Our latest research projects

Interdisciplinary Exchanges

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

Graduate School

Training Workshops for 2014-15

SIID are running a series of Advanced Training Workshops, open to postgraduate research students across the University of Sheffield and the White Rose DTC

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Claiming democracy in Hong Kong : Youth in Revolt
Jean Grugel, SIID Director and Professor of International Development at the University of Sheffield
Equality is not Enough
Emily Wilson-Smith argues for equity over equality when it comes to women's rights, health and wellbeing

Upcoming events

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.

Thursday, 13 November


Council Room, Firth Court, University of Sheffield

Annual Lecture with Sarah Cook

The ‘Universal Framework’ for Sustainable Development: a new global paradigm or business as usual?