The Open University News Archive - 2015


July

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OU cultural geographer becomes Fellow of British Academy  24 Jul 2015
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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

June

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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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The Open University hosts International Conference on Technology Policy, and Innovation  12 Jun 2015
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New BBC/OU series goes on the beat with London’s Metropolitan Police  05 Jun 2015
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Best-loved toys are the ones children humanise, OU research reveals  04 Jun 2015
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Dementiaville: New OU / Channel 4 series explores latest thinking in dementia care  03 Jun 2015
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OU’s teacher education programme in India wins innovation award  02 Jun 2015

May

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Former Vice-Chancellor, Sir John Horlock  26 May 2015
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International award for OU Emeritus professor who combines the technical with the social  21 May 2015
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Innovative OU programme gives boost to mentoring nurses  21 May 2015
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The Open University recognised for its ‘outstanding’ impact on diversity  18 May 2015
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Research from The OU Business School reveals why organisations should tap into the values of employees  15 May 2015
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€15 million boost for European astronomy  06 May 2015

April

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New BBC/OU series delves into British waste bins to find out the truth about rubbish  28 Apr 2015
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BBC/OU Series wins coveted prize in Learning on Screen Awards  24 Apr 2015
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New OU Vice-Chancellor calls for action on part-time study  23 Apr 2015
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Open University Business School invites local business leaders to attend Business Network Breakfast Briefing  22 Apr 2015
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Flagship project aims to unleash the potential of the UK’s historic religious buildings  20 Apr 2015

March

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Personal qualities are more important than gender in support services for vulnerable young men, Open University research concludes  26 Mar 2015
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The Open University celebrates the International Year of Light 2015  25 Mar 2015
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The Open University helps honour a year of MK business achievement at annual awards  17 Mar 2015
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Together is better - Cranfield and The Open University team up  15 Mar 2015
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Research on changing London borough reveals mixed reception for gentrification by its young inhabitants  10 Mar 2015
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The Open University joins partnership to promote social justice in Milton Keynes  09 Mar 2015
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Milton Keynes partners stage landmark Future Cities Conference  04 Mar 2015
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The Open University Business School celebrates 25,000 MBA graduates in 25 years  03 Mar 2015

February

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New partnership opens up OU free learning to over 200K new learners worldwide  26 Feb 2015
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OU awarded funds to build remote-access laboratories  23 Feb 2015
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Dust to dust: a disintegrating rocky exoplanet could unlock secrets to how our solar system was formed  17 Feb 2015
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Research reveals the pain and relief of ‘Losing Political Office’  10 Feb 2015
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OU Rosetta scientists collaborate with international fragrance-maker Givaudan to apply mission know-how to the analysis of scents  09 Feb 2015
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The pains and pleasures of digital in business  05 Feb 2015
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BBC/OU Series takes cameras behind the scenes at the House of Commons in run up to landmark General Election  03 Feb 2015

January

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Rosetta Mission: new results reveal comet 67P is an ‘icy dirtball’ covered in ‘goose bumps’  23 Jan 2015
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New research compares inequalities in UK’s child safeguarding systems  22 Jan 2015
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BBC/OU Series Reveals the Real Life of Pupils Excluded from School  20 Jan 2015
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Beagle 2 Lander Found on Mars  16 Jan 2015
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Early bird or night owl? New free psychology app analyses brain performance  15 Jan 2015
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Workers "Close to Burn Out" in Pursuit of Pay Rise and Promotion  12 Jan 2015
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New Academy to Help Europe Meet Big Data Skills Gap  09 Jan 2015
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Open University and social partners get boost to support access to Higher Education  08 Jan 2015
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Policy Makers Must 'Get Religion' To Prevent Violence  05 Jan 2015


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