Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre
Jon Gascoigne shares with us his thoughts on communicating and financing responses to future risks in the twelfth blog in this series based on the IGDC/YESI Webinar event ‘Emergencies, wellbeing and social justice in the Anthropocene’
Posted on 28 September 2022
Lindsay Stringer shares with us her thoughts on emergency framing for climate, environment and livelihoods in the eleventh blog in this series based on the IGDC/YESI Webinar event ‘Emergencies, wellbeing and social justice in the Anthropocene’
Posted on 26 September 2022
Deisy Ventura shares with us her experiences of human rights in emergency response in the tenth blog in this series based on the IGDC/YESI Webinar event ‘Emergencies, wellbeing and social justice in the Anthropocene’
Posted on 23 September 2022
Gale Rigobert shares with us her thoughts on policy and emergency responses in the ninth blog in this series based on the IGDC/YESI Webinar event ‘Emergencies, wellbeing and social justice in the Anthropocene’
Posted on 21 September 2022
Renzo Taddei shares with us his empirical experiences of communicating risk and response in the eighth blog in this series based on the IGDC/YESI Webinar event ‘Emergencies, wellbeing and social justice in the Anthropocene’
Posted on 7 September 2022
With recent estimates reporting an increase in instances of child labour, IGDC PhD Researcher Charlotte Bagshaw explores whether, more than twenty years on, are we any further forward to eliminating child labour from agricultural production?
Posted on 6 September 2022
Claudia Milena Adler shares with us her empirical experiences of humanitarian crises and responses to environmental hazards in the seventh blog in this series based on the IGDC/YESI Webinar event ‘Emergencies, wellbeing and social justice in the Anthropocene’
Posted on 2 September 2022
Janaka Jayawickrama shares with us his empirical experiences of humanitarian crises and responses to environmental hazards in the sixth blog in this series based on the IGDC/YESI Webinar event ‘Emergencies, wellbeing and social justice in the Anthropocene’
Posted on 31 August 2022
Paul Hudson shares with us his epistemological perspective of economics and emergencies in the fifth blog in this series based on the IGDC/YESI Webinar event ‘Emergencies, wellbeing and social justice in the Anthropocene’
Posted on 26 August 2022
IGDC Co-Director Henrice Altink joins us for this blog in World Water Week to discuss the issue of droughts in the Caribbean and lack of access to the most basic but most essential commodity: water
Posted on 25 August 2022
Mariana Vale shares with us her epistemological perspective of emergency and crisis in environmental science and ecology in the fourth blog in this series based on the IGDC/YESI Webinar event ‘Emergencies, wellbeing and social justice in the Anthropocene’
Posted on 24 August 2022
Peter Coventry shares with us his epistemological perspectives of emergency and crisis in public health in the third blog in this series based on the IGDC/YESI Webinar event ‘Emergencies, wellbeing and social justice in the Anthropocene’
Posted on 22 August 2022
Sarah Bezan shares with us her epistemological perspectives of the culture of emergency and crisis in this next blog in the series based on the IGDC/YESI Webinar event ‘Emergencies, wellbeing and social justice in the Anthropocene’
Posted on 17 August 2022
IGDC Co-Director Piran White introduces this Blog series based on the IGDC/YESI Webinar event ‘Emergencies, wellbeing and social justice in the Anthropocene’
Posted on 15 August 2022
Indrajit Roy, IGDC Co-Director and Senior Lecturer in Politics, updates us on his recent article on the subject
Posted on 4 August 2022
IGDC member Sangeeta Chattoo from Sociology and Karl Atkin also from the Sociology Department at the University of York, in collaboration with ASHWINI, Gudalur Adivasi Hospital, (Tamil Nadu) in India, have been involved in an exciting project, developing a ‘minimally safe practice toolkit’ for improving outcomes in sickle cell disease.
