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  • The Truth About Obesity Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    The Truth About Obesity

    Chris Bavin discovers what science can tell us about why 2/3 of us are overweight - and how we can fight it.

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    TV Programme

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Apr 2018

  • The Truth About Obesity

    The Truth About Obesity Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 26 Apr 2018
    Chris Bavin discovers what science can tell us about why 2/3 of us are overweight - and how we can fight it.
  • Civilisations Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Nutopia

    Civilisations

    Simon Schama, Mary Beard and David Olusoga explore the visual culture of societies around the globe.

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    TV Programme

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Apr 2018

  • Civilisations

    Civilisations Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Nutopia Updated content
    Introductory level Updated 19 Apr 2018
    Simon Schama, Mary Beard and David Olusoga explore the visual culture of societies around the globe.
  • Full Steam Ahead Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: LION TV

    Full Steam Ahead

    It’s Full Steam Ahead for historians Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn as they bring back to life the golden age of steam...

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    TV Programme

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Apr 2018

  • Full Steam Ahead

    Full Steam Ahead Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: LION TV
    Introductory level Updated 09 Apr 2018
    It’s Full Steam Ahead for historians Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn as they bring back to life the golden age of steam and explore how the...
  • Life In Cold Blood Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Life In Cold Blood

    David Attenborough explores the lives of amphibians and reptiles - cold blood, but amazing creatures. Watch clips and find out more.

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    TV Programme

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Apr 2018

  • Life In Cold Blood

    Life In Cold Blood Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Updated 09 Apr 2018
    David Attenborough explores the lives of amphibians and reptiles - cold blood, but amazing creatures. Watch clips and find out more.
  • The Hunt Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Silverback Films

    The Hunt

    Narrated by Sir David Attenborough this lavish series explores the relationship between predator and their prey.

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    Updated on:

    09 Apr 2018

  • The Hunt

    The Hunt Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Silverback Films
    Updated 09 Apr 2018
    Narrated by Sir David Attenborough this lavish series explores the relationship between predator and their prey.
  • What is The Bottom Line? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    What is The Bottom Line?

    By Evan Davis

    The Bottom Line is the business conversation programme where the people at the top share their insight into what...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Mar 2018

  • What is The Bottom Line?

    What is The Bottom Line? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Mar 2018
    The Bottom Line is the business conversation programme where the people at the top share their insight into what really matters. Presenter, Evan Davies,...
  • The Prosecutors Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Gold Star Productions/BBC

    The Prosecutors

    The Prosecutors focuses on how our criminal justice system works by following various prosecutions from start to finish. The series...

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    TV Programme

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Mar 2018

  • The Prosecutors

    The Prosecutors Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Gold Star Productions/BBC
    Introductory level Updated 27 Mar 2018
    The Prosecutors focuses on how our criminal justice system works by following various prosecutions from start to finish. The series from The Open University...
  • Countdown To Life: The Extraordinary Making Of You Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BDH for The BBC

    Countdown To Life: The Extraordinary Making Of You

    This blockbuster series tells the thrilling story of how you were made by combining emotionally charged human stories with ground...

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    TV Programme

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Mar 2018

  • Countdown To Life: The Extraordinary Making Of You

    Countdown To Life: The Extraordinary Making Of You Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BDH for The BBC
    Introductory level Updated 27 Mar 2018
    This blockbuster series tells the thrilling story of how you were made by combining emotionally charged human stories with ground-breaking computer generated...
  • From Zero Day to Doomsday – Public Lecture

    Join us in the Berrill Theatre or online on Tuesday 27 March 2018, 6:00 - 7:30 pm for the Public Lecture – From Zero...

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    20 mins

    Updated on:

    08 Mar 2018

  • From Zero Day to Doomsday – Public Lecture

    Duration 20 mins Updated 08 Mar 2018
    Join us in the Berrill Theatre or online on Tuesday 27 March 2018, 6:00 - 7:30 pm for the Public Lecture – From Zero Day to Doomsday.
  • The Real Wonder Women Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    The Real Wonder Women

    By Dr Gill Kirkup, The OpenLearn team

    Take a look at 60 of the world's most influential and pioneering women and the impact they made over 100 years.

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    Activity

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Mar 2018

  • The Real Wonder Women

    The Real Wonder Women Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Mar 2018
    Take a look at 60 of the world's most influential and pioneering women and the impact they made over 100 years.
  • Hugh's Wild West Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Nalini Crack - Keo Films

    Hugh's Wild West

    Lifelong nature-lover Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall pursues his fascination with the wildlife of the West country.

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    TV Programme

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Mar 2018

  • Hugh's Wild West

    Hugh's Wild West Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Nalini Crack - Keo Films
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 03 Mar 2018
    Lifelong nature-lover Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall pursues his fascination with the wildlife of the West country.
  • Order your free 'Civilisations' poster

    Journey through history and explore the art of different civilisations of the world by ordering our FREE poster to...

