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STEPS Seminar: Where are the missing co-authors? Authorship practices in participatory research

April 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join us for a STEPS Seminar with Louise Fortmann (University of California at Berkeley), on 3 April 2017 at the Institute of Development Studies. The increase in publications based on participatory research has raised questions about crediting the contributions of non-academic collaborators. Using qualitative and quantitative methods, trends and patterns in authorship and acknowledgment practices were analyzed for a sample of 262 journal articles in English reporting on participatory research on rural livelihoods published from 1975-2013. Six percent of the…

Rapid Transitions: how did we do that?

April 24 @ 10:30 am - 6:30 pm

Event flyer (click to download a PDF version) In the face of environmental crises and global inequality, how can we work together for more sustainable futures? What can we learn from great transitions and transformations of the past? This event brings together activists, academics and practitioners to explore what we can learn from history and how we accelerate change in the present. This event includes lunch, and a reception with drinks/nibbles from 5 - 6.30pm. Speakers:…

STEPS Annual Lecture: Achim Steiner

May 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Achim Steiner, former Under-Secretary General of the UN and Executive Director of UNEP, and now director of the Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford, will deliver this year’s STEPS Annual lecture. The lecture will be held on the evening of 15 May on the Sussex University campus, and be followed by a drinks reception to which all attending the lecture are welcome. Attendance is free of charge and no registration is necessary. Further details will be released nearer…

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