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    The Big C & Me

    With millions of people living with cancer, this OU/BBC series follows the lives of some of them as they deal with everything the...

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    07 Dec 2018

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    With millions of people living with cancer, this OU/BBC series follows the lives of some of them as they deal with everything the disease has to throw at...
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  • Heaven: What might it be like?

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    What might heaven look like, sound like, feel like?
  • Maintaining social order with gruesome images of Hell

    By Dr Angeliki Lymberopoulou

    Angeliki Lymberopoulou, a Lecturer in Art History at The Open University, explains the meaning of a fresco in the...

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    Angeliki Lymberopoulou, a Lecturer in Art History at The Open University, explains the meaning of a fresco in the church of Kitiros in Crete. 
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    Coming soon: Exoplanets

    This brand new free course will explore our Galaxy's population of planets, and some of their many great...

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    04 Dec 2018

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    This brand new free course will explore our Galaxy's population of planets, and some of their many great surprises.
  • The fight against obesity

    By Dr Joan Simons

    How are we battling the unrelenting rise in obesity? And how could the government help?

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    16 Nov 2018

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    How are we battling the unrelenting rise in obesity? And how could the government help?
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    OU on the BBC: From deep oceans to super sewers

    Looking back over just some of our great collaborations with the BBC from the last few months. Together, we've...

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    19 Oct 2018

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    Looking back over just some of our great collaborations with the BBC from the last few months. Together, we've explored the civilisations, the oceans -...
  • Managing my money with Bobby Seagull

    Watch Bobby Seagull talk to students and ex-students about their experiences of living in shared rental accommodation...

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    04 Oct 2018

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    Watch Bobby Seagull talk to students and ex-students about their experiences of living in shared rental accommodation while at university.
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    Shopping for citizenship: A conversation at the Citizenshop

    By Agnes Czajka, Nele Vos

    Nele Vos’s interactive installation, The Citizenshop, is also part of the ‘Who Are We?’ project at Tate Exchange....

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    18 Sep 2018

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    Nele Vos’s interactive installation, The Citizenshop, is also part of the ‘Who Are We?’ project at Tate Exchange. Agnes asked Nele what kinds of issues The...
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    06 Sep 2018

  • Women in Engineering - Interview with Robyn Moates

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    Hardware engineer Robyn discusses the highlights of her job, plus the misconceptions of her industry.
  • How did Aretha Franklin inspire the civil rights movement?

    By Leah Kardos

    Aretha Franklin's death last week saw the loss not just of a sublime singer, but also one of key figures in the US...

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    Aretha Franklin's death last week saw the loss not just of a sublime singer, but also one of key figures in the US Civil Rights movement. Leah Kardos pays...

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    Introduction to cyber security: stay safe online

    This free course, Introduction to cyber security: stay safe online, will help you to understand online security and start to protect your digital...

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    Communication and working relationships in sport and fitness

    This free course, Communication and working relationships in sport and fitness, explores the personal skills that underpin so much work in sport...

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  • Digital forensics

    Digital evidence features in just about every part of our personal and business lives. Legal and business decisions hinge on having timely data...

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    04 Dec 2018

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    Digital evidence features in just about every part of our personal and business...
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    Introducing Homer's Iliad

    This free course, Introducing Homer's Iliad, focuses on the epic poem telling the story of the Trojan War. It begins with the wider cycle of myths...

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    27 Nov 2018

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    This free course, Introducing Homer's Iliad, focuses on the epic poem telling the...
  • Making sense of mental health problems

    Over the past century there has been a radical shift in responses to people who experience mental health problems. In this free course, Making...

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    10 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    27 Nov 2018

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    Over the past century there has been a radical shift in responses to people who...
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    The psychological aspects of sports injury

    For many people sport is a way of life, so imagine the emotional distress that a sports injury can bring when it restricts someone's participation...

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    26 Nov 2018

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    For many people sport is a way of life, so imagine the emotional distress that a...
  • Infection and immunity

    In this free course, Infection and immunity, you will be introduced to infectious diseases and to the biological agents that invade our bodies and...

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    16 Nov 2018

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    In this free course, Infection and immunity, you will be introduced to infectious...
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    Discovering chemistry

    Chemistry lies at the centre of our modern life, playing a part in areas as diverse as the development of new drugs and materials, analysing our...

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    24 hours

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    14 Nov 2018

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    Chemistry lies at the centre of our modern life, playing a part in areas as...
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    The science of nuclear energy

    This free course, The science of nuclear energy, will delve into the science behind nuclear power and explain what happens inside a nuclear reactor...

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    12 hours

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    14 Nov 2018

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    This free course, The science of nuclear energy, will delve into the science...
  • Collaborative problem solving for community safety

    This free course, Collaborative problem solving for community safety, offers a range of techniques for community police officers, other community...

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    16 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    05 Nov 2018

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    This free course, Collaborative problem solving for community safety, offers a...
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