The Open University

Come and join like-minded makers, crafters, hackers and tinkerers at the Knowledge Makers!
We’re an informal gathering of friendly folks who enjoy making of all types. We’ll have projects on display featuring robotics, electronics, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Textiles and even Lego.
Do come and join us and please do bring something you’re working on if you want to – we’d love to see it.

The Knowledge Makers Cryptic Quest!

The Knowledge Makers Cryptic Quest!

Greetings All. As a warm up to the spectacle that will be 'A Very Makers Christmas' which will be taking place in the Library from 12pm - 2pm on 6th December we proudly present.... The...

Making code Workshop

Ever wanted to start making things with your hands but never got round to learn code? Are you asked to do code in your research and you don't know where to start? That's the place! Join us for...

Knowledge Makers v5.0 + Special Keynote!

We are thrilled to announce that on the 27th of September we will have a special Knowledge Makers (v5.0) with a VIP keynote speaker. Philip Colligan CEO of the Raspberry Pi...

MAZI impact workshop

Our fellow Knowledge Makers are part of the MAZI project (http://www.mazizone.eu/) and next Friday they are running a MAZI impact workshop in Deptford http://www.mazizone.eu/pilot-studies/creeknet/...

Design using haptic technology

Lisa Bowers is joining us and showing the results of her research on a haptic prototype assembly tool for non-sighted, visually impaired and fully sighted Design Students. When: 10.30AM to...

Knowledge Makers v4.0

Knowledge Makers v4.0

This event will be co-hosted by the CRC conference and it will take place in the Micheal Young building. How to get there This is a campus map And this is a simplified version for this...

Upcoming Events

In this page, you will see the future and past events of our group.

06
Dec
12:00

A very Knowledge Makers Christmas (aka Knowledge Makers v6.0)

Join us on a two hours Hacky Christmas celebration at the Library Atrium on the 6th December! Where: Library Atrium When: 6th December 12.00-14.00 Please bring whatever your making with...

25
Oct
00:00

Making code Workshop

Ever wanted to start making things with your hands but never got round to learn code? Are you asked to do code in your research and you don't know where to start? That's the place! Join us for...

18
Oct
15:00

Big Data Cluster workshop

In collaboration with the Open University Research Software Engineers group, we are happy to host this workshop introducing you to one of the great facilities available around the Open...

Cool Stuff

In here there will be a list of stuff we found cool online and we just dump here.

We always looking for new things, contact us if you want to suggest anything: from the best kitten video in the world to the latest Oxford University lecture in Deep Learning!

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