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The Persians by Aeschylus video icon

History & The Arts

The Persians by Aeschylus

In this animation of the Greek tragedy The Persians by Aeschylus, Persian king Xerxes wages war against Greece but his navy is defeated at Salamis.

Video
5 mins
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Society, Politics & Law

Finding the Truth

What do you really know about crime? Try our interactive 'Finding the Truth' to dig way beyond the surface of forensic psychology, corporate crime and the prison system. 

Activity
30 mins
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Science, Maths & Technology

Elements of the Periodic Table

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

Activity
5 mins
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Nature & Environment

Ideas about living sustainably

Responding to the climate crisis can feel overwhelming. There are so many things we can do to be greener that it's hard to know where to start. 

Activity
10 mins
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Society, Politics & Law

Convoy to Calais

How should we respond to humanitarian crises in other countries? Steve Pile explores the geographies that underlay the 2016 “Convoy to Calais” protest.

Video
10 mins
Quiz: Which Brontë sister wrote it? activity icon

History & The Arts

Quiz: Which Brontë sister wrote it?

Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë had very different writing styles but can you tell their writing apart from the other? Try our interactive quiz to find out.

Activity
10 mins
What you need to know about carbon footprints video icon

Nature & Environment

What you need to know about carbon footprints

Jo Hand explores carbon footprints and how we can all make an environmental impact.

Video
30 mins
Decolonising the Curriculum through the History of Mathematics video icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Decolonising the Curriculum through the History of Mathematics

As part of Black History Month, June Barrow-Green and Brigitte Stenhouse gave a presentation in which they explored how historical sources can be used to decolonise the mathematics curriculum.

Video
10 mins
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History & The Arts

Discovering music through listening

This free course, Discovering music through listening, will introduce you to the musical elements used by musicians to create a piece of music: pulse, tempo, metre, harmony, structure, texture, timbre and dynamics. You'll learn how to identify the different musical elements by taking a particular approach to listening to the music, known as ...

Free course
9 hrs
What is a literary festival? video icon

History & The Arts

What is a literary festival?

Literary festivals have gained traction in recent years, and perhaps one of the better-known literary festivals in the UK is ‘The Hay Festival of Literature & Arts’. 

Video
10 mins
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History & The Arts

The importance of planning a musical performance

Many of us have had the festival experience as a spectator, but what’s it like to actually perform at a festival in front of hundreds of thousands of people? Dr Sean Williams, Lecturer in Music Technology, shares his experience DJing at Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert. 

Video
10 mins
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History & The Arts

Classical Studies: festivals

‘Festival’ at its very essence, is a collective event where people come together to enjoy life’s simple pleasures – music, dancing, food and drink. But it isn’t a modern concept. Academics within our Classical Studies discipline share their favourite ancient Greek and Roman festivals, the only difference being, that in antiquity, the gods were ...

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10 mins