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    The science of chocolate

    By Professor Claire Turner

    Senior lecturer in analytical science Claire Turner asks: Can chocolate ever be good for us?

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    31 Mar 2021

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    Senior lecturer in analytical science Claire Turner asks: Can chocolate ever be good for us?
  • Death is inevitable: But do you need to plan for it?

    By Dr Erica Borgstrom

    For many, this question may at first seem like an odd one. It may be something you have never thought about – thinking about what the end of life may be like. For others, dying may not seem like something you can ‘plan for’, preferring to presume...

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    18 Mar 2021

  • Death is inevitable: But do you need to plan for it?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Mar 2021
    For many, this question may at first seem like an odd one. It may be something you have never thought about – thinking about what the end of life may be like...
  • What lives in, and on, you

    By Dr Mark Hirst, Prof Hilary MacQueen

    You and your microbiota. Although you might think of yourself as a single individual composed of many millions of cells, you are also host to over one hundred trillion bacteria. 

    Read now: What lives in, and on, you about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Updated on:

    11 Mar 2021

  • What lives in, and on, you

    Beginner level Duration 10 mins Updated 11 Mar 2021
    You and your microbiota. Although you might think of yourself as a single individual composed of many millions of cells, you are also host to over one...
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    10 mins

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    Updated on:

    04 Mar 2021

  • What's in your toolbox?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Mar 2021
    Psychological flexibility is a Swiss army knife in uncertain times.
  • Prenatal diagnosis and surrogacy podcast

    By Jane Fisher

    Jane Fisher, is the Chief Executive of the UK charity Antenatal Results (ARC), who provides unbiased information and support to women and couples who are going through antenatal screening and dealing with its consequences. In this...

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    Updated on:

    04 Mar 2021

  • Prenatal diagnosis and surrogacy podcast

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Mar 2021
    Jane Fisher, is the Chief Executive of the UK charity Antenatal Results (ARC), who provides unbiased information and support to women and couples...
  • The surrogacy pathway

    By Dr Sandy Sieminski, Dr Sarah Earle, Professor Lesley Hoggart

    Have you ever wondered what's involved in the surrogacy process? Find out what costs can be claimed by a surrogate as reasonable expenses and more.

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    04 Mar 2021

  • The surrogacy pathway

    Updated 04 Mar 2021
    Have you ever wondered what's involved in the surrogacy process? Find out what costs can be claimed by a surrogate as reasonable expenses and more.
  • Surrogacy around the world

    By Professor Lesley Hoggart, Dr Sarah Earle

    Which country allows surrogates to legally accept payment for surrogacy from foreigners? Which European country only permits those in a heterosexual partnership or a single female to be intended parents? Professor Lesley Hoggart and Dr...

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    04 Mar 2021

  • Surrogacy around the world

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    Which country allows surrogates to legally accept payment for surrogacy from foreigners? Which European country only permits those in a...
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    Surrogates

    Five young British women attempt to carry babies for other people.

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    04 Mar 2021

  • Surrogates

    Updated 04 Mar 2021
    Five young British women attempt to carry babies for other people.
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    18 Feb 2021

  • How to make the most out of our visit to the Great Outdoors: walking with The Parks Trust and staying mindful

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 18 Feb 2021
    A new resource aimed to help people with dementia engage with their surroundings has been developed by The Parks Trust in Partnership with The Open...
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    Wellbeing and mental health collection

    The mental health and wellbeing collection (Wales) provides a hub of free, bilingual resources that aim to promote positive wellbeing and support good mental health.

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    15 Feb 2021

  • Wellbeing and mental health collection

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 15 Feb 2021
    The mental health and wellbeing collection (Wales) provides a hub of free, bilingual resources that aim to promote positive wellbeing and support good mental...

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    The science of chocolate

    By Professor Claire Turner

    Senior lecturer in analytical science Claire Turner asks: Can chocolate ever be good for us?

