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Nessa O'Mahony

OU academic publishes new book: Metamorphic: 21st century poets respond to Ovid

Nessa O’Mahony, Associate Lecturer at The Open University (OU) is co-editor of a new international poetry anthology Metamorphic: 21st century poets respond to Ovid. 

17th November 2017
ESRC Festival of Social Science

2017 ESRC Festival NI organised by The Open University

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Festival of Social Science in Northern Ireland took place from 4-11 November 2017.

11th November 2017
Languages of Ulster

New TV series unlocks the Languages of Ulster

A fascinating, new three-part documentary series, co-produced by The Open University and BBC Two Northern Ireland was broadcast in November. It explored Ulster’s unique linguistic traditions – Irish Gaelic, northern Hiberno English and Ulster-Scots – and the relationship between them.

8th November 2017
Colm Tóibín

Award-winning author, Colm Tóibín, joins 258 students for degree ceremony in Belfast

Author and academic Colm Tóibín was honoured by The Open University (OU) with the award of Doctor of the University at a ceremony in Belfast’s Waterfront Hall on Friday 20 October. Professor Tóibín had his award conferred alongside 258 graduates – of all ages and backgrounds and from a spectrum of careers – as well as fellow honorary graduate Professor Martin Bradley.

26th October 2017
Darren Lemon, General Manager eir Business NI. John D'Arcy National Director The Open University

Recruitment partnership launched to boost skills pipeline

eir Business NI, one of Northern Ireland’s leading telecoms and technology companies, has joined forces with The Open University to provide local students with development and learning opportunities. 

25th October 2017
The Open University in Northern Ireland office building in Belfast

Six reasons to study at The Open University

The Open University (OU) offers a route into higher education for anyone with a desire to learn. If you’re considering OU study then we’ve 6 reasons why it could be the best decision you ever make

5th October 2017
“Robotic telescopes COAST and PIRATE” / Credit: Alan Cayless (The Open University)

OU brings astronomical telescopes to students in their home

The OU Faculty of STEM is celebrating the inauguration of its remotely-controlled robotic telescopes, which will bring astronomy and space science to life for students whenever and wherever they are in the world.

5th October 2017
Computing and IT students gaining an insight into projects undertaken by Software Engineers within the CompoZed team. From Left to right: Glenn McGoldrick, Garrett Vernon and Allstate Software Engineers

OU Computing and IT students visit Allstate NI

On the Tuesday 16 May, Allstate NI hosted the first ever site visit for Open University Computing and IT students. The visit gave the students the opportunity to network with IT professionals and discover what they need to make themselves stand out in an ever competitive industry. 

5th October 2017
Digital DNA

The Open University launches Academic Partnership with Digital DNA

The Open University is proud to announce that it will be an academic partner to Digital DNA for this year’s flagship event on 6th and 7th June at St. George’s Market, Belfast.

5th October 2017
ncis live logo

The Open University sponsors NI Civil Service Live 2017

The Open University is proud to announce that it is sponsoring NI Civil Service Live 2017 on Wednesday 24 May at the Belfast Waterfront.

5th October 2017

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