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  • Oil and water: How do you clean up? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime

    Oil and water: How do you clean up?

    By Dr Patricia Ash

    Sometimes, clearing up an oil spill actually makes things worse. Patricia Ash explains why.

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    Video

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Jul 2010

  • Oil and water: How do you clean up?

    Oil and water: How do you clean up? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 21 Jul 2010
    Sometimes, clearing up an oil spill actually makes things worse. Patricia Ash explains why.
  • Liz Hartnett on... IT disasters Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: opacity under CC-BY-NC-ND licence

    Liz Hartnett on... IT disasters

    By Liz Hartnett

    Research student Liz Hartnett looks at IT methodologies and why people are often the key to getting things done.

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    Audio

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Jun 2010

  • Liz Hartnett on... IT disasters

    Liz Hartnett on... IT disasters Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: opacity under CC-BY-NC-ND licence
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jun 2010
    Research student Liz Hartnett looks at IT methodologies and why people are often the key to getting things done.
  • The Haiti Earthquake: January 12th, 2010 Creative commons image Icon Globovision under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Jan 2010

  • The Haiti Earthquake: January 12th, 2010

    The Haiti Earthquake: January 12th, 2010 Creative commons image Icon Globovision under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 Jan 2010
    Dave Rothery reacts to the Haiti earthquake; and we share a gallery of images.
  • The whiter the collar and the higher your status, the more the crime will pay Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Angeline Seow | Dreamstime.com
    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Nov 2009

  • The whiter the collar and the higher your status, the more the crime will pay

    The whiter the collar and the higher your status, the more the crime will pay Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Angeline Seow | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Nov 2009
    The saying "one law for the rich and another for the poor" seems to be particularly applicable to so-called "white collar" crime.
  • A fatal bug? Did computers cause the Air France disaster? Creative commons image Icon by Abdallahh, some rights reserved under Creative-Commons license

    A fatal bug? Did computers cause the Air France disaster?

    By Mike Richards

    We may never know why did the Air France Airbus A330 crashed in the Atlantic Ocean. Here we take a look at the...

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    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Jul 2009

  • A fatal bug? Did computers cause the Air France disaster?

    A fatal bug? Did computers cause the Air France disaster? Creative commons image Icon by Abdallahh, some rights reserved under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 06 Jul 2009
    We may never know why did the Air France Airbus A330 crashed in the Atlantic Ocean. Here we take a look at the interim report in to the disaster
  • Earthquake Storms Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team

    Earthquake Storms

    By Dr Iain Stewart

    Iain Stewart explains why Istanbul could be in for a shaky future.

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Jan 2009

  • Earthquake Storms

    Earthquake Storms Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jan 2009
    Iain Stewart explains why Istanbul could be in for a shaky future.
  • Timewatch: Killer Cloud - debate Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Timewatch: Killer Cloud - debate

    By The Timewatch team

    An eruption in Iceland would have terrible consequences for the rest of Western Europe

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Jun 2008

  • Timewatch: Killer Cloud - debate

    Timewatch: Killer Cloud - debate Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Jun 2008
    An eruption in Iceland would have terrible consequences for the rest of Western Europe
  • Centre of gravity Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Centre of gravity

    By The Forensic Engineering team

    What role does the centre of gravity play in keeping structures upright - or failing to?

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    Activity

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Mar 2008

  • Centre of gravity

    Centre of gravity Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Mar 2008
    What role does the centre of gravity play in keeping structures upright - or failing to?
  • Timewatch: Tsunami - debate Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Jupiter Images
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Aug 2007

  • Timewatch: Tsunami - debate

    Timewatch: Tsunami - debate Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Jupiter Images
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Aug 2007
     
  • The Tay Bridge Disaster: Timeline Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: St Andrew's Valentine Collection

    The Tay Bridge Disaster: Timeline

    By The Forensic Engineering team

    Timeline of events related to the Tay Bridge disaster, part of the BBC/OU's programme website for Forensic Engineering

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 May 2007

  • The Tay Bridge Disaster: Timeline

    The Tay Bridge Disaster: Timeline Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: St Andrew's Valentine Collection
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 May 2007
    Timeline of events related to the Tay Bridge disaster, part of the BBC/OU's programme website for Forensic Engineering
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