Open-Eyed and Laughing

Here’s a new year treat!  An animation by Daniel Rowe entirely made up of rectangles. Since this is not an audio podcast – you will need to go to the site to see it – but it is definitely worth it! Daniels…

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Are you a New Generation Thinker?

Are you an early career researcher based in a UK Research organisation? If so, why not apply to the 2016 New Generation Thinkers Scheme (NGT) run by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and BBC Radio 3. New ideas, new voices,…

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UN resolution 2249 – now what?

The west vs ISIS: a new stage A UN resolution will intensify the war against ISIS. Such an outcome carries three grave risks, says Paul Rogers, Professor of Peace Studies at Bradford University in this post which first appeared on Open…

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Thinking: a free introduction. Free university level course

Author David Eggars says ‘For many years, watching the cost of traditional higher education spiral ever higher, I have thought there should be some alternative.  Coudn’t there be a free university , some communal effort to share knowledge whereby no…

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