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PhD student, Shivani Singhal, has published a blog at The Climate Press entitled ‘Delhi and the River of Love’ exploring the multiple and complex politics of pollution in the Yamuna river.
CGD is part of the new GCRF ‘Water Hub’ project. Eighty per cent of the world’s population live in areas threatened by water security yet efforts to resolve this are repeatedly thwarted by pressures such as pollution, extreme weather, urbanisation, over-abstraction of groundwater and land degradation. In response to this challenge Newcastle University is leading…
Are you qualified to teach on Gender, Global Development and Development Practice? Do you have a PhD in Gender, Global Development or a related discipline? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience? You will have the ability to deliver research-led teaching and expertise in global development. We are particularly looking for the ability to…
Lively discussions about the evolving needs of students and the shifting authority of universities in a changing world featured at WUN’s Global Higher Education and Research (GHEAR) workshop on May 22 at the University of Western Australia. The new chair of GHEAR’s Global Steering Group, Professor Caroline Dyer (Leeds), tabled a draft position paper to…
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…