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We are the UK association for all those who research, study and teach global development issuesFind Out More
Building connections: researching global change
Welcome to the Development Studies Association (DSA). We are the UK based membership organisation for all those studying, researching and teaching in the field of global development.
We’ve been together for over 40 years. We are proud of our strong membership base, our diverse networks, our lively annual conference, and our collaborative publications.
Emeritus Professor of Development Economics, Department of Economics, University of Manchester It is with great regret that we have to inform you that Fred Nixson passed away on 15th July 2020 following an illness which first…Read Now
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Yale-NUS College invites applications for two tenure-track positions in Global Affairs at the rank of Assistant Professor.Read Now
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A webinar for doctoral researchers on adapting research in the time of a global pandemicRead Now
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Professor Olivier Bargain will join the WIDER Webinar Series to discuss new research on poverty, work mobility and COVID-19 in developing countries.Read Now
DSA works on behalf of the development studies community in the UK. We build connections between DSA members, represent their views in relevant consultations and share their work with a wide audience of prospective students, partners and donors.