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Buenos Aires, Argentina (13 November 2017) – Two leading water innovators have been awarded the 2017 Water and Development Awards by the International Water Association. Working to deliver solutions to global water challenges, both have been recognised by the international water community for their outstanding contributions to the practice and science of water, which have improved…
The Centre for Global Development (CGD), in collaboration with the Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI), is offering a placement opportunity for a post graduate research student to undertake a review of global development research activity across the University of Leeds (UoL), and the social sciences in particular. The student will be based in either the…
The International Network for Transport and Accessibility in Low Income Communities (INTALInC) in the Institute of Transport Studies has now launched. The network, funded by the ESRC’s Global Research Challenge Fund, has been set up to build lasting research partnerships to develop research to promote urban transport systems that can meet the travel needs of…
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) are hosting an International Development Summit- ‘Mobilising Global Voices’, at the British Library, London on Wednesday 7th June 2017. The Summit aims to showcase and discuss the unique and important contribution that AHRC-funded research (and of the arts and humanities more widely) makes to policy and practice in…
Invitation to Join an Online Global Conference:  May 22 – 24 2017 Organised by Leeds University Centre for Global Development (CGD) and INTRAC (www.intrac.org) (see Blog below for details) What can – or should – development achieve? Who decides what success looks like or how it should be measured? With the ratification of the Sustainable…
“The feelings and basis of the Summer School was a meeting of people from all over the world, with valuable views born out of their experiences from their countries. This collaboration of minds was fantastically fresh for me, and I will carry this experience throughout the rest of my education in Leeds…“ Luke Humphrey blogs…
We are pleased to announce a number of fees only Summer School bursaries available from individual Schools at the University of Leeds – deadline extended to May 22nd The bursary will pay the full course fee for this year’s Global Development Summer School being run in cooperation with EADI at the University of Leeds from…