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As the COVID-19 pandemic puts the focus on literacy and numeracy in home-schooling, OU researchers have developed technologies to also help families learn about the natural environment.
The final report of the cross-party Youth Violence Commission (YVC), launched today (Monday 13 July 2020), calls for long-term investment in Violence Reduction Units to keep young people safe.
A project which will join up conversations about future technologies between communities which tend to be marginalised and industry partners has just got funding.
OU researchers have received funding to develop smart manufacturing processes for Space materials.
A new report out this week (6 July 2020), makes recommendations to improve the mental health of emergency responders.
An OU academic is leading the expert panel strand of a new research project to consider the impacts of COVID-19 on the self-employed in the UK.
As the haymaking season begins, an OU PhD student is researching the importance of getting the timing of hay cutting right.
Researchers have discovered that sulfide is an energy source that works in the bitter cold of Canada and could help microorganisms to grow on Mars.
An OU research project into the experiences of asylum seekers and refugees during COVID-19 lockdown, finds that many have endured similar situations before.
Researchers have discovered a green glow around Mars, reported in Nature Astronomy this week (15 June 2020).
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