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OU Space research finding ranks among world breakthroughs

Astronomy research from the STEM School of Physical Sciences (SPS) among Physics World 2016 top breakthroughs.

11th January 2017

Update:Faculty wins Athena SWAN Awards

Athena SWAN Bronze Award

We are delighted to announce that we have won further Bronze Athena SWAN awards in recognition of our ongoing commitment to gender equality. These highly prized awards recognise our commitment to promoting gender equality for all staff and students across the newly launched Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

24th October 2016

Dr Ilona Roth dispels the myths about autism

What is autism? What causes it? Will there be and, indeed, should there be a cure for autism? Senior Lecturer in Psychology Dr Ilona Roth, debunks the myths about the condition and explains how the latest research is changing our perception of autism.

12th October 2016

Prof Gwyneth Stallard celebrated for her contribution to mathematics

Ada Lovelace Day

An OU academic is to be celebrated for her contribution to mathematics at a ceremony at Bletchley Park on Ada Lovelace Day (11 October).

11th October 2016

PhD Studentships available for October 2016

The University has created 30 PhD Studentships to mark the launch of the Graduate School, with Mathematics and Statistics one of the areas in which applications are encouraged. 

22nd August 2016

The OU at New Scientist Live

22–25 September 2016 at ExCeL London

The OU's Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics are taking part in New Scientist Live

21st July 2016
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Jeremy Gray awarded Otto Neugebauer Prize

Congratulations to Jeremy Gray who has been awarded the first Otto Neugebauer Prize at the 7 ECM in Berlin.

20th July 2016
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Milton Keynes students are out of this world

On Tuesday 12th July seven teams of Year 9 students from five local schools across Milton Keynes battled it out to win the fourth annual Water Rocket Competition.

12th July 2016

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