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Leaders meet in Japan to achieve health for all by 2030

11 Dec 2017 The Universal Health Coverage Forum 2017 (12 – 15 December) in Tokyo sees leaders, donors, civil society, health providers and academics, including researchers from IDS, come together to agree the best way forward to achieving the Sustainable Development Goal of health for all by 2030. More details

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MAVC awarded 2017 Market Research Society President’s Medal

06 Dec 2017 IDS research component of Making All Voices Count (MAVC) programme wins Market Research Society's President's Medal More details
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Why new industrial strategy can help UK’s progress on Sustainable Development Goals

30 Nov 2017 The grand challenges set out in the UK government’s new industrial strategy are global in scope and closely align with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) framework. IDS researchers set out how progress on both can be achieved. More details

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What next for Zimbabwe?

27 Nov 2017 Two issues could be central to Zimbabwe's political and economic future - land reforms and the role of China. More details

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Winner of Civil Service Innovation Award inspired by IDS research

24 Nov 2017 The Frontier Technologies Livestreaming team, which is composed of DFID, IMC International and IDS staff members, won the award for their three-year programme designed to help the Department for International Development (DFID) apply frontier technologies to real challenges in development. More details

Alum pledges £260k to support IDS scholars from South

20 Nov 2017 We are delighted to announce that IDS recently received a substantial boost to the IDS scholarship fund from one of our postgraduate alums. More details

Shining a Spotlight on Gender Justice

16 Nov 2017 To celebrate the IDS/Sussex MA Gender & Development course's 30th year, we organised a 'Spotlight on Gender Justice' week 6-10 November 2017. It brought together alumni, students staff and friends to talk about gender justice; where we are now; where we have been and challenges for the future. More details


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Brighton hosts UK-China knowledge exchange on health and social care

14 Nov 2017 Researchers, health commissioners, local government officials and health care providers from Brighton and Hove and China met to discuss how health and welfare systems can adapt to meet the realities of a rapidly growing older population. More details

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Celebrating One Health Day 2017

02 Nov 2017 The second international One Health Day is marked on Friday 3 November – drawing attention to the interconnectedness of human, animal and environmental health. See our resources on this theme. More details

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IDS at GPSA: citizen action for open, accountable & inclusive societies

01 Nov 2017 IDS and partners are showcasing work on accountability from two international research programmes, Making All Voices Count (MAVC) and Action for Empowerment and Accountability (A4EA), at this year’s Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA) Partners’ Forum. More details

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