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tina howarth's story

tina howarth's story Creative commons image Credit: Herd of Zebra's and Blue Wildebeests - Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Jun 2010
Explore the personal side of climate change with tina howarth's diary entry.

Leslie Budd on... old versus new

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Leslie Budd on... old versus new Copyrighted image Credit: photos.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Jun 2010
Is business our 'brave new world'? Leslie Budd highlights the celebrations of the technologies and products, past and present, which changed our...

OU on the BBC: Reith Lectures 2010: Scientific Horizons

OU on the BBC: Reith Lectures 2010: Scientific Horizons Copyrighted image Credit: Thinkstock
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 May 2010
Professor Martin Rees, cosmologist and astrophysicist, presents this year's Reith Lectures, which explore the limits and role of science as a...

Debate: The UK

Debate: The UK Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 27 Oct 2009
Community member Habbuk wondered if the nation needed a direction

Anurag's life in Pune

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Anurag's life in Pune Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 May 2007
For Anurag, football, playing the tabla, and eating an ice lolly by Khadakwasla Lake, are all part of his life in Pune. Watch Anurag's video diary

Diva's life in Pune

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 May 2007
Life in Pune means plenty of shopping for Diva. Watch Diva's video diary

Vallarie's life in Pune

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 May 2007
For Vallarie, taking an auto rickshaw to go shopping in the old part of the city is typical of her life in Pune. Watch Vallarie's video diary

Transcript of Anurag's video

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 May 2007
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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 May 2007
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Transcript of Diva's video

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 May 2007
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Systems thinking: Understanding sustainability

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Systems thinking: Understanding sustainability Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Intermediate level Duration 15 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
In the increasingly complex world of change and uncertainty, particularly in the context of climate change, the notion of sustainability is often...

Inside the International Criminal Court

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Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 28 Feb 2013
What is the role of the International Criminal Court (ICC)? How will the ICC develop in the 21st century? The ICC was created in 2002 as a...

Future energy demand and supply

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Future energy demand and supply Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Intermediate level Duration 13 hours Updated 27 Jul 2011
When you consider that the global annual consumption of primary energy increased more than ten-fold during the 20th Century, the importance of...

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Certificate in Astronomy and Planetary Science

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Certificate in Astronomy and Planetary Science Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 600 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014
If you’re fascinated by astronomy and planetary science, this certificate course provides a good basic introduction and equips you with the skills...

Certificate of Higher Education Open

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Duration 1200 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014
If you’re keen to try university study and want to keep your options open, this certificate course is ideal. It’s part of our unique Open...

Foundation Degree in Combined Professional Studies

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Duration 2400 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014
The Foundation Degree in Combined Professional Studies is an extremely flexible qualification, enabling you to develop lifelong learning skills...

Diploma of Higher Education in Combined Professional Studies

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Duration 2400 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014
The Diploma of Higher Education in Combined Professional Studies is an extremely flexible qualification, enabling you to develop lifelong learning...

Diploma of Higher Education Open

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Duration 2400 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014
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BSc (Honours) Environmental Management and Technology

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Duration 3600 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014
How can we best manage the environment, given the pressures that threaten its future? How do we design more sustainable practices and use...

Diploma of Higher Education in Language Studies

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Duration 2400 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014
The Diploma of Higher Education in Language Studies aims to equip you with the competencies needed to communicate and interact in a range of...

Innovation: designing for change

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Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014 Register by 11 Sep 2014
This project-based module looks at how successful innovations emerge, and how innovation can be directed towards ensuring a socially, economically...

Engineering the future

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Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014 Register by 11 Sep 2014
This module offers an introduction to what engineering is and how it is practised in modern society, and looks at developments that will shape the...

Living without oil: chemistry for a sustainable future

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Introductory level Duration 100 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014 Register by 25 Sep 2014
This course explores oil’s vital role in the modern world and assesses some of the exciting scientific developments that could lead to sustainable...