Author Kath Middleditch

Kath works in the Media Relations team within the Communications Unit at The Open University. She is a skilled communicator with more than 15 years’ experience working in both the public and private sectors. She has a BA (Hons) English and American Literature from University of Warwick and specialises in stories from the Faculty of Social Science, Faculty of Education and Language Studies, BBC programmes, and student stories. In her spare time Kath enjoys touring the country in her hand-painted camper van, Trevor.

Top 10 Open University YouTube videos from 2015

We’re all inclined to over-indulge at Christmas time, writes Catherine Chambers, Senior Producer at The Open University. Find some balance and feed your brain with the top…

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Bargain hunters: how shops make us buy

With the post-Christmas sales in full swing, find out more about what shops do to make us buy with this interactive tool developed by our sociologists: How…

What makes a good Christmas number one?

Dr Catherine Tackley from the OU’s music department examines what makes certain songs a hit at Christmas time. The official UK singles chart began in 1952, but…

Star Wars: Talk like Yoda

How does Star Wars’ Yoda structure a sentence? And how does it differ to the way we tend to speak in contemporary English? This one minute film…

Coping with depression and the Christmas blues

For many, this time of year isn’t always full of glad tidings and joy. Open University Psychologist, Professor Darren Langdridge talks about the Winter blues, practical…

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Open University strengthens ties in India

The Open University has signed an agreement with Indian education provider Manipal Global Education Services Ltd to share best practice and offer their students the chance…

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