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Dr. Nabila Idris

Dr. Nabila Idris

Research Fellow (Part-Time)

Dr Nabila Idris has joined BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD), BRAC University as a part- time Research Fellow. Dr Idris completed her Ph.D. in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge, UK in 2022. Since then, she has been a Visiting Fellow at the Open University in the UK, researching the possibilities of a global fund for social protection. Dr Idris completed a Masters with distinction in Social Policy from the University of York and another Masters in International Journalism and Communication from the Communication University of China, where she graduated at the top of her class.

In her professional life, she has worked in Bangladesh, China, UK, and Thailand. In her research work, Dr Idris is keenly interested in politics, policymaking, and social protection but she moonlights as a collector of really old books too – even owning books printed in the 1700s.

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