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Announcement of the Sixth Big Tent Global Communique on Higher Education and Engagement

Announcement of the Sixth Big Tent Global Communique on Higher Education and Engagement

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The UNESCO Chair is pleased to share the Sixth Big Tent Global Communique on Higher Education and Engagement released on October 9 in the City of Catania, Sicily, Italy at the University of Catania on the occasion of the 12th Annual Conference of the PASCAL International Observatory.  It represents many months of dialogue and discussion […]

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A  Tribute to a connecter: Peter Park (1930-2014)

A Tribute to a connecter: Peter Park (1930-2014)

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In the history of social movements and social change not enough is said about a category of persons we might refer to as connecters.  Who are these people? Why are they important? Persons who are located outside the reins of power often lead social change.  For those ideas to enter into the corridors of power […]

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International  Symposium on the Training of Next Generation of Community Based Researchers, Victoria, Canada, September 15, 2015

International Symposium on the Training of Next Generation of Community Based Researchers, Victoria, Canada, September 15, 2015

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The UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education convened an International Symposium on Challenges in the Training of Community-based Research, on September 15, 2015 at the University of Victoria, Canada. This symposium was conducted under the project on ‘Building the next generation of Community Based Researchers’, which is currently being […]

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Launching our knowledge products: E-book on 'Strengthening  Community University Research Partnerships: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES’ & User’s  manual on 'Institutionalizing Community University Research Partnerships'

Launching our knowledge products: E-book on 'Strengthening Community University Research Partnerships: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES’ & User’s manual on 'Institutionalizing Community University Research Partnerships'

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The UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research is pleased to present before you, the two knowledge products emerging out of the IDRC supported study on Community University Research Partnerships. This research study investigated the structures that have been put in place for the facilitation and support of respectful and effective research partnerships between Higher Education Institutes (HEIs) […]

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User’s Manual on Institutionalizing Community University Research Partnerships is now AVAILABLE!

User’s Manual on Institutionalizing Community University Research Partnerships is now AVAILABLE!

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The UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education is pleased to present the User’s Manual on Institutionalizing Community University Research Partnerships. This is the second open access publication under the IDRC sponsored study on Mainstreaming Community University Research Partnerships (CURPs) (the first being the e-book on Strengthening CURPs, which can […]

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Lecture on ‘Social Responsibility in Higher Education Institutions’, Mysore University, September 8, 2015

Lecture on ‘Social Responsibility in Higher Education Institutions’, Mysore University, September 8, 2015

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Dr Rajesh Tandon, Co-Chair, UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education, and President, PRIA, was invited for a special lecture on ‘Social Responsibility in Higher Education Institutions’, at Mysore University, Karnataka on September 8, 2015. The lecture was organized by the Department of Studies in Economics and Co-operation, Mysore University, […]

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Special lecture on “Restoring relevance of social science teaching in public: Opportunities and Challenges of participatory research in academic institutions”, Barkatullah University, Bhopal, August 28, 2015

Special lecture on “Restoring relevance of social science teaching in public: Opportunities and Challenges of participatory research in academic institutions”, Barkatullah University, Bhopal, August 28, 2015

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Dr Rajesh Tandon, Co-Chair, UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education & President, Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA) delivered a lecture on the implications of participatory research in academic institutions, at the Department of Sociology, Barkatullah University, Bhopal on August 28, 2015. Professor S K Chaudhary, Director, IGRMS, Bhopal, graced […]

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UNESCO Chair-India (PRIA) hosts students from Lingnan University’ Hong Kong for a summer internship program in July-August’ 2015

UNESCO Chair-India (PRIA) hosts students from Lingnan University’ Hong Kong for a summer internship program in July-August’ 2015

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The Indian leg of the UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education entered a new domain of work last year. This was offering internship opportunities to students in the area of community engagement and social responsibility in Higher Education. The Chair has successfully run two sessions of this summer internship […]

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New UNESCO Chair in CBR e-book on ''Strengthening Community University Research Partnerships: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES' is now available!

New UNESCO Chair in CBR e-book on ''Strengthening Community University Research Partnerships: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES' is now available!

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We are pleased to showcase recent research in this open source e-book from a global study of institutional arrangements for the facilitation and support of research partnerships between Civil Society Organizations (CSO) and Higher Education Institutions (HEI). This book outlines a number of important trends, challenges and approaches associated with how research partnerships are initiated, supported, […]

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Call for submissions; Engage 2015: Engaging with impact

Call for submissions; Engage 2015: Engaging with impact

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The NCCPE is delighted to announce details of our forthcoming Engage conference on the 2nd and 3rd December 2015 at the Marriott Royal Hotel in Bristol. We really hope you can to join us. If you are keen to contribute to the conference read on to find out how.   Whilst Engage 2014 was a […]

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