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Stock market crashes linked to higher rates of suicide – new research

Tomasz Piotr Wisniewski, Professor of Finance, The Open University Business School, co-authors an article about research into the correlation between stock market crashes and rates of suicide.

13th September 2018

Improving the governance of European public agencies

Professor Edoardo Ongaro led the preparation of the proposal and is on the steering committee of the ‘Co Production and Co Governance: Strategic Management, Public Value and Co Creation in the Renewal of Public Agencies across Europe’ project, or COGOV for short.

23rd August 2018

Baseline Survey Report published: Implementing the Transformation of Police Training, Learning and Development

The ‘Implementing the Transformation of Police Training, Learning and Development’ Project released their Baseline Survey Report this week. The project is led by the London Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC), working in collaboration with The Open University’s Centre for Policing Research and Learning.

23rd August 2018

Day 150, Year of #Mygration: Migrants as Agents for Change - Cosmopolitanism

Migrants may choose to build either ethnic social capital or cross-cultural social capital. Their migration journey, reception upon arrival and thereafter, educational attainment and cultural competences will also affect how they engage with public institutions in their countries of destination.

7th August 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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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
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Engaging with businesses about climate change and environmental sustainability

Researchers from The Open University and the University of Oxford are developing new ways to engage the owners and managers of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with the challenges of climate change.

18th April 2018
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True Potential PUFin shortlisted for GED Awards 2017

We are very pleased to announce that The True Potential Centre for the Public Understanding of Finance (True Potential PUFin) at The Open University Business School has been nominated for the Research Award.

18th October 2017
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Elite Business Schools join forces to strengthen leadership development for the voluntary sector

The Open University Business School and Cass Business School, University of London, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work collaboratively to further expand the provision of online leadership development for the voluntary sector.

25th October 2016

Pensioners could lose due to government's secondary annuity proposals

The government aims to extend the new pension freedoms to those who have previously bought an annuity by allowing pensioners to sell their annuities from April 2017. However an independent study published by The Open University Business School, suggests there are fundamental barriers to effective competition for secondary annuities that are likely to prevent pensioners getting a fair deal, and that current government proposals appear insufficient to address this.

1st June 2016
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