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  • What is forensic science?

    By Dr Martin Bootman

    We've all seen CSI, but what exactly is forensic science? Martin Bootman explains.

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Feb 2021

  • What is forensic science?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 09 Feb 2021
    We've all seen CSI, but what exactly is forensic science? Martin Bootman explains.
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    Past-Time Lover: Albert Einstein

    This article is part of a collection produced for Valentine’s Day. Who would you select for your Valentine from these iconic figures from history? 

    Read now: Past-Time Lover: Albert Einstein about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Feb 2021

  • Past-Time Lover: Albert Einstein

    Past-Time Lover: Albert Einstein Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Neil Arnold
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Feb 2021
    This article is part of a collection produced for Valentine’s Day. Who would you select for your Valentine from these iconic figures from history? 
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    Elements of the Periodic Table

    By Professor Peter Taylor, Dr James Bruce, Dr Mike Bullivant

    Explore the impact of chemical elements on our bodies, our world, and see how they changed the course of history

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    Activity

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Feb 2021

  • Elements of the Periodic Table

    Featuring: Video Video Activity Activity
    Elements of the Periodic Table Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Feb 2021
    Explore the impact of chemical elements on our bodies, our world, and see how they changed the course of history
  • Life through a lens

    By Dr Susie West

    Humans have changed their view of the world through lenses, we see further and closer thanks to the power of this wonderful invention, could you imagine life without lenses?

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    Activity

    10 mins

    Updated on:

    02 Mar 2020

  • Life through a lens

    Featuring: Activity Activity
    Beginner level Duration 10 mins Updated 02 Mar 2020
    Humans have changed their view of the world through lenses, we see further and closer thanks to the power of this wonderful invention, could you imagine ...
  • The European Union and the impact on mixed nationality relationships in northern Finland

    By Dr Carol Brown-Leonardi

    Carol Brown-Leonardi investigates how Britain’s exit from the European Union has affected the perceptions and decision-making of mixed nationality couples to stay and live permanently in Finland or the United Kingdom.

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    Audio

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Dec 2019

  • The European Union and the impact on mixed nationality relationships in northern Finland

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 16 Dec 2019
    Carol Brown-Leonardi investigates how Britain’s exit from the European Union has affected the perceptions and decision-making of mixed nationality couples...
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    How do historians know about the past?

    How do historians know about the past? What are primary and secondary sources? Find out with our short animations. 

    Watch now: How do historians know about the past? about Managing projects through people

    Video

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Aug 2019

  • How do historians know about the past?

    Featuring: Video Video
    How do historians know about the past? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 30 Aug 2019
    How do historians know about the past? What are primary and secondary sources? Find out with our short animations. 
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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Aug 2019

  • Bridges and Buildings: The structures of the Industrial Revolution

    Bridges and Buildings: The structures of the Industrial Revolution Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 30 Aug 2019
    Dr Peter Lewis takes a look at the impact that the industrial revolution had on bridge building.
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    The Industrial Revolution and Time

    By Alun Davies

    Alun C Davies explains how developments in timekeeping and the way people viewed time played an important part in making the industrial revolution possible.

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Aug 2019

  • The Industrial Revolution and Time

    The Industrial Revolution and Time Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 30 Aug 2019
    Alun C Davies explains how developments in timekeeping and the way people viewed time played an important part in making the industrial revolution possible.
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    Medicine in ancient Greece and Rome

    By Eleanor Betts, Helen King

    The ‘Hippocratic’ four humours, Roman hygiene, the first hospitals and home remedies.This article explores ancient medicine describes practices in Greek and Roman medicine.

    Read now: Medicine in ancient Greece and Rome about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Aug 2019

  • Medicine in ancient Greece and Rome

    Medicine in ancient Greece and Rome Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: OU
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Aug 2019
    The ‘Hippocratic’ four humours, Roman hygiene, the first hospitals and home remedies.This article explores ancient medicine describes practices in Greek and...
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    Fossil evidence for evolution

    By Dr Peter Skelton

    Although Darwin was originally disappointed by the evidence provided by the fossil record, subsequent work has more than borne out his theories, explains Peter Skelton.

    Read now: Fossil evidence for evolution about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Aug 2019

  • Fossil evidence for evolution

    Fossil evidence for evolution Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: OU image library
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 30 Aug 2019
    Although Darwin was originally disappointed by the evidence provided by the fossil record, subsequent work has more than borne out his theories, explains...

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  • What is forensic science?

    By Dr Martin Bootman

    We've all seen CSI, but what exactly is forensic science? Martin Bootman explains.

