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  • Why do women have abortions?

    By Dr. Lesley Hoggart

    It's been 50 years since the Abortion Act 1967 was passed; to highlight this and The Open University's abortion...

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    30 mins

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    18 Jan 2017

  • Why do women have abortions?

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    It's been 50 years since the Abortion Act 1967 was passed; to highlight this and The Open University's abortion research we've produced a video collection on...
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    My abortion experience: Renee's story

    By Dr. Lesley Hoggart

    19-year-old Renee explains how, despite taking the morning after pill, she fell pregnant and why she opted for...

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    5 mins

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    18 Jan 2017

  • My abortion experience: Renee's story

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jan 2017
    19-year-old Renee explains how, despite taking the morning after pill, she fell pregnant and why she opted for an abortion.
  • My abortion experience: Lily's story Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    My abortion experience: Lily's story

    By Dr. Lesley Hoggart

    Aspiring dancer Lily, who is 18-years-old, explains why her choice of career was a big part of her decision to have...

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    10 mins

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    18 Jan 2017

  • My abortion experience: Lily's story

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    My abortion experience: Lily's story Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 18 Jan 2017
    Aspiring dancer Lily, who is 18-years-old, explains why her choice of career was a big part of her decision to have an abortion.
  • My abortion experience: Sienna's story Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    My abortion experience: Sienna's story

    By Dr. Lesley Hoggart

    23-year-old Sienna talks about why she chose to have an abortion after accidentally getting pregnant and how she...

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    10 mins

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    18 Jan 2017

  • My abortion experience: Sienna's story

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    My abortion experience: Sienna's story Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 18 Jan 2017
    23-year-old Sienna talks about why she chose to have an abortion after accidentally getting pregnant and how she felt after the termination. 
  • My abortion experience: Daisy's story Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    My abortion experience: Daisy's story

    By Dr. Lesley Hoggart

    In this video Daisy talks about contraception, her reasons for choosing to have an abortion and her thoughts on...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    18 Jan 2017

  • My abortion experience: Daisy's story

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    My abortion experience: Daisy's story Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jan 2017
    In this video Daisy talks about contraception, her reasons for choosing to have an abortion and her thoughts on the procedure. 
  • How do planes survive lightning strikes? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    How do planes survive lightning strikes?

    As planes carry us through the sky, they can - and do - come under attack from lightning strikes. Good design keeps...

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    18 Jan 2017

  • How do planes survive lightning strikes?

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jan 2017
    As planes carry us through the sky, they can - and do - come under attack from lightning strikes. Good design keeps us safe, though, in the City In The Sky.
  • What happens when you fall ill on a plane? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    What happens when you fall ill on a plane?

    If you get sick during a plane flight, the doctors treating you will most likely be thousands of miles away. 

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    16 Jan 2017

  • What happens when you fall ill on a plane?

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jan 2017
    If you get sick during a plane flight, the doctors treating you will most likely be thousands of miles away. 
  • How do planes take off? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    How do planes take off?

    They're massive, and heavy. And yet they fly in the air. City In The Sky gets to grips with the physics of flight.

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    16 Jan 2017

  • How do planes take off?

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jan 2017
    They're massive, and heavy. And yet they fly in the air. City In The Sky gets to grips with the physics of flight.
  • Why do planes get dumped in the desert? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Why do planes get dumped in the desert?

    Our series City In The Sky travelled to Arizona to see a plane come to its final destination.

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    16 Jan 2017

  • Why do planes get dumped in the desert?

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jan 2017
    Our series City In The Sky travelled to Arizona to see a plane come to its final destination.
  • How was the moon made, and when did it happen? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Hans

    How was the moon made, and when did it happen?

    By Professor David Rothery

    Dave Rothery shares some new thinking about our nearest neighbour.

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    13 Jan 2017

  • How was the moon made, and when did it happen?

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Jan 2017
    Dave Rothery shares some new thinking about our nearest neighbour.

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  • Returning to STEM

    This free badged course, Returning to STEM, offers useful skills and solutions to help you get back into a career in science, technology,...

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    This free badged course, Returning to STEM, offers useful skills and solutions to...
  • Visions of protest: Graffiti

    This free course, Visions of protest: Graffiti, introduces students to contrasting understandings of graffiti. It draws on a wide range of graffiti...

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  • China and the USA: cooperation or conflict?

    This free course explores the relationship between China and the United States and analyses whether China’s rapid rise will lead to greater...

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    This free course explores the relationship between China and the United States and...
  • Work and mental health

    Although being at work during periods of mental illness can be difficult for those with mental health problems, most people with these difficulties...

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  • Work and mental health

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    Although being at work during periods of mental illness can be difficult for those...
  • The value of coffee

    This free course explores the economic and cultural value of coffee. You will follow the chain of processes that connect the drink you enjoy on a...

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    This free course explores the economic and cultural value of coffee. You will...
  • In the night sky: Orion

    In this free course, In the night sky: Orion, you will explore the night sky, discover how stars formed and find out about exoplanets, all through...

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    In this free course, In the night sky: Orion, you will explore the night sky,...
  • Discovering Wales and Welsh: first steps

    This free course, Discovering Wales and Welsh, introduces you to who the Welsh people are via a brief look at history and two significant figures,...

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    13 Jan 2017

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    This free course, Discovering Wales and Welsh, introduces you to who the Welsh...
  • Software and the law

    In this free course, Software and the law, you'll look at the laws relevant to software and its use, taking a global perspective. A major part of...

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    12 Jan 2017

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    Advanced level Duration 8 hours Updated 12 Jan 2017
    In this free course, Software and the law, you'll look at the laws relevant to...
  • Introducing environmental decision making

    Many of the decisions we make have implications for our environment, particularly those concerning natural resources and waste. Taking account of...

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    24 hours

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    Many of the decisions we make have implications for our environment, particularly...
  • Learn to code for data analysis

    This free course, Learn to code for data analysis, will teach you how to write your own computer programs, one line of code at a time. You’ll learn...

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    20 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Jan 2017

  • Learn to code for data analysis

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    Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 11 Jan 2017
    This free course, Learn to code for data analysis, will teach you how to write...
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