#OUResearch - the last 50 years

Find out about some key people who made contributions to research at the OU over the last 50 years, as well as some of the pivotal moments.

Read Spotlight on OU Research that shaped the last 50 years

#OUResearch - the next 50 years

The future of policing, the rise of extremism, the possibility of living in outer space and of having virtual carers in later life, are all areas that OU research investigates.

Read our Spotlight on Research that is shaping the next 50 years

Our future research talent

A key focus of the future of OU research is its PhD students. Our Graduate School encompasses a community of around 900 postgraduate research students: some on campus in Milton Keynes and others around the globe and linked through the Affiliated Research Centre programme.

In the Postgraduate Research Experience Survey 2019, the OU was in the top quartile for student satisfaction.

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OU academic to speak at the Tate Modern on the role of research in international solidarity

An OU academic is to highlight the role of research in strengthening solidarity between people with different experiences when she speaks at the Tate Modern, London this week (Thursday 23 January 2020).

20th January 2020
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