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  • Do animals really raise human babies as their own? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Yellowstone National Park

    Do animals really raise human babies as their own?

    By Samantha Hurn

    Myth, history and popular culture tells of children raised by wolves and more. Do these stories have any basis in...

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    18 Jan 2018

  • Do animals really raise human babies as their own?

    Do animals really raise human babies as their own? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Yellowstone National Park Updated content
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    Myth, history and popular culture tells of children raised by wolves and more. Do these stories have any basis in truth?
  • OU on the BBC 2017: From deep space to the deep oceans Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    OU on the BBC 2017: From deep space to the deep oceans

    Looking back over just some of our great collaborations with the BBC from 2017. Together, we've explored the universe...

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    17 Jan 2018

  • OU on the BBC 2017: From deep space to the deep oceans

    OU on the BBC 2017: From deep space to the deep oceans Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 25 mins Updated 17 Jan 2018
    Looking back over just some of our great collaborations with the BBC from 2017. Together, we've explored the universe, our planet - and the depths of London,...
  • Mortgage vs rent Creative commons image Icon Paul Mison under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Mortgage vs rent

    By Ray Wright, Max Flint

    The true cost of home ownership when compared with renting is revealed in this interview with Ray Wright.

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  • Mortgage vs rent

    Mortgage vs rent Creative commons image Icon Paul Mison under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Jan 2018
    The true cost of home ownership when compared with renting is revealed in this interview with Ray Wright.
  • A new union flag Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: The Open University

    A new union flag

    How can the Union Jack be made more open, more participatory, more held in common?  

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    09 Jan 2018

  • A new union flag

    A new union flag Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: The Open University New content
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    How can the Union Jack be made more open, more participatory, more held in common?  
  • Life In Cold Blood Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Life In Cold Blood

    David Attenborough explores the lives of amphibians and reptiles - cold blood, but amazing creatures. Watch clips and find out more.

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    09 Jan 2018

  • Life In Cold Blood

    Life In Cold Blood Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC Updated content
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    David Attenborough explores the lives of amphibians and reptiles - cold blood, but amazing creatures. Watch clips and find out more.
  • Life In The Undergrowth Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Life In The Undergrowth

    David Attenborough pushes back the foliage and finds a world of invertebrates.

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  • Life In The Undergrowth

    Life In The Undergrowth Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC Updated content
    Updated 08 Jan 2018
    David Attenborough pushes back the foliage and finds a world of invertebrates.
  • Why has Donald Trump set his sights on the Moon? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Hans

    Why has Donald Trump set his sights on the Moon?

    The President has instructed NASA to build a camp on the Moon. It might be a better idea than trying to get straight...

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    22 Dec 2017

  • Why has Donald Trump set his sights on the Moon?

    Why has Donald Trump set his sights on the Moon? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Hans
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Dec 2017
    The President has instructed NASA to build a camp on the Moon. It might be a better idea than trying to get straight to Mars, as this New Scientist short,...
  • Hans Rosling: How to compare countries using statistics Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Wingspan Productions

    Hans Rosling: How to compare countries using statistics

    By Professor Hans Rosling

    Statistician magician, the late Hans Rosling shows you how to collate and animate the data of different countries in...

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    22 Dec 2017

  • Hans Rosling: How to compare countries using statistics

    Hans Rosling: How to compare countries using statistics Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Wingspan Productions
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 22 Dec 2017
    Statistician magician, the late Hans Rosling shows you how to collate and animate the data of different countries in these short videos that depict our...
  • My career goal: Nail technician Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: JuVecchi

    My career goal: Nail technician

    Have you ever thought that your eye for crafting fine-looking nails could become your career? Here's some advice on...

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  • My career goal: Nail technician

    My career goal: Nail technician Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: JuVecchi
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Dec 2017
    Have you ever thought that your eye for crafting fine-looking nails could become your career? Here's some advice on turning your passion into a job - or...
  • The Silver Bridge Disaster: Eyebars in suspension Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team

    The Silver Bridge Disaster: Eyebars in suspension

    By The Forensic Engineering team

    The 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge was a human tragedy - 46 people died - and an engineering mystery: why did a...

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  • The Silver Bridge Disaster: Eyebars in suspension

    The Silver Bridge Disaster: Eyebars in suspension Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Dec 2017
    The 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge was a human tragedy - 46 people died - and an engineering mystery: why did a bridge built to last a century not make...

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  • Business communication: writing a SWOT analysis

    This free course, Business communication: writing a SWOT analysis, is designed to develop your writing skills for business. You will be taken step...

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  • Business communication: writing a SWOT analysis

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    This free course, Business communication: writing a SWOT analysis, is designed to...
  • Improve your understanding of spoken French

    This free course, Improve your understanding of spoken French, is aimed at intermediate learners of French with an interest in language and culture...

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    This free course, Modern slavery, is designed to develop an understanding of the international system of human rights protection in relation to...

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  • Modern slavery

    Modern slavery Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Richard D Kaplan Updated content
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    This free course, Modern slavery, is designed to develop an understanding of the...
  • Water for life

    Atoms, elements and molecules are the building blocks of everything that makes up our world, including ourselves. In this free course, Water for...

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    Atoms, elements and molecules are the building blocks of everything that makes up...
  • Talk the talk

    This free course introduces the mechanics of effective, persuasive oral presentations, by giving you the opportunity to analyse examples and then...

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    This free course introduces the mechanics of effective, persuasive oral...
  • Childhood in the digital age

    This free course, Childhood in the digital age, delves into the lives of children and discuss the potential benefits and limitations of technology...

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  • Childhood in the digital age

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    This free course, Childhood in the digital age, delves into the lives of children...
  • Start writing fiction: characters and stories

    Start writing fiction is a free course that helps you to get started with your own fiction writing, focusing on the central skill of creating...

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  • Start writing fiction: characters and stories

    Start writing fiction: characters and stories Updated content
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    Start writing fiction is a free course that helps you to get started with your own...
  • 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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    04 Jan 2018

  • Returning to STEM

    Returning to STEM
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    This free badged course, Returning to STEM, offers useful skills and solutions to...
  • Managing my money

    This free course, Managing my money, allows you to gain the skills to manage your personal finances: managing budgets, debts, investments, property...

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  • Managing my money

    Managing my money
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 04 Jan 2018
    This free course, Managing my money, allows you to gain the skills to manage your...
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