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December 11, 2019
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The 2nd Annual Meeting of the UNESCO Chairs in India

The 2nd Annual Meeting of the UNESCO Chairs in India was hosted by the Academy of Engineering & Educational Research, MIT in Pune on 9-10th December, 2019. With the participation of 9 UNESCO Chairs in India, the meeting began with … Continue reading

December 10, 2019
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Key Note Address: “Anikethana”, CHRIST (Deemed to be University)

Centre for Social Action (CSA) was formed by CHRIST (Deemed to be University) in 1999, with the purpose of serving as a community action service platform for students and teachers, thus encouraging them to engage in community development activities. Celebrating … Continue reading

October 9, 2019
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Disciplines, Professions and Sustainable Development Goals: Challenges in Higher Education in India

With the launch of its publication, “Implementing Sustainable Development Goals at Higher Education Institutions: Challenges and Responses”, GUNi organised an Open Debate event with the GUNi Group of Experts on 4th October in Barcelona. The 2nd publication by the Group … Continue reading

July 23, 2019
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Social Responsibility and Higher Education: A Call for Chapter Proposals

The UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education is editing a book with a working title of Social Responsibility and Higher Education: International Perspectives on Knowledge Democracy.  The book is being prepared as a contribution … Continue reading

June 6, 2019
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Visit to Newcastle University

On 3rd and 4th of June 2019, Dr. Rajesh Tandon (Founder-President, PRIA and Co-Chair, UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education), visited Newcastle University.  During his visit, Dr. Tandon met with the team from Living Deltas Research … Continue reading

May 31, 2019
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Towards a Socially Responsible Civic University: Balancing the Global and the Local

Amidst rapid developments of the University campuses, infrastructure, new approaches to teaching and research, it was been witnessed that relationships with the local and global communities has undergone a redefinition. With each institution facing the synergies and tensions between being … Continue reading

May 30, 2019
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Knowledge for Change: Trajectory of Participatory Research Methodology

On 29th May, Dr. Rajesh Tandon, Founder – President of PRIA and Co-Chair, UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education, conducted a seminar on “Knowledge for Change: Trajectory of Participatory Research Methodology” in University of … Continue reading

May 27, 2019
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Dr. Budd Hall receives David H. Turpin Gold Medal for Career Achievement in Research

Dr.Budd Hall, Professor emeritus with UVic’s School of Public Administration and UNESCO co-chair with the Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Ed portfolio. Budd was awarded the David H. Turpin Gold Medal for Career Achievement in Research. We … Continue reading

April 27, 2019
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MGNCRE Workshop, Hyderabad

Following the first session of the Workshop held in January 2019, Dr. Rajesh Tandon, Founder-President of PRIA and Co-Chair, UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education, facilitated the second phase of the training from 22nd … Continue reading

March 3, 2019
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TEFCE Consultation in Paris

On 2nd March 2019, Dr. Budd Hall (University of Victoria & Co-chair, UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research & Social Responsibility in Higher Education) held a consultation with TEFCE (Towards a European Framework for Community Engagement in Higher Education). The … Continue reading

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