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26 Feb 2015

New partnership opens up OU free learning to over 200K new learners worldwide

The Open University (OU) is widening access to its free educational materials even further by partnering with OERu (OER Universitas) – a...  read more

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23 Feb 2015

OU awarded funds to build remote-access laboratories

An initiative of the OU and the Wolfson Foundation

£2.7m grant to build on award-winning work creating virtual laboratories and enabling students to carry out experiments by remote control The Open...  read more

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17 Feb 2015

Dust to dust: a disintegrating rocky exoplanet could unlock secrets to how our solar system was formed

Artists impression by Maciej Szyszko

Exciting new research by astronomers at The Open University (OU) and the Universities of Warwick and Sheffield has opened up the chance...  read more

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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
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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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30 years of SME research highlights impact of the ‘digital revolution’  16 Dec 2014
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Peter Horrocks Appointed New Vice-Chancellor of The Open University  11 Dec 2014
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The Open University launches mobile toolkits to engage budding young scientists  11 Dec 2014


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