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Interdisciplinarity: A collection Creative commons image Icon Professor Efraïm Rodriguez Cobos / epSos.de under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license article icon

Education & Development 

Interdisciplinarity: A collection

Bringing together the best of interdisciplinary resources from across OpenLearn – could an "Open" qualification be right for you?

Article
British public open to compromise on Brexit deal, new research finds Creative commons image Icon [trading] by Humberto Acevedo, via Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

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Nature & Environment 

I Bought A Rainforest - Episode 2

Torn between his love of the forest and a growing awareness of how hard life can be, Charlie's loyalties are dramatically split. In our video clips, Charlie discovers the perils of illegal gold mining, and introduces his wife to some giant otters.

Video
10 mins
Should Economics and the Environment work together? audio icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Should Economics and the Environment work together?

The recent UK general election saw many parties pledge to ‘improve’ the environment. Vicky Johnson considers progress can be measured by more closely connecting the environment to economics.

Audio
10 mins
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Money & Business 

The business of football

Welcome to this free course, The business of football, produced by The Open University working in partnership with The English Football League Trust. If you are fascinated by football and interested in discovering more about business and management, then this engaging and stimulating course, which provides the opportunity to share and comment on your learning with others, is for you. You can progress at your own pace over 3 to 5 weeks, and it will take a minimum of around 9 hours of your time over this period.

Free course
15 hrs
Despite sanctions, North Korea's nuclear programme is enjoying success. How? Creative commons image Icon Roman Harak under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Despite sanctions, North Korea's nuclear programme is enjoying success. How?

Despite over a decade of sanctions, North Korea has pursued an ever-more-successful program aimed at developing nuclear weapons. So, asks Daniel Salisbury, have sanctions failed?

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Money & Business 

Technology, innovation and management

Develop a critical understanding of technological innovation and management. This free course, Technology, innovation and management, will provide you with an overview and introduction to a range of related concepts, ideas and debates. It adopts a broad definition of innovation and subscribes to the view that a fundamental feature of any innovation process is that it results in gaining value.

Free course
10 hrs

Money & Business

Technology, innovation and management

Develop a critical understanding of technological innovation and management. This free course, Technology, innovation and management, will provide you with an overview and introduction to a range of related concepts, ideas and debates. It adopts a broad definition of innovation and subscribes to the view that a fundamental feature of any innovation process is that it results in gaining value.

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Technology, innovation and management

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Can science make you a better leader? Creative commons image Icon Pedro Ribeiro Simões under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license article icon

Money & Business 

Can science make you a better leader?

We're going through a period where trust in leadership is at an all time low. Does science have any advice for those who would be out in front?

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Science, Maths & Technology 

Timeline: The History of Technology and Silicon Valley

Who created the computer? What was the first video game? When did Apple first make $1bn? When was Facebook founded? Get the answers in our interactive timeline.

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Money & Business 

What do you need to know about Donald Trump's nominee to oversee US banking?

Randal Quarles has been nominated by Donald Trump to take over at the US Federal Reserve. But who is Randal Quarles - and what might he do at the Fed?

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What happens to the poorest in a cashless society? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: itkannan4u article icon

Science, Maths & Technology 

What happens to the poorest in a cashless society?

The race to contactless transactions and virtual currency puts those with least at the most risk, warns Dana Kornberg

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