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FASS History Academics Awarded Funding for Community Research and Engagement Project

Dr Richard Marsden, Lecturer in History, with Sarah Roberts of the OU in Wales and partner Linc Cymru, have been successful in their bid for funding for a community research and engagement project with participants in Blaenau Gwent (South Wales).

7th February 2020
Shonil and Ale photo at launch event

International Development and Inclusive Innovation in Astrobiology OU

A £6.7m investment from Research England in OU’s Astrobiology research group has enabled transdisciplinary collaborations at the OU and FASS academics are delighted to be part of the collabrations.

5th February 2020
Our coast poster

New OU/BBC Series: Our Coast

Starting on Friday 7 February a new four-part OU/BBC series “Our Coast” begins on BBC Two at 8:30pm

3rd February 2020
Secret in the Museum

New OU/BBC Series: Secrets of the Museum

Starting on Thursday 6 February, a new six-part OU/BBC series “Secrets of the Museum” airs on BBC Two at 8pm.

3rd February 2020
Travel Euroland with Ed Balls poster

New OU/BBC Series: Travels in Euroland with Ed Balls

Starting on Thursday 23rd January a new 3-part weekly OU/BBC series ‘Travels in Euroland with Ed Balls’ will be shown on BBC2 at 9pm.

21st January 2020
Cornwall: Fishing Life poster

New OU/BBC Series: Cornwall: This Fishing Life

On Tuesday 7th January, a new OU/BBC TV series ‘Cornwall: This Fishing Life’ will be shown on BBC2 at 8pm.

3rd January 2020
Green originals: Photo by Pixabay from Pexels

New OU/BBC Series: Green Originals

From Monday 6th January, a new OU/BBC Radio series ‘Green Originals’ will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 at 1.45pm daily Monday-Friday for 3 weeks.

3rd January 2020
A modern Christmas Carol. BBC/Scott Free/FX Networks

Why Christmas Ghost Stories Have Such Enduring Appeal

Dr Sally O’Reilly, Lecturer in Creative Writing writes for The Conversation about the popularity of ghost stories at Christmas.

19th December 2019
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New OU/BBC Series: Inside the Supermarket

On 7th November a new OU/BBC Inside the Supermarket begins on BBC1 at 8pm (except BBC1 Wales).

30th October 2019
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New OU/BBC Series: Autumnwatch 2019

From Tues 29th October – Fri 1st Nov 2019, a new 4 part OU/BBC series “Autumnwatch” will broadcast live on BBC2 at 8pm.

23rd October 2019

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