Välkommen till konferensen DevRes

27 oktober 2020

Välkommen till konferensen DevRes som hålls vid Umeå universitet 14-16 juni 2021.

Due to the worldwide pandemic a special call for abstracts is now directed to issues related to Covid-19 in relation to one or several of the Sustainable Development Goals.

The call will be open October 15th–November 27th, 2020, please see webpage https://devres2021.se/

The conference aims to provide a creative forum for researchers, policy makers, practitioners, funders, and other stakeholders on how research for development can contribute to transformation for sustainability. DevRes 2021 will link theory, research, real-life practice and explore the complex interrelations between the various dimensions (like social, economic, environmental and more) of sustainability to advance research for development in the SDG era.

Keynotes and panelists confirmed so far

Thomas Tufte, Professor, Director for the Institute for Media and Creative Industries, Loughborough University London, UK

Prof emerita Ellinor Ädelroth, Professor emerita Umeå University/ the Panzi Hospital, Bukavu, Congo.

Anthony Costello, Ex-Director, WHO. Professor, University College London. Co-chair Lancet Climate Countdown.

Stefan Swartling Peterson, Ex-Chief of Health, UNICEF. Professor, Uppsala University.

Dennis Garrity, UN Drylands Ambassador & Senior Fellow at The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Kenya.

Prof Annelies Wilder-Smith, Visiting professor Umeå University. Principle Investigator for Zika Preparedness Latin American Network, ZikaPLAN.

Chris Buckley, Head of the Pollution Research Group, Professor University of KwaZulu-Nata, South Africa.

Capucine Dupont, Researcher, IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, the Netherlands.


Umeå University, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences,
the Swedish Research Council, Sida and Formas.

Redaktör: Lena Åminne

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