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Thermal Phenomena and Temperature Behavior of Biological Bodies Project - With the advancement of clinical medicine in thermal disease diagnostics, it is quite important to understand the thermal phenomena and temperature behavior of biological bodies. To understand the concepts is only possible with investigating the temperature distribution in biological tissue. However, the precise thermal analysis of biological tissue is difficult, due to the fact that not only the tissue is heterogeneous and anisotropic, but also the mechanisms maintain body temperature, such as blood flow and metabolic heat generation....   [tags: thermal disease diagnositcs, ] 639 words
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Research Statistics and Psychology - Since the beginning of time research and statistics have exercised a vital role in psychology. In this succinct writing an elaboration of how research and statistics are utilized in psychology is revealed. Furthermore, the how and why of such components are expounded herein and a detailed look at primary and secondary data are exposed. Research, statistics, primary, and secondary data are imperative in psychological analysis. Implementing each of these variants in psychological research may prove beneficial to the researcher when properly appropriated in psychological exploration....   [tags: Psychology]
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Guidelines for Action Research - “Action research is simply a form of self-reflective enquiry undertaken by participants in social situations in order to improve the rationality and justice of their own practices, their understanding of these practices, and the situations in which the practices are carried out”. (Carr and Kemmis 1986: 162). The type of research needed for educational practice can best be characterised as research for social management and/or engineering. But if this is the context, the practise can be changed into the concept of educational management with social and or educational engineering....   [tags: education, social, plan] 1029 words
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Research Design and Methodology - It has been stated that “once you are clear about your research topic, you will be able to choose the most appropriate research strategy and data collection and analysis techniques” (Sanders et al, 2009: 20-21). This applies to the proposed research, as it is the “the logical sequence that connects the empirical data to a study’s initial research questions and, ultimately, to its conclusions” (Yin, 2009). A comprehensive research design includes strategies, choices and takes into account the time horizons....   [tags: data collection and analysis techniques]
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The Human Genome Project - The Human Genome Project The Human Genome Project is a long-term project by international scientist to develop detailed genetic and physical maps of the human genome. Researchers are engaged in locating and identifying all of its genes and establishing the sequence of the genes and all other components of the genome. This monstrous task has the potential to dramatically increase our understanding of human evolution and variation, and perhaps most importantly…human disease. The success of the Human Genome Project also poses potential societal problems....   [tags: Genetics Science Biology Essays]
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The Human Genome Project - The Human Genome Project The Human Genome Project is one of the most widely discussed topics in genetics today. The United States human genome project began in 1990, when the $3 billion dollar project to map 3 billion DNA base pairs was announced.(4) When the initial funding was provided, it was anticipated that the project would require 15 years to complete and the target date for completion was 2005.(8) Recent technological advances have shortened that time period, and it is now estimated that the program will be complete by 2003.(1) The program now has been expanded to an international effort involving research facilities in France, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United Stat...   [tags: Genetics Science Papers]
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The Human Genome Project - The Human Genome Project Begun formally in 1990, the U.S. Human Genome Project is a 13-year effort coordinated by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Institutes of Health. The project originally was planned to last 15 years, but rapid technological advances have accelerated the expected completion date to 2003. Project goals are to * identify all the approximate 30,000 genes in human DNA, * determine the sequences of the 3 billion chemical base pairs that make up human DNA, * store this information in databases, * improve tools for data analysis, * transfer related technologies to the private sector, and * address the ethi...   [tags: Papers] 954 words
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Skills Project--Shyness - INTRODUCTION: All my life I have been shy. Also, all my life I’ve been hearing people say, “She will grow out of it.” I’m 20 years old and the shyness is still here. As a kid you can get by being shy but as an adult, shyness can hold you back in many aspects of your life. DESCRIBING PATTERNS OF BEHAVIOR: After two weeks of recording my behaviors I’ve come to realize in what situations my shyness comes into play most often. There are very few situations that I feel comfortable with myself, allowing me to speak freely....   [tags: essays research papers] 2495 words
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Research Paper on Leukemia - Over one million Americans in the United States are living with or have been diagnosed with leukemia. That’s a big amount of people. I chose to do my research paper on leukemia because two years ago I lost my grandma to the cancer. I wanted to know more about the disease and what was happening to her. I researched the different types, risk factors, symptoms, treatment, and what kind of research is being done to help cure leukemia. Leukemia is a cancer of the blood cells that start in the bone marrow....   [tags: Cancer, Disease, Cells] 649 words
