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- Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 23.99
Peter Doherty recounts his unlikely path to becoming a Nobel Laureate, revealing how his nonconformist upbringing, sense of being an outsider, and search for a different perspective have shaped his life and work. Beginning with his humble origins in Australia, Doherty shares his early interests and describes his award-winning, influential work with... more...
- Melbourne University Press 2012; US$ 19.99
'The idea of ‘sentinel chickens’ seemed pretty incongruous when I first heard the phrase as a young undergraduate ... The notion of the humble chicken waiting like a trained soldier, alert and focused, for some unseen and approaching enemy just didn’t seem likely. Hens en garde!' And yet guard they do. Not only chickens, but puffins, eagles,... more...
- The Experiment 2013; US$ 14.95
? Their Fate Is Our Fate employs authorial charm and real-world anecdotes to present a compelling, engrossing case for paying careful attention to our avian neighbors.? ? ForeWord Reviews ?. . . Doherty views birds as prophets of a sort, as ?sentinels, sampling the health of the air, seas, forests and grasslands that we share with them.? He... more...
- Melbourne University Press 2012; US$ 10.26
Nobel Prize-winner Peter Doherty's enthusiasm and curiosity about the world around him informs this atmospheric collection of stories on illumination, hot air and burning in all their guises. Written with great style and richly intimate with personal anecdotes, A Light History of Hot Air is concerned with the world and the simple beauty of science.... more...
- Melbourne University Press 2006; US$ 7.33
Is it possible to be passionate about politics, football or R&B and still be a creative scientist? In this entertaining and inspiring account, Nobel Prize winner Peter Doherty offers readers an insider's guide into discovery science and the individuals who work in it. Starting with the story of his own career-its improbable origins in the outer suburbs... more...
- Melbourne University Press 2014; US$ 6.65
Is it possible to be passionate about politics, football or R&B and still be a creative scientist? In this entertaining and inspiring account, Nobel Prize winner Peter Doherty offers readers an insider's guide into discovery science and the individuals who work in it. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 12.99
Nobel Laureate Peter Doherty offers a level-headed guide to all aspects of pandemics-what they are, how they spread, and what we can do to prevent them Pandemics. The word conjures up images of horrific diseases sweeping the globe and killing everyone in their path. But such highly lethal illnesses almost never create pandemics. The reality is deadly... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Physical education plays a vital role in children?s development, health and well-being, and is an increasingly important part of the government?s strategy for healthy schools. The role and profile of physical education at primary level continues to grow as awareness of the need to encourage an active lifestyle at an early age increases. This... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Physical Education 5-11 is about lighting or relighting a fire in all those who have the privilege and the responsibility of teaching children physical education in Primary schools today. It is written at a time of great change: a revised Primary curriculum; an increased drive to raise achievement and potentially a narrowing of curricular scope... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 64.95
Managing People in Sport Organizations provides a comprehensive overview of the theory and practice of managing people within a strategic framework. This revised and updated second edition examines a range of strategic human resource management approaches that can be used by sport organizations to respond to contemporary challenges and to develop... more...