Posted on 27 July 2022
One of the key topics of the Consortium is Hope and social change: What are people’s sources of hope in our uncertain times? In particular this explores examples of collective action, social movements and civic solidarity that construct hope.
Posted on 25 July 2022
As a Centre, effective partnership working is essential to help enable us to meet our core values of inclusivity, responsibility, sustainability and integrity.
Posted on 20 July 2022
IGDC Co-Director Dr Sara de Jong shares with us powerful words, facts and images that provide an insight into the unfortunate reality faced by Afghan interpreters and other local staff.
Posted on 18 July 2022
IGDC Member João Nunes chaired our recent webinar on Recovery from Crisis and shares details of this fascinating event where he was joined by guest speakers from the University of São Paulo and University of Campinas
Posted on 21 June 2022
IGDC Member Paul Kerswill explains how his book 'Urban Contact Dialects and Language Change: Insights from the Global North and South' came about and what it covers.
Posted on 31 May 2022
The Paramunos interactive platform provides a co-created space to share content on educational, research, and cultural practices aimed at caring for the páramo near the city of Bogotá, Colombia
Posted on 20 April 2022
Isla Thomson's podcast addresses her concerns on the rhetoric surrounding LGBTQIA people in development industry.
Posted on 28 February 2022
IGDC Co-Director, Dr Indrajit Roy has been awarded departmental funding to develop and consolidate an interdisciplinary York Hope Consortium
Posted on 24 January 2022
Professor Henrice Altink discusses how systems of slavery and human trafficking have taken many forms across the globe from early human settlements to the present during US National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month
Posted on 21 January 2022
We are delighted to offer a PhD scholarship for researchers commencing their PhD in October 2022.
Posted on 19 January 2022
The IGDC is looking to appoint two new Lecturers in Development Politics.
Posted on 10 December 2021
The IGDC is seeking to appoint a part-time Communications Specialist to join the team.
Posted on 6 December 2021
The IGDC is seeking to appoint a part-time Research Support Officer to join the team.
IGDC Co-Director, Professor Piran White and Dr Papiya Mazumdar, together with collaborators from the region, highlight the often-overlooked human cost of climate change and call for the international community to be guided by local priorities and focus on human rights.
Posted on 25 October 2021
Professor of Modern History Henrice Altink discusses how the countries responsible for most of the CO2 emissions should divert more money to help these geographically and economically vulnerable communities adapt and survive.
Posted on 6 October 2021
Sara de Jong critiques the UK Government for dragging its feet on helping those left behind in Kabul amid reports of Afghan interpreters' family members being killed.
Posted on 17 August 2021
Anna Clark talks about her experiences as an intern for the IGDC and the BA in Global Development while adjusting to life in the Covid-19 Pandemic.
Posted on 16 July 2021
Jappe Eckhardt explores the risks attached to the UK joining the CPTPP as the UK Government begins negotiations.
Posted on 12 July 2021
PhD Students Joseph Gascoigne, Alankrita Anand, and Young-Gil Kim outline their challenging experiences during the Covid-19 Pandemic as researchers and reflect on lessons learned for the future.
Posted on 18 June 2021
Ingrid Kvangraven outlines her recent research exploring the changes to how GDP is measured over the years, disproportionately benefited countries in the west, including the UK.
Posted on 14 June 2021
IGDC Co-Director, Sara de Jong discusses the renewed concern about the plight of interpreters in Afghanistan as the US and Nato military plan their withdrawal from the region.
Posted on 10 June 2021
In the lead up to COP26, IGDC Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dr Jessica Omukuti, examines if enough has been done by The Green Climate Fund to facilitate just transitions through its funded projects for global South countries.
Posted on 8 June 2021
Henrice Altink examines how race and colour relations have affected employment and staff-guest relations in the Jamaican hotel sector since independence.
Posted on 24 May 2021
Mexican feminist art collective Las Iluministas and UK online gallery Pink-Collar Gallery are coming together to invite artists and activists who identify as women and as feminists.
