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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 travel and new publications and ID… 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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Are social workers the answer to transformative participatory practice in development?

Current IDS student Katheryn Margaret Pascoe (MADev12) explains why development practitioners need to work in partnership with social workers if they … 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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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 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...

IDS Alumni Meet-Up Ethiopia May 2019
IDS Alumni in Ethiopia Meet-Up

IDS Alumni in Ethiopia met up with IDS researcher and alum Lidia Cabral More...

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Library News

The University’s plans for the refurbishment of the former BLDS library ground floor space this summer. More...

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New Resources Area Now Available!

Check out the new Resources area of the website and share your own useful publications, websites, tools, blogs, podcasts… More...

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Ideas From IDS: Graduate Papers from 2017/18

We are pleased to present this first edition of published term papers authored by IDS graduates (2017/18) from across ou… More...

Perspectives, Provocations & Initiatives

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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 consider studying development. 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...

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Are social workers the answer to transformative participatory practice in development?

Current IDS student Katheryn Margaret Pascoe (MADev12) explains why development practitioners need to work in partnershi… 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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