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14 Aug 2018

We know there is water on Mars – what next?

The age old question of whether Mars has ever supported life is the focus of the latest research from scientists at The...  read more

Research
23 Jul 2018

OU-led project awarded funding to improve access to cancer care in East Africa

The Open University has been awarded nearly £700,000 by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to lead an East Africa-India-UK research...  read more

Research
23 Mar 2018

“Mount Etna is sliding into the sea and it’s unstoppable,” says OU academic

Scientists at The Open University have discovered that the most active volcano in Europe, Mount Etna, is on the move, sliding en...  read more

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New guidance challenges myths on sex and relationships for young people with limited lifespans  01 Dec 2015
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Sea-level rise from Antarctic collapse may be slower than suggested  19 Nov 2015
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Alzheimer’s Funding Boost for Open University Scientist  08 Oct 2015
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Online affairs can be addictive, new OU study finds  02 Oct 2015
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New biodegradable materials could replace plastic bags  02 Oct 2015
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Irish and UK researchers find new evidence of significant water flow on The Red Planet  30 Sep 2015
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ROSETTA MISSION: Ptolemy sniffs next piece of the comet puzzle  15 Sep 2015
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Europlanet 2020 project launches new era of planetary collaboration in Europe  15 Sep 2015
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The Open University wins grant to create a new National Centre for Policing Research and Professional Development  04 Aug 2015
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ROSETTA MISSION: OU’s Ptolemy finds organic compounds on comet  31 Jul 2015
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MCT to launch a National Centre of Excellence with the Science and Technology Facilities Council  16 Jul 2015
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UPWARDS - a cutting-edge new project for global understanding of Mars  09 Jul 2015
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The Open University hosts International Conference on Technology Policy, and Innovation  12 Jun 2015
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Best-loved toys are the ones children humanise, OU research reveals  04 Jun 2015


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