Filter pages by:

More filter options

Explore.
Watch, listen, debate & discover with our experts

RSS Icon
  • What is it like for a doctor to pronounce a patient dead?

    By Shara Yurkiewicz

    First year resident Shara Yurkiewicz shares her experience of performing the last task for a patient.

    New content

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Jan 2017

  • What is it like for a doctor to pronounce a patient dead?

    What is it like for a doctor to pronounce a patient dead? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free image Copyright free: Darko Stojanovic New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jan 2017
    First year resident Shara Yurkiewicz shares her experience of performing the last task for a patient.
  • OpenLearn Live: 1st December 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Pressure ridges in ice - and the danger they present; an Aids vaccine undergoes trial and a range of advent calendars...

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Video

    Updated on:

    01 Dec 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 1st December 2016

    Featuring: Video Video
    OpenLearn Live: 1st December 2016 Copyrighted image Icon Copyrighted image Copyright: NASA
    Updated 01 Dec 2016
    Pressure ridges in ice - and the danger they present; an Aids vaccine undergoes trial and a range of advent calendars. Learning and research across the...
  • Can engineering help improve patient safety?

    New research from Cambridge suggests that better, clearer, consistent design of tubes and liquids could save...

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Nov 2016

  • Can engineering help improve patient safety?

    Can engineering help improve patient safety? Creative commons image Icon Creative commons image Visitor6 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Nov 2016
    New research from Cambridge suggests that better, clearer, consistent design of tubes and liquids could save lives.
  • OpenLearn Live: 14th November 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Why Birmingham is a 150 year old city with a flag that's just a year old; the NHS email problem and the man who...

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Video

    5 mins

    Updated on:

    14 Nov 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 14th November 2016

    Featuring: Video Video
    OpenLearn Live: 14th November 2016 Copyright free image Icon Copyright free image Copyright free: Public domain
    Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Nov 2016
    Why Birmingham is a 150 year old city with a flag that's just a year old; the NHS email problem and the man who discovered insulin. Learning and...
  • OpenLearn Live: 3rd November 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Did a Russian scientist create a zombie dog? No. Learning and research across the day.

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Nov 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 3rd November 2016

    OpenLearn Live: 3rd November 2016 Copyright free image Icon Copyright free image Copyright free: Soviet Union patent diagram
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Nov 2016
    Did a Russian scientist create a zombie dog? No. Learning and research across the day.
  • OpenLearn Live: 2nd November 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Did a soldier in France shoot a ghost dead? No. Plus: National Stress Day; firstcarquote and can poor sleep make...

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Nov 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 2nd November 2016

    Featuring: Video Video
    OpenLearn Live: 2nd November 2016 Copyright free image Icon Copyright free image Copyright free: RafaelTalkar
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Nov 2016
    Did a soldier in France shoot a ghost dead? No. Plus: National Stress Day; firstcarquote and can poor sleep make you fatter? Learning and research from...
  • World Mental Health Day

    By The OpenLearn team

    Break the stigma surrounding mental health issues and increase your understanding with our free content and courses,...

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Article

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Oct 2016

  • World Mental Health Day

    World Mental Health Day Creative commons image Icon Creative commons image Alessandra Khumana under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Updated 10 Oct 2016
    Break the stigma surrounding mental health issues and increase your understanding with our free content and courses, as part of World Mental Health Day ...
  • OpenLearn Live: 22nd August 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    The tiny pieces of metal that climbers hang their life from, and the fight for the right to see the code running your...

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Video

    5 mins

    Updated on:

    22 Aug 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 22nd August 2016

    Featuring: Video Video
    OpenLearn Live: 22nd August 2016 Creative commons image Icon Creative commons image Benjamin Hollis under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Aug 2016
    The tiny pieces of metal that climbers hang their life from, and the fight for the right to see the code running your body. Free learning from across the day.
  • OpenLearn Live: 3rd August 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Buy British? Maybe next time, says the government in 1966. Today's government embraces blockchains. And why the...

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Aug 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 3rd August 2016

    OpenLearn Live: 3rd August 2016 Copyright free image Icon Copyright free image Copyright free: Adrian Pingstone / Public Domain
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Aug 2016
    Buy British? Maybe next time, says the government in 1966. Today's government embraces blockchains. And why the Alzheimer's drug isn't. Free learning from...
  • Type 2 diabetes across the globe: What's going on?

    By Professor Cathy Lloyd, Dr Philippa Waterhouse

    Journey across the world and uncover why there is a global epidemic of type 2 diabetes and bust some of the...

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Activity

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Jun 2016

  • Type 2 diabetes across the globe: What's going on?

    Featuring: Activity Activity
    Type 2 diabetes across the globe: What's going on? Creative commons image Icon Creative commons image The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 08 Jun 2016
    Journey across the world and uncover why there is a global epidemic of type 2 diabetes and bust some of the myths around it.

    Free OpenLearn courses.
    Free extracts from OU course materials

    RSS Icon
  • Work and mental health

    Although being at work during periods of mental illness can be difficult for those with mental health problems, most people with these difficulties...

    Updated content

    Try: Work and mental health now

    Free course

    5 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    17 Jan 2017

  • Work and mental health

    Free Course Free Course Featuring: Video Video
    Work and mental health Copyrighted image Icon Copyrighted image Copyright: iStock Updated content
    Intermediate level Duration 5 hours Updated 17 Jan 2017
    Although being at work during periods of mental illness can be difficult for those...
  • Health and environment

    To be able to understand the importance of the environment for our health, we need to know a little about the interdependence between environment...

    Try: Health and environment now

    Free course

    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    24 Mar 2016

  • Health and environment

    Free Course Free Course
    Health and environment Copyrighted image Icon Copyrighted image Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 24 Mar 2016
    To be able to understand the importance of the environment for our health, we need...