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Each of the Research Centres run seminar series and conferences associated with their research activities. Classics is concerned with resources on the literature of the classical era of the Greek and Roman civilizations. D. scientists and engineers with the interdisciplinary background, deep knowledge in a chosen discipline, and the technical, professional, and personal skills needed for the career demands of the future. Although these books usually provide excellent guidance on notetaking and writing, their guidance on researching is often dated and may reflect only those resources favored by the author. / Peter Lyons and Howard J.

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