‘IMISCOE is changing’ was the message from Dr Kesi Mahendran, returning from an event organised to rethink the infrastructure of the international migration, integration and social cohesion research network.
Professor Giles Mohan outlined how African governments can play a key role in leveraging the benefits of Chinese oil investment, in a paper presented at the fourth Africa Oil Summit in November.
An OU report has identified a significant increase in online learning in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) over the next 10 years.
The Open University has been awarded €350,000 by the European Space Agency (ESA) for a cross-faculty collaborative study titled the ‘Benefits of the European Space Agency Exploration Roadmap in Socioeconomics’ (BEERS).
The Open University’s latest pledge of its commitment to public engagement gives a prominent role to Professor Giles Mohan and the University’s international development research.
The Open University (OU) will co-host the ninth Pan-Commonwealth Forum (PCF9) on Open Learning with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL).
Professor Theo Papaioannou is the new Director of the Innogen Institute, The Open University–University of Edinburgh centre for research on the social, political and economic implications of emerging technologies.
The Open University has been awarded over £700,000 by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to explore how migration is contributing to growth in Africa. The project is led by Professor Giles Mohan, Chair in International Development.
This is an excerpt from a free online course exploring the roots and borders of the idea of Europe. The full course is available on the OU's FutureLearn platform.
The first network dedicated to advancing research into the treatment of diabetes-related depression in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), has launched with a ‘fantastic’ workshop in Nairobi.
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