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The Human Genome Project - The Human Genome Project The Human Genome Project is a phenomenal achievement and undertaking for all of humankind. What it is, its goals, history, what it can do to our culture, and even the controversy the project causes is extraordinary, because man has come so close to unlocking a small part of the mystery of life. The Human Genome Project is a project whos ultimate goal is to decode all human genes, and to identify specific traits that make up a person. Many human diseases can be identified by the DNA sequence, along with the physical characteristics of a person....   [tags: Papers] 617 words
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Human Genome Project Essay - Human Genome Project Essay The Human Genome Initiative is a worldwide research effort that has the goal of analyzing the sequence of human DNA and determining the location of all human genes. Begun in 1990, the U.S. Human Genome project was originally planned to last 15 years but now is projected to be complete in 13 years. This project was started to find the 80,000 - 100,000 human genes and to determine the sequence of the 3 - billion chemical bases that make up human DNA. The information generated by the human genome project is expected to be the source book for biomedical fields, including those such as developmental biology and neurobiology, where scientists are just beginning to under...   [tags: Science Genetics Papers]
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Polaris Project - There are many aid projects across the world who claim to help millions of people, but because these aid projects claim to help millions of people, that does not always mean that is the case There are many different aid types, and there can be aid for almost anything an area needs help with. One aid project that not many people know about is called the Polaris Project. After being exposed to a story of six South Korean women being forced to work in a brothel, Katherine Chon and Derek Ellerman were inspired to do something about modern-day slavery (“Katherine Chon and Derek Ellerman: Fighting Human Trafficking" 3)....   [tags: Aid Projects, Human Trafficking]
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The Human Genome Project - The Human Genome Project "Today we are learning the language in which God created life . . . humankind is on the verge of gaining immense new power to heal. Genome science will have a real impact on all our lives, and even more on the lives of our children. It will revolutionise the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of most, if not all, human diseases." - Bill Clinton, June 2002. The Human Genome Project came into existence in the late 1980's as scientist from around the world aimed to map where every human gene is found on our chromosomes....   [tags: Papers] 866 words
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The Human Genome Project - The Human Genome Project “The Human Genome Project (HGP) was the largest biological investigation ever undertaken”[1] which began in 1990 and spanned 13 years. It achieved its goal in 2003 by identifying the sequence of over 3 billion base pairs which constitute the human genome (the complete genetic material of an organism). The project was heralded by the research conducted in 1953 by the scientists Watson and Crick who discovered that DNA existed as a double helical structure (enabling DNA replication), from images of Rosalind Franklin’s DNA X-ray diffraction....   [tags: Papers] 1017 words
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The Sakai Project - During the fall semester of 2009, I set out to understand the managerial process of the open-source software collaboration project Sakai1. This effort became my final project for the course Managing In Information-Intensive Companies, taught by Morten Hansen. Using the framework for understanding the innovation, collaboration, and decision making processes in organizations, I researched the inception of Sakai, it’s early development, and it’s current status. I found that the success of their product at Berkeley (bSpace) was based on the unique collaborative model of Sakai....   [tags: Business Management] 1248 words
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The Manhattan Project - ... Since they both knew about Hitler and his new developments, Fermi and Einstein made sure that Roosevelt knew that Hitler and the others forming the Axis powers, had many nuclear and atomic weapons in hand that could damage the United States. They were in a rush since they didn’t want Hitler to be the first to develop his atomic bomb. J Robert Oppenheimer was also of extreme help during this time by helping out with the atomic bomb. Universities such as Columbia University and the University of Chicago were also put in charge of helping with the Manhattan Project by researching ways to design the atomic bomb....   [tags: world war II history, atomic bomb] 536 words
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Macroecons Research Paper - Research Overview The Airbus model A380 is truly one of the most ambitious projects that were undertaken by the company in recent years, shoring a new benchmark for commercial aviation both for itself and its competitors. The behemoth, for all its size and payload capabilities, boasts an approximate 20% increased efficiency in its fuel to seat ratio in respect to the other aircrafts. This makes the A380 one of the most fuel savings and environment friendly aircrafts of its time, due to decreased fuel combustion, resulting in less carbon dioxide being produced in respect to its size....   [tags: research overview, the Airbus model A380]
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Research Methods - Research Methods 5ed002 Answer the questions below in relation to your identified research area in as much detail as possible with the 1500 word limit What “area” have you chosen as the focus for your level 6 research project. The area the project intends to focus on for the level 6 research project is College/ University students, in which English is their second language. Identify three key texts briefly stating how they are relevant to your research. Using selected literature to support your answer explain why you have decided upon your proposed research questions....   [tags: data collection, literature, language, English]
