The Institute ofDevelopment Studies is one ofthe world's leading charities forresearch, teaching andcommunications on international development. Founded in 1966, the Institute enjoys an internationalreputation based on the quality ofits work and the rigourwith which it applies academicskills to realworld challenges. Its purpose is to understand and explain the world, and to try to change it – toinfluence as well as to inform.IDS hosts five dynamicresearch programmes, five popularpostgraduate courses, and a family ofworld-class web-based knowledge services. These three spheres are integrated in a unique combination – as adevelopment knowledge hub, IDS is connected into and is a convenorofnetworks throughout theworld. The Institute is home to approximately 80 researchers, 50 knowledge services staff, 50 support staffandabout 150 students at any one time. But the IDS community extends farbeyond, encompassing anextensive network ofpartners, formerstaffand students across the development community worldwide.
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