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The Department of Development Studies at SOAS, University of London has been ranked 8th nationally for the quality of its research in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, with more than 60% of research judged as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’. The Department is ranked 14th in the UK overall.
22nd December 2014
SOAS PhD student and author of anti-corruption primer Gbagba launches book promotion to help children in Liberia impacted by Ebola
In recognition of International Anti-Corruption Day on 9 December, SOAS, University of London PhD scholar, Robtel Neajai Pailey, has teamed up with publisher One Moore Book (OMB) and the Centre for Transparency and Accountability in Liberia (CENTAL) for a special promotion of her anti-corruption children’s book Gbagba.
8th December 2014
SOAS student playwright’s production on Olaudah Equiano to cap off Black History Month season at historic National Trust venue
SOAS student Adam Tulloch, BA History, will be directing his original piece entitled Olaudah Equiano, The Enslaved African from 26-29 November at the National Trust’s Sutton House in east London.
4th November 2014
Carlos Chirinos, Director of SOAS Radio at SOAS, University of London has co-produced and developed the key messages in a song raising awareness about Ebola in Africa, sung by a collective of African musicians.
31st October 2014
Professor Giorgos Kallis, a leading political ecologist at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, has been awarded a Leverhulme Visiting Professorship to join the department of Development Studies for a period of one year beginning in January 2015.
22nd October 2014
SOAS scholar to co-lead research on health and sustainability aspects of palm oil in project funded by Wellcome Trust
Bhavani Shankar, Professor of International Food, Agriculture and Health at SOAS, University of London has secured a grant from the Wellcome Trust to co-lead a pilot research project on health and sustainability aspects of palm oil.
30th September 2014
11th September 2014
Dr Laura Hammond, Head of Department of Development Studies at SOAS, University of London will address an invited audience on counterterrorist strategy and humanitarian action for a series of American Friends of SOAS (AFSOAS) events in Boston, Washington DC and New York this week.
1st September 2014
97% of the Department’s final year SOAS students say they were satisfied with the overall quality of their course, an improvement of 4% on 2013.
Particularly high rates of satisfaction were achieved for teaching (97%), up 6% and access to learning resources (93%), up 7%.
12th August 2014
The expertise of Guy Standing, Professor of Development Studies at SOAS, University of London will be drawn upon to advise the UN's Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).
30th July 2014
Three SOAS, University of London scholars will join an interdisciplinary team of researchers for a £1 million fieldwork project exploring rural to urban migration, as part of a new Field Research Programme initiative led by the Royal Geographical Society (RGS) with the Institute of British Geographers (IBG).
10th July 2014
Dr Frauke Urban, an environmental scientist at SOAS, University of London explores climate change mitigation options for India and China in her latest book.
19th June 2014
SOAS scholars' book release: As terms like ‘migration crisis’ and ‘crisis migration’ are acquiring increasing currency among policy-makers and academics, Crisis and Migration: Critical Perspectives investigates a series of politically controversial migration situations around the world, from the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and East Asia to Europe.
27th May 2014
Fairtrade certified coffee, tea and flowers do not improve lives of the very poorest rural people in Ethiopia and Uganda, according to a four-year research project conducted by leading development economists at SOAS, University of London. The project studied rural labour markets in areas producing crops for export, under different institutional conditions that included, in some research sites, Fairtrade certification.
24th May 2014
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