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What happens when you try to put a value on everything?

Duration Updated 02 Jul 2014
Should we downgrade statistics' triple-a rating? Has the rush to put a figure on everything had a negative impact on how we do politics?

Mobile devices and their usefulness to field work

Introductory level Duration Updated 04 Jun 2014
So much more than a telephone, mobile phones can be used for a variety of tasks when undertaking field work.

Amazonian challenges and policy responses: reference list

Updated 29 May 2014
References used for the series of articles on the Amazon System.

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Environmental management and organisations

Environmental management and organisations
Intermediate level Duration Updated 18 Jun 2014
It is believed that environmental management requires action at all levels, including by organisations of all types and sizes. However it is not...

Modelling pollution in the Great Lakes: a review

Modelling pollution in the Great Lakes: a review
Introductory level Duration Updated 12 May 2014
This is the fifth and final unit in the series on mathematical modelling. In this unit we revisit the model developed in the first unit of this...

Effects of pollutants on the aquatic environment

Effects of pollutants on the aquatic environment
Masters level Duration Updated 07 May 2014
This unit begins with an introduction to water and goes on to briefly outline the major sources of water pollution (these being sewage works,...

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Certificate of Higher Education Open

Duration Updated 29 Jul 2014
If you’re keen to try university study and want to keep your options open, this certificate course is ideal. It’s part of our unique Open...

Certificate of Higher Education in Environment

Duration Updated 29 Jul 2014
How can we best think about and live sustainably within natural and built environments, given the pressures that threaten them? This certificate is...

BA/BSc Open degree

Duration Updated 29 Jul 2014
Over 40 per cent of OU students who graduate do so with an Open degree. It’s a statistic we’re proud of – the BA/BSc Open is one of the most...