Posted on 6 May 2021
A workshop on publication skills for female PhD students and ECRs from West Africa who work on gender inequality in the arts and humanities and social sciences.
Posted on 19 April 2021
Frances Thirlway and Noreen Mdege consider patterns of tobacco use and cessation among people living with HIV in Uganda in relation to the literature on masculinities
Posted on 29 March 2021
Tallulah Lines explores how although that vote was lost for sexual and reproductive rights in Mexico the decision will allow the movement to take the fight to the Supreme Court.
Posted on 26 March 2021
As Covid-19 territorializes the world, the remote communities of Sumapaz manage through a rural network of care.
Posted on 17 March 2021
PhD Student Joseph Gascoigne addresses how the idea of hope should be considered in academic research
Posted on 15 February 2021
IGDC Director Jean Grugel shows why more still needs to be done to guarantee reproductive rights in Latin America
Posted on 27 January 2021
IGDC supports The Development Studies Association's statement to the government for steps to be taken to support the distribution and the expansion of production capabilities of the Covid-19 vaccine in low-income countries in the global South.
Posted on 25 January 2021
IGDC Research Associate, Dr Hanne Cottyn, is awarded funding by the ISRF's seventh Political Economy Research Fellowship for her project to unravel Lake Poopó’s “more-than-human” histories.
Posted on 19 January 2021
Jesse (Polly) Machin, Doctoral Researcher, explores the ideas and discussions raised by our panellists in our webinar 'Migrants and refugees facing Covid-19: UK and global concerns'
Posted on 13 January 2021
IGDC Research Associate, Hanne Cottyn talks about the virtual music festival held in November 2020, in a collaboration between researchers at York and at the Colombian Instituto Humboldt of the IGDC project on Colombian páramos.
IGDC PhD student, Lilian Saka, heads to Zambia to start her fieldwork, analysing the role of regional politics in reproductive health policy in Africa.
Posted on 12 January 2021
On 22-25 March 2021, there will be an online writing workshop for female PhD students and Early Career Researchers
Posted on 16 December 2020
Funding available for students applying to study our PhD in Global Development for 2021/22 entry.
Posted on 3 December 2020
Jean Grugel and Tallulah Lines explain how millions of Latin American women and girls, who work outside the home in caring jobs, have been largely ignored by governments during lockdown.
Posted on 1 December 2020
IGDC supports The Development Studies Association's statement to the government to maintain the 0.7% commitment to aid spending.
Posted on 27 November 2020
IGDC staff share some reading and art on Black history which has had an impact on their research and teaching.
Posted on 19 October 2020
The IGDC and the University of York are celebrating Black History Month 2020 throughout October.
Posted on 1 October 2020
María Belén Villegas shares her thoughts on our webinar on gender inequality and describes how Covid-19 is impacting gender equality in developing countries.
Posted on 30 September 2020
Dr. Indrajit Roy awarded AHRC funding
Posted on 17 September 2020
ODI's Tom Hart joins IGDC as an Honorary Fellow
Posted on 24 August 2020
Professor Jean Grugel discusses her work on the diminishing health and wellbeing of child carers in Mexico City.
Posted on 19 August 2020
Henrice Altink explains how changes in the global economy and conditions affect child malnutrition in Jamaica and also contributes to a rise in childhood obesity.
Posted on 14 August 2020
Ingrid Kvangraven explains how mainstream economics ignores historical and structural factors by design
Posted on 13 August 2020
Sarah Burnard describes her experience in creating an online community for IGDC during the Covid-19 pandemic as Events and Communications Intern
Posted on 11 August 2020
Matthew Barlow, Jean Grugel and Jessica Omukuti explain how cuts to healthcare are hurting women most in Sub-Saharan African countries who are borrowing money to get through the pandemic
Posted on 3 August 2020
IGDC has been awarded Bronze at the 2020 Awards for Green Impact, a national environmental accreditation programme.
