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  • If Infinity Wars had peer review instead of script editors

    By Bill Sullivan

    Bill Sullivan imagines the feedback facing The Avengers, if Hollywood worked the way scientific journals work. ...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    05 Jul 2018

  • If Infinity Wars had peer review instead of script editors

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Jul 2018
    Bill Sullivan imagines the feedback facing The Avengers, if Hollywood worked the way scientific journals work. WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS.
  • How is the IPCC helping scientists talk about climate change?

    Climate change is about massive narrative and minute details. How can scientists help the wider public understand the...

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    30 Jan 2018

  • How is the IPCC helping scientists talk about climate change?

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Jan 2018
    Climate change is about massive narrative and minute details. How can scientists help the wider public understand the changing planet?
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    Future of Empowerment

    By Dr Peter Bloom, Dr Cinzia Priola, Dr Paul Walley, Dr Charles Barthold

    This documentary looks at the future of empowerment – specifically at the ways new technologies can be used to...

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    50 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    15 Nov 2017

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    Introductory level Duration 50 mins Updated 15 Nov 2017
    This documentary looks at the future of empowerment – specifically at the ways new technologies can be used to empower people to transform their lives, the...
  • Hinglish, Pinglish, Binglish, Minglish

    By Madhavi Kapur

    The head of the Rewachand Bhojwani Academy finds the multilingualism of Indian society has positive advantages, even...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    14 Sep 2017

  • Hinglish, Pinglish, Binglish, Minglish

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Sep 2017
    The head of the Rewachand Bhojwani Academy finds the multilingualism of Indian society has positive advantages, even though it makes it harder to maintain...
  • Silent Invisible Women: Deaf and Muslim in Australia

    By Ayah Wehbe

    Already feeling defined by their hijabs, deafness can add an extra layer of distance for some women. Ayah Wehbe has...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    25 Aug 2017

  • Silent Invisible Women: Deaf and Muslim in Australia

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    Already feeling defined by their hijabs, deafness can add an extra layer of distance for some women. Ayah Wehbe has been exploring the experiences of deaf...
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    01 Aug 2017

  • How can you tell if a signal from space is an alien communication?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Aug 2017
    Humanity scans the skies, hoping to hear from other intelligent species. But how can you be sure you've tuned in to aliens and not just got interference?...
  • What can emoji teach us about human civilization?

    By Dr Philip Seargeant

    Is emoji another example of the dumbing-down of our language and culture or is there a more educational purpose to...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    18 Jul 2017

  • What can emoji teach us about human civilization?

    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 18 Jul 2017
    Is emoji another example of the dumbing-down of our language and culture or is there a more educational purpose to the little pictures used to communicate?
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    13 Apr 2017

  • Hands-free phone tech is dangerous - so why do car firms still promote it?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Apr 2017
    Using a hands free phone while driving is as dangerous as holding a phone - and yet they're marketed as a desirable extra. Dr Gemma Briggs wonders why.
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    06 Mar 2017

  • Methods in Motion: Communicating a challenge to liberal democracy

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Mar 2017
    Dr Georgina Blakeley, Senior Lecturer in Politics, offers one way of approaching the study of the Spanish anti-austerity 15M movement.
  • Why Michelle Obama's farewell is a masterclass in speech making

    By Paul Breen

    In her last speaking engagement as First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama showed how to give a speech that...

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    10 Jan 2017

  • Why Michelle Obama's farewell is a masterclass in speech making

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    Introductory level Updated 10 Jan 2017
    In her last speaking engagement as First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama showed how to give a speech that resonates.

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    Communication and working relationships in sport and fitness

    This free course, Communication and working relationships in sport and fitness, explores the personal skills that underpin so much work in sport...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    11 Jun 2018

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 11 Jun 2018
    This free course, Communication and working relationships in sport and fitness,...
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    Understanding children: Babies being heard

    In this free course, Understanding children: Babies being heard, you will find out some of the things that very young babies can do. You will also...

