VIDEO: Walk Your Worries Away!
Did you know that walking can actually make you worry less? Join Dr Jen Wild as she tells us about some of the amazing mental health benefits that walking can bring.
PODCAST: Why are we searching for water on the moon?
It may be the closest planetary body to the Earth, but we still have a lot to learn about the Moon...Dr Katherine Shirley tells us why she's part of a space mission that's looking for lunar water.
ANIMATION: Seabird monitoring - witnesses in the wild
Penguins and other seabirds are under threat. But how can you successfully monitor their populations when they live in hard-to-reach places, such as Antarctica? Watch the animation, and find out how YOU can get involved in this research!
VIDEO: Disappearing Bugs
In this episode of LOCKDOWN WALKS meet some of the local bugs that sadly might not be here for much longer...
PODCAST: Has lockdown made me bad at sleeping?
Trouble sleeping? A different sleeping pattern? Weird and vivid dreams? You're not alone...Lockdown has had an impact on many people's sleep, as Prof Colin Espie explains...
ANIMATION: Coping with voices: Being with people
Our hope is that this animation inspires more conversations about hearing voices, because nobody should be hearing nasty voices alone.
VIDEO: Meet Your Bird Neighbours
How well do you know your bird neighbours? Become better acquainted in this episode of 'Lockdown Walks', with Oxford biologist Joe Woodman!
PODCAST: Do all lions sound the same?
We can tell each other apart by our voices, but what about lions? Do they have unique RRROARS? Join us for an African adventure in this episode of 'The Big Questions Podcast'.
ANIMATION: Understanding COVID-19 transmission, informing control
Tackling a previously unseen pathogen - like the one that causes COVID-19 - is like piecing together a puzzle. So how do scientists go about solving the puzzle, and why are data analysis and modelling so important?
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