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: 27/1/2017 (all day)The Researchers in Development Network at the University of Leeds is excited to announce the 5th Annual RiDNet conference “I, Researcher: exploring the research experience – context, self and interdisciplinary practice” The conference will take place on the 27th of Read more
Date: 23/11/2016 – 24/11/2016The Leeds Social Sciences Institute and Centre for Global Development will be hosting a two-day high profile International Development conference around the over-arching theme of Vulnerability and Resilience at Weetwood Hall Hotel, Leeds. Why vulnerability? The theme of vulnerability speaks to a Read more
Date: 19/10/2016 | Time: 12.30pm – 1.30pmResearchers in Development Network (RiDNet) Leeds invite you to a lunch seminar on Wednesday 19th October: ‘Youth, police and violence in Rio de Janeiro’s favelas’ – Juliana Correa, guest PhD researcher from Fiocruz Brazil ‘Methodological and ethical challenges of doing Read more
Date: 22/6/2016 | Time: 11.30am – 4.00pmThe Cluster aims to establish a collaborative network of academic/intellectual capacity to engage with the themes of civil society, democracy and development and how they intersect. Our focus is not simply the day-to-day practice of large and small NGOs – Read more