A new 2-part OU/BBC series was shown on 3rd and 4th April. The series was commissioned for the University by OMIL, working with WELS Nominated Academics Tyrrell Golding, Dr Naomi Holford and Andy Rixon, and Media Fellow Fernando Rosell-Aquilar. In the year 2000 the BBC began filming the lives of 25 children born across the UK. As they turn 16, Professor Robert Winston and Professor Tanya Byron discover how they are being affected by huge changes in their brains and behaviour that could shape their lives forever.
11 January-15 February. Filmed over six weeks, Hospitalis the story of the NHS in unprecedented times. Edited and broadcast within weeks of filming, this timely six part series for BBC2 captures the day-to-day realities facing the NHS right now.
The School of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care's massive online open course (MOOC) 'The Lottery of Birth' will examine the inequalities of birth, with a particular focus on being rich or poor and being born male or female.
The OU/Radio 4 series "All in the Mind" returns with a new 8-part series starting Tuesday 25th October. Produced with support from our faculty, the programmes are broadcast each Tuesday at 21.00 with a repeat on the following day, Wednesday, at 15.30.
Our Social History of Learning Disability (SHLD) Research Group work regularly with the RIX Research and Media team that produced this video featuring people with learning disability who worked with Lord Rix.