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10 Sep 2014

Leading Hollywood stars offer new insights into Shakespeare’s great plays in upcoming OU / Sky Arts series

The Open University (OU) has joined forces with leading arts television channel Sky Arts to bring viewers ‘My Shakespeare’ – a new...  read more

General
10 Sep 2014

Baroness Lane-Fox installed as sixth Chancellor of The Open University

Martha Lane Fox and VC Martin Bean

Co-Founder of LastMinute.com and digital pioneer, Baroness Lane-Fox of Soho, has become the sixth Chancellor of The Open University (OU). Martha Lane...  read more

General
01 Sep 2014

Open University discovers young volcanoes on Mercury

Bright deposits around a 400km line of explosive volcanic vents

Violent volcanic eruptions on the planet Mercury happened much more recently than previously believed, new research from The Open University reveals. Published...  read more

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