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Imagining Scientists

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Imagining Scientists Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2010
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 16 Sep 2010
Why does the stereotype of a scientist with mad hair, big spex, white coat endure and how does this image relate to what 21st century scientists...

Enterprising Times

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Enterprising Times Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2010
Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 16 Sep 2010
How are Britain's small business entrepreneurs leading the country out of the recession? Research by The Open University Business School suggests...

Money and Emotions

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Money and Emotions Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2010
Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 16 Sep 2010
How do emotions affect financial decisions? Is their impact always bad, or are emotions an important part of making good financial decisions? Can a...

Letter to a Climate Sceptic

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Letter to a Climate Sceptic Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2010
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 16 Aug 2010
Why is there so much scepticism around climate change? And why does it continue to cause controversy among scientists? In 2009 the ‘Climategate’...

Prof. George Kasali's story

Prof. George Kasali's story Creative commons image Credit: KBS / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Jul 2010
Explore the personal side of climate change with Prof. George Kasali's diary entry.

A burst of energy

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A burst of energy Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Jun 2010
From COP15: Energy researcher, Catherine Bottrill, talks about her work to help the UK music industry cut carbon emissions.

No conspiracy theory

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No conspiracy theory Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Jun 2010
From COP15: Leader for climate change, David Viner, reveals his passion for accurate science and puts forward his opinion that the science that...

Your future needs you!

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Your future needs you! Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Jun 2010
From COP15: Professor of Renewable Energy, Godfrey Boyle, talks about the courses he is developing for The Open University, as well as the work he...

Clearing the path

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Clearing the path Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Jun 2010
From COP15: Washington Ochella provides an insight into his work on environmental awareness, policy analysis, research and governance.

Studying twins, studying personality

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Studying twins, studying personality Creative commons image Credit: DC Atty under CC-BY licence
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 25 May 2010
 John Oates meets twins - and those who study them - to explore if there is anything we can learn about personality and links to genetics