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News Archive for July 2018

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.

24 July 2018, 08:48

Chair of International Development wins award for Outstanding Contribution to Research

The 2018 Outstanding Contribution to Research at The Open University Award was presented to Professor Giles Mohan, OU Chair of International Development, for research which spans 25 years and focuses on African development.

21 July 2018, 17:44

OU research to collaborate with India on empowering methodologies

OU researchers have received a grant to define and develop the concept of ‘empowering methodologies’ in the postcolonial, globalised context of India.

12 July 2018, 09:14

Refugee Week event hears of trauma caused by detention

A public discussion held in Milton Keynes to mark Refugee Week heard a powerful testimony of the trauma wreaked by the immigration detention system.

30 June 2018, 10:50

Refugee Crisis: New book shows solidarity and hope on Lesvos

A new book has launched showing an intimate portrayal of everyday life in a refugee camp on the island of Lesvos. But the camp that has offered support and hope to so many is under serious threat of closure...

2 July 2018, 20:37

OU hosts origami installation for Refugee Week

Rarely does an art installation come so laden with symbolism as that held at The Open University’s Milton Keynes campus to mark Refugee Week.

30 June 2018, 10:43

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