The ESRC STEPS Centre has launched a new online learning website for self-study and use in teaching.
Blog: Dear Family: Refugees in Greece write to their loved ones19 June 2017Forced migration separates families - wrenching children from their parents and grandparents, separating siblings, and forcing partners to live apart. This World Refugee Day we share the letters[…]
Professor Leach’s contribution to social sciences recognised in Queen’s Honours List
Infectious diseases traceable to animals are driven by climate change, land-use change and the massive expansion of towns and cities, according to contributors to a paper in a major new output from the Dynamic Drivers of Disease in Africa Consortium,[…]
At a time when the youth employment challenge is worsening in Africa, authors of a new IDS Bulletin provide some much needed scrutiny of conventional policy approaches to youth unemployment and highlight the need to rethink interventions on training, migration,[…]
Blog: Yemen: The story of a war-affected people, strong in the face of adversity12 June 2017A moving first-hand account of the effects of the terrible conflict Yemen has been suffering for the past few years, but a call to remain[…]
Blog: Helping migrants adjust to a new life in Greece5 June 2017The story of a “stone soup” helps child
It was with huge sadness that we received the news about Robin Murray’s untimely death at the weekend.
Blog: Can social media help end violence against women and girls?31 May 2017On 27th April, in South Africa,
Blog: Yemen: Resilience in the face of starvation29 May 2017A shocking humanitarian situation in Ye
Achim Steiner, incoming director of the UN Development Programme, discusses the role of Sustainable Development Goals in focusing action around the world on green transformations.
Blog: Will the new WHO Director-General commit to end crushing healthcare user fees?18 May 2017Every year one billion people worldwide are denied medical care because they cannot afford to pay for it. The World Health Organisation's new Director-General must commit[…]
In a new special issue of the journal Peacebulding IDS researchers call for policymakers and practitioners to rethink security, peacebuilding and violence reduction in the light of Sustainable Development Goal 16 on ‘promoting peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development’.
A new film by Health Systems Global and the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research shows the vital role health policy and systems research (HPSR) plays in building stronger and more equitable health systems around the world.
Blog: Breaking the cycle of Turkana's drought crisis8 May 2017Turkana is among 23 counties, half of Kenya, that have been ravaged by a devastating drought. Oxfam's long term water solutions are helping families in Turkana break the cycle of crisis[…]
Action for Empowerment and Accountability is an international research programme which explores how social and political action can contribute to[…]
With expertise in citizenship and participation, politics and economics, financial inclusion, employment and agriculture, IDS uses an interdisciplinary, critical development[…]
Healthcare inequality in Vietnam: the price of a kidneyOanh is a 27-year-old kidney dialysis patient who lives in Hanoi with[…]
Research on how IDS is engaging with Habitat III and The New Urban, Agenda together with key resources on urbanisation.
Teddy, Quechua leader from Peru: “We need formal land titles to protect our territory”For 40 years, the Quechua communities in[…]
IDS's rich history and current research projects on humanitarian relief and development.
Around 15 per cent the world’s population have some form of disability, at least 80 per cent of whom are[…]
EU leaders: let aid do its job!Oxfam is joining forces with a group of incredible organizations. Together we’re calling on[…]
GROW campaign success stories 2016With your support, we achieved some incredible things in 2016, from fighting for land rights to[…]
2016 Tax Justice and Human Rights Essay CompetitionWe are delighted to announce the winners of the Oxfam and Tax Justice[…]
Still looking for safety: voices of refugees from Syria on solutions for the present and future20 June 2017This Oxfam’s research revealed[…]
Academic paper exploring the rise of authoritarian politics around the world, and how it relates to rural areas.
Dear family: how European migration policies are keeping families apart19 June 2017This report identifies the impact of European migration policies[…]
The AIIB’s energy opportunity: how the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s energy lending can chart a new path of sustainable development15[…]
Social media and digital technology offer immense potential for citizens, policymakers and practitioners to raise awareness of, monitor, and respond[…]
India has aligned to the importance of international trading systems while partaking a degree of independence in its trade policy[…]
Despite long-standing conceptual considerations of shame in understanding poverty and debates about its moral, social and emotional qualities, the role[…]
Through the lens of four case studies focused on women’s political participation (Palestine and Sierra Leone), and the passage of[…]
Now is the time: research on gender justice, conflict and fragility in the Middle East and North Africa5 June 2017This[…]
No end in sight: 50 years of impunity and inaction in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT)1 June 2017June 2017 marks[…]
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