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The Researchers in Development PhD Network (RiDNet) is a multi-disciplinary, cross-faculty network for PhD and early career researchers working in international development at the University of Leeds. Many of RiDNet members undertake fieldwork overseas in different cultures and contexts. Fieldwork is an exciting part of many PhD journeys, but there is also a certain degree…
Please join us for our next RiDNet brownbag career development workshop on ‘Applying for a Postdoc/Fellowship’. We will host Ruth Winden & Emma Spary from Organisational Development & Professional Learning (OD&PL) at Leeds. Both Ruth & Emma are career professionals specialising in career development, aiming to help researchers manage their careers strategically, with skill and…
Please join us for this RiDNet brownbag career development workshop on ‘Career Opportunities with Research (beyond academia)‘. We will host Ruth Winden – a career professional working with Organisational Development & Professional Learning (OD&PL) at Leeds. Ruth specialises in career development, aiming to help researchers manage their careers strategically, with skill and confidence, across all employment sectors…
The Centre for Global Development (CGD) is holding a brown-bag lunch event on academic careers post-covid for PhD students and early career researchers. This event will be hosting the Co-Director of the CGD, Professor Anna Mdee talk about academic careers. Some of the expected discussion points include academic careers post-covid, the implication of the recent…
Please mark your calendars for this webinar organised by the Centre for Global Development and the Researchers in Development Network (RiDNet). One of the burgeoning dilemmas for researchers in current times has been navigating ethics application and conducting research ethically under uncertain conditions and environment. For instance, how does one adapt the research ethically when…
Please mark your calendars for the  Researchers in Development Network (RiDNet) and the Centre for Global Development Brown Bag event of the month. This month we are hosting,  Prof Anna Mdee, Professor of the Politics of Global Development to discuss “Conducting Online and Face to Face Key Informant Interviews”. The event is slated for the 25th of March…
Are you a post-graduate or early-career researcher seeking to find means of engaging in participatory data collection with your field participants? In this webinar hosted by the Water Governance Group at the Centre for Global Development, Dr Uttaran Dutta of Arizona State University shares in-depth insights into how he relies on active and eclectic participatory…
Dr Nilam Ashra-McGrath shares some  writing techniques you could use to write your thesis from her own PhD experience
Dr Lucie Middlemiss (SRI, Earth & Environment) will be taking us through some examples of her own work using qualitative data, followed by a chance for q&a and discussion.
Are you a Leeds University PhD student and planning fieldwork in a developing country? We’re holding a lunchtime drop-in session on Monday 6th March 12-2 Baines Wing SR 2.14, with 3rd year PhDs with extensive fieldwork experience to answer any questions, queries, concerns you might have Anything including ethics forms, risk assessments, budgets, working with…