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  • 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.

  • Leading Experts in Global Politics Join IKD

    Jean Grugel & Lorenza Fontana
    19 June 2015

    Jean Grugel and Lorenza Fontana focus on human rights, Latin America, and the co-production of research by academics and practitioners.

  • Aid and Development: A Brief Introduction

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    15 June 2015

    New book from OU Visiting Professor Myles Wickstead places aid and development firmly in historical context.

  • Applications Open for OU-Funded Studentships

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    12 June 2015

    The OU is offering four full-time funded PhD studentships for outstanding students in the area of international development and inclusive innovation.

  • Pharmaceutical Regulation: Friend or Foe?

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    14 May 2015

    Policy briefing from Innogen argues that while standards may help to ensure safe medicines, they can also impact on development and health delivery.

  • 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.