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Research Excellence Awards

The OU Research Excellence Awards recognise outstanding research and celebrate achievement within the OU research environment.

They began in 2018, followed by a special 2019 programme which featured a 50th Anniversary Prize.

Categories celebrated by the Awards are:

  • Best External Collaboration
  • Best Support for Research
  • Early Career Researcher
  • Outstanding Impact on Teaching, Curriculum and Students
  • Outstanding Research Project
  • Outstanding Impact of Research on Society and Prosperity

If you have any questions about the process, email the Research REF team. 

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Space ship orbiting earth

OU space researchers secure a share of £2 million Research England funding

The Open University’s award-winning space researchers are to benefit from significant new funding awarded by Research England’s Connecting Capability Fund (CCF) to the Space Research and Innovation Network for Technology (SPRINT) programme.

26th July 2021
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