Open University International Development academics report on a successful trial to deliver education in a COVID-safe way to areas without internet, TV or radio.
An alternative to traditional research has given voice to marginalised members of Africa’s LBGTQ+ community– not through the written word, but through the eye.
The BME Researchers Group discusses research and scholarship around race, ethnicity, coloniality and decolonisation.
Graduate of the OU's MAODE (Masters in Online and Distance Education) programme, Ayodele Odeogbola, has been awarded a house in the region he lives in, in Nigeria.
Research by Open University social policy academics is at the forefront of an campaign to improve conditions for migrant health workers globally.
Following the UK government's announcement that they will be reducing overseas aid, OU researcher, Lizzie Babister, explores the implications of this move.
UK government to increase defence spending by £16bn and slash overseas aid by £3bn. Alan Shipman highlights why switching aid to defence may not increase UK security.
After graduating from the Open University’s MSc in Global Development Management, Celia Bartlett secured a prestigious Studentship researching equity for women coffee producers.
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