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Research
23 Feb 2015

OU awarded funds to build remote-access laboratories

£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

Research
17 Feb 2015

Dust to dust: a disintegrating rocky exoplanet could unlock secrets to how our solar system was formed

Artists impression by Maciej Szyszko

Exciting new research by astronomers at The Open University (OU) and the Universities of Warwick and Sheffield has opened up the chance...  read more

Research
10 Feb 2015

Research reveals the pain and relief of ‘Losing Political Office’

What happens to politicians who have lost political office? Does it matter to anyone other than those immediately affected? Recent research published...  read more

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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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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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