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Dr. Liz Ng'ang'a

I have close to 20 years work experience as a R&D Knowledge and Skills • Indepth understanding of historical and contemporary trajectories of science and technology in the South. • Knowledge on sustainable agriculture, environmental, human and animal health. • Familiarity with the design and management of R&D programmes and projects. Research Skills • Qualitative research methodologies. • Qualitative data analysis using software such as Nvivo. • Quantitative data analysis, for instance using SPSS. Current Research Interests • Investigating stratification within communities of practice and communities of knowledge. • Mapping and analysing stakeholders and their diverse narratives in R&D activities. • Advancing knowledge on theories, conceptualisations, discourses, contexts and discursive mechanisms of Power in R&D. • Defining models for reciprocal coalitions between communities, researchers, donors and policymakers, to enhance R&D activities. • Storytelling as a tool for research design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and dissemination. • Compiling histories/stories of outstanding institutions and individuals in science and technolgy in developing countries. Editorial Skills • Ability to synthesise and translate complex issues, for instance scientific research findings, into layman language. • Production of news items, human interest features and press briefing materials. • Editorial project management, including leading concept development, information generation and packaging. • Writing, editing, re-writing and over-writing skills.

Highly experienced communications professional and researcher

Topic(s)

Poverty Reduction; Education; Climate Change; Drought

Available for:

Consultancy to support reporting process; Consultancy; Fellowship

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