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Our Interstory in the Learning Futures Co-Lab

Jean Gamester, Katie Teague and Maite Reizabal share their collective narrative drawing on  experience in the Learning Futures Co-lab. BACKGROUND Between May and July 2019, a group of people came together from all over the world – from UK, Colombia, USA, Zimbabwe, France – in a collaboration online. At AR+ these are called CoLabs. Our […]


Camera, Lights, Action: Participatory video for two-way communication in research for development

Global development objectives increasingly call for interdisciplinary approaches that respond to different development needs at the local level. In order to achieve this, research and development fields must shift from more traditional top-down approaches to those approaches that include community needs assessments and project design, implementation, and follow-up. “Participatory video for two-way communication in research for […]


Program Evaluation in an Aquatic Agricultural System

Many rural poor and marginalized people strive to make a living in social-ecological systems that are characterized by multiple and often inequitable interactions. Uncertainty and inequality in such systems require research and development interventions to be adaptive. Complexity-aware approaches to planning, monitoring and evaluating development interventions are gaining strength, yet, there is still little empirical […]


Empowering nurses through action research for developing a new nursing handover program in a pediatric ward in Iran

Developing a new nursing handover program in a pediatric ward in Iran focused on the handing over of patient information among nurses between shifts. The participants in the action research, (12 nurses, 2 assistants, a head nurse, with academic researchers as facilitators), reached a significant decrease in time and cost of nursing handover.