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Professor Xue Lan, Senior International Associate on Rising Power in International Development programme

Professor Xue Lan welcomed as new Senior International Associate for IDS

19 Dec 2014 Professor Xue Lan, Dean of the School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University, recently accepted the invitation from the Rising Powers in International Development programme to be Senior International Associate. More details

Institute of Development Studies news and analysis

IDS Update, December 2014

18 Dec 2014 This is the latest news from IDS. More details

Tanzania Terrat_Simangiro District_Credit: Sven Torfinn / Panos

New project will explore drivers of animal-to-human diseases

17 Dec 2014 IDS has begun work on an international research project exploring the factors that drive zoonotic disease transmission in Tanzania More details

Still from the digital story Ups and Downs in Shillong

Using innovative film-based storytelling to help improve the lives of women and girls

17 Dec 2014 How IDS researchers are using creative storytelling approaches to support women’s empowerment and effect policy change More details

Woman at Chaman Babrak Afghanistan Lana Slezic Panos

Technology only part of solution to more inclusive emergency relief efforts

01 Dec 2014 Technology has potential to help include people with disabilities in crises responses, but we must not let it become another mechanism of exclusion. More details
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Sierra Leone Gbeka - Credit: Samuel Aranda/Panos

Understanding Ebola: Launch of the Ebola Response Anthropology Platform

26 Nov 2014 The Ebola Response Anthropology Platform has been launched by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in partnership with IDS and the University of Exeter More details

Impact issue, IDS Bulletin cover image

New IDS analysis outlines how we should rethink impact evaluation for development

18 Nov 2014 New IDS analysis presents a ‘rallying cry’ for impact evaluation to rise to the challenges of a post-2015 world More details

HANCI Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index

UK tops rankings for tackling global hunger and undernutrition

17 Nov 2014 Latest findings from HANCI show that the UK has topped the rankings and is making a clear effort in the fight against hunger and undernutrition. More details

Group photo taken during CAITEC-MOFCOM visit to IDS in October 2014. Credit. R.Coleman - IDS

High level Chinese delegation welcomed to discuss research on UK/China trade and investment with Africa

17 Nov 2014 A senior delegation from Chinese think tank CAITEC and from the Ministry of Commerce spent a week in the UK as part of IDS-led project on China-UK Cooperation on Trade and Investment in Poverty Reduction. More details

Institute of Development Studies news and analysis

New co-editor sought for European Journal of Development Research

13 Nov 2014 The European Journal of Development Research is seeking a new co-editor with expertise in the political economy of development (broadly defined) to join its thriving editorial team. More details

Institute of Development Studies news and analysis

News at IDS - November 2014

13 Nov 2014 The latest news, events, research and publications from IDS. More details

Credit: Praxis 2013

Contributions needed for the Research Uptake Symposium and Training Exchange

11 Nov 2014 The Research Uptake (ResUp MeetUp) Symposium and Training Exchange has issued two exciting calls for proposals to contribute to the forthcoming event in 2015. The event is being jointly organised by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and the African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) will convene in Nairobi, Kenya from 9-12 February 2015. More details

Institute of Development Studies news and analysis

IDS Alumni News - November 2014

07 Nov 2014 IDS Alumni News, November 2014. More details

Boy stand by a burning car in the 2008 Mozambique riots.

IDS research helps explain the links between food riots and food rights

07 Nov 2014 IDS research reveals new insights into how and why people protest to demand protection in food crises. More details

A mural on a wall in the Kibera slum depicting scenes of violence.

Setting a new agenda for the study of civil wars and political violence

06 Nov 2014 In a Special Issue of the Journal of Conflict Resolution published last week, academics call for a diverse range of approaches to understand the complex challenges of civil war and political violence. More details

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