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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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Libra, Iran and the potential end of cryptocurrencies as we know them

Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, libra, is being heralded as the moment that cryptocurrencies and blockchain, the technology that supports them, become truly mainstream. More importantly, it gives legitimacy to the idea that cryptocurrencies and blockchain are here to stay. And, as I have argued in my research, must be taken seriously, not least by regulators.

3rd July 2019
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The Business and Law Festival 2019

As part of the ongoing 50th celebrations of The Open University, the Business and Law Schools are holding a series of events in July.

28th June 2019
Inside the Bank of England

Money talks – Inside the Bank of England

It has been a tumultuous year Inside the Bank of England as a new OU/BBC collaboration is sure to demonstrate.

27th June 2019
Professor Eddie Abbott-Halpin, Paul Catley (Head of the OU Law School), Professor Chris Newman and Professor Simon Lee

Business and Law’s involvement in research group is out of this world

This major three-year project starting in December 2019, led by Dr Karen Olsson-Francis, a Senior Lecturer in the STEM faculty, aims to help address fundamental questions about life beyond the Earth.

26th June 2019
The Open University launches scholarship fund

The Open University launches scholarship fund to support carers

The Open University has this week launched The Carers Scholarships Fund, which will provide 50 UK-based carers with a full fee-waiver scholarship of up to £18,000 to study an OU course of their choice. To ensure young adult carers are encouraged to apply, 15 places have been reserved for those between the ages of 18-28.

12th June 2019

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