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African Population and Health Research Center tops health policy rankings in Africa

ESE:O congratulates the African Population and Health Research Center (APHC) on being ranked as one of the world’s leading think tanks and research institutions in global health. APHRC was one of just two African institutions considered to have influenced debate on Global Health Policy, according to a review carried out by the Think Tanks and [...]

2017-07-11T03:25:11+00:00 July 11th, 2017|News|0 Comments

ESE: O at CARTA’s JAS2 in Johannesburg, South Africa

From 23 until 30 November 2016, ESE:O was at the School of Public Health at Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa, participating in a multidisciplinary training session for 25 grantees of the Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA). Known as a “Joint Advanced Seminar (JAS 2), this was a milestone event for the [...]

2017-07-11T03:07:24+00:00 July 11th, 2017|News|0 Comments

New writing workshop for CARTA starts this month in Uganda

ESE:O is planning a new academic writing workshop for the 7th cohort of CARTA fellows, to be inaugurated in March 2017 at the University of Makarere, Kampala, Uganda. CARTA is the flagship research-training initiative of the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), based in Nairobi, Kenya. ESE:O has run writing workshops for first year [...]

2017-07-11T03:19:44+00:00 February 11th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Ford Foundation Peer Review Project

The aim of the Peer Review Project is to promote publication of academic research from the global South in international peer-reviewed journals in the fields of gender and sexuality, human and sexual rights, and reproductive health. The program was implemented with Ford Foundation support in conjunction with the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and the [...]

2017-05-07T00:23:14+00:00 July 23rd, 2014|Universities|0 Comments

Knowledge Translation for Activists – HI V/AI DS, Gender and Security Program/SSRC – Brooklyn, USA

Description: he main goal of this project is the development of an online capacity building methodology to validate the experiences and achievements of activists to impact local and international academia and policy makers. The project also aims to evaluate this methodology and test its replicability. The first phase of this project was to produce an [...]

2017-05-08T02:29:17+00:00 July 23rd, 2014|Diversity and Collaboration|0 Comments

CIDE/Division of Legal Studies: Academic Writing Workshop.

Description: Numerous studies describe the inadequate preparation, in terms of certain cognitive skills, of students entering higher education in Latin America. This deficiency is especially noteworthy in the area of academic writing (of reports, summaries, papers, presentations, research outcomes, etc.) Students are required to respond to writing requirements despite lack of skills and competencies in [...]

2017-05-06T23:14:08+00:00 July 23rd, 2014|Universities|0 Comments

Ford Foundation: Teaching Sexualities in University Curricula in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Description: The Ford Foundation partnered with ESE:O and Asian, African and Latin American academics committed to teaching in the areas of sexualities and gender and including these in university curricula. This consisted of evaluating the institutional capacity of universities to academic research, teaching and the production of knowledge in the sexualities fields with gender perspectives [...]

2017-05-06T23:09:52+00:00 July 23rd, 2014|Universities|0 Comments

SEGEGOB/Government of Mexico – Systemization and Writing Workshop for the National Survey of Political Culture

Description: This ESE:O writing workshop was developed in the context of the National Survey on Political Culture and Good Citizenship (ENCUP) Summer Course “Introduction to Quantitative Analysis in Social Sciences.” The main topic was analysis of the Interior Ministry 2009 National Survey on Political Culture and Good Citizenship. The Ministry presented a statistical analysis of [...]

2017-05-08T02:17:41+00:00 July 23rd, 2014|Democratic Literacy|0 Comments

Equitas Foundation: ESE:O Intercultural Program for Academic Writing, Critical Thought and Intercultural Abilities for Postgraduate Studies

Description: This program was designed for selected IFP scholarship recipients in order to prepare them for postgraduate studies of academic excellence in Chile and abroad. Participating scholars at the graduate and undergraduate levels developed the competencies in academic writing, critical thought and intercultural skills necessary for academic success. Methodology: The Program was conducted through a [...]

2017-05-06T23:13:17+00:00 July 23rd, 2014|Universities|0 Comments