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  • Hospital Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Hospital

    Hospital, our new six-part co-production with the BBC, is the story of the NHS in unprecedented times. 

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    Updated on:

    25 Jan 2017

  • Hospital

    Hospital Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC Updated content
    Updated 25 Jan 2017
    Hospital, our new six-part co-production with the BBC, is the story of the NHS in unprecedented times. 
  • Thinking Allowed 2017 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Thinking Allowed 2017

    OU/BBC's Thinking Allowed puts the focus on the latest thinking about how society works. Read exclusive academic insights from The Open University...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    25 Jan 2017

  • Thinking Allowed 2017

    Thinking Allowed 2017 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC New content
    Introductory level Updated 25 Jan 2017
    OU/BBC's Thinking Allowed puts the focus on the latest thinking about how society works. Read exclusive academic insights from The Open University every week...
  • Genius of the Ancient World

    Historian Bettany Hughes travels to India, Greece and China on the trail of three giants of ancient philosophy: The Buddha, Socrates and Confucius.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Jan 2017

  • Genius of the Ancient World

    Genius of the Ancient World Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Jan 2017
    Historian Bettany Hughes travels to India, Greece and China on the trail of three giants of ancient philosophy: The Buddha, Socrates and Confucius.
  • Child of Our Time: Try our surveys Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Child of Our Time: Try our surveys

    By John Oates

    How does your sense of self compare with other people? How good are you at performing complex tasks? How do you and...

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    Activity

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Jan 2017

  • Child of Our Time: Try our surveys

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    Child of Our Time: Try our surveys Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 23 Jan 2017
    How does your sense of self compare with other people? How good are you at performing complex tasks? How do you and your children cope with stress? Try our...
  • The Bottom Line: Winter 2017 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    The Bottom Line: Winter 2017

    Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show with people at the top giving insight into what matters.

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    23 Jan 2017

  • The Bottom Line: Winter 2017

    The Bottom Line: Winter 2017 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC New content
    Updated 23 Jan 2017
    Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show with people at the top giving insight into what matters.
  • 25th International Radio Playwriting Competition Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    25th International Radio Playwriting Competition

    The only global competition for radio playwrights. Find out more about 2015-16's event and explore drama and...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Jan 2017

  • 25th International Radio Playwriting Competition

    25th International Radio Playwriting Competition Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jan 2017
    The only global competition for radio playwrights. Find out more about 2015-16's event and explore drama and dramatists with OpenLearn.
  • City in The Sky Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    City in The Sky

    This three-part OU/BBC co-production on BBC Two investigates the 'City in the Sky'. You will never look at your time aloft in the same...

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    13 Jan 2017

  • City in The Sky

    City in The Sky Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC Updated content
    Updated 13 Jan 2017
    This three-part OU/BBC co-production on BBC Two investigates the 'City in the Sky'. You will never look at your time aloft in the same way again…
  • Asa Briggs, The Last Victorian Improver Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Asa Briggs, The Last Victorian Improver

    Tristram Hunt MP explores the exhaustingly energetic life of one of his heroes – the historian Asa Briggs, who was instrumental in the founding of...

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    Updated on:

    04 Jan 2017

  • Asa Briggs, The Last Victorian Improver

    Asa Briggs, The Last Victorian Improver Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Updated 04 Jan 2017
    Tristram Hunt MP explores the exhaustingly energetic life of one of his heroes – the historian Asa Briggs, who was instrumental in the founding of the...
  • Santa: An OpenLearn reading list

    By The OpenLearn team

    He's making a reading list; he's checking it twice. Here's a collection of academic takes on Santa and related gift...

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    Article

    Updated on:

    23 Dec 2016

  • Santa: An OpenLearn reading list

    Updated 23 Dec 2016
    He's making a reading list; he's checking it twice. Here's a collection of academic takes on Santa and related gift-bringers to round off our week of...
  • Gifting: An OpenLearn reading list Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: tookapic

    Gifting: An OpenLearn reading list

    By The OpenLearn team

    Is it ok to regift? How much effort do you have to put into pretending to like a present? We've dug into the research...

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    Article

    Updated on:

    22 Dec 2016

  • Gifting: An OpenLearn reading list

    Gifting: An OpenLearn reading list Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: tookapic
    Updated 22 Dec 2016
    Is it ok to regift? How much effort do you have to put into pretending to like a present? We've dug into the research for you.