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This course provides an introduction to gentrification and to the cultural impacts of housing displacement for people in cities and neighbourhoods across the world. Gentrification is a term which has been used to describe the process by which wealthier people move into an area leading to the [...]
Get an introduction to Haskell, the increasingly popular functional programming language, with this University of Glasgow course. Do you want to develop software using the latest programming language paradigm? Haskell is a functional programming language, based on formal mathematical principles. As such, it is easy to reason about and [...]
Get an introduction to basic first aid, including how to help someone who is choking, with this first aid course. Thousands of lives a year could be saved if more of us knew basic first aid. This 2-week course is a basic guide to first aid.
Visualisation is a rapidly progressive specialty in academia, research and industry, and becoming the future of science. With the advancement of digital technologies and their applications, biomedical visualisation is an evolving and popular field. With new techniques and technologies to image, process and analyse data related to the human [...]
Explore dying and palliative care practice around the world and evaluate new trends and ideas surrounding end of life care issues. Learn about new directions and the latest thinking on end of life care. Death itself may be certain, but how we die involves many challenges. On this course, [...]
Explore the purpose of museums today and find how they facilitate learning. Find out how museum collections, spaces and technology help visitors learn. What is the purpose of museums in today’s world - a world obsessed with technology? On this course we explore what can be gained from interacting [...]
Travel back in time through Scottish history by examining early modern Scottish handwriting. Explore Scottish history and learn more about using historical sources. Palaeography is the study of ancient handwriting and a vital skill in the historian’s toolkit. It is essential when conducting research on early modern Scotland – [...]
Using the latest genomics research, discover how genomic technologies are changing how we understand and treat medical conditions. Explore cutting-edge genomics data analysis tools and technology. This course will advance your understanding of the rapidly growing use of genomics in the research, diagnosis, and treatment of clinical [...]
Learn skills to meet the challenges of interpreting for refugees and share your experiences with other interpreters in the sector. Learn about humanitarian interpreting and the role of the interpreter. On this course, you’ll discover the role of the interpreter and explore the specific challenges of interpreting for refugees. [...]
Get a hands-on introduction to mindfulness and its benefits. Support emotional wellbeing through mindfulness activities. In this course you’ll get practical illustrations of how mindfulness can be of particular value in the lives of everyone, and younger people in particular.