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A man in a protective suit and mask in a large sewer took a sample of water for analysis

Detecting Sars-Cov2 in sewerage systems

A research project which will develop a system to detect coronavirus in sewerage systems has received funding from the OU’s Rapid Response to Coronavirus scheme.

9th February 2021
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New research grant to recreate music from the past

OU researchers have received funding to construct a digital historical archive of the European musical world by using innovative artificial intelligence.

4th February 2021
GRA 0115, William Augustus Brewer Bookplate Collection, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press, Newark, Delaware.

Exploring the use of intelligent chatbots in debates

A research project which will allow people to debate with artificial intelligence chatbots called Argumentation Bots or ArguBots has just received funding.

4th February 2021
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First findings about how children are impacted by COVID-19

Research funded by the OU’s Rapid Response scheme has looked at the impact of COVID-19 on children.

1st February 2021
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Funding to explore the development needs of BAME leaders

Funding from the OU’s Rapid Response to COVID-19 is making it possible to explore the development needs of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) leaders.

27th January 2021
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New study on the impact of COVID-19 on access to higher education

A new study into the impact of COVID-19 on access to higher education in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs) has received funding from the OU Rapid Response scheme.

26th January 2021
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OU space expertise to analyse food waste powders

OU expertise which has led to the development of mass spectrometers used to monitor space environments will now be used to analyse food waste powders.

26th January 2021
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Improving the trustworthiness of autonomous systems

Research which will improve the ability of autonomous systems to make decisions has received new funding.

15th January 2021
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New study to enhance the impact of technologies for hospice residents

The OU Rapid Response to COVID-19 funding scheme has made it possible to enhance the use of technologies in a hospice during the pandemic.

13th January 2021
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Researching the impact of COVID-19 on the future workplace

A project which is assessing the future workplace as a result of COVID-19 has received funding from the OU’s Rapid Response scheme.

11th January 2021

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