Posted on 30 July 2020
IGDC Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dr Jessica Omukuti, has been awarded a Fellowship to conduct research on scaling climate finance in the run up to COP26 in Glasgow in 2021.
Posted on 29 July 2020
Henrice Altink discusses the complexities of global challenges and describes how problem-based learning can help in the teaching of these global challenges, in increasingly culturally-diverse classrooms.
Posted on 21 July 2020
Jean Grugel shares her overview of the way Covid-19 is exacerbating failures in the protection of migrants’ right to health in Central and South America.
Posted on 16 July 2020
Rodrigo Campos explores and discusses the political, economic, and social dynamics of recent events in Brazilian politics in response to our seminar 'Political Crisis, Populism, and the Challenges of Progressivism in Brazil'.
Posted on 15 July 2020
Reflecting on a recent IGDC paper lead-authored by Sarah Masefield, Alice Megaw, Matt Barlow and Jean Grugel discuss the potential of NGO data for better research in global health, how they can be used to systematically inform research, and also play an important role in improving health and reducing health inequalities.
Posted on 3 July 2020
IGDC reflect upon our working-from-home experiences and discuss how the changes to working-from-home have impacted on how we work and interpersonal interactions.
Posted on 1 July 2020
Henrice Altink discusses the recent Black Lives Matter protests and the uncomfortable truths it has raised in Jamaica.
Posted on 23 June 2020
IGDC's open letter to staff, students and members in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter global movement.
Jean Grugel, Henrice Altink and Sara de Jong express their concern over the UK Government's decision to merge the DFID with the FCO.
Posted on 18 June 2020
IGDC supports The Development Studies Association's call on the Government to reconsider its proposal to merge the Department for International Development with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Ingrid Harvold Kvangraven discusses dependency theory and how it could help us find deeper solutions to global economic problems.
Posted on 16 June 2020
Amy Brennan describes her experience working for IGDC during the start of the Covid-19 pandemic as Events and Communications Intern
Posted on 4 June 2020
As Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, and his supporters mark a year since his re-election from May 2019, Indrajit Roy explores the rise of Hindu nationalism in India.
Posted on 2 June 2020
Henrice Altink outlines the Caribbean Foodscapes Research Project and its focus on the historical and epidemiological transitions in urban Caribbean foodscapes.
Posted on 13 May 2020
Matt Barlow considers how the new administration is responding to the crisis
Posted on 12 May 2020
Sumit Mazumdar explains how the WHO decides where to spend its funds, and how it allocates money between different global health programmes and regions.
Posted on 5 May 2020
Indrajit Roy discusses the problems of the pandemic lockdown and highlights the disjunctions between mobility and citizenship in India.
Posted on 21 April 2020
There is an urgent need for rights-based health policies to protect the health and well-being of this exceptionally vulnerable group.
Posted on 15 April 2020
The studentships are based in the Leverhulme Centre for Anthropocene Biodiversity and will contribute to the Centre's research aims, which examine how the relationship between humanity and the natural world is changing, and how we might develop and maintain a sustainable Earth.
Posted on 26 February 2020
Professor Henrice Altink has won a British Academy/Global Challenges Research Fund grant to run a writing workshop for early career researchers and final-year PhD students at the University of Ghana.
Posted on 25 February 2020
On Monday 10 February, students and staff were invited to hear from five panelists, of different disciplines and at different career stages, discussing the practicalities of carrying out global development research in a sustainable, carbon-neutral way.
Posted on 24 February 2020
Dr Sarah Masefield, Research Fellow with IGDC had the article The Caregiver Health Effects of Caring for Young Children with Developmental Disabilities: A Meta-analysis published.
Lauren Avery, PhD in Global Development, has been awarded a Fellowship to attend a seven week Portuguese language intensive course in preparation for her field work.
Posted on 18 February 2020
IGDC will host its second Photography Competition and Exhibition in 2020 over the spring and summer terms, and seeks an enthusiastic and capable intern to support in various aspects of the competition and exhibition. Apply now! Closing date: 11 February.
