We host a monthly webinar on the first Wednesday of every month, where PhD candidates and established researchers present and discuss their work. All webinars are recorded and released under a CC license.

If you would like to be our next speaker, please get in touch at GO-GN [at] open.ac.uk

Here are recordings of our webinars so far:



4th April, 4pm – 5pm (UK time) – Katy Jordan on academic social networking (or why you shouldn’t delete your Academia.edu account).

1st March, 4pm – 5pm (UK time) – Jan Neumann showcases the OER World Map as a tool for scientists.

1st February, 8pm – 9pm (UK time) – Adrian Stagg shares The Ecology of the Open Practitioner: A Conceptual Framework for OEP Research.


7th December, 4pm – 5pm (UK time) – Robin L Donaldson and E Shen on the 2016 Student Textbook and Course Material Survey.

2nd November, 1pm – 2pm (UK time) – Suzan Koseoglu and Maha Bali discuss ‘The Self as an Open Educational Resource’.

11th October, 4pm – 5pm (UK time UTC + 1) – Martin Weller’s openclass ‘The New Open Education’ examines how research into open education has developed over the past 15 years. In collaboration with Cátedra Telefónica-UNIR.

7th September, 4pm – 5pm (UK time UTC + 1) – Shironica P. Karunanayaka shares research on the impact of integrating OER in teacher education at the Open University of Sri Lanka.

6th July, 4pm – 5pm (UK time UTC + 1) – Rajiv Jhangiani reviews research on the efficacy and impact of open textbooks.

1st June, 4pm – 5pm (UK time UTC + 1) – Rob Farrow facilitates discussion around ‘The Open Research Agenda”.

4th May, 4pm – 5pm (UK time UTC + 1) – GO-GN researchers review their participation in the 5th GO-GN Seminar and OEGlobal in Kraków.

6th April, 4pm – 5pm (UK time UTC + 1) – Martin Weller talks about ‘Identifying categories of OER users’.



10th December, 4pm – 5pm (UK time UTC + 1) – Anne Algers presents research based on her PhD work: ‘OER as boundary objects‘.

26th November, 2pm – 2.45pm (UK time UTC + 1) – Report from OpenEd conference.

8th October, 1pm – 2pm (UK time UTC + 1) – Researching in the open, the good and the bad. Discussion panel. As part of the P2PU Open Researcher Course.

30th September, 12.30 pm – 1.30pm (UK time UTC +1) – OER Research Hub, Impact and Findings. In collaboration with ALT: https://www.alt.ac.uk/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=177

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