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Project Management - Project Management Project Management is quickly becoming a field of study and importance in the business world. A search on the Internet of the title “Project Management” yields hundreds or results including forums, training manuals and job openings for related positions. Project Management is a broad term referencing the necessary steps taken by management to ensure a product is feasible before and during implementation. According to Project Management Learning Objectives, the steps to achieve success in this area include: testing and measuring products, evaluating and managing the product cycle, comparing costs and benefits, measuring product worth, economic analysis, product analysis,...   [tags: Careers Employment Essays] 1405 words
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Research Methods - Quantitative and Qualitative are said to be systematic in different design. Both design have to follow a process system that involved defining a principle of research. General speaking, quantitative research is thought to be objective, however qualitative research often involves a subjective element. There are differences designs in qualitative research in comparison to quantitative research. Qualitative research involves words, pictures, or objects; Quantitative involves data in the form of numbers and statistics....   [tags: Quantitative Method, Qualitative Method] 1438 words
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Linguistic research - 1. Introduction: A key tenet of applied linguistic research vis-à-vis second/foreign language acquisition is the modelling of the underlying representations of learners at a particular stage in the process of L2 acquisition and of the developmental constraints that limit L2 production. Interlanguage, i.e. the linguistic system evidenced when a second language learner attempts to express meanings in the language being learned, is a central source of evidence for investigating these mental processes....   [tags: sri lankan, SLA, interlanguages]
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Project Management - Project Management Project management is an essential part of the work environment and its purpose within business, academic backgrounds and research are crucial to the development of solutions and products that enable a company to be successful. The idea of project management is quite simple; a group of people are detached from the company and given a goal to focus their efforts on. The size of the group is entirely dependant on the size of the company. When looking to put together a project management team, there are two key factors that many, if not all, companies take into consideration; the skills that each individual possess in the team and whether these skills can be utilised in such...   [tags: Business and Management Studies] 1475 words
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Action Research - Action research is a journey of self-discovery, in which I learned about myself, my coping strategies, and how to create positive change in reference to a problem in my practice. The problem was addressed by reflecting on my attitudes, values, and beliefs. The journey originated from a multi-faceted question which depicts a change or an improvement that I would like to make in my classroom. By turning the gaze within, this process of research begins with an examination of self as an educator, then students or the classroom situation, and then of what might be done to address the problem....   [tags: Education] 1738 words
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Research Proposal - Statement of Research Proposal My broader research interests lie in the areas of international and comaparative political economy, applied game theory and quanttitative methodology. My current research projects focus on the simultaneous interaction between politics and economy at both the national and the international levels. I am particularly interested in the dynamic relationship between economic liberalization and political survival of authoritarian regimes. I also have a special interest in East Asian politics, particularly Chinese politics....   [tags: International Economy] 1989 words
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Marketing Research - Businesses want information to make decision about their management as well as specify their strategy to survive in market. Managers need to access, develop, analyse and distribute information to help them making decision. Marketing research is the way to gather information in area that link to consumer to figure out what they want to contribute company opportunity in market as well as organization developing because of uncertainly market need. There is several method of marketing research that company can use for improve their products or services....   [tags: Marketing] 801 words
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I-Search Research - Prospectus For my Junior English Research Project. I would look into the different theories of what attracts two people to another. I chose this topic because I just want to know a true, good, and official reason for falling in “ love ”. Love, Well true love is a one in a million chance of happening. So… I hope to find out what the different theories is most affective and accurate. Q: What is love. A: Love is when you have strong deep feelings for someone else and care about that person very much and only want that person to be happy....   [tags: essays research papers] 835 words
