About the Centre
The Centre for Global Development (CGD) is an interdisciplinary research centre. Established in 1984, the Centre draws on the expertise of more than sixty members from different schools and faculties at the University of Leeds in the field of international development.
The Centre also hosts the Researchers in Development Network (RiDNet), which unites PhD and early career researchers across the University.
Our aim is to promote academic excellence through generating knowledge on development issues in low income countries, and pursuing collaborative research with institutions in the developing world.
Date: 24/5/2016 | Time: 1.00pm – 4.00pmRiDNet (Researchers in Development Network) invite you to a Social Research Methods training event on May 24th at University of Leeds. The event is aimed at researchers interested in finding out about research methods used to collect data in the Read more
Date: 6/6/2016 – 10/6/2016This year’s CGD summer school is in cooperation with EADI Exploring challenges and opportunities to achieving ‘Just Practices of Development’ in the context of the SDGs As the international community gears up to respond to the new Sustainable Development Read more
Date: 7/4/2016 | Time: 1.00pm – 5.00pmReligion, homosexuality and LGBT rights in Africa Book Launch and Symposium 7 April 1pm to 5pm Venue Old Mining Building, room G.19 (Woodhouse lane) Speakers Dr Barbara Bompani, University of Edinburgh Prof Ezra Chitando, University of Zimbabwe Rev Jide Macaulay, Read more
Date: 14/3/2016 | Time: 12.30pm – 1.30pmPlanning to work with research assistants? RiDNet Brown Bag Lunch series brings you Working with Research Assistants in the Field. Monday 14th March at 12.30pm Geography East SR (B.01) Hear first-hand experiences from the field.. including from Madagascar, Malawi, Cameroon, Read more