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Open University to co-host Pan-Commonwealth Forum 2019

29 October 2018

The Open University (OU) will co-host the ninth Pan-Commonwealth Forum (PCF9) on Open Learning with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL).

How a force for good is tackling poverty

6 November 2018

Jonquil Lowe, Senior Lecturer in Economics and Personal Finance, talks about a recent workshop she attended as part by the Finance Innovation Lab to discuss ideas to tackle the poverty premium.

Untangling the reproduction of gender inequalities in the Uzbek economic transition

28 November 2018

Despite the important international political economy work on capitalist market transition, its gender dimension remains underexplored. Dr Lorena Lombardozzi explores as part of the OU International Development Seminar Series.

From Syria to Scandinavia: Navigating the Refugee Reception Crisis

13 August 2018
Picture courtesy of Karam Yahya, refugees crossing in a boat

Since 2015, Europe’s so-called 'refugee crisis' has been the centre of intense debate. But what if we began to look at it another way: as a refugee reception crisis?

Innovation as a political process of development

21 October 2018

Professor Theo Papaioannou and Professor Smita Srinivas publish article 'Innovation as a political process of development: are neo-Schumpeterians value neutral?' in Innovation and Development.

7 November 2018

The November ID@OU newsletter is out! Find out more about available fully-funded doctoral studentships, the OU co-hosting the pan-Commonwealth Forum 2019, inclusive innovation policy, migration and lots of interesting events.