History of the Bike and the Tour de France
The significance of aesthetics
The history, design and evolution of the wheel
The tracks on this album offer an invaluable insight into a wide range of techniques and practices surrounding Creative Writing. Writers as diverse as...
This unit explores how information contained in DNA is used, explaining the flow of information from DNA to RNA to protein. Also introduced are the co...
The consciousness of the human mind has long been a topic of fascination and curiosity amongst writers, artists and psychologists, from Carl Jung and ...
Just how big was the Big Bang? Discover how scientists have calculated the exact volume of the noise created at the birth of the Universe.
Part of Apple's iTunes store, iTunes U is a vast learning resource offering free educational content that users can download straight to their computer, iPad, iPod and iPhone.
The renewed threat of barbarian invasion led to the construction of the Aurelianic wall - the second fortification in the history of Imperial Rome.
Philosophy professor Tim Crane explains what he sees to be the main philosophical issues in the area of Artificial Intelligence
Members of the Calderdale NHS trust and the private consortium discuss the affordability of the new hospital.
How a group makes decisions and deals with discord.
Using interviews and a live recording of a learning environment, creativity is defined and discussed as both a central aspect of the curriculum and a developmental tool.
Recording a DJ set, designing a cd cover, and a guitar lesson. Behind the scenes the facilitators discuss the group's teamwork.
Titles and visuals are a quick and simple way to give the audience more information.
Benefits for the cows, the farmer and his family.
Adjua wants to go to school, even though she is sick
Jude's snap decision costs him money
A MIDI composer talks about his career and the equipment in his studio.
How to manage small teams and ways to create innovative ideas.
Women were involved in various ways in war, and their roles both as perpetrators and in peace-building should not be under-estimated.
A discussion with scientists about the nature of scientific knowledge, and it's relationship to policy making regarding climate change
The specific needs of carers from minority ethnic groups with emphasis on the Chinese Welfare Association in Belfast
Doctors and patients at the Royal Free Hospital's Pain Clinic and at the Real Health Institute explain how chronic pain works
Talking to the waiter
A series of short tracks giving speaking, pronunciation and listening practice on the theme of Food and Drink.
Exploring some of the legal and ethical issues which influence decisions to abolish or retain the death penalty.
A current affairs journalist, a human rights lawyer and an academic debate issues around freedom of speech and to what extent the law should intervene to restrict it.
Discover how to get your bearings with a compass and a map.
The Open University's Alan Graham shares his knowledge on the link between music and math, and his band Betty's Kitchen perform several songs and talk us through their instruments.
Linda, Sharon and their mother discuss their similarities as identical twins.
Professor Margaret Wetherell discusses her pioneering research into the language of racism.
Dr Sarah Watkinson reveals the role of fungi in breaking down dead leaves.
How radio waves work and their use at sea.
In Algeciras in southern Spain, the arrival of undocumented migrants from North Africa is a daily occurrence.
Joan Devlin on how Belfast Healthy Cities is a model for further partnership initiatives.
Open University Art History researcher, Gill Perry takes us through The National Portrait Gallery and explores the relationship between 18th Century art and theatre and the notion of actresses and their portraits as seductive, beguiling objects. Gill also looks at paralells in the ways contemporary female stars use media images to promote themselves as celebrities.
Short documentary outlining a new Open University research project involving the Diocese of London and Kings College University in which existing c19th church history research is used to inform current strategies for the Church of England as part of a Knowledge Transfer Process.
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