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November 26, 2021
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Latest UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science 2021

Read the latest UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science towards which our UNESCO Chair has contributed substantively through our several international dialogues on Open Science across different countries. Find our international webinar series on Open Science here Read the UNESCO Recommendation on … Continue reading

November 10, 2021
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New Book: The Knowledge for Change Global Consortium

The UNESCO Chair team has pieced together this new book The Knowledge for Change Global Consortium, which details the journey of the K4C Consortium and the work of its hubs starting from 2017, when it was launched in Canada and … Continue reading

October 4, 2021
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Season 2 of the Unsettling Knowledge Inequities Podcast

Season 2 of the Unsettling Knowledge Inequities Podcast has hosted our UNESCO Co-Chairs Dr. Budd Hall and Dr. Rajesh Tandon in Episode 2.  The season explores key themes from the ‘UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science’, and feature diverse participants and stakeholders who contributed … Continue reading

September 13, 2021
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Dr. Hall awarded Hiram E. Fitzgerald Distinguished Engaged Scholar Award

We are delighted to announce that our Co-Chair Dr. Budd Hall has been awarded the Hiram E. Fitzgerald Distinguished Engaged Scholar Award by the Engagement Scholarship Forum on September 13, 2021 for recognition of his transformative scholarship of engagement in ways … Continue reading

May 27, 2021
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New Book Published!

We are delighted to share that the UNESCO Co-Chairs’ edited book “Socially Responsible Higher Education: International Perspectives on Knowledge Democracy” is now published. The main homepage for the book is located on Brill’s website here. As you will notice, the … Continue reading

May 21, 2021
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A Call for Dialogue Between Knowledges

We call for science to be a dialogue between knowledges rather than a knowledge that exists only insofar as it silences or eliminates other knowledges. We call for science that is based on values of co-operation, sharing, friendship, compassion, understanding … Continue reading

May 21, 2021
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Remembering Florence Piron

Dr. Budd Hall, our Co-Chair and other colleagues gathered in memory of Dr. Florence Piron to offer a few words. Read English version here Read French version here

April 13, 2021
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To Change the World: Latin American Contributions to the Development of Participatory Research,Talk by Dr. Budd Hall

Dr. Budd Hall, Professor Emeritus, School of Public Administration, University of Victoria, Canada and UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education gave a talk at the Bolivian workshop on research with the community titled ‘To … Continue reading

April 6, 2021
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Knowledge, Action and Hope: A Manifesto

  UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education based at the University of Victoria (UVic) and the Society for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA), co-directed by Prof Budd L Hall and Dr Rajesh Tandon, supports … Continue reading

February 28, 2021
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How Do We Make Higher Education Truly Diverse & Inclusive?

At the recent 16th FICCI Higher Education Summit 2021, Professor Sonajharia Minz, Vice Chancellor of Sido Kanhu Murmu University in Dumka, Jharkhand, while speaking on diversity in higher education, emphatically stated that “diversity comes with respect and respect comes with … Continue reading

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