Author Christine Drabwell

Christine is a manager in the Media Relations team within the Marcomms Unit at the OU. She is an experienced BBC journalist, sub-editor and news editor and has a background in regional newspapers. After moving to PR she worked as a press officer for the Zoological Society of London. She has a BSc in Social Sciences with Politics from The Open University; she focuses on STEM stories and widening access in HE. Chris swims regularly and has a pet Tortoise called Lightning.

Star constellations
OU probes new star mapping technology

OU researchers have received £570,000 from the European Science Agency for the next phase of scientific devices for mapping stars and galaxies. Dr Nathan Bush and Dr…

Action needed to widen pool of apprentices

The OU has today (Thursday) published a new report Access to Apprenticeships. It calls for the UK Government to help businesses further attract and recruit more…

Student study
What’s your motivation?

As the new intake of OU students embark on their first modules (and others continue with the next one) it’s timely to look at what draws…

Mic
Law students make prison radio series

Open University law students from around the UK have collaborated with prison learners to record a series of radio programmes for broadcast on prison radio, as…

Moon print
Moon landings: what the future holds

As the world remembers the day 50 years ago that astronauts stepped on the Moon for the first time, the OU’s Dr Mahesh Anand, considers the…

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