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Day 72, Year of #Mygration: Mobile Learning for Mobile Populations: Where should we be heading?

Today the Open University organises a public roundtable at the Migration Museum in London on ‘Technology-enabled Language Education for Migrants and Refugees in the UK’ led by Agnes Kukulska-Hulme, Professor of Learning Technology and Communication in the Institute of Educational Technology.

11th April 2018
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Research highlights more support needed for children with ill parents

OU research reveals that the needs of children whose parents or carers are seriously ill, are often neglected.

9th April 2018
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First online carer knowledge exchange resource

An OU academic has created a new global online resource which pulls together research evidence relevant to those who require carer-related research information.

9th April 2018

Day 71, Year of #Mygration: Music and Hollywood Migration

The rise of Nazism in twentieth-century Europe undoubtedly triggered a mass migration that affected people of all walks of life. For Jewish composers with an international reputation, who thus had the means to escape, the relative safety and opportunities offered by the United States were compelling.

6th April 2018

Day 70, Year of #Mygration: Exodus: The Digital Passage to Europe for Syrian Refugees

Written by Marie Gillespie, Professor of Sociology at the Open University, Souad Osseiran, and Margie Cheesman.

6th April 2018
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Developing policies for tropical land management

An OU academic has received EU funding to develop policy-relevant knowledge for land management in tropical countries, informed by historical ecological understanding of past landscapes in India.

5th April 2018
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Developing digital mapping to analyse historical places

An OU academic has been awarded a grant to develop digital mapping methods and tools for analysing historical places through their textual representation and archaeological footprint.

5th April 2018

Research to engage business owners with climate change

A new project, which aims to engage SMEs with the challenges of climate change, has gained funding totalling £48,329.

4th April 2018
Jo Vincett

OU PhD student raises funds for asylum seekers

Jo Vincett, who is doing her PhD at the OU’s Faculty of Business and Law, raised £421,000 worth of grants for Yarl’s Wood Befrienders during her internship programme.

4th April 2018
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Day 68, Year of #Mygration: Immigration and the Politics of Brexit

Written by Dr Eleni Andreouli, Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology at The Open University

3rd April 2018

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