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July 12, 2018
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AESIS Conference, Ottawa, Canada June 14-15, 2018

Over 300 delegates from around the world attended the Network for Adavancing and Evaluating the Societal Impact of Science (AESIS) Conference in Ottawa on June 14-15, 2018. The focus of the conference was ‘Finding shared approaches to assess, enable and … Continue reading

June 13, 2018
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Community-Based Research at the Congress 2018 of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Regina

Community-Based Research Canada (CBRC) and the Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education (CASAE) with the cooperation of the Community-Based Research Unit of the University of Regina joined forces on May 26th to offer a day-long workshop on the … Continue reading

December 15, 2017
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Knowledge for Change (K4C) Canada Launch, Ottawa

The UNESCO Chair’s forthcoming initiative, Knowledge for Change (K4C) for building capacities of community based researchers (launched in India on November 13, 2017), witnessed a grand Canadian launch in Ottawa on December 14, 2017. The launch event was hosted by … Continue reading

September 21, 2017
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Reflections from the source of the Nile, University of Victoria, Canada

VIDEA in association with the UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research & Social Responsibility in Higher Education and  the Centre for Global Studies and School of Public Administration , University of Victoria organized a meeting of elders and eminent people … Continue reading

May 8, 2017
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C2UExpo 2017, Simon Fraser University (SFU), British Columbia, Canada, May 1-5, 2017

The Community University Exposition Conference this year was hosted by Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada, from May 1-5, 2017. The biennial conference brought together community members, universities, colleges, government and non-profit organizations to fostering research and sharing knowledge through workshops, exchanges and dialogues at SFU’s … Continue reading

March 6, 2017
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Conversation on upcoming reports in Higher Education, University of Victoria, March 1, 2017

The University of Victoria, Canada on March 1, 2017 hosted a conversation with Dr Rajesh Tandon, Dr Crystal Tremblay and Mr Walter Lepore; authors of two upcoming reports on Higher Education. While Dr Rajesh Tandon serves as a co-editor of … Continue reading

August 22, 2016
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UNESCO Chair celebrates the completion of a successful proposal writing workshop, Aug 19, 2016

The UNESCO Chair convened a week-long proposal writing workshop from August 15-19, 2016, at the University of Victoria, Canada. This workshop was aimed to give shape to the proposal that the Chair will soon be submitting to the SSHRC as the … Continue reading

June 7, 2016
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UNESCO Chair presentation at the Canadian Congress for the Humanities and Social Sciences, May 30th, 2016

Dr. Budd Hall, UNESCO Co-Chair and Walter Lepore, Project Co-ordinator (NextGen Project) presented a report on the UNESCO Chair and SSHRC funded project,’ Training the Next Generation of Community Based Researchers’ to the Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education … Continue reading

March 30, 2016
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Learning citizenship in everyday life

Citizenship is about belonging to a collective. People are capable of multiple identities simultaneously. Hence, citizenship is not just about a formal identity conferred by the state. It is also learnt identity with other fellow citizens. Dr Rajesh Tandon was … Continue reading

March 29, 2016
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Community Based Research & Learning Symposium, University of Alberta, Canada, March 21/22, 2016

Pedagogy of Hope, For Public Good Dr David Turpin, the president of University of Alberta declared that the new strategic plan of the university is titled ‘for public good’. In this perspective, systematic and sustained community-university engagement is critical for … Continue reading

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