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Foresight in International Development

Why don’t we use ‘foresight’ to prepare for the future?

23 Sep 2016 The new IDS Bulletin ‘Foresight in international development’ published this week argues that foresight approaches should be at the centre of development research and questions why they are not. More details

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Unchecked inequalities could threaten the Global Goals

21 Sep 2016 The new World Social Science Report ‘Challenging Inequalities – Pathways to a Just World’ highlights the harmful impact of inequalities on citizens, communities and countries. More details

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IDS welcomes its largest intake of Development Studies students

19 Sep 2016 This September, hundreds of students will be preparing to start their postgraduate study in Development Studies at Sussex. At IDS ourselves, we are preparing to welcome a new intake of students from over forty countries to study one of our seven Masters (MA) courses. For those students embarking on this journey, we have some key information below. More details

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Matters of the Earth

17 Sep 2016 IDS response to media story on Matters of the Earth More details

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Call For Proposals To Design ‘Gendering Social Science Research Methods’ Module

15 Sep 2016 PASGR are inviting researchers and educators with experience in gender studies/gender advocacy and policy to submit proposals to develop a three-day module on ‘Gendering Social Science Research Methods’. More details

Precarious Lives Report Launch

Report warns of dangers of fast-food spread in developing countries

08 Sep 2016 New IDS research reveals the hidden costs of the recent global food price crisis. More details
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Your international development summer reading starts here

18 Aug 2016 This is a selection of books and publications from IDS Researchers which encompass a wide range of themes in development studies from IDS' 50 year history. More details

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Ground-breaking new research informs Ghana’s national plan of action on domestic violence

17 Aug 2016 Nearly one in three women and one in five men are experiencing domestic violence in Ghana and young people are most at risk, says a new study released today. More details

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John Gaventa contributes to inequality discussion alongside Joseph Stiglitz at World Congress of Political Science

09 Aug 2016 Research Director, John Gaventa, responds to presentation on inequality by Joseph Stiglitz at World Congress on Political Science in Poznan More details

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New initiative enables engagement with open data in agriculture and nutrition

03 Aug 2016 New initiative launched to support global efforts to make agricultural and nutritionally relevant data available More details

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