SOAS University of London

Centre for Development, Environment and Policy (CeDEP)


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Opportunity for CeDEP graduates in Vietnam and Myanmar

Mekong Economics Ltd. operates a Young Professionals scheme, recruiting 4-5 young international graduates a year. The YPs work on modest incomes for work experience. They quickly experience the steep learning-curve of international development consultancy and start to build a strong CV.

20th May 2016

CeDEP MSc Graduates Publish their Coursework in Journals

'Three CeDEP MSc graduates have recently published papers from the research they undertook for their Masters degree dissertation; a great example of how their studies benefit both their career development and the wider community.'

22nd April 2016

Laurence Smith CeDEP's Research Visit to Brazil
In early March 2016 Laurence Smith visited partners at the Department of Environmental Engineering, Federal University of Espírito Santo (UFES) in Vitoria, and federal agencies in Brasilia, Brazil.

22nd March 2016

Chinese hydropower investment in Africa and Asia paves way for economic boom in LMICs but disproportionally affects the ‘rural poor’ around dam site locations, SOAS study finds

A study led by SOAS academics has found that considerable state-led Chinese investment in hydropower dams in a number of low and middle income countries (LMICs) has created opportunities for these nations to improve their energy infrastructure and power economic growth. The study also finds, however, that there are severe social and environmental impacts at the hydropower dam sites that disproportionately affect the ‘rural poor’.

13th November 2015

Laurence Smith CeDEP's first research visit to Brazil

In early June 2015 Professor Laurence Smith of CeDEP visits partners at the Department of Environmental Engineering, Federal University of Espírito Santo (UFES) in Vitoria.

5th June 2015

CeDEP Researchers Visit China

As part of an ongoing project on ‘knowledge, policy and practice for sustainable nutrient management and water resources protection in UK and Chinese agro-ecosystems’ Laurence Smith and Giusippina Siciliano recently made two research visits to China.

15th May 2015

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