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IDS at the University of Guelph offers interdisciplinary undergraduate studies and collaborative graduate programs to support students interested in long-term change, global inequality, diversity, and poverty.


The final oral examination for Warren Dodd, PhD candidate in Population Medicine and IDS, will take place on Thursday, September 1, 2016, at 9:00 am, in Room 1713, Lifetime Learning Centre, OVC.  His thesis is entitled "Labour Mobility, Health, and Rural Livelihoods in Southern India".

IDS has moved to the 8th floor of MacKinnon.  Come check out our new space!

Dr. Spencer Henson, Professor in the Department of Food, Agriculture and Resource Economics (FARE) has been appointed for a five-year term as Director, International Development, at the University of Guelph, effective September 1, 2016.  Congratulations Dr. Henson!

Bayanihan After Typhoon Haiyan: are we romanticising an indigenous coping strategy? - a new article by Yvonne Su (PhD Candidate in Political Science and IDS) and Ladylyn Lim Mangada (Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College).

Determinants of temporary labour migration in Southern India - a new publication by Warren Dodd (PhD Candidate in Population Medicine and IDS), Sally Humphries, Kirit Patel, Shannon Majowicz, and Cate Dewey.

David Borish, recent IDS graduate, created a documentary called Tracks in a Tiger Economy which highlights the plight of tigers in Malaysia, including their connection to the struggles of Malaysia’s indigenous people and the environmental impact of development.  Read the Campus News Article for the full story.

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