ICT is the critical component which will empower us to build a sustainable society, argues Professor Raphael Kaplinsky in Sustainable Futures: an Agenda for Action.
A new study of one of China’s key overseas infrastructure projects suggests Beijing exercises less control than often assumed.
In a region where schoolchildren are targets for abduction by terrorists, an Open University International Development researcher is seeking to keep the flame of learning alight.
The £4.5 million Transformation by Innovation in Distance Education programme to improve the quality, relevance and reputation of university-level distance education in Myanmar is ending.
Dr Paula Tibandebage, a much-valued research collaborator, colleague, Visiting Research Fellow in Economics and friend of many OU colleagues, has died.
Open University economist and development expert Professor Smita Srinivas is appointed to a key taskforce which will shape global policy and strategies on health and pandemic response.
In the wake of World Water Day, Open University Professor Sophie Watson reflects on the unforeseen success of her book exploring how water brings people together.
The Open University is marking International Women’s Day with a social media campaign to ‘cut through the global chatter’ and focus attention on a very special group of women.
Open University International Development academics report on a successful trial to deliver education in a COVID-safe way to areas without internet, TV or radio.
An alternative to traditional research has given voice to marginalised members of Africa’s LBGTQ+ community– not through the written word, but through the eye.
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