The Department of International Development's Dr. Paul O'Keeffe and his co-researcher, Thibault Lovey from the Department of Public and Global Health at the University of Zurich, have published a study which explores the impact of contextualising learning to meet the needs of refugees in Kakuma camp, Kenya.
Date: Friday, 23 September 2022
We are delighted to welcome our new colleague Dr Paul O'Keeffe to the Department. Paul joined us just in time to attend the September conferral ceremonies, joining Niamh Rooney in celebrating the graduates academic achievement at the ceremonies held on September 6th in the new Technology, Science and Innovation building. We look forward to working with Paul over the next year and are very grateful to have him on board.
Date: Wednesday, 07 September 2022
Staff of the Department of International Development are delighted to celebrate with international development graduates and all graduates this week at the conferral ceremonies. Graduates being conferred today faced many challenges due to the COVID pandemic during their academic journey and should be incredibly proud of their perseverance and achievements despites these challenges. Earlier today, Dr Tom Campbell attended a conferral ceremony and was delighted to offer congratulations to international development graduates Abigail Watson, Aoife Duff and Aisling Bennett. Well done everyone!
Date: Tuesday, 06 September 2022
Please note that the closing date for applications for the new part time postgraduate level Certificate in Global Citizenship Education has been extended to the 31st August 2022. This programme will start in October 2022.
Date: Wednesday, 17 August 2022
Catch up on the #FirstWeds Spring Series 2022: 'Conflict & Migration Through the Lens of Solidarity'
Patrick Marren and Niamh Rooney each moderated the last two sessions in the #FirstWeds Spring 2022 series on May 4th and June 1st respectively. The final two sessions focused on ‘Solidarity in Crisis’ and the ‘Criminalisation of Humanitarians on the European Borders’.
Date: Wednesday, 08 June 2022
Looking back and looking forward: Conversations on Paulo Freire’s Influence on Global Development Practice
Date: Wednesday, 11 May 2022
The Department held a memorial event on Friday 22nd April to remember our dear colleague, Dr. Sinéad McGrath who passed away in January 2022. The main focus of the event was to recognise and promote Sinéad's contribution to research through her PhD on displacement, gender and human rights in Columbia. It was also an honour to accept a Peace Pole from the Raheny Rotary in recognition of Sinéad's concern and action for global peace and justice.
Date: Wednesday, 27 April 2022
Research Engagement and Practice Seminar series During March & April 2022, academic staff of the Dept. of International Development are collaborating with development practitioners and engaged researchers to co-host a series of 1-hour conversations reflecting on their work and the latest research from their discipline.
Date: Thursday, 14 April 2022
Dr Kieran Doyle moderated the first conversation of the #FirstWeds Spring Series 2022: 'Conflict & Migration Through the Lens of Solidarity', which considers Ukrainians and people of other countries ridden by war and conflict, who have been forced to leave their homes and cross borders in search of safety.
Date: Wednesday, 06 April 2022
Dr Tom Campbell, MA Programme coordinator, attended his PhD graduation ceremony in DCU on Saturday 26th March. Tom is pictured here with his research supervisor, Dr Niamh Gaynor, of the School of Law and Government, Faculty of Social Sciences, Dublin City University.
Date: Thursday, 31 March 2022