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  • OpenLearn Live: 21st November 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Are we enjoying a wet autumn, or a soggy fall? Plus, NASA's new weather satelitte, patent boxes and champagne science...

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    5 mins

    Updated on:

    21 Nov 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 21st November 2016

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    Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Nov 2016
    Are we enjoying a wet autumn, or a soggy fall? Plus, NASA's new weather satelitte, patent boxes and champagne science. Learning and research from across the...
  • Researching, with feelings

    By Dr Caroline Clarke

    Caroline Clarke has co-edited a new collection on the link between research and feelings - but why is the...

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    Updated on:

    19 Nov 2014

  • Researching, with feelings

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    Updated 19 Nov 2014
    Caroline Clarke has co-edited a new collection on the link between research and feelings - but why is the relationship important?
  • The Quarterly Survey of Small Business in Britain - Competing in the EU

    By Dr Richard Blundel

    Dr Richard Blundel introduces the latest survey findings of the Quarterly Survey, focusing on small and...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Oct 2014

  • The Quarterly Survey of Small Business in Britain - Competing in the EU

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 24 Oct 2014
    Dr Richard Blundel introduces the latest survey findings of the Quarterly Survey, focusing on small and medium-sized businesses competing in...
  • Investment: can you predict the risks?

    By Nicola Shaw, Professor Janette Rutterford

    Every investment has its own risks, but how can you assess and minimise them? Rail chief Nicola Shaw discusses...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Nov 2011

  • Investment: can you predict the risks?

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Nov 2011
    Every investment has its own risks, but how can you assess and minimise them? Rail chief Nicola Shaw discusses tools and methods
  • Mike Lynch on spotting transformative technology

    By Mike Lynch, Dr Matthew Hinton

    Mike Lynch uses an example from the legal system to explain how to spot the technology that can change your business.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Jul 2011

  • Mike Lynch on spotting transformative technology

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Jul 2011
    Mike Lynch uses an example from the legal system to explain how to spot the technology that can change your business.
  • Awarding golden globules for research?

    By Dr Leslie Budd

    Should anyone get awards for cutting back on research and development when times get tough?

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Mar 2011

  • Awarding golden globules for research?

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Mar 2011
    Should anyone get awards for cutting back on research and development when times get tough?
  • Cilla Snowball on research during a downturn

    By Cilla Snowball

    "Research is essential, whether you're in a downturn or an upswing"

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Feb 2011

  • Cilla Snowball on research during a downturn

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Feb 2011
    "Research is essential, whether you're in a downturn or an upswing"
  • Michael Rake on intuition vs planning

    By Sir Michael Rake

    "Low probability, high impact events are the ones you have to react to"

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Feb 2011

  • Michael Rake on intuition vs planning

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Feb 2011
    "Low probability, high impact events are the ones you have to react to"
  • The importance of market research

    By Dr Fiona Ellis-Chadwick, Theo Paphitis

    Theo Paphitis and Fiona Ellis-Chadwick agree you can't overestimate the importance of market research - providing...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 May 2010

  • The importance of market research

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 May 2010
    Theo Paphitis and Fiona Ellis-Chadwick agree you can't overestimate the importance of market research - providing you listen to it.