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Emotions, Ethics, and Realities: reflections on decolonising conservation research by Jaya Gajparia


  In the summer of 2023, we secured funding – an achievement that many academics dream of – to pilot a research project focused on decolonising the conservation sector in the UK. While excited, I experienced a growing weight of responsibility to produce meaningful research results as we kick-started the project. There was a genuine […]


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How to make industrial decarbonisation relevant and fair for local communities? By Huei-Ling Lai


Update – Originally published on 17 October 2023 this blog has been updated with links to the project’s findings. All the project outputs (including 1 integrated framework, 3 contextualised action plans, and 1 policy brief) are now available on the IDRIC website. Also included is a recording of an online policy and practice workshop with […]


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Can Policy Fellowships help shape the future of Science-Policy Interface collaborations? 


    At a time where we grapple with complex poly- and perma-crises such as the climate emergency, cost of living crisis, and biodiversity crisis, rapid yet adequate responses are crucial. This requires effective collaboration between policymakers and the scientific community to co-produce solutions that can address the urgent socio-ecological challenges. The importance of social […]


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