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  • Food for a Healthy PlanetUNIB10009

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    Food is a basic human need. But what should we eat? Not all food is good for us, and a balance between diet and exercise is required for a healthy life. Likewise, not all food production methods are good for the environment. Again, a balance between human needs and the health of our environment i...

  • Philosophy, Politics and EconomicsUNIB10014

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This subject will provide a foundation in ethical, political, and economic methodologies that will be bought to bear on the analysis and evaluation of the processes and institutions that shape society. Areas of major public debate concerning justice and the distribution of resources will be exami...

  • Critical Thinking With DataUNIB10006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This subject teaches students to become critical users of data-based evidence. Future journalists, political scientists, sociologists, lawyers, health professionals, psychologists, environmental scientists, business people, engineers, scientists and teachers will develop skills in identifying the...

  • An Ecological History of HumanityUNIB10003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    An Ecological History of Humanity or "How we got to where we are", journeys through 150,000 years of human experience: climate change, the great migrations, health and disease, famine and plenty, war and peace, scientific and technological advance - to conclude in our own times. This story concen...

  • Change-makers: Ecology, Design, CapitalUNIB10016

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

  • Same-Sex Desire: From God to GenesUNIB20016

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    ‘From God to Genes’ examines same-sex desire and same-sex behaviours as understood by a variety of disciplines, including genetics, theology, history, law and medicine. Through interdisciplinary team teaching, and a range of learning and assessment activities, students will be introduced to the w...

  • Seeing: The Whole PictureUNIB10004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    Eighty percent of the information that humans use to interpret the world and navigate their way through life arrives through our sense of vision. The broad concept of seeing and how seeing impacts upon our lives acts as a hub to bring together key ideas from scientific, artistic, historical, cult...

  • Language and ComputationUNIB20005

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    AIMS Language is the chief manifestation of human intelligence. Through language we express basic needs and lofty aspirations, technical know-how and flights of fantasy. Ideas are shared over great separations of distance and time. Thanks to this richness, the study of language is part of many d...

  • Human Rights and Global JusticeUNIB20009

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject introduces students to the history, theory, goals and practice of international human rights. It will explore the way in which various disciplines intersect and contribute to an understanding of the extent to which human rights can contribute to global justice. Teachers and practitio...

  • Generating the Wealth of NationsUNIB10010

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2018

    This subject provides an introduction to the development of economic activity in the world in the past 300 years. The main objectives are to present an overview of the main phases and episodes in the evolution of the world economy in the past 300 years, and to develop an understanding of the role...