    Updated content

    Watch now: The science of chocolate about Managing projects through people

    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    31 Mar 2021

  • The science of chocolate

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    The science of chocolate Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Mikael Damkier | Dreamstime.com Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 31 Mar 2021
    Senior lecturer in analytical science Claire Turner asks: Can chocolate ever be good for us?
  • Death is inevitable: But do you need to plan for it?

    By Dr Erica Borgstrom

    For many, this question may at first seem like an odd one. It may be something you have never thought about – thinking about what the end of life may be like. For others, dying may not seem like something you can ‘plan for’, preferring to presume...

    Read now: Death is inevitable: But do you need to plan for it? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Mar 2021

  • Death is inevitable: But do you need to plan for it?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Mar 2021
    For many, this question may at first seem like an odd one. It may be something you have never thought about – thinking about what the end of life may be like...
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    Accessibility and inclusion in digital health

    In this free course Accessibility and inclusion in digital healthyou will consider some of the ways that people can access digital health in the UK and how they are able to take more control over their physical and mental health

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    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Mar 2021

  • Accessibility and inclusion in digital health

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    In this free course, Accessibility and inclusion in digital health, you will...
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    Social media and networks in health and social care

    The focus of this free course Social media and networks in health and social care will be on the concept of internet safety and the possible advantages and disadvantages the internet offers in terms of health and social care It will also explore the ethical and professional issues associated with online social networks when working in health and social care settings

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    Free course

    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Mar 2021

  • Social media and networks in health and social care

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    The focus of this free course, Social media and networks in health and social care...
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    Innovation in health and social care practice

    This free course Innovation in health and social care practice focuses on how digital technology and innovation changes the expectations and job roles for health and social care practitioners You will learn about what these expectations might be on practitioners and also about common responses and criticisms that may arise from transforming practice through technology

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    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Mar 2021

  • Innovation in health and social care practice

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    This free course, Innovation in health and social care practice, focuses on how...
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    Digital innovation in social care and social work

    This free course Digital innovation in social care and social workexplores how digital technology has made a difference both to the social care sector and people living in their own communities You will also learn about how incorporating technology in the home and in community settings has a range of benefits to peoples wellbeing and ability to maintain independence in their community setting

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    Free course

    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Mar 2021

  • Digital innovation in social care and social work

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    This free course, Digital innovation in social care and social work, explores...
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    Innovation in health and social care: social and historical

    This free course Innovation in health and social care social and historicalfocuses on digital technologies and innovations in health and social care and explores the types of innovations that are available and the impact this has on the individuals using them You will also gain an insight into the potential advantages and disadvantages of these innovations

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    Free course

    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Mar 2021

  • Innovation in health and social care: social and historical

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    Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 16 Mar 2021
    This free course, Innovation in health and social care: social and historical,...
  • What lives in, and on, you

    By Dr Mark Hirst, Prof Hilary MacQueen

    You and your microbiota. Although you might think of yourself as a single individual composed of many millions of cells, you are also host to over one hundred trillion bacteria. 

    Read now: What lives in, and on, you about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Updated on:

    11 Mar 2021

  • What lives in, and on, you

    Beginner level Duration 10 mins Updated 11 Mar 2021
    You and your microbiota. Although you might think of yourself as a single individual composed of many millions of cells, you are also host to over one...
  • Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Mar 2021

  • What's in your toolbox?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Mar 2021
    Psychological flexibility is a Swiss army knife in uncertain times.
  • Prenatal diagnosis and surrogacy podcast

    By Jane Fisher

    Jane Fisher, is the Chief Executive of the UK charity Antenatal Results (ARC), who provides unbiased information and support to women and couples who are going through antenatal screening and dealing with its consequences. In this...

    Listen now: Prenatal diagnosis and surrogacy podcast about Managing projects through people

    Audio

    10 mins

    Updated on:

    04 Mar 2021

  • Prenatal diagnosis and surrogacy podcast

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Mar 2021
    Jane Fisher, is the Chief Executive of the UK charity Antenatal Results (ARC), who provides unbiased information and support to women and couples...