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  • 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.

  • AOUG Will Swann Award for Innovation and Knowledge Development

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    14 October 2015

    Doctoral student Craig Walker's research into conflict resolution recognised as groundbreaking contribution to knowledge and social innovation.

  • Congress of Vienna 2015

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    8 October 2015

    Congress of Vienna anniversary marked by fresh examination of issues affecting global stability and new pursuit of international security and justice.

  • OU/BBC Co-production Explores Answer to Ending Poverty

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    22 September 2015

    In week UN present Sustainable Development Goals, statistician Professor Hans Rosling examines the number-one challenge of eradicating extreme poverty.

  • Shaping the Future: Research at the OU

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    12 August 2015

    New research plan prioritises four key areas to address some of the world’s major challenges, including global inequality, poverty and migration.

  • Chataway Named President of EuroLics

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    31 July 2015

    Joanna Chataway is first president of new European chapter of Global Network for Economics of Learning, Innovation and Competence Building Systems.

  • Call for Speakers for 2015/16 Seminar Series

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    26 June 2015

    Please get in touch if you would like to share your international development research with an informed and lively audience.

  • Notions of Quality Education Challenged

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    22 June 2015

    New OU research provides fresh paradigms for the recruitment and retention of millions of extra teachers in sub-Saharan Africa.