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Day 146, Year of #Mygration: The Scope of Citizenship with Dr Sara de Jong

Today's podcast is led by Dr Sara de Jong. Listeners will hear her explore the scope of citizenship. Is politics confined to the realm of the state and its institutions, or does it extend beyond it, into the public realm of civil society?

25th July 2018
Dr Tendayi Bloom in discussion with Dr Sara de Jong

Day 145, Year of #Mygration: Citizenship, the State and Civil Society with Dr Tendayi Bloom and Dr Sara de Jong

In today's podcast, Dr Tendayi Bloom and Dr Sara de Jong explore the relationship between citizenship, the state and civil society, including asking where asking where politics and the political are located

24th July 2018
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OU-led project awarded funding to improve access to cancer care in East Africa

The Open University has been awarded nearly £700,000 by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to lead an East Africa-India-UK research collaboration to improve access to cancer care in East Africa.

23rd July 2018
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Are we prepared to use water smartly?

People's attitudes towards water usage, is one of the topics that OU academics discussed with Laurie Taylor, presenter of BBC Radio 4’s Thinking Aloud programme, for  Smart Cities in the Making: Learning from Milton Keynes, which will be broadcast on Wednesday 25 July at 4pm.

23rd July 2018
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Researching the future of education

What is the Future of Education? How could the teaching and learning horizon evolve in years to come? Join the OU’s latest campaign, #TomorrowsEd to see what OU researchers predict.

23rd July 2018
Photo of Dr Agnes Czajka in discussion

Day 144, Year of #Mygration: Genealogies of Citizenship with Dr Agnes Czajka

This week we are sharing a series of podcasts produced by a team of academics at The Open University, which look at a different aspect of 'Citizenship' each day. Today we hear from Dr Agnes Czajka, a Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Studies

23rd July 2018
Photo of two laides in the Pipka Refugee Camp, Lesbos

Day 143, Year of #Mygration: Year of Mygration film

Today we mark the half-way point of The Open University's Year of Mygration by sharing a short film outlining OU work, including conversations with key academics and stakeholders

22nd July 2018
OU partnership team leading this initiative

Day 142, Year of #Mygration: Open University to mark National Hate Crime Awareness Week

The Open University has joined up with a number of organisations to host a Fight Against Hate Campaign Day of Action on 15 October as part of the UK's Hate Crime Awareness Week

21st July 2018
PGR Poster Competition winners 2018

Postgraduate Research Student Poster Winners 2018

The winners of this year’s OU Postgraduate Research Student Poster competition, which celebrates research by OU PhD students, are announced.

19th July 2018
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Top 50 women in engineering award

Carol Morris, OU Senior Lecturer in Engineering and Innovation has been recognised for her efforts in challenging gender stereotypes in engineering with a Top 50 Women in Engineering Award (WE50).

18th July 2018

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