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Sensory augmentation devices

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Sensory augmentation devices Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University 2009
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 29 Oct 2009
How can new technology help you to play a new musical instrument? The E-Sense research programme is experimenting with novel augmentation devices...

Interacting with ambient displays

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Interacting with ambient displays Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University 2009
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 29 Oct 2009
Will an 'ambient information display' change peoples behaviour within a building? The 'Clouds' research investigation project in The Open...

Sniffing new: Research into smell

Sniffing new: Research into smell Creative commons image denniswong under CC-BY under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Oct 2009
Will new research reveal more about the science of smell?

Wipe out: Can you remove memories?

Wipe out: Can you remove memories? Creative commons image only alice under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Sep 2009
In this extract from episode six of Breaking Science, Doctor Chris Smith and Helen Scales discuss a scientific development which might, one day,...

Something important that didn't happen

Something important that didn't happen Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Aug 2009
Paul Craze considers how we can learn from negative science research results as well as positive ones.

International Adoption

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International Adoption Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University 2009
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Mar 2009
Open University Professor Monica Dowling looks at the effects of globalisation and the differences between 'qualitative' and 'quantitative'...

Methane and me

Methane and me Copyrighted image Copyright: Vince Gauci
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Dec 2008
Vince Gauci can often be found measuring methane emissions from wetlands. He explains what he's up to.

Open Thinking

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Open Thinking Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University 2008
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Oct 2008
'Open Thinking' encapsulates The Open University's approach to Research. This video sequence hints at the rich diversity of the world class...

Entrainment

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Entrainment Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University 2008
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Oct 2008
Open University ethnomusicologist Martin Clayton describes how his study of music and its performance in different cultural settings has allowed...