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  • Brexit and the Art of Negotiation Creative commons image Icon "Negotiations" by The Bush Centre, via Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    Brexit and the Art of Negotiation

    By Dr Volker Patent

    How to reduce your biases during complex negotiations, in the fifth article from Volker Patent’s series on the...

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    05 Jun 2017

  • Brexit and the Art of Negotiation

    Brexit and the Art of Negotiation Creative commons image Icon "Negotiations" by The Bush Centre, via Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Duration 10 mins Updated 05 Jun 2017
    How to reduce your biases during complex negotiations, in the fifth article from Volker Patent’s series on the psychology of Brexit.
  • The devil is in the (complex) detail Creative commons image Icon "European Parliament Plenary Chamber" by Diamond Geezer, via Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    The devil is in the (complex) detail

    By Dr Volker Patent

    A look at the implications of negotiating Brexit, in the fourth article from Volker Patent’s series on the...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    05 Jun 2017

  • The devil is in the (complex) detail

    The devil is in the (complex) detail Creative commons image Icon "European Parliament Plenary Chamber" by Diamond Geezer, via Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Jun 2017
    A look at the implications of negotiating Brexit, in the fourth article from Volker Patent’s series on the psychology of Brexit.
  • Privileged and Overconfident but Full Steam Ahead! Creative commons image Icon by Mike Cooter, from University of Portsmouth Students' Union Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    Privileged and Overconfident but Full Steam Ahead!

    By Dr Volker Patent

    How negotiations can be affected by priviledge and overconfidence, in a third article on the psychology of Brexit and...

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    02 Jun 2017

  • Privileged and Overconfident but Full Steam Ahead!

    Privileged and Overconfident but Full Steam Ahead! Creative commons image Icon by Mike Cooter, from University of Portsmouth Students' Union Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 02 Jun 2017
    How negotiations can be affected by priviledge and overconfidence, in a third article on the psychology of Brexit and contemporary politics by Volker...
  • Book, comic and animation - What is the fear collection? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
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    01 Jun 2017

  • Book, comic and animation - What is the fear collection?

    Book, comic and animation - What is the fear collection? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jun 2017
    Professor Simon Bell tells the story behind Project Fear.
  • Extinctions at World Heritage Sites aren't just environmental disasters Creative commons image Icon Kirt Edblom under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Extinctions at World Heritage Sites aren't just environmental disasters

    By Emiliano Rodríguez Mega

    As species vanish at alarming rates from protected areas, the impact goes beyond loss of diversity.  Emilio...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    01 Jun 2017

  • Extinctions at World Heritage Sites aren't just environmental disasters

    Extinctions at World Heritage Sites aren't just environmental disasters Creative commons image Icon Kirt Edblom under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jun 2017
    As species vanish at alarming rates from protected areas, the impact goes beyond loss of diversity.  Emilio Rodríguez Mega reports.
  • How do you become British Prime Minister? Creative commons image Icon Policy Exchange under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    How do you become British Prime Minister?

    By Dr Richard Heffernan

    If you fancy the top job in UK politics, Dr Richard Heffernan has some advice on the mechanics of the system.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    01 Jun 2017

  • How do you become British Prime Minister?

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jun 2017
    If you fancy the top job in UK politics, Dr Richard Heffernan has some advice on the mechanics of the system.
  • OpenMinds-Talk: Virtual Worlds for real experiences

    Join us at The Open University, in the Berrill Theatre and online as we host an enlightening talk exploring virtual...

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    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Jun 2017

  • OpenMinds-Talk: Virtual Worlds for real experiences

    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 01 Jun 2017
    Join us at The Open University, in the Berrill Theatre and online as we host an enlightening talk exploring virtual worlds.
  • Open Minds - Diabetes and Depression: A Tale of Three Cities Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Open Minds - Diabetes and Depression: A Tale of Three Cities

    Join us at the OU in Milton Keynes or online as we host an enlightening talk exploring the question the link between...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    01 Jun 2017

  • Open Minds - Diabetes and Depression: A Tale of Three Cities

    Open Minds - Diabetes and Depression: A Tale of Three Cities Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 01 Jun 2017
    Join us at the OU in Milton Keynes or online as we host an enlightening talk exploring the question the link between diabetes and psychosocial problems such...
  • What is the pension triple lock, and how has it become an election issue? Creative commons image Icon Keith Williamson under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    What is the pension triple lock, and how has it become an election issue?

