The Early Career Researcher award in the OU’s Research Excellence Awards 2019, was presented to Dr Koula Charitonos, Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies, for her research which examines ways in which technology-enhanced professional learning can be considered a driving force for the capacity building needed to solve global challenges.
As The Open University celebrates its 50th anniversary, Paul Lawrence, Asa Briggs Professor of History, delivered his inaugural lecture on how a historical approach to criminal justice contributes to contemporary understandings of crime and justice.
A film that uses sound to explore how it can help people to deal with changes in their environment and their lives, has been shortlisted for the 2019 Arts & Humanities Research Council Research (AHRC) in Film Awards.
An Open University PhD student has developed a resource that utilises illustrated narratives (also referred to as “refugee comics”) to build public awareness about the mental health damage to people detained with no time limit in immigration removal centres in the UK.
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.
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.
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.