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  • Five Tort Law Cases You Should Know Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Five Tort Law Cases You Should Know

    By Rhonson Salim

    From the consumption of snail remnants, to Katie Hopkins getting in to deep water on Twitter, check ...

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    03 Nov 2017

  • Five Tort Law Cases You Should Know

    Five Tort Law Cases You Should Know Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 03 Nov 2017
    From the consumption of snail remnants, to Katie Hopkins getting in to deep water on Twitter, check out the stories of five extraordinary...
  • Timewatch: Young Victoria Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Henry Pierce Bone
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    02 Nov 2017

  • Timewatch: Young Victoria

    Timewatch: Young Victoria Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Henry Pierce Bone
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    Is the popular image of an austere Queen Victoria fair?
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    How can scientists fight the tide of "fake news"?

    By Crispin Maslog

    "Fake news" is as much a problem for scientists as politicians. Crispin Maslog calls for an end to propaganda dressed...

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    02 Nov 2017

  • How can scientists fight the tide of "fake news"?

    How can scientists fight the tide of Creative commons image Icon NHD-INFO under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Nov 2017
    "Fake news" is as much a problem for scientists as politicians. Crispin Maslog calls for an end to propaganda dressed up in lab coats.
  • Was British business always planning for Brexit? Creative commons image Icon Colin Campbell under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    Was British business always planning for Brexit?

    By Richard Whittington, Christian Stadler, Julia Hautz

    Although businesses made - largely - pro-remain statements during the referendum, their strategies suggest they were...

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    02 Nov 2017

  • Was British business always planning for Brexit?

    Was British business always planning for Brexit? Creative commons image Icon Colin Campbell under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Nov 2017
    Although businesses made - largely - pro-remain statements during the referendum, their strategies suggest they were expecting to leave, says new research.
  • Why limited-time offers make shoppers say 'bye now', not 'buy now' Creative commons image Icon Dirk Dallas under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
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    02 Nov 2017

  • Why limited-time offers make shoppers say 'bye now', not 'buy now'

    Why limited-time offers make shoppers say 'bye now', not 'buy now' Creative commons image Icon Dirk Dallas under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Nov 2017
    Pressurising customers to make their mind up is more likely to cost a sale than create one.
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    National Novel Writing Month

    Could you write a novel in a month? National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) challenges you to write 50k words...

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    02 Nov 2017

  • National Novel Writing Month

    National Novel Writing Month Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Image courtesy of National Novel Writing Month
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 02 Nov 2017
    Could you write a novel in a month? National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) challenges you to write 50k words in November. Get a head start with this...
  • Is Huawei's low-key approach the secret of its success? Creative commons image Icon Kārlis Dambrāns under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
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    02 Nov 2017

  • Is Huawei's low-key approach the secret of its success?

    Is Huawei's low-key approach the secret of its success? Creative commons image Icon Kārlis Dambrāns under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Nov 2017
    A visit to the Huawei campus finds a company open to naps in the office but against bombast. It's a formula that appears to be working.
  • Light And Dark Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Light And Dark

    In this mind-bending series, Professor Jim Al-Khalili shows how by uncovering its secrets, scientists have used light to reveal the...

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    02 Nov 2017

  • Light And Dark

    Light And Dark Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
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    In this mind-bending series, Professor Jim Al-Khalili shows how by uncovering its secrets, scientists have used light to reveal the universe.
  • Gain a badge and further your career Creative commons image Icon Impossible becomes I'm possible under Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 license

    Gain a badge and further your career

    Did you know that The Open University offers a range of free badged courses on OpenLearn all geared towards helping...

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    02 Nov 2017

  • Gain a badge and further your career

    Gain a badge and further your career Creative commons image Icon Impossible becomes I'm possible under Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 02 Nov 2017
    Did you know that The Open University offers a range of free badged courses on OpenLearn all geared towards helping you with employability and your career?...
  • Banks as utilities and the future of payments Creative commons image Icon gabrielmillaire under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    Banks as utilities and the future of payments

    By Edward George, Helena Vieira

    In a wide-ranging discussion, Ecobank's Edward George shares his personal views about the future of banks, and...

