Project Co-Investigator Karen Brown awarded Leverhume Research Grant

The Leverhume Trust has awarded the project Co-I Dr. Karen Brown a grant for 3 years for a project entitled ‘Community museums and wellbeing in times of climate change and decolonisation’.

Date: 06/01/2022

The University of Piura, partner of the project considered one of the 20 best in the country

The University of Piura (UDEP) was among the 20 best universities in the country, academically, scientific research and innovation; according to the prestigious ranking of the América Economía Magazine in its 2021 edition published on September 27.

Date: 16/10/2021

Principal Investigator of the project Nina Laurie was made fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (ACSS)

Professor and PI of the project Nina Laurie, was made a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (ACSS) last month (Thursday 30 September), in recognition of the excellence and impact of her work and its contributions to the social sciences for public benefit.

Date: 08/10/2021

EU-LAC Museums (Museums, Community & Sustainability in Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean) created by project’s CoI Karen Brown wins important award

EU-LAC Museums (Museums, Community & Sustainability in Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean) created by Karen Brown has won the prestigious European Heritage Awards/Europa Nostra Awards ILUCIDARE Special Prize for Cultural Heritage-Led International Relations.

Date: 08/10/2021

Project ally was appointed to the UDEP directorate

The research team would like to congratulate the project’s ally Cristina Vargas Pacheco, who was appointed by the Superior Council of the University of Piura as director of International Relations of the institution.

Date: 21/09/2021

Computer tablet delivery in Mala vida for the second part of the Farming and fishing in the desert

The Farming and fishing in the desert project delivered 43 computer tablets to the Daniel Alcides Carrion students and teachers, the handover ceremony was done with the participation of project partners PRISMA and UGEL and the project coordinator.

Date: 23/08/2021

Congratulations to Roberto Pascual Sojo Ancajima

The research team wants to congratulate Roberto Pascual Sojo Ancajima, Principal of the Daniel Alcidez Carrion school that is a participant of the project, for being chosen as “teacher of the Bicentennial” in Peru. It is our great honor to be able to able to have a prestigious ally in the work we share in the Sechura area.

Date: 09/07/2021

Congratulations to Dan Clayton

The research team wants to congratulate Dan Clayton, Co-Investigator and archival adviser on the “Farming and Fishing in the desert” project, who has just been made a Professor at the University of St Andrews.

Date: 28/06/2021

Congratulations to Iona Bell

The research team wants to congratulate Iona Bell that has been awarded a First class joint honours in geography and sustainable development at the University of St Andrews. She undertook a research dissertation of 7000 words in collaboration with colleagues in PRISMA, called Transformative Disasters: A Case Study of Disaster Perceptions and Education for Community Resilience in Northern Peru.

Date: 15/06/2021

Project collaborator and friend passes away

Its with great sadness that we announce the passing of the mayor of Cristo Nos Valga, Angel Agurto Pingo. Angel was an official collaborator and friend of the research team. Our deepest condolences go out to his family and friends

Date: 16/03/2021

Project CoI Rodolfo Rodriguez selected as UDEP representative

Project CoI Rodolfo Rodriguez is now a representative of UDEP before the Impulse Group of the Academy for Climate Change. This group has been promoted by the Directorate of Climate Change and Desertification of the Peruvian Environment Ministry and is represented before the National Commission on Climate Change.

Date: 07/10/2020

Project PI Nina Laurie awarded the busk medal from the RGS

Professor Nina Laurie has been awarded the busk medal from the Royal Geographical society for her contribution to international development, social inclusion and environmental sustainability through her fieldwork and research especially with indigenous people in South America and South Asia.

Date: 18/05/2020

Project Awarded prestigious prize

One of the components of the Farming and fishing in the desert project worked with PRISMA and the Daniel Alcidez Carrion school in Mala Vida, Sechura was selected along with 5 other Sechura projects as winners of the 2020 National Contest of Educational Innovation Projects.

Date: 16/12/2020

Related project participation

Project CoI Rodolfo Rodriguez, PI Nina Laurie and CoI Andrew Henderson participated in various activities in a knowledge sharing project that took place in Piura with the help of UDEP where various academics from several British universities came together to tackle flooding in Peru working alongside Peruvian institutions.

Date: 31/08/2018

Principal investigator of the project interviewed by IIAP

PI Laurie gets interviewed by the Instituto de Investigaciones de la Amazonia Peruana for her role as CoI in co-developed project where the center of the investigation are the Peruvian Amazon peatlands located in Loreto.