Posted on 4 February 2020
The degradation of urban natural spaces reduces their ability to benefit human populations. Restoration can support urban sustainability by improving both the ecological health of these spaces and the public benefits they provide, but studies have rarely combined both perspectives.
Posted on 3 February 2020
On 11 December 2019, the University of York hosted the first in a series of four interdisciplinary workshops funded by the York-Maastricht Partnership.
Posted on 28 January 2020
A three year full-time interdisciplinary PhD opportunity is now available.
Posted on 27 January 2020
Three months in and Lilian Saka has been reflecting on her PhD journey so far. It's still early days, but the first three months have given her a lot to reflect on.
Posted on 21 January 2020
We caught up with Andrea C Bianculli, Assistant Professor at the Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals (IBEI) after her research stay with IGDC.
The SIID-IGDC Postgraduate Conference, in conjunction with the White Rose DTP Civil Society, Development & Democracy Pathway, will take place on Wednesday 13 - Thursday 14 May. Call for abstracts now open.
Posted on 15 January 2020
The third workshop will take place from 29-30 January 2020 at the University of Sheffield.
Posted on 15 November 2019
A four year fully-funded PhD opportunity for an interdisciplinary PhD in the new Leverhulme Centre for Anthropocene Biodiversity is now available.
Posted on 1 November 2019
Latin American Postgraduate Researchers working together with the IGDC on a special edition of the Bulletin of Latin American Research (BLAR).
Posted on 23 October 2019
The first workshop of the Development Transformations focusses on States and Emerging Markets, organised by Jean Grugel (York) and Adam Dixon (Maastricht) and will take place on 11th December at the University of York, hosted by the IGDC.
Posted on 22 October 2019
We are delighted to advise that applications for the fourth Cohort of the Laidlaw Scholars programme will open on 10 January 2020.
Posted on 15 October 2019
Professor Henrice Altink explores the multiple forms of race and colour discrimination in Jamaica through her new book 'Public Secrets: Race and colour in colonial and independent Jamaica'. Read the Liverpool University Press Blog here!
Posted on 24 September 2019
IGDC Members Lisa Emberson and Eleanor Jew attended a workshop in Ghana to discuss what data we need to really understand how air pollution is linked to human health and agriculture. Read all about their visit here.
Posted on 28 August 2019
As part of the project “Integrating ecological and cultural histories to inform sustainable and equitable futures for the Colombian páramos” research associate Hanne Cottyn took her first research trip to Colombia this summer. Read all about it here!
On July 8th and 9th, York’s Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre (IGDC) hosted a 2-day workshop on resource extraction in Argentina. Catch up with the presentations and discussions here.
'Scoop' is an entirely student run co-operative run by a society of students who are passionate about making your weekly shop easy, affordable, and, most importantly, good for the planet.
Posted on 14 August 2019
MPA student Emily Yeates discusses her experience as a research assistant for the 'Africa Beyond Brexit' project.
Posted on 8 August 2019
Professor Henrice Altink attends the Association of Commonwealth Universities’ Commonwealth Climate Resilience Network (CCRN) meeting
The second international workshop that forms part of a White Rose Collaboration funded project on Contested Territories.
Posted on 22 July 2019
On July 11 and 12th, the IGDC and Africa Network at York will host a workshop, ‘Cyclone Idai: response, recovery and future risks’ with focus on disaster planning, climate adaptation and energy infrastructure networks.
Posted on 8 July 2019
Last week the IGDC attended the University of York’s June undergraduate open days to promote our new BA in Global Development.
Posted on 3 July 2019
University of York student Chelsea Davey undertook an internship in events and communications at the IGDC this Spring to help raise the profile of the Centre. Here’s what she got up to...
On 20-21 June, IGDC members organised a workshop to discuss the preliminary findings of a project on small-scale gold mining in Ghana. Read all about it here!
