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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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Day 85, Year of #Mygration: Making Sense of Migration in Northern Ireland in the light of Brexit

The reasons why part of the eligible population of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union (EU) are manifold and complex. The more insightful studies suggest an interplay of nationalism, socio-economic, political, cultural, identify and belonging factors.

17th May 2018

Using virtual reality technology to tackle hate and extremism in England

The Open University has received funding to research, pilot and evaluate the use of virtual technology (VR) to combat extremism among vulnerable young people.

15th May 2018
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Money for nothing? The pros and cons of a ‘basic income’

The recent news that the Finnish Government will not be expanding its trial which provided 2,000 unemployed people with a state-supplied basic income has sparked fresh debate on the topic.

14th May 2018

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Upcoming Events

Apr 25

OUBS Frankfurt Alumni Networking Dinner

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 19:00 to 22:00

HOEFCHEN CHINESE RESTAURANT Kaiserhofstrasse 18-20, Frankfurt. Telefon 069 20018424

May 23

OUBS Frankfurt Alumni Networking Dinner

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 19:00 to 22:00

Indigo Indisch Restaurant, Taunusstr. 17, 60329, Frankfurt am Main Telefon (0)17 43357096

May 29

Empowering Methodologies in Management Research Conference

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 10:30 to Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 15:00

Michael Young Building, The Open University Business School, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

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