Dr Georgina Blakeley, Director of Teaching and Deputy Head of School in FASS has been announced as the winner of the prestigious 2019 European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities.
Professor Nicola Yeates is to give expert evidence and discuss her recommendations for action to members of the Expert Advisory Group of WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel.
The OU/BBC co-produced documentary "The Fires That Foretold Grenfell" won the prestigious Broadcast Award at the 15th Annual Learning On Screen Awards which took place on Thursday 25th April. Judges described the documentary as “arresting, artfully made and well-researched, with a strong emotional impact”. The documentary was supported by FASSAcademic Prof Steve Tombs.
David Humphreys, Professor of Environmental Policy at The Open University gave a speech outside the Houses of Parliament on climate change and was interviewed by Andy Collins on the BBC Radio Three Counties show, 15th April.
The OU is taking part in the 2019 Imagine! Festival. It's the fifth year of the Imagine! Festival of Ideas and Politics where politics and the arts combine to bring you a unique way of imagining the future of the great city of Belfast. Three academics from FASS, Dr Shaf Towheed, Dr Karen Hagan, and Dr Alex Barber will be delivering talks to new audiences.