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    10 mins

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    01 Nov 2017

  • Banks as utilities and the future of payments

    Banks as utilities and the future of payments Creative commons image Icon gabrielmillaire under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Nov 2017
    In a wide-ranging discussion, Ecobank's Edward George shares his personal views about the future of banks, and digital strategy across African markets.

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  • Attachment in the early years

    This free course, Attachment in the early years, covers theory and research in the area of attachment in early childhood. In the 1950s, John Bowlby...

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    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    Intermediate level Duration 6 hours Updated 12 Oct 2017
    This free course, Attachment in the early years, covers theory and research in the...
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    This free course, Play, learning and the brain, examines the area of brain-based learning, with a particular focus on the development of the young...

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    This free course, Play, learning and the brain, examines the area of brain-based...
  • Exercise and mental health

    Each year thousands of pounds are spent on medications to treat conditions such as anxiety and depression. These medications often have negative...

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    Each year thousands of pounds are spent on medications to treat conditions such as...
  • Returning to STEM

    This free badged course, Returning to STEM, offers useful skills and solutions to help you get back into a career in science, technology,...

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    10 Oct 2017

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    Returning to STEM
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    This free badged course, Returning to STEM, offers useful skills and solutions to...
  • Integrated safety, health and environmental management: An introduction

    Life is full of risk. In this free course, Integrated safety, health and environmental management: An introduction, 'risk' describes the...

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    09 Oct 2017

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    Life is full of risk. In this free course, Integrated safety, health and...
  • Discovering disorder: young people and delinquency

    This free course, Discovering disorder: young people and delinquency, will introduce two approaches to understanding juvenile delinquency. The...

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    8 hours

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    06 Oct 2017

  • Discovering disorder: young people and delinquency

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    This free course, Discovering disorder: young people and delinquency, will...
  • Introduction to operations management

    This free course, Introduction to operations management, will introduce you to the role of operations management in organisations, and gives you...

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    6 hours

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    05 Oct 2017

  • Introduction to operations management

    Introduction to operations management
    Intermediate level Duration 6 hours Updated 05 Oct 2017
    This free course, Introduction to operations management, will introduce you to the...
  • Learning, thinking and doing

    How do we learn? Understanding how is the key to learning more effectively. This free course, Learning, thinking and doing, looks at the three main...

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    16 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    04 Oct 2017

  • Learning, thinking and doing

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    How do we learn? Understanding how is the key to learning more effectively. This...
  • Scottish courts and the law

    This free course, Scottish courts and the law, explores the role, function and purpose of the courts in Scotland and their relationship with the...

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    24 hours

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    29 Sep 2017

  • Scottish courts and the law

    Scottish courts and the law
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 29 Sep 2017
    This free course, Scottish courts and the law, explores the role, function and...
  • Digital forensics

    Digital evidence features in just about every part of our personal and business lives. Legal and business decisions hinge on having timely data...

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    8 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    29 Sep 2017

  • Digital forensics

    Digital forensics
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    Digital evidence features in just about every part of our personal and business...

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Environment

    Certificate of Higher Education in Environment Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    How can we best think about and live sustainably within natural and built...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Counselling

    Diploma of Higher Education in Counselling Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    The value of counselling to improve well-being and quality of life is increasingly...

    CertHE in Business Management (Sport and Football)

    CertHE in Business Management (Sport and Football) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    The Certificate of Higher Education in Business Management (Sport and Football) –...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Humanities

    Certificate of Higher Education in Humanities Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    Why study the arts? Apart from sheer enjoyment, these subjects give you an...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences

    Certificate of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    As well as being fascinating and intellectually rewarding, the study of...

    DipHE in Business Management (Sport and Football)

    DipHE in Business Management (Sport and Football) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    The Open University’s Diploma of Higher Education in Business Management (Sport...

    Certificate in Health Sciences

    Certificate in Health Sciences Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Irochka | Dreamstime.com
    Duration 600 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    This certificate provides a broad introduction to health sciences, exploring some...

    Top-up BSc (Honours) Computing and IT Practice

    Duration 1200 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    If you work in computing and IT and have already completed a foundation degree or...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Business and Management

    Certificate of Higher Education in Business and Management Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    This certificate will introduce you to business and management and help you to...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Natural Sciences

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    Duration 1200 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    Are you fascinated by life’s big questions? Are you thinking about studying for a...
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