    By Jonquil Lowe

    Jonquil Lowe explains why promises about pensions have become important in the election debates.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    31 May 2017

  • What is the pension triple lock, and how has it become an election issue?

    What is the pension triple lock, and how has it become an election issue? Creative commons image Icon Keith Williamson under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 31 May 2017
    Jonquil Lowe explains why promises about pensions have become important in the election debates.
  • Brexit and the Irish border Creative commons image Icon Abdullah Bin Sahl under CC-BY licence under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Brexit and the Irish border

    By Dr Philip O'Sullivan

    Dr Philp O'Sullivan reflects on the changing geographical relationship between the UK and Ireland.

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    31 May 2017

  • Brexit and the Irish border

    Brexit and the Irish border Creative commons image Icon Abdullah Bin Sahl under CC-BY licence under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 31 May 2017
    Dr Philp O'Sullivan reflects on the changing geographical relationship between the UK and Ireland.

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    This free online course, Working in the voluntary sector, will introduce you to some of the main activities carried out by volunteers and staff,...

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    Take a new and different look at mental health. This free course, Challenging ideas in mental health, invites you to think differently about life's...

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    Intermediate level Duration 14 hours Updated 09 May 2017
    The extreme challenges of life in the polar regions require the animals who make...
  • Understanding depression and anxiety

    In this free course, Understanding depression and anxiety, we consider some risk and causal factors for some depression and anxiety disorders –...

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    08 May 2017

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    In this free course, Understanding depression and anxiety, we consider some risk...
  • Introducing the voluntary sector

    This free course, Introducing the voluntary sector, will guide you through some of the distinctive features and values of the voluntary sector, how...

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    05 May 2017

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    This free course, Introducing the voluntary sector, will guide you through some of...
  • Succeed with maths – Part 1

    If you feel that maths is a mystery that you want to unravel then this free course is for you. It will guide you through how numbers are put...

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 05 May 2017
    If you feel that maths is a mystery that you want to unravel then this free course...
  • Applying social work skills in practice

    In this free course, Applying social work skills in practice, you will explore the social work role in working with vulnerable and socially...

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    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    Intermediate level Duration 7 hours Updated 05 May 2017
    In this free course, Applying social work skills in practice, you will explore the...
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    This free course, Icarus: entering the world of myth, will introduce you to one of the best-known myths from classical antiquity and its various re...

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    03 May 2017

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    This free course, Icarus: entering the world of myth, will introduce you to one of...
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    This free course, Introducing research in law and beyond, is designed to introduce you to the skills required to develop and complete a legal...

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  • Psychology in the 21st century

    Psychology is not a simple subject. This free course, Psychology in the 21st century, examines how different aspects of human behaviour provide the...

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    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    26 Apr 2017

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    Psychology is not a simple subject. This free course, Psychology in the 21st...

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Natural Sciences

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    Duration 1200 hours Updated 26 Jun 2017
    Are you fascinated by life’s big questions? Are you thinking about studying for a...

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    Duration 900 hours Updated 26 Jun 2017
    Physics is perhaps the most exciting intellectual adventure of our age –...

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    Duration 2400 hours Updated 26 Jun 2017
    Engineering is at the heart of the built environment, and plays a central role in...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Retail Management

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Retail Management
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 26 Jun 2017
    Retail is a dynamic, global industry – with innovative new markets constantly...

    Foundation Degree in Healthcare Practice

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    BSc (Honours) Economics and Mathematical Sciences

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    Duration 3600 hours Updated 26 Jun 2017
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    Foundation Degree in Primary Teaching and Learning

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    Foundation Degree in Primary Teaching and Learning
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 26 Jun 2017
    Teaching assistants and classroom support staff represent one of the fastest...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Childhood Practice

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