    Read now: What is forensic science? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Feb 2021

  • What is forensic science?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 09 Feb 2021
    We've all seen CSI, but what exactly is forensic science? Martin Bootman explains.
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Neil Arnold

    Past-Time Lover: Albert Einstein

    This article is part of a collection produced for Valentine’s Day. Who would you select for your Valentine from these iconic figures from history? 

    Read now: Past-Time Lover: Albert Einstein about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Feb 2021

  • Past-Time Lover: Albert Einstein

    Past-Time Lover: Albert Einstein Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Neil Arnold
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Feb 2021
    This article is part of a collection produced for Valentine’s Day. Who would you select for your Valentine from these iconic figures from history? 
  • Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Elements of the Periodic Table

    By Professor Peter Taylor, Dr James Bruce, Dr Mike Bullivant

    Explore the impact of chemical elements on our bodies, our world, and see how they changed the course of history

    Watch now: Elements of the Periodic Table about Managing projects through people

    Activity

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Feb 2021

  • Elements of the Periodic Table

    Featuring: Video Video Activity Activity
    Elements of the Periodic Table Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Feb 2021
    Explore the impact of chemical elements on our bodies, our world, and see how they changed the course of history
  • Life through a lens

    By Dr Susie West

    Humans have changed their view of the world through lenses, we see further and closer thanks to the power of this wonderful invention, could you imagine life without lenses?

    Take part now: Life through a lens about Managing projects through people

    Activity

    10 mins

    Updated on:

    02 Mar 2020

  • Life through a lens

    Featuring: Activity Activity
    Beginner level Duration 10 mins Updated 02 Mar 2020
    Humans have changed their view of the world through lenses, we see further and closer thanks to the power of this wonderful invention, could you imagine ...
  • The European Union and the impact on mixed nationality relationships in northern Finland

    By Dr Carol Brown-Leonardi

    Carol Brown-Leonardi investigates how Britain’s exit from the European Union has affected the perceptions and decision-making of mixed nationality couples to stay and live permanently in Finland or the United Kingdom.

    Listen now: The European Union and the impact on mixed nationality relationships in northern Finland about Managing projects through people

    Audio

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Dec 2019

  • The European Union and the impact on mixed nationality relationships in northern Finland

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 16 Dec 2019
    Carol Brown-Leonardi investigates how Britain’s exit from the European Union has affected the perceptions and decision-making of mixed nationality couples...
  • Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    How do historians know about the past?

    How do historians know about the past? What are primary and secondary sources? Find out with our short animations. 

    Watch now: How do historians know about the past? about Managing projects through people

    Video

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Aug 2019

  • How do historians know about the past?

    Featuring: Video Video
    How do historians know about the past? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 30 Aug 2019
    How do historians know about the past? What are primary and secondary sources? Find out with our short animations. 
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Aug 2019

  • Bridges and Buildings: The structures of the Industrial Revolution

    Bridges and Buildings: The structures of the Industrial Revolution Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 30 Aug 2019
    Dr Peter Lewis takes a look at the impact that the industrial revolution had on bridge building.
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: BBC

    The Industrial Revolution and Time

    By Alun Davies

    Alun C Davies explains how developments in timekeeping and the way people viewed time played an important part in making the industrial revolution possible.

    Read now: The Industrial Revolution and Time about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Aug 2019

  • The Industrial Revolution and Time

    The Industrial Revolution and Time Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 30 Aug 2019
    Alun C Davies explains how developments in timekeeping and the way people viewed time played an important part in making the industrial revolution possible.
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: OU

    Medicine in ancient Greece and Rome

    By Eleanor Betts, Helen King

    The ‘Hippocratic’ four humours, Roman hygiene, the first hospitals and home remedies.This article explores ancient medicine describes practices in Greek and Roman medicine.

    Read now: Medicine in ancient Greece and Rome about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Aug 2019

  • Medicine in ancient Greece and Rome

    Medicine in ancient Greece and Rome Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: OU
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Aug 2019
    The ‘Hippocratic’ four humours, Roman hygiene, the first hospitals and home remedies.This article explores ancient medicine describes practices in Greek and...
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: OU image library

    Fossil evidence for evolution

    By Dr Peter Skelton

    Although Darwin was originally disappointed by the evidence provided by the fossil record, subsequent work has more than borne out his theories, explains Peter Skelton.

    Read now: Fossil evidence for evolution about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Aug 2019

  • Fossil evidence for evolution

    Fossil evidence for evolution Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: OU image library
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 30 Aug 2019
    Although Darwin was originally disappointed by the evidence provided by the fossil record, subsequent work has more than borne out his theories, explains...