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Hospital - group shot of the doctors and other hospital staff (BBC Use)

'Hospital' - six part BBC documentary

11 January-15 February. Filmed over six weeks, Hospital is the story of the NHS in unprecedented times. Edited and broadcast within weeks of filming, this timely six part series for BBC2 captures the day-to-day realities facing the NHS right now.

10th January 2017

ESRC Grand Union Doctoral Training Partnership

The Open University sees success as one of the collaborating research organisations in an ESRC-funded Grand Union Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP).

22nd November 2016
World painted on pregnant mother's stomach

The Lottery of Birth - 20th February 2017

The School of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care's massive online open course (MOOC) 'The Lottery of Birth' will examine the inequalities of birth, with a particular focus on being rich or poor and being born male or female.

14th November 2016
Simon Binner

‘Simon’s Choice: How to Die’ wins at the 2016 Grierson Awards

We are delighted to announce that our BBC co-production ‘Simon’s Choice: How to Die’ won Best Documentary on a Contemporary Theme (Domestic) at the 2016 Grierson Awards.

9th November 2016

An inspiration to other student nurses

Congratulations to Open University student nurse, John Edwards who was awarded Outstanding Learner of the Year at Health Education Wessex Shine Awards on 20th October 2016.

31st October 2016
mental health word cloud

All in the Mind - Radio 4

The OU/Radio 4 series "All in the Mind" returns with a new 8-part series starting Tuesday 25th October. Produced with support from our faculty, the programmes are broadcast each Tuesday at 21.00 with a repeat on the following day, Wednesday, at 15.30.

26th October 2016

OU Nursing in TOP TEN for student satisfaction

We are delighted by the verdict of our students on the quality of support for learning and practice on our innovative, work-based route into nursing.

7th September 2016
Video still of Lord Rix

Lord Rix tribute - a 30 year association with the OU

Our Social History of Learning Disability (SHLD) Research Group work regularly with the RIX Research and Media team that produced this video featuring people with learning disability who worked with Lord Rix.

7th September 2016
Medal Quest game image

Sport and Fitness team design Medal Quest

Can you help a talented child athlete make it all the way to the Olympic finals?

5th August 2016

New MOOC: Spanish for beginners

Have you ever visited Spain and wished you spoke some Spanish to interact with the locals and understand more of the country? Have you ever travelled to Central or South America and been fascinated by the language, the people and their cultures? Have you always wanted to find a way into the food, music, cinema or literature of the Spanish-speaking world?

This new mooc is now available free from Future Learn

31st July 2016

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Apr 22

Inspirational speakers programme for French Studies - Dr Sura Qadiri

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 20:00 to 21:00

LAL Common room

Contact: Emilia Wilton-Godberfforde

Jul 20

Is young people's care gendered? International perspectives

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 14:00 to 17:00

This webinar is free to attend and will be delivered online using Microsoft Teams.The link to the webinar will be sent prior to the event.

Contact: Geraldine Boyle

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