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New MOOC at IGP: The Post-GDP World – Towards Sustainable Global Prosperity

We are thrilled to announce that we’ll be launching a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) entitled The Post GDP World: Towards Sustainable Global Prosperity later this year. The MOOC will be led by IGP […]

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Could you develop an innovation diary app with us?

IGP is looking for collaborators to develop a data collection app for entrepreneurs to map their ‘innovation journeys’.

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Glenys Thornton confirmed as guest speaker

We’re thrilled to announce that Baroness Glenys Thornton will join the MSc Global Prosperity students for a guest seminar on 17 November. Glenys is Chief Executive at The Young Foundation. She grew […]

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Brexit’s Biggest Threat Is to the Poorest – Here and Abroad

Professor Henrietta Moore on what Brexit will mean for inequality in the UK and abroad

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Application deadline for MSc Global Prosperity extended

We’re thrilled to announce that we will be accepting applications for the MSc Global Prosperity until 12 August 2016 (2 September 2016 for part-time students). Our brand new MSc Global Prosperity is […]

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Taking action for and with refugees in Athens, Greece

In this entry Tuukka reflects on his recent volunteering experience in Athens. Can ‘small encounters’ be significant amid a huge international crisis?

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Researching an emerging startup city: Fukuoka, Japan

Having maintained an interest for some years now in the emergence of startup and social innovation communities in Japan, I had the opportunity earlier this year to conduct initial fieldwork on developments in […]

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Cultivating empathy and understanding for people you have never met

A rhetoric of peace and security based on social exclusion, which has been deployed in response to the attacks in Nice last week, will have lasting adverse consequences, argues Morwari Zafar at Al […]

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What’s it like to be a student at IGP?

The Institute for Global Prosperity (IGP) gets up to all sorts of things during the summer. Last month, it coordinated (Un)Urban, a two-week summer programme for students, exploring the relationship between urban wellbeing […]