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Postgraduate Researcher Ruth Bookbinder presented this talk as part of the Research Seminar Series hosted by the School of Politics and International Studies. A video recording is available to watch here.
Rivers are used for development, livelihood, and cultural purposes. Today 70% of India’s rivers are polluted. Watch the recording of Shivani Singhal’s School Research Seminar on water governance and the marginalisation of communities in Delhi.
How has assetization, “the rendering of resources into new tradable income streams through processes of enclosure”, changed the way we value our lives, things and livelihoods? Watch the recording of Dr Charlie Dannreuther’s Research Seminar on assetization in Kuwait and the UK to learn more.
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.
‘Interrogating the Nexus  of Alternative Knowledges, Evidence and Impact in GAD Research and Practice’ DSA Women and Development Study Group and Centre for Global Development (CGD) This one day workshop examines the relationship between efforts to promote gender equality and how development is measured, and whether we are measuring what matters, or what can be…
Early Childhood Development in Challenging Contexts Date: 13/12/2016 | Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development and Centre for Global Development Venue: Room 1.05 Charles Thackrah Building, University of Leeds, UK. The Workshop will bring together international experts on early childhood development (ECD) and provision of child care for, health, social,…
Sustainability Research Institute, Centre for Global Development and Centre for African Studies (LUCAS) Seminar Series Invite you to the second in the series on  The Environment, Human Rights and Development “The Violence of Development: Resource Depletion, Environmental Crises and Human Rights Abuses in Central America” Speaker: Martin Mowforth, Associate Lecturer, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences,…
Annette Idler presents the seminar “Fieldwork in Hot Places: Personal and Methodological Challenges” This talk will discuss the challenges that arise when conducting fieldwork in difficult settings, especially conflict- or violence affected regions. It will focus on practical aspects including security measures, and access strategies as well as personal aspects such as the vulnerability of…
Sue Kinn and Malcolm McNeil spoke about DFID’s approach to research, with a focus on health. They discussed issues such as the way DFID’s approach has changed over the years, how DFID decides what research to fund, trends in research funding, the different types of organisation that DFID works with for research, and DFID views on effective approaches to dissemination.