Róisín Hinds


Research Fellow, GSDRC

International Development Department

Contact details

Email r.hinds@bham.ac.uk

Secondary Email roisin@gsdrc.org

International Development Department
School of Government and Society
Muirhead Tower
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT


Róisín joined the GSDRC in February 2013 as a Research Fellow. She has a PhD from Trinity College Dublin which explores labour regimes and agency in Chinese-owned workplaces in Zambia. Prior to this, Róisín worked for a Namibian NGO on Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) programmes in the Bwabwata National Park.


  • PhD in Geography, Trinity College Dublin, 2013
  • MSc in Sustainable Development, Queens University Belfast, 2007
  • BA (Hons) Politics and Philosophy, University College Dublin, 2006


  • Labour agency
  • Trade unions, state and labour in southern Africa
  • Globalisation
  • Labour regulation 
  • Community Based Natural Resource Management 

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