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Biotechnologies and health innovations seminar

Biotechnologies & Health Innovation

12 November 2014

Dr Mary Upton looks at community engagement in South African HIV vaccine clinical trial sites, and its use of advocacy networks to gain health resources.

Raphael Kaplinsky Duke University

Academic Reflections on Global Value Chains

31 October 2014

Professor Raphael Kaplinsky takes part in panel discussion at Duke University’s Duke Global Summit on Governance and Development in a Value Chain World.

Pía Riggirozzi

Regionalism, Activism & Rights: New Opportunities for Health Diplomacy in South America

29 October 2014

Dr Pía Riggirozzi argues that regional organisations can become pivotal actors in the advocacy of rights to health in South America.

Impact Investing Seminar

Impact Investing and Inclusive Business Development in Africa

15 October 2014

Michael Ngoasong and Alex Korda discuss impact investing, which aims to create sustainable social and environmental impacts as well as financial returns.

Professor Myles Wickstead image

Aid and International Development: Past, Present and Future

17 September 2014

Myles Wickstead, OU Visiting Professor in International Relations, looks at the evolution of aid and development thinking since the end of WWII.

Emerging Economies Seminar

Inclusive Development in sub-Saharan Africa: The Role of Technological Innovations from Emerging Economies

3 September 2014

OU seminar explores whether technologies from emerging economies are more amenable to inclusive growth and development in sub-Saharan Africa.

Ben Lampert Arise TV interview

New Imperialists or Agents of Change?

20 August 2014

Arise TV interview Ben Lampert about his new book Chinese Migrants and Africa's Development, which overcomes previous reductionist narratives.

Hazel Johnson Inaugural Lecture

Engaging with International Development

24 June 2014

In her inaugural lecture, Professor Hazel Johnson looks at the opportunities and contradictions in interventions aimed at improving people's livelihoods.

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