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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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OU recognised for health and inequalities in THE Impact Rankings 2021

The Open University (OU) has been recognised in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2021 for its impact towards creating a sustainable future.

27th April 2021
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