The Open University News Archive - 2016


August

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The Open University and KPMG launch joint apprenticeship services  17 Aug 2016
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Countdown to start of Europe's first MOOCs for academic credit  11 Aug 2016
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Research to test value of fitness technology for elderly  10 Aug 2016
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Students continue to rate The Open University highly  10 Aug 2016

June

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The Online Business Exchange: 48 hrs to upgrade your business skills for free  27 Jun 2016
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Exceptional student and alumni achievements honoured at The Open  27 Jun 2016
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Executive Dean of the Open University Business School appointed Vice-President (academic), European Foundation for Management Development  23 Jun 2016
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New Director for OU’s Business Development Unit  07 Jun 2016
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Open University honours legal pioneer Baroness Brenda Hale  06 Jun 2016
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Research will examine citizen impact of Smart Cities  02 Jun 2016

May

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Pensioners could lose out as government's secondary annuity proposals unlikely to fix fundamental market flaws  31 May 2016
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Major UK universities to award degree course credit through MOOCs for the first time with FutureLearn “Programs”  26 May 2016
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Film captures themes of cutting edge relationships research  20 May 2016
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Open University resources to boost water projects in Ethiopia  19 May 2016
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Science in the Stadium: Everton FC kick off science initiative  11 May 2016
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OU geographer among Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) honours  09 May 2016
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Mars: Boiling water could be carving slopes into the planet’s surface  03 May 2016

April

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New home for OU News  28 Apr 2016
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Almost half of us experience a ‘life crisis’  28 Apr 2016
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Mumsnet founders honoured by The Open University  25 Apr 2016
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OU expertise to boost Europe-wide anti-cheating system  14 Apr 2016
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OU scoops top global awards for innovation and open education  01 Apr 2016

February

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OU Business School launches Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership  29 Feb 2016
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Sir Simon Hughes joins the OU as Head of Public Affairs  15 Feb 2016
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OU/BBC documentary tells the poignant personal story of a choice to die  09 Feb 2016

January

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Toxic air fumes in aircraft – experts urge definitive investigation  22 Jan 2016
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Research to investigate why the UK’s IT crowd fails to keep women in its ranks  21 Jan 2016
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New learning tool enables pupils to address “tricky topics”  18 Jan 2016
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OU research could slash energy bills in Milton Keynes  06 Jan 2016


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