Transboundary and intercultural research in partnership is a continuous process of sound knowledge generation, building mutual trust, mutual learning and shared ownership.
The KFPE’s 11 principles underscore this process. However, there are many types of research in partner- ship; these have different requirements in terms of interaction, communication, and mutuality. This is particularly the case when cooperation takes place between poor and rich countries. In other words, the principles may have to be applied selectively depending on the partnership.
The 7 fundamental questions on transboundary research partnerships point to factors that hinder or enable partnerships in different contexts; they are designed to help readers better understand the nature and type of a given partnership.
Co-creation of research knowledge between academics and non-academic stakeholders, contributes to sustainable development and societal transformation. Based on a survey conducted among 43 international research partnership projects, this policy brief recommend an active engagement with non-academic actors, especially from vulnerable groups and local enterprises, from the start of a research endeavour.
Global scientific partnerships should generate and share knowledge equitably, but too often exploit research partners in low-income countries, while disproportionately benefitting those in higher-income countries. Here, I outline my suggestions for more-equitable partnerships.
Christopher H. Trisos, Jess Auerbach & Madhusudan Katti
UKCDR and ESSENCE launched a new Equitable Partnerships Resource Hub, which brings together guidance, tools and principles on equitable partnerships from across the world.
A new open access publication on how to improve research impact for development by the Impact Initiative for International Development Research, University of Cambridge.Image: © Jorge Martin 2021
This article spans issues of international student mobility, inequalities in higher education, and spaces for transformative learning for sustainable development.
The fair research contracting self-assessment tool supports institutions to engage in fair and equitable negotiation processes for formal contracts despite recognised imbalances in institutional contracting capacities.
Doing research in conflict contexts is crucial. But how do you best conduct research in conflict-affected contexts? These guidelines are designed for all levels of researchers – from research student to professor – who conduct research in settings that are affected by conflict.