Category Archives: Publications and articles

Exhibition of Student Projects on Addressing Global Challenges

Unpacking the Development Discourse on Campus: Review of Soci 301A’s Exhibition of Student Projects on Addressing Global Challenges Written by Sonia Medel, April 24th, 2013. On Wednesday April 17th and Friday April 19th Dr. Sophia Woodman’s Sociology of Development 301A students presented their development … Continue reading

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Article: Social Entrepreneurs and Pro-poor Mortages

Below is a link to a good in-depth and multimedia article about an interesting for-profit but pro-poor venture in Cambodia. Really cool that they take the time to get to know their customers and thereby provide financing to folks that … Continue reading

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Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA), isa seven-year research program launched in 2012 and jointly funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) and Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC). CARIAA supports collaborative, interdisciplinary research in … Continue reading

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MIT Climate CoLab Contest

Have an idea for how to address climate change? Join the crowd at the MIT Climate CoLab.  Submit your own proposal, weigh-in on others’, or collaborate with members of the community. Work with people from all over the world to … Continue reading

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Your Solutions for International Sustainability

Sustainia is an international sustainability initiative that is launching Sustainia100, a global campaign to identify 100 readily available solutions with great potential to drive sustainable development across key industries and markets. From February 11th till March 22nd  passionate individuals, start-ups, NGOs and … Continue reading

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IRSA releases UBC International Relations newsletter

Via UBC’s International Relations Student Association IRSA and the International Relations programme are excited to announce the release of the premier issue of the IR programme alumni newsletter! The newsletter will be released bi-annually to update students, faculty and alumni on the current … Continue reading

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Where to publish? | Top Development Journals:
A Guide for the Perplexed

Many of us are still in the throes of graduate research. As such we’re less experienced (and often less confident) in our work than are seasoned academics, and we struggle with how best to package and disseminate our findings for … Continue reading

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