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Research Excellence Awards

The OU Research Excellence Awards recognise outstanding research and celebrate achievement within the OU research environment.

They began in 2018, followed by a special 2019 programme which featured a 50th Anniversary Prize.

Categories celebrated by the Awards are:

  • Best External Collaboration
  • Best Support for Research
  • Early Career Researcher
  • Outstanding Impact on Teaching, Curriculum and Students
  • Outstanding Research Project
  • Outstanding Impact of Research on Society and Prosperity

If you have any questions about the process, email the Research REF team. 

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OU PhD student presents rare stars to MPs

An OU PhD student has been called to present research findings into rare kinds of stars at STEM for Britain on Thursday 4 March 2021.

3rd March 2021
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