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07-15 November 2020

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The Bilingual Brain and Ageing

Dr Meesha Warmington and Babbel present a workshop exploring the cognitive benefits of bilingualism and language-learning
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I Am Human

A short animated film following the journey of Jamal and Leona, who are arrested and detained by the police
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Working Well: H-Work Interventions for Employee Mental Health and Wellbeing

Interested in improving your workplace wellbeing and effectiveness? Learn how to assess wellbeing needs and implement the right interventions
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Working Well: Behaviour in Teams

Interested in improving your workplace wellbeing and effectiveness? Learn how behaviour coding can be used to improve team work in your organisation
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Health in Changing Times

Health policy experts discuss the documentary ‘Brexit, Health & Me’, examining the impact of Brexit on the NHS – register and get access to watch the documentary before the event
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Understanding Food in a Digital World

A virtual symposium on how social science can be used to understand food in a digital world
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Tracking Our Health

Technologies for monitoring our health have become increasingly popular – find out more about our interactive website and the everyday practices of self-monitoring
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Working Well: CLEAR IDEAS Training to Improve Your Creativity and Innovation

Interested in improving your workplace wellbeing and effectiveness? Learn skills that leaders and employees can use to generate creative solutions
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Working Well: ESTEEM Safety Training for Construction Workers

Interested in improving your workplace wellbeing and effectiveness? Learn about tools that can be implemented in your own organisation
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Can I Boost My Memory? Language Learning and the Brain

Dr Meesha Warmington explores the cognitive benefits of learning a foreign language
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My Home without Dengue Fever

Professor Fionn Stevenson talks to colleagues in Brazil about their work to make home environments more resilient to disease
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Academics React to Reality TV

Sociologists discuss the impact of reality TV on society and everyday life