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Paul Catley, Dr Zoe Walkington and Dr Matthew Jones

The consequences of true-life murder investigations are examined

The stories of three murder investigations and their extraordinary consequences are being told in a new three-part OU / BBC collaboration.

8th October 2019

Britain’s imports and exports discussed in three-part series

Presenters Ed Balls, Ade Adepitan and Cherry Healey delve into the hectic world of Britain’s imports and exports in a new three-part OU / BBC collaboration.

30th September 2019
Professor Dev Kodwani, His Excellency Danny Faure, President of the Republic of Seychelles, and Professor John Domingue

Quality education and lifelong learning promoted at the Pan-Commonwealth Forum

The Open University jointly hosted the ninth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning (known as PCF9), together with the Commonwealth of Learning, at the historic Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh this week (9-12 September).

16th September 2019
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Two fully-funded PhD studentships available

If the question ‘Are we alone in the Universe?’ excites you, then two fully-funded PhD studentships within the OU’s Astrobiology Research Group may be just what you are searching for.

13th September 2019
Professor Jean Hartley

Professor Jean Hartley wins British Academy of Management award

Open University Business School Professor Jean Hartley wins prestigious medal awarded for research from the British Academy of Management

3rd September 2019
Tillmann filming at Pfizer

Meet one of the stars of the International Open Diaries – Tillmann Henssler

MBA alumnus Tillmann Henssler from Germany was chosen for The Open University’s new ‘International Open Diaries’ marketing campaign this summer.

22nd August 2019
Sue Farrington Smith MBE

The leadership story of Sue Farrington Smith MBE

Siv Vangen interviewed OU alumna Sue Farrington Smith MBE, Chief Executive of the Milton Keynes-based Brain Tumour Research, to chronicle her life, career and how she became the leader of a multi-million pound charitable organisation.

23rd July 2019
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Business and Law’s high-achieving students and alumni are honoured

The Open University Business and Law Schools celebrated their highest achieving students in a joint awards ceremony in Milton Keynes on Friday 12 July.

19th July 2019
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Sue gives an inspiring account of leadership in the voluntary sector

The Chief Executive of Milton Keynes-based Brain Tumour Research spoke passionately about her life and career to illustrate inspired leadership in Milton Keynes on Tuesday 9 July.

19th July 2019

Work and Meaning

In this briefing, OUBS Academic Liz Moody explored where the meaning of work comes from and why it might be important. We will also consider what it is that leaders do (and sometimes don’t) that has an impact on how people think and feel about work.

16th July 2019

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