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TIDI: To coordinate and promote TCD’s

The Trinity International Development Initiative

There is long-established and growing interest at Trinity College Dublin in research and teaching on issues related to international development. TIDI is a College-wide initiative, involving all three Faculties and multiple disciplines, to coordinate and promote TCD’s expanded engagement with research and education on global development.

TIDI's Celebration of Africa Day 2014 - Imagining Land: Significance of Land in African Economics, Politics & Culture

President Michael D. Higgins, with Provost Dr. Patrick Prendergast, the Group of African Ambassadors to Ireland, Conference Speakers and members of the TIDI Steering Committee in advance of TIDI's Annual Conference to Celebrate Africa Day 2014


TIDI Trin Talks

Trin Talks - Development in Action - The Future of HIV Treatment in Africa: Learnings, Challenges and ways Forward

Identities in Transition - Constitutional Peace Building - 3 February 2014


View a selection of TIDI videos by clicking on the links below:

Trinitys Engagement with Rwanda: Visit by Dr. Patrick Prendergast, Provost of TCD

My Career in Development: Prof. Finn Tarp, Director, UNU-Wider, Finland

Development Interview with Prof. Finn Tarp and MDP student Kate Brady


  • "The bi-monthly newsletter is AMAZING. A huge amount of work goes into collating information about development research and updates from lots of different sources and is all pulled neatly into one update. Also, the volume and quality of the TIDI events are top notch. Keep up the good work!"
    Researcher, external to TCD
  • "The events I have participated in have been very well organised and always provide stimulating content. TIDI always finds good presenters".
    Development Consultant        
  • "TIDI is a highly useful initiative that helps link researchers in Trinity with the wider development community. Its work in bringing global development issues to prominence is an invaluable asset to TCD researchers and students".
    Postgraduate Student, TCD


TIDI gratefully acknowledges the support of:

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Last updated 25 July 2014 by Trinity International Development Initiative (Email).