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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

IDS Orientation for New Students

Learn about the Study of International Development, program options and rules. Meet your fellow students and members of the IDS Undergraduate Student Society – IDSSA!

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Published on : 03 Aug 2011

Beat-the-Rush Advising Sessions for New Students

Come meet the adviser, get one-on-one advising. Get informed on program options, rules and planning!

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Published on : 03 Aug 2011

ISID Leadership Council Graduate Field Research Awards

As a result of generous funding from the ISID’s new Leadership Council, ISID is able to award 2 Leadership Council Graduate Student Field Research Grants. Each award is valued at $4,000 and is to be used to help finance field research required for the successful completion of the applicant’s thesis or dissertation.

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Published on : 26 Apr 2011

9 month lectureship position available with ISID

The Institute for the Study of International Development at McGill University invites applications for a non-tenure-track Faculty Lecturer position in the undergraduate program in International Development Studies (IDS).

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Published on : 18 Mar 2011

McGill awarded $1 million grant to address debilitating parasitic diseases in the developing world

McGill Awarded $1-Million Grant to Address Debilitating Parasitic Diseases in the Developing World, offering a Canadian solution 
to a Pressing Global Health Challenge

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Published on : 24 Jan 2011

Louise Fréchette joins ISID's International Advisory Board

ISID is very pleased to announce that noted Canadian diplomat Louise Fréchette is now a member of the Institute's International Advisory Board

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Published on : 02 Aug 2010

Khalil Shariff of the Aga Khan Foundation is ISID's newest International Advisory Board Member

Mr. Khalil Shariff, Chief Executive Officer of the Aga Khan Foundation Canada, has accepted becoming the newest member of ISID's International Advisory Board.

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Published on : 09 Apr 2010

Applications now being accepted for two Resident Fellows of the Americas at CDAS

As a result of generous funding from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), we are pleased to announce the opening of two positions of Resident Fellow in Democratic Governance for an established researchers currently residing in Bolivia and Peru.

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Published on : 27 Feb 2009

Canadian International Council Call for Fellows

The Canadian International Council Fellowship Program 2009 seeks to attract both eminent established researchers as well as Canada's most promising young minds and provide them with the opportunity to help guide Canada on pressing foreign policy problems.

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Published on : 10 Feb 2009

Information Session on Internships in Peru

The Centre for Developing-Area Studies, the Arts Internship Office and Nexos Voluntarios of Peru invite you to an information session for Summer 2009 internships in Cusco, Peru.

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Published on : 09 Feb 2009

CDAS Graduate Field Research Award Competition

As a result of generous funding from the Canadian International Development Agency, CDAS will be able to award 3 Graduate Student Field Research Grants for the current academic year. Each award is valued at $3,000 and is to be used to help finance field research required for the successful completion of the applicant’s thesis or dissertation.

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Published on : 13 Nov 2008

CDAS Director Philip Oxhorn in the Ottawa Citizen on the current crisis in Zimbabwe

Professor Philip Oxhorn, CDAS Director, pens an opinion piece in the Ottawa Citizen on the current crisis in Zimbabwe.

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Published on : 07 Jul 2008

The South must stand on its own

Philip Oxhorn, director of the McGill Centre for Developing-Area Studies, writes in an opinion piece in The Ottawa Citizen: The tragedy of Zimbabwe makes as clear a case as any that the global South must step out from the shadow of colonialism and solve its own problems.

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Published on : 28 Jun 2008