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Dr David Humphreys honoured for role in international forestry
Research
29 Oct 2014

OU academic recognised for ‘pivotal’ role in sustainable forestry development

The Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) has awarded Honorary Fellow titles to two leading figures in the forestry industry, including Dr David...  read more

Research
24 Oct 2014

How to survive a zombie apocalypse

The Open University’s computing expert, Dr Neil Smith has created a programme that models a zombie apocalypse to tell us what our...  read more

Research
21 Oct 2014

NASA astronaut's mission to The Open University

Pupils from local secondary schools, academics and students had an opportunity to meet a real life NASA astronaut in a special public...  read more

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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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Researchers help uncover story behind mystery Iron Age meteorite in Hampshire  30 May 2014
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OU helps unlock mystery of supernova explosions and black holes  14 May 2014
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Tributes paid by The Open University to “inspirational” planetary scientist Professor Colin Pillinger  08 May 2014
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Older eyewitnesses make mistakes in police identity parades  07 May 2014
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New research reveals how social media can transform small business networking  23 Apr 2014
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Activities and Arts help toddlers' development  07 Apr 2014
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9 in 10 people are concerned about who can access their personal information  26 Mar 2014
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£1.5M community research project to reignite energy debate  24 Feb 2014
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PLATO space mission chosen to discover new worlds  21 Feb 2014
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Cuddles and cups of tea – major study reveals how couples make their love last  13 Jan 2014
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Bringing space into sharper focus: £1M for image sensor technology  16 Dec 2013


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