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          As part of a larger re-organization of academic schools in 2012, the School of Development Studies has been incorporated into the School of Built Environment and Development Studies together with the schools ...

 Population Studies and Development Studies on YouTube

     To find out what Students and Staff have to say about the Masters programmes in Development Studies and Population Studies watch our YouTube clip.

 Independent Views and Comments on the School and the Centre for Civil Society

     A comment made by Dr Miles Larmer, University of Sheffield.
      ''A great strength ...

 Focus on Africa

     Population Studies and Development Studies have a commitment to contribute to African scholarship in a sustained and meaningful way, and in a variety of forms.
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Annual Report 2012 [Annual Report] Print

      Built Environment and Development Studies Annual Report, 2012. Download by clicking on link below.

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 Bursaries: DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Human Development

     The Centre of Excellence in Human Development is offering bursaries to Post-Doctoral Fellows, and Doctoral and Masters students who wish to do research that falls into one of the thematic or cross-cutting areas. Applications may be made by students directly or by supervisors on behalf of students.
      The ...

 Call for Research Proposals: DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Human Development

     DST-NRF Centres of Excellence (CoEs) are physical or virtual centres of research which concentrate existing capacity and resources to enable researchers to collaborate across disciplines and institutions on long-term projects that are locally relevant and internationally competitive in order ...

 University of Erlangen-Nuernberg Exchange

      Welcome to the students from University of Erlangen-Nürnberg who have come to join us for this semester of Development Studies Masters courses from their university ...

 Sarah Bracking: Keynote Speaker at Conference

      Professor Sarah Bracking was recently the keynote speaker at a conference in Abuja, entitled 'Beyond Transparency: Oil and the Crisis of Democratic Governance ...

 Our PhD Proposal Presentations

      Clive Greenstone presented his PhD proposal presentation entitled 'Creating resilient urban ecological ...

 Recent Seminars 2014

     Balazs Nemeth presented a seminar on 'Programmes to improve manufacturing competitiveness: differences and commonalities between Lean and Six Sigma projects.' on 28 May 2014.
Dr Balázs Nemeth has a PhD in Economics in the field of Total Quality Management ...

 BLDS Enables Full-text Access to Our Earlier Research Reports

     We are pleased to announce that the British Library of Development Studies has made available full ...

 Our Graduates Work or Study in Far-flung Places

     Our graduates land up working or studying further in far-flung parts of the world. For more information (derived from what our graduates tell us) see Where are they after qualifying? (As this information is supplied on an ad hoc basis, ...

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 References recently added to the site

African Social Scientists’ Failure of Analytical Nerve’ (2014)
Between activism and science: grassroots concepts for sustainability coined by e (2014)
Fortaleza Brazil: Critical Perspectives on the BRICS (2014)
Parler à gauche en marchant à droite: Les politiques sociales en Afrique du Sud (2014)
South Africa’s multiple resource curses, the metalworkers’ break and community u (2014)

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