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  • 1st August 2019

    Ahead of our inaugural TEDxOpenUniversity event (yes, we’re pretty excited!), we thought what better way to whet your appetite than to provide some simple and effective tips on public speaking.

  • 1st August 2019

    1984 was a memorable year. Margaret Thatcher won a landslide victory and became the UK’s first female Prime Minister; the first Apple Macintosh computer went on sale, and two astronauts – Bruce McCandless II and Robert L. Stewart – made planetary strides as they performed NASA’s first untethered spacewalk.

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    20th May 2019

    If you’re not a natural public speaker, giving a talk can be daunting. We’ve enlisted help from some trusty Open University staff who have also given TEDx talks, to find out their top tips.

  • Cassette tapes
    30th April 2019

    Find out more about this year’s theme, why TEDxOpenUniversity had to happen, and Imagine What’s Next for our world.

  • Karen Foley
    26th April 2019

    When two cutting-edge institutions combine… find out from our MC Karen Foley why there’s such a buzz about TEDxOpenUniversity.