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Conducting climate science

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Conducting climate science Creative commons image Credit: Point Lobos Researcher / CC BY-NC 2.0
Introductory Level Duration 6 hours Updated 19 Feb 2014
This learning journey looks at how climate science is conducted.

Tackling flooding from ground up

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Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Jan 2014
With increasing likelihood and frequency of flooding expected in Britain, what can be done to prevent the devastation? 

Oil and wildlife: understanding the issues

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Introductory Level Duration 10 mins Updated 23 Jul 2013
With a foot in the conservation and oil camps, David Paterson is the perfect person to discuss some of the issues that affect both groups.

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Sustainable Scotland

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Introductory Level Duration 5 hours Updated 03 Jun 2013
This broad-based unit will introduce you to a number of different aspects of sustainability that impact on Scotland and the wider world. It wil...

Logframe planning

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Masters Level Duration 3 hours Updated 18 Nov 2011
As a way of thinking about projects, Logical Framework Analysis helps to focus on some key questions during the project design process. This unit...

Operations, technology and stakeholder value

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Masters Level Duration 40 hours Updated 28 Jul 2011
The management of processes or operations is the very essence of any kind of business enterprise, and it is critically important that they are...