Category Archives: Opportunities

BREAD Ideas Challenge

The *BREAD Ideas Challenge* is an opportunity for researchers in the agricultural sciences to bring attention to what they believe are the *most pressing issues facing smallholder farmers in the developing world today.* Not only will the prizewinning Challenge Ideas … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Representative Position OPEN

In response to high demand for greater undergraduate participation in the IDRN, we have created this position. The IDRN is a graduate research network and the role of the undergraduate representative will be to connect the graduate network to the … 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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Calling for Papers on Development – Global Development Network

Gear up to submit new research proposals and completed papers for the 2012 GDN Global Development Awards and Medals Competition (AMC). The Global Development Network is inviting researchers from developing countries and transition economies to submit proposals and completed papers. Here is your chance … 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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New Course on Development Practice and Planning

A new course is being offered at UBC by The School of Community and Regional Planning. The title is: “PLAN 572: Theory and Practice of Project Planning for Development“, and a full description is available here. This course is intended to … Continue reading

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New PhD program in International Development at the University of Ottawa

 The University of Ottawa’s School of International Development and Global Studies is introducing a new PhD program in International Development. The program is now accepting applications for September 2013. Designed for students both from academic and professional backgrounds, this exciting … Continue reading

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SOCIAL CHANGE @ THE EDGE UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA. JUNE 4TH TO. 6TH, 2013 The Canadian Association for the Study of International Development (CASID) graciously invites you to participate at its 2013 meeting, as part of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences … Continue reading

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