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  • Rod Stewart was a 1970s ally Creative commons image Icon Allan Warren under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Rod Stewart was a 1970s ally

    By Professor Robert Morrison

    With a powerful ballad and a refusal to bend the knee to his record label, Rod Stewart was an early, unapologetic...

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    With a powerful ballad and a refusal to bend the knee to his record label, Rod Stewart was an early, unapologetic supporter of equality. Robert Morrison...
  • Why do Taylor Swift & Sylvia Plath have more in common than you might think? Creative commons image Icon Eva Rinaldi under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Why do Taylor Swift & Sylvia Plath have more in common than you might think?

    By Eleanor Spencer-Regan

    Eleanor Spencer-Regan explores the common thread between Look What You Made Me Do and Lady Lazarus

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  • Why do Taylor Swift & Sylvia Plath have more in common than you might think?

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    Eleanor Spencer-Regan explores the common thread between Look What You Made Me Do and Lady Lazarus
  • As Cassini reaches the end, we should prepare the next mission Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona/University of Idaho

    As Cassini reaches the end, we should prepare the next mission

    By Professor Monica Grady

    What Cassini taught us about Saturn's moons is a start. We look back at its amazing journey, and Monica Grady argues...

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  • As Cassini reaches the end, we should prepare the next mission

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    What Cassini taught us about Saturn's moons is a start. We look back at its amazing journey, and Monica Grady argues we should now be thinking about sending...
  • Light And Dark Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Light And Dark

    In this mind-bending series, Professor Jim Al-Khalili shows how by uncovering its secrets, scientists have used light to reveal the universe.

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    In this mind-bending series, Professor Jim Al-Khalili shows how by uncovering its secrets, scientists have used light to reveal the universe.
  • Family photos and what they mean Creative commons image Icon Eli Braud - Flickr under Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 license

    Family photos and what they mean

    By Professor Gillian Rose

    What can family photos tell us about households, gender roles and emerging technology? Professor Gillian Rose...

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  • Family photos and what they mean

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    What can family photos tell us about households, gender roles and emerging technology? Professor Gillian Rose explores her research on family...
  • Why is the iPhone X a thousand-dollar gamble? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: FranciscoFdez

    Why is the iPhone X a thousand-dollar gamble?

    By Loizos Heracleous

    As it launches a new model, Apple is hoping that its brand will persuade enough people to dig deep into their pockets...

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  • Why is the iPhone X a thousand-dollar gamble?

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    As it launches a new model, Apple is hoping that its brand will persuade enough people to dig deep into their pockets. Loizos Heracleous explores Apple's...
  • Hidden histories: Britain's oldest family businesses Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Balsons Personal Archive - Used with permission

    Hidden histories: Britain's oldest family businesses

    Uncover the extraordinary history of three of Britain’s longest-running family businesses with this BBC Four series.

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    Uncover the extraordinary history of three of Britain’s longest-running family businesses with this BBC Four series.
  • Sound Waves: The Symphony of Physics Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    Sound Waves: The Symphony of Physics

    Dr Helen Czerski takes us on a sonic odyssey through the sounds of the universe – to reveal what the physics of sound can tell us about the world...

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    Dr Helen Czerski takes us on a sonic odyssey through the sounds of the universe – to reveal what the physics of sound can tell us about the world and how it...
  • Four weird ideas people used to have about women’s periods Creative commons image Icon Katrina Harrison under CC BY-NC 2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license

    Four weird ideas people used to have about women’s periods

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    Professor of Classical Studies Helen King takes a look at historic beliefs around menstrual periods.

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    Professor of Classical Studies Helen King takes a look at historic beliefs around menstrual periods.
  • What is Law? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: olegdudko

    What is Law?

    By Keren Bright, Dr Stephanie Pywell

    Have a passion for law or thinking of studying it? Try out the first step in our series '12 Introductory Steps to Law...

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    Have a passion for law or thinking of studying it? Try out the first step in our series '12 Introductory Steps to Law' to find out more about law and equity....

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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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    This free course, The science behind wheeled sports, focuses on cycling and...
  • Religious diversity: rethinking religion

    Religion is not necessarily what you think it is! This free course, Religious diversity: rethinking religion, introduces you to a selection of the...

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    Religion is not necessarily what you think it is! This free course, Religious...
  • Passports: identity and airports

    This free course, Passports: identity and airports, offers a sociological analysis of the modern airport. Using a lively mixture of videos,...

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    This free course, Passports: identity and airports, offers a sociological analysis...
  • Children’s perspectives on play

    In this free course, Children's perspectives on play, you are asked to put yourself in the place of young children and to think about their view of...

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    In this free course, Children's perspectives on play, you are asked to put...
  • Creating musical sounds

    How do different instruments produce the sounds we classify as music? How do we decide whether something whether a piano or a vacuum cleaner is...

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    Creating musical sounds Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission Updated content
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    How do different instruments produce the sounds we classify as music? How do we...
  • Improve your understanding of spoken German

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

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  • Improve your understanding of spoken German

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    Introductory level Duration 6 hours Updated 07 Sep 2017
    This free course, Improve your understanding of spoken German, is aimed at...
  • Migration

    Migration is a free course looking at the migrations of animals, with special reference to birds, and also introducing the themes of movement,...

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    Migration is a free course looking at the migrations of animals, with special...
  • Discovering disorder: young people and delinquency

    This free course, Discovering disorder: young people and delinquency, will introduce two approaches to understanding juvenile delinquency. The...

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  • Making sense of mental health problems

    Over the past century there has been a radical shift in responses to people who experience mental health problems. In this free course, Making...

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    Over the past century there has been a radical shift in responses to people who...
  • Exploring books for children: words and pictures

    Many people have fond memories of the stories they encountered in childhood, perhaps especially of those wonderful picture books and illustrated...

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  • Exploring books for children: words and pictures

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    Many people have fond memories of the stories they encountered in childhood,...
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