ODID, Oxford, June
New funding for Young Lives
Young Lives has forged a new partnership with the Wellcome Trust which will lead to a new stream of research focusing on wellbeing and mental health. The funding comes as the team prepare to launch their latest survey round, the first in person since the pandemic. Read more.
Humanitarian aid as performance?
When refugees use humanitarian assistance in rational but unexpected ways, aid agencies often fail to understand this ‘off script’ response. Naohiko Omata suggests identifying the roles actors in the aid system are expected to perform can help address mismatches between them. Read more.
Plane used for renditions located
An artist creating an animation for an ODID research project documenting human rights violations in 1970s South America has unexpectedly located an Argentinian naval plane used for the secret rendition of political prisoners between countries. Read more.
New UN report on green technology
A new report by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) exploring the potential opportunities green technologies offer low-income countries draws on research by Professor Xiaolan Fu. Read more.
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