Posted on 28 June 2019
Our major new campaign, York Unlimited, invites you to join us in a mission to make more discoveries and improve lives.
Posted on 17 June 2019
Latin American Postgraduate Researchers hold their annual conference at the University of York.
Posted on 7 June 2019
A new network between the University of York, Sheffield and Leeds explores contested territories in Latin America. Research associate Hanne Cottyn reflects on the networks first workshop - read all about it here.
Posted on 3 June 2019
IGDC brings together NGOs, humanitarian organisations, and businesses to explore better use of data for development.
Posted on 29 May 2019
Last week, the IGDC had the pleasure of hosting another work experience placement with Elise from Fulford School. Read about her time here!
IGDC intern Chelsea Davey gives insight into LGBTQ in Brunei.
Posted on 21 May 2019
The IGDC would like to formally welcome Kevin Rosch, who joined us in March 2019!
Posted on 15 May 2019
IGDC hosts Easter Party at Gale Farm Court in partnership with York Cares
Posted on 18 April 2019
A seven-episode podcast for The Conversation on the ongoing Indian elections co-hosted by IGDC Member Dr Indrajit Roy - find out more below!
Posted on 15 April 2019
We are pleased to announce the availability of funds for ECRs to attend conferences or travel to support formation of new partnerships in Africa.
Posted on 10 April 2019
A policy brief released by the EUCANET Partnership
Posted on 8 April 2019
Smokeless tobacco (ST) includes a variety of tobacco containing products which are widely available in Pakistan and are increasingly being recognised as a global public health concern, with at least 350 million users worldwide.
University of York student, Mairi Clarkson, recently spent 5 weeks interning with IGDC partner, International Service, at their offices based in York. Here is what she has to say about the experience.
Posted on 3 April 2019
How do we conceptualise and research Contested Territories in Latin America?
Posted on 28 March 2019
The IGDC would like to formally welcome Talib Khan, who joined us in June 2018!
Posted on 26 March 2019
The IGDC would like to formally welcome Prof. Jeff Jia, who joined us in September 2018!
Posted on 19 March 2019
IGDC academics take part in YUSU's ‘Women in Politics’ panel in celebration of International Women’s Day.
Posted on 15 March 2019
The IGDC would like to formally welcome Dr. Hanne Cottyn, who joined us in February 2019!
Posted on 11 March 2019
The IGDC would like to formally welcome Dr. Eleanor Jew, who joined us in February 2019!
Posted on 4 March 2019
In December 2018 and January 2019 the IGDC sent Alan Msosa to Malawi where he held interviews and meetings aimed at understanding the political context of health policy - read all about his experience here!
Posted on 19 February 2019
The University of York is pleased to offer two Equal Access Scholarships for students who are seeking refuge in the UK and seeking to pursue an undergraduate degree programme.
Posted on 18 February 2019
Missed our ‘Learning from NGOs for inclusive development’ workshop? Catch up with the presentations and discussions here.
Posted on 12 February 2019
IGDC celebrates women in Science.
Posted on 8 February 2019
The beginning of a 6-month collaborative project with the University of Ghana on small-scale gold mining.
Posted on 22 January 2019
IGDC member, Professor Kate Pickett (Department of Health Sciences) and IGDC Co-director, Professor Piran White (Department of Geography and Environment), participated as speakers at this year’s YorkTalks.
Posted on 10 January 2019
Laura (IGDC Administrator) and Lauren (IGDC Research Support Officer) win 'Outstanding Support for Research and Impact Award' at Professional@York Awards Ceremony 2018!
Posted on 7 January 2019
On the back of an exciting joint interdisciplinary project, the Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre (IGDC) was part of a delegation to Michigan in late 2018.
Posted on 29 November 2018
Last week, researchers from across the country - and beyond - gathered at the University of York to unpack and critically examine the potential behind the financial inclusion agenda.
