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The CRC undertakes distinctive, leading edge research in software and processes that underpin knowledge management, communication learning and interactions among humans and machines.

Latest at the CRC

  • REF2014: 75% of OU CRC return rated 4* or 3*
    Computing at the OU performed strongly in the REF, with 75% of outputs rated world-leading or internationally-excellent (up from 70% in 2008), an excellent research environment (100% rated world-leading or internationally-excellent), and a 30% larger submission (31 FTE, up from 24 in 2008) putting us in the top third of UK universities.
  • THE Award for Outstanding ICT Initiative
    The Open University "Open Science Laboratory (OSL)" won the Outstanding ICT Initiative of the Year category at The Times Higher Education Awards 2014

  • First Prize for ‘Blue Skies Ideas Visions’ at FSE 2014
    Marian Petre co-authored a paper that won First Prize for'Blue Skies Ideas Visions' at the Foundations of Software Engineering (FSE) 2014 conference.

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