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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    03 May 2017

  • Brits Who Built The Modern World: A video collection

    Featuring: Video Video
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 03 May 2017
    Collected extracts from the BBC/OU series exploring the titans of British architecture
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    Everyday Miracles: The Genius of Sofas, Stockings & Scanners

    Professor Mark Miodownik uncovers the fascinating science behind the everyday stuff of our lives.

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    18 Apr 2017

  • Everyday Miracles: The Genius of Sofas, Stockings & Scanners

    Featuring: Video Video
    Updated 18 Apr 2017
    Professor Mark Miodownik uncovers the fascinating science behind the everyday stuff of our lives.
  • The Switch tells us a lot about Nintendo

    By Dr Brendan Cassidy

    Nintendo's new console, the Switch, makes perfect sense in light of the company's history, says Brendan Cassidy.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Mar 2017

  • The Switch tells us a lot about Nintendo

    Featuring: Video Video
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Mar 2017
    Nintendo's new console, the Switch, makes perfect sense in light of the company's history, says Brendan Cassidy.
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Feb 2017

  • What is inclusive design and how are Microsoft using it to make the XBox better?

    Featuring: Video Video
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Feb 2017
    In this short video, Microsoft's XBox team explain how they used inclusive design to improve everyone's social gaming experience.
  • Why would a nation move its capital city?

    Eight countries in the last 100 years have elected to transplant the heart of their nations. This short video...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Jan 2017

  • Why would a nation move its capital city?

    Featuring: Video Video
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Jan 2017
    Eight countries in the last 100 years have elected to transplant the heart of their nations. This short video explores why nations go to the bother of such...
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    How do planes survive lightning strikes?

    As planes carry us through the sky, they can - and do - come under attack from lightning strikes. Good design keeps...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    18 Jan 2017

  • How do planes survive lightning strikes?

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jan 2017
    As planes carry us through the sky, they can - and do - come under attack from lightning strikes. Good design keeps us safe, though, in the City In The Sky.
  • OpenLearn Live: 12th December 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    The production wing of a Viennese art movement; monkey typing; and what happens when you play Lennon in a coffee shop...

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    12 Dec 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 12th December 2016

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    Duration 15 mins Updated 12 Dec 2016
    The production wing of a Viennese art movement; monkey typing; and what happens when you play Lennon in a coffee shop? Learning and research across the...
  • OpenLearn Live: 2nd December 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Ice falling from planes isn't an urban myth - it can be more dangerous than that. Plus how Victorians saw Shakespeare...

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    02 Dec 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 2nd December 2016

    Updated 02 Dec 2016
    Ice falling from planes isn't an urban myth - it can be more dangerous than that. Plus how Victorians saw Shakespeare. Learning and research from across the...
  • Can engineering help improve patient safety?

    New research from Cambridge suggests that better, clearer, consistent design of tubes and liquids could save...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Nov 2016

  • Can engineering help improve patient safety?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Nov 2016
    New research from Cambridge suggests that better, clearer, consistent design of tubes and liquids could save lives.
  • Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    17 Aug 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 17th August 2016

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Aug 2016
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    Core engineering A

    Course Course
    Intermediate level Duration 300 hours Updated 18 Jun 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    Engineering materials; statics; and electricity generation and storage feature as...

    Understanding children's development and learning

    Course Course
    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 18 Jun 2018 Register by 20 Sep 2018
    This module is for people working with children and young people and looks at...

    Engineering: frameworks, analysis, production

    Course Course
    Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 18 Jun 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    This module builds on the concepts and techniques inEngineering: origins, methods,...

    Innovation: designing for change

    Course Course
    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 18 Jun 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    Innovations emerge from complex, dynamic, iterative processes. But how do...

    Structural integrity: designing against failure

    Course Course
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 18 Jun 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    Structural integrity is the study of the safe design and assessment of components...

    Science project course: frontiers in chemistry

    Course Course
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 18 Jun 2018 Register by 10 Jan 2019
    This is a project module for the BSc (Hons) Natural Sciences. You'll undertake...

    Engineering small worlds: micro and nano technologies

    Course Course
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 18 Jun 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    This module demonstrates how matter can be manipulated at the atomic and molecular...

    The MSc professional project

    Course Course
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 18 Jun 2018 Register by 30 Sep 2018
    This will be the capstone module of your chosen MSc. This is your opportunity to...

    Research methods for finance

    Course Course
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 18 Jun 2018 Register by 18 Oct 2018
    This module introduces students to the underlying principles of research in modern...

    Research project

    Course Course
    Research project
    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 18 Jun 2018 Register by 30 Jul 2018
    This will be the final module in your chosen MSc, building on your existing...
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