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  • Should the NHS have been better prepared for the cyber-highwaymen? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Edward Viles / British Library

    Should the NHS have been better prepared for the cyber-highwaymen?

    By Conor Deane-McKenna

    The Wannacry malware attack which locked down vital systems throughout much of the NHS on Friday was preventable,...

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  • Should the NHS have been better prepared for the cyber-highwaymen?

    Should the NHS have been better prepared for the cyber-highwaymen? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Edward Viles / British Library New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 May 2017
    The Wannacry malware attack which locked down vital systems throughout much of the NHS on Friday was preventable, explains Conor Deane-McKenna.
  • Election days: 1779 - Save Britain from crisis! Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Library Of Congress

    Election days: 1779 - Save Britain from crisis!

    Following the death of MP Sir Simeon Stuart, 'Cato' circulated a flier imploring those who could vote to save Britain...

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  • Election days: 1779 - Save Britain from crisis!

    Election days: 1779 - Save Britain from crisis! Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Library Of Congress Updated content
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    Following the death of MP Sir Simeon Stuart, 'Cato' circulated a flier imploring those who could vote to save Britain from what appeared to be terminal...
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    Dementia Awareness Week

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    Dementia Awareness weeks runs from 14th-20th May; know the signs, help those who are affected and get vital...

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  • Dementia Awareness Week

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    Dementia Awareness weeks runs from 14th-20th May; know the signs, help those who are affected and get vital information on this debilitating...
  • OpenMinds - Talk: Shall I Compare Thee? Poetry, Education, Seduction

    Join us at The Open University, in the Berrill Theatre and online as Professor Richard Danson Brown explores poetry,...

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  • OpenMinds - Talk: Shall I Compare Thee? Poetry, Education, Seduction

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    Join us at The Open University, in the Berrill Theatre and online as Professor Richard Danson Brown explores poetry, comparison and education. 
  • Exodus: The videos Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    Exodus: The videos

    A collection of clips from our award-winning programme Exodus: Our Journey To Europe, which explored first-hand the...

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  • Exodus: The videos

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    A collection of clips from our award-winning programme Exodus: Our Journey To Europe, which explored first-hand the reasons why people make the choice to...
  • Thinking Allowed 2017 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Thinking Allowed 2017

    OU/BBC's Thinking Allowed puts the focus on the latest thinking about how society works. Read exclusive academic insights from The Open University...

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  • Thinking Allowed 2017

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    OU/BBC's Thinking Allowed puts the focus on the latest thinking about how society works. Read exclusive academic insights from The Open University every week...
  • A Time To Live - Extended Interviews Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University

    A Time To Live - Extended Interviews

    What would you do if you found out you had a terminal illness? Hear more from some of the people in 'A Time to...

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  • A Time To Live - Extended Interviews

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    What would you do if you found out you had a terminal illness? Hear more from some of the people in 'A Time to Live' as they discuss their experiences...
  • Anita : 'A Time to Live' - Extended Interview Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University

    Anita : 'A Time to Live' - Extended Interview

    Anita, featured on the co-production 'A Time to Live', discusses her experiences of being diagnosed with a...

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  • Anita : 'A Time to Live' - Extended Interview

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    Anita, featured on the co-production 'A Time to Live', discusses her experiences of being diagnosed with a terminal illness. 
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    Cindy : 'A Time to Live' - Extended Interview

    Cindy, featured on the co-production 'A Time to Live', discusses her experiences of being diagnosed with a...

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  • Cindy : 'A Time to Live' - Extended Interview

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    Cindy : 'A Time to Live' - Extended Interview Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 12 May 2017
    Cindy, featured on the co-production 'A Time to Live', discusses her experiences of being diagnosed with a terminal illness. 
  • Jolene : 'A Time to Live' - Extended Interview Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University

    Jolene : 'A Time to Live' - Extended Interview

    Jolene, featured on the co-production 'A Time to Live', discusses her experiences of being diagnosed with a...

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  • Jolene : 'A Time to Live' - Extended Interview

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    Jolene, featured on the co-production 'A Time to Live', discusses her experiences of being diagnosed with a terminal illness. 

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    This free course, 'Land grab': an environmental issue?, explores how environmental...
  • An introduction to information security

    As part of a review of content, this course will be deleted from OpenLearn on 18 May 2017. It has been replaced by the new course 'Information...

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  • Crossing the boundary - analogue universe, digital worlds

    How does the computer's peculiar binary world of digital entities differ from our analogue world of colour, sound, taste and touch? This free...

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    How does the computer's peculiar binary world of digital entities differ from our...
  • Changing cities

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    Urban processes are increasingly held to be responsible for causing a variety of...
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    There is a widespread perception in the West that we live in a secular age, an age in which religion is at best an optional extra, if not a false...

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    There is a widespread perception in the West that we live in a secular age, an age...
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    This free course, Collaborative problem solving for community safety, offers a range of techniques for community police officers, other community...

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Environment

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Environment Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 25 May 2017
    How can we best think about and live sustainably within natural and built...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Counselling

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    The value of counselling to improve well-being and quality of life is increasingly...

    CertHE in Business Management (Sport and Football)

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    Why study the arts? Apart from sheer enjoyment, these subjects give you an...

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    As well as being fascinating and intellectually rewarding, the study of...

    DipHE in Business Management (Sport and Football)

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    This certificate provides a broad introduction to health sciences, exploring some...

    Top-up BSc (Honours) Computing and IT Practice

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    If you work in computing and IT and have already completed a foundation degree or...

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    This certificate will introduce you to business and management and help you to...

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