Education is a systematic process of acquiring knowledge and skill necessary for personal growth and development. The practical application of education in a specific field of study can jumpstart a professional career or establish a foundation for possible business ventures. (more…)
The French Government, through the Institute Francais Indonesia (IFI) offers 300 scholarships for the academic year 2013. Candidates who are selected will receive a full scholarship bourses du Gouvernement Français (BGF) or the French government scholarship to the levels of S-2 and S-3.
This scholarship is funded jointly by several ministries in Indonesia, the French company in Indonesia and a number of private foundations. BGF will bear the cost of tuition at a state university, visa costs and social security facilities. Meanwhile, the Indonesian government scholarship covers living expenses and airfares pp.
For the S-2, studies can be pursued through two option schemes. The first scheme is adopted in Indonesia a year while the French course last year was completed in France. The second scheme offers a full 2-year study in France. Meanwhile, for the S-3, the scheme is determined by the subject of the dissertation study and faculty mentor.
Interested? Of course candidates who are interested to study in France have shown the ability to pass tests in French DELF B2. Candidates who are interested in science must pass tests DELF B1.
However, the selected candidates will still be equipped with an intensive French language classes. Classes will be held in April to September in the IFI training center in Jakarta, Bandung, Yogyakarta, Surabaya and Medan.
Registration deadlines and quotas BGF scholarship depends on the partner. So, pursuing information on the official website Campus France or in their respective official website BGF partners include:
1. Higher Education: 60 scholarships intended for prospective professors or lecturers.
2. DIKNAS – Scholarship: 100 scholarships for Indonesian students. Register by sending a registration dossier to the international relations of each college.
3. National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas): 5 scholarships for Indonesian students who want to continue the S-2
4. Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries – INDESO Program: 10 scholarships to employees of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries.
5. Ministry of Religious Affairs
6. Ministry of Transportation
7. The Provincial Government: 5 scholarships for students from Papua.
8. Total: 2 scholarships for Indonesian students.
9. GDF Suez: 1 scholarship for master degree in France in the period of 16 months.
10. Djarum Foundation.
The fashion house Louis Vuitton has launched a handbag party named ‘Minaudiere Petit Bijou’. The luxurious design makes a lot of celebrities were enamored with this clutch bag.
Minaudiere Petit Bijou ‘is one of the bags that are present in the collection of Louis Vuitton Pre-Fall 2011. This bag has a unique shape and is decorated with a gold plate-shaped logo of the Paris fashion house.
Design bags ‘Minaudiere Petit Bijou’ same Louis Vuitton bag named ‘Minaudiere Bijou’. But ‘Minaudiere Petit Bijou’ has smaller size and comes with a long chain strap and tassel detail on the bottom of the bag.
Quoted from coolspotters, bags made ??of turtle leather is available in dark colors and gold that makes it look more luxurious and glamorous. Therefore, it is the perfect bag when worn for formal events in the evening to carry lipstick, cell phone and credit cards.
Not a few celebrities who are interested in wearing this Marc Jacobs handbag design. Call it, Leighton Meester, Fergie, Zoe Saldana, Emily Browning and model Isabel Lucas.
Stars of ‘Gossip Girl’ Leighton Meester was seen wearing a bag ‘Minaudiere Petit Bijou’ as they came into the Golden Globe Awards 2011. In order to look more glamorous appearance, she chose the bag ‘Minaudiere Petit Bijou’ gold.
Diets lean on meat and rich in healthy fats like olive oil were most effective at promoting weight loss and lowering blood sugar among people with diabetes in a review of evidence from the last 10 years. Benefits were also seen with diets low in carbohydrates, high in protein or low in simple sugars.
“If you look at different types of diets, these four can improve various aspects of diabetes control,” lead author Dr. Olubukola Ajala, a diabetes specialist at Western Sussex Hospitals in the UK, told Reuters Health.
More than 24 million Americans have type 2 diabetes. People with the disease cannot store glucose in their cells effectively, and their blood sugar levels can go dangerously high. Lifestyle changes like weight loss and cutting calorie intake can improve blood sugar control and reduce the risk of complications from the disease, but it has not been clear which diet plans work best.
