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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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EU Horizon Europe £2.7M research funding to manage extremism

An OU researcher is leading an international team which will develop new tools to manage extremism.

22nd September 2023
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Calls for more ethical fieldwork in space research

A paper from AstrobiologyOU researchers calling for endorsing an ethical approach to fieldwork has been published in Nature Astronomy.

21st September 2023
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OU to host conference on disability research

Valuable insights on disability research, will be shared at the OU’s Exploring Equitable Research Careers for Disabled Researchers conference, hosted online on Thursday 21 September.

18th September 2023

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