Alumni
  • Print
   
   

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

Learning from the Past: A Guide for the Curious Researcher

Course starts on: Available now

Students looking at the notice board (1)

This free online course explores the past and how the past influences our society today.

The language of history determines how we view our world and understand urgent issues, such as the environment, conflict and human rights. This language is shaped by documents held in libraries and archives, and the ways in which researchers interpret these is constantly developing.

This course will provide you with skills to discover and critically analyse the records of the past, including hidden treasures from the British Library’s collections.

Researchers at the University of Nottingham and University of Birmingham will show how these collections influence the way we view our world today. 

Take part now

 

Image Analysis Methods for Biologists

Course starts on: Monday 22nd October 2018

Image for the Biologist course 3

The use of automatic image analysis in the biological sciences has increased significantly in recent years, especially with automated image capture and the rise of phenotyping.

This free online course will help improve your understanding of image analysis methods, and improve your practical skills and ability to apply the techniques to your images.

You will explore the process of image acquisition, through to segmenting regions, counting objects and tracking movement. Importantly, we’ll also try to highlight what to watch out for when using different image analysis approaches.

Take part now

 

Statement of Participation and Certificates
Register to participate in our range of courses; on completion you will have the option to purchase a Statement of Participation or Certificate, dependant on the course.  To find out more about your options please see the FAQ's on the Futurelearn website.
 
 

Alumni Relations

Portland Building
The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 823 2408
fax: +44 (0)115 951 3937
email: alumni-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk