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          As part of a larger re-organization of academic schools in 2012, the School of Development Studies has been incorporated into the School of Built Environment and Development Studies together with the schools ...

 Population Studies and Development Studies on YouTube

     To find out what Students and Staff have to say about the Masters programmes in Development Studies and Population Studies watch our YouTube clip.

 Independent Views and Comments on the School and the Centre for Civil Society

     A comment made by Dr Miles Larmer, University of Sheffield.
      ''A great strength ...

 Focus on Africa

     Population Studies and Development Studies have a commitment to contribute to African scholarship in a sustained and meaningful way, and in a variety of forms.
       a) ...

Annual Report 2012 [Annual Report] Print

      Built Environment and Development Studies Annual Report, 2012. Download by clicking on link below.

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 Dori Posel: NRF Science for Society Lecture

      The National Research Foundation Science for Society Lecture: 'Exploring Marriage in the 21st Century: Law, Marriage and Lobola' ...

 Upcoming Seminar

     You are invited to a School of Built Environment and Development Studies Seminar.
      Title: Implications of 'Rural Suburbia'  on Water and Sanitation Provision in Ethekwini Municipality – A Case Study of Adams Mission and UMzinyathi
      Speaker: ...

 Recent Seminars 2014

      Pranitha Maharaj presented a seminar, entitled 'On the move: The experiences of migrants in South Africa' on 27 Aug 2014. ...

 Visiting PhD Student: Women Farmers in Manguzi

     Naret Guerrero, originally from Colombia, is a PhD student, currently visiting us from Germany. Her research in Manguzi, is being co-supervised by Professor Dianne Scott, an Honorary Research Professor in SoBEDS. ...

 EU Development Studies Co-operation

      Congratulations to two of our  Masters students, who have ...

 Graduate of MA (Dev Studies): WEF Global Shaper; and Leadership in HIV Prevention Programme

      Ndumiso Ngidi (Masters in Development Studies 2014) reflects on his studies by saying 'The opportunities that this degree ...

 Opportunity to Experience University of Michigan and University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

      Mohammed Vawda recently returned from an extended period of teaching and ...

 Bursaries: DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Human Development

     The Centre of Excellence in Human Development is offering bursaries to Post-Doctoral Fellows, and Doctoral and Masters students who wish to do research that falls into one of the thematic or cross-cutting areas. Applications may be made by students directly or by supervisors on behalf of students.
      The ...

 Call for Research Proposals: DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Human Development

     DST-NRF Centres of Excellence (CoEs) are physical or virtual centres of research which concentrate existing capacity and resources to enable researchers to collaborate across disciplines and institutions on long-term projects that are locally relevant and internationally competitive in order ...

 University of Erlangen-Nuernberg Exchange

      Welcome to the students from University of Erlangen-Nürnberg who have come to join us for this semester of Development Studies Masters courses from their university ...

 BLDS Enables Full-text Access to Our Earlier Research Reports

     We are pleased to announce that the British Library of Development Studies has made available full ...

 Our Graduates Work or Study in Far-flung Places

     Our graduates land up working or studying further in far-flung parts of the world. For more information (derived from what our graduates tell us) see Where are they after qualifying? (As this information is supplied on an ad hoc basis, ...

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Between activism and science: grassroots concepts for sustainability coined by e (2014)
Marriage and Bridewealth (Ilobolo) in Contemporary Zulu Society (2014)
Perception of risk of HIV infections and sexual behaviour of the sexually active (2014)
South Africa’s multiple resource curses, the metalworkers’ break and community u (2014)
Schooling in Chatsworth: the persistence of inequalities in post-apartheid South (2013)

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