Presentation on theme: "Developing C4D capacity to deliver results for children - how can universities help? Thomas Tufte, Roskilde University Oscar Hemer, Malmø University."— Presentation transcript:
Developing C4D capacity to deliver results for children - how can universities help? Thomas Tufte, Roskilde University Oscar Hemer, Malmø University
Training: The Malmø Masters Program in C4D Research into C4D practices Partnerships with C4D practitioners (NGOs, UN- agencies, etc) Dialogue and debate: Publications, seminars, conferences and festivals – having research inform practice, and vice versa The role of universities: the case of Ørecomm
A bi-national research centre for Communication and Glocal Change: http://orecomm.net/ Ørecomm
100+ MA-theses http://orecomm.net/publications/theses-and-reports/ http://orecomm.net/publications/theses-and-reports/ People Speaking Back? Media, empowerment and democracy in East Africa (MEDIeA) A variety of PhD-students, ie Johanna Steenersen: http://orecomm.net/about/participants/johanna- stenersen/ Research into C4D practices
Publications, seminars, conferences and festivals: Social Media in Development Cooperation Seminars every few months – contemporary topics Yearly Ørecomm festival – pracitioners meeting universities, and vice versa Dialogue and Debate having research inform practice, and vice versa
Partnerships with C4D practitioners (NGOs, UN-agencies, etc): Dialogue with ADRA on developing an M&E strategy Partnering with Femina on new strategy Sending MA-students to work in/with C4D organisations Co-publishing Participatory Communication with World Bank Jointly co-financed PhD with International Media Support Consultancies for ie ADRA and Femina Partnerships between Ørecomm and C4D practitioners
Brainstorm: UNICEF staff attending the MA in Malmø Ørecomm students taking up practice with UNICEF offices Ørecomm-UNICEF strategic collaborations ie on specific C4D country strategies Collaboration around M&E, strategic thinking, reviews Joint publications on C4D and… UNICEF staff accessing Ørecomm research ressources Ørecomm-UNICEF Collaboration?