What are the key norms in the treatment of migrant detainees and how can academics and practitioners measure the construction and adherence to these norms?
What are the causes and the consequences of labour provisions in preferential trade agreements?
What are the generalised, large scale factors of the environment-migration relationship and to what extent is it conditional on various individual, socio-economic, and political factors?
What are the factors that lead states and transnational actors to choose between formal intergovernmental organisations, informal intergovernmental organisations and transnational governance networks to structure their interactions and govern global problems?
What are the motivations and expectations of highly-qualified young people from developing countries for leaving their country and what are the alternatives?
To what extent does violence against civilians by armed actors increase the risk of conflict escalation and civil war?
To what extent does the fit between personal values and the organizational values of an IO foster the working motivation of its employees and volunteers?
What are the effects of cross-border refugee flows and the possible spread of conflicts in host countries taking into account ethnical linkages?
How effective is the metabarcoding approach as a tool for measuring the status of marine biodiversity?
What are the barriers and opportunities for compost-based urban farming and gardening in Dschang, Cameroon and Lausanne, Switzerland?
To what extent can globalized economies offer increased opportunities to their populations in different socio-economic domains?
What are the biodiversity data needs of international organizations, governments, civil society and business?
How can historical research data contribute to a better understanding of health services? How can this knowledge contribute to the development of sustainable health systems in developing countries?
Which types of intertemporal cost distributions are likely to find majority support in industrialised emitter countries?
What are the patterns and impacts on the development of return skilled migration and how can the potential of scientific diasporas best be exploited for development?
What are the experiences of recently arrived Afghans in Europe and how is the understanding of home, belonging and the ‘self ‘shaped by gender? How does this understanding affect their capacity and willingness to engage with development in Afghanistan?
How do transnational corporate social responsibility standards influence and shape labor conditions in the electronics manufacturing industry in China and Taiwan?
What are the recent trends of non-core multilateral aid ? To what extent do they threaten aid effectiveness through an increased fragmentation and proliferation of funds ?
What does impunity mean to local communities in areas of protracted conflict and how do local and regional forms of informal justice contribute to re-establishing law and order?
What is the Aedes ecology and, related to it, people’s knowledge, attitudes, behaviour and practice?
What are the effects of Social Impact Bonds on the social service programs they finance?
What role can product development partnerships play in order to improve access to medicines for neglected diseases?
How could the concept of Deliberative Quality help improve the conditions under which decisions are made, and could it serve to develop better processes and outcomes in trade-related organizations?
How do developing countries set priorities and define realistically achievable goals within the millennium development goals?
How do green public spaces meet the human needs and contribute to the societal wellbeing in urban settings and according to cultural context and across social groups?
To what extent does the promotion of intra-regional trade help reduce conflicts in the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa and South America?
What are the complex relationships between Schistosomiasis, agricultural production, and migration in an African context?