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18 Dec 2014

Open University combines open access with research excellence

The Open University’s (OU) results in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) published today (Thursday 18 December) demonstrate world leading research excellence in...  read more

Research
16 Dec 2014

30 years of SME research highlights impact of the ‘digital revolution’

The digital revolution and the recent growth of mobile technologies have been key drivers of change for SMEs over the past three...  read more

Research
04 Dec 2014

OU awarded £1m to fund research into opening up education

Image from the Personal Inquiry project. Photographer Chris Vale

The Open University (OU) has been awarded a major grant from The Leverhulme Trust to enable 18 new PhD scholarships to drive...  read more

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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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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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