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September 28, 2022

LIDC – LSHTM

LIDC at LSHTM’s Welcome Week Marketplace

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
LSHTM

Are you embarking on a post-graduate degree with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine? Did you know that you are entitled to free membership of the LIDC? Come and talk to us at the LSHTM Marketplace on 28 September (in person) and at the Distance Learning sessions (via Zoom) on 13 October. We look forward to having you join our dynamic, vibrant membership of global development practitioners (6,000 strong and counting!)      

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LIDC – City

LIDC and City’s MA Communications and International Development

September 26
City, University of London

Are you an incoming student at City's MA Communications and International Development? If so, we are looking forward to meeting you and talking about the internship programme we have for student at this course.

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LIDC – QMUL

LIDC at QMUL’s Fresher’s Fair

September 22 - September 23
QMUL Mile End Campus

Are you an incoming student at Queen Mary University of London? Come meet us on the LIDC stand on 22 and 23 September to find out more about LIDC and our work in international development.

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LIDC

LIDC Short Course Q&A

September 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

Are you interested in joining LIDC for our annual short course 'Programme Evaluation: from Innovation to Impact' 5-9 December? We invite you to meet with short course co-director Dr Hugh Sharma Waddington and Communications Coordinator Charine John on 12 September. They will tell you all you need to know about the 8th edition of the short course and answer any questions you may have.   For the past eight years, the LIDC short course has equipped hundreds of development professionals…

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August 4, 2022

LIDC – The Action Against Stunting Hub, Recent events

A Career in International Development Research: Panel Discussion with Post-doctoral researchers

August 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Online

Photo: Alex Hudson on Unsplash   LIDC and the Action Against Stunting Hub are holding an online career event* for students with an interest in international development who want to find out more about a career in academia.   The panellists will discuss their careers paths and share advice on how to start or transition into a career in research. This is a brilliant opportunity for those looking to gain an insight into what a researcher actually does on a…

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LIDC event, Recent events

In-person student event: Careers in international development

August 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
LIDC

Are you a final year undergraduate or a postgraduate student approaching the end of your studies and wondering what lies ahead? If so, please join us for an informative session highlighting all you need to know about a career in development. Hear first-hand accounts from our exciting guest speakers who will share their own experiences in searching for internships, jobs and PhD opportunities upon graduating and the interesting work they are doing now. Not only will this event demonstrate some…

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July 21, 2022

LIDC – LSHTM, Recent events, The Action Against Stunting Hub

Burning up: What is extreme heat doing to our planet & our health? A Hybrid Event with LSHTM’s Centre for Climate Change and Planetary Health

July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Hybrid: please use appropriate links in the listing

Find Dr Ana Bonell's presentation here   Global warming respects no borders: it affects all of us, all the time. It poses an increasing challenge to both human and planetary health.  Our planet faces a continued decline in natural resources, and we face greater food insecurity and malnutrition in all its forms.  Increased heat and water stress lead to the proliferation of pests and diseases. Deforestation leads to the destruction of natural habitats as well as global warming. Without effective…

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LIDC – The Action Against Stunting Hub, Recent events

Decolonising our Food Systems: Whose Land, Whose Seas?

July 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Online via Zoom

  Agri-business, food monoculture and pressure to increase productivity have resulted in a globalised industrial food system that undermines sustainability while failing to provide the world with access to safe and nutritious food. Current agri-food systems are described by the FAO as a ‘top contributor’ to both climate change and biodiversity loss. Environmental catastrophes resulting from climate change forcibly displaces communities and create conflict. In the seas, the picture is equally bleak. In Sierra Leone,  where fish provides 80% of…

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May 12, 2022

Recent events

Book talk: Gambling on Development with Professor Stefan Dercon

May 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
20 Bloomsbury Square and Online (Zoom)

Why have some countries prospered, while others have not? In Gambling on Development, Professor Stefan Dercon takes us through Ebola in Sierra Leone, scandals in Malawi, beer factories in the DRC, mobile phone licences in Mozambique and relief programmes behind enemy lines in South Sudan.   Building on his many years of academic research and as a policy advisor for DFID, Professor Dercon argues that policies don’t explain why some countries prosper and others are left behind. Instead, the answer…

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April 28, 2022

LIDC – IOE

LIDC at UCL Student Career Festival

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Are you a student at UCL and interested in finding out more about LIDC? Join us at Jeffrey Hall at UCL to meet with us and to hear more about careers in international development for recent graduates, as well as what LIDC is and what we do. You can also meet us for an informal chat about international development.   We will be at UCL from noon onwards, and give a presentation followed by Q&A at 1pm. Registration for the…

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