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What’s it like being a geologist? video icon

Nature & Environment 

What’s it like being a geologist?

Watch an interview with geologist Charlie King, as she discusses technology advances, the highlight of her degree course and how more women are getting into geology.

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TV, Radio & Events 

Building Britain's Biggest Nuclear Power Station

Behind the scenes of the construction site of Hinkley Point C, Britain’s controversial new nuclear power station.

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TV, Radio & Events 

Thinking Allowed 2021

Thinking Allowed explores how society works, with leading social science experts. 

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Immerse yourself in wildflower meadows article icon

Nature & Environment 

Immerse yourself in wildflower meadows

Wildflower meadows are one of the British countryside’s most glorious sights, filled with grass and flower species and providing a much-needed haven for wildlife. Dr Clare Lawson and Professor David Gowing explain how you can explore them further. 

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Make a meadow, whatever the scale and the diversity of meadows article icon

Nature & Environment 

Make a meadow, whatever the scale and the diversity of meadows

Would you like to create your own meadow? Find out the steps required to make one and how you can maintain it.

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Nature & Environment 

What meadows do for us

As a society, we depend upon our countryside for food production, but also for many other environmental goods and services. These include recreation, enjoying the outdoors, regulating natural hazards such as floods, and mitigating climate change through carbon storage. 

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Science, Maths & Technology 

COVID-19: Making decisions based on flawed statistics

Can the UK be unlocked with a faulty key? A case for ending lockdown rests on bad statistics.

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Trusting Statistics in Today’s News audio icon

Science, Maths & Technology 

Trusting Statistics in Today’s News

With so many contradictory statistics in the news, how do you know which COVID-19 stats are accurate? Who can you trust?

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Fake news during COVID-19 article icon

Science, Maths & Technology 

Fake news during COVID-19

Dr Kaustubh Adhikari, Lecturer in Statistics at The Open University, interviews science integrity expert Dr Elisabeth Bik.

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The research and modelling of COVID-19 article icon

Science, Maths & Technology 

The research and modelling of COVID-19

Dr Kaustubh Adhikari, Lecturer in Statistics at The Open University, interviews Dr Sayantan Banerjee, a statistician from IIM-Indore.

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Ask the experts: Coronavirus fake news & medical terminology article icon

Science, Maths & Technology 

Ask the experts: Coronavirus fake news & medical terminology

A discussion and Q&A session on COVID-19 with experts from the OU STEM faculty.

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Has COVID-19 changed the public perception of nursing? article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Has COVID-19 changed the public perception of nursing?

Reflecting so far, 2020 and the unfortunate arrival of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has certainly given the Year of the Nurse, a unique position on the global health stage. Dr Rebecca Garcia, Lecturer in Nursing at The Open University, looks at the importance of nursing.

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