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/


“Talemaot – Solomon stories of peace and conflict” available as e-book (0)

Published on Mon, 5/05/14 | Books, News, Publications, Research, Uncategorized

Talemaot is a collection of creative writing on the topical issues facing the country today by Solomon Islands writers and includes poems, short stories and short film scripts. The book, edited by Anouk Ride, features creative writing by Chelcia Gomese, Regina Lepping, Georgianna Lepping, Fred Percy Maedola, Anthony Maelasi, Julian Maka’a, Christina Mitini, Jasmine Navala-Waleafea … Read more


Disaster aid discussed at Australasian Aid and Development Policy Workshop (0)

Published on Mon, 5/05/14 | News, Research

The Australasian Aid and Development Policy Workshop at Australian National University discussed disaster aid as part of a presentation entitled Information in Natural Disasters – crisis, adaptation and communication which details research by SOLMAS/NDMO/ABC International on communication in disasters in two remote communities in Solomon Islands. See the presentation and abstract here: https://devpolicy.crawford.anu.edu.au/australasian-aid-and-international-development-policy-workshop/abstracts-presentations-and-papers


Information in Natural Disasters Report (0)

Published on Tue, 4/03/14 | News, Publications, Research, Uncategorized

Information in Natural Disasters – Solomon Islands assesses current information materials on natural disasters in Solomon Islands, identifies the key actors in disseminating information during a disaster and provides recommendations for future disaster content and communications. Communities in Kuma, Weathercoast and Nea, Temotu were asked what they know already about natural disasters, what they need … Read more


Writing Workshop held in Honiara (0)

Published on Wed, 15/05/13 | News, Research

Over eight weeks, May-June, writers in Honiara gathered once a week for a writing workshop designed to give writers questions which will prompt them to improve their stories and sell their works. The “Makem Gud Stori” workshop covers key elements of story writing such as motivation, theme, message, format, structure, characters, voice and pace and … Read more