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26 January 2015
RUM in Action Research Uptake Communications: connecting with your public ?

The DRUSSA Research Uptake story  gives you some food for thought on how, by using RUC skills, DRUSSA Universities can further contribute to unlocking the potential of girls and women in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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It`s Happening Here Lessons Learned From Developing a University Policy/Strategy To Support Research Uptake

This article outlines the experience of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana in building policies and strategies to support Research Uptake (RU). It provides an overview of some of the challenges that African universities face in providing institutional support for  research uptake  and utilization activities and some insight into how these barriers can be overcome.

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RUM in Action Institutionalising University Research Uptake – a Framework for Strategy

This blog provides an overview of a new report in the DRUSSA Handbook series. Entitled Institutionalising Research Uptake – a Framework for Strategy, the document provides guidelines and insights into how universities can incorporate Research Uptake into their broad institutional policies and plans.

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It`s Happening Here New Voices: Building Uptake Capacity amongst Young Researchers

This blog outlines an innovative programme at the University of Stellenbosch which builds the capacity of emerging researchers to promote Research Uptake, by developing their Science Communication skills.

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Research Uptake Improving Research Dissemination and Linkages between Research Institutions and Commerce and Industry

The theme of the 2014 WARIMA conference, held in Elizade, Nigeria from 24-26 November, was “Enhancing University-Government-Industry Research and Innovation Partnerships for local relevance and global competitiveness”. A round-table discussion featured the viewpoints of Federal ministries and agencies, the services and manufacturing industries, higher education bodies and WARIMA member universities.   The consensus was that, at present, it is the readiness of university graduates to participate in corporate and entrepreneurial jobs that can have the most impact.

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