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  • The Legacy of Nuclear Power: Part 1 Creative commons image Icon cyocum under CC-BY licence under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Oct 2017

  • The Legacy of Nuclear Power: Part 1

    The Legacy of Nuclear Power: Part 1 Creative commons image Icon cyocum under CC-BY licence under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 03 Oct 2017
    How do local communities respond to the risks and opportunities of nuclear power? 
  • How do fire controls harm biodiversity? Creative commons image Icon Francesco Veronesi under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    How do fire controls harm biodiversity?

    By Rodrigo de Oliveira Andrade

    Attempts to control human created fire in Brazil has seen a growth of dense forest - but it comes at a cost, reports...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Sep 2017

  • How do fire controls harm biodiversity?

    How do fire controls harm biodiversity? Creative commons image Icon Francesco Veronesi under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Sep 2017
    Attempts to control human created fire in Brazil has seen a growth of dense forest - but it comes at a cost, reports Rodrigo de Oliveira Andrade.
  • Another spoonful? Understanding the Place of Sugar - Part Two Creative commons image Icon Ham Hock - Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Sep 2017

  • Another spoonful? Understanding the Place of Sugar - Part Two

    Another spoonful? Understanding the Place of Sugar - Part Two Creative commons image Icon Ham Hock - Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Sep 2017
    Steve Pile looks at the changing geographies of sugar.
  • One Lump or Two? Understanding the Place of Sugar - Part One Creative commons image Icon minjungkim - Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    One Lump or Two? Understanding the Place of Sugar - Part One

    By Steve Pile

    Sugar is a Contradiction - explore the cultural paradox of this ubiquitous ingredient, with Professor Steve Pile.

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Sep 2017

  • One Lump or Two? Understanding the Place of Sugar - Part One

    One Lump or Two? Understanding the Place of Sugar - Part One Creative commons image Icon minjungkim - Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Sep 2017
    Sugar is a Contradiction - explore the cultural paradox of this ubiquitous ingredient, with Professor Steve Pile.
  • What is the Minamata Convention on Mercury and what does it mean? Creative commons image Icon Medvedev under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Sep 2017

  • What is the Minamata Convention on Mercury and what does it mean?

    What is the Minamata Convention on Mercury and what does it mean? Creative commons image Icon Medvedev under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Sep 2017
    In August 2017, a new convention governing the use of Mercury came into force (at least in the countries which have signed up). María Elena Hurtado explains...
  • What effects does mercury have on health and the environment? Creative commons image Icon STA3816 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    What effects does mercury have on health and the environment?

    Although in its natural form mercury is not especially toxic, it still poses a real risk when it finds its way into...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Sep 2017

  • What effects does mercury have on health and the environment?

    What effects does mercury have on health and the environment? Creative commons image Icon STA3816 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Sep 2017
    Although in its natural form mercury is not especially toxic, it still poses a real risk when it finds its way into the environment.
  • Should Houston prepare for more Hurricanes like Harvey? Creative commons image Icon The National Guard under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Should Houston prepare for more Hurricanes like Harvey?

    By Andrew King

    It's been an event described as "historic" and "once in a thousand years" - but Andrew King explains why a changing...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2017

  • Should Houston prepare for more Hurricanes like Harvey?

    Should Houston prepare for more Hurricanes like Harvey? Creative commons image Icon The National Guard under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Aug 2017
    It's been an event described as "historic" and "once in a thousand years" - but Andrew King explains why a changing climate might mean Harvey may be a...
  • Is your wash day polluting the oceans? Creative commons image Icon Mirko Tobias Schafer under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Is your wash day polluting the oceans?

    By Dr Natalie Welden

    Every time you wash your clothes, microfibres escape into the environment. And that, explains Dr Natalie Welden, is a...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • Is your wash day polluting the oceans?

    Is your wash day polluting the oceans? Creative commons image Icon Mirko Tobias Schafer under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    Every time you wash your clothes, microfibres escape into the environment. And that, explains Dr Natalie Welden, is a huge threat to our oceans.
  • North Sea, air safety and Brexit Creative commons image Icon "Crew Change" by arbyreed, via Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    North Sea, air safety and Brexit

    By James Cusick

    Does the political fight about who controls safety in the North Sea reveal just how difficult Brexit is going to be?

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    Article

    5 mins

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • North Sea, air safety and Brexit

    North Sea, air safety and Brexit Creative commons image Icon "Crew Change" by arbyreed, via Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    Does the political fight about who controls safety in the North Sea reveal just how difficult Brexit is going to be?
  • ‘Citizen sensing’ and new forms of environmental monitoring Creative commons image Icon Riffle under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • ‘Citizen sensing’ and new forms of environmental monitoring

    ‘Citizen sensing’ and new forms of environmental monitoring Creative commons image Icon Riffle under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    What technological challenges are faced by communities seeking to understand environmental change at different geographical scales?

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    Introducing the social sciences

    Introducing the social sciences Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: rawpixel
    Introductory level Duration 600 hours Updated 16 Apr 2018 Register by 10 Jan 2019
    This key introductory OU level 1 module provides an ideal introduction to the...

    Science: microbes

    Introductory level Updated 16 Apr 2018 Register by 01 Feb 2018
    This online course explores the intriguing world of bacteria, viruses, and other...

    Signals and perception: the science of the senses

    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Apr 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    This sensory neuroscience module uses fundamental concepts from biology, chemistry...

    Introduction to corporate finance

    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Apr 2018 Register by 18 Oct 2018
    This module provides a grounding in the core areas of corporate finance and...

    Environmental monitoring and protection

    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Apr 2018 Register by 11 Oct 2018
    To conserve our environment, we need to ensure that any deterioration which can be...

    Evaluating contemporary science

    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Apr 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    Effective communication is essential in science, but do you ever wonder whether...

    Environmental management 1

    Intermediate level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Apr 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    Environmental management can be understood as managing our relationship with the...

    Environment: journeys through a changing world

    Environment: journeys through a changing world Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019
    Introductory level Duration 600 hours Updated 16 Apr 2018 Register by 10 Jan 2019
    Our world is changing fast ? we are experiencing pressure from climate change,...

    Mental health and community

    Mental health and community Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Joanne Zh | Dreamstime.com
    Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 16 Apr 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    What causes mental distress and what can be done about it? How is health and...

    Chemistry: further concepts and applications

    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 16 Apr 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    Chemistry is fundamental in our lives and this module explores chemistry in the...
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