CALL FOR PAPERS – CPRsouth5: Convergence: Infrastructure, Services, Policies

CPRsouth5 will be organized by LIRNEasia and the Research Centre for Information Industry Development, Xi’an University of Posts and Telecommunications (XUPT). Read more

An Opportunity to Learn About Research on ICT Uses in Emerging Asia (And Make ICA 2010 More Affordable)

Rohan Samarajiva, PhD, Board memeber of Communication Policy Research south (CPRsouth) reveals a window of opportunity in the ICA newsletter, March 2010, for young scholars to gain more knowledge in research in ICT uses in emerging Asia, and at the same time to participate the International Communication Association (ICA) conference 2010 in Singapore.

In the ICA news letter Rohan says,

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Research to Policy

One of the main objectives of CPRsouth has been to give the necessary tools for young researchers to enable them to be policy intellectuals.However, getting good research into the policy process has always proved to be a challenge for researchers.

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), South Africa has identified some of the resources that would assist researchers and scholars to enter the policy process.

A key aspect of converting research into policy is communication. CPRsouth4 tutorials had a 2 hour time slot set side to teach young scholars about communications Strategies.

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Call for Papers: Policy and Internet

The Oxford Internet Institute, the Policy Studies Organisation and Berkeley Electronic Press invites you to contribute to the first peer-reviewed journal investigating the implications of the internet for public policy.

Policy & Internet invites papers reporting world class research and scholarship on any aspect of the relationship between the Internet and public policy. The journal is fully multi-disciplinary in scope. Topics will range across policy sectors and regions of the world, including generalised, sectoral or country-specific policy effects.

For submissions please click HERE

Further details can be found HERE

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