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20 Apr 2015

Flagship project aims to unleash the potential of the UK’s historic religious buildings

Researchers at The Open University (OU) are looking for those who use and have responsibility for historic religious buildings to work with...  read more

Research
10 Mar 2015

Research on changing London borough reveals mixed reception for gentrification by its young inhabitants

Editing the short films on London

The gentrification occurring in the London borough of Hackney is just one of five themes captured in documentary films created by a...  read more

Research
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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Dust to dust: a disintegrating rocky exoplanet could unlock secrets to how our solar system was formed  17 Feb 2015
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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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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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Early bird or night owl? New free psychology app analyses brain performance  15 Jan 2015
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New Academy to Help Europe Meet Big Data Skills Gap  09 Jan 2015
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Policy Makers Must 'Get Religion' To Prevent Violence  05 Jan 2015
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Open University combines open access with research excellence  18 Dec 2014
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30 years of SME research highlights impact of the ‘digital revolution’  16 Dec 2014
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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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