Dr Buhle Motala talks at the Power of In-between Conference 1-2 July 2008
Dr Buhle Mbambo-Thata from UNISA talks about the importance of the open access movement from the Power of In-between Conference in Pretoria, South Africa 1-2 July 2008. The conference, organised by the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex and the Human Science Research Council, South Africa, aimed to shine a light on the role of research brokers and intermediaries and explore how they support evidence-based pro-poor policy and practice
Michael Devlin speaks at the Power of In-between Conference 1-2 July 2008
Michael Devlin from COHRED talks about the one thing he'll be taking away from the Power of In-between Conference in Pretoria, South Africa 1-2 July 2008. The conference, organised by the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex and the Human Science Research Council, South Africa, aimed to shine a light on the role of research brokers and intermediaries and explore how they support evidence-based pro-poor policy and practice
Professor Richard Jolly speaks about the MDGs - part 1
Professor Richard Jolly - Research Associate at the Institute of Development Studies - speaks about the Millennium Development Goals.
The Distance: Cancer
"297 feet. It's the distance between our research labs and our patient rooms." We open on a hallway, as Dr. Nestor Esnaola tells viewers how MUSC physicians and researchers are working together in multidisciplinary teams to create new answers for pancreatic cancer patients. He explains that "our researchers are literally creating new answers down the hall that don't exist anywhere else."
Hania Sholkamy from the Woman's Empowerment Research Programme Consortuim in Arabic
The Women’s Empowerment Research Programme Consortium are revisiting the vocabulary of empowerment and how it translates into Arabic. Over the course of three workshops involving activists and researchers, participants will discuss issues around empowerment and language with the aim of contributing to the process of women’s empowerment in the Arabic world.
Transferring Clean Technologies to developing Countries: why do much disagreement?
In this Climate Lite: David Ockwell explains why developed and developing countries do not reach an international agreement on the transfer of clean technologies. Climate Lite -making climate change issues and research easy to digest.
Violence Framed: Participatory Video in Action Research
Director/producers: Nicholas Benequista and Joanna WheelerEditor: Tamara PlushRunning time: 15 min.Summary: This film shows how participatory video is used as a tool for action research on violence in Brazil, Mexico and Nigeria. Using stories recounted by the researchers, the film explores the difficulties and challenges of researching violence, and gives examples of how researchers used participatory video to overcome some of these. It also probes the limitations of participatory video as a too
Future climate change in China: risks and responses
In this Climate Lite: Declan Conway on China's short and long-term risks from climate change and potential policy responses. Climate Lite -making climate change issues and research easy to digest.
Poverty in a Changing Climate:The Case for Pro-poor Adaptation
In this Climate Lite: Tom Tanner on making adaptation sensitive to the needs of the groups most affected by climate change and double as a pathway out of poverty for them. Climate Lite - making climate change issues and research easy to digest.
Climate Change and Human Migration: can we estimate future flows?
In this Climate Lite: Chris Smith on the limitations of current methods used to predict future migration flows due to climate change and how computer simulation models could be improved. Climate Lite -making climate change issues and research easy to digest.
Citizenship DRC Researchers Discuss the Impact of Their Work
Speaking on the sidelines of the DFID-hosted event, The Politics of Poverty, researchers from the Development Research Centre on Citizenship, Participation and Accountability discuss the impact they have had after 10 years of exploring the different ways around that world that citizens are taking action to shape their states and societies.
Episode 2: New Directions in Music Therapy Duration: 21 min 45
Duration: 21 min 45