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Climate change and the built environment article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Climate change and the built environment

The importance of retrofitting our existing buildings to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and stay comfortable in future climates.

Article
10 mins
Professor John Naughton On Using Systems Thinking In Practice audio icon

Society, Politics & Law

Professor John Naughton On Using Systems Thinking In Practice

Prof. John Naughton, the technology columnist for The Observer, speaks with Prof. Simon Bell about systems thinking.

Audio
15 mins
Martin Holt On Using Systems Thinking In Practice audio icon

Society, Politics & Law

Martin Holt On Using Systems Thinking In Practice

Martin Holt speaks with Prof. Simon Bell about the way he sees the world, and about his understanding using systems approaches.

Audio
15 mins
My career goal: Creative and design article icon

History & The Arts

My career goal: Creative and design

Bring out your creative flair to its full potential. Find some practical advice for advancing your career in a creative industry, whether that's using your keen visual eye, practical ingenuity, or rigorous technical skills.

Article
20 mins
My career goal: Construction article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

My career goal: Construction

Are you driven to find out how things work, and want to know how they're made? Construction could be for you. Here's some advice on using your practical mind and hands-on skills to build bigger and better things.

Article
20 mins
My career goal: Health and science article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

My career goal: Health and science

Whether your interest is in pharmaceuticals, disease treatment or chemical research, you can help break new discoveries and improve our scientific understanding. This page has info on career options from food science to forensics, and working for the NHS.

Article
20 mins
My career goal: Engineering article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

My career goal: Engineering

In this multi-disciplinary industry, you'll need a diverse range of technical and critical thinking skills to take on complex tasks. Here's some advice to help you get started with building tomorrow's world.

Article
20 mins
My career goal: Environment article icon

Nature & Environment

My career goal: Environment

Interested in veterinary or agricultural work, or more industrial work like food farming and sustainable energy? Find out how you can gather skills and carry out work that will have a real impact on our relationship with the environment.

Article
20 mins
Misha Hebel On Using Systems Thinking In Practice audio icon

Society, Politics & Law

Misha Hebel On Using Systems Thinking In Practice

Misha Hebel speaks with Prof. Simon Bell about emergent properties, rich pictures, environmental challenges and the pandemic from a systems perspective.

Audio
15 mins
10 incredible people whose stories you'll find on OpenLearn article icon

History & The Arts

10 incredible people whose stories you'll find on OpenLearn

We turned ten in 2016 - isn't that amazing? What's even more amazing is this list of ten extraordinary people and their incredible stories...

Article
15 mins
Hidden Maths article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Hidden Maths

Join us in breaking down the myths and mystery surrounding the world of Mathematics and Statistics with our FREE learning content. 

Article
5 mins
Wendy Gregory On Using Systems Thinking In Practice audio icon

Society, Politics & Law

Wendy Gregory On Using Systems Thinking In Practice

Wendy Gregory speaks with Prof. Simon Bell about what systems means to her and her work on green spaces.

Audio
15 mins