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University of Leeds RiDNet (Researchers in Development Network) member and Leeds Trinity University PhD student Jo Clarke had her first journal article published in the International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics. Titled Sport Policy in Cameroon, the article draws on Jo’s PhD which critically explores Sport for Development in Cameroon. Jo recently returned...

Thinking of applying for a Development related Internship? Second year International Development and Italian student Ludwig Ahlqvist blogs about his experience of working as an intern in a Washington D.C based NGO ‘Free The Slaves’ I did a two months internship this summer (2015) at a Washington, D.C. based NGO called...

Blog post by Rasika Soman Rasika Soman, a Master’s student from York University reflects on how the RiDNet conference, held recently at the University of Leeds, helped her to reflect on her own research project. “Visiting the conference on Fieldwork in Development Contexts organized by the Researchers in Development Network...

Luke Humphrey, Leeds University International Development student, blogs about the CGD annual lecture In the wake of the tragedy of the Paris attacks comes perhaps a world changing two weeks of negotiations at the 2015 UN Climate Change Conference held from November 30th to December 11th. I say perhaps because...

RiDNet member Caroline Ward blogs about some of the challenges she faces as she heads off to conduct PhD fieldwork in Madagascar Blog post by Caroline Ward “Just a couple of weeks before I was due to leave for my three month fieldwork stint in Madagascar I was greeted by...

WOMID is a new global mentoring initiative for women working in international development, facilitating mentorship between early career academics and practitioners. Alex Dorgan and Beth Harrison, who co-founded WOMID based on their own experiences of doing PhDs, explain what WOMID is all about and how you can get involved. This...

Reflections on this year’s DSA conference blog post by Lata Narayanaswamy, Kate Gooding and Anne Tallontire Three CGD members took part in this year’s Development Studies Association Conference “Global Development as Relationship: Dependence, Interdependence or Divide?” which took place 7th and 8th September at the University of Bath. Here they...