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Alice Webb

Digital Knowledge Coordinator

Alice is a communications and knowledge professional, working with the Sanitation Learning Hub, as well as projects focused on health and epidemics, conflict, migration, and participation.  Alice’s academic background is in languages and literature, and she is interested in creating compelling and accessible stories from international development research.



Social Science in Humanitarian Action Platform

The Social Science in Humanitarian Action Platform aims to establish networks of social scientists with regional and subject expertise to rapidly provide insight, analysis and advice, tailored to demand and in accessible forms, to better design and implement the social and communication...



'Rejuvenate’ is a project that recognises the value that children and young people can bring when they are given the space and support to do so. It began with a process to collate and map previous and current child rights projects that exhibit substantive participation with children and youth...


The Sanitation Learning Hub

Together with partners around the world, our focus is to support and strengthen the sector to tackle the complex challenges it faces in delivering the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6.2.


Impact Story

Enabling young people to shape Ethiopia’s national policy

A winning research collaboration supported by the IDS-backed Impact Initiative has succeeded not only in getting young people’s voices heard by senior decision makers in Ethiopia but has also fed into the design of the country’s next national youth policy. Read Annual Review This new...

7 September 2020


Where are the data ethicists?

With increasing time pressures and a need to validate assumptions, there is growing concern that sound data ethics are seen as a luxury but as a recent discussion at IDS concluded, good data ethics are essential if research is to have meaningful impact.

24 November 2017


Alice Webb’s recent work


Open data initiatives: what has GODAN Action learnt so far?

From 19 to 23 March, IDS representatives will be taking part in a series of activities to reflect on promoting the use of open data in the agriculture and nutrition sectors, as partners in the GODAN (Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition) Action project funded by the UK's Department for...

20 March 2018