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Chukwudi is a geographer, environmentalist and peacebuilder. He has a Ph.D. in population and development studies from the University of Calabar. He has also published solution-based research findings widely on climate change, peace and conflict, flood-risk vulnerability, etc. Chukwudi has contributed to prestigious conferences like the Globelics in Ghana and the NetSci-X in Japan. He has also been a Panellist on programs organized by the French Institute for Research in Africa (IFRA), the African Network for Economics of Learning, Innovation, and Competence Building Systems (AFRICALICS), etc. He is currently the Peacebuilding Capacity Building Coordinator of the Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND). He also advocates for environmental and social sustainability through Sustainability Pathways for Africa – a civil society organization that he co-founded. Chukwudi is a Global Africa Sciences Scholar and was a mentee of the European Association of Development Research and Training Institute - JUMP program.

Data Collection In Sensitive Situations

The ethical implications of field research require careful consideration and reflexivity. Chukwudi Njoku offers some reflections of his PhD fieldwork on the pastoralists-farmers conflict in Benue and Taraba States, Nigeria.

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Writing Up: What Worked for Me

In this article, Jennie Riley shares how she tackled the writing-up process, including creating a timetable and breaking down her work into smaller goals, ultimately leading to a successful draft.

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Applying for a PhD Abroad: How to Thrive as an International Student

Are you applying for a PhD program in a new country and feeling overwhelmed? This article offers some top tips on how to successfully navigate the international waters to help yourself thrive abroad! Important considerations include researching the right country/university fit for you, giving plenty of time to getting a residence permit, and helping yourself feel part of a community in your new city.

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