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  • How Can the Global Goals for Sustainable Development Be Effectively Delivered?

    Valerie Amato SDG OU seminar image
    16 September 2015

    Valerie Amato highlights emerging models of multi-stakeholder collaboration and the relevance of systems thinking and complexity science.

  • Can India Sort Out Medical Device Graveyards in Africa?

    Dinar Kale Medical Devices Graveyard
    28 July 2015

    Medical devices donated to developing countries are often of the wrong type or broken. Could new research resolve this and improve healthcare?

  • Towards Inclusive Innovation, Asian Drivers, Global Value Chains and the Role of Commodities: Celebrating Raphael Kaplinsky’s Research

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    18 June 2015

    A celebration of the 40+ years Professor Raphie Kaplinsky has been researching the economics of innovation, globalisation and development.

  • Radical Research and Education in Modern Times: Freirean Approaches to the Renewal of Trade Unions and Global Labour Movements

    Fenella Porter trade unions seminar image
    13 May 2015

    Fenella Porter uses a Freirean approach to argue that many trade unions need to reform their relationship with workers and the new landscape of work.

  • To Eradicate or to Legalise? Child Labour Debates and ILO Convention 182

    Jean Grugel Child Labour Seminar
    29 April 2015

    Jean Grugel draws on child labour debates from Latin America to explore the impact of international standard setting for what 'development' means.

  • The Role of Industry Associations in Development and Diffusion of Health Innovations

    Health innovations seminar
    15 April 2015

    Theo Papaioannou, Dinar Kale, Andrew Watkins and Julius Mugwagwa use South Africa and India as case studies to unpack the potential of industry associations.

  • 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.

  • Green Economy Agendas: NGOs' Divergent Alliances Around Natural Capital

    Green Economy seminar
    18 March 2015

    Les Levidow investigates the alliances around approaches to natural capital and how these link environment and development issues.

  • International Education and Development (IED) @OU

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    11 February 2015

    Elizabeth Erling, Lore Gallastegi and Leigh-Anne Perryman (OU) discuss their latest research, including the impact of the TESS-India project.

  • Spotlight On: Inclusive Innovation and Development

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    26 January 2015

    Visiting Professor Smita Srinivas and IKD Deputy Director Theo Papaioannou are interviewed about their inclusive innovation and development research.