Richard works full time on the Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium, a DFID-funded research programme exploring livelihoods, basic services and social protection in conflict-affected situations.
A geographer by training, Richard supports and contributes to research conducted by the Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium (SLRC). His previous experience includes researching the urban displacement of Internally Displaced Persons in Uganda, working as a reseach assistant for Dr. Andy Sumner at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), and providing project support to a child poverty campaign based in London. Richard's current work focuses on livelihood trajectories under conflict, state legitimacy and state-building, and effective delivery of basic services in conflict-affected environments.
Richard Mallett has extensive knowledge of the health systems in West Africa and he has commented on the Ebola outbreak in a piece by Global Post.
- 9 March 2016, Gulf News (gulfnews.com)18 February 2016
- On refugees, Europe, preserving brains, China, Bernie Sanders, the Cleveland Browns, millennials - Letters to the editor18 February 2016, The Economist17 February 2016, Huffington Post UK
- 16 February 2016, Huffington PostRefugee crisis: Welfare cuts and anti-migration policies 'will not stop' asylum seekers coming to Europe - report10 February 2016, The Independent
- 10 February 2016, Huffington Post8 February 2016, Reuters
- 5 November 2015, Al Jazeera4 September 2015, New Internationalist
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