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How did Donald Trump get elected and who does he represent?

OU academics from the Department of Politics and International Studies talk about the how and why of Donald Trump's victory.

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Getting started with SPSS

Handling statistical data is an essential part of psychological research. However, many people find the idea of using statistics, and especially statistical software packages, extremely daunting. This free course, Getting started with SPSS, takes a step-by-step approach to statistics software through seven interactive activities. No statistics software is needed.

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What's your verdict?

What exactly is 'justice'? Follow our fictional case and see if you can make judgements based on the facts as they are presented to you

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What impact will Trump's victory have on international politics?

OU academics from the Department of Politics and International Studies discuss the impact of Donald Trump's election victory on international politics and America's relationship with other countries.

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China and the USA: cooperation or conflict?

This free course explores the relationship between China and the United States and analyses whether China’s rapid rise will lead to greater cooperation or conflict with the US. The answer to this question will have profound implications for both countries and the wider international system. The course introduces some of the contemporary issues in China-US relations and provides historical background on the evolution of relations between the two countries. It introduces and applies some key ideas drawn from the discipline of International Relations relating to interdependence to assess the prospects for the future trajectory of relations between these two major powers.

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What did Europe make of Theresa May's Brexit plans?

Theresa May outlined the UK's approach for the Brexit negotiations. How did he counterparts around the rest of the continent react?

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Understanding Theresa May's Brexit speech

Yesterday, Theresa May finally gave a glimpse into her government's plans for how the UK will leave the EU. Dr Paul James Cardwell considers what we heard.

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