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  • How much electronic waste do we generate as a species? Creative commons image Icon sinkdd under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    How much electronic waste do we generate as a species?

    By Madhukara Putty

    Old computers, knackered telly sets and phones that are so last year: How much of this discarded stuff is piling up?

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    11 Jan 2018

  • How much electronic waste do we generate as a species?

    How much electronic waste do we generate as a species? Creative commons image Icon sinkdd under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Jan 2018
    Old computers, knackered telly sets and phones that are so last year: How much of this discarded stuff is piling up?
  • Spectre and Meltdown: What do you need to know about the chip security flaws? Creative commons image Icon Scott W Vincent under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
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    08 Jan 2018

  • Spectre and Meltdown: What do you need to know about the chip security flaws?

    Spectre and Meltdown: What do you need to know about the chip security flaws? Creative commons image Icon Scott W Vincent under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Jan 2018
    The discovery of a security problem with chips in desktops, laptops, phones and tablets is a major headache for IT security, says Siraj Ahmed Shaikh.
  • The power of learning analytics to give students (and teachers) what they want! Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
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    19 Dec 2017

  • The power of learning analytics to give students (and teachers) what they want!

    The power of learning analytics to give students (and teachers) what they want! Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 19 Dec 2017
    Join us at the Berrill Theatre and online on Tuesday 30 January 2018, 6-7pm for the Inaugural Lecture of Professor Bart Rienties, in which he will talk...
  • The Silver Bridge Disaster: Eyebars in suspension Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team

    The Silver Bridge Disaster: Eyebars in suspension

    By The Forensic Engineering team

    The 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge was a human tragedy - 46 people died - and an engineering mystery: why did a...

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    15 Dec 2017

  • The Silver Bridge Disaster: Eyebars in suspension

    The Silver Bridge Disaster: Eyebars in suspension Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Dec 2017
    The 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge was a human tragedy - 46 people died - and an engineering mystery: why did a bridge built to last a century not make...
  • The Silver Bridge Disaster: Stresses and strains Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team

    The Silver Bridge Disaster: Stresses and strains

    By The Forensic Engineering team

    The 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge was a human tragedy - 46 people died - and an engineering mystery: why did a...

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    15 Dec 2017

  • The Silver Bridge Disaster: Stresses and strains

    The Silver Bridge Disaster: Stresses and strains Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 15 Dec 2017
    The 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge was a human tragedy - 46 people died - and an engineering mystery: why did a bridge built to last a century not make...
  • The Silver Bridge Disaster: The collapse Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team

    The Silver Bridge Disaster: The collapse

    By The Forensic Engineering team

    The 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge was a human tragedy - 46 people died - and an engineering mystery: why did a...

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  • The Silver Bridge Disaster: The collapse

    The Silver Bridge Disaster: The collapse Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 15 Dec 2017
    The 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge was a human tragedy - 46 people died - and an engineering mystery: why did a bridge built to last a century not make...
  • How is identity data creating headaches for large companies? Creative commons image Icon Fredrik Linger under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
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    05 Dec 2017

  • How is identity data creating headaches for large companies?

    How is identity data creating headaches for large companies? Creative commons image Icon Fredrik Linger under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Dec 2017
    Increasingly the costs and risks of holding data are turning toxic for businesses. Bhargav Mitra and Robert McCausland explain why.
  • Explore systems thinking with OpenLearn Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: TheDigitalArtist

    Explore systems thinking with OpenLearn

    Get to grips with systems thinking - dip into our wide range of resources here on OpenLearn

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    23 Nov 2017

  • Explore systems thinking with OpenLearn

    Explore systems thinking with OpenLearn Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: TheDigitalArtist
    Updated 23 Nov 2017
    Get to grips with systems thinking - dip into our wide range of resources here on OpenLearn
  • Systems Thinking: Free courses Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: StartUpStockPhotos

    Systems Thinking: Free courses

    A guide to all our free course offerings that explore systems as a subject in its own right, and subjects which can...

