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Touching Hearts and Minds Together: A Conversation with Melissa Leach

Find out what IDS Director, Melissa Leach, thinks about love, relationships, emotions and feelings in development. More...

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Life Cycle approach an example of strategic Behaviour Change Communication

Empowering behaviour change process and facilitating an enabling environment for CLTS approach to scale. More...

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IDS Bar with Charles Armitage (ND)
Exciting update re IDS Restaurant and Bar

Revamping the IDS Bar and Restaurant - a sneak peak! 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 Students Welcome to IDS #LifeAtIDS

Slides from the welcome to IDS event hosted by the IDS alumni office for new students More...

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ELDIS

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

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...

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...

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...

Signing the #BeBoldForChange wall at the USAID / BRUR event in Bangladesh
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...

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