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Research funding for Open-Oxford-Cambridge Doctoral Training Programme

Future OU postgraduate research has been recently awarded just over £200,000 funding for the next cohort of the Open-Oxford-Cambridge (OOC) Doctoral Training Programme.

1st December 2023
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How to get someone out of a cult - and what happens afterwards

No one ever sets out to join a cult. At the beginning it looks like the group will meet some need or ideal. For most people it seems to work initially - at least somewhat.

1st December 2023
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£650k funding secured for OU trust in forensic science project

A team led by The Open University has successfully secured a funding grant worth £657,922 for a project investigating trust in forensic science.

22nd November 2023
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The Open University’s OpenSTEM Labs awarded Queen’s Anniversary Prize

The Open University has been awarded a prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize for its OpenSTEM Labs initiative.

22nd November 2023
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OU research informs “Docutubes” to promote religious tolerance

OU researchers are working with groups of young people aged 12-22 year across the world on the making of short films to promote religious tolerance.

10th November 2023
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Afraid to talk about death

Researchers at The Open University are opening up the conversation about death, discussing end of life and bereavement to enable people to make better decisions and support others.

10th November 2023
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How to craft a research project with external partners and publics

Professor Richard Holliman in the OU’s Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, has contributed to a Nature podcast that explores how university researchers can engage with non-academic collaborators through research.

18th October 2023
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£2M research project decolonises how peace is taught in Africa

OU researchers are leading a £2.1M project funded by the Arts & Humanities Council aimed at decolonising peace education in Africa.

12th October 2023
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Researchers call for scrutiny of employment leave for early pregnancy endings

OU researchers have highlighted the need for the scrutiny of any new proposals around employment leave for early pregnancy endings.

6th October 2023
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New OU research platform invites collaboration on societal challenges

A new OU research platform is open for collaboration on some of the most important challenges of our time.

3rd October 2023

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