Population 10 Billion: Researching Global Issues

Academy
Futurelearn
Kurzbeschreibung
Learn how university researchers from different disciplines work together to solve some of the world's biggest problems.
Kursarten
E-Learning
Fachbereich

Lerntechnik

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Kursinhalt

Explore the importance of university research in a global context

By the end of this century, it’s expected that the world’s population will reach 10 billion. What will it be like to live in a world with 10bn people? Global issues like climate change, migration, food security, and ageing will continue to cause problems for a growing population.

On this course, you will discuss solutions to some of the world’s most pressing issues. You will learn how university researchers from different subject disciplines work together to address these issues. You will understand the importance of collaborative research and developing a broad range of knowledge.

This course is for anyone interested in university research. You could be a current undergraduate or postgraduate student undertaking research or looking to study at university in the future.

Kursziele
Discuss possible solutions to a range of global issues.,Describe the concept of wicked problems.,Engage with university-level research.,Explain why interdisciplinary networks are critical for effective research.
Anforderungen
This course is for anyone interested in university research. You could be a current undergraduate or postgraduate student undertaking research or looking to study at university in the future.
Kurssprache
Englisch