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    Article

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Feb 2018

  • Order your free 'Civilisations' poster

    Introductory level Updated 26 Feb 2018
    Journey through history and explore the art of different civilisations of the world by ordering our FREE poster to complement the OU/BBC series ...
  • History how-to videos: Books and bibles Creative commons image Icon wikijim99 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Audio

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Feb 2018

  • History how-to videos: Books and bibles

    History how-to videos: Books and bibles Creative commons image Icon wikijim99 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Feb 2018
    What does the information in the front of books tell us about where they come from?
  • Wild Weather with Richard Hammond Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Wild Weather with Richard Hammond

    Richard Hammond travels the globe to discover the unexplained, the unexpected and the plain unlikely, in an attempt to reveal the...

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    TV Programme

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Feb 2018

  • Wild Weather with Richard Hammond

    Wild Weather with Richard Hammond Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Updated 14 Feb 2018
    Richard Hammond travels the globe to discover the unexplained, the unexpected and the plain unlikely, in an attempt to reveal the hidden world of weather.
  • History How-to videos: Paper and ink Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Andrys
    Audio

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Feb 2018

  • History How-to videos: Paper and ink

    History How-to videos: Paper and ink Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Andrys
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Feb 2018
    The paper and ink in a letter can reveal as much as the words themselves.
  • History How-to videos: Metal detection Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: JamesQube
    Audio

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Feb 2018

  • History How-to videos: Metal detection

    History How-to videos: Metal detection Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: JamesQube
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Feb 2018
    What are the attractions of metal detection to the historian?
  • History How-to videos: Decoding medals Creative commons image Icon Col André Kritzinger under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    History How-to videos: Decoding medals

    By Neil Oliver

    Medals don't just reward bravery - they tell the tale of the battles they were won in.

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    Audio

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Feb 2018

  • History How-to videos: Decoding medals

    History How-to videos: Decoding medals Creative commons image Icon Col André Kritzinger under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Feb 2018
    Medals don't just reward bravery - they tell the tale of the battles they were won in.
  • History How-to videos: Crash sites Creative commons image Icon Elliott Simpson under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    History How-to videos: Crash sites

    By Neil Oliver

    The sites of Second World War plane crashes aren't just of historical interest - they may also be graveyards or bomb...

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    Audio

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Feb 2018

  • History How-to videos: Crash sites

    History How-to videos: Crash sites Creative commons image Icon Elliott Simpson under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Feb 2018
    The sites of Second World War plane crashes aren't just of historical interest - they may also be graveyards or bomb sites. How should you approach them?
  • Perceptions of corruption Creative commons image Icon Adam Jones PhD under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Perceptions of corruption

    By Dr Susan Fawssett

    Economic injustice takes many forms. Watch this video to find out just how widespread it is and how we can combat it...

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Feb 2018

  • Perceptions of corruption

    Perceptions of corruption Creative commons image Icon Adam Jones PhD under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Feb 2018
    Economic injustice takes many forms. Watch this video to find out just how widespread it is and how we can combat it 
  • Year of the Dog: Chinese New Year Creative commons image Icon By Made by Fanghong (Own work) [GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC BY-SA 1.0], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license

    Year of the Dog: Chinese New Year

    By The OpenLearn team

    As the Chinese celebrate the Year of the Dog, why not learn how to write and pronounce basic Chinese words, or find...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Feb 2018

  • Year of the Dog: Chinese New Year

    Year of the Dog: Chinese New Year Creative commons image Icon By Made by Fanghong (Own work) [GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC BY-SA 1.0], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Feb 2018
    As the Chinese celebrate the Year of the Dog, why not learn how to write and pronounce basic Chinese words, or find out more about our furry friends?
  • The Global Philosopher Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    The Global Philosopher

    The BBC in partnership with The Open University invites you to join the Global Philosophy Club.

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    Radio Programme

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Feb 2018

  • The Global Philosopher

    The Global Philosopher Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 06 Feb 2018
    The BBC in partnership with The Open University invites you to join the Global Philosophy Club.
  • Charles Darwin And The Tree Of Life Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC/Sophie Lanfear

    Charles Darwin And The Tree Of Life

    David Attenborough takes a passionate, personal journey through Darwin's discoveries.

    By The Darwin web team

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    TV Programme

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Feb 2018

  • Charles Darwin And The Tree Of Life

    Charles Darwin And The Tree Of Life Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC/Sophie Lanfear
    Introductory level Updated 01 Feb 2018
    David Attenborough takes a passionate, personal journey through Darwin's discoveries.
  • The Story Of Maths Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    The Story Of Maths

    Marcus DuSautoy explores the long, surprising history of humankind's relationship with numbers.

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    TV Programme

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Jan 2018

  • The Story Of Maths

    The Story Of Maths Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Updated 29 Jan 2018
    Marcus DuSautoy explores the long, surprising history of humankind's relationship with numbers.
  • Calculating Ada: The Countess of Computing

    This documentary from the BBC explores the eccentric life of Ada Lovelace, the world's first programmer, the 'Enchantress of Numbers'

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    TV Programme

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Jan 2018

  • Calculating Ada: The Countess of Computing

    Introductory level Updated 29 Jan 2018
    This documentary from the BBC explores the eccentric life of Ada Lovelace, the world's first programmer, the 'Enchantress of Numbers'
  • Why would British athletes choose winter sports? Creative commons image Icon S. Yume under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Jan 2018

  • Why would British athletes choose winter sports?

    Why would British athletes choose winter sports? Creative commons image Icon S. Yume under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Jan 2018
    What's the attraction of winter sports in a mild climate?
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