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    08 Apr 2018

  • Understanding children: Babies being heard

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    Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 08 Apr 2018
    In this free course, Understanding children: Babies being heard, you will find out...
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    Understanding the environment: Thinking styles and models

    There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently dominating society, rooted in unlimited economic growth...

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    16 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    29 Mar 2016

  • Understanding the environment: Thinking styles and models

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    Intermediate level Duration 16 hours Updated 29 Mar 2016
    There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently...
  • Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century

    This free course, Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century, provides a general overview of how digital technology has come to dominate...

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    10 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    17 Mar 2016

  • Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century

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    Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century
    Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 17 Mar 2016
    This free course, Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century, provides a...
  • Understanding the environment: Learning and communication

    There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently dominating society, rooted in unlimited economic growth...

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    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    17 Mar 2016

  • Understanding the environment: Learning and communication

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    Understanding the environment: Learning and communication
    Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 17 Mar 2016
    There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently...
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    Introducing ICT systems

    Information and communication technologies (ICTs) systems now dominate our everyday lives. This free course, Introducing ICT systems, will explain...

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    9 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Mar 2016

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    Introductory level Duration 9 hours Updated 17 Mar 2016
    Information and communication technologies (ICTs) systems now dominate our...
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    Using a computer for study

    The internet is a fantastic source of information for any student, but how do you evaluate the information each site provides? This free course,...

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    6 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    14 Mar 2016

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    Introductory level Duration 6 hours Updated 14 Mar 2016
    The internet is a fantastic source of information for any student, but how do you...
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    Key skill assessment: Communication

    Communication is part of everyone's life. Being able to communicate clearly and effectively orally, visually and in writing underpins nearly...

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    50 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    07 Mar 2016

  • Key skill assessment: Communication

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    Introductory level Duration 50 hours Updated 07 Mar 2016
    Communication is part of everyone's life. Being able to communicate clearly and...
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    Postgraduate study skills in science, technology or mathematics

    Are you about to undertake a PhD in science, technology or mathematics? If so this free course, Postgraduate study skills in science, technology or...

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    14 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    02 Mar 2016

  • Postgraduate study skills in science, technology or mathematics

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    Advanced level Duration 14 hours Updated 02 Mar 2016
    Are you about to undertake a PhD in science, technology or mathematics? If so this...
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    Science and society: A career and professional development course

    Scientists throughout the world are increasingly interested in the relationship between science and society. Part of their concern is with the...

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    30 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    02 Mar 2016

  • Science and society: A career and professional development course

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    Introductory level Duration 30 hours Updated 02 Mar 2016
    Scientists throughout the world are increasingly interested in the relationship...

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Computing and IT

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    Duration 1200 hours Updated 16 Jul 2018
    In the twenty-first century technology dominates the way we live, work, socialise...

    Certificate in Working Together for Children

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    Certificate in Working Together for Children
    Duration 600 hours Updated 16 Jul 2018
    Working with children requires practitioners to develop knowledge, skills, and...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (Scotland)

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (Scotland)
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 16 Jul 2018
    Are you thinking about going into social work or social care? This certificate...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (England)

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (England)
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 16 Jul 2018
    Are you thinking about going into social work or social care? This certificate...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Healthcare Practice

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Healthcare Practice
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 16 Jul 2018
    This certificate is for healthcare support staff. It integrates theory and...

    Certificate in Health Sciences

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    Certificate in Health Sciences
    Duration 600 hours Updated 16 Jul 2018
    This certificate provides a broad introduction to health sciences, exploring some...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Business and Management

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Business and Management
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 16 Jul 2018
    This certificate will introduce you to business and management and help you to...

    BSc (Honours) Sport, Fitness and Coaching

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    BSc (Honours) Sport, Fitness and Coaching
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 16 Jul 2018
    If you are an aspiring or practising leader of sport or fitness activities, our...

    BA (Honours) English Literature

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    BA (Honours) English Literature
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 16 Jul 2018
    English literature is a broad and accessible subject that is important in its own...

    BA (Honours) History

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    BA (Honours) History
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 16 Jul 2018
    With this degree course you will develop and deepen your knowledge of different...
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