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  • Body, Mind and Medicine: A DissectionUNIB20013

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This interdisciplinary subject will explore the dynamic and shifting relationship between body and mind in medical theory and practice. We will look at the triumphs and tragedies of medicine – the spectacular therapeutic breakthroughs of vaccines and antibiotics, and the disturbing ethical low po...

  • Insects Shaping SocietyUNIB10018

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This breadth subject explores the interactions of bees and other insects with societies worldwide. From the traditions of ancient Egypt and Asia, to modern day Europe, insects are central, not only in the production of food, and spreading of disease but also play an important role in religion, la...

  • Human Rights and Global JusticeUNIB20009

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    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...

  • Seeing: The Whole PictureUNIB10004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    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...

  • Exploring French Wine, Food and CultureAGRI50001

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The subject would consist of three preparatory learning sessions before embarking on the French field trip. Following this field trip students will be required to complete an assignment on the French wine industry and how it reflects on French culture, influences the global wine industry, and in ...

  • Sex, Race, Species and Social JusticeUNIB30007

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will investigate how gender, sex and race influence the operation of social justice in everyday life. It will also introduce the new area of justice for other species alongside the human. We begin by examining the origins of the concept of social justice in classical texts such as Pl...

  • Living Longer: A Global DiagnosisUNIB30005

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Since 1800, human life expectancy at birth has doubled globally and tripled in the most favoured nations. This has been a biological and social achievement of great complexity, and no single factor—public health, income, material resources, medical knowledge, technology, individual behaviour, soc...

  • Change-makers: Ecology, Design, CapitalUNIB10016

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject challenges students to address the complex global change issues of our age - population explosion, climate change, energy consumption and environmental degradation – through creativity, collaboration and innovation. Students are introduced to the science of the Anthropocene, the 'mat...