In this episode, David Sanderson is joined by Dr Patrick Kilby (ANU), Dr Joyce Wu (UNSW) and Dr Rochelle Spencer (Murdoch University) to discuss the role that research can have in development practice. As part of the new editorial board for Development in Practice, our guests discuss how important it is for development research to inform development practice, reflective writing and how publishing for impact can have benefits both for the researcher and development practice at large.
About the Guests
Patrick Kilby is a Senior Lecturer at the Australian National University and convenor of the Masters of Applied Anthropology and Participatory Development Program. He is also Adjunct Associate Professor in the HADRI initiative at Western Sydney University.
Joyce Wu is a Lecturer in the School of Social Sciences at UNSW. She is also a Fulbright Senior Fellow and Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University. Joyce has a diverse history of interdisciplinary research and practitioner experiences.
Rochelle Spencer is a Senior Lecturer at Murdoch University and found co-director of the Centre for Responsible Citizenship and Sustainability. Rochelle is also a founding executive committee member of the Development Studies Association of Australia and University Chair for the Research for Development Impact Network.
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About our Partners
This episode is produced in partnership with the chief editorial team from Development in Practice, the Development Studies Association of Australia (DSAA) and the Research for Development Impact (RDI) Network.
Edited by the Development Studies Association of Australia, Development in Practice publishes research from around the world that promotes critical inquiry, reflection, research, teaching and the value of Development Studies. More here: www.tandfonline.com/toc/cdip20/current
The Development Studies Association of Australia (DSAA) represents researchers, scholars and practitioners engaged in research, teaching, and training in the field of development studies. More here: www.developmentstudies.asn.au/
The RDI Network is a network of practitioners, researchers and evaluators working in international development, supporting collaborative partnerships to improve the uptake and use of evidence in policy and practice. More here: rdinetwork.org.au/