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The Z Files with Benjamin Zephaniah article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

The Z Files with Benjamin Zephaniah

Writer, poet and Peaky Blinders actor Benjamin Zephaniah has died. Back in 2009 and to celebrate Black History Month, we joined forces with him to put together this collection on notable black people in the fields of science, technology and engineering.

Article
5 mins
Why is it so difficult for Muslim women to play sport? article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Why is it so difficult for Muslim women to play sport?

How are Muslim women represented by the media and what implications does this have on their participation in sport? Rukhsana Malik draws on her own experiences in this article.

Article
20 mins
Exploring Religion in London video icon

History & The Arts

Exploring Religion in London

Take a guided tour around 8 of London’s principal religious buildings in full 360° detail.

Video
30 mins
Is the blue plaque scheme still relevant? article icon

History & The Arts

Is the blue plaque scheme still relevant?

A hundred and sixty years ago this month, the MP William Ewart stood up in the House of Commons to ask whether ‘it may be practicable to have inscribed on those houses in London which have been in habited by celebrated persons, the names of such persons’.

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5 mins
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Education & Development

Teaching the First World War

This free course, Teaching the First World War, is designed for history teachers and their pupils. It provides a wide range of visual, textual and oral sources to enrich the teaching of the First World War. It covers familiar and less familiar aspects of the history of the First World War, ranging from the debate on the origins of the war and ...

Free course
12 hrs
South Asian heritage as a facilitator for developing identity and community article icon

Education & Development

South Asian heritage as a facilitator for developing identity and community

What is South Asian heritage and how is it promoted through community? Manfusa Shams looks more at South Asian identity in this article.

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5 mins
Where are you really from? article icon

Education & Development

Where are you really from?

In this article, Farnaz Rais looks at challenging the ownership of ethnic origin in identity.

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5 mins
Ashura article icon

History & The Arts

Ashura

Ashura is a day of commemoration in Islam. It occurs annually on the 10th of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar, and is particularly significant for Shi‘a Muslims. Find out more about it in this article.

Article
5 mins
Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students and the degree awarding gap collection video icon

Education & Development

Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students and the degree awarding gap collection

Explore this video and collection of articles looking at the degree awarding gap and the experiences of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students in higher education.

Video
5 mins
The Asian Single Parents Network (ASPN) article icon

Education & Development

The Asian Single Parents Network (ASPN)

When Aruna Bansal became a single mum, there was stigma attached to being a single Asian parent – so the Asian Single Parents Network was set up for people in her community needing support.

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5 mins
My experience of being a South Asian LGBTQI+ ally article icon

Education & Development

My experience of being a South Asian LGBTQI+ ally

Priya Holland reflects on the importance of offering support to LGBTQI+ people and challenging unconscious bias.

Article
5 mins
How inclusive is women’s football? article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

How inclusive is women’s football?

Despite it being an important site for gender equality, not everyone’s experiences in women’s football are the same.

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5 mins