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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...

UEA now ranked in top 150 Universities worldwide

The University of East Anglia (UEA) has leapt 49 places to become a top 150 university in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-16. The University improved its position from...

Do internet campaigns motivate users to respond to crises?

Research by Dr Martin Scott , published in the journal  International Communication Gazette,  aimed to explore why UK citizens respond to some online campaigns and communications...

'The Queen’s Obligation’, a perspective surrounding the events leading to the formation of Malaysia, written by DEV graduate

KOTA KINABALU: Calls for secession, arguments and confusion among the people in the state and nation tied to issues such as Sabah’s rights and the birth of Malaysia could be obliterated with...

Two UEA International Development students receive highly commended for the Undergraduate Awards 2015

Four of DEV's recent graduates, Rivka Benjamin, Louisa Fenwick, Deborah Busari and Benjamin Pollock have received Highly Commended and have been shortlisted for the...

ESRC - Funded Participatory Videos from Tanzania

DEV’s Dr Nicole Gross-Camp and research collaborator Glory Massao from the Mpingo Conservation Development Initiative  Tanzania, have recently launched two participatory videos created in...

DEV graduate featured in the Guardian's 'Young Climate Campaigners to Watch' list!

Youth activists and bloggers from around the world are stimulating the public debate in the lead-up to the climate summit in Paris, shadowing negotiators, co-ordinating fossil fuel divestment...