Need for more nuance in discussions on violence and culture in Solomon Islands (0)

Published on Wed, 13/04/16 | News, Research, Uncategorized

On a recent blog on Devpolicy, Dr Anouk Ride discusses how gender-based violence is framed in the Solomon Islands context and argues for a more nuanced policy and public debate on why men are violent, what role men and women have in legitimising this violence and, critically, how this can be changed. Read What’s culture … Read more


New article on involving participants in data analysis available (0)

Published on Fri, 6/11/15 | News, Publications, Research, Uncategorized

Dr Anouk Ride contributed one of many articles on research methodology to the new Springer title: Methodologies in Peace Psychology: Peace Research by Peaceful Means. The article “Involving Participants in Data Analysis” discusses the researcher’s experience with different methodologies in which participants conduct analysis and includes a checklist of things to consider if you are … Read more


Human Security and Markets Report available online (0)

Published on Fri, 14/08/15 | News, Publications, Research

This independent research report, Human Security and Livelihoods in Savo Island, Solomon Islands: Engaging with the Market Economy, aims to identify the ways in which Solomon Islanders from Savo Island engage with the Honiara Central Market (HCM). The main aim of the project is to provide evidence-based research that can inform government and donor responses … Read more


Winner of Dean’s Award for Outstanding Research Higher Degree Theses 2014 (0)

Published on Wed, 15/04/15 | News, Research

Dr Anouk Ride was announced as one of two winners of the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Research Higher Degree Theses 2014 from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Queensland. The award is based on examiner’s reports for theses they consider to be a substantial contribution to the field of research. Below is … Read more


Food security and markets study begun (0)

Published on Thu, 5/03/15 | News, Research

Dr Anouk Ride has begun work on a new study on food security and markets, entitled Human Security And Livelihoods In Solomon Islands: Engaging With The Market Economy, which is led by Dr Nichole Georgeou (Australian Catholic University) with Dr Charles Hawksley (University of Wollongong). The field research will explore production of food on Savo Island, … Read more


Involving participants in data analysis (0)

Published on Thu, 5/03/15 | News, Publications, Research

The Springer Peace Psychology Series will soon publish a new book Methodologies in Peace Psychology with a chapter on participatory data analysis by Dr Anouk Ride. Drawing on her experience in the arts, development and peacebuilding projects using local researchers and ways of eliciting data from groups and individuals, the chapter explores different methods and approaches … Read more


“The Test” premieres at FIFO & TV network France 0 (0)

Published on Thu, 5/03/15 | Films, News

“The Test: Chronicle of an initiation” premiered on France Televisions networks France O in late 2015 and the FIFO Oceania Documentary Festival in February 2015. “The Test” is a 56 minute observational documentary that follows the journey of a village boy to a man in a revival of ancient tradition in Aorigi (Santa Catalina), Solomon … Read more


University of South Pacific discusses narratives of peace and conflict in SI (0)

Published on Tue, 2/09/14 | News, Research

The School of Government, Development and International Affairs (SGDIA), Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE), The University of the South Pacific hosted a presentation from Anouk Ride on 21 August 2014. Abstract: This presentation examines causes and manifestations of conflict in Solomon Islands. Comparison of academic literature, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report (2013) and narrative … Read more


Oceania Conference on International Studies discusses statebuilding in Pacific (0)

Published on Sat, 12/07/14 | News, Research

On July 11, 2014, the Oceania Conference on International Studies discussed statebuilding in the Pacific, with presentations by Dr Anouk Ride and Kylie Evans, University of Wollongong. The conference was hosted by the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne and supported by the Australian Institute of International Affairs, Deakin University, La Trobe … Read more


Flood of information, drought of listening (0)

Published on Thu, 8/05/14 | News, Research

Devpolicy recently printed an opinion piece by Anouk Ride on communications and public relations during natural disasters. The article is inspired by the writer’s recent experience working on crisis communications during Honiara’s April floods. Read more here: http://devpolicy.org/floods-of-information-drought-of-listening-communications-in-honiaras-floods-20140508/