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Marketing Research Tools - Marketing Research Tools Business need tools to run properly and affordably. An automobile mechanic needs jacks, compressors, wrenches, and personnel to use the tools efficiently. Each tools has a specific purpose and if used correctly will make a repair quick and easy. Marketing research also uses tools for specific jobs and needs personnel who efficiently can manage the tools to satisfy customers. Marketing research can be broken down into two broad categories: primary research and secondary research....   [tags: Marketing]
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Research Methodology on Natural Language Processing - Research methodology on Natural Language Processing: The main aim of this project is to research on the integration of “Natural Language Processing “ and information systems engineering to enhance query retrieval in natural language processing. Defining a research methodology: The definition of research methodology includes two parts: - Research definition - Methodology Research: It is defined as a thorough and organized query or investigation on a particular theme to revise or determine the facts, theories, applications and so on....   [tags: Language]
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The Process of Research: The Institutional Review Board - Introduction During the process of research, professionals collect data or identifiable private information through intervention or interaction. While this is a vital part of the scientific and medical fields, every precaution must be taken by researchers to protect the participants' rights. Ethics, outlined by the Belmont report; requirements, described by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS); and regulations, laid out by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are verified by an Institutional Review Board (IRB)....   [tags: human rights, minimal risk, ]
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Marketing Research Tools - Marketing Research Tools Most businesses are customer-driven and use marketing as a way to attract both current and potential customers by customizing their marketing mix. The marketing mix consists of the four P’s, which are product, price, place, and promotion. To create a successful marketing mix or even assess a current marketing plan, organizations are able to satisfy the needs of their customers through market research. Market research helps management with important decision-making and can help businesses develop strategies to achieve company objectives....   [tags: Marketing]
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Stem Cell Research - Cells are the basic function of life. Cells are the fundamental unit of all living things, this include animals. Cell is the smallest structure in the human body and has all the properties of being alive. Cells can vary in different shape and sizes. The shape or the size cells are related directly to the function of the cells. (Fremgen & Frucht, 2009, p. 22) The human body has several different types of cells like cell membrane, cytoplasm, and nucleus. Each cell has their job to do in the human body....   [tags: Stem Cells]
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The Pros and Cons of Stem Cell Research - 1.0 Introduction This report aims to investigate the different views held on the pros and cons of development in stem cell research. This report will provide background to the debate, its social significance, parties that are involved and analysis of the arguments related to the topic researched. 2.0 The Issue and background to the debate Those who favour stem cell research are optimistic about the continued developments in stem cell research will open doors to many breakthrough discoveries in biomedical science....   [tags: Embryo, ethics, medicine ]
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Human Genome Project - Human Genome Project The Human Genome Project is an international project basically sponsored by the U.S Government. It started in October 1990 with an aim to sequence the entire human genome. The complete set of information present in the form of the genes in an organism forms its genome. Each human being has 23 pairs of chromosomes having DNA double helix in each. The Human Genome Project is a worldwide research effort with the goal of analyzing the structure of human DNA and determining the location of the estimated 100,000 human genes....   [tags: Papers] 508 words
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The Human Genome Project and Patenting DNA - The Human Genome Project: Patenting DNA The Human Genome Project is a global initiative to map the approximately 100,000 genes present in the genome of humans. Planning for the project was started in 1989 with a proposal submitted by the Office of Technology Assessment and the National Research Council. In 1990, the actual project began under the joint leadership of the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Energy. The goals of the project are as follows: Mapping and sequencing the human genome Mapping and sequencing the genomes of model organisms Data collection and distribution Ethical, legal, and social consideration Research training Technology development Technolo...   [tags: Genetics Science Essays]
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Children's Health Research - The method behind this study was a retrospective, descriptive quantitative research project. It looked at overweight (OW) and obesity (OB) in children six to eleven years of age. The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) from 1999 to 2008 was the database that the statistics for this study were derived from. Protection of Human Rights In the protection of human rights, the institutional review board (IRB) gave approval for this particular study. The sample of children involved in this study assented to and consent was obtained from their guardians through the NHANES staff members....   [tags: obesity, overweight, nutrition]
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Social Health Research - Introduction This study aims at providing insight and documentation into the public’s understanding of cardiovascular disease, the global leading cause of death. Data shows that a large percentage of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is preventable, however, the numbers continue to rise (WHO, 2011). The first part of the report will explain CVD and discuss the related economic burden. Next, relevant literature is reviewed to report on previous studies of the same subject. Finally, the study paradigms and design have been explained....   [tags: Health Care]
