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2014-04-15 12:30:00

BOSTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute for Healthcare Optimization (IHO) has been awarded a three year grant from NHS National Services Scotland to implement a nationwide patient-flow initiative to improve their healthcare delivery system, and to build a sustainable platform for wide scale adoption of IHO's methodology. Over the next three years, IHO will guide NHS Scotland leaders, managers, and clinicians on technical, methodological, and change-management issues to...

2014-04-11 16:22:26

DOUGLASSVILLE, Pa., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Christopher D. Antoni, P.E., has been promoted to senior vice president of STV. He is the chief engineer and operations manager of the firm's Energy Services Division and its energy subsidiary, STV Energy Services, Inc. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140411/DC03860 Antoni is responsible for overseeing the engineering and environmental services of multidisciplinary projects related to the petroleum and gas pipeline...

2014-04-10 12:21:22

BALTIMORE, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joel Oppenheimer has been named a senior vice president of STV. Oppenheimer is the firm's Baltimore office manager and head of STV's Transportation & Infrastructure practice in Maryland. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/DC02811 Oppenheimer has more than 30 years of experience in transportation planning and engineering design. He joined STV as a vice president in 2005 and is currently serving as the deputy program...

2014-04-08 16:22:15

NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scottish warriors from the year 1314 took New Yorkers by surprise today as they stormed Brooklyn Bridge. The group from Clanranald joins VisitScotland in the US for Scotland Week to promote the Bannockburn Live Festival, which is tipped to be the highlight of Scotland's summer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/NY01071 Bannockburn Live will mark the 700(th) anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn, which is one of the most...

2014-04-08 12:20:47

MARSEILLE, France, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 10th Routes Europe heads to Scotland marking the first time the event has been held in the UK A successful Routes Europe event came to a close today in Marseille, which has seen a record number of delegates descend on the city to discuss the future of Europe's air traffic, making this year's event the largest regional route development event ever. The event was officially handed over to Aberdeen City...

2014-04-07 08:25:20

NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading smart grid technology company opens in North America. Signs global agreements with Silver Spring Networks and HEVO Power. Smarter Grid Solutions, a leading smart grid technology company, has opened its first U.S. office. At an event attended by the Rt Hon Alex Salmond MSP, First Minister of Scotland, the company signed global agreements with smart grid companies Silver Spring Networks and HEVO Power...

2014-04-05 12:20:15

NEW YORK, April 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A total of 9,500 runners covered 95,000 kilometers in 125,400,000 steps as they took on the 11th Annual Scotland Run in New York's Central Park this morning. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140405/NY99166 The Scotland Run, which is part of the 2014 Scotland Week festivities, saw a sea of tartan take over the heart of Manhattan as runners donned kilts, sweatbands and saltires. First Minister of Scotland, Alex Salmond, met with students...

2014-04-04 23:41:32

Star Renewable Energy’s Director Dave Pearson will identify barriers and opportunities within the heat sector at the Heat and BioEnergy conference on 28th April 2014 at Perth Concert Hall. London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 The event, the only Heat and Bioenergy conference in Scotland, is set to bring together a variety of industry leaders, investors and representatives from across the heating and energy markets, including a keynote address from Minister for Energy,...

2014-04-02 16:27:14

Scotland Week 10k Run & Festival Takes Place on Saturday, April 5 NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, April 5 at 8 AM, a tide of tartan will descend on New York's Central Park as up to 9,000 runners take part in the eleventh annual Scotland Run (10K), part of the Scotland Week festivities. Runners line up at West Drive near 62nd Street and finish at West Drive near 67th Street. A key part of the annual Scotland Week celebrations, and operated by New York Road Runners (NYRR),...

2014-03-28 08:25:22

EDINBURGH, Scotland, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wednesday 26 March 2014, marked exactly six months until the start of one of the world's largest and most iconic sporting events. Scotland, the Home of Golf, is getting ready to host The 40th Ryder Cup in September 2014, in addition to Welcoming the World in its Year of Homecoming. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/71400510-the-ryder-cup-tees-off-scotland...


Latest Scotland Reference Libraries

2012-06-18 09:40:26

Symbol: ATGLF Group: Dicot Family: Chenopodiaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: CAN    N Synonyms:   ATFR3 Atriplex franktonii Taschereau Distribution: AtriplexglabriusculaEdmondston var.franktonii(Taschereau) S.L. Welsh distribution:CAN(NB, NS, PE, QC) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed...

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2008-05-19 10:10:04

The Cairn Terrier originated in Scotland. It is one of the oldest terriers as well as one of the oldest working breeds in Scotland; it was bred to hunt burrowing prey. The average Cairn Terrier stands between 9 and 13 inches tall and should weigh 13 to 18 pounds, although some can weigh as little as 7 pounds or as much as 27 pounds. It has a harsh outer coat that can be red, sandy, gray, cream, wheaten or brindle, and a soft, dense undercoat. The breed is loyal and strong. It can be...

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2008-05-18 18:19:00

The Border Collie is a herding breed that descended from breeds near the border of England and Scotland. It is commonly considered the most intelligent breed of dog. It has always been a herding breed and has more recently become popular as a pet and a sporting dog. The Border Collie is a medium-sized dog with a fairly thick double coat. Black and white is the most common color combination, although its coat can be black tricolor, red and white, red tricolor, blue and white, red merle,...

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2007-04-19 05:12:06

The Knifetooth dogfish, Scymnodon ringens, is a harmless sleeper shark of the family Dalatiidae, found in the eastern Atlantic, from Scotland to Spain, Portugal, and Senegal, and the southwest Pacific from New Zealand, between latitudes 58° N and 15° N, at depths of between (200 and 1,600 m). Its length is up to 3.61 ft (1.1 m). The Knifetooth dogfish is a rare species inhabiting continental slopes, usually mesopelagic although taken most often near the bottom. It is black in color,...

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