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2 March 2015
DRUSSA Blogs
It`s Happening Here RUC2014 Blog 14: This journey never ends! The University of Limpopo Women's Academic Solidarity Association experience

How can research put to use contribute to empowering women academics in South Africa? This article, first published by University of Limpopo is a result of part of a Research Uptake Communications [RUC2014] coaching programme, and discusses howUniversity of Limpopo Women’s Academic Solidarity Association is succeeding in this.  as a community that cuts across disciplinary boundaries and categories such as age, rank and race in the pursuit of women’s development as academics and researchers.

 

This blog, from University of Limpopo, is the thirteenth in this blog series*. More information about the RUC 2014 campaign can be found here

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It`s Happening Here RUC2014 Blog 13: Changing gender contracts in self-help housing construction in Botswana: The case of Lobatse.

How can research put to use contribute to unlocking the potential of girls and women in Lobatse, Botswana? This article, first published by University of Botswana and produced by Mhitshane Reetsang as part of a Research Uptake Communications [RUC2014] coaching programme, tells the story of how the interpretation of policy be implementers with discriminatory gender norms can undo well-meaning policy. It also suggests where change needs to happen for roleplayers to unlearn and address skewed gender decision-making.

This blog, from the University of Botswana, is the thirteenth in this blog series*. More information about the RUC 2014 campaign can be found here.

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It`s Happening Here RUC2014 Blog 12: Parents could play a vital role in developmental screening of rural children to allow for early intervention.

How can research put to use contribute to parent- centered developmental screening of children? This article, first published by University of Ghana is a result of part of a Research Uptake Communications [RUC2014] coaching programme.

 

This blog, from University of Ghana, is the twelth in this blog series*. More information about the RUC 2014 campaign can be found here

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It`s Happening Here RUC2014 Blog 11: Investigating the safety levels of fossil fuels for women in urban and rural areas in Nigeria

How can research put to use contribute to protecting women’s health and the environment? This article, first published by Obafemi Awolowo University is a result of part of a Research Uptake Communications [RUC2014] coaching programme.

 

This blog, from Obafemi Awolowo University, is the eleventh in this blog series*. More information about the RUC 2014 campaign can be found here.

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It`s Happening Here RUC2014 Blog 10: The Gynocular increases low and middle-income countries access to cervical cancer screening

How can research put to use contribute to accessible cervical cancer screening for low- to middle-income countries? This article, first published by Mbarara University of Science and Technology and produced by Dennis Lukaaya as part of a Research Uptake Communications [RUC2014] coaching programme introduces a low-cost, hand-held, battery driven coloscope that enables colposcopy in any setting.

This blog, from Mbarara University of Science and Technology, is the tenth in this blog series*. More information about the RUC 2014 campaign can be found here.

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