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The Bottom Line - The saviour returns

The Bottom Line - The saviour returns Creative commons image Credit: Shannon Fagan (Xixinxing) | Dreamstime.com New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Sep 2014
Four bosses tell Evan Davis why they returned and took charge of companies they previously founded and left. 

OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science - Gravitational dust and the anatomical Venus

OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science - Gravitational dust and  the anatomical Venus Copyright free image Credit: Open University New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Sep 2014
This week's focus includes a discussion of why one of the biggest scientific claims of 2014 has received another set-back. The use of wax models...

OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science - Graphene heart monitors and Ice Age penguins

OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science - Graphene heart monitors and Ice Age penguins Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Sep 2014
This week's BBC Inside Science looks at heart monitors made from graphene plus a new super sewer for London 

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 will be discussing 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....

Bang Goes The Theory 6: Episode 1

Bang Goes The Theory 6: Episode 1 Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Sep 2014
In the first episode of the new series, the team investigate why petrol costs so much, and whether we can make fuel for free

Bang Goes The Theory 6: Episode 2

Bang Goes The Theory 6: Episode 2 Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Sep 2014
In episode two of Bang Goes The Theory, the team asks whether modern life is damaging our ears

OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science - Ripper DNA and future of Scottish science

OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science - Ripper DNA and future of Scottish science Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Sep 2014
This week's episode explores the alleged discovery of DNA evidence on the shawl of a Jack the Ripper victim