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Population 10 Billion

Researching Global Issues

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  • Could robots help us to live independently for longer?
  • What story is the media telling us about migration and how can we challenge this representation?
  • How can we overcome yield plateaus in food production?
  • What impact can universities (and their students) have on real-world problems?
  • Who will shape our energy future?
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Rating 3.5 based on 4 ratings
Length 3 weeks
Effort 3 hours per week
Starts Apr 29 (8 weeks ago)
Cost $59
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Instructors Laura Giles, Amanda Crawley Jackson, Alastair Buckley, Tracy Mayes, Oli Johnson
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Subjects Personal Development
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The course provides you with informative examples of the issues we face as a society with 10 billion people, detailing certain wicked problems and how we need to tackle them as a group, whether it's through interdisciplinary research, public outreach and struggles relevant today, such as migration and the ballooning elderly population.

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Rating 3.5 based on 4 ratings
Length 3 weeks
Effort 3 hours per week
Starts Apr 29 (8 weeks ago)
Cost $59
From The University of Sheffield via FutureLearn
Instructors Laura Giles, Amanda Crawley Jackson, Alastair Buckley, Tracy Mayes, Oli Johnson
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Personal Development
Tags Study Skills

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