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  • Can engineering help improve patient safety? Creative commons image Icon Visitor6 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Can engineering help improve patient safety?

    New research from Cambridge suggests that better, clearer, consistent design of tubes and liquids could save...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Nov 2016

  • Can engineering help improve patient safety?

    Can engineering help improve patient safety? Creative commons image Icon Visitor6 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Nov 2016
    New research from Cambridge suggests that better, clearer, consistent design of tubes and liquids could save lives.
  • Researching Nirvana: Whatever, Nevermind Creative commons image Icon Dino Gravato under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    Researching Nirvana: Whatever, Nevermind

    By Amber Joy Powell, Caity Curry

    Nirvana's album Nevermind - and the subsequent suicide of Kurt Cobain - has turned a grunge statement into a cash...

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    Updated on:

    01 Nov 2016

  • Researching Nirvana: Whatever, Nevermind

    Researching Nirvana: Whatever, Nevermind Creative commons image Icon Dino Gravato under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Updated 01 Nov 2016
    Nirvana's album Nevermind - and the subsequent suicide of Kurt Cobain - has turned a grunge statement into a cash machine. Can research tell us how?
  • Methods in Motion: Remaking self-help Creative commons image Icon Meg John Barker under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Methods in Motion: Remaking self-help

    By Dr Meg John Barker

    Dr Meg-John Barker discusses how new ways of thinking can be linked to new forms of investigation

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Oct 2016

  • Methods in Motion: Remaking self-help

    Methods in Motion: Remaking self-help Creative commons image Icon Meg John Barker under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Oct 2016
    Dr Meg-John Barker discusses how new ways of thinking can be linked to new forms of investigation
  • Methods in Motion: The magpie Creative commons image Icon Stefan Berndtsson under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Methods in Motion: The magpie

    By Dr Edward Wastnidge

    Edward Wastnidge is trying to make sense of methods - and has a confession to make...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Oct 2016

  • Methods in Motion: The magpie

    Methods in Motion: The magpie Creative commons image Icon Stefan Berndtsson under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Oct 2016
    Edward Wastnidge is trying to make sense of methods - and has a confession to make...
  • Rio 2016: A short Paralympics reading list Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: PIVISO.com

    Rio 2016: A short Paralympics reading list

    By The OpenLearn team

    Athletes with intellectual disabilities; zika virus; empty seats; risky cheating; inspiration porn - a round-up of...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Sep 2016

  • Rio 2016: A short Paralympics reading list

    Rio 2016: A short Paralympics reading list Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: PIVISO.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Sep 2016
    Athletes with intellectual disabilities; zika virus; empty seats; risky cheating; inspiration porn - a round-up of pieces about the Paralympic Games.
  • Why are tiger moths making people unwell - and what can we do about it? Creative commons image Icon John Flannery under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Aug 2016

  • Why are tiger moths making people unwell - and what can we do about it?

    Why are tiger moths making people unwell - and what can we do about it? Creative commons image Icon John Flannery under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Aug 2016
    Some people can be fatally allergic to tiger moths - and lepidopterism can often be misdiagnosed. New research might have a solution.
  • What is the evidence that King Edward VIII was a Nazi sympathiser? Creative commons image Icon Bundesarchiv, Bild 102-17964 / Pahl, Georg / CC-BY-SA 3.0 [CC BY-SA 3.0 de], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license
    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Dec 2015

  • What is the evidence that King Edward VIII was a Nazi sympathiser?

    What is the evidence that King Edward VIII was a Nazi sympathiser? Creative commons image Icon Bundesarchiv, Bild 102-17964 / Pahl, Georg / CC-BY-SA 3.0 [CC BY-SA 3.0 de], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 23 Dec 2015
    Was Edward VIII a Nazi sympathiser? Damning evidence in the archives suggests he wanted England bombed to force an Anglo-German alliance?
  • Practitioner research

    How does a researcher collate and analyse information? What are the best methods of investigating/examining a question?

    By The iTunes U team

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    Audio

    30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Jul 2014

  • Practitioner research

    Practitioner research Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 07 Jul 2014
    How does a researcher collate and analyse information? ...
  • Research at the Open University

    Pro Vice Chancellor Brigid Heywood discusses the foundations on which The Open University research is based with a focus on an interdisciplinary approach and...

    By The iTunes U team

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Mar 2010

  • Research at the Open University

    Research at the Open University Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2010
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Mar 2010
    Pro Vice Chancellor Brigid Heywood discusses the foundations on which The Open...
  • Sensory augmentation devices

    How can new technology help you to play a new musical instrument? The E-Sense research programme is experimenting with novel augmentation devices to explore...

    By The iTunes U team

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    Video

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Oct 2009

  • Sensory augmentation devices

    Sensory augmentation devices Copyrighted image Icon 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...
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