Study Groups

DSA Scotland

DSA Scotland Mini Conference

DSA Scotland holds one day and mini conferences promoting cross-regional and cross-disciplinary dialogue between PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and academics with expert knowledge working on development issues.

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DSA Scotland's latest conference May 2014 consisted of five parts:

  • Presentations by established researchers
  • A Presentation about the University of Strathclyde’s International Development Network followed by discussion about the nature of the international development work of Scottish Universities – this session also included a presentation by the DFID Research and Evidence Division followed by questions and discussion
  • Presentations by postgraduate research students/supervisors
  • Presentations relating to the health status of developing country nationals
  • Issues around the governance of DSA Scotland and its activities


Next meeting agenda:

To be confirmed.

Previous meeting(s):
Conference Location Date Documents
DSA Scotland Mini Conference University of Strathclyde May 2014 >Programme
>Conference Report
>Business report
Violence, Conflict and Socio-Economic Development University of St Andrews September 2013 >Report
Micro-credit Symposium University of Strathclyde January 2013 >Report
Development Studies in Africa and South Asia: Cutting across regions and disciplines University of Edinburgh September 2012 >Report
DSA Scotland Mini Conference University of Dundee May 2011 >Report
DSA Scotland Mini Conference University of Glasgow May 2010 N/A

If you're interested in joining this study group simply send your contact details to the convenor below.



Mozammel Huq (University of Strathclyde, UK)
0141 552 4400