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Research

The Open University undertakes world-leading, innovative research and development that influences policy and enriches lives. OU research ranks in the top third of all UK universities.

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Staff research profiles

Many of our staff members have extensive research profiles, with a wide variety of research interests.

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Research projects

Open University academics work with other Irish and European university partners on collaborative research projects. 

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Open Research Online

Open Research Online is The Open University's repository of research publications and other research outputs. It is an Open Access resource that can be searched and browsed freely by members of the public

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