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DEV wins Bronze Award in Green Impact Programme

The School of International Development was on Friday awarded a Bronze for efforts in the UEA Green Impact Programme 2015-16. The programme is aimed at helping students and staff make the...

DEV CV Workshop with Bruce Lankford

Aimed at all DEV students, but particularly relevant for those about to graduate, Bruce Lankford's CV Workshop is a rapid-fire interactive 1 hour session to help you communicate more effectively...

Places still available on UEA Geography Summer School

There are places still available on the Geography Summer School! These are open to 16/17 year olds and are a great introduction to university life. Please see the Geography Summer School page ...

5th Annual International PhD Conference in International Development - CALL FOR PAPERS

Please find attached the call for papers for the forthcoming UEA hosted 5th Annual International PhD Conference in International Development (5th-6th September 2016), which we would be grateful if...

Gender bias rife in textbooks

Catherine Jere's blog has made the BBC news: 'Today, on International Women’s day, we are investigating the persistence of gender bias in textbooks, and reminding policy makers that until it is...

DEV Lecturer invited to International Development Select Committee

Dr Paul Clist, Lecturer in DEV, was recently invited to give evidence to the International Development Select Committee on the topic of ‘DFID’s Allocation of Resources’.   His evidence...

Agricultural policies in Africa could be harming the poorest

Agricultural policies aimed at alleviating poverty in Africa could be making things worse, according to research by the University of East Anglia. Published this month in the...

Live the university life the summer before

Do you want a taste of university life next summer? Take part in exciting hands-on subject tasters, explore campus living by staying in university accommodation and meeting...

New study co-led by DEV's Dr Shawn McGuire reveals markets that could provide African farmers with vital new crop varieties

A major new study by the University of East Anglia and Catholic Relief Services (CRS) has found that small, family farmers in Africa purchase more than half of their seeds through local markets...

Media and International Development students set up fantastic new blog

  DEV student Abbi Knell describes how the blog came about: ''I first saw the potential for creating a blog when I began my Masters course, and saw the range of talented...

Postgraduate Scholarships in International Development

  Scholarship awards are available to students studying in the School of International Development at the University of East Anglia for entry in September 2016. These can cover...

DEV alumnus receives National Award of Recognition from President of the Republic of Maldives

In November, President of the Republic of Maldives Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom presented the National Award of Honor and the National Awards of Recognition. These awards were presented...

Agricultural policies worsen inequality for poorer rural inhabitants

Researchers from East Anglia University say agricultural policies towing the line of enforced modernisation appear to be exacerbating landlessness and inequality for poorer rural inhabitants....

Where can a research degree take you?

Will is a PhD student in the school of international development at UEA. He writes about what he’s learned during his studies Some think that ‘international development’ is a...

How two students at UEA are making an impact

Postgraduate Student: Abdul-Razak Yakubu                       Abdul became interested in...

How a graduate of UEA is inspiring children to get fit

Kate Batty, a recent graduate of UEA, wants to inspire a new generation of children to be fit and healthy Student Enterprise Photograph: The University of East Anglia UEA is...

Social Sciences Research Studentships

UEA has Social Sciences PhD Studentships available for entry in October 2016 across all subject areas. The Social Sciences Graduate School will be awarding up to 15 University funded PhD...

Professor Peter Lloyd-Sherlock comments on China's new two child policy

China is abolishing its one-child policy after 30 years, announcing it will now allow couples to have two children. Huffpost live takes a look at how the policy affected China's demographics...

ICRC report: Urban services during protracted armed conflict: A call for a better approach to assisting affected people

A major report exploring the relationship between water, war and human well-being by the International Committee of the Red Cross, co-authored by Dr Mark Zeitoun of UEA’s Water Security Research...