The Geneva Workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communication
from 6-10 September 2021.
Prof Jacqueline Goldin has a strong academic and extensive empirical background. As a ‘numerate’ anthropologist, she has conducted many large scale and smaller household poverty surveys and numerous long term and short term evaluations across government and community projects and programmes covering a wide range of development topics. Jaqui is dedicated to participatory research with a strong focus on gender and on youth. She works extensively on human development and well-being and the interconnections between humans and their environment. Her most recent research is on citizen science and narrowing the divide between science and society through appropriate and cost effective technology with the aim of achieving a more just society. She uses the concept of the living lab which is about the co-creation of knowledge and the emancipatory nature of research. Prof is Associate Professor Extra-Ordinary in the Faculty of Natural Sciences at the University of the Western Cape a position that is held under the UNESCO Chair for Groundwater and Society