Delegates on the Transform Nutrition Short Course at IDS

Welcome to our first short course participants of 2017!

16 Jan 2017 We’re delighted to welcome a wonderfully diverse group of participants to our first short courses of 2017: impact evaluation and participatory action research. More details

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50th Anniversary Short Story Competition 2016 - Read the stories

13 Jan 2017 Read the winning five short stories which in our recent 50th Anniversary short story competition. More details

Picturing Inclusive CLTS Photo Competition

12 Jan 2017 Inclusive CLTS Photo Competition - looking for photos that illustrate inclusive CLTS, highlight good practice, depict innovative programming and the need to ‘reach the one in everyone’. More details
#DevTrends2017 - IDS students predict what development tends will be in 2017

IDS Students predict the development trends for 2017

20 Dec 2016 As an eventful 2016 draws to a close, MA students studying at IDS take stock and predict the 2017 development trends. More details

Justin Yifu Lin at the Global Research Consortium on Economic Structural Transformation (GReCEST) inaugural conference, which saw the launch of the book "BRICS in International Development", edited by Jing Gu, Alex Shankland and Anuradha Chenoy. Credit: M. Procopio - IDS

New “BRICS in International Development” book lauded in Beijing

19 Dec 2016 “BRICS in International Development”, published earlier this year by the Centre for Rising Powers and Global Development and Palgrave was lauded by former World Bank Chief Economist and Vice President, Justin Lin at the inaugural Global Research Consortium on Economic Structural Transformation (GReCEST) conference in Beijing last week. More details

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50th Anniversary Short Story Competition 2016 – The Results

14 Dec 2016 As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, IDS ran a short story competition open to staff, students, alumni and organisational partners with a story to tell about development. More details

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People shelter from the rain during a rally in Trafalgar Square at which tens of thousands of people protested the outcome of the EU referendum and declared their support for the EU.
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IDS Bulletin explores approaches to re-balance states-markets-society triad

14 Dec 2016 Articles in a new IDS Bulletin suggest that the over-dominance of market forces over government, business and civil society accounts for many of today’s development challenges, and suggest a rebalancing of the current states–markets–society triad. More details

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IDS defends UK research – Letter to The Times

12 Dec 2016 IDS responds robustly to accusations made in The Times newspaper. More details

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IDS PhD students share learning around the globe

09 Dec 2016 As part of their study programme, IDS PhD researchers are making the most of the opportunity to learn from academic experts at international events. More details

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Innovative Research Helps Rwanda Raise $9m in Tax Revenue

01 Dec 2016 For the first time, a study has been carried out in Africa, generating important research findings and helping to raise an additional $9 million USD in tax revenue for Rwanda. More details

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IDS contributes to first High-Level Report on Women’s Economic Empowerment

01 Dec 2016 Unique evidence from IDS and partners incorporated into the first High Level Report on Women’s Economic Empowerment highlights the centrality of unpaid care work to women’s economic empowerment and their opportunities in the world of work. More details

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