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Researchers develop model that predicts outbreak of zoonotic diseases

17 Jun 2016
Dynamic Drivers of Disease in Africa Consortium quoted

From Farm Workers Settlement to Booming Business Centre

10 Jun 2016
AllAfrica website republishes Ian Scoones' blog

G7 are key to realising the Sustainable Development Goals

27 May 2016
ODI site 'Deliver 2030' re-published IDS story featuring videos of Melissa Leach, Deepta Chopra and Annie Wilkinson speaking about what role the G7 has to play in achieving the SDGs, tackling unpaid care, and addressing growing resistance to antibiotics, as world leaders met this week at the G7.

Q&A: Making the SDG agenda work for LDCs

27 May 2016
STEPS Centre co-hosting event in London 'Reimagining development in the LDCs: what role for the SDGs?'

ASU documentary 'After Coal' to premier at U.S. and U.K. festivals

27 May 2016
New film 'After Coal' features work John Gaventa did 40 years about the decline of the coal industry in South Wales

Will UN Habitat III bind cities to take action

27 May 2016
Article about 'Habitat III', an upcoming UN conference on housing and sustainable urban development, mentions Gordon McGranahan who spoke at an IIED event on 5 May

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Institute of Development Studies awarded highest rating for funding transparency

28 Jun 2016
Transparify awards Institute highest possible rating for transparency around sources of funding.

IDS-led team wins first prize for social science response to Ebola

22 Jun 2016
The Ebola Response Anthropology Platform and the related Ebola: lessons for development initiatives led by Professor Melissa Leach at the Institute of Development Studies have won the prestigious Economic and Social Research Council Outstanding International Impact Prize for their rapid and effective response during the epidemic.

Leading experts recast lens on how states, markets and society will shape new development era

15 Jun 2016
On 5-6 July some of the world’s leading experts will join together at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) to take part in an international conference on ‘States, markets and society in a reconfigured world: Defining a new era for development’.

New research will inform the future of financial inclusion in Africa

25 May 2016
The Institute for Development Studies is part of a consortium that has won a £2.017 million grant for much needed research on inclusive finance and the contribution it can make to sustainable and inclusive growth in Africa. The project is funded under the DFID-ESRC Growth Research programme (DEGRP) and the lead IDS researchers are Professor Stephany Griffith-Jones and Dr Stephen Spratt.