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Gordon Liu

Cause-related marketing

As The Open University celebrates its 50th anniversary, Gordon Liu, Professor of Marketing Strategy, delivered his inaugural lecture on how effective corporate social responsibility strategies enhance a firm’s reputation with its key stakeholders.

9th September 2019
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Here’s why the internet will always have enough space for all our devices

It seems that every five years, news emerges that the digital sky is falling in. Back in 2010 and 2015, rumours spread that the internet would soon run out of IP addresses. Now, the regulator of Europe’s internet domains has predicted that the region’s 1.91m remaining addressees will most likely run out before 2020.

10th September 2019
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OU research shortlisted for three THE 2019 awards

Two OU projects which demonstrate the impact of OU research on boosting student retention and on increasing public interest in Art History, have been shortlisted for the Times Higher Awards 2019 and a research project officer has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to geochemical analyses.

4th September 2019
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New research grant to develop online discussion platform for the US Navy

An OU academic has received a prestigious research grant to deliver a new online discussion platform for the Office of Naval Research of the US.

3rd September 2019
Mars

Researching the effect of wind on Mars

An OU researcher has received a grant for £379,000 from the UK Space Agency to investigate the effect of wind on the landing site for the ExoMars Rover.

20th August 2019
Young man with cerebal palsy on a computer

New online interactive allows young people with life-threatening conditions to talk about sex

A new online interactive which encourages young people with life-limiting conditions to talk about sex and intimacy, is being launched this month (August 2019).

15th August 2019
Woman taking pills

Demystifying contraception

A research grant has just been awarded to an OU researcher to demystify contraception.

14th August 2019
Woman using mobile phone in car

OU researcher gives evidence on hazards of mobile phone use while driving

Dr Gemma Briggs, OU Senior Lecturer in Psychology, provided evidence for a Road Safety: driving while using a mobile phone report out today (13 August 2019).

13th August 2019
PITMS

OU research has been selected to support NASA’s return to the Moon

As the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing approaches, OU researchers announce that they are part of a team selected to support NASA’s return to the Moon.

15th July 2019
Mark Brandon

The polar oceans and global climate

As The Open University celebrates its 50th anniversary, Mark Brandon, Professor in Polar Oceanography, delivered his inaugural lecture on the polar oceans and global climate and looked ahead to what could happen during the next 50 years.

15th July 2019

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