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  • 14.08.2018
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Call for papers: The role of culture in transformation towards sustainable development in mountains

Mountain communities are undergoing rapid sociocultural change, caused by drivers such as outmigration, urbanization, and increasing insertion into the market economy. Mountain cultural heritage is under threat. But communities are responding in creative ways.
Illustration by David Parkins out of Nature
  • 10.08.2018
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A better measure of research from the global south

An interesting and important comment in Nature describes a new tool used by IDRC (International Development Research Center) for judging the value and validity of science that attempts to improve lives
  • 06.08.2018
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Call for human migration pilot studies/exchange

Open call for late PhD and early postdoctoral researchers from sub-Saharan Africa or from Switzerland to submit proposals for short pilot studies (budget 1000-5000 CHF) or academic exchanges (budget 5000-10,000 CHF) with a scientific focus on human migration.
Arabischer Forscher
  • 30.07.2018
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Good science in resource-poor regions

Scientists in areas that lack basic provisions — including dependable electricity, water supplies and funding — do research that has a high societal impact.
Meeting Report RFI - COHRED/KFPE Colloquium Geneva 2018
  • 25.07.2018
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A focus on the Research Fairness Initiative

COHRED, in collaboration with the Swiss Commission for Partnerships with Developing Countries (KFPE) hosted COHRED Colloquium 5, an event that focused on the Research Fairness Initiative.
map of r4d projects 2018
  • 20.07.2018
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r4d program grows to 57 projects

The r4d programmes has again grown with the 11 new projects of the third thematically open call.
Copyright, J. Pelikan, SwissTPH Basel
  • 27.06.2018
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African scientists launch their own preprint repository

Open-science advocates have launched the first preprint repository aimed exclusively at African scientists. AfricArXiv seeks to improve the visibility of African science by helping academics to share their work quickly with other scientists, as well as with policymakers, entrepreneurs and medical staff.
Two new RFI reports published
  • 27.06.2018
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Two new Research Fairness Initiative (RFI) reports are out

Two brand new RFI reports were published in June 2018 - one coming from Université Alioune Diop de Bambey (Senegal) and one from the Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (Portugal).
Human Migration - Nature's Special
  • 21.06.2018
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Human Migration - Nature's Special Issue

For World Refugee Day, revisit Nature’s special issue examining the facts around migration.

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