In the world today statistics and numbers are an omnipresent part of how research and policy decisions are made, as well how we interpret the world. However, the human capacity to process raw data, particularly in a field in which we are not well versed, is limited. To help the index was created as a way to sort through information in a meaningful manner and also allow users to see how different entities stack up against each…Continue
Many individuals and organizations working in peacebuilding and related field are interested in conducting applied research that integrates theory and practice. In this short guide, I would like to provide some brief recommendations of how to conduct effective research, suggestions for how to disseminate the research, etc.
This is a work in progress and other members of the network are encouraged to post your own suggestions/resources.
Over the past two decades, many new institutions from governments, foundations and nonprofits have emerged that provide in-depth policy analysis of current conflicts and the effectiveness of existing responses. In order to stay up to date on current crises, success stories in preventing, managing and transforming conflicts, and larger policy lessons for the field, reading…
The SLRC newsletter is now out and includes the following: our recent work looking at how to tackle malnutrition in Sierra Leone (moving away from training, training and more training); Richard Mallett on whether small business in Afghanistan will survive; and Rachel Slater on…Continue
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As the conflict resolution and peacebuilding field has grown an increasing number of organizations and associations have been formed to help share information, exchange best practice, work on conflict advocacy, etc. Some organizations are more practitioner focused and concentrate more on organizations, while others are more for…
Submissions are invited for the Naval War College Award for Research on a topic related to women and conflict outcomes. The Naval War College is a professional military education institution that offers an M.A. degree in national security and strategic studies to military officers and civilians from national security agencies. The $10,000 award, sponsored by the Naval War College Foundation, is designed to encourage outstanding new research that advances understanding of the…Continue
Graduate Education and Professional Practice in International Peace and Conflict
to download the full free report, visit http://www.usip.org/publications/graduate-education-and-professional-practice-in-international-peace-and-conflict…
In 2005, The Alliance for Conflict Transformation published the report: “Skills, Networks & Knowledge: Developing a Career in International Peace and Conflict Resolution.” The report is the first of its kind to survey employers regarding career opportunities within international peace and conflict resolution. We believe that it will be of interest to employers, to students and professionals pursuing a career in this field,…Continue
“How many deaths will it take?” In how many places within the United States and abroad?
Aurora, Colorado? Tucson, Arizona? Virginia Tech? Columbine? The University of Texas tower?
Nagasaki? Korea? Vietnam? Grenada? Panama? Iraq? Afghanistan? Pakistan?Continue
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The Globalization of War
The "Military Roadmap" to World War III
Michel Chossudovsky and Finian Cunningham (Editors)
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"Hillary Clinton unveils initiative on clean cooking stoves," was among last year’s highlights at the Millennium Development Goals Summit. On this World Pneumonia Day, what has become of The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves? Has yet another “silver bullet” failed to make a difference for those in the…Continue
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I am making an endeavor to establish a research institute namely Research Institute of Pakistan Affairs (RIPA). I need your experienced guidence and help in order to establish the institution. A brief introduction and proposed responsibilities of RIPA is as under:-
Research Institute of Pakistan Affairs (RIPA) is an endeavor of the young researchers to carry out research on the issues of internal situation of country and to…Continue
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The Georgetown University and Generations For Peace Summer Research Fellows have all returned to DC after three months in the field. As we begin to digest our research and experiences, we wanted to share a piece of our journey with you.
What was the most surprising thing you found?
From Amanda Munroe:
Connection! I was surprised (and encouraged!) to find out how well the organizations and the academics I was interviewing were…Continue
Added by Amanda Munroe on August 24, 2011 at 12:22am — No Comments
CREC, a multidisciplinary catalonian research center of the Open University of Catalonia (UOC) is developing research scientific strategies to explore human conflicts using from biology, genetics, medicine...to social sciences as a tool, all…Continue
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