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New Approaches to International Development

The London International Development Centre (LIDC) facilitates interdisciplinary research and training to tackle complex problems in international development.

We bring together social and natural scientists from across the University of London's Bloomsbury Colleges: Birkbeck, UCL Institute of Education, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Royal Veterinary College, and SOAS

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An article in Devex looks at the recent study by Tejendra Pherali of the University College London’s Institute of Education and Karl Blanchet of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine on the plight of Syrian refugees shows the potential of putting international development research results into practice to concretely help people on the ground.

The recent Ebola epidemic in West Africa brought home the importance of preparedness and risk communication is a situation of a disease outbreak.

Deworming children may not improve school attendance and the evidence that informs international policy needs to be re-appraised following a major re-analysis by researchers at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

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