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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Governance

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

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People

Meet our Council members and other staff 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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DSA2024

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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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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News

Opportunities for study and research at the the University of Edinburgh

Opportunities for study and research at the the University of Edinburgh

Opportunities to apply to studying for an MSc or PhD at the University of Edinburgh.

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British Council 90th Anniversary Research Fellowships at the University of Edinburgh

British Council 90th Anniversary Research Fellowships at the University of Edinburgh

The British Council are awarding two 12-month fellowships starting January 2025 to post doc researchers, subject to eligibility.

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DPU, UCL May news

DPU, UCL May news

Call for papers on climate change and sustainability; research on cities after dark; post-growth planning video; unpaid care work and more.

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Past News