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OpenSpace Research Centre

The Open University's Centre for Geographical and Environmental Research

Current research projects

Current, externally funded, peer reviewed projects include:

January 2017 - January 2019

Smart Cities in the Making: Learning from Milton Keynes

October 2016 - March 2019

International Distance Education (IDE) can provide a vehicle for achieving sustainable development, particularly equitable access to quality education for all that addresses the skills requirements of the labour market.

Completed research projects

July 2018

Have you travelled in the UK and overseas in the last two years? Would you like to share your travel stories with us? We are looking for volunteers for the new Next Generation Paper project.

January 2017 - June 2018

The Migration for Inclusive African Growth (MIAG) network recognises the role of migrants and the need for integration by bringing together researchers from multiple academic disciplines and non-academic stakeholders from public, private, and third sectors in Ghana, Kenya, Mozamb

May 2017 - April 2018

Through a multidisciplinary, comparative analysis across two countries, and of the experiences of migrants, two significant but separate fields of academic research will be brought together in GSM-IT:

February 2016 - February 2018

Gender, Skilled Migration and IT: a comparative study of India and the UK

November 2014 - November 2017

The Floodplain Meadows Partnership, led by Prof. David Gowing, has been awarded grants by the Eranda Foundation, the Daphne Jackson Foundation and the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation.

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