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  • Now available! Children and young people: food and food marketing

    Interested in the fascinating topic of how food marketing affects children and young people? Then this free course is...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    09 Jan 2019

  • Now available! Children and young people: food and food marketing

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Jan 2019
    Interested in the fascinating topic of how food marketing affects children and young people? Then this free course is for you.
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    02 Jan 2019

  • Vegans: why they inspire fear and loathing among meat eaters

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Jan 2019
    Matthew Cole and Kate Stewart explore why veganism stimulates such aggressive responses. 
  • Can eating seaweed and algae keep the world fed?

    As the planet has ever-more mouths to feed, could increasing the consumption of seaweed and algae be the answer?

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    22 Dec 2017

  • Can eating seaweed and algae keep the world fed?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Dec 2017
    As the planet has ever-more mouths to feed, could increasing the consumption of seaweed and algae be the answer?
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    Wartime Farm: Food In the World War

    Some nations suffered harshly during the shortages of wartime - others adapted and managed to keep their populace...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    14 Nov 2017

  • Wartime Farm: Food In the World War

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 Nov 2017
    Some nations suffered harshly during the shortages of wartime - others adapted and managed to keep their populace well-fed. Explore our map to hear some of...
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    13 Nov 2017

  • Syria, Spitsbergen and Seeds

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Nov 2017
    How are the civil war in Syria, the remote Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, and the future of the world’s food supplies connected? 
  • How the sausage links us together

    Sweet versions, meat free versions; some with skins and some without. The sausage takes many forms, but is always...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    25 Aug 2017

  • How the sausage links us together

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    Sweet versions, meat free versions; some with skins and some without. The sausage takes many forms, but is always with us.
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    How the potato fuelled the rise of liberal capitalism

    It can make chips. It can make mash. And the potato can even help create an entire political-economic system. Rebecca...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    25 Aug 2017

  • How the potato fuelled the rise of liberal capitalism

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    It can make chips. It can make mash. And the potato can even help create an entire political-economic system. Rebecca Earle explains how.
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    31 Jul 2017

  • Is it true that the poorer you are, the more likely you are to eat junk food?

    Is it true that the poorer you are, the more likely you are to eat junk food? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: GinniDeVille
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 31 Jul 2017
    New American research suggests that - perhaps aptly - there's an bulge in the middle of income strata when it comes to tucking into fast food.
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Jul 2017

  • Britain's Great War: The darkest hour - guide & clips

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Jul 2017
    How Germany's attempts to starve Britain into submission edged the nation close to defeat.

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    Children and young people: food and food marketing

    This free course, Children and young people: food and food marketing, examines food as a health issue and addresses children and young people’s...

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    8 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    29 Jan 2019

  • The science of nutrition and healthy eating

    This free course, The science of nutrition and healthy eating, looks at the science behind nutrition, covering aspects of biology, chemistry and...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    31 Dec 2018

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    The science of nutrition and healthy eating
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 31 Dec 2018
    This free course, The science of nutrition and healthy eating, looks at the...
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    Beginners’ Italian: food and drink

    This free course, Beginners' Italian: food and drink, focuses on buying drinks and snacks in an Italian café, as well as on greeting and...

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    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    22 Feb 2018

  • Beginners’ Italian: food and drink

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    Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 22 Feb 2018
    This free course, Beginners' Italian: food and drink, focuses on buying drinks and...
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    Imperial Rome and Ostia

    The splendidly evocative ruins of ancient Rome have long been a challenge to historians and archaeologists in reconstructing how it looked and functioned. It...

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    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    23 Aug 2009

  • Imperial Rome and Ostia

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    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 23 Aug 2009
    The splendidly evocative ruins of ancient Rome have long been a challenge to...

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    Environment: sharing a dynamic planet

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    Environment: sharing a dynamic planet
    Intermediate level Updated 31 Jan 2019
    Environmental issues pose challenges. What are the biophysical and social causes...

    Chemistry: essential concepts

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    Chemistry: essential concepts
    Intermediate level Updated 31 Jan 2019
    Chemistry is fundamental to our modern world, touching all aspects of our lives;...
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