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  • How network science can unravel Al Capone's criminal associates Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public domain

    How network science can unravel Al Capone's criminal associates

    By Andrew V Papachristos, Chris M Smith

    In new research which studies the social relationships of organized crime in Chicago in the 1920s, Chris M. Smith and...

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  • How network science can unravel Al Capone's criminal associates

    How network science can unravel Al Capone's criminal associates Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public domain New content
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    In new research which studies the social relationships of organized crime in Chicago in the 1920s, Chris M. Smith and Andrew V. Papachristos were able to...
  • Using data visualisation to track climate change Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Deutsches Institut fur Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), Bonn

    Using data visualisation to track climate change

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    A German team have created a tool to show the scale of effort required to beat climate change - and to help...

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  • Using data visualisation to track climate change

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Aug 2017
    A German team have created a tool to show the scale of effort required to beat climate change - and to help stakeholders understand challenges and...
  • Introducing the Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematical Creative commons image Icon Wellcome Library, London under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Introducing the Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematical

    By Sir Isaac Newton

    Isaac Newton's Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematical was published 330 years ago today. To mark the...

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  • Introducing the Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematical

    Introducing the Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematical Creative commons image Icon Wellcome Library, London under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
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    Isaac Newton's Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematical was published 330 years ago today. To mark the anniversary, here's Newton's original...
  • Horizon: 10 Things You Need to Know... Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Horizon: 10 Things You Need to Know...

    ...About the Future. Hannah Fry delves into the data we have today to give an evidence-based vision of tomorrow. 

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  • Horizon: 10 Things You Need to Know...

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    ...About the Future. Hannah Fry delves into the data we have today to give an evidence-based vision of tomorrow. 
  • How good were the pollster's predictions? Creative commons image Icon Manuel M. Vicente from Spain under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    How good were the pollster's predictions?

    By Leighton Vaughan Williams

    As politicians try to make sense of the results of the 2017 General Election, how well did the polls give us a guide...

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    How good were the pollster's predictions? Creative commons image Icon Manuel M. Vicente from Spain under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
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    As politicians try to make sense of the results of the 2017 General Election, how well did the polls give us a guide to the final result? Leighton Vaughan...
  • Does maths offer a better model for multi-candidate elections? Creative commons image Icon Peter Miller under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    Does maths offer a better model for multi-candidate elections?

    By Professor Cristoph Borgers

    First past the post - the tradition in UK general elections - isn't a great way to deliver the most agreeable result....

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    07 Jun 2017

  • Does maths offer a better model for multi-candidate elections?

    Does maths offer a better model for multi-candidate elections? Creative commons image Icon Peter Miller under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jun 2017
    First past the post - the tradition in UK general elections - isn't a great way to deliver the most agreeable result. Cristoph Borgers suggests we make it...
  • Reboot Your STEM Career Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Reboot Your STEM Career

    By Clem Herman, Kate Chicot

    Returning to a STEM career? Reboot Your STEM Career is a comprehensive interactive toolkit to help you...

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    30 May 2017

  • Reboot Your STEM Career

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 30 May 2017
    Returning to a STEM career? Reboot Your STEM Career is a comprehensive interactive toolkit to help you relaunch your career and navigate your...
  • Hidden Maths

    Join us in breaking down the myths and mystery surrounding the world of Mathematics and Statistics with our FREE...

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    Join us in breaking down the myths and mystery surrounding the world of Mathematics and Statistics with our FREE learning content. 
  • Has Donald Trump improved the US economy in fifty days? Creative commons image Icon Steven Depolo under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Has Donald Trump improved the US economy in fifty days?

    By Gabriella Legrenzi

    Donald Trump is proudly acclaiming his great economic data. But is he actually enjoying a boom handed to him by...

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    13 Mar 2017

  • Has Donald Trump improved the US economy in fifty days?

    Has Donald Trump improved the US economy in fifty days? Creative commons image Icon Steven Depolo under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
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    Donald Trump is proudly acclaiming his great economic data. But is he actually enjoying a boom handed to him by President Obama? Gabriella Legrenzi considers...
  • Don't Panic - How to End Poverty in 15 Years Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    Don't Panic - How to End Poverty in 15 Years

    Shown again as a tribute to the late Hans Rosling, his exploration of how statistics offers hope in an overcrowded world is available on iPlayer...

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    10 Feb 2017

  • Don't Panic - How to End Poverty in 15 Years

    Don't Panic - How to End Poverty in 15 Years Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 10 Feb 2017
    Shown again as a tribute to the late Hans Rosling, his exploration of how statistics offers hope in an overcrowded world is available on iPlayer throughout...

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  • Geometry

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  • Egyptian mathematics

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    This free course looks at Babylonian mathematics. You will learn how a series of discoveries has enabled historians to decipher stone tablets and...

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    This free course looks at Babylonian mathematics. You will learn how a series of...
  • Using a scientific calculator

    Do you have a Casio fx-83 ES scientific calculator (or a compatible model) and want to learn how to use it? This free course, Using a scientific...

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    Do you have a Casio fx-83 ES scientific calculator (or a compatible model) and...
  • Numbers: Getting to grips with division

    Do you want to improve your ability to divide one number into another, especially if decimals are involved, without having to rely on a calculator?...

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    Do you want to improve your ability to divide one number into another, especially...
  • Maths for science and technology

    Youre about to start a course in science and technology and you're wondering whether your level of maths is going to be enough to get you through....

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    Youre about to start a course in science and technology and you're wondering...
  • Language, notation and formulas

    Communication is as vital in mathematics as in any language. This free course, Language, notation and formulas, will help you to express yourself...

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    Communication is as vital in mathematics as in any language. This free course,...
  • Ratio, proportion and percentages

    From politics to cookery, ratios, proportions and percentages are part of everyday life. This free course is designed to help you become more...

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    From politics to cookery, ratios, proportions and percentages are part of everyday...
  • Squares, roots and powers

    From paving your patio to measuring the ingredients for your latest recipe, squares, roots and powers really are part of everyday life. This free...

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    From paving your patio to measuring the ingredients for your latest recipe,...
  • Prices

    This free course, Prices, looks at a wide variety of ways of comparing prices and the construction of a price index. You will also look at the...

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    This free course, Prices, looks at a wide variety of ways of comparing prices and...