Our Aims and Objectives

We are the UK association for all those who research, study and teach global development issues

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What is Development Studies

What is development studies and decolonising development.

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Our Members

We have around 1,000 members, made up of individuals and around 40 institutions

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Find out about our constitution, how we are run and meet our Council

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Meet our Council members and other staff who support the running of DSA

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The DSA Conference is an annual event which brings together the development studies community

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Our conference this year is themed "Social justice and development in a polarising world"

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Past Conferences

Find out about our previous conferences

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Study Groups

Our Study Groups offer a chance to connect with others who share your areas of interest

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Students and ECRs

Students and early career researchers are an important part of our community

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Our book series with OUP and our relationship with other publishers

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North-South Research

A series of workshops exploring North-South interdisciplinary research with key messages and reports

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Membership Directory

Find out who our members are, where they are based and the issues they work on

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Latest news from CIDT

All the latest news and updates from CIDT at the University of Wolverhampton.

Delivering external evaluations for girls’ education projects in Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. As CAMFED‘s institutional External Evaluator, CIDT have carried out midline evaluations for two projects, in which our team led the research methodology, design, fieldwork, analysis and reporting. 

CIDT supports rethink of capacity building for linking humanitarian and social protection programmes Rachel Slater has collaborated on a high level briefing paper linking humanitarian cash and voucher assistance with social protection systems. Watch the full webinar on this topic and read the blog post. 

CIDT conduct review of Jamaica’s national policy for gender equality. CIDT staff are working with the Bureau of Gender Affairs to conduct a review and revision of the National Policy for Gender Equality (NPGE) to ensure that the policy is current and meets the needs and concerns of all women, men, young women and young men and vulnerable groups, ensuring that the voices of those most marginalised are included in the review.

Alumni Spotlight: In our first post in this new series, we speak with former Chevening fellowship student Khin Khin Mra. Find out about Khin Khin, what she studied with us and her current work as a consultant on gender and governance.

Undergraduate students participate in virtual assessment during Covid lockdown. Discover how we have continued to work with our students and progress their completion during a challenging time.