Our latest research projects

Interdisciplinary Exchanges

An ESRC seminar series on Natural Resource Management in the 21st Century

Opportunities with the Graduate School

SIID provides a range of exciting events for Masters and PhD students across the University

We offer a host of training, research and engagement activities for postgraduate taught and research students

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Latest news

Latest blog
UN Climate Summit Hailed a Global Success but Misses the Point on People
Dr. Kathryn Green, SIID Postdoctoral Research Associate
Enhancing rights and equity in health
Pia Riggirozzi, Senior Lecturer in Global Politics, University of Southampton

Upcoming events

Tuesday, 07 October


ICOSS Foyer, University of Sheffield

Postgraduate Welcome Evening

Annual welcome for all new and existing postgraduate students with an interest in global development and social justice

Wednesday, 08 October


55 Tufton St, London, SW1P 3QL

Urban Violence in Africa: Understanding Civic Conflict

Run in partnership with the Africa Research Institute, this event will examine contemporary cases of urban violence in Africa.

Friday, 24 October


ICOSS Conference Room, University of Sheffield

Eat, Sleep, Tweet, Repeat: using social media for self development & research communication

Seminar by David Girling, UEA Joint event with the Digital Society Network

Saturday, 01 November

Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL

Development Studies Association Conference

SIID to co-host panel with Bond on NGO-Academic Partnerships in the Post-2015 agenda

Thursday, 06 November


Mirror Room, Sheffield Town Hall

University of Sheffield does 'Question Time'

What responsibility does the UK have to the rest of the world? Debate panel show as part of the 12th Annual Festival of Social Science.