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  • Biofuels: heroes or villains? Creative commons image Icon Rainforest Action Group under CC-BY-NC licence under Creative-Commons license

    Biofuels: heroes or villains?

    By Professor Stephen Potter

    Biofuels were hailed as the great hope of sustainable energy, particularly for cutting CO2 emissions from transport....

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Mar 2008

  • Biofuels: heroes or villains?

    Biofuels: heroes or villains? Creative commons image Icon Rainforest Action Group under CC-BY-NC licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Mar 2008
    Biofuels were hailed as the great hope of sustainable energy, particularly for cutting CO2 emissions from transport. But they have suddenly shifted from hero...
  • The long view on innovation Creative commons image Icon Mr Ush under CC-BY-NC-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Nov 2007

  • The long view on innovation

    The long view on innovation Creative commons image Icon Mr Ush under CC-BY-NC-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Nov 2007
    Celebrating the power of the entrepreneur.
  • Big business goes green Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Big business goes green

    By Dr Anja Schaefer, Sir Terry Leahy, Sir Stuart Rose

    As part of 'How Green Is Your High Street', The Money Programme team filmed interviews with several high-profile...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Jun 2007

  • Big business goes green

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    Big business goes green Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Jun 2007
    As part of 'How Green Is Your High Street', The Money Programme team filmed interviews with several high-profile business leaders. Here we provide extended...
  • Reith 2007: Bursting at the Seams - Poverty in the Midst of Plenty Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Reith 2007: Bursting at the Seams - Poverty in the Midst of Plenty

    By Professor Raphael Kaplinsky

    Raphael Kaplinsky responds to the 2007 Reith lecture by Jeffery Sachs on 'Poverty in the Midst of Plenty'

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 May 2007

  • Reith 2007: Bursting at the Seams - Poverty in the Midst of Plenty

    Reith 2007: Bursting at the Seams - Poverty in the Midst of Plenty Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 May 2007
    Raphael Kaplinsky responds to the 2007 Reith lecture by Jeffery Sachs on 'Poverty in the Midst of Plenty'
  • OU on the BBC: Does Africa Need Ade? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Feb 2007

  • OU on the BBC: Does Africa Need Ade?

    OU on the BBC: Does Africa Need Ade? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Feb 2007
     What happens to the cash you give to Comic Relief?
  • The point seven per cent solution: Video Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    The point seven per cent solution: Video

    By Hilary Benn, Adrian Edmondson

    Ade met up with Secretary of State for International Development Hilary Benn to find out how the British government...

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    Audio

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Feb 2007

  • The point seven per cent solution: Video

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    The point seven per cent solution: Video Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 28 Feb 2007
    Ade met up with Secretary of State for International Development Hilary Benn to find out how the British government is making a difference in Wajir - and...
  • OU Radio Lecture 2006:  Is the world really shrinking? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: OU

    OU Radio Lecture 2006: Is the world really shrinking?

    By Professor Doreen Massey

    Accalaimed geographer Professor Doreen Massey died this weekend. In remembrance of her great mind we look back...

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    Audio

    30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Nov 2006

  • OU Radio Lecture 2006: Is the world really shrinking?

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    OU Radio Lecture 2006:  Is the world really shrinking? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: OU
    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 17 Nov 2006
    Accalaimed geographer Professor Doreen Massey died this weekend. In remembrance of her great mind we look back at this Open University Radio Lecture:...
  • What is technology? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    What is technology?

    By Professor Andy Lane

    It might seem a straightforward question, but technology is about more than gadgets and gizmos as Andy Lane explains

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Sep 2006

  • What is technology?

    What is technology? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Sep 2006
    It might seem a straightforward question, but technology is about more than gadgets and gizmos as Andy Lane explains
  • Reith 2005: The Triumph of Technology - Innovation and management Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Reith 2005: The Triumph of Technology - Innovation and management

    By Lord Alec Broers

    Innovation has gone global - but universities need to keep up, says Lord Broers in the third of the Reith Lectures.

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Sep 2006

  • Reith 2005: The Triumph of Technology - Innovation and management

    Reith 2005: The Triumph of Technology - Innovation and management Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Sep 2006
    Innovation has gone global - but universities need to keep up, says Lord Broers in the third of the Reith Lectures.
  • HIV AIDS: The Impact Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Sport Relief / Rhian Ap Gruffydd

    HIV AIDS: The Impact

    By The OpenLearn team

    Beyond the personal tragedy of HIV AIDS, the virus has a terrible cost for developing countries

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Aug 2006

  • HIV AIDS: The Impact

    HIV AIDS: The Impact Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Sport Relief / Rhian Ap Gruffydd
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Aug 2006
    Beyond the personal tragedy of HIV AIDS, the virus has a terrible cost for developing countries

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    Software development with Java

    Course Course
    Intermediate level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Oct 2017 Register by 11 Jan 2018
    Discover the fundamentals of an object-oriented approach to software development....

    Human resource management residential school

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    Advanced level Updated 16 Oct 2017 Register by 19 Apr 2018
    This is a residential school only module if you are seeking Chartered Institute of...

    MBA stage 1: management: perspectives and practice (fast track)

    Course Course
    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 16 Oct 2017 Register by 22 Mar 2018
    This MBA module is framed within the complex and challenging nature of twenty...

    Workplace learning with coaching and mentoring

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    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Oct 2017 Register by 19 Apr 2018
    This module offers both a strategic and an operational focus. Students will...

    Team engineering

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    Team engineering Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Oct 2017 Register by 14 Dec 2017
    Team engineeringaims to develop the essential professional engineering skill of...

    The development management project

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    The development management project Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Oct 2017 Register by 12 Oct 2017
    Development managers are often called upon to undertake investigations that...

    Continuing professional development in practice

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    Continuing professional development in practice Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Oct 2017 Register by 19 Apr 2018
    This six-month module is aimed at people with a professional qualification (degree...

    MA Ed dissertation: inclusive practice

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    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 16 Oct 2017 Register by 20 Sep 2018
    The dissertation or professional project builds on your previous learning from...

    MA History part 1

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    Advanced level Duration 1200 hours Updated 16 Oct 2017 Register by 20 Sep 2018
    This module aims to provide a foundation for studying local and regional history...

    Principles of social and psychological inquiry

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    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 16 Oct 2017 Register by 20 Sep 2018
    If you work in a context which makes considerable use of social or psychological...
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