The IGDC has the pleasure of announcing the winners of the Photography Competition: 'Celebrating People and Places Globally'
Posted on 26 November 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR 2019 INTERNSHIP NOW CLOSED
Posted on 15 November 2018
Last month, IGDC team members Henrice Altink, Piran White and Alice Megaw visited Kingston, Jamaica to discuss current projects with stakeholders in the region.
Posted on 7 November 2018
The IGDC would like to formally welcome Dr. Sangeeta Chattoo, who joined us in August 2018!
The Career Development Network (CDN) held its first networking meeting on the 10th October 2018, bringing together University of York Researchers to share research interests and ideas to encourage future collaborations. Read all about it here!
Posted on 22 October 2018
The YESI 5-year Anniversary Event took place on October 8th, and IGDC Director Professor Jean Grugel took part in the closing panel discussion ‘Challenges and opportunities in the Anthropocene’.
Last week we organised a UK Disability Services tour for two mothers leading the rights movement of families affected by Zika virus in Brazil, who were visiting the university for five days to take part in a series of workshops.
Posted on 18 October 2018
The IGDC would like to formally welcome Dr. Tom O’Brien, who joined us in October 2018!
Posted on 17 October 2018
Photography Competition **Now Closed**
Posted on 8 October 2018
The IGDC would like to formally welcome Dr. Maria Eugenia Giraudo, who joined us in June 2018!
Posted on 3 October 2018
Carla Torres and Eleanor Oliver undertook an internship in research and communications at the IGDC this summer to help raise the profile of the Centre. Here’s what they got up to...
Posted on 1 October 2018
The IGDC would like to formally welcome Dr. Adriana Castelli, who joined us in June 2018!
Posted on 19 September 2018
My internship at the IGDC: Thanzi La Onse
Posted on 14 September 2018
Early Career Researchers are invited to submit their work on financial inclusion in development for presentation at a workshop at the University of York on 'Inclusive or Exclusive Global Development? Scrutinizing Financial Inclusion'.
Posted on 6 September 2018
The IGDC would like to formally welcome Dr. Omara Dogar, who joined us in June 2018!
Posted on 29 August 2018
Enforced disappearances are a widespread phenomenon around the world, and they are a human rights violation where the state is often the perpetrator. The annual ‘International Victims of Enforced Disappearances’ day provides an opportunity to consider the victims and the origins of this crime.
My internship at the IGDC Child Carers Project. A transformative experience.
Posted on 3 August 2018
On Monday the 23rd July, IGDC Centre Team Members, Alan Msosa and Lauren Avery took part in the Civil Society Forum, which preceded the first ever Global Disability Summit (GDS18), in London. Read all about their experience here!
Posted on 2 August 2018
The IGDC and YESI co-hosted a lunchtime seminar on land and natural resources management in Africa on Wednesday 25th July
Posted on 31 July 2018
IMPACT was officially launched the 11th of July - Read all about the event here!
Posted on 30 July 2018
For a week in July, the IGDC had the pleasure of hosting work experience placement Cecily Perara. Read about her time at the IGDC here!
Posted on 25 July 2018
Tackling rising obesity rates in the Caribbean islands and exploring the foodscapes of Kingston, Jamaica
Posted on 10 July 2018
The IGDC is pleased to announce that we have been joined by four interns who will be working with us over the summer period. The interns are all University of York students who are taking part in one of the internship programmes run through the York Student Internship Bureau.
Posted on 27 June 2018
Exploring how health and social research can come together at the University of York
Posted on 25 June 2018
The IGDC has officially arrived!
Posted on 20 June 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR SUMMER INTERNSHIP NOW CLOSED
Posted on 1 May 2018
The IGDC to launch exciting new interdisciplinary PhD programme in 2019/20
Posted on 30 April 2018
A community festival to celebrate all things to do with mangroves!
Posted on 24 April 2018
The impact of Hurricanes Irma and Maria and the risks faced by the coastal areas of the Caribbean
Posted on 16 April 2018
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