Research by OU academics dedicated to the continued struggle for truth, justice and recognition for all those who lost their lives in the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower, has been shortlisted for the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s prestigious 2018 Research in Film Awards.
'When you feel so vulnerable you are not willing to try something new'. Alastair Creelman from Linnaeus University in Sweden, a consultant on OU Scotland's Refugees' Educational Resources Project, shares insights into the data he has gathered to date
'Uneven Journeys' is an immersive, online experience which enables you to explore the journey that an asylum seeker, an economic migrant and an investor might take to the UK, designed by Goller & Vos and The Open University
'The EU has been unwavering in its insistence on an Irish backstop that protects the existing border arrangements in Ireland.' Simon Usherwood from the University of Surrey looks at the 'Chequers plan' and argueswhy Theresa May’s Brexit blueprint is not quite dead
"Just as the issue of the Irish border remains the chief obstacle to an agreement on Brexit, so Brexit remains the chief obstacle to an agreement at Stormont". Peter John McLoughlin from Queen's University Belfast, explores this further
Today we feature an excerpt from a free course hosted on the OU's FutureLearn platform, 'European Culture and Politics' from the University of Groningen. As we focus on Brexit & its impact on the Irish border, this course explores where the EU border stops
Following on from yesterday’s summary of the Northern Ireland border settlement, Dr Leslie Budd, a Reader in Social Enterprise in The Open University’s Faculty of Business and Law expands on this complex issue
As The Guardian reports today that the Brexit negotiations have reached an 'impasse over the failure to find an acceptable solution to avoiding a hard border on the island of Ireland after the UK leaves the EU', this week, our Year of 'MYgration' focuses on the Irish border