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Starting with psychology free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Starting with psychology

The most 'important and greatest puzzle' we face as humans is ourselves (Boring, 1950, p. 56). Humans are a puzzle, one that is complex, subtle and multi-layered, and it gets even more complicated as we evolve over time and change within different contexts. When answering the question 'what makes us who we are?' psychologists put forward a ...

Free course
5 hrs
Exercise and mental health free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Exercise and mental health

Each year thousands of pounds are spent on medications to treat conditions such as anxiety and depression. These medications often have negative side effects. Exercise is an alternative treatment that is low cost and has few side effects. In this free course, Exercise and mental health, we will look at the links between exercise and improved ...

Free course
2 hrs
An introduction to social work in Wales free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

An introduction to social work in Wales

Respecting the individuality of each person is a central value of social work but, as the term suggests, social work is not only about individual perspectives: it also takes place in a social context. Society, demography, geography, national legislation, national policy, and language all play an important part, both in the lives of service users...

Free course
10 hrs
Aberdulais Falls: a case study in Welsh heritage free course icon level 1: introductory icon

History & The Arts

Aberdulais Falls: a case study in Welsh heritage

This free course, Aberdulais Falls: a case study in Welsh heritage, looks at the Aberdulais Falls in Wales, and considers the key issues affecting the decision-making of the bodies which are responsible for looking after our heritage. We examine the heritage debates: who decides what should be preserved from the past as our heritage, who is this...

Free course
2 hrs
How to manage the digital-related stress of technology article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

How to manage the digital-related stress of technology

How can we avoid the stress and anxiety associated with the digital age? Dr Gini Harrison and Dr Mathijs Lucassen give us five tips...

Article
10 mins
The weakness of European Wales article icon

Society, Politics & Law

The weakness of European Wales

Why did ‘left-wing’ Wales vote to Leave the EU?

Article
10 mins
Harry Potter and the Translator’s Challenge article icon

Languages

Harry Potter and the Translator’s Challenge

How did translators go about converting the anagram 'Tom Marvolo Riddle'? Fernando Rosell-Aguilar explores the tricky business of translating J.K. Rowling's fun and creative words into 80 other languages.

Article
15 mins
Homage to Celtalonia article icon

Society, Politics & Law

Homage to Celtalonia

What could Brexit mean for Wales, Ireland and Scotland?

Article
5 mins
Brexit: On the vote in Wales article icon

Society, Politics & Law

Brexit: On the vote in Wales

Wales voted leave by a margin of 52.5 per cent. It is an interesting case study of how people voted against their own material self interest, to increase their precarity, and to become even poorer than they already are, writes Daniel Evans.

Article
5 mins
Welsh history and its sources free course icon level 1: introductory icon

History & The Arts

Welsh history and its sources

This free course, Welsh history and its sources, is a teaching and learning resource for anyone interested in Welsh history. It contains study materials, links to some of the most important institutions that contribute to our understanding of the history of Wales, and a pool of resources that can help you understand Welsh history and the way it ...

Free course
25 hrs
Rural entrepreneurship in Wales free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Money & Business

Rural entrepreneurship in Wales

What are the important issues to consider when starting up or running a small business in a rural environment? This free course, Rural entrepreneurship in Wales, will introduce you to some concepts and models that will help you work out what you want to do with your business idea and to consider the impact of living in a rural location.

Free course
30 hrs
Contemporary Wales free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Society, Politics & Law

Contemporary Wales

This free course provides an accessible and lively social science account of contemporary Wales. It introduces key aspects of the economy, society, politics and culture of Wales, providing a wealth of up-to-date evidence that is organised around core social science concepts and theories, to help you make sense of a changing nation.

Free course
15 hrs