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TOTEM LATAMAT reaches Hexam Abbey

Together for our planet

As the doors open to COP26, we spotlight some of the relevant work from FASS academics looking to make a difference in a world striving to tackle climate change.

27th October 2021
UK Parliament Week logo in purple font

OU Politics launches Changemakers guide for UK Parliament Week 2021

As part of this year’s UK Parliament Week, The Open University is working in collaboration with the UK Parliament and the Political Studies Association to launch a Changemakers guide – a step-by-step guide to making political and social change, from the initial stages of planning and research, to getting your MP on board, and other ways of having an impact, such as through social media.

15th October 2021
Professor Giles Mohan - Fellow Academy of Social Sciences

A Fellowship call for Professor Giles Mohan

Professor Giles Mohan’s contributions to development studies have been recognised this month with the conferring of a Fellowship from the Academy of Social Sciences.

13th October 2021
SSGS magazine cover

The second edition of SSGS Magazine has landed

FASS has just launched the second issue of its annual SSGS Magazine, offering staff, academics and students an insight into some of the cutting-edge work taking place across the eight disciplines in the School of Social Sciences and Global Studies. 

11th October 2021
Dr Gemma Briggs behind Teal background with ‘Winner O2RB Excellence in Impact Award 2021’

Celebrating prestigious FASS Research Impact win for Dr Gemma Briggs

Dr Gemma Briggs, Head of Discipline in the School of Psychology & Counselling has won an O²RB Excellence in Impact Award 2021 for her research on the dangers of hands-free phone use.

7th October 2021
THE Awards shortlisted entry 2021

Pioneering Counselling CPD shortlisted for THE award 2021

Most successful OU CPD, created by Professor Naomi Moller and Dr Andreas Vossler is shortlisted for a Times Higher Education Award 2021.

1st October 2021
Jun Tiburcio with Totem Latamat

Religious Studies Professor supports Indigenous voices at COP26

Professor of Religious Studies Graham Harvey supports Indigenous voices at COP26 with TOTEM LATAMAT, which tours the country this autumn.

29th September 2021
A woman stood in a darken hallway of stacked movie reel containers.

The OU and BFI – a new partnership creates short courses on films and media

The Open University (OU) and British Film Institute (BFI) have announced a new partnership, with three stand-alone short courses aimed at those with a keen interest in film and the media.

9th September 2021
Actor Richard E Grant with arms outstretched

FASS Co-pros spotlighted on newly launched Broadcast and Partnerships website

Our new Broadcast and Partnerships website showcases all activity stemming from our unique relationship with the BBC, FASS co-productions feature prominently on the site.

24th August 2021
Fiona Monahan

Creative Writing student Fiona wins major “emerging writer” competition with her module assignment

Creative Writing student Fiona Monahan has been selected by the inaugural Genesis Jewish Book Week Emerging Writers' Programme as one of ten emerging writers in the UK.

17th August 2021

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