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GCRF: pre-announcement of Autumn calls worth £16m

18 August 2017
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The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has made a pre-announcement of four new calls under the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).

News of DPP Associate Dr Jesimen Chipika

18 August 2017
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Jesimen Chipika , a research partner in Development, Policy and Practice’s (DPP) very first major research programme, has been appointed as Deputy Governor at the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe.

A Vision Thing: African National Development Strategies

7 July 2017

The workshop will build a network for a collaborative research bid into vision strategies for African national development.

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.

Ghana beyond Aid: Calling on the Diaspora

3 July 2017

Policy Brief challenges disproportionate influence of aid on developing countries, while diaspora communties – who send more funds – are excluded from democratic processes.

July ID@OU Newsletter

3 July 2017
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In July's newsletter, tackling the disproportionate influence of aid & using satellites to improve food security.