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: 12/6/2017 | Time: 12.30pm – 2.00pmRiDNet brown bag lunchtime seminar ‘Writing techniques for your PhD‘ Dr Nilam Ashra-McGrath (Health Sciences, University of Leeds) 12th June 12.30-2pm 8.119 Earth & Environment Monday’s event will be on the different types of writing techniques you could use to write your thesis (and other long Read more
Date: 23/5/2017 | Time: 12.00pmRiDNet brown bag lunchtime seminar ‘From data to paper: qualitative data analysis’ Lucie Middlemiss (SRI, University of Leeds) 24th May 12-2 Baines Wing SR 1.16 Our next event will be covering the topic of qualitative analysis. Dr Lucie Middlemiss (SRI, Read more
Date: 22/5/2017 – 24/5/2017Online conference May 22 – 24 2017 Organised by Leeds University Centre for Global Development (CGD) and INTRAC What can – or should – development achieve? Who decides what success looks like or how it should be measured? With the Read more
Date: 8/5/2017 | Time: 10.00am – 2.00pmPutting research into practice in development contexts brings its own unique challenges. This workshop, led by Dr Jen Dyer (Sustainability Research Institute), will explore a number of data collection methods. Jen will tie the theoretical rationale underpinning different methods, and Read more