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Influential women scientists in chemistry

Influential women scientists in chemistry Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Oct 2014
Women have played a significant role in the areas of chemistry, the environment and health. Here are just a few examples.

Obtaining graphene from graphite

Obtaining graphene from graphite Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Sep 2014
Discover how graphene, the thinnest material known, can be extrated from graphite, a form of carbon

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Test kits for water analysis

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Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 07 Feb 2014
This unit steps outside the laboratory to look at some examples of analytical procedures being carried out in the field using commercial test kits....

Drug development process: combating pain

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Drug development process: combating pain
Masters level Duration 2 hours Updated 23 Jan 2014
The unit provides a brief introduction to the process of new drug discovery; from identification of a suitable candidate drug molecule to the...

Introduction to polymers

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Masters level Duration 20 hours Updated 20 Jul 2011
This unit examines the use of polymers and demonstrates how the properties of polymers are controlled by their molecular structure. You will learn...

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Certificate of Higher Education in Natural Sciences

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Certificate of Higher Education in Natural Sciences Copyrighted image Credit: Irochka | Dreamstime.com Updated content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 21 Oct 2014
Are you fascinated by life’s big questions? Are you thinking about studying for a degree? The Certificate of Higher Education in Natural Sciences...

Certificate of Higher Education Open

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Duration 1200 hours Updated 21 Oct 2014
If you’re keen to try university study and want to keep your options open, this certificate course is ideal. It’s part of our unique Open...

BA/BSc Open degree

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Duration 3000 hours Updated 21 Oct 2014
Over 40 per cent of OU students who graduate do so with an Open degree. It’s a statistic we’re proud of – the BA/BSc Open is one of the most...