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New Approaches to International Development

The London International Development Centre (LIDC) facilitates interdisciplinary research and training to tackle complex problems in international development.

We bring together social and natural scientists from across the University of London's Bloomsbury Colleges: Birkbeck, UCL Institute of Education, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Royal Veterinary College, and SOAS


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Student Work Experience Placements at the Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research on Agriculture and Health (LCIRAH). We are currently looking for candidates willing to take up a placement from beginning of April 2015 till the second week of June 2015.

A new publication by Dr. Nicole Blum, from the UCL Institute of Education, on Education, Climate and Environment. The paper is a ‘Topic Guide’, funded by DFID, and aimed at development professionals.

With a recent report by the International Broadcasting Trust highlighting the strained relations between journalists and humanitarian relief agencies, questions over the role of the media in humanitarian crises have once more hit the headlines.

The forthcoming Bloomsbury Humanitarian Debate will probe this complex and often fraught relationship, considering the best ways of covering humanitarian emergencies without hiding their specific political and social contexts.

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