The Open University News Archive - 2011


December

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Recent recession led to fewer job losses than the recession of the 90s  22 Dec 2011
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Open University to launch arthritis course for healthcare professionals  21 Dec 2011
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Today’s gaming enthusiast is older than you think, finds Open University research  19 Dec 2011
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Open University announces postgraduate fee levels and non-UK undergraduate fee levels  09 Dec 2011

November

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Open University undergraduate fees in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales remain unchanged  24 Nov 2011
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Student film makers get creative with climate change message  18 Nov 2011
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All your Open University news in one tidy place with our new App  10 Nov 2011
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Vice-Chancellor welcomes committee's emphasis on widening participation  10 Nov 2011
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Pelagios: An Information Superhighway for the Ancient World  08 Nov 2011
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Future looks bright for scheme to spread IT insight among teachers  07 Nov 2011
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Open University research advances cancer treatment  04 Nov 2011
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A new report recommends Britain has a Plan B  01 Nov 2011

October

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Open University welcomes the new fairer part-time study repayment system  26 Oct 2011
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Socio-economic dynamics are key to addressing climate change  24 Oct 2011
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Open University research provides insight into nerve function  21 Oct 2011
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Delve deeper into the Frozen Planet with The Open University  20 Oct 2011
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The eyes have it: computer-inspired creativity  19 Oct 2011
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Scheme to enhance IT teaching gets a £2.5million boost  19 Oct 2011
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Open University identifies ancient depiction of childbirth found at Etruscan site in Tuscany  19 Oct 2011
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SMEs call on Government to ‘get the economy right’ to boost employment  17 Oct 2011
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Open University joins European space search for dark matter  06 Oct 2011
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Open University student discovery changes understanding of Stonehenge  04 Oct 2011
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40M OU on iTunes U downloads show a marked change in user behaviour - 70 per cent of visitors now download straight to iOS devices  03 Oct 2011

September

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OU develops new full-text search engine to aid research scholars  30 Sep 2011
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Open University partners with Waitrose to support employee development  30 Sep 2011
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Revelations from Mercury - expert comment on the first findings of NASA's MESSENGER probe  30 Sep 2011
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Africa education project receives global accolade  28 Sep 2011
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Great British design  22 Sep 2011
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Shock & Awe: The Story of Electricity  22 Sep 2011
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The Open University receives ‘highly commended’ in regional construction awards  22 Sep 2011
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Open University appoints Commercial Director  21 Sep 2011
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Joint OU and Birkbeck response to the HE White Paper  21 Sep 2011
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Acclaim for OU’s “citizen scientist”, honored with national award  19 Sep 2011

August

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Stay one step ahead of hackers with new Open University course  22 Aug 2011
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The Open University continues to see a rise in the number of young students  18 Aug 2011
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The Open University stays in the top three for student satisfaction for the seventh consecutive year  17 Aug 2011
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Cherie Booth QC appointed as a visiting Professor by The Open University Law School  05 Aug 2011

July

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Nicholas Crane explores the character of towns  26 Jul 2011
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The Open University announces new fees of £5,000 in England  20 Jul 2011

June

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Open University refocuses computing programmes to address IT skills gap  10 Jun 2011

May

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Open University engineering degrees receive IMechE accreditation  25 May 2011
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New technology to help young children's reading  23 May 2011
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Businesses should be rewarded for innovation  19 May 2011
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Open University research on dung fungus sheds light on pre-Incan populations in Bolivia  17 May 2011
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Open University supports Race Online 2012  11 May 2011
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Open University to host new Agilent Centre of Excellence in Comprehensive Chromatography  09 May 2011
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Business Nightmares with Evan Davis  05 May 2011
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Small manufacturers show the most positive growth in Britain’s SME sector  03 May 2011

April

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Citizen science project reveals unexpected evolutionary change in snails  28 Apr 2011
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STEREO turns its steady gaze on variable stars  19 Apr 2011
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OU project awarded $750,000 to improve US college completion rates  08 Apr 2011
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Expert comment: Japan magnitude 7 earthquake and tsunami  07 Apr 2011
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Destination Titan tells moving story of one man’s personal space odyssey  07 Apr 2011
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Would you make a good eyewitness? Have a go with the OU's new PhotoFit app  05 Apr 2011
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Open University Law students win national mooting tournament  04 Apr 2011

March

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Expert Comment on the Private Member’s Bill on Alcohol Advertising  30 Mar 2011
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Open University programme for BBC FOUR wins broadcast award  30 Mar 2011
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New research questions benefits of biofuels  30 Mar 2011
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Open University student plans to cycle 3,000 miles while studying for two degrees  29 Mar 2011
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Open University unlocks reading experiences from five centuries  17 Mar 2011
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Research challenges prevailing view on the causes of past climate change  17 Mar 2011
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Expert comment: Japan earthquake and tsunami  11 Mar 2011
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Giving children the power to be scientists  10 Mar 2011
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Restorative justice policy and research too narrow, says report  08 Mar 2011
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First ever UK Cyber Security Champion selects Open University course as prize  08 Mar 2011
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Open University Business School voted fifth educational Business Superbrand  08 Mar 2011

February

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Oldest dated material from Amazon establishes climate and biodiversity link  24 Feb 2011
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Pelagios: Mapping the culture of antiquity online  11 Feb 2011
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The Open University & CIO Executive Council Partner to Educate Future CIOs  10 Feb 2011
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ITT Gold Award for OU course that brings the design studio to your home computer  08 Feb 2011

January

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OU and World Health Organization to work together to address health needs in Africa  26 Jan 2011
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Survey reveals clear signs of small firms emerging from recession  24 Jan 2011
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Open University marks 40th anniversary of first broadcast on the BBC  03 Jan 2011


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