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Pit on Comet 67P
Research
23 Jan 2015

Rosetta Mission: new results reveal comet 67P is an ‘icy dirtball’ covered in ‘goose bumps’

Scientists at The Open University (OU) have played an important role in the first results from the historic European Space Agency mission,...  read more

Research
22 Jan 2015

New research compares inequalities in UK’s child safeguarding systems

Why are children from poor neighbourhoods more likely to be subject to a child protection intervention than those living in better off...  read more

Research
15 Jan 2015

Early bird or night owl? New free psychology app analyses brain performance

A new research-focused psychology app, from The Open University (OU) and recruitment leaders Reed, will test just how well your brain performs...  read more

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OU awarded £1m to fund research into opening up education  04 Dec 2014
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Rosetta mission – OU space scientists contribute to historic comet landing  13 Nov 2014
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Learning is embracing social networks, finds new Open University report examining global trends in education  13 Nov 2014
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Rosetta mission – the countdown begins…  11 Nov 2014
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OU academic recognised for ‘pivotal’ role in sustainable forestry development  29 Oct 2014
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How to survive a zombie apocalypse  24 Oct 2014
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NASA astronaut's mission to The Open University  21 Oct 2014
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Research reveals importance of EU membership for 9 in 10 UK SME exporters  07 Oct 2014
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Open University discovers young volcanoes on Mercury  01 Sep 2014
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Research reveals half of UK small business owners relish being in charge  24 Jul 2014
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Helping dogs ‘sniff out’ cancer – OU unveils new life-changing device  30 Jun 2014
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OU researchers name crater on Mercury ‘Aneirin’ after Welsh poet  24 Jun 2014
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Scientists find new molecule that contributes to brain disease  10 Jun 2014


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