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Welcome to IDS at Guelph!

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.


Congratulations to our 2016 IDS undergraduate prize winners!
Excellence in International Development Studies prize
David Borish
International Development Studies prizes
Angela Sweeney (Economic and Business Development)
David Borish (Environment and Development)
Tunchai Redvers (Gender and Development)
Braden Weltz (Historical Perspectives in Development)
Ryley Akin (Latin American Studies)
Rosemary McKee (Political Economy and Administrative Change)
Ana Paula Becerra (Rural and Agricultural Development)

Political Science and International Development Studies PhD candidate Steffi Hamann has won a top student prize by the Canadian Association for the Study of International Development.

Steffi Hamann, PhD Candidate in Political Science/IDS, wrote a blog entry, “Dear First-Year Student in the International Development Studies Program...  A letter from a PhD candidate to new graduate students entering the field”. 

A new publication, Pursuing the capabilities approach within the migration-development nexus, co-authored by Dr. Kerry Preibisch, Yvonne Su (PhD Candidate in Political Science/IDS), and Warren Dodd (PhD Candidate in Population Medicine/IDS) was recently published in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.

Anita Beaudette, IDS Undergraduate Coordinator/Academic Advisor, has been awarded the 2016 Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising Medallion.  Visit the University of Guelph news article to read the announcement.  Congratulations Anita!

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