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    16 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    22 Nov 2017

  • Systems Thinking: Free courses

    Systems Thinking: Free courses Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: StartUpStockPhotos
    Introductory level Duration 16 hours Updated 22 Nov 2017
    A guide to all our free course offerings that explore systems as a subject in its own right, and subjects which can be understood through the application of...
  • 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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    02 Nov 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 02 Nov 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.

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  • Learning, thinking and doing

    How do we learn? Understanding how is the key to learning more effectively. This free course, Learning, thinking and doing, looks at the three main...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    04 Oct 2017

  • Learning, thinking and doing

    Learning, thinking and doing Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 16 hours Updated 04 Oct 2017
    How do we learn? Understanding how is the key to learning more effectively. This...
  • Creating musical sounds

    How do different instruments produce the sounds we classify as music? How do we decide whether something whether a piano or a vacuum cleaner is...

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    12 Sep 2017

  • Creating musical sounds

    Creating musical sounds Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
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    How do different instruments produce the sounds we classify as music? How do we...
  • Technology, innovation and management

    Develop a critical understanding of technological innovation and management. This free course, Technology, innovation and management, will provide...

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    04 Aug 2017

  • Technology, innovation and management

    Technology, innovation and management Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: David Parker / Science Photo Library / Universal Images Group
    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 04 Aug 2017
    Develop a critical understanding of technological innovation and management. This...
  • Introduction to structural integrity

    The I-35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis in August 2007, resulting in at least 13 deaths, illustrates the importance of structural integrity. This...

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    20 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    28 Mar 2017

  • Introduction to structural integrity

    Introduction to structural integrity Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 20 hours Updated 28 Mar 2017
    The I-35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis in August 2007, resulting in at least 13...
  • Technological innovation: a resource-based view

    This free course, Technological innovation: a resource-based view, aims to provide you with an overview and introduction to a range of related...

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    10 hours

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    17 Nov 2016

  • Technological innovation: a resource-based view

    Technological innovation: a resource-based view Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: ANDRZEJ DUDZINSKI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY/Universal Images Group
    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 17 Nov 2016
    This free course, Technological innovation: a resource-based view, aims to provide...
  • Technology Evaluation

    The aim of this free course, Technology Evaluation, is to provide you with the knowledge you need to develop and work with forms of evaluation that...

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    20 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    24 Aug 2016

  • Technology Evaluation

    Technology Evaluation Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 20 hours Updated 24 Aug 2016
    The aim of this free course, Technology Evaluation, is to provide you with the...
  • Sound for music technology: An introduction

    Whether you're a professional musician, play music with your friends on the weekends or just like to listen to CDs, music technology affects your...

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    20 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Aug 2016

  • Sound for music technology: An introduction

    Sound for music technology: An introduction Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 24 Aug 2016
    Whether you're a professional musician, play music with your friends on the...
  • Theories in Technology Evaluation

    This free course, Theories in Technology Evaluation, is devoted to exploring and analysing the theoretical and political nature of evaluation and...

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    20 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    24 Aug 2016

  • Theories in Technology Evaluation

    Theories in Technology Evaluation Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 20 hours Updated 24 Aug 2016
    This free course, Theories in Technology Evaluation, is devoted to exploring and...
  • Tay Bridge disaster

    The sudden collapse of Scotland's Tay Bridge in 1879 killed more than 70 rail passengers and shocked the population. An extensive inquiry was...

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    20 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    06 May 2016

  • Tay Bridge disaster

    Tay Bridge disaster Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 20 hours Updated 06 May 2016
    The sudden collapse of Scotland's Tay Bridge in 1879 killed more than 70 rail...
  • Structural devices

    Microelectronics has enabled designers of integrated circuits to exercise complete control over the electrical characteristics of each component...

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    20 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    29 Mar 2016

  • Structural devices

    Structural devices Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 20 hours Updated 29 Mar 2016
    Microelectronics has enabled designers of integrated circuits to exercise complete...