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Jul 17th 2017

The purpose of this course is to introduce you to current global challenges in conservation and development, including changes in both sectors. This course will inspire you to rethink assumptions to address global challenges in conservation and development, and introduce you to new models and approaches that harness technological, behavioral, and financial innovation.

Average: 9.5 (2 votes)
Jul 17th 2017

This course will help you become scientifically literate so that you can make better choices for yourself and the world. Unlike other courses on statistics and scientific methods, we explore global challenges - such as poverty or climate change - and then discuss how key approaches of statistics and scientific methods can help tackle these challenges. We present these approaches in a non-mathematical and easily accessible way. You will leave the course being able to recognize which efforts to do good in this world actually work, and you will have used your science literacy to make some personal changes in your life.

Average: 4 (1 vote)
May 15th 2017

Understanding the Global Challenges of a Changing World. The nature and form of urbanisation is rapidly changing. New cities form while others decline, urban development enhances economic chances for some but challenges quality of life for others. This course focuses on planetary urbanisation, the idea that whether living in cities or not, most of the world’s 7 billion people are impacted by the processes of urbanisation.

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Feb 20th 2017

Can chemistry help to feed a growing population, or overcome increasing bacterial resistance? Discovering Science: Global Challenges explores how chemistry plays a fundamental role in overcoming some of the modern issues that affect our everyday lives. In this two week course, leading academics from the University of Leeds will explain the challenges we face in two important areas:bacterial resistance and global food security.

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Jan 19th 2015

In this course you will develop and enhance your ability to think critically, assess information and develop reasoned arguments in the context of the global challenges facing society today.

Average: 5.3 (4 votes)