Kirsteen Merrilees is an engineer building roads in a remote region of one of the world’s most mountainous countries. She combines her challenging job with studying for an OU PhD.
The OU invites applications for fully-funded PhD research studentships, under a doctoral training partnership linking the OU, Brunel University London and Oxford University.
Online training to help humanitarian and development workers worldwide to fight abuse has been created by The Open University for the Humanitarian Leadership Academy (HLA).
The Open University’s Development Policy and Practice (DPP) group has contributed to a project led by Shakespeare’s Globe theatre to provide teacher development in China.
Two Open University PhD students, whose study is funded by the UK's Global Challenge Research Fund, talk about their work.
The first Open University international development programme to operate in Myanmar has reached a milestone with its residential school for 228 university academics and staff.
Research led by The Open University is behind a potentially ‘transformative’ regional monitoring system being rolled out across 16 countries in southern Africa.
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