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The University of Manchester’s Global Development Institute would like to invite you to participate in a free online seminar on ‘Development in the Next Ten Years: Challenges and Opportunities’. The seminar celebrates the launch of the new Global Development Institute Scholarships – enabling students to fund their development studies at The University of Manchester.

It will take place on Tuesday 20 December 2016 at 16:00.

The online seminar will be led by Professor Diana Mitlin, Professor of Global Urbanism and Managing Director of the Global Development Institute, who has received international recognition for her research in development. It will be an invaluable opportunity to discuss the future of development with a world-leading academic. Watch  Diana explaining The University of Manchester’s work to address global inequalities on our website:

During the online seminar, you will also be able to hear about GDI’s scholarships, which include fee waivers for selected master’s courses in international development. To find out more beforehand, including eligibility, please visit our website.

The University of Manchester’s Global Development Institute addresses global inequalities in order to promote a socially-just world in which all people, including future generations, are able to enjoy a decent life. The University of Manchester is ranked 7th in the world for Development Studies (QS World University Rankings 2016) and in the most recent UK Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), our development studies research was ranked 1st for impact and 2nd for quality.

To register for this event please click here.