Alumni & friends

Shaping global society

We are improving life for people living in poverty around the globe, by providing the research that governments and welfare organisations need to make informed decisions. Our research into child poverty and support for vulnerable people was awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize in 2011. Your contribution to International Development will help make lasting improvements in quality of human life on an international scale.


Reducing poverty

We are working to make food crops more sustainable and promote the most important factors in wellbeing.


Lone mother welfare

Lone mother welfare
When lone mothers have to go out to work, what impact does this have on their children?                                

Environmental economics

Cut the Carbon rally
It’s economically beneficial to protect the natural environment. We’re showing how.



How you can help

Make a regular gift to the University
Leave a gift in your Will
Volunteer your time and expertise

If you would like to discuss supporting research that benefits and shapes society, please contact Andrew Monk (Deputy Director of Development).

Read more about our latest research.