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Alzheimer's Disease and Research: Ethical Concerns - Can patients with Alzheimer’s disease participate in clinical research. Theoretically, two radically opposite views regarding this issue can be posited. The first one, which is rather “conservative” could, in principle, argue that because of pervasive cognitive impairments AD patients are vulnerable and not capable of giving informed consent with a similar degree of responsibility as that of healthy individuals. When a surrogate’s decision is required for participation in research, this decision can never be equivalent with the actual patient’s decision, since no one can know exactly what the patient desires....   [tags: Alzheimer's Disease Essays] 1891 words
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Stem Cell Research - As the research teams of the EuroStemCell project teach in their educational short film A Stem Cell Story, there are certain stages of development while in the uterus where most of our cells stop dividing and stabilize into a specific kind of cell. They do not mutate throughout our life. These cells are referred to as specialized cells. Once they are damaged or die they cannot regenerate themselves. There is one kind of cell that never specializes during development. They are called stem cells and they are the only known cells that can renew themselves....   [tags: embryo, embryonic stem cell, ethics]
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Humang Genome Project - Humang Genome Project The Human Genome Project (HGP) is an internationally collaborative venture to identify and mark all the locations of every gene of the human species. The HGP in the United States was started in 1990 and was expected to be a fifteen year effort to map the human genome. There have been a number of technological advances since 1990 that have accelerated the progress of the project to a completion date sometime during the year 2003. The U.S. HGP is composed of the Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Institute of Health (NIH) which hopes to discover 50,000 to 100,000 human genes and make them available for further biological study (1)....   [tags: Science Genetics Technology Papers]
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Costs of Childhood Cancer Treatment and Research - Cancer, one of the most feared words in our vocabulary of this time, especially in childhood (Druker 1). Most people when thinking of “childhood cancer” envision very young children, although a “Nation Institute of Health Policy concerning inclusion of children in clinical research defines children as being younger than twenty-one years of age while the Food and Drug Administration considers children to be fifteen years and younger” (Ries 158). That being said, most cancers incidence peak among children occurs during the first year of life (Gurney 149)....   [tags: Health, Diseases, Cancer] 2220 words
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Ethics, Business, and the Human Genome Project - Ethics, Business, and the Human Genome Project The Human Genome Project began in 1990, as part of a collaborative movement by the scientific community to better understand our own genetic makeup. The U.S Department of Energy and the National Institutes of Health coordinate this original 15-year plan, which are parts of the National Human Genome Research Institute. The major goals cited by these institutes is as follows: Identify all the estimated 100,000 genes in the human genome. Map the three billion chemical bases that make up human DNA....   [tags: Genetics DNA Genes Science Essays]
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Starbucks' Market Research Implementation Plan - Market Research Implementation Plan Former Starbucks Executive Scott Bedbury once said “Brands need to communicate that they are along for the ride. They are made of flesh and emotion. That they are made possible by people” (10 Quotes from Starbucks Executives, 2010, para. 6). Starbucks’ beliefs in customer service, community solitude, and a strong business core stretch far behind just a belief in a quality caffeinated product. “We make sure everything we do honors that connection – from our commitment to the highest quality coffee in the world, to the way we engage with our customers and communities to do business responsibly” (About Us, 2011, para....   [tags: Marketing]
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Market Research Tools: Apple, Inc. - Marketing Research Tools Before the launch of Apple’s new LED 1080 HD Television the company will decide what tools are most efficient for its marketing research process. Apple will compare and contrast the chosen methods and analyze the applicability of each. Once Apple determines the best marketing research process Apple can move forward with its marketing strategy. Objectives of Research Market research can help a company like Apple excel by providing help with factors such as advertising, marketing, pricing, market trends, customers, competition among others....   [tags: Business Administration]
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What Temporal Analysis of Contribution Pattern says about Stability of Software Maintenance - ... We measure contribution as activities reported in ITS. Thus, we have no way to measure activities that are not recorded in ITS, or activities that are performed between two reported activities in ITS. Also since we do not consider multiple software repositories that maintains a project we may miss some participation activities for analysis. So the framework present in this study may not measure contribution accurately. However, assuming that the missing records are uniformly distributed throughout the project, this study provides a fair estimation of the trends which otherwise go unnoticed....   [tags: google, analysis, project] 531 words
