Filter pages by:

More filter options

TV, radio and events.
Things coming up, and chances to catch-up

RSS Icon
  • Genius of the Modern World Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    Genius of the Modern World

    Bettany Hughes explores the life and works of Karl Marx, Friedrich Nietzsche and Sigmund Freud in the three part series from the OU and the BBC.

    Updated content

    Watch now: Genius of the Modern World

    TV Programme

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Apr 2017

  • Genius of the Modern World

    Featuring: Video Video
    Genius of the Modern World Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC Updated content
    Introductory level Updated 24 Apr 2017
    Bettany Hughes explores the life and works of Karl Marx, Friedrich Nietzsche and Sigmund Freud in the three part series from the OU and the BBC.
  • The Beginning and End of the Universe Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    The Beginning and End of the Universe

    In this two-part series, Prof Jim Al-Khalili tackles the biggest subject of all: the universe.

    Updated content

    Read more: The Beginning and End of the Universe

    TV Programme

    Updated on:

    18 Apr 2017

  • The Beginning and End of the Universe

    The Beginning and End of the Universe Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC Updated content
    Updated 18 Apr 2017
    In this two-part series, Prof Jim Al-Khalili tackles the biggest subject of all: the universe.
  • All in the Mind - Spring/Summer 2017 Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    All in the Mind - Spring/Summer 2017

    Join us for the OU/BBC Radio 4 series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

    New content

    Read more: All in the Mind - Spring/Summer 2017

    Radio Programme

    Updated on:

    18 Apr 2017

  • All in the Mind - Spring/Summer 2017

    All in the Mind - Spring/Summer 2017 Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license New content
    Updated 18 Apr 2017
    Join us for the OU/BBC Radio 4 series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.
  • Everyday Miracles: The Genius of Sofas, Stockings & Scanners Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Everyday Miracles: The Genius of Sofas, Stockings & Scanners

    Professor Mark Miodownik uncovers the fascinating science behind the everyday stuff of our lives.

    Updated content

    Watch now: Everyday Miracles: The Genius of Sofas, Stockings & Scanners

    TV Programme

    Updated on:

    18 Apr 2017

  • Everyday Miracles: The Genius of Sofas, Stockings & Scanners

    Featuring: Video Video
    Everyday Miracles: The Genius of Sofas, Stockings & Scanners Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC Updated content
    Updated 18 Apr 2017
    Professor Mark Miodownik uncovers the fascinating science behind the everyday stuff of our lives.
  • Cakes and Baking Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission

    Cakes and Baking

    By The OpenLearn team

    Ever Wondered About Food explores the history of cakes and baking

    Updated content

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Apr 2017

  • Cakes and Baking

    Cakes and Baking Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Apr 2017
    Ever Wondered About Food explores the history of cakes and baking
  • The Hunt Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Silverback Films

    The Hunt

    Spend Easter Sunday with the award-winning, ground-breaking natural history series The Hunt. Narrated by Sir David Attenborough the...

    Updated content

    Watch now: The Hunt

    TV Programme

    Updated on:

    13 Apr 2017

  • The Hunt

    Featuring: Video Video
    The Hunt Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Silverback Films Updated content
    Updated 13 Apr 2017
    Spend Easter Sunday with the award-winning, ground-breaking natural history series The Hunt. Narrated by Sir David Attenborough the series explores...
  • Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity

    In Shock and Awe: The Story of Electricity, Jim Al-Khalili tells the electrifying story of our quest to master nature’s most mysterious force -...

    Updated content

    Read more: Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity

    TV Programme

    Updated on:

    12 Apr 2017

  • Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity

    Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC Updated content
    Updated 12 Apr 2017
    In Shock and Awe: The Story of Electricity, Jim Al-Khalili tells the electrifying story of our quest to master nature’s most mysterious force - electricity.
  • Timewatch: The Princess Spy Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission

    Timewatch: The Princess Spy

    Timewatch tells the tale of "Nora Baker"'s wartime bravery. Meet the princess spy.

    By The Timewatch team

    Updated content

    Read more: Timewatch: The Princess Spy

    TV Programme

    Updated on:

    12 Apr 2017

  • Timewatch: The Princess Spy

    Timewatch: The Princess Spy Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission Updated content
    Updated 12 Apr 2017
    Timewatch tells the tale of "Nora Baker"'s wartime bravery. Meet the princess spy.
  • Child of Our Time 16 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    Child of Our Time 16

    In the year 2000 the BBC began filming the lives of 25 children born across the UK.  As they turn 16, Professor Robert Winston and Professor...

    Updated content

    Read more: Child of Our Time 16

    TV Programme

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Apr 2017

  • Child of Our Time 16

    Child of Our Time 16 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 11 Apr 2017
    In the year 2000 the BBC began filming the lives of 25 children born across the UK.  As they turn 16, Professor Robert Winston and Professor Tanya Byron...
  • OpenMinds: Open and Shut Cases – Professor Simon Lee’s Inaugural lecture Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Thinkstock / Emre Yilmaz

    OpenMinds: Open and Shut Cases – Professor Simon Lee’s Inaugural lecture

    Professor Simon Lee’s inaugural lecture comes at a time when many can be seen as having closed minds in the...

    New content

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Article

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Apr 2017

  • OpenMinds: Open and Shut Cases – Professor Simon Lee’s Inaugural lecture

    OpenMinds: Open and Shut Cases – Professor Simon Lee’s Inaugural lecture Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Thinkstock / Emre Yilmaz New content
    Introductory level Updated 11 Apr 2017
    Professor Simon Lee’s inaugural lecture comes at a time when many can be seen as having closed minds in the Brexit era and following the election of...