University of Exeter

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university and in the top 1% of institutions globally.
It combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 18,000 students and is ranked 8th in The Sunday Times Good University Guide, 10th in The Complete University Guide 2014 and 12th in the Guardian University Guide 2014. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 90% of the University’s research was rated as being at internationally recognised levels and 16 of its 31 subjects are ranked in the top 10, with 27 subjects ranked in the top 20.
The University has invested in more than £350 million worth of new facilities across its campuses in the last few years; including landmark new student services centres - the Forum in Exeter and The Exchange on the Penryn Campus in Cornwall, together with world-class new facilities for Biosciences, the Business School and the Environment and Sustainability Institute. There are plans for another £330 million of investment between now and 2016
More info: http://www.exeter.ac.uk/

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Rheumatoid Arthritis: Exercises for Hands (FutureLearn)

Sep 6th 2021
Rheumatoid Arthritis: Exercises for Hands (FutureLearn)
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This course for healthcare professionals introduces Strengthening and Stretching for Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Hand (SARAH). Explore the impact of rheumatoid arthritis and how SARAH can help patients. Rheumatoid arthritis is a long-term joint disease and often involves the small joints of the hands and wrists. Hand exercises play [...]
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PDSAFE: Physiotherapy and Falls Prevention in Parkinson's (FutureLearn)

Discover a multi-dimensional approach to falls prevention in Parkinson’s patients, following the PDSAFE clinical trial. Identify how frequent falls in Parkinson’s can be prevented Falling is a common and disabling consequence of Parkinson’s disease and presents a major health challenge for [...]
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Cognitive Behavioural Skills to Treat Back Pain: The Back Skills Training (BeST) Programme (FutureLearn)

Aug 2nd 2021
Cognitive Behavioural Skills to Treat Back Pain: The Back Skills Training (BeST) Programme (FutureLearn)
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Learn an evidence-based, cognitive behavioural approach to manage low back pain with this CPD course for health professionals. Understand a cognitive behavioural approach to manage ongoing low back pain. On this course you will explore the BeST programme, examining the causes of persistent low back pain, and the cognitive [...]
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Testing Times in the Classroom: Challenges of 21st Century Education (FutureLearn)

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Testing Times in the Classroom: Challenges of 21st Century Education (FutureLearn)
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Explore debates surrounding education in the 21st century - how has education changed and what are the concerns for the future? Challenge the way you think about the key issues affecting education today. Are schools too focussed on assessments? Is education just about profit? Does the classroom affect children’s [...]
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Valuing Nature: Should We Put a Price on Ecosystems? (FutureLearn)

Mar 29th 2021
Valuing Nature: Should We Put a Price on Ecosystems? (FutureLearn)
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Discover the many ways that we benefit from the natural world through ecosystem services. There are many services that ecosystems provide that we never even consider, until we destroy them. Natural ecosystems help alleviate flooding, improve food security and protect our coastlines. Yet we consistently replace these ecosystems with [...]
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Tipping Points: Climate Change and Society (FutureLearn)

Mar 15th 2021
Tipping Points: Climate Change and Society (FutureLearn)
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Discover how rapid changes to natural systems may make Earth look very different in the future. A tipping point occurs when there’s a shift in the state of a system towards a new equilibrium. We’re now facing tipping points in our climate system that could accelerate the dangerous effects [...]
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Climate Change: Solutions (FutureLearn)

Feb 15th 2021
Climate Change: Solutions (FutureLearn)
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Explore the potential solutions to climate change and how they relate to the UN's sustainable development goals. Man-made climate change is one of the biggest threats to the world. The effects are already being seen through receding glaciers, ocean acidification and an increasingly vulnerable food supply. It’s vital we [...]
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Climate Change: The Science (FutureLearn)

Jan 18th 2021
Climate Change: The Science (FutureLearn)
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Learn about the science of climate change, the risks it poses and how human activity is changing our world. Climate Change poses an increasing threat to the stability of Earth’s systems. If we want to protect our planet from dangerous and unprecedented change, first we must understand the science [...]
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Addressing Postnatal Depression as a Healthcare Professional (FutureLearn)

Jan 11th 2021
Addressing Postnatal Depression as a Healthcare Professional (FutureLearn)
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Understand how postnatal depression affects parental mental health and explore ways to provide support as a healthcare worker. Learn how to offer effective support to new and expecting parents. During pregnancy and the year after birth, many women can be affected by mood changes, anxiety disorders, and depression. Women [...]
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Building Your Career in Tomorrow’s Workplace (FutureLearn)

Jan 11th 2021
Building Your Career in Tomorrow’s Workplace (FutureLearn)
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Learn about the many factors shaping tomorrow’s working world, and create your future by planning the direction of your career. Get prepared to forge a career in the workplace of the future. The workplace of the future offers new challenges and opportunities, shaped by technological change and trends towards [...]
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