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UNU-WIDER Jan 16
When is a natural resource discovery a sign of a boom, and when is it a curse? A new working paper on 'Understanding the boom' looks at the challenges and leaves us with a clearer understanding of the roles that policy and institutions play.
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While can have positive applications in , such as addressing doctor shortages, it can also have negative applications, such as spreading misinformation. Read below how global can promote positive and mitigate negative applications.
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UNU-IIGH Jan 16
Opportunity of a lifetime for early career researchers in & and to be part of South-South research collaboration & skill development workshop! Deadline 30 Jan 2019!
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UN University Jan 17
on how we can tackle both (Good and Well-Being) and () through a healthy, diet.
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UNU-IAS Jan 17
Meet Esteban, a second-year student . His passion for cycling informs his interest in , and he is traveling to South Africa to research the health & carbon effects of bike sharing for his MSc thesis. Apply now to with us!
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UNU-MERIT Jan 14
Is it possible to combine a 🎓 with a full-time job 💼? Yes! Our PhD in Governance and Policy Analysis combines flexibility with high standards and rigorous academic research. Our fellows obtain strong research skills while pursuing their careers
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Delta 8.7 - The Alliance 8.7 Knowledge Platform Jan 14
"'Hard data' + statistics on , even if systematically collected, reliable, interoperable & comparable, are an indication of anti-trafficking RESPONSE, NOT of prevalence of the phenomenon." from 's
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UN University Jan 17
's latest research on toxic brine as a byproduct of has been covered in 16 languages by news outlets in over 60 countries. Read about their compelling and its implications below on .
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UNU-FLORES Jan 14
🇨🇴: Water availability 6X of global average yet certain areas only 1/10 of average levels – perfect example of scarcity in the midst of abundance. At 33, our Visiting Scholar explored a viable solution.
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UN Environment Jan 15
The world’s first recycled plastic dhow will set sail on its expedition along Africa’s coast to raise awareness about single-use plastic on January 24th. Learn more about 👉
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UN University - EHS Jan 15
: When temperatures rise, rise too. How far are we already?
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UN University Jan 16
Congratulations to ! In November at the Dresden Congress Awards, UNU-FLORES and partners were recognised for the success and impact of the Dresden Nexus Conference 2017 ( ). Full coverage below.
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UNU-INWEH Jan 15
WE ARE HIRING! Researcher/Senior Researcher: Water and Gender Research Associate: SDG Project
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UN University Jan 15
New research from sheds light on the growing issue of toxic as a byproduct of . Read about their research and the risks associated with brine below on .
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UNU-WIDER Jan 13
How does family structure affect the employment trends of women in rural ? A new journal article by looks at how living in a joint family, and the associated cultural norms, affects trends of women in rural India. Read the full article at
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Delta 8.7 - The Alliance 8.7 Knowledge Platform Jan 11
. & research released in September shows that $4 billion in Official Development Assistance (ODA) alone was spent to address , , & from 2000-2013
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UN University Jan 14
While provides much needed potable , it also produces toxic . Research from shows global brine production totals 51.8 billion cubic meters of brine/year, enough to cover all of Florida a foot deep. Read below on
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UNU-WIDER Jan 11
*VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT* Are you an outstanding individual with strong commitment and potential to contribute to the programme? We're looking for a Fellow to join the team in Maputo, . Applications close 8 Feb -
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UN University - EHS Jan 11
"Students learn about scientific methods & their application. The learning is directly linked to our diverse projects, & there is active exchange with researchers." Michael Zissener, Lecturer for deadline: 15 Jan
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UN University Jan 14
As the turns 100 this year, follow below how they've been working to achieve over this past century.
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