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An Introduction To Dna And Historical Studies: An Online Course

This course offers newcomers to the subject a straightforward, plain English guide to the relationship between DNA science and our exploration of the past. A ten-week course, it covers five topics:-       New kid on the block? A comparative survey of DNA science and other methods used to analyse the...

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This course offers newcomers to the subject a straightforward, plain English guide to the relationship between DNA science and our exploration of the past. A ten-week course, it covers five topics:-       New kid on the block? A comparative survey of DNA science and other methods used to analyse the past, which inform and update our understanding of history.-   ...

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Around The Coast Of Britain

The coastline of the United Kingdom is formed by a variety of natural features including islands, bays, headlands and peninsulas. It consists of the coastline of the island of Great Britain, the north-east coast of the island of Ireland, as well as a large number of much smaller islands....

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The coastline of the United Kingdom is formed by a variety of natural features including islands, bays, headlands and peninsulas. It consists of the coastline of the island of Great Britain, the north-east coast of the island of Ireland, as well as a large number of much smaller islands. Much of the coastline is accessible and quite varied in...

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Climates Of The World And Their Ecosystems

The course will investigate the reasons why certain climates are located where they are, will look at global atmospheric circulation patterns, climatic graphs, and seasonal temperature and rainfall patterns. Analysis will be made of the associated vegetation types and structures, as well as the operation of the resulting biomes...

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The course will investigate the reasons why certain climates are located where they are, will look at global atmospheric circulation patterns, climatic graphs, and seasonal temperature and rainfall patterns. Analysis will be made of the associated vegetation types and structures, as well as the operation of the resulting biomes and ecosystems for selected climatic zones. WEEK 1 THE GENERAL ATMOSPHERIC...

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Economic Geology

This course will involve how we find, extract and use geological raw materials. It will look at the main mineral resources, energy hydrocarbons and building materials as well as the most underrated resource of all, that of water. The course will also look at some case studies of mining and...

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This course will involve how we find, extract and use geological raw materials. It will look at the main mineral resources, energy hydrocarbons and building materials as well as the most underrated resource of all, that of water. The course will also look at some case studies of mining and the conflicts of interest, economic, political and environmental associated with...

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Emotional Intelligence (E.Q)

September to December - Autumn termE.Q. and Relational Complexities.Today we see emotional needs and views of relationship in very different ways to that of a few decades ago. We engage with ever more complex processes, and quickly sense the deadening affect or widening gap between who we are and how...

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September to December - Autumn termE.Q. and Relational Complexities.Today we see emotional needs and views of relationship in very different ways to that of a few decades ago. We engage with ever more complex processes, and quickly sense the deadening affect or widening gap between who we are and how we seek to develop in our self, and in relationship...

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Glacial Landscapes

COURSE SYNOPSIS: The course will study the causes and complexities of ice ages in the context of geological time and will concentrate on the last major ice age to affect the planet, the Pleistocene. The course will then look at how ice develops, its concentration in the form of glaciers...

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COURSE SYNOPSIS: The course will study the causes and complexities of ice ages in the context of geological time and will concentrate on the last major ice age to affect the planet, the Pleistocene. The course will then look at how ice develops, its concentration in the form of glaciers and ice sheets, and how they behave as systems. A...

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Manage Your Stress And Overthinking Thrive In 2023

Want To Break Free from Negative Thought Patterns, Stop Worrying and Learn to Think More Positively?  Then this course is for you!You will learn some new strategies and practices which will lead you to a more positive and fulfilling life. You will have techniques to curb negative thoughts and overthinking. Using...

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Want To Break Free from Negative Thought Patterns, Stop Worrying and Learn to Think More Positively?  Then this course is for you!You will learn some new strategies and practices which will lead you to a more positive and fulfilling life. You will have techniques to curb negative thoughts and overthinking. Using techniques from Positive Psychology, Neural Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Mindfulness...

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Psychology Then & Now

This  6 week course looks at some classic studies in psychology and what recent research found about these topics.This will cover a wide range of psychological topics and have an opportunity to try some simple experiments too.Some of the subjects covered include:AttachmentLearningLanguageMemoryHalo effectPerceptionBrain functionsDeferred gratificationAnd many moreAs usual there will...

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This  6 week course looks at some classic studies in psychology and what recent research found about these topics.This will cover a wide range of psychological topics and have an opportunity to try some simple experiments too.Some of the subjects covered include:AttachmentLearningLanguageMemoryHalo effectPerceptionBrain functionsDeferred gratificationAnd many moreAs usual there will be time for discussions, activities (optional) and a copy of...

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