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academic freedom

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — History of the Americas.

The right of scholars to study and report on any problem that their curiosity and conscience dictate, without fear of retribution. This right may be infringed when studies are paid for by...

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industrial hygiene

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The art and science devoted to recognition, evaluation, and control of the environmental factors and stresses that occur in or are related to the workplace and working conditions that may...

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National Research Council

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(NRC)

The advisory body of the US National Academy of Sciences, established in 1916 with responsibility for coordinating research findings and government policies to implement...

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Stewart, William

Andrew Nickson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Medicine and Health; Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas. 1278 words.

Stewart, William (1830–1916), medical practitioner and businessman in Paraguay, was born at Pitcairn, Grandtully, Perthshire, on 6 August 1830, the son of William Stewart (d. 1873) and his...

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workshop

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1 A place where articles are made or repaired. It may be a large factory floor, a modest establishment with one or a handful of artisans, or a basement hobby room. Each of...

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