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Research Plan on Palm Oil Destruction - ... Furthermore, when we buy products that contain palm oil in them we contribute to the cutting down of trees to allow a vast majority of Palm Oil to grow. “Palm oil imports to the U.S. have jumped to 485% in the last decade”(Rainforest Action Network), meaning more palm oil has to be made to supply the demand of the people. I planned to reach my goal by keeping in mind the specifications I had set out to achieve. I focused on one topic the whole time which was Environmental harm that Palm Oil was causing....   [tags: environment, orangutans, sources] 1245 words
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The Crucilbe: Theater Project. Includes Directorial, Set, Sound, And C - I chose Arthur Miller’s The Crucible because of the plot’s dark history and suspense. Also because of the play’s reflection of McCarthyism. The so called “witch-hunts” for communist brought on by Senator Joseph. The play is set in Salem, Massachusetts, 1692, where suspicions of witchcraft were floating around the town air. Act 1 starts out in early spring and ends in Act 4 when it is late fall. The play opens with Betty Parris sick in bed, and Reverend Parris tending to her, and wondering what made her so sick....   [tags: essays research papers] 1742 words
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Statistical Analysis of Daytime Sleepiness and Educational Level - Despite convictions about the significance of sleep amounts necessary for health and typical development, there are no momentous principles related to the physiology of rest (National Center on Sleep Disorders Research, 2011). The National Institutes of Health (NIH) does demonstrate that sufficient rest is fundamental for sound working and survival, however the definition of “sufficient rest” differs from person to person. Inadequate rest and suboptimal sleep practices are commonplace, particularly in the very young and as individuals increase in age....   [tags: A Statistical Analysis Project]
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As Performance Studies Cross Arts Project - As Performance Studies Cross Arts Project In small groups we were given a choice of stimuli such as poems, pictures and ideas. Our group chose the idea of ‘chaos and order’ as our stimulus because we thought that there would be many ideas to develop from this. We spent a lot of time discussing the idea of ‘order and chaos’ - they are opposites - there is never a situation where both occur at the same time yet you cannot have one without the other. Order is the way most people would like things to be, to keep order we use laws and rules so that everything should stay in control, without which there would be chaos....   [tags: Drama] 3774 words
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Application of Linear Techniques to Project Plan and Scheduling for Highway Construction - INTRODUCTION Highway construction scheduling and planning is a complex process. For any person involved in Highway construction project, the intimate knowledge of construction methods, materials, equipment, and historical production rates is a very important factor. My personal knowledge and experience has helped me in planning several projects for construction of highways. I have realized that good scheduling of projects takes into account the economies that can be realized by conducting multiple activities concurrently....   [tags: Urban Development ]
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The Road to the Atomic Bomb - Famous physicists and scientists like Ernest Rutherford and Albert Einstein knew there were huge amounts of energy inside of atoms, but didn’t have any way to release it. Things started to change quickly starting in the 1930s. In 1932, Sir John Cockcroft and Ernest Walton were able to cause a nuclear reaction for the first time by artificially accelerated particles, and then in 1934, Irene Curie, Frederic Curie, and Enrico Fermi separately made artificial radioactivity by colliding atoms with alpha particles and neutrons....   [tags: Nuclear weapons, Mahattan Project]
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What Drives Employees to Yield a High Work Performance? - Introduction & Background When approaching any type of research, there is a final goal that the researcher(s) wants to achieve, whether there is a hypothesis to test or exploratory data to gather and analyze. With my research, I wanted to relate to my current position at work and future promotion opportunities. In my current position as a Project Engineer, I have responsibilities of managing a project from start to finish while working with a cross functional team. Many times while working on a project, there are items that need to be assigned and/or completed and I can have a difficult time doing this because I do not have any direct reports....   [tags: project engineering point of view]
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The Agile Project Management Office - ... As a result, adopting agile can be the appropriate step to facilitate these challenges. Allowing agile to work beside PMO or what I would call “agile PMO.”, it will benefit the organization strategy in many ways. Thus, integrating the strengths of PMO and agile is a smart move that can accelerate the organization growth towards new level of profitability and achievement. This is because the PMO will still manage risks and resources effectively as it has a strong maturity and experience in this field, while agile team can reach a new level of transparency than before through PMO(Finch,2010)....   [tags: methods, policies, practices]
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International Exposure for Scholar Development at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars - I wanted to share my experience that I learnt at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars [WWICS], United States of America, in this reflection piece. WWICS is a non-partisan independent research institution that works in bringing scholars and policy makers together to share experiences and knowledge to address the existing regional and international problems including issuing of policy documents. The Center accepted me as one of the Southern Voices Network African Research Scholars based on my project entitled ‘Hybrid Peacebuilding in Somalia: From Security Sector Governance Perspectives’....   [tags: project, somalia, feedback] 520 words
