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Brain Awareness Week article icon

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.

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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.

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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

Health, Sports & Psychology

Ever Wondered About... Pancakes?

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

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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.

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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
Child mental health: is it in crisis? free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Child mental health: is it in crisis?

There is much discussion about the issue of children and young people’s mental health problems in the media, and we often hear this issue referred to as a ‘crisis’. But what does the evidence say? Are rates of mental health problems rising? In this course you will explore these important questions as well as delving into a case study of a young ...

Free course
3 hrs
Introducing Climate Psychology: facing the climate crisis free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Introducing Climate Psychology: facing the climate crisis

This free course introduces the emerging field of Climate Psychology. It is now widely accepted that facts about climate change, taken alone, do not promote change. There is growing recognition that deeper psychological perspectives, beyond traditional psychological approaches, could enrich environment movements. Additionally, evidence is ...

Free course
12 hrs
Supporting physical development in early childhood free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Supporting physical development in early childhood

Are you involved in caring for or educating babies and young children either as a practitioner in the workforce or as a parent/carer? In this free course, Supporting physical development in early childhood, you will learn how to ensure young children do enough physical activity and how it improves child mental and physical health development....

Free course
18 hrs
Flying Fatigued: Fatigue in Aviation article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Flying Fatigued: Fatigue in Aviation

Commercial pilots must assess whether they are 'fit to fly' - but some personal and commercial pressures mean they can sometimes fly when fatigued, which can be dangerous. What's being done to manage this?

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5 mins
Telephone bereavement support: does it work? article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Telephone bereavement support: does it work?

Experiencing the death of someone close can be profoundly impactful. As human beings, we are wired for relationships. In short, we need each other. Here Andy Langford shares insights about telephone support following a bereavement.

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10 mins