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The Rise and Fall of the Slave Trade article icon

History & The Arts 

The Rise and Fall of the Slave Trade

Dr Will Hardy examines Britain's role in the Atlantic slave trade at its height during the eighteenth century.

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Money & Business 

Management and the unconscious mind

How can the unconscious mind influence management styles? Is rational thinking a pre-requisite for good ideas? The human brain is an incredibly complex machine which constantly processes vast amounts of data many of us are oblivious to as we go about our lives, but can the information contained within the unconscious mind aid managers within the work place? In the following audio discussion Guy Claxton, a psychologist from the University of Bristol argues that the parts of the psyche that operate independent of conscious reasoning can in fact be used to solve problems in everyday life, but this would require a shift in culture away from traditional management styles.

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10 mins
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Society, Politics & Law 

Productive Margins: Regulation for Engagement

Connecting communities in Bristol and South Wales to co-produce new forms of engagement in decision-making across politics, policy and the arts.

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Society, Politics & Law 

The Politics of Participation

Why do people choose to vote, or indeed, not to vote? The Open University's Professor Michael Saward is joined by his colleagues Paul Lewis and Richard Heffernan along with Sarah Childs (Professor of Politics and Gender at Bristol University), to discuss the politics of participation, with reference to the 2010 general election in the UK.

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25 mins
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TV, Radio & Events 

OU on the BBC: Timewatch - Britain's Forgotten Floods

Professors Simon Haslett and Ted Bryant have come across evidence for what they believe was a forgotten British tsunami. They think that The Bristol Channel flood of 1607 – which took thousands of lives – was caused not by a storm but by a tsunami. They presented their case in Timewatch: Killer Wave.

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TV, Radio & Events 

OU on the BBC: History Mysteries - Programme summaries

Throughout the series an array of historical mysteries are unearthed and our team of sleuths provide the evidence, to prove or disprove theories and legends. Find out more in our programme summaries:

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TV, Radio & Events 

History Mysteries: The man with two tombs

Why are there two tombs for the same man in a Bristol church?

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Heritage Centres - SW England, West Midlands & S Wales article icon

History & The Arts 

Heritage Centres - SW England, West Midlands & S Wales

Find heritage centres in Cornwall, South West England, the West Midlands and South Wales.

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Nature & Environment 

Palaeobiology - The Biology of Ancient Organisms

Palaeobiology - an introduction to the subject

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Nature & Environment 

What Did The Bristol Dinosaur Look Like?

Palaeobiology - what the Bristol dinosaur might have looked like

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