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Student and Alumni Achievement Awards 2018

The Open University Business School (OUBS) celebrated its highest achieving students and the alumni who have made an outstanding contribution to an organisation or to society at its annual awards ceremony in Milton Keynes.

29th June 2018
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‘Small is beautiful’ as Centre undertakes major research on the value of smaller charities

The Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership (CVSL) based at The Open University Business School launched research at a high-profile event in London at the start of Small Charities Week.

28th June 2018
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Data sharing app could change our everyday lives

Dr Peter Bloom speaks about the new crowdfunding campaign that has been launched to develop a safe and secure data sharing app. 

22nd June 2018
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The OU Investment Simulator has two decades in three weeks!

The Open University Investment Simulator is a new online tool developed by The True Potential Centre for the Public Understanding of Finance.

21st June 2018

All views needed for Menopause in the Workplace study

We have been working with a range of organisations to address the menopause taboo and implement changes in workplaces. But we still know very little about how people feel about menopause at work, who is affected and how.

21st June 2018
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Researchers collaborate with India on empowering methodologies

OUBS researchers have received funding to define and develop the concept of ‘empowering methodologies’ in the postcolonial, globalised context of India.

14th June 2018

Sky’s the limit for OU Student Entrepreneurship Competition winner

MBA (Technology Management) student Claudio Marturano scooped £5,000 as the clear winner of the OU Student Entrepreneurship Competition.

13th June 2018
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Financial experts fire up the crowd at evening lecture in London

A decade after the global financial markets went into meltdown, our academics were joined by other invited experts to discuss the current precarious situation in ‘Is the world going quants mad? Lessons from financial experts and history’ on Tuesday 5 June.

12th June 2018

Doubt, depression, anxiety – just some of the problems plaguing the veterinary profession

Mental health issues, alcohol and drug abuse, a high incidence of stress and suicide, excessive staff turnover rates, and a failure to adapt to the increasing demographic dominance of women. These are all serious challenges facing the veterinary profession in the UK.

21st May 2018
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Day 86, Year of #Mygration: Diversity, migrant entreprenuership and socio-economic inclusion

Recent social and political events (i.e. Brexit, government policies) have affected media’s representations of migrants by either demonizing them or victimizing them. However, an important fact often overlooked is the economic contribution that migrants offer to the host country.

17th May 2018

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Upcoming Events

Oct 17

Student Hub Live (SHL) event: Academic Writing 101

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 19:00 to 20:30

Online with Student Hub Live

Oct 24

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace Webinar

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 12:30 to 13:00

Jun 27

11th International Critical Management Studies Conference

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 09:00 to Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 17:00

The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

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