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Best friends John, Aled and Aled - posing outside Derwen College
OU/BBC
03 Aug 2015

OU/BBC: Life Begins Now – new documentary reveals the challenges faced by young people with learning difficulties

Leaving college and entering the real world is never easy, but for students with learning difficulties the transition raises unique challenges. As...  read more

Research
31 Jul 2015

ROSETTA MISSION: OU’s Ptolemy finds organic compounds on comet

Comet on 28 March 2015 – NavCam mosaic

Scientists at The Open University (OU) have published their first findings from Ptolemy, their gas analysis instrument on the Rosetta spacecraft’s lander...  read more

General
24 Jul 2015

OU cultural geographer becomes Fellow of British Academy

Professor Gillian Rose is among more than 40 academics recently welcomed into the British Academy The Open University’s Gillian Rose, Professor of...  read more

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Open University Underlines Research Credentials with Focus on Meeting Global Challenges  23 Jul 2015
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New OU / BBC Series: Wanted: A Very Personal Assistant  21 Jul 2015
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MCT to launch a National Centre of Excellence with the Science and Technology Facilities Council  16 Jul 2015
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BBC Documentary on Great Ormond Street Hospital returns for a third series  14 Jul 2015
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BBC Launches Interactive Personality Test About Great Britain’s Attitude to Money  13 Jul 2015
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Growing Trend for Coaching Drives Development of new Online Course  13 Jul 2015
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UPWARDS - a cutting-edge new project for global understanding of Mars  09 Jul 2015
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Research calls for renewed focus on the diverse needs of part-time students  03 Jul 2015
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A marketing perspective on cultural & commercial impacts of evolving demographics  30 Jun 2015
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New course to signpost wealth of resources for those who want to learn at work  29 Jun 2015
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From underground to outerspace: live online lecture on impact of volcanoes from OU science team  29 Jun 2015
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New Figures Highlight Concern Among MPs Over Drop in Part-Time Study  23 Jun 2015
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The Open University wins THELMA Digital Innovation of the Year award 2015  22 Jun 2015
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Debt, trust and borrowing lie at heart of new BBC/OU series  19 Jun 2015
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OU/BBC series reveals forensic science behind the capture of history’s criminals  18 Jun 2015
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Climbing the ladder: new free Open University course offers help to get ahead in the workplace  15 Jun 2015


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