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  • Combining Media and Election Forensics Enables Fresh Look at Fraud

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    24 March 2016

    As Mozambique faces a return to war, a unique project brings journalists and statisticians together to test the outcome of the elections.

  • UN High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines

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    4 March 2016

    IKD responds to call on how best to tackle misalignment between rights of inventors, human rights law, trade rules and global health objectives.

  • Challenging Female Stereotypes

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    12 February 2016

    Book offering new global look at how women are presented in African oral literature helps overturn stereotypes.


  • Southern Regional Organisations and Pro-Poor Goals

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    25 January 2016

    New PRARI publications explore role regional alliances can play in tackling global poverty and promoting socially equitable, inclusive development.

  • Adolescence, Youth and Gender: Conference and Call for Papers

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    19 January 2016

    Key conference will explore relationship of adolescence, youth and gender to international development and the implications for policy and programming.

  • INGOs: A Turning Point

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    10 December 2015

    In an important contribution to current debates, Helen Yanacopulos's new book calls for global relationships based on solidarity rather than charity.

  • Enough!': Will Youth Protests Drive Political Change in Africa?

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    30 November 2015

    In well-attended LSE lecture, OU Visiting Professor Alcinda Honwana argued that young Africans are starting to make their voices heard.

  • Global Impact of OU Research Recognised

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    28 October 2015

    Two case studies detailing impact of OU projects appear in UKCDS's 'top 20' most impressive UK research contributions to global development.

  • Large OU Presence at 13th Globelics International Conference

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    23 October 2015

    The theme, Innovation to Reduce Poverty and Inequalities for Inclusive and Sustainable Development, ideally suited to IKD members' world-class research.

  • IKD Visiting Professor Receives Myrdal Prize

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    19 October 2015

    Professor Smita Srinivas has been awarded the 2015 Myrdal Prize for her book Market Menagerie: Health and Development in Late Industrial States.