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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.
The Development Studies Association remains firmly opposed to the savage ODA cuts to UKRI funding that the government recently announced. We continue to work closely with other learned associations and academic colleagues to advocate for the…Read Now
The Development Studies Association strongly condemns the significant reduction to UKRI’s Official Development Assistance (ODA)-funded budgets for international research. The cuts will be unconscionably damaging to the UK’s research base and directly contradict government’s commitment to…Read Now
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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.