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.
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.
OU researchers have received a grant to define and develop the concept of ‘empowering methodologies’ in the postcolonial, globalised context of India.
A public discussion held in Milton Keynes to mark Refugee Week heard a powerful testimony of the trauma wreaked by the immigration detention system.
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...
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.
A unique comparative education textbook that focuses on primary education has been edited by two Open University education researchers.
A recent masterclass organised by The Open University saw Early Careers Researchers (ECRs) and PhD students come together with experts in finance, to discuss the reality, challenges and changes needed to enable financial inclusion worldwide.
A free online course has launched to support the transformation of education in Africa. Making Teacher Education Relevant for 21st Century Africa is for anyone who works with, or trains, teachers in Africa and is available to study free and online through Futurelearn.
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