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Mars seen by Curiosity. NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

Plan to bring back rocks from Mars is our best bet for finding clues of past life

Sitting with 200 people at the International Mars Sample Return Conference in Berlin recently to discuss the feasibility of bringing samples back from Mars to Earth, I remember the first such conference in Paris ten years ago

1st May 2018

Day 86, Year of #Mygration: Diversity, migrant entreprenuership and socio-economic inclusion

Written by Dr Cinzia Priola, Senior Lecturer at the Open University.

1st May 2018

Day 85, Year of #Mygration: Making Sense of Migration in Northern Ireland in the light of Brexit

Written by Leslie Budd, Reader in Social Enterprise at the Open University.

30th April 2018
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Exploring technologies to improve how citizens and the police work together to keep us safe

Researchers at The Open University (OU) have received a £1 million Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC) grant to improve the way members of the public and authorities such as the police work together.

27th April 2018

Day 84, Year of #Mygration: Understanding the Greek citizenship reform (2010-2015)

By Dimitris Christopoulos, Professor at the Department of Political Science and History, Panteion University of Athens

27th April 2018
Guardian awards 2018 poster

OU wins two categories in Guardian University Awards

The Open University (OU) has won the teaching excellence and digital innovation categories in the Guardian University Awards 2018.

25th April 2018

Day 81, Year of #Mygration: What is belonging and why does it matter in the age of diversity?

Written by Marco Antonsich, Department of Geography, Loughborough University.

24th April 2018

Day 80, Year of #Mygration: Interdisciplinary Belonging Symposium

Simon Lavis reflects on the Interdisciplinary Belonging Symposium which took place at The Open University on 18/19 April 2018.

23rd April 2018

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