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  • Novice Interaction Design in Botswana: Results of a Diary Study

    Botswana Diary Study OU
    21 January 2015

    Professor Helen Sharp and Dr Nicole Lotz discuss what the insights gained from their study might mean for design pedagogy for novices in different cultures.

  • Getting to Know: Mathematics, Computing & Technology (MCT) Faculty

    Getting to Know MCT
    8 January 2015

    Amongst others, Julius Mugwagwa and Dinar Kale introduce their work on the provision of affordable healthcare in developing countries.

  • Flowers at the Altar of Profit and Power? The Continuing Disaster at Bhopal

    Steve Tombs Bhopal Seminar
    10 December 2014

    Professor Steve Tombs assesses the claims around responsibility for the Bhopal disaster, and the failure both to provide justice and to apply it.

  • A New Focus on Results? Improving Basic Services in Ethiopia & Somaliland

    26 November 2014

    As Aid donors introduce ever stricter requirements, Henrietta Blackmore focuses on Save the Children's work to consider the impact and possible responses.

  • Biotechnologies & Health Innovation

    Biotechnologies and health innovations seminar
    12 November 2014

    Dr Mary Upton looks at community engagement in South African HIV vaccine clinical trial sites, and its use of advocacy networks to gain health resources.

  • Academic Reflections on Global Value Chains

    Raphael Kaplinsky Duke University
    31 October 2014

    Professor Raphael Kaplinsky takes part in panel discussion at Duke University’s Duke Global Summit on Governance and Development in a Value Chain World.

  • Regionalism, Activism & Rights: New Opportunities for Health Diplomacy in South America

    Pía Riggirozzi
    29 October 2014

    Dr Pía Riggirozzi argues that regional organisations can become pivotal actors in the advocacy of rights to health in South America.

  • Impact Investing and Inclusive Business Development in Africa

    Impact Investing Seminar
    15 October 2014

    Michael Ngoasong and Alex Korda discuss impact investing, which aims to create sustainable social and environmental impacts as well as financial returns.

  • Aid and International Development: Past, Present and Future

    Professor Myles Wickstead image
    17 September 2014

    Myles Wickstead, OU Visiting Professor in International Relations, looks at the evolution of aid and development thinking since the end of WWII.

  • Inclusive Development in sub-Saharan Africa: The Role of Technological Innovations from Emerging Economies

    Emerging Economies Seminar
    3 September 2014

    OU seminar explores whether technologies from emerging economies are more amenable to inclusive growth and development in sub-Saharan Africa.