New research 2021: How do the young in West Africa navigate streams of information in times of crises?

The Independent Research Fund Denmark – Humanities has granted DKK 1.2 mill. to an international network of researchers, who will explore how young people in West Africa navigate streams of information in crises of security, health, and migration. Project leader: Heidi Bojsen, Department of Communication and Arts, Roskilde University

New research 2021: Illegal resource extraction and state formation in emerging African democracies

The Independent Research Fund Denmark – Social Sciences has granted DKK 2,7 mill. to Postdoc Paul Austin Stacey, Department of Social Sciences and Business, Roskilde University.
Illegally accessed resources comprise an expanding, billion-dollar sector in many sub-Saharan African countries. The new project is focusing on illegal gold mining in Ghana.

DDRN/UCPH seminar: South-North Research Cooperation at University of Copenhagen

The fifth seminar in the DDRN series on South-North research cooperation is co-organised with UCPH Global Development, SCIENCE Sustainable Development Working Group at University of Copenhagen. It takes place at the Science Faculty campus in Frederiksberg. The key note presentation is by PhD student Carla Ximena Little, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences.

Apply now: University Student Internship with – Autumn 2021

Do you want to sharpen your skills as a science journalist working with the Sustainable Development Goals? Danish Development Research Network (DDRN) is currently mapping research on sustainable development by researchers from the Global South studying and working in Denmark, and by their Danish host institutions. DDRN research communication performs critical reviews, encourage open access, and supports knowledge networking.

DDRN Essay Competition for University Students 2019

Communicate a piece of your own research relevant to one or more of the global challenges, not more than 2 years old. It could be from any field of study, and it could be from your bachelor, or master thesis, a larger project, or from an assignment from one of your courses. We encourage both Danish and international students to participate in the competition. Deadline 1 Nov. 2019. 1st prize: DKK 5,000.