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2013 International Radio Playwriting Competition

2013 International Radio Playwriting Competition Copyrighted image Credit: Photochecker | Dreamstime.com Updated content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Nov 2014
The winners of the competition have been announced. Find out more and explore drama and dramatists with OpenLearn.

The Great Fall

The Great Fall Copyrighted image Credit: United States Government under CC BY-SA 3.0) license
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 03 Nov 2014
It's 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall on 9th November. Here, Open University academics share their memories and insights. 

Friday Thinker: Mayors and local politics

Friday Thinker: Mayors and local politics Copyrighted image Credit: Randymir | Dreamstime.com - Clint Eastwood Photo
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...

National Novel Writing Month

National Novel Writing Month Copyrighted image Credit: Image courtesy of National Novel Writing Month
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...

World Space Week: Is there life beyond Earth?

World Space Week: Is there life beyond Earth? Copyrighted image Credit: photos.com
Intermediate level Duration 1 hour Updated 16 Sep 2014
Open University academics discuss their recent findings during a special World Space Week Lecture: Is there life beyond Earth?

There’s a thank you. Then there’s an OU thank you

There’s a thank you. Then there’s an OU thank you Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Updated 11 Sep 2014
We asked our students and alumni who, why and how they would thank the person who has inspired and supported them the most through their studies....

Commonwealth Games 2014

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Commonwealth Games 2014 Copyrighted image Credit: Crown Copyright
Updated 25 Jun 2014
Achieve your personal best, study a free course on the Business of Football, and delve deeper into the world of sport, fitness and management with...

World Cup: love it or hate it?

World Cup: love it or hate it? Creative commons image Credit: alobos Life under CC BY-NC-ND 2.00 licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Jun 2014
Whether you love the World Cup or hate it, we have something to occupy your time...