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We record most of our events and they can be found in our past events section or on our Youtube and Soundcloud channels. Below is a selection of our most recent and popular recordings.

We also record a podcast series called 'Development Matters' and the latest episodes can be found below.

Development Matters: LIDC Podcasts

The Development Matters series explores today's major international development issues through in-depth interviews with interdisciplinary experts from our member colleges and beyond.

Development Matters: What is antibiotic resistance and why is it a serious global threat? November 2017

Development Matters: Why does global mental health deserve more attention? October 2017

Development Matters: How can we ensure the needs of people with disabilities are met in development? June 2017


Development Matters: Education, Health and Climate Change April 2015

Older podcasts can be found here and here.

LIDC Key Events

LIDC & The Guardian Debate: Does Short-term Volunteering Abroad do More Harm than Good? 11 October 2017

LIDC & The Guardian Development Debate: How Effective Are Public Private Partnerships? 27 February 2017

LIDC & The Guardian Development Debate: Are Slum Free Cities Achievable? 31 January 2017

Peter Mollinga inaugural lecture and PhotoVoice presentation 13 December 2016  

Stephen Twigg talk 'The Future of UK Development Policy Post Brexit and Trump'  5 December 2016

LIDC and The Guardian Development Debate: Are We Getting Aid Right? 27 October 2016

The Global Challenge Research Fund – A New Opportunity for International Development Research 19 May 2016

Food and Brexit; implications for public health and environmental policy 17 May 2016

Interdisciplinary working: UCL-IOE and LSHTM 1 July 2015

Sustainable Development Goals - explained in 4 mins 16 June 2015