Global Development Academy


The Global Development Academy supports research across disciplines that generates new connections between north and south.

Dharmnagri scene with buggy

Transcending boundaries

Our projects and programmes transcend disciplinary, intellectual and institutional boundaries.

Transcending boundaries

Research publications by University of Edinburgh faculty linked to the Global Development Academy can now accessed via their Edinburgh Research Explorer profiles.

Edinburgh Research Explorer

The Global Conversation

The Global Conversation is a series of interviews with academics, activists and practitioners whose work is directly concerned with issues of global justice and international development.

Edinburgh's interdisciplinary projects

International projects at the University of Edinburgh span the range of disciplines concerned with development, including medicine, science and education.

Teaching and Research Grant

The GDA offers a number of small grants to support teaching and research initiatives with an international development focus for academic staff at the University of Edinburgh.

Staff Profiles

The Global Development Academy has staff working across different disciplines.

Student profiles

Research students benefit from the Global Development Academy’s interdisciplinary focus and its global network of researchers and institutions.