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The OU had 72% of its research assessed as 3 or 4 star in the most recent UK Research Excellence Framework (2014). The high rating indicates that the research undertaken by the OU is world-leading or internationally excellent in terms of quality, impact and environment.
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'It's About Time'

'It’s About Time’ is a joint research project by NUS Wales and The Open University in Wales exploring who studies part time, their motivations and their experiences.

'It's About Time'

Universities Wales

The Universities Wales portal  showcases examples of how Welsh universities, including The Open University in Wales, advance the world around us.
How do Welsh universities advance the world around us?

Open Research Online

Open Research Online (ORO) is the Open University's repository of research publications and other research outputs. It is an Open Access resource that can be searched and browsed freely by members of the public. 

Open Research Online

Research at the OU

Keep up to date with Open University research by visiting the Open University Research site