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Introduction to fieldwork

Summary of procedure for fieldwork:

1 - Complete a Risk Assessment training course (for students starting in October 2015 and onwards)

2 - Complete the Risk Assessment form and the ethical approval form

3 - Apply for Leave to Work Away through your CamSIS self-service pages and upload your complete Risk Assessment form and your application for the University Fieldwork Fund if requested.

4 - Apply for the Centre's fieldwork fund if requested

Please read the Polis Graduate Resources page for up to date information on all these procedures: 

www.polis.cam.ac.uk/graduate-student-resources

From February 2016 all students have to apply for absences over 2 weeks.

Message from the director: You will be pleased to know that we have moved up from 8 in 2015 to 6 this year in the QS world ranking for Development Studies. This is a remarkable result and a great tribute to the tremendous efforts of the whole team of teachers and administrators. It's a fantastic result! Professor Peter Nolan

Congratulations to PhD student Nungari Mwangi who was awarded the 2016 Andrew E Rice Award from the Society for International development!

Dr Fennell high level facilitator at WSIS 2016

We are pleased to announce that Dr Fennell has been appointed as High Level Track Facilitator at the World Summit on the Information Society Forum.

Upcoming events

CDS Lecture Series-Dr Charlotte Lemanski

Feb 23, 2017

SG1 Alison Richard Building

Chinese Industrialisation and its Implications to Management Theory

Mar 01, 2017

Room S2, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT

CDS Lecture series - Professor Ashwani Saith

Mar 02, 2017

SG1, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Rd, Cambridge, CB3 9DT

Upcoming events