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OU on the BBC: Life

OU on the BBC: Life Copyrighted image Credit: Neil Lucas Updated content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Oct 2014
David Attenborough's ten-part exploration of the enormous variety of life on planet Earth.

OU on the BBC: Andrew Marr's History of the World - Age of Industry

OU on the BBC: Andrew Marr's History of the World - Age of Industry Copyrighted image Credit: BBC Updated content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Oct 2014
Andrew continues his epic series with the story of how Britain's Industrial Revolution created the modern world.

Friday Thinker: Mayors and local politics

Friday Thinker: Mayors and local politics Copyrighted image Credit: Randymir | Dreamstime.com - Clint Eastwood Photo New content
Updated 23 Oct 2014
The OU Social Sciences Facebook community are looking at local democracy this week - and the impact mayors can have on their cities. Explore some...

OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science - Homo floresiensis and snails

OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science - Homo floresiensis and snails Copyrighted image Credit: Nova Development Corporation New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Oct 2014
The show marks 10 years since Homo floresiensis was discovered and also looks at the wonderful diversity of snails.

OU on the BBC: Andrew Marr's History of the World - Age of Extremes

OU on the BBC: Andrew Marr's History of the World - Age of Extremes Copyrighted image Credit: BBC Updated content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Oct 2014
Andrew Marr brings the story of human civilisation up to date with the twentieth century.

National Novel Writing Month

National Novel Writing Month Copyrighted image Credit: Image courtesy of National Novel Writing Month New content
Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 21 Oct 2014
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) challenges you to write 50k words in November. Get a head start with this collection of free tips and...

OU on the BBC: Trust Me, I'm A Doctor - Superfoods

OU on the BBC: Trust Me, I'm A Doctor - Superfoods Copyrighted image Credit: BBC New content
Updated 20 Oct 2014
Can foods be as potent as medicines? The second episode of Trust Me, I'm a Doctor investigates the truth about superfoods.

OU on the BBC: Andrew Marr's History of the World - Revolution

OU on the BBC: Andrew Marr's History of the World - Revolution Copyrighted image Credit: BBC Updated content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Oct 2014
People across the world rising up in the name of freedom and equality: Andrew explores revolutions in human history.

The Secret History Of Our Streets - Reverdy Road

The Secret History Of Our Streets - Reverdy Road Creative commons image Credit: Martin Addison under CC-BY-SA licence Updated content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Oct 2014
A street that didn't make it through the war unscathed - but with a home to a doctor that has survived since the 1880s.