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The Platform on Stability Democracy and Rights (PSDR) brings together researchers from Danish universities and partner universities in Africa and Asia in a long-term partnership with the aim to strengthen university capacity in research, education and dissemination.

The PSDR focus is on the analysis of social dynamics and their positive and negative impact on developmental processes. The partnership includes researchers from the social sciences and humanities and focuses on three research themes: 1) “Stability & Fragility”; 2) “Freedom, Democracy & Rights”; and 3) “Gender Equality”.

South Visits to Denmark, Spring 2013

In the enhancement of research capacity among staff at the PSDR partner universities in South, a number of people from Maseo University, Gulu University, and Tribhuvan University are in Denmark during spring 2013.

Read more about South Visits to Denmark

Latest published documents

New project document for the Communication Grant: Capacity Building within Research Communication, Dissemination and Networking (2013-2015)

Information to partners, Universities Denmark, August 2013

Danida Desk appraisal, May 2013

BSU Review Report, Phase I, by Chr. Michelsen Institute, March 2013

Application for Grant for Capacity Building within Research Communication, Dissemination and Networking.

The PSDR Inception Report describes activities to be implemented during Phase I (2011-2013) at the three partner universities.


2013.06.20 | BSUSDR

BSU to expand significantly in Phase 2

When the project period of BSU Phase 1 runs out at the end of July 2013, the initiation of BSU Phase 2 means a significant increase in funding for core activities within institutional strengthening and research capacity building at the South partner universities. In phase 2 the four thematic BSU platforms will receive near-equal funding, running…

2013.06.20 | BSUSDR

PSDR to launch e-learning pilot projects

From August 23 to 25 a three days E-learning Experience Sharing Workshop will be held at Maseno University, Kenya. The workshop will focus at e-learning themes concerning pedagogy, content and infrastructure. It will draw on Maseno University’s experiences with their eCampus learning system, and on the recent e-learning strategy at Tribhuvan…

2013.06.20 | BSUSDR, General news

Jørgen Elklit tells about academic article writing

From 23 to 25 April 2013 Professor Jørgen Elklit from Aarhus University held a joint academic writing workshop at Maseno University, Kenya. While emphasizing some very positive results of the concrete workshop Jørgen Elkit at the same points out challenges that BSU should keep in mind when working with institutional capacity building in South.

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