Dr. Emily Kirk

LGBT Rights in Cuba.

From prejudice to Pride: what does Cuba have to celebrate on the International Day Against Homophobia?

Read Dr. Kirk's article here.


Dr. Robert Huish

Cuban Medical Cooperation in the Pacific

The Marsden Fund, Wellington, New Zealand.

Congratulations to Dr. Huish who was awarded a Marsden Fund Grant by New Zealand’s Royal Society to study Cuba’s Cooperation Efforts in the Pacific.  Worth $300,000 NZD, Dr. Huish will be an Assistant Investigator on this grant, along with Primary Investigator Dr. Sharon McLennan (Massey University Manawatu), and Assistant Investigator Dr. Helen Leslie (Massey University Manawatu).

The project will explore Cuba’s health cooperation in Fiji and the research team will analyze the potential for South-South cooperation as a development model.   



Dr. Robert Huish

The Place of Geography in Global Health

Geographic Illiteracy isn't just embarassing, it's unhealthy.

In a Webinar to the Consortium of Universities for Global Health , a U.S.-based organization of 145 institutions that address Global Health Challenges, Professor Huish discusses the importance of Geography in Global Health, and the dangers of Geographic Illiteracy...especially from the Whitehouse.

You can check it out here.

And read his latest article about Cuba's Ebola efforts in the Journal of Human Geography.

Dr. Nissim Mannathukkaren

Poverty and Public Sectory Reform in India

Prof. Mannathukkaren's work is included in this new World Bank report.

Prof. Mannathukkaren's work, "The ‘Poverty’ of Political Society: Partha Chatterjee and the People's Plan Campaign in Kerala, India" in Third World Quarterly was cited in this new report by the World Bank.  


Dr. John Cameron

Career Paths for IDS Grads:

The results are in! It is good news for IDS!

A new study by Rebecca Tiessen and John Cameron debunks the "barista myth" by demonstrating that our graduates find well-paying, and often exciting, jobs.

Check out these exciting findings here