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Urbanisation-climate change: What does this mean for development?

5 March 2018

Dr Arabella Fraser, an expert whose research focuses on the governance of climate and disaster risk in urban contexts of the global South, joins The Open University as Lecturer in International Development.

Where are we 100 years after women got the vote?

8 March 2018

It has been 100 years since the first women secured the right to vote in the UK, but we are still 200 years away from gaining gender parity.

Save the date - 11th April 2018

11 April 2018

Lunch 1200-1230 - Discussion and presentation 1230-1400

Speakers: To be confirmed

More information to follow...

Register to attend : Eventbrite link to follow 

Labour, International development and Africa: rethinking policy in opposition

15 February 2018

Dr William Brown, Senior Lecturer in Government and Politics, presents ongoing research into Labour’s international development policy.

Practice Policy Briefing: Engaging marginalised communities in policy and practice

7 December 2017

This briefing explains the use of Participatory Action Research (PAR) with marginalised groups of people experiencing barriers to interacting with representatives of social policy and practice on a daily basis.

7 March 2018

Our March newsletter is out. Find out about opportunities, latest research and events in development at the OU and beyond.