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COVID-19: Understanding the Research Behind the Pandemic (FutureLearn)

Discover how scientists responded to the pandemic and how they conduct innovative research to develop treatments and vaccines. Explore the critical role of research in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic took the world by surprise, causing a global health crisis. Reducing the spread [...]
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A Nutritional Approach to Agriculture and Food Security (FutureLearn)

Sep 6th 2021
A Nutritional Approach to Agriculture and Food Security (FutureLearn)
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Develop skills to apply and evaluate innovative solutions that place nutrition at the heart of a sustainable food system. Modern agriculture and global food systems have become very complex and do not always provide people with affordable and nutritious food. This course presents current research, which aims to place [...]
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What is Health Research? (FutureLearn)

Explore the world of health research and the role volunteers play in transforming treatments and improving health care. Learn about health research and explore opportunities to get involved. Have you ever wondered how doctors and nurses know what treatment or care to give? It’s only through health research that [...]
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Financing and Initiating Major Engineering Projects (Coursera)

To successfully lead major projects you have to understand typical investor and project financing approaches. In this course, you’ll learn to interpret some key contractual instruments that are relevant for the financing of major engineering projects so that you are in a position to ensure the financially secure delivery [...]
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Major Engineering Projects: Governance, Risk and Scope (Coursera)

Gain confidence when dealing with stakeholders of major projects by learning to identify and manage those that are involved in the project planning and delivery. This course will enable you to explore project governance in theory and practice. Through real life examples you’ll understand how the critical challenges of [...]
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Major Engineering Project Performance (Coursera)

Manage large projects by identifying their key characteristics, examining the key factors and risks that affect their performance and exploring methods to counter their impact on the successful delivery of projects. Looking into examples of best practice, you'll explore the relationship between projects, programmes and [...]
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Training and Learning Online (Coursera)

Have you considered completing online training programmes and courses? Or perhaps you have to work online for your studies and you are not sure how to do it? Learning online is very different from face-to-face learning, as it often involves independent study and a different set of skills. [...]
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Incarceration: Are prisons a suitable punishment? (FutureLearn)

Jul 26th 2021
Incarceration: Are prisons a suitable punishment? (FutureLearn)
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Explore life inside UK prisons. Learn whether this type of punishment reduces crime and if rehabilitation can prevent reoffending. Explore the ethics of imprisonment and identify prison alternatives. England and Wales have the highest incarceration rate in Western Europe. Almost a quarter of these prisoners are held in overcrowded [...]
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Jul 26th 2021
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Interdisciplinary Learning: Working Across Disciplines (FutureLearn)

Jul 26th 2021
Interdisciplinary Learning: Working Across Disciplines (FutureLearn)
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Thinking of doing an interdisciplinary degree? Learn how to study and work in an interdisciplinary environment. Harness the benefits of interdisciplinary study and work. Real life problems are too complex to be solved by a single field of study. That’s why learning to work across different disciplines is a [...]
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Jul 26th 2021
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39.00 EUR

Business Ethics: Exploring Big Data and Tax Avoidance (FutureLearn)

Jul 26th 2021
Business Ethics: Exploring Big Data and Tax Avoidance (FutureLearn)
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Learn why big data and tax avoidance are some of the biggest ethical issues facing businesses today and how they can be addressed. Explore the ethical complexities of big data and tax avoidance. Ethical behaviour brings significant benefits to businesses such as attracting employees, customers and investors. But failure [...]
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