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Vivienne Benson

Communications Officer

Research

Project

Inclusion Works

The Inclusion Works programme is testing innovative ways to improve economic empowerment and inclusion for people with disabilities, enabling them to find employment and earn a living. Launched in June 2019, Inclusion Works runs in Bangladesh, Nigeria, Kenya and Uganda. Funded by UK aid,...

Project

The Impact Initiative

Five year initiative that seeks to maximise the impact of research funded by the ESRC DFID Strategic Partnership.

Opinions

Opinion

IDS Joins the Health Systems Global Team

Ahead of the fourth Global Symposia on Health Systems Research (HSR2016) hosted by Health Systems Global (HSG) in Canada, November, the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) has taken on the role to provide communications for HSG and the Global Symposia.

29 February 2016

Publications

Vivienne Benson’s recent work

News

Making the case for the UK’s investment in interdisciplinary research

At a time of increasing scrutiny of UK Aid-funded university research, leaders of UK research councils and the Department for International Development (DFID) came together at the Wellcome Collection on 8 July, to discuss how to maximise the impact of the UK’s investment in interdisciplinary...

16 July 2019

News

Crowdsourcing images on authority in Lebanon and Jordan

As part of the Public Authority and Legitimacy Making (PALM) project in urban Lebanon and Jordan, the team has launched a call for communities to share images to show how authority is exercised by 30 May 2019. These images will contribute to the wider project and research on host-refugee...

17 April 2019