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Day 69, Year of #Mygration: Homeless people who avoid life-saving services, if there is a risk of deportation

Written by Dr Tendayi Bloom, Lecturer in Politics & International Studies

3rd April 2018

Day 67, Year of #Mygration: Technology-enabled Language Education for Migrants and Refugees in the UK

In the UK context, it is very timely to ask what is, and what should be, the role of technology in the language education accessed by migrants and refugees.

3rd April 2018

Day 66, Year of #Mygration: Open to Ideas of Culture, Acceptance and Integration

A personal reflection from Jiten Patel, the OU’s Head of Equality, Diversity and Information Rights, on openness to a cross-cultural heritage.

2nd April 2018
Female students learning in South Africa

Day 65, Year of #Mygration: Facilitating Equitable Access and Quality Education for Development

In our final post for March, we highlight an exciting Open University project, focused on determining access to and improving the quality of, international distance education in South Africa.

30th March 2018
Photo of Heidi

Day 64, Year of #Mygration: The Ethics of Researching International Migration

Dr Heidi Østbø Haugen is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Sociology and Human Geography at the University of Oslo. In her blog post, she highlights the experiences of a group of Gambian nationals who migrated to China.

28th March 2018
Shutterstock623795537 Rings around young star suggest planet formation in progress

New grant to reveal habitable worlds around solar-like stars

OU researchers are part of PLATO, a space mission, which will investigate how planets form and evolve and explore if planets exist that would support life.

28th March 2018
Hackney Mural (artist unknown)

Day 63, Year of #Mygration: Hands-on multiculturalism

As Britain becomes more ethnically diverse, it is important that issues of diversity & multiculture are taught in relevant & sensitive ways. A series of teaching workshops at the Migration Museum Project’s Call Me By My Name exhibition were designed with this in mind.

28th March 2018
Shutterstock-1017596791 Mathematical formulae

Grant to research dynamical systems in pure mathematics

OU researchers have received a grant to investigate a major problem in an area of mathematics called ‘dynamical systems’, a subject that has seen huge growth in recent decades.

27th March 2018
MIAG group discussions at their recent meeting in Ghana

Day 62, Year of #Mygration: Researching Migration and Inclusive Growth in Africa

Building on a recent podcast by Dr Ben Lampert, which looked at diaspora communities & the significance of remittances, Professor Giles Mohan explores the inequalities these can often cause, and highlights the network he has brought together to promote 'inclusive growth'

27th March 2018
The Guardian University Awards 2018

OU recognised for teaching excellence and digital innovation

Two Open University (OU) projects which demonstrate teaching excellence and digital innovation have been shortlisted this month (March 2018) for the Guardian University Awards 2018.

26th March 2018

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