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News Archive for March 2018

OU research compares UK and India IT industries to address shortage of women in UK IT

"Addressing the shortage of women in IT requires that the sector not only offers benefits, but outperforms other competing sectors..." says Professor Parvati Raghuram, OU research project lead. 

26 March 2018, 15:05

Urbanisation-climate change: What does this mean for development?

Dr Arabella Fraser, an expert whose research focuses on the governance of climate and disaster risk in urban contexts of the global South, joins The Open University as Lecturer in International Development.

3 March 2018, 21:55

International Development: Looking back, moving forward

Each year, the international development community at The Open University convenes to discuss collective work and interrogate common understandings of issues of development, innovation and inclusiveness and to look at future projects, collaborations and more.

3 March 2018, 22:48

How regional social policy can support the 2030 SDGs

In an issue brief produced for the UN Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) Nicola Yeates, Professor of Social Policy, outlines the ways in which regional social policy could be further leveraged to support the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.

3 March 2018, 22:03

Despatches from Bond 2018

Martha Knight, OU Staff Tutor in International Development, gives us the lowdown on the fascinating and important insights and experiences shared at the Bond Conference 2018.

4 March 2018, 15:36

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