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  • Health and industry research contributes to changing ideas and policies in East Africa and internationally

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    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.

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

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    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).

  • Towards a Critical Research Agenda for Development Economics

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    27 June 2017

    EAEPE symposium investigates in what ways heterodox perspectives can best answer challenges to development economics from critics and proponents alike.

  • Healthcare Innovations and Sustainable Development in India

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    8 June 2017

    Workshop highlights importance of cross-sectional discussions if pharmaceutical industry is to help India meet healthcare needs of all its people.

  • The Political Economy of Brexit

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    30 May 2017

    New book offers an indispensable guide to the complex threats and challenges that Brexit poses to both the UK and the wider EU.


  • Innovation Caucus

    Professor David Wield, Open University
    24 April 2017

    Professor David Wield invited to join group of 66 leading scholars helping to shape the development of sustainable innovation-led economic growth.

  • TESS-India Success at Guardian Awards

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    12 April 2017

    TESS-India's innovative approach and inspiring use of partnerships team sees off stiff competition to win the International Projects category.


  • Internet of Things: Smart Remote Solar PV Lab

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    20 March 2017

    Seed funding from the Royal Academy of Engineering's GCRF Frontiers of Engineering for Development  will help untap potential of solar energy in India.

  • Universal Goals, Devolved Powers: The Sustainable Development Goals and the UK’s Response

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    17 March 2017

    New report calls for a fundamental shift in how governments and citizens work together: from ‘doing to’ to ‘doing with’.


  • Harnessing Gamification to Promote Sustainability

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    15 March 2017

    How do you get donors to engage rather than simply hand over their cash? Mongoose, a new initiative championed by the OU, aims to try.