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September 30, 2021


LIDC and the Royal Veterinary College’s welcome fair


Are you an incoming student at Royal Veterinary College? All RVC students are entitled to free membership of LIDC, so be sure to check out our video an flyer during RVC's welcome fair.

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LIDC at Birkbeck’s postgraduate welcome fair

29/09/2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

On 29 September we’ll be at Birkbeck's virtual welcome fair to meet new postgraduate students. Birkbeck students at the Department of Geography are entitled to free membership of LIDC so come along to find out about us and why you as a student should get involved.

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LIDC at LSHTM’s Welcome Week Marketplace

Doctoral students at public engagement seminar organised by LIDC and Science Made Simple
23/09/2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

On 23 September we’ll be at the LSHTM Welcome Week Marketplace to meet new students. Students at LSHTM are entitled to free membership of LIDC so come along to find out about LIDC and why students should get involved.  We’ll also talk about careers in international development and our digital media internship programme. Colleagues from the Action against Stunting Hub will also be there to talk about their work in India, Senegal and Indonesia. We’ll be there between 10am -12…

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LIDC at Queen Mary, University of London Student Fair

Qmotion Sport and Fitness Centre Sports Hall

On 23 September we’ll be at Queen Mary, University of London's Student Fair in Mile End. We’re very much looking forward to meeting students and to letting them know why they should take advantage of their entitlement o free membership of LIDC. We’ll be happy to answer questions about careers in global development and our popular digital media internship programme. Colleagues from the Action against Stunting Hub will also be there to talk about their work in India, Senegal and…

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LIDC Short Course Q&A

07/09/2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Are you interested in joining LIDC for our annual short course 'Evaluation: from Innovation to Impact' 1-12 November? On 7 September, we invite you to meet with short course co-director Dr Hugh Waddington and Communications Coordinator Charine John. They will tell you all you need to know about the 7th edition of the short course and answer any questions you may have.   Please sign up beforehand. We will send you a link to join the meeting shortly before it…

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Levelling Down: Is informal activity a roadblock to pandemic recovery?

02/09/2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

On 2 September LIDC hosted  the authors of the recent World Bank Report, The Long Shadow of Informality,  Franziska Ohnsorge and Shu Yu with guest speaker,  Innocent Silver, Project Coordinator at Kampala City Authority. The moderator for this event was William Monteith of Queen Mary, University of London. Watch a recording of the event: About the topic: Informal work is a type of entrepreneurship that generally covers goods and services that are legal but not included in countries’ GDP…

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August 12, 2021

LIDC – The Action Against Stunting Hub, Recent events

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

12/08/2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

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 day-to-day…

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July 8, 2021

LIDC, Recent events

Global access to clean water: Why is the UK Government turning the taps off?

08/07/2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Watch a video of the recording here: In 2010, access to safe water, sanitation and health (known collectively as WASH) was recognised as a human right by the United Nations General Assembly. Yet, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), roughly 2.3 billion people still  live without basic sanitation facilities. 844 million people have scant access to safe drinking water. Poor sanitation leads to diarrhoea, which contributes to about 700,000 child deaths every year. It also affects children’s long-term physical and…

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June 25, 2021

LIDC - IOE, Recent events

LIDC and UCL IOE career event for students and recent graduates

25/06/2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

After more than a year of doom and gloom in the job market, things are finally starting to look up for students and recent graduates. On Friday 25 June, LIDC and UCL’s Institute of Education (IoE) are organising an online event to support students and recent graduates who are hoping to get a foot in the door in international development, and for those who would like to transition into this competitive sector.     Please note that this event is…

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Recent events

De-Colonising Development: An open event for practitioners

23/06/2021 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The racist murder of George Floyd in May 2020 galvanised international mass action. It highlighted the need for us to intensify work to expose and oppose institutional and systemic legacies of imperialism, capitalism and colonialism as expressed through socially constructed hierarchies based on ‘race,’ sex, gender, class, sexuality, religion (or lack of religion), physical (dis)ability, culture, language, and so on. These hierarchies are structural and embedded into all aspects of our society. Many of us believe inequality is promulgated by…

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