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Biology

Drug Discovery and Development

In this course, Dr Matthew Ivory (Cardiff University) discusses the entire process of drug development and discovery. How do scientists go through this journey? We begin by: (i) discussing lead compounds, molecules with some desired biological...

5 lectures

0:43:41

Dr Matthew Ivory

Cardiff University

Government & Politics

UK Politics – Rob Burley on Politics and the Media

This course takes the form of a series of questions put to Rob Burley, a political journalist and former Editor of the BBC’s live political programmes. In the first module we ask, “Do traditional media sources continue to play a role in shaping...

10 lectures

0:33:38

Mr Rob Burley

Political Media

Mathematics

Pythagoras: The Real Story

In this course, Dr Piers Bursill-Hall (University of Cambridge) debunks the myths of Pythagoras and the Pythagorean theorem. In the first mini-lecture, we learn about the Pythagoreans, a religious cult supposedly following the teachings and...

7 lectures

1:13:58

Dr Piers Bursill-Hall

Cambridge University

Mathematics

Graphs I – Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Mathematics: Foundation Tier

In this course, Professor Keith Ball (University of Warwick) gives an introduction to graphs, covering topics A8-A10 in the Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Mathematics Specification for Foundation Tier. In the first mini-lecture, we provide motivation...

7 lectures

0:50:00

Prof. Keith Ball

Warwick University

Psychology

Issues and Debates – WEIRD Populations

In this course, Professor Ciarán O’Keeffe (Buckinghamshire New University) explores research with WEIRD and non-WEIRD populations. In the first lecture, we think about what a WEIRD population is. In the second lecture, we think about altruistic...

4 lectures

0:29:35

Professor Ciarán O'Keeffe

Buckinghamshire New University

Psychology

Child Psychology – The Impacts of Advertising

In this course, Dr Cathal O’Siochru (Liverpool Hope University) explores the impact of advertising on children. In the first lecture, we think about how much advertising children are exposed to and the impacts it might have. In the second lecture,...

5 lectures

0:59:23

Dr Cathal O'Siochru

Liverpool Hope University

Classics & Ancient History

Ovid: Heroides

In this course, Professor Sharon Marshall (University of Exeter) explores Ovid’s Heroides. In the first module, we think about the relationship between Ovid’s version of the myths of Penelope, Briseis and Dido, and the ‘original’ versions found in...

5 lectures

0:53:07

Dr Sharon Marshall

Exeter University

Psychology

Parapsychology – Psychic Criminology

In this course, Professor Ciarán O’Keeffe (Buckinghamshire New University) explores the role of psychic involvement in criminal investigations. In the first lecture, we think about how to define psychic criminology and the involvement of psychics...

4 lectures

0:34:24

Professor Ciarán O'Keeffe

Buckinghamshire New University

Psychology

Research Methods – Qualitative Methods

In this course, Dr Philippa Carr (University of the West of England) explores qualitative methods. In the first lecture, we think about what qualitative methods are and how they differ from quantitative methods. In the second lecture, we think...

5 lectures

0:56:05

Dr Philippa Carr

University of the West of England

Psychology

Aggression – Explanations for Aggression

In this course, Dr Eduardo Vasquez (University of Kent) explores explanations for aggressive behaviour and tendencies. In the first lecture, we think about some brain structures which are responsible for regulating aggressive behaviour. In the...

5 lectures

0:43:48

Dr Eduardo Vasquez

Kent University

Psychology

Memory – Remembering and Forgetting

In this course, Dr Ashok Jansari (Goldsmiths, University of London) explores the processes of remembering and forgetting. In the first lecture, we think about what memory is and how it can be conceptualised. In the second lecture, we think about...

5 lectures

0:53:21

Dr Ashok Jansari

Goldsmiths, University of London

Psychology

Environmental Psychology – Territorial Behaviours

In this course, Dr Jérémy Lemoine (University of East London) explores concepts of territorial behaviours and personalisation in the workplace. In the first lecture, we think about what personalisation and territorial behaviours are, as well as...

5 lectures

0:32:49

Dr Jérémy Lemoine

University of East London

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