Migration and forced displacement are among today's most pressing global challenges. Our research focuses on mobility, skills and development, integration and citizenship.
Exploring gender and feminist approaches to investigate socio-economic dynamics. New members are welcome.
Human well-being is about more than income. It's about opportunities, what people can be and do – and how innovation affects this.
Innovation is the fundamental engine of growth, employment and quality of life. How can we ensure its advantages are more evenly distributed?
Infrastructure demands are key to inclusive development. So how do we make sure no-one is excluded?
Transition to a low-carbon economy is not a simple matter of finding the 'best' technologies.
Innovation profoundly affects health systems and access to care. We are investigating the links between innovation and health equity.
Transforming education is vital to meet the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. We are investigating innovations to increase participation in learning.
Welcome to The Open University’s International Development and Innovation research portal. The ground-breaking research outlined here reflects our mission to promote educational opportunity and social justice.
Discover the wide-ranging research and teaching projects undertaken and led by strategic units with the Faculty of Arts and Social Science
To find out more about our work, or to discuss a potential project, please contact:
International Development Research Office
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
The Open University
T: +44 (0)1908 858502