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Women, motherhood, and science in Colombia

Women, motherhood, and science in Colombia

Tracking environmental crimes in Ghana

Tracking environmental crimes in Ghana

Young people in Chile feel overwhelmed and boredduring the pandemic

Young people in Chile feel overwhelmed
and bored during the pandemic

The fresh food in this outdoor fridge is for everyone who need it

The fresh food in this outdoor fridge
is for everyone who need it

Sex-workers in Ecuador badly affected by COVID-19

Sex-workers in Ecuador badly affected by COVID-19

Lost teenagers in Uganda during the pandemics

Lost teenagers in Uganda during the pandemics

Noise in the houses: Missing women and girls in Peru
Noise in the houses: Missing women and girls in Peru
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AfricaLics (Part 2):

A first-hand account of the
Visiting Fellowship Programme experience

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Access to loans for the poor:

Microfinance in northern Uganda

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New research 2021:

How do the young in West Africa navigate
streams of information in times of crises?

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New research 2021:

Illegal resource extraction and state formation
in emerging African democracies

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Ethnographic Research:

One Man’s Long Journey to PhD

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Equador:

Female scientist fighting for her place
studying climate change in Ecuador

Sunset panorama at La Silla

Same sky, different insights:

Danish-Chilean research collaboration on astronomy

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Colombia:

“The spectacled bear just doesn’t
sell as well as the polar bear”

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Helene Risør:

Traces of a Danish anthropologist
at the end of the world

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Kenya:

The troubles of a science PhD from the West

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Gulu’s Post War Urban Youth:

Where is their Future?

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Uganda:

Water harvesting for food security
and income generation for rural women

Experto en cambio climatico

Nicaragua:

Making local people participate in
climate change research that are going to save their lives

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Resistant crops:

On the road towards
perfectly climate adapted wheat

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Indigenous trees:

Oryema, the Woman of the Wild Plants

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Crypto-development:

Blockchain backing transparency?

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One stroll around pretty much any modern day fast fashion store, and the scale of production and waste that comes hand in hand with our shared love of having the new ‘look’, is apparent. From the vast amount of waste made purely ‘in-house’, to its international reach, the modern fast fashion industry poses a number of problems
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The renowned Nicaraguan sociology researcher Elvira Cuadra has been working from her exile in Costa Rica since December 2018. She is one out of at least 55.000 people from Nicaragua who has escaped for political asylum in the neighboring country.
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DDRN dialogue with researchers during the Danish Science Festival on 25 April 2019, 16.30-18.30 at Studiestræde 6, Copenhagen. The dialogue is in Danish and entitled 'Try this at home! Sustainable home, food and transport' Discuss with three senior researchers at Danish universities and four PhD student from China, Pakistan and Bolivia currently studying in Denmark.
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DDRN is back!

On 14 January 2019, DDRN held its first General Assembly since a relaunch of DDRN was initiated in the second half of 2016. The General Assembly elected the members of the DDRN Board 2019-2020 to replace an Interim Board functioning during 2016-18. Associate Professor Johannes Dragsbæk Schmidt, Aalborg University, was elected Chairman of DDRN.
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Blockchain: Solutions for vulnerable citizens?

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Challenge-Driven Innovation (CDI)

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Blockchain backing transparency?

Corruption represents a major obstacle in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals. The activity hampers economic growth and increases poverty, depriving the most marginalised groups of equitable access to vital services such as healthcare, education and water and sanitation. Development practitioners should now start to modernise their approach to preventing petty corruption from hindering their agendas and look towards new technologies.
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Constructive Journalism: Positively Correct News

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Hall of Shame?

Hijacked journals and predatory publishers are phenomena facing the aspiring researcher in the South and North alike. Which are the pitfalls? Is Open Access a cause or a remedy? You are invited to take a stand in the controversy about these ‘by-products’ of universities’ pressure on faculty staff for increasing scientific publication.
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