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Apply for an internship with SweDev and SEI

SweDev and SEI are looking for an intern to join our secretariat in the spring semester of 2022.

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The use of research in practice: experiences and lessons learned from the Nordics

The development sector in the Nordics is increasingly committed to strengthening the interaction between researchers and practitioners. However, obstacles still exist. The Nordic development research associations all describe a similar challenge: the development research community is fragmented and dispersed.

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Reimagining development thinking

Development thinking is in a state of flux. Researchers in Sweden discuss its implications and alternatives.

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Swedish Research Council development research grant 2020: Meet Joakim Öjendal and Susanna Alexius & Janet Vähämäki

Learn more about five projects awarded the Swedish Research Council’s development research grant 2020.

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The unintended consequences of development projects

David Scott at the University of Karlstad shares the main conclusions from his doctoral thesis on the projectification of development assistance.

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SweDev at DevRes 2021

The Development Research Conference 2021, 14-16 June, is filled with interesting keynote speakers, panels, seminars, poster sessions and exhibitions. Check out the sessions hosted by SweDev.

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Swedish Research Council development research grant 2020: Meet awarded researcher Emil Edenborg

Learn more about five projects awarded the Swedish Research Council’s development research grant 2020.

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Five actions to promote research in policy and practice

The use of research is important for evidence-based policymaking and development practice. While the demand for research have grown, constraints persist to make the bridging to practice take place.

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Gender, development, and legacies of war in Myanmar

Elisabeth Olivius and Jenny Hedström: critical development research is needed to make it more difficult to ignore the everyday realities of the people affected by development.

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