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  • History offers Britain an important lesson on shutting down immigration

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    Britain’s struggle to come to terms with immigration is starting to look like a case of history repeating itself argues Dr Tendayi Bloom and Dr...
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    Why do women need abortions?

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    As Ireland votes in the Irish abortion referendum, we look back at our video collection on women's abortion...

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    As Ireland votes in the Irish abortion referendum, we look back at our video collection on women's abortion experiences based on Open University...
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    How you can be more secure than the President

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    To keep your digital world protected, you don't need to build a border wall - just follow some good security housekeeping advice
  • How to manage the digital-related stress of technology

    By Dr Gini Harrison, Dr Mathijs Lucassen

    If smartphone and multimedia use is related to anxiety, what can we do to avoid stress? Here are 5 top...

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  • How to manage the digital-related stress of technology

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    If smartphone and multimedia use is related to anxiety, what can we do to avoid stress? Here are 5 top tips for managing wellbeing in the...
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  • Managing stress and anxiety in the digital age: The dark side of technology

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    What is it about new technology that is making many of us anxious and stressed? Dr Gini Harrison and Dr Mathijs Lucassen explore the top five stressors:
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    'Good' food destroying biodiversity?

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    On International Day for Biodiversity (22 May), maybe it's time you considered the impact of the production of ‘good’...

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    On International Day for Biodiversity (22 May), maybe it's time you considered the impact of the production of ‘good’ food on biodiversity
  • Mental Health Awareness Week

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    Mental Health Awareness Week runs from 14th - 20th May. Find out more about stress, anxiety, depression, mindfulness...

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    Mental Health Awareness Week runs from 14th - 20th May. Find out more about stress, anxiety, depression, mindfulness and more with our FREE resources....
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    The search for modern medicines.
  • Ramadan Mubarak!

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    Mid-May to mid-June marks the Muslim observance, Ramadan. Discover how this isn't just a time for abstaining but a...

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    Mid-May to mid-June marks the Muslim observance, Ramadan. Discover how this isn't just a time for abstaining but a time for celebration while showing...
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    How the Good Friday Agreement changed my life...

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    Quintin Oliver, who ran the non-party and cross-party YES Campaign in the 1998 Referendum, discusses how The Good...

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    Quintin Oliver, who ran the non-party and cross-party YES Campaign in the 1998 Referendum, discusses how The Good Friday Agreement changed his life. 

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    The autistic spectrum: From theory to practice

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    Public health is everyone’s business and the contribution of local authorities,...

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    This pathway enables experienced practitioners with a Foundation Degree in Early...

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