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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.
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.
Learn how to identify, assess the risk for, prevent and treat PTSD in a range of contexts. Learn about PTSD - its symptoms, prevalence, causes and treatment. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is the mental disorder most commonly associated with exposure to trauma. PTSD results from exposure to traumas which [...]
This short module is designed to support first year medical students to understand the importance of breastfeeding in the UK. Gain the medical training skills you need around the subject of breastfeeding. This informative course, in a collaboration between Unicef UK and the University of Glasgow, provides an introduction [...]
Explore the science behind our genetics and health and empower those with genetics disorders to make more informed health choices. Gain insight into cutting-edge genetics testing technologies and research. This course offers a fascinating insight into how genetics can impact our health and the importance of understanding genetic diseases [...]
Develop an understanding of suicide in a global context. Learn about suicide risk factors and ways to help prevent it. Recognise suicide risk and optimise prevention worldwide. Suicide is preventable, yet it is estimated that a person dies by suicide every 40 seconds somewhere in the world. This equates [...]