Examines the link between relevance and bias. Specifically examines this link for research on peace-building and post-conflict development, arguing that research must be coupled with action to shift power balances.
Developing close working relationships between policing and academic organisations requires increased understanding of what is important to each organisation and how to build an effective collaboration.
Embedding police officers in police research organisations has many benefits arising from mutual understanding and trust. Four police officers from the Queensland Police Service in Australia were sequentially seconded to CEPS (Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security) between 2008-2013.
A useful analytical framework for assessing knowledge co-production consists of the following elements: “(1) typology of actor roles, (2) research phases, (3) objectives and forms of actor integration, and (4) types of knowledge” (see figure below).
Responding to the persistent problems of unsustainability and other global challenges needs a transformation of the knowledge system as a whole. As this video describes, this includes a transformation in research funding and in education.
The Learning for Sustainability (LfS) website is a clearinghouse of information with links provided to a diverse selection of relevant resources, such as on: systems thinking; building networks; dialogue and negotiation; knowledge management; planning and evaluation; theory of change; managing outcomes; interdisciplinary approaches; adaptive man