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9 February 2016 - Blog

Why India’s urban researchers need to move beyond megacities

Guest post by Aviram Sharma The launch of the South Asia Sustainability Hub and Knowledge Network (SAH&KN) provides a much needed platform to the academic, policy and civil society groups...
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8 February 2016 - Water & Sanitation

Lyla Mehta interviewed by BBC World Service on inequality and consumption

STEPS researcher Lyla Mehta was a guest on BBC World Service’s flagship discussion programme, The Forum, to talk about inequality of consumption. During the discussion, Lyla shared insights from the...
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5 February 2016 - Blog

Rethinking ‘smart’ in India: The city as an ecology of practices

Last week, the government of India announced the names of the first 20 cities slated to become ‘smart’. These are the winners of the recently concluded ‘Smart City Challenge’. The...
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3 February 2016 - Energy & Climate Change

STEPS researchers among winners of China-Africa research fellowships

The China Africa Research Initiative has announced the Fall 2015 winners of its SAIS-CARI Fellowship Programme. Research projects will start between January 2016 and April 2016, and two researchers associated with STEPS...
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1 February 2016 - Agriculture & Food

Contested Agronomy 2016: Whose agronomy counts?

Contested Agronomy 2016 is a conference about the battlefields in agricultural research, past and present. Date and venue 23 – 25 February 2016 Institute of Development Studies University of Sussex,...
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