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22 Jan 2016

Toxic air fumes in aircraft – experts urge definitive investigation

Academics examining the research on toxic air fumes in aircraft cabins say that governments and industry need to look closely at the...  read more

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21 Jan 2016

Research to investigate why the UK’s IT crowd fails to keep women in its ranks

The lack of women working in highly-skilled roles in the UK’s IT sector, contrasting with the employment scene in India, is set...  read more

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18 Jan 2016

New learning tool enables pupils to address “tricky topics”

A new tool and activities to enhance learning, particularly amongst low ability pupils, has been developed by OU academics and will be...  read more

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