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The United Nations PRME initiative receives our ongoing support

The United Nations (UN) Global Compact initiated the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) in 2008. OUBS signed-up in 2011 and the Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) became a signatory in 2020.

9th February 2021
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The Open University and North Yorkshire Police Partnership – Delivering flexible and innovative police education to a twenty-first century police workforce

The Open University Business School has partnered with North Yorkshire Police (NYP) to collaboratively design and deliver the new Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship (PCDA) and Degree Holder Entry programmes.

8th February 2021
The Great Work Reset

The Great Work Reset

Circumstances are right for meaningful and fundamental change in the world of work. But what will that change look like – and what role will HR play in it? The People Space and The Open University Business School are partnering throughout 2021 to highlight the issues and suggest how HR can help work to become radically better. Siân Harrington and Katie Jacobs report

5th February 2021
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Two new heads are better than one

There are two new Heads of School in the Faculty of Business and Law (FBL). Professor Siv Vangen became Head of the Business School this week, while Professor Hakeem Yusuf will join the OU as Head of the Law School at the start of April.

4th February 2021
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It’s a ‘Return to Brexit’ in The Bottom Line

A new eight-part series of the OU/BBC collaboration The Bottom Line on Radio 4, presented by OU honorary graduate Evan Davis, starts on Thursday 4 February.

3rd February 2021
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Join some of the world’s leading thinkers at The Polymath Festival

The OU is the headline sponsor for a two-week multi-session virtual experience which starts on Monday 1 February, aimed at those interested in the future of education, the future of work and in lifelong learning.

29th January 2021
Anna Hopkins

Dr Anna Hopkins joins the POP team

Dr Anna Hopkins joined Policing Organisation and Practice Team as a Lecturer in November 2020

28th January 2021

The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine: openness and collaboration to tackle the world’s problems

The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine received regulatory approval for emergency use from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) on 3 December. This came only months after a team of researchers led by Professor Zhang Yongzhen in Wuhan in early January made the genome sequence of Covid-19 publicly available.

22nd December 2020
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Hilary connects with a global audience

Following the recent publication of her blog by Wonkhe Dr Hilary Collins, Senior Lecturer in Corporate Programmes with OUBS Executive Education, has been interviewed on ‘The experience of teaching during a pandemic’ as part of the Expert Talks for Cumulus Connects.

22nd December 2020
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BLOG: Building Resilience in Pandemic Times

Social entrepreneur, MBA alumna and member of the OU Business School’s Alumni Council Dr Zoe Lawson discusses how to build resilience during the pandemic. 

22nd December 2020

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