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Choosing a Cosmic Name article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Choosing a Cosmic Name

Asteroid number 69423 was named ‘Openuni’ last month, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Open University's creation. But how do objects in space get their names?

Article
10 mins
Diorite article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Diorite

A brief description of the nature of diorite.

Article
5 mins
DIY: Make Your Own Soap article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

DIY: Make Your Own Soap

A step-by-step guide to making soap.

Article
15 mins
Climate change and the importance of COP26 article icon

Nature & Environment

Climate change and the importance of COP26

Learn about climate change from different disciplinary perspectives and how that knowledge and experience may explain and inform the outcomes of COP26.

Article
5 mins
Engineering your dream career activity icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Engineering your dream career

Imagine spending time working on the things you love. Discover engineering careers which match your passions in this short interactive experience on women in engineering.

Activity
10 mins
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Science, Maths & Technology

The search for water on Mars

The possibility of water on Mars has captured human imagination for over a century. In this free course, The Search for Water on Mars, find out more about how scientists have found evidence for water in the red planet’s past and present, and what this might mean for the possibility of life beyond Earth.

Free course
5 hrs
Revealing the surface of an asteroid using robotic telescopes article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Revealing the surface of an asteroid using robotic telescopes

How can studying asteroids allow us to have a better understanding of the formation of our solar system? Samuel Jackson, PhD student in The School of Physical Sciences digs into the research...

Article
10 mins
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Science, Maths & Technology

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in STEM

This free course, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in STEM, provides a toolkit for conducting Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) within Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). SoTL involves educators using their disciplinary knowledge to investigate a question about learning and teaching, gather evidence in a ...

Free course
24 hrs
Astrobiology from the ground up article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Astrobiology from the ground up

Ann Grand, Lecturer in Astrobiology Education, interviews Shonil Bhagwat, Professor of Environment and Development, on the intersections between his work on environment and international development and astrobiology.

Article
10 mins
How can you exercise safely in the heat? article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

How can you exercise safely in the heat?

A hot week lays ahead but do you have to abandon your keep-fit routines when the mercury gets so high? Not if you're careful, say Hannah Moir and Chris Howe.

Article
5 mins
60 Second Adventures in Artificial Intelligence video icon

Digital & Computing

60 Second Adventures in Artificial Intelligence

How does Artificial Intelligence (AI) work? How is AI used in science? All is explained these short animations narrated by David Mitchell. 

Video
10 mins
Where does outer space begin? article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Where does outer space begin?

We don't really know where space begins, as Dave Rothery explains

Article
5 mins