Sex, Rights and Pleasure Lab: Award winners

Students receive award for ideas to address online sexual violence

22 Feb 2017 On Valentine's Day two teams of students from IDS and University of Sussex were awarded for their inspiring ideas on how to tackle sexual violence. More details

IDS alum Bolaji Abdullahi

IDS alum finalist in Nigerian Alumni Awards 2017

14 Feb 2017 IDS alum Bolaji Abdullahi has been selected as a finalist for the British Council Alumni Awards 2017 in Nigeria under the Social Impact category, for his work on educational reforms in Nigeria. More details

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New insights on global sex education in our digital era

14 Feb 2017 New research on sex education in the digital era highlights the urgent need for greater digital literacy skills for both sex educators and young people. More details

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Going Open Access sees big jump in people reading IDS Bulletin

09 Feb 2017 The IDS Bulletin, was re-launched as a open access journal in January 2016. The re-launch saw the production of the publication brought back in-house and a new purpose-built website was launched which would host all new issues as well as the entire archive. One year later, statistics show a huge jump in article downloads. More details

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Winter Graduation 2017 #IDSGrad

09 Feb 2017 IDS celebrated winter graduation with 48 Masters students and four Doctoral researchers, all of whom returned to Brighton to receive their certificates from IDS Director Melissa Leach and the University of Sussex Chancellor Sanjeev Patel. More details

Students make their way to school after heavy floods in Sariakandi Upazila, Bogra, Bangladesh on 9 September 2014.

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Mobilising social science for humanitarian action – Launch of online platform

08 Feb 2017 Launched today is the Social Science in Humanitarian Action: A Communication for Development Platform. This platform, developed in partnership between IDS and UNICEF with support from Anthrologica, is an online resource which aims to establish networks of social scientists to rapidly provide insight and advice to emergency responses. More details
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Centre for Social Protection newsletter 37

31 Jan 2017 Welcome to the thirty seventh issue of the Centre for Social Protection Newsletter. The 'talking point' in this edition is financing social protection'. More details


Vote for your favourite idea to emerge from the Sex, Rights and Pleasure Lab

27 Jan 2017 We invite you to share and like your favourite concept via YouTube. On 10 February 2017 we will collate the number of views and likes and the one with the highest number will win a prize. More details

IDS ranked in top five of international development think tanks

27 Jan 2017 IDS and University of Sussex recognised for high quality research and learning on international development in 10th edition of 2016 Global Go to Think Tank Index More details

Women wait outside a health clinic in Sierra Leone

Universal health coverage and the end of Africa's boom

26 Jan 2017 A new IDS Rapid Response briefing examines what this means for universal health coverage in Africa and for achieving the United Nations Global Goal 3. More details

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South Africa tops new Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index - Africa

26 Jan 2017 South Africa ranks highest in the first Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index – Africa (HANCI-Africa) launched today. More details

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

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