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Behind The Reputation activity icon

History & The Arts 

Behind The Reputation

In this interactive, you’ll uncover the real people behind the icons. Does the reality of their life match up with their reputation?

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A brief history of communication: hieroglyphics to emojis free course icon Level 1 icon

Languages 

A brief history of communication: hieroglyphics to emojis

This free course, A brief history of communication: hieroglyphics to emojis, is an introduction to the history of writing, and the key role it plays in human communication. It tracks this history from the invention of writing around 5500 years ago to the mass popularity of emojis today.

Free course
5 hrs
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Languages

A brief history of communication: hieroglyphics to emojis

This free course, A brief history of communication: hieroglyphics to emojis, is an introduction to the history of writing, and the key role it plays in human communication. It tracks this history from the invention of writing around 5500 years ago to the mass popularity of emojis today.

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A brief history of communication: hieroglyphics to emojis

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Health, Sports & Psychology 

Three reasons why sports people are worthy icons

Simon Rea outlines three reasons why sports people are important and iconic figures throughout our history. 

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Sofas, car seats and toilet seats: where are your tweets read? article icon

Languages 

Sofas, car seats and toilet seats: where are your tweets read?

@FRosellAguilar is an avid Twitter user who one day tweeted the public a very important question; "where do you engage with Twitter? "  From the bathroom toilet to driving - nowhere is excluded when it comes to Twitter.

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History & The Arts 

What makes a great Christmas number one?

Will Flakefleet Primary School beat Ariana Grande to Christmas Number One this year? Explore the musical compontents that make up a great festive chart-topper here...

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Society, Politics & Law 

Sounds of environmental change

What does environmental change sound like? Dr George Revill argues that sound can be a powerful way of conveying how places are transformed by climate change.

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15 mins
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History & The Arts 

100 Years of Votes for (some) Women

It's the centenary of the 1918 General Election which allowed some women over the age of 30 to vote for the first time ever. Explore suffrage and women's history here...

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History & The Arts 

Representations of hell in Christian art

Dr Angeliki Lymberopoulou looks at Christian representations of Hell and how these have been historically used. 

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History & The Arts 

Download your free Towns booklet

Download your free booklet to accompany Towns with Nicholas Crane, which looks at the topics of connections, migration, diversity and power.

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Society, Politics & Law 

The Secret History of Our Streets: Scotland - Download your free newspaper

Find out all the breaking news in the university edition of the The Street newspaper.

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History & The Arts 

Heaven: What might it be like?

What might heaven look like, sound like, feel like?

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