Become a member
Join LIDC and be part of the largest global community of international development researchers.
Membership is free and open to all staff, students and alumni from our member institutions.
As an academic member you’ll benefit from:
- Joining the largest global community of international development experts.
- Receiving the customised LIDC staff newsletter, which features highlights from our blog, the latest funding opportunities and events in international development.
- The opportunity to promote your work by blogging for LIDC or taking part in our Member Spotlight.
- Gaining exposure via the LIDC website and social media channels.
- Career development support in international development.
- Free networking events.
- Direct support for research ideas from inception to project delivery.
- Potential research opportunities from large-scale, multi institutional, global, interdisciplinary bids to smaller bespoke opportunities for disciplinary experts.
As a student member you’ll benefit from:
- Receiving our customised student newsletter, which features highlights from our blog, a selection of jobs in international development, events and more.
- Bursaries and funding.
- Internship opportunities.
- Free entry to LIDC events.
- The opportunity to tailor your writing for different audiences by blogging for LIDC's website.
- Information about international development through LIDC's social media channels.