John Oates’ latest documentary film opens a window on to a centuries-old way of life surviving cheek by jowl with the digital age.
We are sad to report the death of Professor Ben Crow, a founder member of Development Policy and Practice (DPP) at The Open University.
Open University alumna Barbara Stilwell is leading a campaign to put nursing at the forefront of global health.
A free resource to raise awareness of how significant sections of society can be excluded from developments in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) has been created by WaterAid Ethiopia and The Open University.
The Kenyan team in the GCRF-funded project on Innovation for Cancer Care (ICCA), at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), held an inception workshop last month in Nairobi
Distance education provision for initial teacher education in Ghana could take a leap ahead, thanks to a fruitful partnership between the OU’s School of Education, Childhood, Youth and Sport and the University of Cape Coast.
Commonwealth Scholarships worth a total of £180,000 have been awarded to fund 10 Ugandan development practitioners to study The Open University’s MSc in Development Management.
The OU is one of 13 UK academic organisations who have joined the United Nations Global Compact, demonstrating our commitment to do business responsibly and to advance sustainable development.
With more than 1 billion members worldwide, co-operatives are a significant global phenomenon. But can they enable us to address key social and economic issues of our time? An OU seminar was held to find out.
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