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
Scholars from SOAS, University of London have co-designed a new course, run by London International Development Centre (LIDC), to help international development professionals evaluate the impact of their programmes and projects.
2nd July 2014
Interdisciplinary research requires joint problem framing, argues SOAS scholar at LIDC’s inaugural lecture
Peter Mollinga, Professor of Development Studies at SOAS, University of London inaugurated a new lecture series at LIDC on Interdisciplinarity and International Development last month.
19th February 2014
Peter Mollinga, Professor of Development Studies at SOAS, University of London is kick-starting the new lecture series on ‘Interdisciplinarity and International Development’ at the London International Development Centre (LIDC).
18th December 2013
22nd March 2013
After the Millennium Development Goals: Lessons Learned and Future Goal Setting Examined in New Commission Co-Written by SOAS Staff
A new blueprint for international development has been published in The Lancet, a week ahead of the UN’s major summit about the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). SOAS staff Professor Andrew Dorward and Colin Poulton contributed to the report, particularly the sections relating to agriculture, economics and the definition of development.
13th September 2010
£90,000 Awarded to the Bloomsbury Colleges to Share International Development Digital Resources Online
The latest thinking on international development from leading academics will be shared online via podcasts and videos as part of a new initiative. The 15-month project, called the Bloomsbury Media Cloud, is led by The Bloomsbury Colleges - a consortium of six internationally-renowned institutions within the University of London.
22nd March 2010
7th October 2009
Academics from SOAS along with other pioneering researchers have been awarded £3.5m to address the global food security crisis by investigating the neglected links between agriculture and health.
8th September 2009
The urgency and political complexity of improving health in fragile states was discussed at LIDC during the launch of a new online resource exploring the topic
26th June 2009
SOAS staff delivered a mixed verdict on the validity and progress of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) at a stimulating conference organised by the London International Development Centre.
11th December 2008
Africa-Asia researcher Dan Large spoke about China's oil interests in Sudan on a BBC Panorama programme that accused Beijing of fuelling the war in Dafur.
8th August 2008