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Public Health focuses on the health of entire populations, fighting disease on a massive scale.

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Jun 23rd 2014

This course introduces what we already know, and what we are still discovering about the form and function of the human brain.

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Jun 9th 2014

Discover how psychology can help obtain evidence from eyewitnesses in police investigations and prevent miscarriages of justice.

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Jun 2nd 2014

How will climate change affect the availability of water in the Western United States—where water is already the most precious natural resource? What water management challenges does the Western U.S. face? How do we manage natural disasters like drought, wildfire, and flooding? This course engages participants with cutting-edge science in exploring these and other questions about the intersection of climate change and water management in the West.

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May 30th 2014

Chronic pain is at epidemic levels and has become the highest-cost condition in health care. This course uses both creative and experiential learning to better understand chronic pain conditions and how they can be prevented through self-management in our cognitive, behavioral, physical, emotional, spiritual, social, and environmental realms.

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May 28th 2014

This course examines the science behind different types of natural disasters and our ability or inability to control and predict such events.

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May 26th 2014

This course will look at how intelligent and innovative use of the ocean can sustainably deliver the key resources necessary to help meet some of the great challenges faced by humanity.

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May 19th 2014

Understand how basic scientific principles underpin forensic science and can contribute to solving criminal cases.

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May 19th 2014

Heart rate, blood pressure, respiration rate, temperature, pain. What do these vital signs tell you about your body? Learn the basic physiology underlying the vital signs and how to accurately assess them.

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May 19th 2014

This course is for anyone interested in learning more about Veterinary Medicine, giving a “taster” of courses covered in the first year of a veterinary degree and an idea of what it is like to study Veterinary Medicine.

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May 19th 2014

Ecosystems is about the relationships between living organisms. Gain an understanding of the natural world and how the web of life works, with illustrations from around the world.

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May 11th 2014

Learn about your body's defenses against disease: how it can identify threats and coordinate counterattacks.

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May 5th 2014

Behavioral genetic methodologies from twin and adoption studies through DNA analysis will be described and applied to address longstanding questions about the origins of individual differences in behavioral traits.

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May 5th 2014

This course is about how detective work by the brain creates our sense of spatial location from a variety of sensory and motor sources, and how this spatial sense in turn shapes our cognitive abilities.

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Apr 28th 2014

How agriculture feeds the world: a study of farms, farmers and the challenges they face.

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Apr 28th 2014

Take the challenge and understand problems and solutions to managing tropical coastal ecosystems.

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Apr 28th 2014

Each mammalian cell has the same genes, yet performs distinct functions. This is achieved by epigenetic control of gene expression; the switching on and switching off of genes. This course will cover the principles of epigenetic control of gene expression, how epigenetic control contributes to cellular differentiation and development, and how it goes wrong in disease.

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Apr 28th 2014

This course introduces how the human body works and how it is more than the sum of its parts.

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Apr 28th 2014

Learn how the nervous system produces behavior, how we use our brain every day, and how neuroscience can explain the common problems afflicting people today. We will study functional human neuroanatomy and neuronal communication, and then use this information to understand how we perceive the outside world, move our bodies voluntarily, stay alive, and play well with others.

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Apr 28th 2014

Over 70% of our planet is ocean, and life itself evolved in the sea so come and join us on this tour of Planet Ocean!

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