The Open University News Research archive - 2012


December

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Tropical trees are largest emitter of methane in their ecosystem  18 Dec 2012

October

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The Open University to investigate potential Lunar and Martian bases  22 Oct 2012
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The Open University’s YouTube channel hits 10 million views  01 Oct 2012
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Changes in Atlantic Ocean temperature affects western Amazonia climate  01 Oct 2012

September

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Taking Liberties reports business is positive about national security regulations  28 Sep 2012
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OU PhD student wins first prize at international tissue engineering conference  25 Sep 2012
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Launch of first surveillance research centre in Europe  12 Sep 2012

August

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Global movement of Open Educational Resources examined with $1.5million grant  08 Aug 2012
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Open University researchers to study minerals on Mars  03 Aug 2012
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OU researchers to open up information about the natural world  01 Aug 2012

July

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Mobile phone technology harnessed in OU project aiming to capture sharper images in space  12 Jul 2012

June

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Information and learning at immigrants’ fingertips  28 Jun 2012
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Automated system to detect infectious diseases for Olympics 2012  25 Jun 2012
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Open University aids European Space Agency and UK Industry exploration of mysterious 'dark Universe'  20 Jun 2012
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Regulating emotions key to financial trader’s success  15 Jun 2012
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Open University’s iSpot nature observation site launches in Southern Africa  12 Jun 2012

May

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Funding for Open University research to explore potential for life and habitats of Mars  18 May 2012
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Open University collaborates to develop 3D CNS tissue models  10 May 2012
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Creativity matters: The OU wins £226,000 to investigate creative citizenship  03 May 2012

April

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SME owners facing retirement struggle  16 Apr 2012
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The Open University wins £299,456 of public engagement research funding  05 Apr 2012

February

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Google gives further funding to investigate geography of the ancient world  23 Feb 2012
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The case for publishing computer source code for scientific research papers  22 Feb 2012
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3D cellular model brings powerful new approach to spinal cord injury research  20 Feb 2012

January

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Security vs privacy: OU receives £450k to investigate  31 Jan 2012
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Iconic new images of the ‘Pillars of Creation’ captured by Herschel space observatory  17 Jan 2012
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OU telescope captures breakthrough image of supernova’s status  10 Jan 2012


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