20.05.16

The trend towards sustainable food systems calls for a change in scientific research rationale

A guest blog from Nicolas Bricas, Director of the UNESCO World Food Systems Chair.

27.04.16

Research as political scrutiny

Our guest blogger, Professor Emma Crewe, SOAS, discusses the relationship between researchers & political elites in the Global South.

06.04.16

Poor Numbers

Morten Jerven – keynote at our SIID Annual Lecture & Postgraduate Conference – discusses the problems of ‘poor numbers’.

30.03.16

New global goals, new mindsets?

In this guest blog Tony German, Strategic Advisor at Development Initiatives, discusses the SDGs, inequality and the Data Revolution.

24.03.16

Part Two: Are we there yet? Lighting fires: burning some of the assumptions about childhood

In his second blog in the ‘Are we there yet? series, Mark Waddington, CEO of the NGO Hope and Homes for Children, questions some of our assumptions about ‘childhood’ and how we define it.

18.03.16

Part One: Are we there yet? Has our definition of poverty reached its sell-by date?

In a series of blogs, Mark Waddington, CEO of the NGO, Hope and Homes for Children, challenges some of the widely held views on poverty, childhood & the role of aid in addressing child poverty. In this re-blog, the first in the series, he asks if our definition of poverty reached its sell-by date.