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From Underground to Outer-space: Studying the impact of volcanoes

From Underground to Outer-space: Studying the impact of volcanoes Creative commons image Credit: The Open University New content
Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 21 May 2015
Speakers from The Open University's Science Faculty explore whether we are now equipped to spot the signs of another major volcanic eruption...

The 2015 UK election result: A view from Australia

The 2015 UK election result: A view from Australia Creative commons image Credit: Andrew Parsons/The Conservative Party under CC-BY-NC-SA licence
Updated 08 May 2015
Writing for The Conversation, Brian McNair shares his personal view of what the surprise majority for the Conservatives might mean for the people...

International Year of Light - Translation Project

International Year of Light - Translation Project Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 05 May 2015
Be part of an international project to get our International Year of Light animation translated into as many languages as possible. 

Ballot boxes or badges?

Ballot boxes or badges? Copyrighted image Credit: Various copyrights - please see the page for full details
Updated 01 May 2015
As the UK starts to process the victory of the Conservatives in the 2015 General Election, OpenLearn has lots to offer you if you can't get enough...

International Jazz Day

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International Jazz Day
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 29 Apr 2015
Let us inject a bit of jazz into your day as we celebrate International Jazz Day today (30 April).

The Open University and The International Year of Light

The Open University and The International Year of Light Creative commons image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 23 Apr 2015
The Open University  is a “Gold Associate Sponsor” for the International Year of Light & Light Based Technology 2015

Could the business of football take you to Wembley?

Could the business of football take you to Wembley? Creative commons image Credit: Rob under CC-BY licence
Updated 10 Apr 2015
The OU is offering tickets to the play-offs in a great competition - and courses in the business of football.

World Health Day 2015

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World Health Day 2015 Copyrighted image Credit: Stuart Miles | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 02 Apr 2015
The theme of this year's World Health Day (7 April) is on food safety. Delve into our free resources about food hygiene, nutrition, globalisation...