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The Health of a Community: The Project - A community health assessment is an on-going evaluation process. The community health nurse faces many challenges that impact the health of communities. The community health nurse is adaptable and is able to provide care to a diverse population group with many different health needs. The community health nurse is a critical thinker, an advocate of those who reside within the community and has investigative abilities; they are the educators (Meadows, 2009). Utilizing the nursing process will uncover the health care needs of the community....   [tags: mobidity, mortality, health communities]
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Report on My Project Mentor - Question 1: What did you learn from the meeting with your Project Mentor, including the presentation that you gave to your Project Mentor. I believed that the mentor has played a very important role during my Research and Analysis Report (RAP). I have benefited from his guidance through out my RAP from choice of topic up till the presentation of my report; which allows me to work confidentially. His guidance to direct my approach proved very helpful to use my time efficiently. I consider mentor’s advice plays an important role as if I succeeded to lay a firm foundation the rest of my project work will be likely to be right on track....   [tags: learning experiences, career choices] 1649 words
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The Human Genome Project - Thomas Michael Dexter stated “Mapping the human genome has been compared with putting a man on the moon, but I believe it is more than that. This is the outstanding achievement not only of our lifetime, but in terms of human history. A few months ago I compared the project to the invention of the wheel. On reflection, it is more than that. I can well imagine technology making the wheel obsolete. But this code is the essence of mankind, and as long as humans exists, this code is going to be important and will be used.” The Human Genome Project was important because it allowed people to understand the differences and variety in people, helped make breakthroughs in medicine, helped people under...   [tags: Its Contributions to Science]
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The Human Genome Project - ... This is then stitched together using computer programs to have the final copy of the fully sequenced genome. There are many other methods out there to decipher the genome but this is the most common method of usage.this method can also be known as the Polymerase Chain reaction (PCR). PCR is a laboratory technique that uses primers to amplify a specific area and then copies the sequence a billion times over. Another method worth mentioning is the combined use of Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism (RFLP) and Gel Electrophoresis....   [tags: genetic discrimination]
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Systems Thinking Project PDSA - Systems Thinking Project PDSA Introduction of Model: The world is changing and becoming more competitive as nation states begin to access the great equalizer, the internet. This tool will create greater competition for our students to compete in the 21st century as nations begin to harness the power that the internet provides. As this playing field levels, educational institutions must find ways to help their students maintain a competitive advantage. Background Research/Information Model The Baldridge Criteria for Performance Excellence in Education (Baldridge, 2010) is an approach that will help enable schools to systematically improve their organization’s processes and the desired res...   [tags: Education, teaching]
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Progress Measurement - 1. ABSTRACT The success of any project is accomplished when the success criteria of that project are met. Progress measurement is a technique used to measure the success of projects by comparing the actual status of the project against certain planned parameters, which are the cost, schedule, and scope or quality. It has been noticed that several projects fail because the absence of good practices in managing small projects in part of the petrochemical industry. This study analyzes and assesses the current practice and recommends other methods that could be followed to improve the progress measurement and reporting situation....   [tags: Project Management ] 2463 words
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Project Management - Introduction It was not until recently, that the modern project management practices, approaches and processes began being employed in specific areas and subject of economic sciences. Long before then, projects still came to successful completion, for example the building of the Great Wall in China among others. However, the so called projects were managed on what would be termed as the ad-hoc processes, which primarily made use of informal techniques and management tools. Today project management aspects and tools occupy the minds of managers in almost if not all companies and organizations....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Describing a Research on Emerging Leaders for Social Justice - Purpose The purpose of this article is to discuss the qualitative research of the authors, who looked at the experiences of graduate students from an educational leadership program as they implemented their action research. (Jacobs, Yamamura, Guerra, & Nelson, 2013, p. 91). The graduates focus on becoming a leader for social justice in their individual schools. The research explores the issues and successes of implementation through critical race theory lens. CRT can be applied “to explore dimensions of race, power, and privilege” (Jacobs et al., 2013, p....   [tags: students, leadership, critical thinking]
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