[Svrilist] GBV Research Science Fair

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Tue Oct 29 12:49:42 SAST 2013



Dear SVRI Members,

The Global Women's Institute (GWI)<http://globalwomensinstitute.gwu.edu/> has partnered with SVRI<http://www.svri.org/> on a global research contest the GBV Research Science Fair using WeShareScience.com<http://wesharescience.com/5-Minute-Science-Fair> - an innovative platform for sharing research.
Over the next few weeks we will be profiling videos that have already been submitted.


This week's featured videos are:

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1. Methods of Indoctrination and Control in the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) by Jocelyn Kelly, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative: The LRA is a rebel movement known for its widespread conscription of children; yet little is known this process. In this project, Jocelyn describes the LRA's practices related to the abduction and conscription of boys and girls in northeastern DRC. To watch this 5 minute clip, visit: http://wesharescience.com/pin/207.




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2. Proyeto VOCES, Project VOICES, Karen McDonnell, Associate professor in prevention and community health at the George Washington University: Karne discusses Proyeto VOCES, Project VOICES, a multiphase approach with different data collection methods to understand and prevent GBV in Latino immigrant communities of Washington DC. View her video at: http://wesharescience.com/pin/192.


We would like to encourage you to both enter and to view current entries and follow the pins you think should be considered as finalists. To do so visit: http://wesharescience.com/GBV-Science-Fair


Why enter?
*       Share your research broadly
   *       Promote Safe and Ethical GBV research
   *       $$$ prize to those with the best video
   *       $1000 USD to the winner and a chance to win up to $4000 USD
        What should be in your video?
Your 5 minute video should include:
   *       Your name and institution,
   *       Study background and related work,
   *       Approach & methods,
   *       Ethical challenges and dilemmas,
   *       Results & contribution to the field.
   *       Your email address
A sample script is available here<https://globalwomensinstitute.gwu.edu/gbv-5-minute-science-fair>.

How to create your video?

To record your video you can use the user friendly tools available to everyone at http://wesharescience.com/5-Minute-Science-Fair.

So what are you waiting for?

The videos with the most followers will become our 10 finalists.
Three videos will be selected by an expert panel to receive a cash prize of up to $4000 to put towards your research.

The GBV Science Fair closes on December 31st 2013


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