WHY STUDY THE MA SCIENCE, SOCIETY AND DEVELOPMENT AT IDS?

What is it like to be an MA student at Institute of Development Studies? A graduate of the 2011 cohort talks about why she moved from New Delhi to take the MA Science, Society and Development. Shweta Srinivasan, was working for the Indo-Asian News Service, an International News Agency based in New Delhi, India, when…

Full list of STEPS projects

Animal Disease Re-emerging transmissible transboundary animal diseases: comparing Rift Valley Fever with BSE Avian Flu Avian ‘flu: The politics and policy processes of a global response Biochar Biochar and Anthropogenic Dark Earths Biosafety Beyond Biosafety Biotechnology Biotechnology Research Archive Carbon Political ecologies of carbon in Africa Dams Dams, securitization, risks and the global water-energy-food nexus…

STEVE WADDELL ON DYNAMIC SUSTAINABILITIES

Steve Waddell, founding Executive Director of Global Action Network Net (GAN-Net) and Leadership for Change (among his many other activities) has written on his blog about the STEPS Centre’s recent flagship book, Dynamic Sustainabilities; Technology, Environment, Social Justice. His piece, entitled Sustainability Networks for Stability, Durability, Resilience and Robustness, takes a critical look at the…

NEW INITIATIVE TO HELP DEVELOPING COUNTRIES ACHIEVE LOW-CARBON GOALS

By Julia Day Friday 13th; unlucky for some. But for a new initiative launching today, we hope the old proverb is wrong and the date will prove auspicious. The Low Carbon Energy for Development Network (LCEDN) – being unveiled in London today – aims to help developing countries move towards low-carbon economies. The idea behind…