Ubuntu refers to African customary law, based on the value: ‘I am because we are’. Nadeem Salie’s PhD thesis argues, as entitled, that ‘The utilisation of Ubuntu can promote accountability in public officials and state institutions as well as give effect to social solidarity in South Africa’. Nadeem spent more than seven months at Department of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen, to study the Danish welfare state as part of his thesis work.
The third DDRN seminar on South-North research cooperation takes place at the Odense campus of University of Southern Denmark. The PhD presentation is by Priscila De Morais Lima, who is an external PhD student, SDU Life Cycle Engineering, She will present her work on Solid waste management in Brazil.
Addressing an audience of frequent flyers at the Danish Institute of International Studies (DIIS) in Copenhagen, professor Kevin Anderson, called out for urgent CO2 reductions.
Chunfang Zhuo is Associate Professor at Department of Planning at Aalborg University (AAU). Ten years ago, she came to Denmark on a PhD scholarship to study ‘Group Creativity Development in Problem and Project-Based Learning Environment in Engineering Education’. Her research is cross-cultural comparing young engineers in China and Denmark. A key question is how humour is used differently for creativity in technology design.
The second DDRN seminar on South North research cooperation was held at Aarhus University. Keynote was by Saowalak Bunma, PhD student at Dept. of Bioscience, on ‘My research within Ecoinformatics and Biodiversity and my experiences as a PhD student in Denmark’
DDRN Seminar on Wednesday 14 February 2018, 19.00-21.00
Venue: Aalborg University, Rendsburggade 14, ground floor, room 4.105, Aalborg
The 2030 panel, the Parliamentarians’ 2030 network, and the Parliament Committee on Energy, Utilities and Climate jointly organised what will become an annual multi-stakeholder forum on the 17 SDGs. Statistics Denmark builds capacity with national statistics departments in Vietnam, Philippines, and Ecuador to monitor SDGs,
There is no shortage when it comes to networks on development. DDRN will explore the various networks and what they can do for you. This post is an appetizer listing a few networks to be recommended.
The UN 2015 Report Transforming Our World defines a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to guide world development until 2030. The 17 SDGs are universal by definition. Private sector, public and civil society organisations worldwide refer to the SDGs. At ddrn.dk, the SDGs will serve as a basic classification when covering contributions of knowledge for sustainable development.
What is the outcome of research capacity development? Climbing the social ladder or making a sustainable difference. New research on individual work careers of Ghanaian academics draws a diverse picture. Former PhD students from University of Ghana, who became part of the Enhancement of Research Capacity (ENRECA) programme 1989-2009, were interviewed for the study.