Yangon University (UY), Myanmar

Myanmar: Climate Actions, Conflict and Peacebuilding

Research project This research project (MyClimate) explores how climate change interventions affect and are affected by existing conflict dynamics over natural resources and identity politics in six of Myanmar’s contested ethnic areas (Kachin, Chin, Mon, Naga, Pa-O, ...
Period: 2021-12-1 to 2026-11-30 Countries: Myanmar Lead institution: Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Denmark Partner institutions: Enlightened Myanmar Research (EMR), Myanmar Yangon University (UY), Myanmar Project code: 20-05-DIIS Total grant: 12,000,000 DKK
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Legacies of Detention in Myanmar

Research project Prisons and detention practices play a fundamental role in modern states in general, and authoritarian and post-authoritarian states, in particular. This project explores the historical and contemporary role of detention in Myanmar and its significan ... Midterm report The Denmark based team’s knowledge of Myanmar has become quite extensive as revealed through case studies and publications. A PhD based on extensive field research (“We are like water in their hands” – experiences of imprisonment in ...
Period: 2016-07-1 to 2022-06-30 Countries: Myanmar Lead institution: Danish Institute Against Torture (DIGNITY), Denmark Partner institutions: Justice for All, Myanmar Mahidol University, Thailand Yangon University (UY), Myanmar Project code: 16-04-DIGN Total grant: 9,990,176 DKK
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Clean Shipping on Green Fuel

Research project This pilot project will be a big move towards the use of Dimethyl ether (DME) as a competitive and clean fuel alternative for the marine sector. Upcoming regulation of SOx, NOx, CO2 and the focus on soot emissions from the marine fleet is a challenge ... First year report A predictive model to predict stress on piston rings by DME combustion has been developed and is being evaluated. An optical accessible combustion chamber is being modified for DME injection. Sophisticated impeller design tools ...
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Everyday Justice and Security in the Myanmar Transition

Research project This timely project will build research capacity and inform policy interventions by investigating the production of locally legitimate authority in transitional contexts with contested statehood. This is analyzed through the lens of everyday justice ... Midterm report 2018: In-depth fieldwork on everyday justice and local authority has been carried out in 17 localities across Karen State (6 sites), Mon State (6 sites), Yangon (2 sites) and in Danu, Pa-O and Naga Self-administered Zones (3 sites ...
Period: 2014-12-31 to 2021-11-30 Countries: Myanmar Lead institution: Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Denmark Partner institutions: Enlightened Myanmar Research (EMR), Myanmar Aarhus University (AU), Denmark Yangon University (UY), Myanmar Project code: 14-04DIIS Total grant: 8,956,885 DKK
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