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Research-informed teaching

Our teaching is inspired by the internationally excellent and world-leading research being conducted at the OU.

The results of the Research Excellence Framework 2014 show our research is both world-leading and has impact in the real world, informing our teaching and our knowledge exchange with academic and non-academic partners and the public.

The OU is at the forefront of research into learning technologies which has resulted in award-winning teaching and learning facilities and tools to analyse and improve learning, many of which directly benefit our students. Examples are:

News & articles

Simeon Barber

New miniature scientific laboratory to search for water on the Moon

As the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing approaches, OU researchers are building a miniature laboratory to search for water on the lunar surface.

10th July 2019
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Upcoming Events

Sep 10

Cause-related marketing

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 15:00 to 16:00

Berrill Lecture Theatre, Walton Hall, Open University, MK6 7AA

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