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

by |

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 […]

Read more


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

by |

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) […]

Read more


Governance of Higher Education

by |

I have visited universities in Raipur, Bhopal, Lucknow and Mysore in the past couple of months. I have interacted with students, faculty and administrators in these institutions of higher education. Given the admission season and start of the new term, I have found excitement and hope amongst new entrants—youthful students, mostly girls. I have encountered […]

Read more


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

by |

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 […]

Read more


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

by |

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, […]

Read more