus learning, development and coaching insights and tips. . . the odd acerbic comment and the occasional rant.

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    Dr Gary Wood posted a link on 6 March 2010 - 12:41am.

    PsyCentral

    PsyCentral Blog with Psychologist, Coach, Author & Broadcaster Dr Gary Wood - offering a psychological perspective on human social life including current affairs; hug, gender & relationships plus learning, development and coaching insights and tips. . . the odd acerbic comment and the occasional rant.

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    Ceci Glusman posted a link on 18 November 2009 - 11:50am.

    Creativity Workshop

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    Nick Thomas posted a note on 23 September 2009 - 4:46pm.

    Indigenous Perspectives Conference

    One of Britain's leading adventurers, Benedict Allen, is to open the Indigenous Perspectives Conference on Monday 12th October. Allen is the author of 11 books, but is probably best known for his TV programmes of exploration and endurance. His first-hand experience of indigenous people in jungle, tundra and desert qualifies him to speak with authority and warmth at this one-day conference at the Pierian Centre.

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    Andy Gibson posted a Blog entry on 1 April 2009 - 9:54am.

    G20 announces academic currency

    In an unexpected move, the G20 summit today proposed the introduction of a new currency based on academic qualifications.

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    Claire Medcalf posted a link on 19 January 2009 - 10:22am.

    London's 70 best unsung museums

    'Alongside the V&A, Science, Natural History and British Museums, the capital has a host of smaller, lesser-known collections. Here's our guide to London's best secret museums.'

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    Open Minds posted a note on 6 January 2009 - 1:22pm.

    We are recruiting freelance artists (Sheffield)

    We are recruiting CRB checked freelance artists
    Link: http://www.kidscando.tk
    We are recruiting CRB checked freelance artists who can deliver workshops for after school clubs around Sheffield (starting Feb/March 2009) Please send CVs and details to [email protected]

    Good rates of pay.

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    [video]Paul Miller posted a video on 12 December 2008 - 4:49pm.
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    Us Now

    The trailer for Us Now.

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    Dougald Hine posted a link on 6 November 2008 - 3:16pm.

    Try your hand at transcribing 17th century documents

    Try transcribing a document and get it marked.

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    Hugo Rumens posted a note on 4 November 2008 - 4:41pm.

    US elections

    Today I've been trying to get my head around how the US election tonight works.

    Wikipedia is quite helpful: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_presidential_election

    and I thought this slideshow was very good at explaining things:

    http://www.slideshare.net/acordova/the-us-election-explained-presentation-695681/

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