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A timeline between The OU and the royal family article icon

History & The Arts

A timeline between The OU and the royal family

Take a look at this extensive timeline, detailing the relationship between The OU and the Queen and royal family over the years.

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Science, Maths & Technology

Light: Wave-particle duality

One of the most confusing concepts in physics, wave-particle duality is unlike anything we see in the ordinary world.

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History & The Arts

African Caribbean religions and the problem of representation

Hilde Capparella explores the negative narrative created around Africa and African cultures by the West and how this lead to the demonisation of African Caribbean religions.

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Different cultures, different childhoods

A 'normal' childhood depends on where you live and when you're born. Heather Montgomery wonders how some common British practices might look to other cultures.

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Legacy of the Romantics

Who were the Romantics and what did they stand for? Stephanie Forward explains.

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Why do we feast on so much chocolate at Easter?

Have you ever wondered what's the connection between Easter and chocolate? In this article Graham Harvey looks at the origins of our appreciation of chocolate eggs. 

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History & The Arts

Ramadan Mubarak!

The holy month of Ramadan, determined by the lunar cycle, runs from 2nd April - 1st May this year. Discover how this isn't just a time for abstaining but a time for celebration while showing devotion to Islam.

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How women changed the world

Who wrote the first novel over 1000 years ago? Who disguised herself as a man to explore the new world? Take this interactive world tour to discover the stories the history books left out. 

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Science, Maths & Technology

Out for the count: the mathematics of voting systems

Voters, voters, in the poll, which is the fairest system of all?

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Eco-art, Sustainable Art, art as activism

From synthetic polymers to recycling and up-cycling.

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The Environment

YXM130 Example subject pathway created by Sarah McKernan, Tutor Support Manager.

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Education & Development

The Arts and Creativity

YXM130 Example subject pathway created by Jay Rixon, Senior Manager.

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