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Why Emerging Economies also need Knowledge Transfer of Environmental Engineering

How did you get involved in sustainability? Originally, I am an environmental chemist graduated from University of Copenhagen. My path into my current work is sustainability. By sustainable transition in developing economies, you can achieve results with far less resources...
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All of Us Need to Build Capacity – in South as well as North

Research collaboration is capacity building in itself, says Professor Jens Seeberg, Aarhus University. Every university on the globe has a constant need of capacity building. That is certainly also the case in Denmark. ”Research collaboration is capacity building in itself”,...
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Funding Policies in the North Hurt Capacity Building in the South

Denmark has valuable experience in running an efficient research administration. It’s important to continue sharing this experience with the global South countries like Ghana in order to address risks of bureaucracy, according to an experienced Danish development researcher In many...
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Sorting Out India’s Mounting Waste Crisis

India’s economic growth story is remarkable: from a less than $500 billion economy at the turn of the millennium to the world's third-largest economy with over $3.5 trillion in 2022. The GDP per capita increased from $451 to $2,379. As...
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From Clean to Contaminated: Indian Rivers Call for Urgent Action

On a sun-drenched summer day, Vejle Ådal's serene banks come alive with people strolling along its picturesque shores, casting their lines in tranquil waters, or embarking on leisurely kayak rides. My journey led me to Vejle from a city in...
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Sustainability Without Lab Coats: Citizen Science in Service of the SDGs

Enlisting the Public The universality of the themes covered by the SDGs speaks to the fact that there is not only space, but also interest, for the public to participate in the work towards the SDGs; contributions “through the involvement of...
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The Importance of Studying Latin America When it Comes to Sustainability

A British researcher in Aalborg is working with anti-fracking movements and environmental issues in Latin America. According to her, Latin America adds something extra to the debate about our societies’ perspectives on nature. She regrets that Latin American studies are...
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Mexico: Researching the Brain Plasticity and Breaking the Stigma of Mental Illness

He has a passion for understanding that, what makes us human. It all started with observing neurons in a microscope, just like a Nobel Laureate 100 years ago. And this Mexican neuroscientist also wants to raise awareness of mental health...
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Vulnerable Infants: The Burden of Being Born Too Small, Too Soon

In a pristine, organised room a repeating beeping sound is suddenly masked by high-pitched crying, followed by sighs of relief as a baby is born. Right on time and at a healthy weight, the baby has already avoided a whole...
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Missing the Long Term Perspective on Development

Advisors have been replaced by consultants. Broader projects have partially been replaced by narrower ones with singular purposes. This has had both positive and negative impact on the development research that takes place, says a Danish veteran. Once upon a...
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