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What is genetics? And how can it affect our health? video icon

Science, Maths & Technology

What is genetics? And how can it affect our health?

We all have roughly the same genes, with more than 99% of our DNA shared in common with any other person. But the less than 1% difference in our genomes makes each of us genetically unique.

Video
7 mins
Introducing the GRACE project – your community and genetics research video icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Introducing the GRACE project – your community and genetics research

It’s an exciting time in the field of genetics research. Groundbreaking discoveries are being made, which help us to better understand ourselves and improve our healthcare. But does genetics research represent and benefit us all equally?

Video
3 mins
History and hope: Education for girls in South Sudan article icon

Education & Development

History and hope: Education for girls in South Sudan

The Ibba Girls School in South Sudan is giving girls in that country better opportunities. This article and presentation explains more about education barriers in South Sudan and what's being done to overcome these.

Article
5 mins
Afrodite: Untangling the Routes of Black Women’s Hair article icon

Education & Development

Afrodite: Untangling the Routes of Black Women’s Hair

Hair discrimination is an issue that affects Black women’s experiences at work, in education and in society in general. Lurraine Jones looks at the politicisation of Black hair and microaggressions experienced by Black women.

Article
5 mins
Hanukkah: a festival of light article icon

History & The Arts

Hanukkah: a festival of light

What's Hanukkah all about? And how do Jewish people celebrate it? 

Article
5 mins
What is Diwali? article icon

History & The Arts

What is Diwali?

Diwali is a festival of lights and celebrates the triumph of light over darkness – but where does this stem from? Suzanne Newcombe looks at the religious festival’s origins in this article.

Article
5 mins
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Society, Politics & Law

Introducing Black leadership

In this free course, you will develop skills to empower yourself as a leader. Guided by the Five Ps model of leadership (person, process, position, product and purpose), you will learn about the challenges and possibilities of Black leadership. Developing skills in communication, critical analysis and teamwork will promote competence in a wide ...

Free course
24 hrs
English Loanwords – Interactive World Map activity icon

Languages

English Loanwords – Interactive World Map

Explore the fascinating origins of some words in the English language with this interactive world map. Simply select the book items to uncover the word and its history.

Activity
5 mins
Can you resist zombification? article icon

History & The Arts

Can you resist zombification?

From The Walking Dead to Call Of Duty WWII, zombies are everywhere. Join us on an exploration of the undead amongst us...

Article
5 mins
East Asian Heritage month: a celebration of Studio Ghibli films article icon

Education & Development

East Asian Heritage month: a celebration of Studio Ghibli films

Studio Ghibli is a Japanese animation studio. In this article, Anita Pilgrim reflects on the films and how she can relate to some of their themes.

Article
5 mins
Black History Month article icon

History & The Arts

Black History Month

In recognition of Black History Month we have pulled together some content about some inspirational individuals and events for you to explore. 

Article
5 mins
The Unsung Women Who Shaped the Blues article icon

Languages

The Unsung Women Who Shaped the Blues

Blues is a musical genre often associated with male pioneers. However, women were also a huge part of this development. This article shines a light on three women who helped shape the blues: Mamie Smith, Ma Rainey and Bessie Smith.

Article
5 mins