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Spotlight on early-career researcher: nina rivers

My name is Nina Rivers and I am currently an early-career researcher with the One Ocean Hub at the University of Strathclyde, UK and Nelson Mandela University, South Africa. My work focuses on integrating Hub research and findings across and within Hub partner countries and thematic areas. My areas of interest are equitable knowledge co-creation […]

One Ocean Learn launches a new Learning Pathway focusing on transdiciplinarity 

A new Learning Pathway, ‘Transdiciplinarity’ is now available on the One Ocean Learn knowledge-translation platform. The Learning Pathway delves into various stages of implementation of transdisciplinary methods, defining, discussing, and differentiating between ‘strong’ and ‘weak’ transdisciplinary.    The learning pathway was developed by Hub early-career researcher Mia Strand, (Nelson Mandela University, South Africa and University of […]

New podcast on knowledge co-production, art-based participatory methods and social justice 

In the new episode of the One Ocean Hub podcast, early-career researcher Elsemi Olwage (University of Namibia) and Kira Erwin (groundWork/Durban University of Technology) talk to Hub’s Milica Prokic about their experiences of collaborative research in Namibia and KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, of knowledge co-production, art-based participatory methods, and social justice. In this deeply insightful and […]

New film: ‘Women in Small-Scale Fisheries in Ghana – the unsung heroines’

The short film ‘Women in Small-Scale Fisheries in Ghana – the unsung heroines’ focuses on the contributions of women in the fisheries sector in Ghana. The film reflects on the workshops that were organised by Hub researchers and local partners in Ghana in 2021-2023. The workshops sought to empower the women to recognise and address their human rights issues […]

Part II of the ‘Women of the sea’ podcast expands insights on women’s knowledge of the ocean 

In the second part of the One Ocean Hub Podcast, Episode 4 ‘Women of the sea’, Knowledge Exchange Associate Milica Prokic continues the conversation on the entanglements of the ocean, ocean research and gender with two South African scholars and activists, Buhle Francis (Rhodes University, South Africa) and Aphiwe Moshani (University of Cape Town, South Africa).   In the podcast, […]

Protecting the ocean for future generations in the Solomon Islands

This blog speaks to the importance of the local ocean knowledge upheld and promoted by the youth in the Solomon Islands – the country under whose custodianship is the vast expanse of the ocean space, and home to the communities who bear the brunt of the pollution, over-exploitation of ocean resources and climate change. The […]

Contributing views on future work of the Just Transition Work Programme of the UN Climate Change Convention and the 2024 Bonn Ocean-Climate Dialogue

In February 2024, we collaborated with the Human Rights and Climate Change Working Group in preparing a joint submission on views on the work to be undertaken and the possible topics for the dialogues under the Just Transition Work Programme, which was established at the UN Climate COP28. The Hub contributions focused on small-scale fishers’ […]

Contributing to guidance on business responsibility to respect human rights in the fisheries sector

As part of the One Ocean Hub’s contributions to international processes on business and human rights in the ocean context, the Hub was invited to participate in a consultation on the draft outline of the small-scale fishing section of the FAO Guidance on Social Responsibility in the Fisheries and Aquaculture value chain, and to review […]

Hub engagement and events at the 2024 Ocean Decade Conference 

The Hub team has several reasons to await with anticipation the 2024 Ocean Decade conference in Barcelona. Alongside delivering two satellite events and a poster session, the Hub researchers will also team up with new partners and colleagues from the UN Ocean Literacy Dialogues to co-create activities that will engage participants in thinking about and caring for […]