Who we are

The Institute is home to approximately 100 researchers affiliated to thematic research clusters, 70 knowledge professionals, 65 professional staff and about 200 students at any one time. But the IDS community extends far beyond, encompassing an extensive network of over 360 partners, 3,000 alumni and hundreds of former staff.


What is IDS? Annual Review 2015 graphic


Our values

All of our work is underpinned by our values which define who we are, what we stand for and how we behave.

  • Respectful
  • Resourceful
  • Excellent
  • Inclusive

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