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Top summer reading recommendations

16 Aug 2017 For students starting their international development courses in the autumn and for anyone with an interest in development studies we have put together a selection of books and publications authored by IDS and its partners. These titles from IDS' history and current research reflect a wide range of themes in development studies. More details

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Call for Health Systems Global Media Fellowship Programme

11 Aug 2017 Health Systems Global has launched a call for its first Media Fellowships Programme. This is an opportunity for journalists to engage and build relationships within the community and report on some of the biggest issues and challenges facing the global community in a rapidly changing world. The deadline for applications is 30 September 2017. More details

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Humanitarian Policy and Practice in a Changing Climate'.

IDS Bulletin calls for humanitarian aid and climate change sectors to work together

10 Aug 2017 The new IDS Bulletin, Courting Catastrophe? Humanitarian Policy and Practice in a Changing Climate, argues that humanitarian aid and climate change sectors need to work together to support adaptation to climate change in the long-term and not solely focus on short-term responses. More details
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IDS response to sexual harassment allegations within Ushahidi

25 Jul 2017 A statement from IDS responding to sexual harassment allegations within Ushahidi. More details

IDS Director elected as new Fellow of British Academy

21 Jul 2017 Director of the Institute of Development Studies, Professor Melissa Leach CBE, has been elected as a Fellow of the British Academy in recognition of her significant contributions to research in the social sciences. More details

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IDS Fellow delivers Together 2030 coalition statement at HLPF 2017

21 Jul 2017 IDS Fellow Jo Howard delivers statement at the Leveraging interlinkages for effective implementation of SDGs official session of the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) in New York, on behalf of Together 2030, an international coalition of over 500 civil society organisations. More details

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Institute seeks new Trustees for Board

18 Jul 2017 IDS is looking for outstanding individuals to join its Board of Trustees. The role requires exceptional candidates with a strategic vision who are passionate about helping lead the Institute through the next phase of its development. More details

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