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News Archive for August 2017

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Open University welcomes new commonwealth distance-learning scholarship students from Uganda

Twelve Ugandan development workers will start studying The Open University’s MSc in Development Management in November this year.  The twelve, selected in May from over 100 applicants, will be recipients of Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships which cover fees for the course and also fund face-to-face workshops conducted by Open University tutors in Kampala for each of the six modules making up the course.

27 August 2017, 12:10
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Health and industry research contributes to changing ideas and policies in East Africa and internationally

Work undertaken by The Open University, with a network of African and other experts, is contributing to policy change around industry and healthcare in East Africa and internationally.

24 August 2017, 12:01
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GCRF: pre-announcement of Autumn calls worth £16m

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has made a pre-announcement of four new calls under the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).

18 August 2017, 08:06

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