Ajala and her colleagues reviewed the results of 20 studies comparing the effect of seven popular diets on adults with type 2 diabetes. Mediterranean diets, low-carb diets, high-protein diets and low glycemic index diets – which rank foods by how quickly their carbs turn into glucose – all lowered participants’ blood sugar.
After following the diet for at least six months, the people on a Mediterranean eating plan also lost an average of 4 pounds. No other diet had a significant impact on weight, according to the findings published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
“We were quite surprised by the Mediterranean diet in particular,” Ajala said. “I would have thought that low-carb would have been the best for losing weight, but Mediterranean seems to be better.”
A Mediterranean-style diet emphasizes fruits, vegetables and legumes, whole grains, fish, and using olive oil and herbs in place of butter and salt. Saturated fats from red meat and dairy products are typically less than eight percent of total calories consumed.
Other studies have linked Mediterranean diets with reduced risks of cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and death from heart attack (see Reuters Health story of November 25, 2011: http://reut.rs/vkSAAP).
Though the review found no evidence that vegetarian, vegan or high-fiber diets aided in weight loss, they might still have promise for improving blood sugar control, the report notes.
In addition, low-carb, low-glycemic and Mediterranean diets all led to increases in markers of heart health – “good” cholesterol rose by 4 percent to 10 percent, and triglycerides fell by up to 9 percent.
The authors caution that the study could not tease apart the beneficial effects of weight loss – versus the types of foods consumed – in the results seen with some of the diets. “One has to take this with a pinch of salt,” Ajala said.
“Weight loss is important, but so is nutrient quality,” Katherine Zeratsky, a registered dietician at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, told Reuters Health.
Portion control and sustainability are the most important elements of a diet plan for type 2 diabetes, according to Zeratsky, who was not involved in the study. She thinks Mediterranean diets may be more successful because they are easier to maintain than restrictive low-carb or high-protein diets.
“I think we’re all still recovering from that low-fat diet phase of the 1990s,” Zeratsky said. Olive oil makes food more palatable and satisfying, and may curb the urge to snack later in the
Over the course of the history of the locomotive and its components, there have been many propulsion methods. The evolution of the locomotive engine has needed to be adapted in order to accommodate the needs for these differing propulsion methods.
Back in 1753, the first steam engine was received in the American colonies from England. In just a few years, the first steam engine was in use in America. This early steam engine was used to pump water out of a mine.
From that time on, the engine has evolved into the Diesel powered internal combustion engines, then converted into the Diesel-electric engines in use today. The forefather of the Diesel engine was a man named Dr. Rudolf Diesel. His original engine was a compression ignition engine which he patented in 1892. This engine was not efficient though, due to the poor power-to-weight ratio of the first designs.
By the time his patent expired in 1912, the Diesel engine was being used as a means of propulsion for marine vehicles and also for stationary purposes. Due to the size of the engine, they were not initially even considered for use in land based vehicles. Over time, the size was decreased enough to make the Diesel engine a viable option for over land travel.
In 1917, General Electric created a Diesel-electric locomotive using a single level to control the engine and the generator in a coordinated fashion. This caused New York City to ban steam locomotive from the city due to severe pollution problems, prompting the electrification of high traffic rail lines. This was not an economical measure to take in a lesser traffic area though. For this purpose, New York City approached Ingersoll-Rand to construct a prototype switching locomotive. These engines showed that the Diesel-electric engine could give the benefits of an electric locomotive without the rail companies needing to finance the electrification of the rails.
Diesel-electric propulsion started to become mainstream after 1939. Burlington Northern and Union Pacific helped bring these engines into widespread use when they used the Diesel engines to haul passengers. This prompted the change from the steam engine over to the Diesel locomotives.
Augmentation mammoplasty, or what is more commonly known as breast augmentation, is a cosmetic surgery that can improve the appearance of a woman’s breasts. It can be carried out to enhance the shape and/or size of the bosom. To make this happen, the surgeon performing the operation would insert either a saline or silicone implant behind the patient’s breast. This will boost cup size. (more…)
Are you looking to find and purchase fitness equipment? Supreme health and fitness is possible when purchasing fitness equipment and actually using it! As you read this article, you will discover how to purchase some great equipment, as well as discover some great benefits of doing so! (more…)