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Biology

Surface Anatomy

In this course, Professor Claire Smith (Brighton and Sussex Medical School) teaches us about surface anatomy. We begin by: (i) understanding what surface anatomy exactly is, and how it relates to other studies of the human body, and how variation...

5 lectures

0:31:47

Prof. Claire Smith

Sussex University

Psychology

Parapsychology – Poltergeists

In this course, Professor Ciarán O’Keeffe (Buckinghamshire New University) explores poltergeists. In the first lecture, we think about how to define a poltergeist and the characteristics of its activities. In the second lecture, we think about a...

6 lectures

0:54:54

Professor Ciarán O'Keeffe

Buckinghamshire New University

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

US Politics – The Gender Gap

In this course, Dr Tessa Ditonto (Durham University) explores the gender gap in US Politics and electoral behaviour. In the first module, we introduce the concept of the gender gap and discuss how this relates to turnout in US elections. Then, in...

5 lectures

0:31:43

Dr Tessa Ditonto

Durham University

Biology

Brain Imaging

In this course, Professor Karl Friston (University College London) discusses brain imaging. Brain imaging is a field that revolutionised neuroscience, since it is extremely powerful at detecting various functionalities of the brain, and especially...

4 lectures

0:47:07

Prof. Karl Friston

UCL

Mathematics

Solving Equations I – Edexcel GCSE (1MA1): Foundation Tier

In this course, Professor Keith Ball (University of Warwick) explores solving equations, covering Topics A17-A18 in the Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Mathematics (1MA1) Specification for Foundation Tier. In the first mini-lecture, we give an...

4 lectures

0:41:54

Prof. Keith Ball

Warwick University

Classics & Ancient History

Tacitus: The Death of Claudius (Annals 12)

In this course Professor Chris Whitton (University of Cambridge) explores Book 12 of Tacitus’ Annals. In the first lecture, we provide an introduction to Tacitus’ Annals itself, as a work of history and literature. The following three modules each...

6 lectures

1:17:28

Prof. Christopher Whitton

Cambridge University

Psychology

Issues and Debates – Historical Debates

In this course, Dr Metodi Siromahov (University College London) explores some historic debates in psychology. In the first lecture, we think about the history of the free will versus determinism debate and the origins of psychological theory. In...

8 lectures

1:11:19

Dr Metodi Siromahov

UCL

Government & Politics

Pan-Africanism

In this course, Dr William Ackah (Birkbeck, University of London) explores Pan-Africanism across four key themes. In the first module, we consider how we might define Pan-Africanism, outlining its different manifestations, historical development,...

6 lectures

0:41:05

Dr William Ackah

Birkbeck College, London

Mathematics

Properties and Constructions I – Edexcel GCSE (1MA1): Foundation Tier

In this course, Professor Jason Lotay (University of Oxford) discusses topics G1-G6 in the Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Mathematics (1MA1) Specification for Foundation Tier. In the first mini-lecture, we cover the conventional terms and notations...

6 lectures

1:05:29

Prof. Jason Lotay

Oxford University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Messianic Prophecies

In this course, Dr James Carleton Paget (University of Cambridge) explores Messianic Prophecies in the context of the New Testament. In the first module, we introduce the function of scriptural proofs, and important citations in the Gospels of...

5 lectures

0:53:13

Dr James Carleton Paget

Cambridge University

Classics & Ancient History

Tacitus: The Death of Agrippina (Annals 13-14)

In this course Professor Christopher Whitton (University of Cambridge) explores Books 13-14 of Tacitus’ Annals, focusing in particular on Nero’s murder of his mother, Agrippina. In the first lecture we introduce Tacitus and the Annals in general,...

8 lectures

1:30:16

Prof. Christopher Whitton

Cambridge University

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