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yesterday at 17:01. Facebook
Happy Bank Holiday weekend! We'll respond to queries until 8pm tonight, from 9am to 5pm on Saturday and reopen at 8am on Tuesday. Have a good one.
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yesterday at 08:06. Facebook
C is for Ceremonies! Huge congrats to those graduating at Exeter Cathedral or Croke Park in Dublin today. Don't forget to share your photos with #OU_Ceremonies on social media and we'll share some of them.

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C is for Ceremonies Huge congrats to those graduating at Exeter Cathedral
Ruth Williams
Rebecca Clark
Marion Brown
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04/27/2017 at 11:09. Facebook
25 years after becoming the first female Speaker of the House of Commons, a new online exhibition celebrates the career of former OU Chancellor Betty Boothroyd in archive footage, audio clips and images.

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25 years after becoming the first female Speaker of the House of
George Armstrong
Margaret Swain
Hiromizu Itoh
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04/27/2017 at 10:40. Facebook
Could technology ever replace a GP? Would you prefer to explain your symptoms to an app than a doctor? And what are the pros and cons?

Digital healthcare expert Professor ShaileyMinocha explains...
Could technology ever replace a GP Would you prefer to explain your

Could an app replace a trip to the doctor? – OU News

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Matthew James Lee Caiati
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04/27/2017 at 09:00. Facebook
Today is #LoveMK Day and what’s not to love about this place? Here’s our Milton Keynes campus looking beautiful this spring.
Anne Mounsdon
Susan McNicol
Richard Tagart
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04/27/2017 at 08:21. Facebook
For #LoveMK Day join us on a speedy tour of our Milton Keynes campus...
David Humble
Gill Simpson
Alan Carter
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04/26/2017 at 18:07. Facebook
Join academics from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences for a lively online debate next Wednesday: Brexiting: Why, How and Where Now?

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Tina Berner
Tina Berner
Michaela Renz
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04/25/2017 at 12:26. Facebook
A is for #OUAcademics but which one was given a black eye by a penguin?

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A is for OUAcademics but which one was given a black eye by a penguin
Robert Zmiejko
Judith Clarke
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04/25/2017 at 09:19. Facebook
Twenty internet points to the first person to spot the heron hidden in this pic...

Juggling work/life/study is never an easy task. We're incredibly lucky at the MK campus to have sights like this just a two minute walk away, so getting out for a quick 10-minute walk is always an enticing prospect.

How do you strike a balance?
Twenty internet points to the first person to spot the heron hidden in this pic
Damien Heaney
Valentin Fadeev
Joki Sanna
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04/25/2017 at 08:45. Facebook
Here's your 15-minute warning klaxon! Student Hub Live, focusing on exam prep and giving your study an MOT, is starting soon!

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Heres your 15minute warning klaxon Student Hub Live focusing on exam prep
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04/24/2017 at 18:25. Facebook
If you’ve already been contacted to take part in the National Student Survey but it’s slipped off your ‘to do’ list, there’s still time!

Make sure your voice is heard - your views about the OU are important to us and to future students.

The survey closes at the end of April [ Socsi.in Link ]
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04/24/2017 at 12:28. Facebook
OU Neuropathologist Dr Payam Rezaie thinks that a new wonder-drug could represent a 'significant step forward' in the fight against degenerative diseases like Alzheimers and Parkinson's:
OU Neuropathologist Dr Payam Rezaie thinks that a new wonderdrug could represent

Scientists Hope Wonder-Drug Will Halt Alzheimer's And Parkinson's In Their Tracks

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Susan Scott
Claire Kawamoto
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04/23/2017 at 14:15. Facebook
Don't sit and stress about exams alone, join Student Hub Live at 10am on Tuesday for some practical preparation tips.

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Dont sit and stress about exams alone join Student Hub Live at
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Samuel Bleyen-Nielsen
Nebala Al
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04/23/2017 at 09:05. Facebook
Confused by the French elections?

Dr Richard Heffernan explains the path to becoming President of France:

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Wasiu Giwa
Shawn Shawcross
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04/23/2017 at 08:43. Facebook
Watching the #LondonMarathon and feeling inspired to get more active? Have a read of Dr. Karen Howell's advice on how to get started and the vast potential benefits exercise can have on your mental health:

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Watching the LondonMarathon and feeling inspired to get more active Have a
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If the post-Brexit honeymoon is over and real living standards are falling, asks Professor Richard Murphy, is the UK's economic outlook the real reason behind the general election?
If the postBrexit honeymoon is over and real living standards are falling

Did the economic outlook encourage a snap election?

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Ricky Evans
Sarah Wicks
Hugh Robert Otterburn
"There are clear potential benefits for the Conservative Party in holding a general election now, but it is very hard to see how this is in the national interest."

Andrew Defty gives four reasons why he feels a snap election isn't in the national interest:
There are clear potential benefits for the Conservative Party in holding a

Four reasons why the election is bad for the UK

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Edward Lafferty
Andy Huggins
Andy Hutchcraft
In advance of the #LondonMarathon, #OUAcademic Dr. Karen Howells examines just why exercise is so good for our mental health:

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In advance of the LondonMarathon OUAcademic Dr Karen Howells examines just why
Darren Lawson
Wasiu Giwa
John Hall
What impact will Brexit have on our national identity, the environment and the economy?

These are just some of the issues 14 OU academics will be debating over at Student Hub Live on Wednesday 3rd May from 10am. This is an interactive online discussion which means that everyone has the opportunity to get involved. We hope you can join us!

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Want to contribute to the future of space science?

Now's your chance; a small group of OU students are crowdfunding to build a Mars Rover. They've designed a prototype but now need your help in turning it into the real thing!

Follow the link to find out how you can help: [ Socsi.in Link ]