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Reviewing science funding

Reviewing science funding Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Updated 03 Dec 2015
Science and innovation: out of the frying pan and into the fire? Richard Brooks discusses the spending review and science funding.

The Herculean task of tackling hepatitis C continues

The Herculean task of tackling hepatitis C continues Copyright free image Copyright free: Courtesy of the Center for the Study of Hepatitis C, The Rockefeller University
Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Jul 2015
The scale of the task featuring scientists working to make hepatitis C a thing of the past would be familiar to the ancient Greeks.

Practitioner research

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Practitioner research Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 07 Jul 2014
How does a researcher collate and analyse information? What are the best methods of investigating/examining a question?

We need to protect the World Service, or lose it forever

We need to protect the World Service, or lose it forever Creative commons image Kate Fisher under CC-BY-NC-ND under Creative-Commons license
Updated 04 Apr 2014
As the World Service moves to being funded from the licence fee, Marie Gillespie explains why she believes it's a service well worth saving.

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Managing systemic change: inquiry, action and interaction

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Managing systemic change: inquiry, action and interaction Copyrighted image Copyright: Dreamstime
Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 29 Jul 2016 Register by 30 Sep 2016
Develop your understanding of systemic inquiry, systemic action research and social learning in order to extend your skills of project, programme...

MA Music part 1

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MA Music part 1 Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 29 Jul 2016 Register by 15 Sep 2016
This module introduces a range of music research skills and you will consider written documents about music, musical criticism and performances in...

Optimization

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Optimization Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 29 Jul 2016 Register by 08 Sep 2016
Examine techniques used in numerical analysis and operational research to represent real optimization problems as mathematical models, to be solved...

Design essentials

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Design essentials Copyrighted image Copyright: Dreamstime
Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 29 Jul 2016 Register by 08 Sep 2016
Gain the skills for research, planning and development of a design project as well as the ability to translate your design ideas into well...

Youth justice: theory, research and practice

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Youth justice: theory, research and practice Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 29 Jul 2016 Register by 08 Sep 2016
Explores how theory influences policy and practice in the youth justice system and helps people working in youth justice become effective...

Design for engineers

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Design for engineers Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
Intermediate level Duration 300 hours Updated 29 Jul 2016 Register by 08 Sep 2016
Explore the three phases of product design – research, planning and development – through online practical activities to gain the skills and...

The law dissertation

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The law dissertation Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 29 Jul 2016 Register by 21 Oct 2016
The Law Dissertation is the final element of the LLM and will support you in completing a research project based on your previous LLM studies.

Critical social work practice

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Critical social work practice Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 29 Jul 2016 Register by 05 Jan 2017
Learn to reflect critically on social work practice, including your own; develop analytical, evaluative and research skills; and develop as an...

Researching and evaluating healthcare practice

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Researching and evaluating healthcare practice Copyrighted image Copyright: Dreamstime
Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 29 Jul 2016 Register by 15 Sep 2016
This course assists you to play a leading role in service improvements through an appreciation of healthcare quality, research, evidence evaluation...

Issues in research with children and young people

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Issues in research with children and young people Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 29 Jul 2016 Register by 08 Sep 2016
Examine the research process through studies with young children, children and young people carried out in the fields of education, health and...