A paper by OU researchers which questions the efficacy of pregnancy apps just as experts predict a baby boom, is published in the British Medical Journal Sexual & Reproductive Health this week (6 April 2020).
Parvati Raghuram, OU Professor of Geography and Migration has just elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in recognition of her outstanding contributions to research and to the application of social science to policy, education, society and the economy.
As communities turn to music as a source of comfort in the current Coronavirus pandemic, Dr Rosemary Golding, Senior Lecturer in Music, traces history from the time of the Ancient Greeks, to explain why music, even in the virtual sense, is just “as good for the soul”.
Jacqui Gabb, OU Professor of Sociology and Intimacy does research into intimacy and family life, with particular emphasis on the contemporary dynamics of policy, professional practice and personal relationships. The necessary restrictions imposed during the Coronavirus pandemic are likely to put pressure on our relationships and family life.
Scientists from the School of Physical Sciences have been awarded £2.5 million from the Science and Technology Facilities Council to further their research into the origin and evolution of the Solar System, and to answer the age-old question: is there life beyond the Earth?