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  • Regulations: Constraints or Enablers?

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    7 May 2015

    In keynote presentation, David Wield argues that open innovation practices could help regulatory systems become smarter & drive innovation.

  • Bribes d’une Vie Nigériane

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    1 May 2015

    Françoise Ugochukwu’s new book, reflecting on her time in southeast Nigeria, offers a wide-ranging insight into Igbo country and its culture.

  • ID100: Key Questions for International Development

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    24 April 2015

    New paper makes major contribution to discussion of how research can best respond to agenda for international development post-2015.

  • £750,000 DFID-ESRC Funding Success

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    20 April 2015

    Giles Mohan to lead major project assessing to what extent and in what ways China’s national oil companies are delivering developmental benefits for Africa.

  • We Are Teachers

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    14 April 2015

    New short film showcases the role of participatory video in improving learning outcomes in rural Malawi and as a research tool.

  • Commonwealth Scholarships Success

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    26 March 2015

    OU bid will support 20 students in Uganda and Kenya to study for MScs in Development and Environmental Management.

  • Call for AU to Revise Approach to Innovation

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    25 February 2015

    In keynote address to African Centre for Technology Studies event, Professor Norman Clark calls on African Union to revisit its approach to innovation.

  • FutureLearn Registers One-Millionth Learner

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    23 February 2015

    Latest free course, Inequalities in Personal Finance: the Baby Boom Legacy, will explore growing concerns surrounding rising inequalities in developed countries.

  • Could Quality of Life Be Used to Assess Progress?

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    10 February 2015

    Professor Paul Anand presents latest capabilities measurement research on non-financial approach to assessment of progress.

  • £50k for Research into EMI, Equity & Access

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    5 February 2015

    OU, British Council & CfBT Education Trust partnership to research English Medium Instruction’s potential to improve equity and access to schooling in LICs.