Learning Opportunities

All members should post information about upcoming conferences, seminars, MOOCs, short courses etc. We review each advert submitted to us to try to ensure the opportunities included here are genuine and appropriate. However, we can’t guarantee this so would urge you to be cautious – particularly of adverts which demand personal or financial information.

The Burn, By Goodenough College

Gender Camp - Scotland 20-23 July

Every professional feminist, and aspiring professional feminist, deserves a holiday

Posted on: 14 Mar 2018

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Call for Papers: International Development Postgraduate Conference (15 April)

Warwick's GRP on International Development will be hosting its second annual Postgraduate Conference, on the theme of how we can approach poverty and inequality in both academia and praxis.

Posted on: 14 Feb 2018

Camera by Paul Hammerton, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Participatory Video Festival, Ghent, May 2018 - call for videos Mar15

Learn from the most innovative and relevant video-using trends in- and outside academia; in participatory action research, visual ethnography, visual arts, activism, advocacy work etc.

Posted on: 9 Feb 2018

Learning: Miloš Marković (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Global Health & Disability Online Course Feb26 for 3 weeks

A 3 week (maximum 4 hours per week) free online course from the International Centre for Evidence in Disability at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Posted on: 5 Feb 2018

Today’s Reading by catherinecronin CC BY-SA 2.0

15 Marie Sklodowska-Curie PhD positions: Apply Mar1

A shared research and training agenda to educate the next generation of interdisciplinary social-environmental scientists on feminist political ecology in Europe.

Posted on: 5 Feb 2018

Learn, By Voluntary Amputation, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Social Protection Short Course (Apply Mar2)

This course expands your knowledge and conceptual understanding of social protection approaches and provides vital insight into recent evidence and thinking on social protection

Posted on: 24 Nov 2017

Seed Blog, By U.S. Department of Agriculture CC BY 2.0

Conference presentations/Communique: Children, Poverty and Inequality in Africa

Presentations from policy makers, practitioners and researchers in identifying solutions for fighting child poverty and inequality in Africa, and in inspiring action towards change

Posted on: 3 Nov 2017

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Free online course on Pathways to Sustainability

STEPS Centre online course is informed by a decade of the STEPS Centre’s work linking research and action on sustainability - why not take a look?

Posted on: 21 Jun 2017

India-Pakistan Borderlands at Night, By NASA's Earth Observatory CC BY 2.0

Cities and Urbanisation: free online lectures

Free online lecture packages from UN-Habitat focusing on subjects related to cities and urbanisation

Posted on: 16 May 2017

IDS Alumni Network Careers Event Poster March 2017

Watch a video of the IDS Student Careers Session 2017

We are pleased to share a short video from the IDS Alumni Network careers seminar in March 2017.

Posted on: 10 May 2017

Library books By faungg's photos CC BY-ND 2.0

STEPS Centre E-book 'Agriculture and Food' FREE

The introduction by Ian Scoones in the FREE e-book 'Agriculture and Food: Pathways to Sustainability' explores how different pathways emerge in agriculture and how sustainability is generated.

Posted on: 7 Apr 2017

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Melissa Leach talks about 'Tackling Health-related Global Challenges'

A seminar by Professor Melissa Leach, Director of the Institute of Develpment Studies (IDS), University of Sussex.

Posted on: 4 Apr 2017

Aspire-edu E-Learning Cafe, University of Porto, CC BY-SA 2.0

E-learning resource packs and webinars

Professional development reading packs and video presentations on governance, social development, humanitarian response and conflict.

Posted on: 18 Jul 2016

Photo By: Sam Cox Radial Symmetry: Spokes, CC BY-NC 2.0

Exciting new search available for IDS alumni network members

A quick search of the OKHUB repository is now available

Posted on: 8 Jun 2016

Photo By: likeablerodent 'Ripples' (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Ruptures and Ripple Effects in the Middle East and Beyond

The new Open Access IDS Bulletin is here! This month the bulletin considers myths around conflict and development about the Middle East region.

Posted on: 27 May 2016

Photo by CadaverTeeth: ‘Learn’ (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Development Studies – Past, Present and Future

Looking back to look forward on 50 years of development studies.

Posted on: 6 May 2016

National WASH Program in rural Azerbaijan; World Bank Photo Collection CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

UNEP-DHI Water Webinar Series

Approaching the SDGs through Innovation in Water Management: A series of webinars focusing on approaches in water management relevant to targets of the SDGs, specifically SDG6 on Water and Sanitation

Posted on: 4 May 2016

Visita empresa agroindustrial en Romera; Ministerio de Agricultura Chile CC BY-NC 2.0

FREE ACCESS: Journal of Peasant Studies Special Issues

the Journal of Peasant Studies has a great collection of open access articles - see the latest offers

Posted on: 3 May 2016

Credit: Barta IV

Blog: Sussex Development Lecture 5 May 2016

Sustainable Development Goal 4 Education - Necessary Ambition or Misplaced Folly?

Posted on: 11 Mar 2016