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Transformative Research – The New Imperative in Science?

KFPE&SUDAC Annual Conference 13 November 2020 in Bern

Research shall contribute to transformations towards sustainable development. How does such research look like and what is needed to promote this kind of research? Will transformative research become the new normal or is it just a short-lived new fashion? This conference brings together actors from academia, civil society, private sector, administration and politics to discuss the role of research for transformation.

With presentations of examples of innovative transformative research partnerships and expectations from policy workers and practitioners we learn more about the potential but also challenges of transformative research. Together, we discuss how to implement, improve and promote transformative research.

Please register for the conference at eventbrite before 2 November 2020, to ensure adequate COVID-19 prevention! In case of changing regulations regarding COVID-19 prevention, the event might take place online. Registered attendees will be informed about changes.

Further information


Dr. Fabian Käser
Commission for Research Partnerships with Developing Countries (KFPE)
House of Academies
PO Box
3001 Bern

+41 31 306 93 49

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