Institute of Development Studies

About Institute of Development Studies

The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) delivers world-class research, learning and teaching that transforms the knowledge, action and leadership needed for more equitable and sustainable development globally.

Through equitable and sustainable partnerships, we work with governments, philanthropic foundations, non-governmental organisations, academics and civil society to transform approaches to progressive social, political and economic change in ways that ultimately make a difference to people’s lives.

Meet the team

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Deepta Chopra

Research Fellow

Shandana Khan Mohmand

Cluster Leader and Research Fellow
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Sohela Nazneen

Research Fellow

Priya Raghavan

Research Fellow
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Leah Murphy

Health and Nutrition Convenor
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Debbie West

Project Manager

Samreen Mushtaq

Post-doctoral Researcher