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Introducing ISID's new Associate Director, Professor Sonia Laszlo

As the new academic year begins, we are very pleased to announce that Prof. Sonia Laszlo is assuming the position of Associate Director of the Institute for the Study of International Development.  An Associate Professor of Economics, Prof. Laszlo’s main research areas cover many aspects of applied microeconomic analysis in economic development: rural development, access to markets, and the relationship between income, health and education in economic development.

Published on : 05 Sep 2013

ISID Announces the Recipients of its International Development Faculty Research Awards

The Institute for the Study of International Development is pleased to announce the names and projects of the recipients of ISID’s International Development Faculty Research Awards:

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Published on : 11 Jun 2013

International Development Graduate Research Awards Recipients Announced

The Institute is pleased to announce the recipients of ISID's New International Development Graduate Research Awards:

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Published on : 27 May 2013

ISID Announces Two New Undergraduate Research Paper Prizes

The Institute for the Study of International Development is proud to announce two new undergraduate research paper prizes:  the ISID-World Bank Institute Prize for the best research paper on governance, and the Albert O. Hirschman Prize for the best research paper written by an undergraduate in a course recognized as part of the International Development Studies Program. The Albert O. Hirschman Prize is for the best research paper written by an undergraduate in a course recognized as part of the International Development Studies Program.

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Published on : 12 Apr 2013

Announcing the ISID-CIDA Research to Practice Policy Briefs

ISID is pleased to announce the launch of our new publication series, Research to Practice Policy Briefs. The papers, which were made possible by generous funding from the Canadian International Development Agency as part of our ongoing Strengthening the Contributions of Universities to Evidence-Based Policymaking project, touch on a number of cutting-edge topics in development. We feel they are excellent examples of how top-notch university-level research can be used to develop innovative solutions to the urgent challenges that organizations like CIDA must address.

Published on : 26 Nov 2012

McGill University’s Institute for the Study of International Development and Fasken Martineau partner up to create Executive Education Certificate Programs

Fasken Martineau, a leading international business law and litigation firm and McGill University's Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID), today announced a new partnership in the development and delivery of its Executive Education Certificate Program.

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Published on : 29 Aug 2012

ISID Offers a New Executive Education Course - Corporate Social Responsibility: Creating Value through Collaborative Sustainable Development

The essential course to prepare professionals to work in the expanding field of corporate social responsibility and sustainable development.

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Published on : 07 Aug 2012

ISID releases its report on public-private partnerships in resource extraction industries

This report is a summary of the conference, "Towards a Framework for Resource Extraction Industries, held in Montreal 29-31 March 2012.

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Published on : 01 Jun 2012

Visiting Research Chair Position in International Development Studies

Are you interested in conducting research in North American and global studies? FULBRIGHT CANADA offers unique opportunities to promising and prominent American scholars as well as experienced professionals to conduct research, develop new professional networks, guest lecture and/or teach at select Canadian universities and research centres.

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Published on : 04 May 2012

ISID releases a report on Ecuadorian foreign policy

ISID, in association with the Carter Centre, releases a report on Ecuadorian Foreign Policy

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Published on : 20 Apr 2012

Right or wrong, aid partnerships are inevitable

An Op/Ed piece by ISID Director Philip Oxhorn published in the 19 March 2012 edition of the Globe and Mail.

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Published on : 20 Mar 2012

The Essential Course to Prepare Professionals for Work Opportunities and Careers in International Development

ISID announces a 2nd Executive Education course, to be held in Vancouver in June 2012.

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Published on : 09 Feb 2012

Results of the 2012 ISID-CIDA Research to Practice Graduate Student Fellowships in Development Studies are announced

The Institute for the Study of International Development is pleased to announce that 12 graduate students have been awarded a Research to Practice Graduate Student Fellowship in Development Studies. Funding for this award has been provided by the Canadian International Development Agency as part of its most recent grant to ISID.

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Published on : 26 Jan 2012

First X Prize Design Course (INTD 597) in Canada offered during 2012 Winter term

The Institute for the Study of International Development is pleased to announce a new partnership with the X Prize Foundation, leading to the offering of the first X Prize Design Course (INTD597) offered in Canada.

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Published on : 28 Oct 2011

Announcing ISID's New Research to Practice Graduate Student Fellowships in Development Studies

The Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID) was just awarded an unprecedented multi-year grant from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) allowing us to offer a new graduate fellowship in Development Studies.

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Published on : 17 Oct 2011