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    Schizophrenia: Beyond science

    By Dr Jonathan Leach

    Can communities help us to stop relying on advances in science alone to meet the needs of people diagnosed with schizophrenia? Dr Jonathan Leach explores...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Jul 2021

  • Schizophrenia: Beyond science

    Schizophrenia: Beyond science Creative commons image Icon Jeff Kubina under CC BY-SA 2.0 license under Creative-Commons license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Jul 2021
    Can communities help us to stop relying on advances in science alone to meet the needs of people diagnosed with schizophrenia? Dr Jonathan Leach explores...
  • Improving the everyday lives of carers

    By Dr Verina Waights

    Many carers feel undervalued by society and that they are having to ‘go it alone’. The European Funded DISCOVER project, which included a team from the Open University led by Dr Verina Waights, have developed a website to support carers through...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Jul 2021

  • Improving the everyday lives of carers

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 08 Jul 2021
    Many carers feel undervalued by society and that they are having to ‘go it alone’. The European Funded DISCOVER project, which included a team from the Open...
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    What sporting future? Risks and rewards

    Michael Johnson hears from sporting professionals on what they think the future of sport is, especially in an age when technology is advancing rapidly. 

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Jul 2021

  • What sporting future? Risks and rewards

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jul 2021
    Michael Johnson hears from sporting professionals on what they think the future of sport is, especially in an age when technology is advancing rapidly. 
  • Oxygen, blood and the body

    By Dr Simon Collinson

    How do living things transport and store oxygen for respiration? Dr Simon Collinson explains.

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    10 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    14 Jun 2021

  • Oxygen, blood and the body

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    Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 Jun 2021
    How do living things transport and store oxygen for respiration? Dr Simon Collinson explains.
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    Outdoor Therapy: The Benefits of Walking and Talking

    By Dr Jitka Vseteckova, Dr Abigail Methley, Ellie Broad

    An area that has been of particular interest during COVID-19 is providing traditional talking therapy outdoors. This article explores the pros of connecting with the natural world...

    Read now: Outdoor Therapy: The Benefits of Walking and Talking about Managing projects through people

    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 May 2021

  • Outdoor Therapy: The Benefits of Walking and Talking

    Outdoor Therapy: The Benefits of Walking and Talking Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: Photo by Liza Summer from Pexels
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 27 May 2021
    An area that has been of particular interest during COVID-19 is providing traditional talking therapy outdoors. This article explores the pros of connecting...
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    Will players be fit to perform or ready to burnout at Euro 2020?

    By Simon Rea

    How will the condensed season affect players at the UEFA European Championship, especially during the pandemic? Simon Rea looks at the characteristics of burnout and the intensity of football.

    Read now: Will players be fit to perform or ready to burnout at Euro 2020? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 May 2021

  • Will players be fit to perform or ready to burnout at Euro 2020?

    Will players be fit to perform or ready to burnout at Euro 2020? Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: Photo by Nataliya Vaitkevich from Pexels
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 25 May 2021
    How will the condensed season affect players at the UEFA European Championship, especially during the pandemic? Simon Rea looks at the characteristics of...
  • Life behind a mask

    By Dr Marina Cantarutti

    How has the way we communicate changed due to wearing a face mask? Dr Marina Cantarutti, Interactional Linguist and Research Associate at The Open University, shares her thoughts.

    Read now: Life behind a mask about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 May 2021

  • Life behind a mask

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 May 2021
    How has the way we communicate changed due to wearing a face mask? Dr Marina Cantarutti, Interactional Linguist and Research Associate at The Open...
  • Has COVID-19 changed the public perception of nursing?

    By Dr Rebecca Garcia

    Reflecting so far, 2020 and the unfortunate arrival of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has certainly given the Year of the Nurse, a unique position on the global health stage. Dr Rebecca Garcia, Lecturer in Nursing at The Open University, looks at the...

    Read now: Has COVID-19 changed the public perception of nursing? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 May 2021

  • Has COVID-19 changed the public perception of nursing?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 May 2021
    Reflecting so far, 2020 and the unfortunate arrival of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has certainly given the Year of the Nurse, a unique position on the global...
  • Panic buying and how to stop it

    By Dr Volker Patent

    Dr Volker Patent looks at a tale of emerging norms, signalling and selective information processing.

    Read now: Panic buying and how to stop it about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 May 2021

  • Panic buying and how to stop it

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 May 2021
    Dr Volker Patent looks at a tale of emerging norms, signalling and selective information processing.
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    What happens to our brain as we age and how can we stop the decline?

    By Dr Jitka Vseteckova, Dr Abigail Methley, Ellie Broad

    How does the brain age and what can be done to decrease the onset of dementia? This article has many handy tips for people with dementia and their carers.

    Read now: What happens to our brain as we age and how can we stop the decline? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 May 2021

  • What happens to our brain as we age and how can we stop the decline?

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 12 May 2021
    How does the brain age and what can be done to decrease the onset of dementia? This article has many handy tips for people with dementia and their carers.

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    Schizophrenia: Beyond science

    By Dr Jonathan Leach

    Can communities help us to stop relying on advances in science alone to meet the needs of people diagnosed with schizophrenia? Dr Jonathan Leach explores...

