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The Conflict Security and Development Research Group (CSDRG) undertakes a wide range of research, policy, advisory, and teaching activities related to conflict, security and development, enabling it to serve as a true bridge between academic scholarship and real world decision-making in these fields. 

We teach the world-leading Conflict, Security and Development MA programme and publish the Conflict, Security and Development journal.

Director: Professor Mats Berdal
Research Director: Dr Kieran Mitton