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OU researchers are supporting some of the most disadvantaged sectors of society, many of whom have felt the full impact of the pandemic.

First findings about how children are impacted by COVID-19

Research funded by the OU's Rapid Response scheme has looked at the impact of COVID-19 on children

Funding to explore the development needs of BAME leaders

Funding from the OU's Rapid Response to COVID-19 is making it possible to explore the development needs of the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) leaders

Reports call for more support for people with learning disabilities

Two reports on the effect of COVID-19 on people with learning disabilities launched on 10 December at an event: Filling the Gaps, aimed at funders and policy makers