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  • Seven projects that show we are in a golden age of engineering

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    In The Five Billion Pound Super Sewer, we are given assess to London's Thames Tideway Tunnel, one of the country's high-profile engineering...
  • World Emoji Day

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    July 17th is World Emoji Day. Discover their impact on language and communication in our hub with an emoji animation...

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    July 17th is World Emoji Day. Discover their impact on language and communication in our hub with an emoji animation voiced by Lauren Laverne, academic...
  • Unfreezing urban infrastructures

    By Dr Nick Bingham

    In the Five Billion Pound Super Sewer we are given a rare insight into the ways that often ignored urban...

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  • Unfreezing urban infrastructures

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    In the Five Billion Pound Super Sewer we are given a rare insight into the ways that often ignored urban infrastructures shape city life.
  • How London got its Victorian sewers

    By Bob Everett

    The Five Billion Pound Super Sewer is a documentary series describing a major upgrade to London’s sewer network. But...

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  • How London got its Victorian sewers

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    The Five Billion Pound Super Sewer is a documentary series describing a major upgrade to London’s sewer network. But how did the existing system come into...
  • Calling the game: Sexism in World Cup punditry

    By Professor Kath Woodward

    Eniola Aluko has worn the three lions - so why did her ITV colleagues treat her knowledge of football as a surprise?...

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  • Calling the game: Sexism in World Cup punditry

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    Eniola Aluko has worn the three lions - so why did her ITV colleagues treat her knowledge of football as a surprise? We've got a way to go to chase sexism...
  • The psychology of World Cup fans

    By Chris Stiff

    Sure, football is popular but it's never as popular as during a World Cup. Why is that? And does all this on-pitch...

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  • The psychology of World Cup fans

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    Sure, football is popular but it's never as popular as during a World Cup. Why is that? And does all this on-pitch conflict lead to countries hating each...
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    OpenLearn Live: 2018 World Cup Special

    You might have noticed that England have made the Semi Finals of the men's World Cup. With football writing 'HOME' on...

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    You might have noticed that England have made the Semi Finals of the men's World Cup. With football writing 'HOME' on a big piece of cardboard and standing...
  • "Nursing is a fantastic career"

    By Michael Davidson

    Staff Tutor for Nursing for The Open University, Michael Davidson, explains why he believes nursing can be a...

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  • "Nursing is a fantastic career"

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    Staff Tutor for Nursing for The Open University, Michael Davidson, explains why he believes nursing can be a rewarding career choice for men and women.
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    NHS: A People's History

    Alex Brooker presents a crowdsourced social history of the NHS, told through people's treasured mementoes.

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    09 Jul 2018

  • NHS: A People's History

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    Alex Brooker presents a crowdsourced social history of the NHS, told through people's treasured mementoes.
  • If Infinity Wars had peer review instead of script editors

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    Bill Sullivan imagines the feedback facing The Avengers, if Hollywood worked the way scientific journals work. ...

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  • If Infinity Wars had peer review instead of script editors

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    Bill Sullivan imagines the feedback facing The Avengers, if Hollywood worked the way scientific journals work. WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS.

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    Communication and working relationships in sport and fitness

    This free course, Communication and working relationships in sport and fitness, explores the personal skills that underpin so much work in sport...

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    Histology, microscopy, anatomy and disease

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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

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    This free course, Collisions and conservation laws, begins by explaining elastic...
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    Starting with law: An overview of the law

    The law is an interesting and lively subject that touches upon all aspects of everyday life. But how are laws in the UK made and who makes them?...

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    Understanding dyslexia

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    Getting started on classical Latin

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  • Modelling events in time

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    This free course develops ideas about probability and random processes. Sections 1...
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  • Linear programming – the basic ideas

    This free course examines the formulation and solution of small linear programming problems. Section 1 deals with the formulation of linear...

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences

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    Mathematics and statistics are vital in modern society, and indispensable to...

    BA (Honours) Philosophy and Psychological Studies

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    Philosophy and psychology seek to answer profound questions about us, our minds,...

    Foundation Degree in Retail Management

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    Retail is a dynamic, global industry – with innovative new markets constantly...

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    BSc (Honours) Mathematics and its Learning

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    Foundation Degree in Materials Fabrication and Engineering

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    This Foundation Degree in Materials Fabrication and Engineering brings together...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Combined Social Sciences

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Combined Social Sciences
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    Does material consumption make us happier? Is parenting a social as well as an...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Sport and Fitness

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    This diploma course will help put you on track for a career in fitness training,...

    BA (Honours) Humanities

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    This degree in humanities offers a broad-based grounding in the study and...

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    This foundation degree course will help you get in good shape for a career in...
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