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, why it matters, how you can study and career prospects

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Our Members

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

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Governance

Find out about our constitution and how we are run

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People

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

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About

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

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DSA2020

Our conference this year is themed "New leadership for global challenges"

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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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Publications

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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BOND News – October

News and Insights

Race and representation in NGO storytelling: responses to 5 frequently asked questions
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NGOs have improved safeguarding, but the aid sector needs systemic change to be safe
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Stats on international development: how did the UK spend aid in 2019?
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Why Covid-19 response and recovery plans can’t afford to forget people with disabilities
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Languages matter if we are serious about inclusion
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Training and events

Putting value for money into practice – 5-27 November 2020
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Apprenticeships for NGOs webinar – free
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Job

Communications officer
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Deadline: 12 October

Funding opportunity

NIHR: Travel and subsistence funding
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Deadline: 31 December