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Read more at: Dr Jasdeep Sandhu visits Cambridge

Dr Jasdeep Sandhu visits Cambridge

28 July 2014

Dr Jasdeep Sandhu met Dr Michael Kuczynksi at High Table, Pembroke College and Dr Alexandra Winkels at the Centre of Development Studies, University of Cambridge.


Read more at: Ha-Joon Chang voted the third most influential economist in the Prospect World Thinkers 2013 polls

Ha-Joon Chang voted the third most influential economist in the Prospect World Thinkers 2013 polls

28 July 2014

Ha-Joon Chang has been voted the third most influential economist in the Prospect World Thinkers 2013 poll (overall rank 18), after Paul Krugman (overall rank 5) and Amartya Sen (overall rank 7). The full information is at: http://www.prospectmagazine.co.uk/magazine/world-thinkers-2013/


Read more at: Dr. Fennell organises workshop on Evidence Based Policy

Dr. Fennell organises workshop on Evidence Based Policy

28 July 2014

The Centre of Development Studies and the World Bank Institute jointly organised a colloquium on 'Examining Evidence of Institutional Change on Poverty Reduction' The focus of the colloquium was on how governments and donors, who spend billions each year on designing and implementing interventions, can create favourable...


Read more at: Dr. Fennell awarded £200,000 contract as the Principal investigator on a DFID commissioned series of research studies on Activity Based Learning (ABL) in India.

Dr. Fennell awarded £200,000 contract as the Principal investigator on a DFID commissioned series of research studies on Activity Based Learning (ABL) in India.

28 July 2014

Dr. Fennell has been awarded a £200,000 contract as the Principal investigator on a DFID commissioned series of research studies on Activity Based Learning (ABL) in India. The studies will look closely at not just what children learn, but how they learn. This includes gaining a better understanding of the ‘black box’ of...


Read more at: "Ha-Joon Chang voted no. 9 in the Prospect World Thinkers 2014 poll"

"Ha-Joon Chang voted no. 9 in the Prospect World Thinkers 2014 poll"

28 July 2014

Ha-Joon Chang has been voted no. 9 in the Prospect World Thinkers 2014 poll. The full information is at: http://www.prospectmagazine.co.uk/magazine/world-thinkers-2014-the-results/#.U1jjaSjmIfZ


Read more at: Award of UGC-UKIERI grant

Award of UGC-UKIERI grant

28 July 2014

Dr Shailaja Fennell at the Centre of Development Studies was awarded funding for a collaborative research initiative with the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras. The project will aim to understand how bottlenecks that limit Internet access for rural agricultural production and community based tourism can be removed. The...


Read more at: Professor Barry Rider has been honoured with an OBE

Professor Barry Rider has been honoured with an OBE

28 July 2014

Professor Barry Rider has been honoured with the award of an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, for services to the Prevention of Economic Crime.


Read more at: Dr. Nazia Mintz-Habib publishes new book

Dr. Nazia Mintz-Habib publishes new book

28 July 2014

Book info link: (Science, Policy and Politics of Modern Agricultural System) http://www.springer.com/environment/soil+science/book/978-94-007-7956-3 Forthcoming book link - http://routledge-ny.com/books/details/9780415729703/


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