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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
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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
Man's hands in handcuffs

OU academic calls on Youth Select Committee to “be bold and brave”

An OU academic is calling for the UK Government to prioritise the role of inequality and poverty, of illicit drug markets and to inject more funding into youth services when he provides evidence to the Youth Select Committee this week (Friday 12 July).

11th July 2019
Simeon Barber

New miniature scientific laboratory to search for water on the Moon

As the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing approaches, OU researchers are building a miniature laboratory to search for water on the lunar surface.

10th July 2019
Plane and drone

Research to combat effects of drones on air travel

An OU researcher has received funding for a solution to combat the effects of drones on the safety of air travellers and on businesses.

8th July 2019
Cori Gauff smashes through first two rounds at Wimbledon. Andy Rain/EPA.

Cori Gauff: the support network behind 15-year-old who beat Venus Williams at Wimbledon

Until recently, it seems likely that only dedicated tennis fans had heard of Cori Gauff: the second youngest winner of the Junior French Open in 2018, she was one to watch – but it’s unlikely anyone predicted just how fast her star would rise.

8th July 2019

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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
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