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Know Your Network: Nayelli Torres Salas (MAGen27)

Nayelli Torres Salas (MAGen27) remembers IDS and tells us about her career after graduating More...

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Know Your Network: Mahmuda Rahman Khan (MA7)

Read about how Mahmuda Rahman Khan's experiences at IDS has shaped her career 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...

My Experience of Recovery at IDS

Ben Clench (MAGov12) tell us about his experience of studying at IDS and the challenges of work post qualification following an Acquired Brain Injury. More...

Holding hands, Phil Guest, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Challenging orthodoxies - putting learning into practice

Continuing the theme of love and empathy in development; alumna Devi Dewi shares her experience of taking a stand against discrimination in the Indone… More...

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Climate Change Communication (Advancing The Paris Agreement in Botswana)

Watch the video created by Climate Exploration Hub for the Film4Climate Competition 2016. More...

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Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC)

IDS Alumnus and Alumni Ambassador for Kenya Collins Aseka shares his thoughts on the 2nd High Level Meeting of the GPEDC More...

Library books By faungg's photos CC BY-ND 2.0
Angela Little Special Collection: Sri Lanka

Angela's interest in Education in Sri Lanka began in 1975 at IDS. The Special Collection, hosted at UCL's Institute of Education library, dates from t… More...

Fajli Babu(mascot) while selling informs households to change their behaviour for a safe defecation
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...

_-_ complexity [1] By nerovivo (CC BY-SA 2.0)
Felix Bivens (DPhil07) reflects on pathways to a 'career' in the social non- profit sector

"If you hold tight to your commitments and the clarity you have about what you want to give to the world, then opportunities to live out this commitme… More...

Dubai Towers - Jumeirah Emirates Towers By Bengin Ahmad CC BY-ND 2.0
How to define and find a 'fragile city' - interview with Robert Muggah (MP21)

Find out about the Fragile Cities Data Visualization tool which generates a fragility “score” for 2,100 cities around the globe and how this can h… More...

Durdle Dor, Dorset.
Winning Short Story from Alum Roberto Franco-Alba

Congratulations to Alumnus Roberto Franco-Alba who won the IDS short story competition; read his published story in the Guardian Online More...

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Reporting from the India Alumni Event November 8, 2016

Professor John Gaventa engaged with IDS Alumni members. During his enlightening interaction, he shared IDS’ current focus, developments and strength… More...

PIFWA Mangrove Planting, By Marufish, CC BY-SA 2.0
The importance of political understandings of climate change

Be wary of narratives that deny local people’s agency and overlook their agendas and aspirations More...

Visita empresa agroindustrial en Romera; Ministerio de Agricultura Chile CC BY-NC 2.0
The benefits of PhD exchange

Learning from others - a reflection on the Questioning Development conference and PhD symposium with Cornell and Sussex More...

Talking on the offshoree By Pi.Longo CC BY-SA 2.0
HOW TO SPREAD LOVE IN DEVELOPMENT?

Reflections on the core value of development. More...

LIVE WELL, By athenamat CC BY-NC 2.0
Buen Vivir - perspectives of a PhD researcher

A reflection on what's needed to live well together - is there a role for big panels and big conferences? More...

Library books By faungg's photos CC BY-ND 2.0
Dr Surendra Vettivel publishes 10th book!

Alum Dr. Surendra Vettivel has recently authored two new e-books, read on to share his IDS Story and find out more about his writings More...

Colombians immediately after voting in the peace referendum. Image credit: James Bargent
Where next for peace in Colombia?

As the initial shock subsides, it is vital to understand why half the country felt they couldn’t vote for the deal, says Ariel Safdie. More...

Photo: By Dushan Hanuska 'LEARN' CC-BY-SA 2.0
The Importance of Teamwork and Shared Learning

Ellie shares her four take home messages from her experience of conducting research with the Dodowa Health Service More...

Coloured Pencils By Alan Cleaver CC BY 2.0
Prof Mammo Muchie launches new journal, with call for papers

Alum Professor Mammo Muchie launches new African Journal of which he is a co-editor More...

CARE-CCAFS in Gender & Participatory Research in Ghana, BY CCAFS, CC BY 2.0
Participatory Research and the Creation of Transformative Knowledge

Participation in research redefines and expands the research endeavor from an instrumental, linear process driven by a quest for answers to a process … More...

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