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IDS Email for Life

Answering some Frequently Asked Questions on the email for life service from IDS More...

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Top Ten Tips For Success in Development Job Interviews

IDS Alumni shared with us their top tips for success at DFID job interviews, many of which are applicable to other development interviews. More...

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Listen to girls: Making social protection work for girls and young women at CSW 63

After experiencing CSW63 IDS student Amy Quinn-Graham (MAGen31) challenges policymakers to include young women in their process, even if that means di… More...

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ELDIS

Sharing the best in global development research for policy and practice. More...

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Yellow Monday

IDS Yellow Monday (YM) is a weekly internal newsletter for current IDS Staff and Students. YM includes news, member trav… More...

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IDS Seminar Displaced Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh

Download the presentation from the lunchtime seminar given by IDS alum Asif Munier (MADev05) on displaced Rohingya Refug… More...

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MA Gender & Development 20 Year Reunion

20 years after graduating around half of the MA Gender & Development cohort return to IDS and Brighton for a weekend. More...

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Know Your Network - Juan Carlos Pane (PHD17)

Ever wanted to know more about the journey of IDS PhD students? Read on to find out more about Juan Carlos Pane's story … More...

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Watch an interview with IDS alum about América Sin Muros // America With No Walls

Take a look at this interview with IDS alum Bernado Mendéz Lugo (MP04) about his work with América Sin Muros. More...

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IDS Alumni Newsletters

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RIGHT - public members for committees

Opportunity to join an advisory committee in mental health research in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs) More...

Perspectives, Provocations & Initiatives

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Alarming reminder to development workers –the case of Hong Kong

A current IDS Masters student tells us why it is vital the international development community pays attention to the situation in Hong Kong. More...

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Why does development studies matter to journalism?

IDS student Ying Yu Chen (MADev12) tells why, for her, in order to be a journalist focusing on global issues you should … More...

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Listen to girls: Making social protection work for girls and young women at CSW 63

After experiencing CSW63 IDS student Amy Quinn-Graham (MAGen31) challenges policymakers to include young women in their … More...

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(“Digital”) + (“Disruption”) + (“Development”)>

IDS student Rebecca Webb (MADev12) tells us how studying at IDS has shown her how digital disruption could help reduce i… More...

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Women’s rights in Brazil will face their biggest threat under Bolsonaro’s government

IDS MA Gender & Development Students Barbara Da Silva Paes and Nana Soares (MAGen32) tell us why women will be leading t… More...

Perspectives: Gender

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A report from Shishu Aangina's Workshops on Gender Equality, Mental Health and Wellbeing for Youth

Mahumda Rahman Khan (MA7) tells us about the Workshops on Gender Equality and Mental Health held in Bangladesh in collaboration with private universit… More...

Video: Q&A on Gender Justice

Watch this short video made by Chloe Vaast (MAGen25) for the #MAGen30 Gender Justice week More...

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Proud to promote Gender Equality

Mahmuda Khan (MA7) shares a report from an event in Bangladesh saying "I always feel proud of being an IDS Alumnus, when doing something to promote ge… More...

Mentoring

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What Mentoring Isn't

Some guidance on what to expect/not expect from a mentoring relationship More...

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IDS Alumni Mentoring - Best Practice

Getting the best out of mentoring More...

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Guidance for those looking for mentors and advice

A how to guide for those looking for online mentoring and advice More...

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