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.
A new OU/BBC series, ICONS, in which viewers can vote for their favourite 20th-century figure. The next show is on Tuesday 5th February on BBC2 at 9pm. The FASS's academic consultants on the series are Dr Richard Jones and Dr Luc-André Brunet.