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Addressing health inequalities in greenspaces to age well: Part II diversity and safety article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Addressing health inequalities in greenspaces to age well: Part II diversity and safety

How can a collaborative response from managers of greenspaces, park users and other stakeholders help address health and wellbeing inequalities?

Article
5 mins
Addressing health inequalities in greenspaces to age well: Part I socio-economic and transport access inequalities article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Addressing health inequalities in greenspaces to age well: Part I socio-economic and transport access inequalities

Natural spaces are beneficial to health and wellbeing and can help people to age well but there are a number of barriers to these in our society. This article explores these inequalities and what's being done to address them.

Article
5 mins
Sanctuary Tales: Fighting Speciesism One Animal at a Time video icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Sanctuary Tales: Fighting Speciesism One Animal at a Time

In this film about a Norfolk animal sanctuary, we meet some of the animals who live there and the people who care for them.

Video
15 mins
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Health, Sports & Psychology

Stress Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month is held every April to increase public awareness about both the causes and cures for stress. We've put together some of our top FREE related wellbeing tips, courses and and other learning resources.

Article
5 mins
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International Day of Happiness

"Clap along if you know what happiness is to you..." Happiness may mean different things for different people. Celebrate whatever makes you happy on the International Day of Happiness.

Article
5 mins
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Science, Maths & Technology

Brain Awareness Week

11-17 March is Brain Awareness Week. From our OU PhD students' fascinating research into the brain to new articles with mind-blowing facts, we've got a host of FREE brainy learning materials.

Article
1 hr
Talking about the menopause: symptoms, support and the role of exercise free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Talking about the menopause: symptoms, support and the role of exercise

This free OpenLearn course is designed to help anyone whose life is affected by the menopause. No matter what gender you identify with, this transitional phase can affect people in all sorts of ways, so this course is open to all. The objectives are to empower everyone, by increasing knowledge of what the menopause is and the effects it can ...

Free course
12 hrs
Proud of nursing associates: who they are and why they are important article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Proud of nursing associates: who they are and why they are important

What is the role of the nursing associate in England and what positive impact can they have on the health and social care teams they work in? Gemma Ryan-Blackwell explains.

Article
5 mins
Introducing relational care free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Introducing relational care

‘Relational care’ is a developing approach to care which can help address many of the challenges faced by the older adult care sector. It provides benefits not only for older people but also all those involved in their care. This free course is for providers, managers and staff of older adult residential and day care facilities. It explains ...

Free course
4 hrs
Ever Wondered About... Pancakes? article icon

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Ever Wondered About... Pancakes?

To celebrate Shrove Tuesday (Pancake day) take a look at the science and history of the pancake.

Article
5 mins
Children and young people's mental health: a collection of free resources article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Children and young people's mental health: a collection of free resources

Explore our collection of free resources focusing on the issue of mental health and wellbeing when it comes to children and young people.

Article
5 mins
Supporting children and young people's wellbeing free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Supporting children and young people's wellbeing

This free course, Supporting children and young people's wellbeing, looks at some of the broader concerns regarding wellbeing and the idea that children and young people today are increasingly reporting feelings of unhappiness. By completing the activities, you will be introduced to different ways of understanding children and young people’s ...

Free course
7 hrs