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Call for Participants! British Academy Writing Workshop, Pokhara

by Public Health Update


Bournemouth University is inviting expressions of interest for Nepal-based academic with an interest in gender and development issue to participate in Writing Workshop: “Promoting Publishing in the field of Gender and Development in Nepal”.  Bournemouth University is leading two separate three-day workshops for early career researchers (ECRs) working across various universities in Nepal to encourage and support them to publish in peer reviewed journals in the field of social sciences, in Kathmandu (from  17-19 August 2022), and in Pokhara (from  21-23 August 2022).  The funding for these exciting workshop is provided by the British Academy.


There will be a mixture of presentations, group discussion and other interactive exercises, and independent writing exercises. The workshop involves practical sessions to help attendees to make their research idea clear and compelling to reviewers, and finalise their papers for publications. One-to-one sessions with our expert advisers will allow attendees to work through different aspects of their own research papers, methods and ideas.


The Writing Workshop facilitators are three BU scholars, Dr Shovita Dhakal Adhikari, in the Department of Social Sciences & Social Work, Dr. Pramod Regmi in the Department of Nursing Sciences, and Prof. Edwin van Teijlingen in the Department of Midwifery & Health Science in collaboration with Dr. Rashmee Rajkarnikar, at Nepal’s oldest and largest university, namely Tribhuvan University.

How to apply

If you are an ECR based in Nepal and have some idea (or/and data) to work towards publication in gender and development, then please send us:

  1. A short CV – 3 pages maximum;
  2. An abstract or summary of the proposed paper you wish to develop through the writing workshop- (300 words maximum) by 30thJune 2022.

Female ECRs are highly encouraged to apply. Please use Subject British Academy Writing Workshop 2022 and email to [email protected],  with a copy to both: [email protected] and [email protected] . The faciliators will inform you about your selection for the workshop by the middle of July 2022.  Selected participants will be asked to to submit their first rough draft by 3rd August, so that this can be discussed further during the workshop (17-19 August 2022).

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