Transferable Skills Seminar: Doing research in Africa: funding, ethics and integrity

18-02-2020 from 9:00 to 17:00
Room Rector Vermeylen, Het Pand, Onderbergen 1, Ghent
Africa Platform of Ghent University Association

Transferable Skills Seminar

Doing research in Africa: funding, ethics and integrity


Tuesday February 18th, 2020

Room Rector Verleylen, Het Pand, Ghent University



9h: Opening

9h15: EU funding opportunities and support EU Cell (Margo Baele, Research Department)

10h: VLIR-UOS and Global Minds funding (Nancy Terryn or Veerle Devriendt, Research Department)

10h30: Coffee

11h: Ethical commissions at UGent (Stef Slembrouck, Faculty of Arts & Philosophy)

11h30: Doing research ethically (Sami Zemni, Faculty of Political & Social Sciences)

12h00: Academic knowledge production in Africa (Carole Ammann, University of Amsterdam)

13h: Lunch

14h: Jolien Tegenbos & Karen Büscher (Faculty of Political & Social Sciences) on relations/interactions between researchers and actors ‘in the field’ in Africa

14h30: Dilemma game on research integrity + examples of best practices (Stefanie Van der Burght, Research Department)



*Informed consent

*How to deal with data

*Conflict of interest

*Dealing with companies and funding channels

17h: Closing