    Updated content

    Read now: Schizophrenia: Beyond science about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Jul 2021

  • Schizophrenia: Beyond science

    Schizophrenia: Beyond science Creative commons image Icon Jeff Kubina under CC BY-SA 2.0 license under Creative-Commons license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Jul 2021
    Can communities help us to stop relying on advances in science alone to meet the needs of people diagnosed with schizophrenia? Dr Jonathan Leach explores...
  • Improving the everyday lives of carers

    By Dr Verina Waights

    Many carers feel undervalued by society and that they are having to ‘go it alone’. The European Funded DISCOVER project, which included a team from the Open University led by Dr Verina Waights, have developed a website to support carers through...

    Read now: Improving the everyday lives of carers about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Jul 2021

  • Improving the everyday lives of carers

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 08 Jul 2021
    Many carers feel undervalued by society and that they are having to ‘go it alone’. The European Funded DISCOVER project, which included a team from the Open...
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Channel 4/The Moment

    What sporting future? Risks and rewards

    Michael Johnson hears from sporting professionals on what they think the future of sport is, especially in an age when technology is advancing rapidly. 

    Watch now: What sporting future? Risks and rewards about Managing projects through people

    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Jul 2021

  • What sporting future? Risks and rewards

    Featuring: Video Video
    What sporting future? Risks and rewards Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Channel 4/The Moment
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jul 2021
    Michael Johnson hears from sporting professionals on what they think the future of sport is, especially in an age when technology is advancing rapidly. 
  • Oxygen, blood and the body

    By Dr Simon Collinson

    How do living things transport and store oxygen for respiration? Dr Simon Collinson explains.

    Take part now: Oxygen, blood and the body about Managing projects through people

    Activity

    10 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    14 Jun 2021

  • Oxygen, blood and the body

    Featuring: Activity Activity
    Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 Jun 2021
    How do living things transport and store oxygen for respiration? Dr Simon Collinson explains.
  • Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: Photo by Liza Summer from Pexels

    Outdoor Therapy: The Benefits of Walking and Talking

    By Dr Jitka Vseteckova, Dr Abigail Methley, Ellie Broad

    An area that has been of particular interest during COVID-19 is providing traditional talking therapy outdoors. This article explores the pros of connecting with the natural world...

    Read now: Outdoor Therapy: The Benefits of Walking and Talking about Managing projects through people

    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 May 2021

  • Outdoor Therapy: The Benefits of Walking and Talking

    Outdoor Therapy: The Benefits of Walking and Talking Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: Photo by Liza Summer from Pexels
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 27 May 2021
    An area that has been of particular interest during COVID-19 is providing traditional talking therapy outdoors. This article explores the pros of connecting...
  • Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: Photo by Nataliya Vaitkevich from Pexels

    Will players be fit to perform or ready to burnout at Euro 2020?

    By Simon Rea

    How will the condensed season affect players at the UEFA European Championship, especially during the pandemic? Simon Rea looks at the characteristics of burnout and the intensity of football.

    Read now: Will players be fit to perform or ready to burnout at Euro 2020? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 May 2021

  • Will players be fit to perform or ready to burnout at Euro 2020?

    Will players be fit to perform or ready to burnout at Euro 2020? Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: Photo by Nataliya Vaitkevich from Pexels
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 25 May 2021
    How will the condensed season affect players at the UEFA European Championship, especially during the pandemic? Simon Rea looks at the characteristics of...
  • Life behind a mask

    By Dr Marina Cantarutti

    How has the way we communicate changed due to wearing a face mask? Dr Marina Cantarutti, Interactional Linguist and Research Associate at The Open University, shares her thoughts.

    Read now: Life behind a mask about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 May 2021

  • Life behind a mask

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 May 2021
    How has the way we communicate changed due to wearing a face mask? Dr Marina Cantarutti, Interactional Linguist and Research Associate at The Open...
  • Has COVID-19 changed the public perception of nursing?

    By Dr Rebecca Garcia

    Reflecting so far, 2020 and the unfortunate arrival of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has certainly given the Year of the Nurse, a unique position on the global health stage. Dr Rebecca Garcia, Lecturer in Nursing at The Open University, looks at the...

    Read now: Has COVID-19 changed the public perception of nursing? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 May 2021

  • Has COVID-19 changed the public perception of nursing?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 May 2021
    Reflecting so far, 2020 and the unfortunate arrival of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has certainly given the Year of the Nurse, a unique position on the global...
  • Panic buying and how to stop it

    By Dr Volker Patent

    Dr Volker Patent looks at a tale of emerging norms, signalling and selective information processing.

    Read now: Panic buying and how to stop it about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 May 2021

  • Panic buying and how to stop it

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 May 2021
    Dr Volker Patent looks at a tale of emerging norms, signalling and selective information processing.
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: ID 99184517 © Atthapon Raksthaput | Dreamstime.com

    What happens to our brain as we age and how can we stop the decline?

    By Dr Jitka Vseteckova, Dr Abigail Methley, Ellie Broad

    How does the brain age and what can be done to decrease the onset of dementia? This article has many handy tips for people with dementia and their carers.

    Read now: What happens to our brain as we age and how can we stop the decline? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 May 2021

  • What happens to our brain as we age and how can we stop the decline?

    What happens to our brain as we age and how can we stop the decline? Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: ID 99184517 © Atthapon Raksthaput | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 12 May 2021
    How does the brain age and what can be done to decrease the onset of dementia? This article has many handy tips for people with dementia and their carers.