Our researchers engage in rigorous academic research that aims to contribute to solving today’s most pressing challenges. Committed to bridging research and society, they take their co-created knowledge and insights out into the wider world.

Research InSightS shares a selection of their latest research findings in engaging bite-sized formats. Check it out below!

Research highlights

Research InSightS LIVE #4

Conflict compounded: Implications of the war in Ukraine on global development challenges

Ukrainian refugees standing on the side of a motorway

The paradoxical impact of Chinese aid, and political favouritism

What is the impact of Chinese aid and how to politicians favour certain groups?

Dr John Cruzatti C.

Waterland: The importance of reflecting on water and land

Water and land have an intimate relationship and choosing the right words matters.

Luisa Cortesi

Welfare and distributive politics amidst Myanmar's revolution

Learn more about a new book on Myanmar.

Redistribution and economic transformation

Professor Portraits - Meet Andrew Fischer, Professor of Inequality, Social Protection and Development

Inaugural lecture Andrew Fischer

Trade as an engine for sustainable development?

Interview with Peter van Bergeijk and Binyam Demena on their book about trade with East Africa

Dar es Salaam harbour - Tanzania

Cities and climate change

Professor Portraits - Meet Shuaib Lwasa, Professor of Urban Resilience and Global Development

Professor Shuaib Lwasa

The agency of marginalized communities

Professor Portraits - Meet Arul Chib, Professor of Technology and Development

Arul Chib

Keep those fossil fuels under the soil

Professor Portraits - Professor Lorenzo Pellegrini gives a sneak preview of his inaugural lecture

Lorenzo Pellegrini

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