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Student perspective: Studying the OU MSc in Development Management

12 October 2017
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Ever wondered what it is like to study for a postgraduate qualification as a mature student? Jayne Cravens, an international consultant who has just completed an OU MSc in Development Management, shared her experience of studying on her blog.

Refugee – host relations: the building of peace through everyday interaction

3 October 2017
Settling refugees requires land and can put pressure on local services and resources. If these have to be diverted from, or shared with, the surrounding host communities it can create competition and tension – but does this necessarily create conflict?

Genital mutilation in contemporary Kenya

18 October 2017

Lunch provided from 12pm  (Please register your FREE place)

12.30 - 2pm - Discussion and presentation

Rethinking Research Partnerships: Evidence and the Politics of Participation in Cross-Sectoral Research Collaborations

7 June 2017
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The OU's Dr Jude Fransman explores the relationship between evidence and participation in research partnerships.

5 October 2017
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In October's newsletter, looking at peaceful refugee relationships in Uganda, the implications of open banking, and awards for OU projects.