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Silicon fen or silicon when?

Silicon fen or silicon when? Creative commons image Credit: Thecameo under CC-BY-NC licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Oct 2008
Nigel Walton looks at why technology companies struggle to do well in Europe.

The Making of Timewatch: Last day of World War I

The Making of  Timewatch: Last day of World War I Creative commons image Credit: peprice under CC-BY-NC-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Oct 2007
The Producer and Director of the Last Day of World War One, John Hayes Fisher reveals how the programme developed, the key people involved and the...

Weekend Break: Italian

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Weekend Break: Italian Copyrighted image Credit: Eryk Rogozinski | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 45 mins Updated 18 Jul 2007
Whether you're heading for the threatened beauty of Venice or the historical surprises of Rome, you'll get much more out of a trip to Italy with...

Weekend Break: Spanish

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Weekend Break: Spanish Creative commons image Credit: Jean-David et Anne-Laure under CC-BY-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 45 mins Updated 09 Jul 2007
One of the first nations to tempt Britons for overseas holidays, Spain offers much more than package tours and sizzling on the beach. Our Weekend...

Weekend Break: German

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Weekend Break: German Copyrighted image Credit: Christinaelsen | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 45 mins Updated 02 Jul 2007
Whether you're off for a weekend in the Alps, or a slightly racier time in Berlin, our Weekend Break guide will give you the essential basics of...

Weekend Break: French

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Weekend Break: French Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 45 mins Updated 24 Jun 2007
Get the most out of your trip to France - take our audio introduction to the language and culture of France with you

CAM Around The World

CAM Around The World Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Jan 2006
How do attitudes and implementation of CAMs vary around the world? Our whistle-stop tour of the globe gives an insight

The price of parenthood

The price of parenthood Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 24 Nov 2005
Having children brings many changes. We consider the price of parenthood

OU on the BBC: Eurofighter - About The Programme

OU on the BBC: Eurofighter - About The Programme Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Oct 2005
There have been many twists and turns in the journey of the Eurofighter, the most expensive European defence project ever.

OU on the BBC: Renaissance Secrets

OU on the BBC: Renaissance Secrets Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Sep 2005
The Renaissance wasn't as simple a time as the historical record might suggest...

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Searching for Syphilis

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Searching for Syphilis Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2009
Introductory level Duration 35 mins Updated 07 Oct 2009
At the end of the 15th century a terrifying new epidemic spread across Europe, but was this disease, known as the Great Pox, really Syphilis? Did...

Earth's physical resources: renewable energy

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Earth's physical resources: renewable energy Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2009
Introductory level Duration 45 mins Updated 23 Jun 2009
As the world responds to climate change, we explore whether sustainable energy can satisfy our need for endless economic growth, without radical...