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  • Can you resist zombification? Creative commons image Icon v1ctory_1s_m1ne licensed for reuse under CC BY-NC 2.0 under Creative-Commons license

    Can you resist zombification?

    By Professor Graham Harvey

    From The Walking Dead to Call Of Duty WWII, zombies are everywhere. Join us on an exploration of the undead amongst...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Oct 2017

  • Can you resist zombification?

    Can you resist zombification? Creative commons image Icon v1ctory_1s_m1ne licensed for reuse under CC BY-NC 2.0 under Creative-Commons license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Oct 2017
    From The Walking Dead to Call Of Duty WWII, zombies are everywhere. Join us on an exploration of the undead amongst us...
  • Star Wars: The Course Awakens Creative commons image Icon Kristina Alexanderson [[CC BY-NC-ND 2.0]] via Flickr Creative Commons under Creative-Commons license

    Star Wars: The Course Awakens

    By The OpenLearn team

    You don't have to be in a galaxy far, far away to learn more about Star Wars. Let the force awaken your...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    10 Oct 2017

  • Star Wars: The Course Awakens

    Star Wars: The Course Awakens Creative commons image Icon Kristina Alexanderson [[CC BY-NC-ND 2.0]] via Flickr Creative Commons under Creative-Commons license Updated content
    Introductory level Updated 10 Oct 2017
    You don't have to be in a galaxy far, far away to learn more about Star Wars. Let the force awaken your curiosity and explore now.
  • Are movies really getting longer? Creative commons image Icon rpb1001 under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    Are movies really getting longer?

    By Evan Stewart

    You might think movies are getting longer and longer - but the data tells a more interesting story. Evan Stewart...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Sep 2017

  • Are movies really getting longer?

    Are movies really getting longer? Creative commons image Icon rpb1001 under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Sep 2017
    You might think movies are getting longer and longer - but the data tells a more interesting story. Evan Stewart orders a large popcorn.
  • The real reason clowns scare us

    By Stephanie Lay

    With the release of Stephen King's 'It' and the terrifying character Pennywise we look back on this article,...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    11 Sep 2017

  • The real reason clowns scare us

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 11 Sep 2017
    With the release of Stephen King's 'It' and the terrifying character Pennywise we look back on this article, published last year, questioning why we are...
  • Do fictional characters shift perceptions of transgender people? Creative commons image Icon Disney ABC Television Group under Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 license
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    09 Aug 2017

  • Do fictional characters shift perceptions of transgender people?

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    Do fictional characters shift perceptions of transgender people? Creative commons image Icon Disney ABC Television Group under Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Aug 2017
    New research in America suggests that characters like Laverne Cox's Sophia Burset in Orange Is The New Black may have more impact on how society reacts to...
  • Happy Birthday Harry Potter! Creative commons image Icon Sas Amoah under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Happy Birthday Harry Potter!

    By The OpenLearn team

    July 31st is the birthday of the boy who lived (and coincidentally Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling). To celebrate,...

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    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Jul 2017

  • Happy Birthday Harry Potter!

    Happy Birthday Harry Potter! Creative commons image Icon Sas Amoah under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 20 Jul 2017
    July 31st is the birthday of the boy who lived (and coincidentally Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling). To celebrate, we're going potty about Potter with our...
  • How can scientists fight the tide of Creative commons image Icon NHD-INFO under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    How can scientists fight the tide of "fake news"?

    By Crispin Maslog

    "Fake news" is as much a problem for scientists as politicians. Crispin Maslog calls for an end to propaganda dressed...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    13 Jul 2017

  • How can scientists fight the tide of "fake news"?

    How can scientists fight the tide of Creative commons image Icon NHD-INFO under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Jul 2017
    "Fake news" is as much a problem for scientists as politicians. Crispin Maslog calls for an end to propaganda dressed up in lab coats.
  • Witches in popular culture Creative commons image Icon Matthew under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Witches in popular culture

    By Dr Chloé Germaine Buckley

    Western culture can't seem to shake off portraying women as witches. Dr Chloé Germaine Buckley wonders why.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    22 May 2017

  • Witches in popular culture

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    Witches in popular culture Creative commons image Icon Matthew under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 May 2017
    Western culture can't seem to shake off portraying women as witches. Dr Chloé Germaine Buckley wonders why.
  • Has media literacy become self-destructive? Creative commons image Icon 1uffster (Jeanie) under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    Has media literacy become self-destructive?

    By Danah Boyd

    Danah Boyd, founder of Data & Society, asks if American society has become too distrustful of experts

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 May 2017

  • Has media literacy become self-destructive?

    Has media literacy become self-destructive? Creative commons image Icon 1uffster (Jeanie) under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 May 2017
    Danah Boyd, founder of Data & Society, asks if American society has become too distrustful of experts
  • Why is the media still fascinated by Brady and Hindley's crimes? Creative commons image Icon David Brown under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 May 2017

  • Why is the media still fascinated by Brady and Hindley's crimes?

    Why is the media still fascinated by Brady and Hindley's crimes? Creative commons image Icon David Brown under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 May 2017
    Half a century on, the Moors Murders remain a fixed point of fascination and horror for the UK media. Two Manchester-based academics explain why.