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  • Continued succes for migration research at University of Gothenburg

    [29 Nov 2019] Migration researchers at the University of Gothenburg have once again had a successful year regarding grant applications for research funding. No less than ten projects have received funding during the autumn.

  • Almost 5 million in new grants to V-Dem

    [22 Nov 2019] V-Dem has been awarded three new grants to continue established work with three organizations.

  • Two students received the first Sustainability Thesis Award, GUSTA

    [18 Nov 2019] The University of Gothenburg's Sustainability Thesis Award, GUSTA, was delivered for the first time at the Act Sustainable week final event. The GUSTA award recognizes outstanding theses written on sustainable development related topics. The award 2019 was delivered to Ryan Davis at the department of Political Science and Sandra Sternad Fackel at the school of Global Studies.

  • Greening economies in Ethiopia, Kenya and Rwanda

    [1 Nov 2019] In Nyamata, Rwanda during September 9-20 Gothenburg Centre for Sustainable Development (GMV), University of Gothenburg and Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)-Rwanda carried out a two weeks training for fifteen high-level civil servants from Ethiopia, Kenya and Rwanda. The aim of the training is to strengthen national capacity for an Inclusive Green Economy (IGE), which is one of the prerequisites for achieving Agenda 2030.

  • Research grants from RJ

    [22 Oct 2019] The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences (RJ) has awarded two projects at the Department of Political Science grants.

  • "Hopefully, the prize means that the peace process gets more legitimate and concrete"

    [11 Oct 2019] He has been called Africa's Obama. Now that Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali receives the Nobel Peace Prize, the similarities between the two leaders increases even more. "As a fellow Ethiopian and African, I am happy. Abiy Ahmed took a bold initiative to resolve a conflict between two countries that has been going on for almost 20 years," says Bizusew Ashagrie, PhD student in peace and development research at the University of Gothenburg.

  • Thesis on Interviewing Guilty Suspects

    [7 Oct 2019] An important focus within Legal Psychology is to establish empirically tested, non-coercive, ethical investigative interviewing techniques. The idea behind this thesis was to understand what determines various suspect behaviors in an investigative interview.

  • New Portuguese Presence in Angola

    [30 Sep 2019] Carolina Valente Cardoso´s new thesis explores the experiences of Portuguese migrants living in Angola. The thesis 'The New Portuguese Presence in Angola - Traces, Emplacements and Interactions of a Postcolonial Encounter' was successfully defended at the School of Global Studies on September 20, 2019.

  • New Book Launch: The digitization of media - a challenge for democracy

    [23 Sep 2019] In the age of digital communication, Media and Information Literacy (MIL) is more urgent than ever. In her new book, Ulla Carlsson, UNESCO Chair on Freedom of Expression, Media Development and Global Policy at University of Gothenburg, calls for new solutions as a part of a democracy strategy.

  • Grassroot movements and climate change to be explored in new project

    [12 Sep 2019] The ability of local grassroots movements to influence climate and energy change will be explored in a new research project at the School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg. Titled Grassroots initiatives for energy transition - impacts, obstacles, and success factors, the project will be led by Rikard Warlenius, senior lecturer in human ecology at the School of Global Studies. It was recently awarded a SEK 6.2 million grant from the Swedish Energy Agency. Five researchers from different universities in Sweden will participate in the project, which spans for over three years.

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