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Alumni Blog: Perspectives, Provocations & Initiatives

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Considerations when embarking on a PhD: Lessons learned from my first year

Katheryn-Margaret Pascoe (MADev12) shares some practical information and tips for starting and surviving your first year of being a PhD researcher using her recent experience in th… More...

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Impact of Covid- 19 on inequalities in the world of work

IDS Student Anjali Dhingra (MADev13) highlights how inequalities are being exacerbated by Covid-19, with marginalised, l… More...

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Which step of the ladder? COVID-19 demands and International Development Reports-2020

IDS alum Ranjani Krishnamurthy (MP13) briefly analyses several key international development reports looking for new tre… More...

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Hopes and wishes for what comes next (2/3): Smart Green Lifestyles

A second hope for the post-pandemic, wishing that some of the new sustainable behaviours being adopted in the wake of co… More...

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What does our criticism of urban sustainability reveal about the hypocrisy of the West?

Simone Fernandes (MADev13) asks if given the inequality that persists in cities whether Western countries have a right t… More...

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Student Blog: Developing Perspectives

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Developing Perspectives is a platform for students to explore important themes, contemporary challenges, and global events related to international development and poverty reduction through the lens of our evolving perspectives, informed both by our studies and diverse experiences. Our writers and editors are a diverse group of current students pursuing Masters degrees in development studies. Coming from many different backgrounds and from all over the world our writers bring a wealth of different experiences, perspectives, and interests.

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