Farai Mubaiwa

Alumni Spotlight: Farai Mubaiwa

This month's Alumni Spotlight focuses on Farai Mubaiwa who graduated from King's College London's Department of International Development with an MSc in International Development. Farai co-founded Africa Matters, a youth-led organisation ...
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AMR Comic

Anyone Can Be A Superhero: Creating a Comic book on Antimicrobial Resistance with Students in India

A superhero comic book which educates students about antimicrobial resistance (AMR)? Researchers Sara Dada and Kiron Jones reflect on their project and the challenges of field research in India.   ...
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Five Things You May Have Missed in International Development This Month

Had a busy month and feel like you lost touch on what's happening in international development?  Not to worry, we’ve got you covered. The Venezuelan Refugee Crisis - More than ...
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research

Facebook Live panel discussion on GCRF Global Engagement Networks Funding Call

We held a Facebook Live discussion on the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Global Engagement Networks Funding Call between 1.30-2pm on Tuesday 25th September. Our panellists included Professor Claire Heffernan, LIDC Centre ...
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Equity in Disease Transmission Modelling

The overarching principle of the Sustainable Development Goals is to leave no one behind. This applies especially to health-- a fundamental right underpinning this agenda for change. Maximising health benefits ...
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Bloomsbury Research Committee Funded Proposals: Call for Supervisors to Submit Proposals

The Bloomsbury Research Committee (BRC) comprises five member institutions from the University of London: Birkbeck, UCL Institute of Education, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Royal Veterinary College and ...
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Volunteering – so much more than Charity

In honour of the International Day of Charity on 5th September, we interviewed King's student, Erika Hvistendahl, to learn more about her volunteering experiences, and how they have helped her break ...
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drug-resistant tuberculosis

A Breath of Fresh Air: Tackling drug-resistant tuberculosis in South Africa

Tuberculosis is often thought to be a relic of the past. Many people are surprised to learn Mycobacterium tuberculosis is one of the top ten causes of death worldwide. It ...
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Iris Hofmann

Interview with LIDC Centre Manager, Iris Hofmann

Last week, we were thrilled to interview LIDC's new Centre Manager, Iris Hofmann, who began her role in July. Iris discussed her previous academic research, professional experience in the private ...
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water-energy-food nexus

The Water-Energy-Food Nexus: A guiding light or a continuation of power relations?

Water is complex. It's defined as either an economic or social good, varies across time and space, and is increasingly scarce. As of 2015, 663 million people globally lacked access ...
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