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Jenna Mittelmeier

OU Early Career Researchers awarded

The Early Career Researcher Awards in the OU Research Excellence Awards 2018 were presented to two early career researchers whose research is already having significant global impact.

12th July 2018

OU researchers awarded for outstanding research project

Research which made it possible to orchestrate the first ever landing on a comet in order to investigate its environment, has won The Outstanding Research Project category in the OU Research Excellence Awards 2018.

12th July 2018
Shailey Minocha and team

OU researchers awarded for outstanding impact on society

Research which investigated how wearable monitoring technologies can contribute towards supporting active and healthy ageing, has won The Outstanding Impact of Research and Prosperity category in the OU Research Excellence Awards 2018.

12th July 2018
Giles Mohan

OU academics awarded for Outstanding Contribution to Research

The 2018 Outstanding Contribution to Research at The Open University Award was presented to Professor Giles Mohan, OU Chair of International Development, this month for research which spans 25 years and focuses on African development.

12th July 2018
Photo of part of the refugee camp known as 'the Jungle'

Day 137, Year of #Mygration: Behind the Tarpaulin

OU alumna, Heidi McCafferty, shares her experience of volunteering in what was formerly known as 'the Jungle', a camp once home to 8000 refugees in Calais, France

12th July 2018
Poster for Black Panther 2018

Day 136, Year of #Mygration: Journeys in Afrofuturism

Open University PhD student, Daniel Haslam, from the OU's Faculty of Business and Law, introduces us to the art term 'Afrofuturism', and highlights a podcast he recently listened to that impacted his understanding

11th July 2018
COMPAS Oxford Logo

Day 135, Year of #Mygration: Knowledge Brokers in Migrant Third Sector Organisations

The Open University and Oxford University are working in collaboration to hold a free interactive workshop to address the brokering role of refugee and migrant front-line staff in the migration third sector

10th July 2018

Day 134, Year of #Mygration: Celebrating the Greek Orthodox Community of Milton Keynes

As we continue to use our Year of Mygration to celebrate the diversity of Milton Keynes, home of The Open University, Dr Fidele Mutwarasibo from the OU attended a Festival organised by the Greek Orthodox Community of Milton Keynes yesterday

9th July 2018
Organisational logos

Day 133, Year of #Mygration: Groundbreaking OU project to tackle hate & extremism

Dr Peter Bloom, Head of the Department for People and Organisations at the OU is heading up a groundbreaking new project designed to combat extremism among young people, funded by Google and the London-based thinktank the Institute of Strategic Dialogue

6th July 2018
African Diaspora Day photo from promotional poster

Day 132, Year of #Mygration: African Diaspora Day in Milton Keynes

As we continue to celebrate the diversity and multiculturalism of Milton Keynes, home of The Open University, today we bring you details of African Diaspora Day, organised by the Global Outreach Foundation tomorrow and Saturday

5th July 2018

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