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The set of Employability Skills presented in the chart below has been developed by IDS, the Department of International Development, University of Sussex and by our Alumni.
Posted on: 12 Sep 2018
New site to engage in development discussions in Latin America
Posted on: 14 May 2018
IDS seminar from alums Santiago Ripoll and Elise Wach on recent research on food systems with small farmers in Nicaragua, Senegal and UK
Posted on: 30 Apr 2018
Mamunur tell's his story from IDS to his leadership of a social movement to improve women's menstrual health management in Bangladesh
Posted on: 16 Apr 2018
Mahumda Rahman Khan (MA7) tells us about the Workshops on Gender Equality and Mental Health held in Bangladesh in collaboration with private universities, a social enterprise and the British Council.
Posted on: 15 Apr 2018
“It is not the torch in Jakarta that would make Indonesia bright, but rather the candles throughout its villages.” Report from Indonesia Alumni Network round-table discussion.
Posted on: 29 Jan 2018
Watch this short video made by Chloe Vaast (MAGen25) for the #MAGen30 Gender Justice week
Posted on: 9 Nov 2017
Guest Blog for the Spotlight on #GenderJustice week in celebration of #MAGen30 Zohra Moosa (MA16), Dinah Musindarwezo (MA20) and Lee Webster (MA18)
Posted on: 3 Nov 2017
IDS Alum Charles Lane (DP90) has written a book about the Barabaig, who he lived with as part of his doctoral studies at IDS in the late 1980s
Posted on: 22 Sep 2017
IDS Alumni in Bangladesh hold a hugely successful event
Posted on: 24 Aug 2017
Laura Chao (MAPov04) tells us about the re-election of Governor Salim Mgalla Mvurya (MAP05)
Posted on: 23 Aug 2017
Read about Early Childhood Care, Development and Education (ECCD&E) in India.
Posted on: 21 Aug 2017
Social impact investment in India: what can NGO's offer?
Posted on: 21 Aug 2017
Read about IDS student Jae's first few months in the UK studying for a PhD
Posted on: 19 Jul 2017
Nancy Okail (DPhil06) writes on the anniversary of her prison sentence in the NGO trial; about how Egypt has been deteriorating on all levels and details of the harassment faced in Rome last month.
Posted on: 5 Jun 2017
Watch IDS alumni in Washington DC talk about Media and Civic Engagement: from protests to dialogue
Posted on: 30 May 2017
Posted on: 24 May 2017
On participation, silent majority, and privilege.
Posted on: 15 May 2017
Nayelli Torres Salas (MAGen27) remembers IDS and tells us about her career after graduating
Posted on: 11 May 2017
Read about how Mahmuda Rahman Khan's experiences at IDS has shaped her career
Posted on: 10 May 2017
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 gender equality"
Posted on: 8 May 2017
Ben Clench (MAGov12) tell us about his experience of studying at IDS and the challenges of work post qualification following an Acquired Brain Injury.
Posted on: 26 Apr 2017
Dare to Eat Natural, Healthy Snacks Powered by Insects Event
Posted on: 22 Mar 2017
Continuing the theme of love and empathy in development; alumna Devi Dewi shares her experience of taking a stand against discrimination in the Indonesian scholarship system.
Posted on: 14 Feb 2017
Watch the video created by Climate Exploration Hub for the Film4Climate Competition 2016.
Posted on: 10 Feb 2017