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Are you interested in the reduction and reporting of crime?

Join our FREE OpenMinds event in Glasgow on the evening of 18 May where guest speaker Karyn McCluskey, OU hon grad and Director of Violence Reduction Unit Scotland, will be joined by the OU’s Professor Jean Hartley and Dr Hayley Ness.

Find out more about the event and register your interest at http://www.open.ac.uk/scotland/events/openminds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlmZwM3TZXc&feature=youtu.be

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If you missed our live event which delved into emotions and how they are driving better university courses - a fascinating talk by leading OU academics, simply catch up at your leisure by following this link: http://livestream.com/ou-connections/openminds-talks

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Increasingly more and more of our time is spent online, and as such, being confident in your abilities and approach is essential in making the most out of the opportunities being online provides.

If you feel like you would benefit from some guidance or further help with life online, sign up for this free course: Succeeding in a Digital World. If you enrol and complete the course you can also gain a digital badge and a Statement of Participation as a record of your achievement.

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A new study suggests Saturn’s moons are not as old as once thought, but what could this mean, and what implications does this have in the search for life in the cosmos?

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Happy St. Patrick's Day to all! A little true or false for you, comment with your answers:

1. The day is a cultural and religious celebration that marks the birth of the patron saint of Ireland
2. St. Patrick's Day is recognised in more countries than any other national festival
3. It has been celebrated in space

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Who disguised herself as a man to explore the new world? Find the answer in our #WomensHistoryMonth interactive http://www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/how-women-changed-the-world

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We have partnered with the BBC to bring you Shakespeare Speaks, an interactive course to learn and test your Shakespearean knowledge.

Watch the videos, take the quizzes and see how well you fare.

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What's driving our long hours culture? What impact does this have on our health? http://www.open.edu/openlearn/money-management/management/human-resources/24-hour-working #WYPHD

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