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IDS in the press

Technology as if People Mattered

06 May 2016
Ben Ramalingam's presentation at the Technology Justice

UK-SA Bilateral Research Chair a timely boost for food security research

05 May 2016
Article about the South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChi) quotes IDS' Stephen Devereux

Jing Gu | Bond

05 May 2016

Experts reveal lessons from the frontline of innovation in international development

29 Apr 2016
Ben Ramalingam is quoted, about the new Nesta project 'Innovation for International Development'


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Press Releases

Edible insects on the menu at Brighton Fringe event

17 May 2016
Bugs will be on the menu at this year’s Brighton Fringe Festival as experts debate the future of food.

George Osborne has to tackle poverty to address antibiotic resistance

15 Apr 2016
Ahead of George Osborne’s speech to the IMF in Washington, where he will call for immediate and global action to address the growing threat of resistance to antibiotics, the Institute of Development Studies appeals for these efforts to be underpinned with a commitment to universal access to effective antibiotics.

Concerns for Sex Workers as PrEP Risks Replacing Condoms in HIV Prevention

04 Feb 2016
Policy makers and HIV agencies urgently need to ensure that PrEP complements existing prevention programmes and does not undermine condom use to protect the health of sex workers.

New open access journal aspires to “transform development knowledge”

03 Feb 2016
The IDS Bulletin has just been re-launched as an open access journal, making it more widely available to non-academic audiences and accessible to researchers globally, including from countries such as India who cannot access journals through initiatives such as the Research4Life, which provides developing countries with free or low cost access to academic and professional peer-reviewed content online