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What should I expect when I am nearing the end of my life? article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

What should I expect when I am nearing the end of my life?

Death is part of life and is something we all need to face; not only our own death, but the deaths of those around us. Many of us are unprepared for this major event in our lives.

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Issues in women’s football article icon

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Issues in women’s football

In these three audios, Dr Carrie Dunn discusses a number of important areas of women’s football.

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5 mins
Life after sport: giving back article icon

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Life after sport: giving back

For many athletes the transition into retirement and beyond can bring with it challenges, not least the prospect of a new and unfamiliar future.

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5 mins
A ‘disorder’ or just me? Life with bipolar article icon

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A ‘disorder’ or just me? Life with bipolar

March 30 marks the date of World Bipolar Day, an awareness campaign aiming to reduce the stigma and improve sensitivity towards the diagnosis. The 30th of March is also the birth date of Vincent Van Gogh, who was thought to have experienced bipolar disorder. Bipolar is believed to affect around 1.3 million people in the UK and many more people ...

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Black lives matter in sport too: what is the BAME experience of sport in the UK? article icon

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Black lives matter in sport too: what is the BAME experience of sport in the UK?

In the current climate, it would be hard not to notice the social upheaval among the BAME population in the UK and USA. Be it the high proportion of deaths among the BAME community from contracting COVID-19 or unarmed black men and women being killed unjustly by the police. So, as a black British man with Nigerian parents, I must express my ...

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Ordinary dying and the Queen: Reflections on a case study article icon

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Ordinary dying and the Queen: Reflections on a case study

Was the late Queen Elizabeth’s death an example of ‘ordinary dying’? This article examines what it means and what this case study reveals.

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Are you a secret hoarder? article icon

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Are you a secret hoarder?

Collector or hoarder: How can we define a healthy relationship to personal possessions?

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5 mins
Are you a super recogniser? activity icon

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Are you a super recogniser?

Police super-recognisers have an above average ability to recognise faces and have identified a large number of criminals via CCTV footage. Do you possess the skill? Try our quiz to find out. 

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Demystifying Chronic Kidney Disease: what is it and who is at risk? article icon

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Demystifying Chronic Kidney Disease: what is it and who is at risk?

The 9th March is World Kidney Day, a campaign to help raise awareness on the importance of our kidneys. This article seeks to explain what is meant by Chronic Kidney Disease, common risk factors and recommended strategies to aid in the early detection and management of this condition.

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5 mins
Narratives of COVID video icon

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Narratives of COVID

The Pandemic has brought losses, death, and changes to everyday life on a global scale. At The Open University, we reached out to students, staff and alumni to hear about their experiences.

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What does it mean, to be a man? activity icon

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What does it mean, to be a man?

Beliefs about what makes a ‘real’ man have changed enormously over time. So what does it mean to be a man in the twenty-first century? Do traditional ideas about masculinity still apply, and if not, what kinds of new ideas have replaced them? Explore our interactive below to learn more.

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Ambitions for Palliative and End of Life Care: making sense of a national framework for local action article icon

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Ambitions for Palliative and End of Life Care: making sense of a national framework for local action

The Ambitions for Palliative and End of Life Care seeks to help transform end of life care across the country. A research team from The Open University set out to explore how people make sense of and use this document in their practice.

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