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  • Are selfies a terrible thing?

    By Rose Capdevila, Dr Lisa Lazard

    Is the rise of the selfie a sign of a culture collapsing into narcissism - or is there something positive in the...

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    18 Jun 2018

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    Is the rise of the selfie a sign of a culture collapsing into narcissism - or is there something positive in the trend of arm's length self portraiture?
  • Why Russia is hoping for a good World Cup

    By Vitaly Kazakov

    After the doping and hooligan scandals that have taken the shine off previous events, Vitaly Kazakov explains why...

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  • Why Russia is hoping for a good World Cup

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    After the doping and hooligan scandals that have taken the shine off previous events, Vitaly Kazakov explains why Russia is hoping for better this time round.
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    Teaching a robot how to speak

    Language is a defining feature of human interaction, and programmers have been gradually developing this...

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    06 Jun 2018

  • Teaching a robot how to speak

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 06 Jun 2018
    Language is a defining feature of human interaction, and programmers have been gradually developing this capability in robots. But even with the vast...
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  • My Interest in Cities is Really an Interest in the Way People Live

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    How do cities bring places, relationships and networks together, and what sorts of politics do they create? 
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    Golden Globe Ocean Race: Navigating at sea, rough seas and speed

    Antoine Cousot will be be starting his journey through the world's major oceans for the Golden Globe Ocean Race. Our...

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    30 May 2018

  • Golden Globe Ocean Race: Navigating at sea, rough seas and speed

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    Antoine Cousot will be be starting his journey through the world's major oceans for the Golden Globe Ocean Race. Our academics ponder over some of the...
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  • Biohotel: das Landgut Stober in Brandenburg

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    Intermediate level Duration 15 mins Updated 29 May 2018
    Exploring sustainable tourism with Michael Stober. This content is in German.
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    Im Gespräch mit Jannis Androutsopoulos

    By Jannis Androtsopoulos

    In conversation with Hamburg University's Jannis Androutsopoulos. This content is in German.

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  • Im Gespräch mit Jannis Androutsopoulos

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    Duration 30 mins Updated 29 May 2018
    In conversation with Hamburg University's Jannis Androutsopoulos. This content is in German.
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    Why do women need abortions?

    By Dr. Lesley Hoggart

    As Ireland votes in the Irish abortion referendum, we look back at our video collection on women's abortion...

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    24 May 2018

  • Why do women need abortions?

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    As Ireland votes in the Irish abortion referendum, we look back at our video collection on women's abortion experiences based on Open University...
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    How old is a mountain range?

    By Eleni Wood

    Eleni Wood explains how the science of 'geochronology' can be used to effectively analyse the history of a...

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    08 May 2018

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    Eleni Wood explains how the science of 'geochronology' can be used to effectively analyse the history of a mountain range.
  • Happy GeoWeek!

    GeoWeek is an initiative to promote active geo-science. Learn more about how to read rocks and discover the...

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    02 May 2018

  • Happy GeoWeek!

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    GeoWeek is an initiative to promote active geo-science. Learn more about how to read rocks and discover the different types of rocks with our handy...

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    The power of infographics in research dissemination

    Infographics are becoming an essential tool in data representation and research communication. In this free course, The power of infographics in...

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  • An introduction to electronics

    Electronics is fundamental to modern life. Using an interactive website, videos, and easy-to-use electronic circuit design and simulation software,...

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    Electronics is fundamental to modern life. Using an interactive website, videos,...
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    Histology, microscopy, anatomy and disease

    This free course, Histology, microscopy, anatomy and disease, will help you understand the basic principles of light microscopy, before introducing...

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    This free course, Histology, microscopy, anatomy and disease, will help you...
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    The science of nuclear energy

    This free course, The science of nuclear energy, will delve into the science behind nuclear power and explain what happens inside a nuclear reactor...

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    This free course, The science of nuclear energy, will delve into the science...
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    Collisions and conservation laws

    This free course, Collisions and conservation laws, begins by explaining elastic and inelastic collisions and then goes on to show how collisions...

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    This free course, Collisions and conservation laws, begins by explaining elastic...
  • The business of football

    Welcome to this free course, The business of football, produced by The Open University working in partnership with The English Football League...

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    01 Jun 2018

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    Welcome to this free course, The business of football, produced by The Open...
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    Beginners’ French: food and drink

    Improve your language skills by learning to communicate more easily and effectively in French. In this free course, Beginners' French: Food and...

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    31 May 2018

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    Improve your language skills by learning to communicate more easily and...
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    The science behind wheeled sports

    This free course, The science behind wheeled sports, focuses on cycling and wheelchair racing: what we might collectively call wheeled sports. The...

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    25 Apr 2018

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    This free course, The science behind wheeled sports, focuses on cycling and...
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    Asset allocation in investment

    This course looks at how to take investor objectives and constraints and turn them into a portfolio which aims at achieving an expected return and...

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    24 Apr 2018

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    This course looks at how to take investor objectives and constraints and turn them...
  • Learning to code for data analysis

    This free course will teach you how to write your own computer programs, one line of code at a time. You'll learn how to access open data, clean it...

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    24 Apr 2018

  • Learning to code for data analysis

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    This free course will teach you how to write your own computer programs, one line...
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