New report launched today: ESRC-funded, OU-led project, Gender, Skilled Migration and IT industry: a comparative study of India & the UK, compared the profiles of the IT industry in UK with that in India
Professor Giles Mohan, Director of the OU's Research Network in International Development and Inclusive Innovation, explores global migration flows, and concludes that it is the south-south trajectory that is most prominent, despite what is presented by Western media
From insightful publications on attitudes towards immigrants in Europe to how political ideology influence the ways individuals reason about immigrants, SAGE Spotlight on Migration and Immigration offers a wealth of information and resources.
In this short podcast, Dr Alexander Borda-Rodriguez, Research Fellow at The Open University, highlights why he chose the UK for postgraduate study, and explores why critical South American expertise are still failing to be properly embraced by the West.
Since the International Organisation for Migration began tracking migrant deaths in 2014, nearly 26,000 fatalities have been recorded – but this is likely only a fraction of the real number of deaths on migratory routes worldwide.
Drawing on a qualitative study of senders of remittances among a group of UK-based senders, Professor Nicola Yeates and Dr Owusu-Sykere highlight key aspects of remittance sending practices and the social contexts (including of social protection) that generate, propel and sustain sending.