OU research which will transform how rape investigations are conducted has just been awarded £570,000 by The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime, who are hosting this National Police Chiefs Council led and Home Office funded programme.
Dr Catriona Havard from the OU’s Forensic Cognition Research Group argues we’re not as good as we think we are at matching faces and explains her research to make human facial recognition less error-prone and potentially damaging.
Research by OU space academics to measure radiation’s impact on satellite telescopes promises to deliver more precise pictures of the Universe by making it easier to correct the damage protons cause to the images they capture.
The OU has been ranked sixth globally out of 89 higher education institutions for overall postgraduate research student satisfaction in the national survey of research students announced on 4 November 2021.
UK chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled his autumn budget as the nation wrestles with recovery at the tail end of the COVID pandemic, supply shortages and a mounting crisis in the cost of living. Our panel of experts react to what has been announced.