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fieldwork

(fēld′wŏrk)
Studies and practical experience gained during the direct observation and care of patients. It is used to supplement and broaden the education of students, usually in addition to academic study performed in the classroom, home, or library. Fieldwork is also used in ethnographic nursing research.
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"The team driving the field work will go up from the current 1,600 people, while the university will expand to have 5,000 students with 400 faculty members across multiple programmes," said the official.
The ministry was ordered to conduct all upcoming field works on timely measure in cooperation with local governments.
"During the meeting, the results of the previously performed joint field topographic and geodetic works at selected sections of the Uzbek-Turkmen state border were reviewed, and the timing of further field work was agreed," the statement said.
Integrated GPS data are important for field work such as conducting dye trace studies, mapping algal blooms, or looking for the presence of optical brighteners as an indicator of wastewater contamination.
Finding Your Way Through Field Work: A Social Work Student's Guide
Camera traps have become a valuable addition to the techniques used in fauna survey and a regular part of field work.
The general president said that this diploma aims at qualifying new field members to practice field work in the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice after providing them with the information they need for field work, stressing that this diploma will be a prerequisite for fieldwork.
The field work for the first phase of the project has already begun last March and survey teams are visiting industrial establishments to collect data and check the actual situation at each factory.
Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan have completed the field work on demarcation of the borders, said Foreign Minister of Kyrgyzstan Erlan Abdyldayev at the meeting of the Committee on Foreign Affairs on February 16.
This process is supported by a second season of summer field work, which is part of the project's $500 million pre-front-end engineering design, or pre-FEED, phase.
Summary: Technical team working with local authorities to begin launching field work for project