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The Golden Moment of Any Science is When Your Ideas are Contradicted by Data

A veteran Danish anthropologist who received a doctorate in medicine for describing the effects of vaccination on reducing the rate of child deaths in the Global South have contributed to a paradigm shift twice in his life. An academic researcher...
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“A Strong Community of Development Researchers is Alive and Well in Denmark”

The community of development researchers has grown and been increasingly spread at several different environments in Denmark. Buzzwords change – but a clear focus on development remains, observes a veteran in the field. That is the observation by Soeren Jeppesen,...
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Jorge Lobos: Architecture to Serve the Needs of People Around the World

Jorge Lobos, is a very talented chilean architect that lives in Copenhagen, Denmark. He owns an architecture studio with projects in Denmark, Italy and Chile. He started his career at the school of Architecture at the Universidad of Chile, where he...
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South Sudan: Interaction of Refugees and Their Hosts in Uganda Could Foster Peaceful Co-existence Back Home. But When?

In Adjumani town, in the West Nile sub region of northern Uganda, a relatively big structure sits enclosed in Paridi stadium, just a few metres behind the southern goalposts. At its entrance is an inscription in bold letters: “Refugee and...
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From Port to Port: Chilean-Danish Collaboration on Art and Mural Painting

Life is full of meaning and symbols. Life is full of art. And if we think of the sea as a big road that connects very distant persons, places and cultures, we can say that Copenhagen in Denmark and Valparaíso...
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DDRN is seeking Research Communication Intern(s) for the Spring semester 2023

We are looking for someone studying communication, sustainable development, international development cooperation, or any other scientific field contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Even better, surprise us with something completely different in your background that you still strongly believe...
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They studied emerging epidemics – and then an epidemic emerged

A large research project in close cooperation between researchers from Denmark and Burkina Faso has focused on what happens to epidemics when they emerge in unstable places with poor security, political unrest and mistrust towards the government. Some epidemics begin...
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Civil Society Groups Keep Development Aid Closer to Human Beings

The history of Danish development assistance, and the role of civil society groups with a focus on vulnerable groups in this history, was discussed at a recent webinar – listen to a DDRN podcast from the event ”It is up...
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Danish scientific expeditions: A history of complex South-North relations

In November 2021, a three volumes history of Danish scientific expeditions was published. One of the authors is an Affiliate Professor at the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen, Michael Harbsmeier. Originally an anthropologist, he has since...
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Podcast: “A Sustainable Holiday Season” Research and Practical Approaches Emphasizing Food

In December 2021, DDRN hosted an online seminar that focused on research and civil society initiatives emphasizing food.The connection between food and the climate has been covered in both research and civil society practices that are opposing over-consumption and food...
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