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  • Horizon: 10 Things You Need to Know... Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Horizon: 10 Things You Need to Know...

    ...About the Future. Hannah Fry delves into the data we have today to give an evidence-based vision of tomorrow. 

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    20 Jun 2017

  • Horizon: 10 Things You Need to Know...

    Horizon: 10 Things You Need to Know... Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC New content
    Introductory level Updated 20 Jun 2017
    ...About the Future. Hannah Fry delves into the data we have today to give an evidence-based vision of tomorrow. 
  • Britain's Greatest Invention Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Britain's Greatest Invention

    BBC Two takes us inside the Science Museum vaults and asks the nation to vote for Britain's Greatest Invention.

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    17 Jun 2017

  • Britain's Greatest Invention

    Britain's Greatest Invention Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC Updated content
    Introductory level Updated 17 Jun 2017
    BBC Two takes us inside the Science Museum vaults and asks the nation to vote for Britain's Greatest Invention.
  • Tomorrow's World Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Tomorrow's World

    The BBC, in partnership with The Open University, has brought back Tomorrow's World to discover how our...

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    3 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Jun 2017

  • Tomorrow's World

    Tomorrow's World Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 3 hours Updated 14 Jun 2017
    The BBC, in partnership with The Open University, has brought back Tomorrow's World to discover how our lives are changing with advancements in...
  • OpenMinds-Talk: Virtual Worlds for real experiences

    Join us at The Open University, in the Berrill Theatre and online as we host an enlightening talk exploring virtual...

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    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Jun 2017

  • OpenMinds-Talk: Virtual Worlds for real experiences

    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 01 Jun 2017
    Join us at The Open University, in the Berrill Theatre and online as we host an enlightening talk exploring virtual worlds.
  • Open Minds - Diabetes and Depression: A Tale of Three Cities Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Open Minds - Diabetes and Depression: A Tale of Three Cities

    Join us at the OU in Milton Keynes or online as we host an enlightening talk exploring the question the link between...

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    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Jun 2017

  • Open Minds - Diabetes and Depression: A Tale of Three Cities

    Open Minds - Diabetes and Depression: A Tale of Three Cities Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 01 Jun 2017
    Join us at the OU in Milton Keynes or online as we host an enlightening talk exploring the question the link between diabetes and psychosocial problems such...
  • The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway: The Final Countdown Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Crossrail Ltd

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 May 2017

  • The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway: The Final Countdown

    The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway: The Final Countdown Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Crossrail Ltd
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 30 May 2017
    Ten thousand engineers and construction workers race to complete Crossrail.
  • British summertime Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Tr3gi | Dreamstime.com

    British summertime

    By The OpenLearn team

    The sun has got his hat on and people are jetting off for a much needed holiday; what does British summertime mean to...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 May 2017

  • British summertime

    British summertime Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Tr3gi | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 May 2017
    The sun has got his hat on and people are jetting off for a much needed holiday; what does British summertime mean to you?
  • A Time to Live Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    A Time to Live

    What would you do if you were told you had a terminal illness and may only have months to live? 

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 May 2017

  • A Time to Live

    A Time to Live Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 19 May 2017
    What would you do if you were told you had a terminal illness and may only have months to live? 
  • 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.

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    Updated on:

    17 May 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
    Updated 17 May 2017
    Join us for the OU/BBC Radio 4 series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.
  • OpenMinds - Talk: Shall I Compare Thee? Poetry, Education, Seduction

    Join us at The Open University, in the Berrill Theatre and online as Professor Richard Danson Brown explores poetry,...

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    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 May 2017

  • OpenMinds - Talk: Shall I Compare Thee? Poetry, Education, Seduction

    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 15 May 2017
    Join us at The Open University, in the Berrill Theatre and online as Professor Richard Danson Brown explores poetry, comparison and education. 
  • 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

    Updated on:

    15 May 2017

  • Thinking Allowed 2017

    Thinking Allowed 2017 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Updated 15 May 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...
  • 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 -...

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    Updated on:

    10 May 2017

  • Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity

    Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Updated 10 May 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.
  • Dying Matters Awareness Week Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Jupiter Images

    Dying Matters Awareness Week

    By The OpenLearn team

    Learn more about death and dying matters during this year's Dying Matters Awareness Week: 8-14 May.

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    08 May 2017

  • Dying Matters Awareness Week

    Dying Matters Awareness Week Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Jupiter Images
    Updated 08 May 2017
    Learn more about death and dying matters during this year's Dying Matters Awareness Week: 8-14 May.
  • The Brits Who Built The Modern World Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Nathan Kendall/OFTV

    The Brits Who Built The Modern World

    Join us for the series that tells the story of how an exceptional generation of British architects conquered the globe with their high-tech vision

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    Updated on:

    03 May 2017

  • The Brits Who Built The Modern World

    The Brits Who Built The Modern World Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Nathan Kendall/OFTV
    Updated 03 May 2017
    Join us for the series that tells the story of how an exceptional generation of British architects conquered the globe with their high-tech vision
  • 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.

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    TV Programme

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 May 2017

  • Genius of the Modern World

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    Genius of the Modern World Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    Introductory level Updated 01 May 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.

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    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 18 Apr 2017
    In this two-part series, Prof Jim Al-Khalili tackles the biggest subject of all: the universe.
  • 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.

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    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 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

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Apr 2017

  • Cakes and Baking

    Cakes and Baking Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    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...

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    Updated on:

    13 Apr 2017

  • The Hunt

    Featuring: Video Video
    The Hunt Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Silverback Films
    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...
  • 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

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    Updated on:

    12 Apr 2017

  • Timewatch: The Princess Spy

    Timewatch: The Princess Spy Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    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...

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    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
    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...

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    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
    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...
  • General Election - 92Rewind Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Jupiter Images

    General Election - 92Rewind

    By The OpenLearn team

    As we draw closer to the 25th anniversary of the 1992 General Election, those of us who remember the time are getting...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Apr 2017

  • General Election - 92Rewind

    General Election - 92Rewind Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Jupiter Images
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Apr 2017
    As we draw closer to the 25th anniversary of the 1992 General Election, those of us who remember the time are getting a major sense of déjà vu...  
  • Life Story Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC/Anup Shah

    Life Story

    Life Story takes us on the greatest of all adventures – the journey through life. Find out more, and watch clips from the series.

    By The OpenLearn team

    Watch now: Life Story

    TV Programme

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Apr 2017

  • Life Story

    Featuring: Video Video
    Life Story Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC/Anup Shah
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Apr 2017
    Life Story takes us on the greatest of all adventures – the journey through life. Find out more, and watch clips from the series.
  • Open Education Week 2017 Creative commons image Icon Open Education Consortium under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Open Education Week 2017

    Open Education Week, 27–31 March 2017, raises awareness of the global open education movement.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    31 Mar 2017

  • Open Education Week 2017

    Open Education Week 2017 Creative commons image Icon Open Education Consortium under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 31 Mar 2017
    Open Education Week, 27–31 March 2017, raises awareness of the global open education movement.
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