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    Week 7 Civilisations: The debate

    By Dr Emma Barker

    Emma Barker, a Senior Lecturer in Art History, will be reflecting on episode seven of Civilisations on Friday...

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    Emma Barker, a Senior Lecturer in Art History, will be reflecting on episode seven of Civilisations on Friday 13th April between 12pm - 2pm. Let us know...
  • How should Rwanda remember the genocide?

    By Samantha Lakin

    Up to a million Tutsis and moderate Hutus were slaughtered during the genocide of 1994. A quarter of a century on,...

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  • How should Rwanda remember the genocide?

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    Up to a million Tutsis and moderate Hutus were slaughtered during the genocide of 1994. A quarter of a century on, how does Rwanda memorialise that event?
  • How might Brexit shape the Scottish economy?

    Leading experts analyse how Brexit may change the Scotish economy and how the fall in the value of the pound is...

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    Leading experts analyse how Brexit may change the Scotish economy and how the fall in the value of the pound is good news for exporters, but bad news...
  • How might a hard or soft Brexit affect the UK?

    As the negotiations of the United Kingdom's departure from The European Union continue, experts from Scotland...

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  • How might a hard or soft Brexit affect the UK?

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    As the negotiations of the United Kingdom's departure from The European Union continue, experts from Scotland analyse some of the possible outcomes...
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  • Welcome to nowhere special

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    Ingrid Piller despairs of the rise of banal cosmopolitanism
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    How did a natural disaster take us closer to Brexit?

    By Rahel Cramer

    The framing of the national debate around Brexit owed a debt to coverage of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, says...

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    10 Apr 2018

  • How did a natural disaster take us closer to Brexit?

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    The framing of the national debate around Brexit owed a debt to coverage of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, says Rahel Cramer.
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    How do natural disasters affect mental health?

    By Jane Palmer

    Understanding why suicide rates in Puerto Rico have risen by a third since Hurricane Maria could help us prepare for...

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    10 Apr 2018

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    Understanding why suicide rates in Puerto Rico have risen by a third since Hurricane Maria could help us prepare for future natural disasters. Jane Palmer...
  • Is it ever morally acceptable to visit a mass murder site?

    By Professor Derek Matravers

    Why are ‘Jack the Ripper’ tours or visiting sites of genocide in Auschwitz or Cambodia deemed acceptable but the more...

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    10 Apr 2018

  • Is it ever morally acceptable to visit a mass murder site?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 10 Apr 2018
    Why are ‘Jack the Ripper’ tours or visiting sites of genocide in Auschwitz or Cambodia deemed acceptable but the more recent ‘Yorkshire Ripper’ tours seen as...
  • Why is Scotland unlikely to get its own Brexit deal

    By Paul Anderson

    Paul Anderson believes the concerns of Spain make it unlikely that Scotland will get a special deal as the UK starts...

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  • Why is Scotland unlikely to get its own Brexit deal

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Apr 2018
    Paul Anderson believes the concerns of Spain make it unlikely that Scotland will get a special deal as the UK starts negotiations to leave the EU.
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    Full Steam Ahead

    It’s Full Steam Ahead for historians Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn as they bring back to life the golden age of steam...

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    09 Apr 2018

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    It’s Full Steam Ahead for historians Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn as they bring back to life the golden age of steam and explore how the...

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    Financial methods in environmental decisions

    This free course, Financial methods in environmental decisions, begins by introducing some of the tools that can be used to assess the benefits of...

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    This free course, Financial methods in environmental decisions, begins by...
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    Brighton Pavilion

    In this free course, Brighton Pavilion, you will examine the Royal Pavilion at Brighton, and its relationship to nineteenth-century Romanticism and...

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    In this free course, Brighton Pavilion, you will examine the Royal Pavilion at...
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    This free course explores the economic and cultural value of coffee. You will...
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    Making decisions

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    Do you hate making decisions? Does the ability of others to make snap decisions...
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    IT: Information

    BBC News 24, Sky News, CNN. We live in an era where news has become almost instantaneous. This free course, IT: Information, will look at how news...

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    19 Apr 2018

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    BBC News 24, Sky News, CNN. We live in an era where news has become almost...
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    IT: Technology news

    To develop as an independent, confident learner you will need to learn the study skills involved in reading articles, taking notes and summarising...

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    19 Apr 2018

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    IT in everyday life

    We now live in a global village where distance is no longer a barrier to commercial or social contact. This free course, IT in everyday life, will...

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    IT: e-government

    You can now access government directly through the web. While studying this free course, IT: e-government, you look at the scope of e-government,...

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    You can now access government directly through the web. While studying this free...
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    IT: device to device communication

    Are you a technophobe? Bluetooth, Ethernet, WiFi; are they terms that mean nothing to you? IT: device to device communication, is a free course...

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    Are you a technophobe? Bluetooth, Ethernet, WiFi; are they terms that mean nothing...
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    Dance skills

    Dance communicates ideas through movement and is an expressive art form. Students need to learn how to use their body in a safe and healthy way,...

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    18 Apr 2018

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    Dance communicates ideas through movement and is an expressive art form. Students...

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Business

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Business
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    How are businesses organised? How do they develop strategies, handle risk and take...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Combined Professional Studies

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    The Diploma of Higher Education in Combined Professional Studies is an extremely...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Computing&IT&Second Subject

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Computing&IT&Second Subject
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    Computing and IT skills are hugely valued in the modern workplace; studied...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Computing and IT

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    In the twenty-first century technology dominates the way we live, work, socialise...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Social Care (Scotland)

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Social Care (Scotland)
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    Social care in Scotland is increasingly multidisciplinary and community focused –...

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Humanities
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    The Diploma of Higher Education in Humanities will help you refine your skills of...

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Leadership and Management
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    How do leadership and management theories and ideas influence the way...

    BA (Honours) Social Work (Wales)

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    BA (Honours) Social Work (Wales)
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    Social workers support and protect some of society’s most deprived and vulnerable...

    BA (Honours) Youth Work

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    There are few things more important or rewarding than making a positive difference...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Working with Young People

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    This practice-based diploma course is the qualification for you if you’re living...
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