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LIDC is Mapping Academic Research Interests! Please complete our short survey!


LIDC is currently undertaking a membership mapping exercise to better understand the current research interests and expertise of staff at our member colleges. This will ensure that future LIDC activities are relevant to all staff across our member colleges! If…

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Are You Seeking Funding? The Call for the LIDC Seed Fund is Now Open!


Applications are now being accepted for the LIDC Interdisciplinary SEED Fund 2017-18. What is the LIDC Interdisciplinary SEED Fund? In 2013 LIDC launched its annual Fellowship Scheme that aims to support new collaborative research projects in international development between academics from at…

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LIDC Project CEDIL Seeks a Deputy Director


LIDC project, the Centre of Excellence for Development Impact and Learning (CEDIL) is looking for a Deputy Director! The Deputy Director will play a key role in shaping the strategic vision of CEDIL, help shape the direction of CEDIL’s cutting edge research…

LIDC Biennial Conference 2017 panel session

Recordings of the LIDC Biennial Conference 2017 now available online


On Thursday 27th April the third LIDC Biennial Conference celebrated our work to date and looked to the future! The theme of this year’s conference was ‘Interdisciplinary Approaches to Inequality’ with Keynote talks from Alex Prats (Inequality Lead at Oxfam Intermón (Spain) and Bina Agarwal (Professor of…


Programme Announced for LIDC Biennial Conference on Inequality on 27th April!


The full programme has been annouced for the LIDC Biennial Conference on Inequality on 27th April! The theme of this year’s  conference will be ‘Interdisciplinary Approaches to Inequality.’ The LIDC Conference, held every two years, offers its members a platform to discuss best practice in interdisciplinary…

LIDC Director, Professor Claire Heffernan

LIDC appoints new Director


The Management Group of the London International Development Centre (LIDC) is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Claire Heffernan as its new Director, who will take up the post from 1 June 2017. The LIDC facilitates interdisciplinary research and…

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Dr Matti Kohonen, Private Sector Adviser at Christian Aid to Join the Panel for the LIDC & The Guardian Debate on Public Private Partnerships


On Monday 27th February 2017 the third debate of the LIDC & The Guardian Development Debate Series will take place discussing the theme of public private partnerships and asking ‘How effective are public private partnerships?’ We are pleased to announce that Dr Matti Kohonen, Principal Adviser (Private Sector)…

LIDC & The Guardian debate

Recording of the LIDC and The Guardian debate 'are slum free cities achievable?' now available online


On Tuesday 31st January 2017 the second debate of the LIDC & The Guardian new Development Debate Series took place discussing the theme of slums and asking- are slum free cities achievable? Bibi Van Der Zee, Editor of the The…

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IIED Researcher Anna Walnycki to join the Panel for the LIDC & The Guardian Debate on Slums


On Tuesday 31st January 2017 the second debate of the LIDC & The Guardian upcoming Development Debate Series will take place discussing the theme of slums and asking ‘are slum free cities achievable?’ We would like to announce a change of panellist as Anna Walnycki,…

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Call for Papers: Evidence Based Research for Policy Development in Global Education


The conference on evidence based research for policy development in global education, organised by the Development Education Research Centre within UCL-IOE and Global Education Network Europe, will be on 10th and 11th May 2017. If you would like to submit…

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