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ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowship call

The UCL, Bloomsbury and East London Doctoral Training Partnership is inviting applications for three ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowships to be based within departments at the partner institutions within the DTP, one of which is UCL: https://ubel-dtp.ac.uk/postdoctoral-fellowships-2/ .  Fellowships are aimed at those in the immediate postdoctoral stage of their career, to provide the opportunity to consolidate their PhD through developing publications, their networks, and their research and professional skills. 

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Tavistock Times September 2017

Another vibrant term at the School of Public Policy has passed, giving us a great mixture of events and news; public talks, seminars, student-led events from our societies or career events, this term had a lot to offer.

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Tavistock Times April 2017

Another vibrant term at the School of Public Policy has passed, giving us a great mixture of events and news; public talks, seminars, student-led events from our societies or career events, this term had a lot to offer.

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Podcast: 'The Just Riot?' with Avia Pasternak 

Philosophers have justified wars - so why not justify the much lower level violence of a riot? If people have a just cause, why should they not retaliate against public property? Perhaps a racial minority has suffered violent discrimination - a riot might be the most viable way to draw attention to their plight. Avia Pasternak argues that a riot can be "proportional" and that we should judge riotors in the light of their cause.

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How do we know if we are 'doing development differently'? 

On 17 November 2016, ODI, in collaboration with the Building State Capability program at Harvard University, convened a private workshop bringing together a number of actors from academia, civil society, and donors, to look at how the adaptive development agenda has been put into practice throughout the world. In this video, workshop participants attempted to draw out some lessons learnt, and chart a way forward for both actors already working in this space, and for actors new to and interested in how to do development differently.

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