Finding a successor for our late Director of Research, Dr. Adrian Leftwich, was never going to be an easy task. We're confident, however, that in Heather we have found someone with the passion, energy, drive and above all intellectual integrity to take forward the DLP research team's already significant work and to build on Adrian's legacy. Over the coming months we will develop a strategic agenda for the next phase of our research. More here
Are you a skilled communicator and editor with an interest in research communication? Join us as we develop an expanded communications strategy to help make DLP’s research findings more accessible to decision-makers. This part-time role will be based at the University of Birmingham. Apply by 4 November.
Adrian directed his immense intellect, passion, and integrity towards better understanding the politics and leadership of development. The messages of loss, tribute and remembrance that we have received are shared here
The PSA Development Politics Group and the University of Birmingham's International Development Department are jointly hosting a workshop on the 15th November 2013, exploring the '(re)politicisation' of development studies and the need to move beyond criticism to constructive engagement with policy makers
In early 2014 DLP and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) will be hosting a lecture and workshop to commemorate the work and vision of our founding Director of Research Dr. Adrian Leftwich.