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1 Jul, 2014
Oliver Owen and Indrajit Roy Win ESRC Future Research Leaders Awards
We are delighted to announce that ODID Junior Research Fellows Oliver Owen and Indrajit Roy have both won ESRC Future Research Leaders awards

26 Jun, 2014
New Blog Post: Frances Stewart Critiques Thomas Piketty
In the latest post to ODID’s blog,

20 Jun, 2014
On World Refugee Day, RSC Launches Report Showing Positive Impact of Refugees on Host Countries
A report released today by the Refugee Studies Centre at ODID uses research in Uganda to demonstrate that, far from being passive individuals who rely only on aid, refugees can also be economically active in their host countries, helping to support themselves and even providing employment for local people

16 Jun, 2014
ODID Hosts Professor Peggy Levitt as Astor Visiting Lecturer
ODID is hosting Professor Peggy Levitt of Wellesley College and Harvard University as an Astor Visiting Lecturer in Week 8 of Trinity Term

16 Jun, 2014
OPHI to Launch Global MPI 2014
The Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) today launches the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) 2014 at an event titled ‘Tackling Poverty: How multidimensional poverty measurement reveals who is poor, how they are poor and where poverty has fallen‘, to be held at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

12 Jun, 2014
Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh Awarded Henry Luce Grant to Study Gender in Faith-Based Responses to Displacement in Syria
We are delighted to announce that ODID Senior Research Officer Dr Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh has been awarded a Special Grant by the Henry Luce Foundation to pursue her research project, Engendering Understandings of Faith-Based Humanitarian Reponses to Displacement, which will examine the gendered nature and impacts of faith-based humanitarian responses to forced migration from the on-going Syria crisis

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