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Measures to control the current pandemic impact more heavily on everyone whose access to internet and digital technologies is limited. But in some countries, the impact can be particularly devastating, says Anna Colom.
This blog by Dr Lorena Lombardozzi, Lecturer in Economics, outlines an event held by the Open University's Gender and Social Policy research group: 'Building the OU gender - social policy network, global governance and policy impact'
"The precious ‘real world’ insights that academics try to decipher in silent velvety libraries, are what many OU students experience in their lives". Dr Lorena Lombardozzi highlights the power of education.
What might a visit to the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, the Museum of Modern Art, a UN diplomat, Saint Peter’s Cathedral, Geneva, and the World Conference on Online Learning have to do with interdisciplinarity?
Open University PhD student, Kirsteen Merrilees, has just completed the Everest Marathon! Before she set off, she wrote us a blog outlining her preparations.
Dr Lorena Lombardozzi reflects on an Open University workshop exploring China's Belt and Road Initiative and laying the foundations for a new research network.
Today's blog is by Dr Jessica Hope, Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellow at the University of Bristol & Chair of the Developing Areas Research Group of the Royal Geographical Society.
In this blog, Dr Sameen Zafar reminds us of the need to include overlooked elder refugee groups in development debates and policies
Innogen's Professor Theo Papaioannou reflects on the International Development Summer Course.
This blog, written by Pauline Gleadle, Visiting Professor at The Open University, reflects on a recent workshop she led
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