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My Interest in Cities is Really an Interest in the Way People Live video icon

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My Interest in Cities is Really an Interest in the Way People Live

How do cities bring places, relationships and networks together, and what sorts of politics do they create? 

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5 mins
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Animals at the extremes: The desert environment

Animal life has adapted to survive in the most unlikely and inhospitable habitats. This free course, Animals at the extremes: The desert environment, looks at the surprisingly diverse desert climates throughout the world and mammals, birds, lizards and amphibians that survive there. It splits these animals into three groups according to their strategy for survival: evaders, evaporators and endurers, then discusses how these strategies work on a biochemical and physiological level.

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14 hrs
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Animals at the extremes: The desert environment

Animal life has adapted to survive in the most unlikely and inhospitable habitats. This free course, Animals at the extremes: The desert environment, looks at the surprisingly diverse desert climates throughout the world and mammals, birds, lizards and amphibians that survive there. It splits these animals into three groups according to their strategy for survival: evaders, evaporators and endurers, then discusses how these strategies work on a biochemical and physiological level.

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The science of evolution

This free course debates the issues surrounding the science of evolution and religion.

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5 hrs
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The science of evolution

This free course debates the issues surrounding the science of evolution and religion.

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The science of evolution

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Science, Maths & Technology 

Golden Globe Ocean Race: Navigating at sea, rough seas and speed

Antoine Cousot will be be starting his journey through the world's major oceans for the Golden Globe Ocean Race. Our academics ponder over some of the challenges he may face...

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20 mins
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Deep oceans can help us better understand our climate

Carbon isotopes found in deep water fossils offer an insight into deep ocean circulation says PhD student, Andrew McIntyre. 

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Languages 

Biohotel: das Landgut Stober in Brandenburg

Exploring sustainable tourism with Michael Stober. This content is in German.

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15 mins
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Automated, satellite-based volcano monitoring

Less than 10% of the ∼1500 active subaerial volcanoes around the world are monitored with appropriate frequency says PhD student, Nikola Rogic.

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Nature & Environment 

Ancient Rain: Historic monsoons could help us respond to climate change

Researching the Indian summer monsoon can allow us to develop a better understanding of our changing climate says PhD student, Katrina Nilsson-Kerr.

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'Good' food destroying biodiversity?

On International Day for Biodiversity (22 May), maybe it's time you considered the impact of the production of ‘good’ food on biodiversity

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Science, Maths & Technology 

How to read a rock

By understanding the ways in which minerals combine to form rocks like the way words link to form sentences, we can start to unravel the secrets of the earth. 

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