“Focus on Global Health” at the University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield are hosting a ‘Focus on Global Health’ from 13th to 18th February 2014. We are supporting a number of events looking at global health issues. A summary is provided here, with further details below. Recent years have seen an increasing awareness of the global dimensions of individual and population health. A […]


Dr. Jojo Nem Singh to embark on WUN funded project: Developing compatible energy & climate strategies.

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Jojo Nem Singh will be partnering with Dr. Hårvard Haarstad (University of Bergen, Norway), and James van Alstine (University of Leeds) on a new research program aimed at exploring and developing compatible climate and energy strategies. The program, supported by the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) Research Development Fund, […]


SIID to launch ambitious project in 2014: “100 Most Important Questions in International Development”

SIID, in collaboration with the University of Sheffield’s Research Exchange for the Social Sciences and Research & Innovation Services, is launching an extensive consultation process to identify the “100 Most Important Questions for International Development”. This ambitious initiative, spearheaded by SIID’s Johan Oldekop, Lorenza Fontana and Nicole Roughton, will identify and establish global priorities for policy […]


Urban Studies: Dennis Rodgers seminar and Special Issue launch- 16th Dec

The departments of Town and Regional Planning and Geography, in collaboration with SIID, are hosting the following seminar and Special Issue launch event on 16 December. Of vagrants, migrants, delinquents, and penitents: Barrio life in Nicaragua Monday 16th December 4:00-5.30pm, RJRR, Geography & Planning Building Seminar by Dennis Rodgers, University of Glasgow Drawing on ex-gang member […]


SIIDshare to host week of Professional Skills Workshops

SIIDshare are running a series of professional skills workshops for students the week of 2-5 December: -Advocacy Essentials -Building North-South Partnerships -Developing Impact Assessments -Project Planning using Logistical Frameworks -Writing Funding Proposals


Worldwide Universities Network Funding Success for SIID Researchers

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Paula Meth and Dr. Lorenza Fontana have both been awarded funding under the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) Research Mobility Programme. The Research Mobility Programme (RMP) offers funding for the academic community to visit the international WUN partners in Europe, Americas, China, South Africa and Australasia to establish and […]