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    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    01 Aug 2018

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Aug 2018
    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.
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    Ice Cold In Alex

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    Robert Llewellyn and Dr Jonathan Hare take on Hollywood Science, testing the science that filmgoers take for granted....

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    23 Jul 2018

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    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 23 Jul 2018
    Robert Llewellyn and Dr Jonathan Hare take on Hollywood Science, testing the science that filmgoers take for granted. Here they look at whether the science...
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    The Story Of Maths

    Marcus DuSautoy explores the long, surprising history of humankind's relationship with numbers.

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    29 Jan 2018

  • The Story Of Maths

    Introductory level Updated 29 Jan 2018
    Marcus DuSautoy explores the long, surprising history of humankind's relationship with numbers.
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    27 Jan 2018

  • Queen (and Slave) Of The Sciences

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Jan 2018
    Katie Chicot explains why numbers make the world go round.
  • Ada Lovelace Day: 10th October

    By Mike Richards

    Marking the day celebrating Ada Lovelace, discover the intriguing story of her life, Charles Babbage, and their...

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    10 Oct 2017

  • Ada Lovelace Day: 10th October

    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 10 Oct 2017
    Marking the day celebrating Ada Lovelace, discover the intriguing story of her life, Charles Babbage, and their role in the 19th century development of...
  • Uncertainty within the Realm of Statistics

    By Katie Chicot

    Mathematician and tutor, Katie Chicot, questions the role of "certainty" within the realm of statistical data....

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    06 Oct 2017

  • Uncertainty within the Realm of Statistics

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 06 Oct 2017
    Mathematician and tutor, Katie Chicot, questions the role of "certainty" within the realm of statistical data. She interviews Carol Calvert on the...
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    Perplex: Classic puzzles, past and present

    By Katie Chicot

    Test your puzzle-solving ability with incredibly immersive and interactive puzzles from The Open University and UKMT

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    31 Aug 2017

  • Perplex: Classic puzzles, past and present

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    Perplex: Classic puzzles, past and present Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 31 Aug 2017
    Test your puzzle-solving ability with incredibly immersive and interactive puzzles from The Open University and UKMT
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    05 Jul 2017

  • Introducing the Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematical

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Jul 2017
    Isaac Newton's Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematical was published 330 years ago today. To mark the anniversary, here's Newton's original...
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    07 Jun 2017

  • Does maths offer a better model for multi-candidate elections?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jun 2017
    First past the post - the tradition in UK general elections - isn't a great way to deliver the most agreeable result. Cristoph Borgers suggests we make it...
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    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Jul 2016
    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.

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  • Returning to STEM

    This free badged course, Returning to STEM, offers useful skills and solutions to help you get back into a career in science, technology,...

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    Level: 3 Advanced

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    04 Jan 2018

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    Returning to STEM
    Advanced level Duration 24 hours Updated 04 Jan 2018
    This free badged course, Returning to STEM, offers useful skills and solutions to...
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    Teaching secondary mathematics

    This free course, Teaching secondary mathematics, will identify and explore some of the key issues around teaching mathematics in secondary schools...

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    11 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    22 Jun 2016

  • Teaching secondary mathematics

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    Advanced level Duration 11 hours Updated 22 Jun 2016
    This free course, Teaching secondary mathematics, will identify and explore some...
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    The restless Universe

    The restless Universe introduces you to major achievements and figures in the history of physics, from Copernicus to Einstein and beyond. The route...

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    16 Mar 2016

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    The restless Universe introduces you to major achievements and figures in the...

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    Graduate Diploma in Mathematics Education

    Course Course
    Graduate Diploma in Mathematics Education
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 17 Sep 2018
    You don't need a specialist mathematics background to be an effective maths...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 17 Sep 2018
    As well as being fascinating and intellectually rewarding, the study of...

    BSc (Honours) Mathematics

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    BSc (Honours) Mathematics
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 17 Sep 2018
    From economic policy to scientific advancement, mathematics is indispensable to...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences

    Course Course
    Diploma of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 17 Sep 2018
    Mathematics and statistics are vital in modern society, and indispensable to...

    BSc (Honours) Mathematics and its Learning

    Course Course
    BSc (Honours) Mathematics and its Learning
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 17 Sep 2018
    Mathematics education has long been a government priority. This unique degree...

    BSc (Honours) Mathematics and Statistics

    Course Course
    BSc (Honours) Mathematics and Statistics
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 17 Sep 2018
    Mathematics and statistics play an important role in almost every area of life,...

    BSc (Honours) Mathematics and Physics

    Course Course
    BSc (Honours) Mathematics and Physics
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 17 Sep 2018
    This degree covers an equal amount of topics in mathematics and science,...

    Core engineering B

    Course Course
    Intermediate level Duration 300 hours Updated 17 Sep 2018 Register by 14 Mar 2019
    You'll study in greater depth, to expand your development as an engineer, the...

    Practical modern statistics

    Course Course
    Intermediate level Duration 300 hours Updated 17 Sep 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    The module introduces four major topics of modern applied statistics: medical...

    Mathematical thinking in schools

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    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 17 Sep 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    This module is designed to help you develop your knowledge and understanding of...
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