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News Archive for August 2017

Image of Commonwealth scholars from 2016, with OU tutor Jackie Rockliffe-King
27 August 2017

Twelve Ugandan development workers will start studying The Open University’s MSc in Development Management in November this year.  The twelve, selected in May from over 100 applicants, will be recipients of Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships which cover fees for the course and also fund face-to-face workshops conducted by Open University tutors in Kampala for each of the six modules making up the course.

Image of pharmaceutical production
24 August 2017

Work undertaken by The Open University, with a network of African and other experts, is contributing to policy change around industry and healthcare in East Africa and internationally.

Global Challenges Research Fund logo
18 August 2017

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