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Parliamentary recognition for online domestic abuse resource

The Open Justice Centre’s collaboration with the Support Through Court charity on a free open online resource for learners, themed around domestic abuse, has been highlighted in Parliament.

16th July 2020
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COVID-19 and the Family Court: Justice at our Fingertips

Allison Wolfreys is a Lecturer in Law in The Open University's Law School. In her blog written specifically for this series, she outlines the family court's transition to online hearings and the immediate impact of this new, remote approach

15th July 2020
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COVID-19 and facilitated engagement online

Dr Fidele Mutwarasibo, Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership at The Open University, reflects on the challenges and opportunities COVID-19 has presented for online, facilitated engagement

14th July 2020
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Online domestic abuse resource launched

Calls to domestic violence hotlines have soared during lockdown. In response, The Open University’s Open Justice team has collaborated with charity Support Through Court to launch a free open online resource

13th July 2020
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Working from home: can it impact on menopause?

During the COVID-19 outbreak, vast numbers are working remotely. But can working from home have an impact on menopause symptoms? Joanna Brewis, Professor of People and Organisations in The Open University's Business School, explores

12th July 2020
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Freedom Law Clinic explores the effects of COVID-19 on civil liberties

Ten law students from The Open University are taking part in a four-week project that will consider the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on civil liberties. The ‘Civil Liberties in the Lockdown’ project is being run by the Freedom Law Clinic

11th July 2020
OU Law students develop chatbots to support the public with domestic abuse, injunctions and legal aid

OU Law students develop chatbots to support the public with domestic abuse, injunctions and legal aid

Law students from The Open University have been working with legal automation platform, Josef, to develop a series of chatbots to support the public with legal issues such as domestic abuse and injunctions.

9th July 2020
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The big recruitment update – OU Employer Showcase 6-17 July

If you're a current student or recent graduate, log into the OU Employer Showcase to view the recruitment plans of over 40 employers.

8th July 2020
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Major milestone for North Yorkshire Police and The Open University as first police constable degree apprentices start training

The new officers will combine their practical police officer training course with studying for their Bachelor of Science honours degree in Professional Police Practice, graduating in three years’ time.

1st July 2020
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Santander funding bonanza in OU Student Entrepreneurship Competition

Business and Law students shone in The Open University’s Student Entrepreneurship Competition 2020 which promotes and rewards promising early stage businesses and ideas.

22nd June 2020

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