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  • Innovation Caucus

    Professor David Wield, Open University
    24 April 2017

    Professor David Wield invited to join group of 66 leading scholars helping to shape the development of sustainable innovation-led economic growth.

  • TESS-India Success at Guardian Awards

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    12 April 2017

    TESS-India's innovative approach and inspiring use of partnerships team sees off stiff competition to win the International Projects category.


  • Internet of Things: Smart Remote Solar PV Lab

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    20 March 2017

    Seed funding from the Royal Academy of Engineering's GCRF Frontiers of Engineering for Development  will help untap potential of solar energy in India.

  • Universal Goals, Devolved Powers: The Sustainable Development Goals and the UK’s Response

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    17 March 2017

    New report calls for a fundamental shift in how governments and citizens work together: from ‘doing to’ to ‘doing with’.


  • Harnessing Gamification to Promote Sustainability

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    15 March 2017

    How do you get donors to engage rather than simply hand over their cash? Mongoose, a new initiative championed by the OU, aims to try.

  • OU Joins IMISCOE

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    10 March 2017

    OU joins Europe's largest interdisciplinary research network in the field of migration, integration and diversity studies.

  • Refugee Movements and Education: Shaping the OU’s Response

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    3 March 2017

    As the number of displaced people reaches a record high, Migration Working Group leads the OU's response to the crisis.

  • OU-Led Project Awarded £510,690

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    24 February 2017

    New project will investigate the power of international distance education to generate equitable access to students from across Africa.


  • Speed-Networking Leads to New Bids

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    20 February 2017

    Three applications for internal funding have been approved by the Research and Academic Strategy Office following the first Open IDEAS event. 


  • HEIF Funding Success

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    16 February 2017

    HEFCE grant will allow OU to build on educational intervention strategy with migrants and refugees.