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February 3, 2017
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The Launch issue of the ‘Research for All’ Journal is now available!

Research for All is a new open-access journal focusing on research that involves universities and communities, services or industries working together. It highlights the potential in public engagement for robust academic study, development of involved communities and research that has impact. Theoretical … Continue reading

February 1, 2017
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Dr Rajesh Tandon, Co-Chair, UNESCO Chair selected as a member of Talloires Network Steering Committee

In a recently held election in December 2016, fifty five member universities cast their votes to elect new members of the Talloires Network Steering Commitee, Dr Rajesh Tandon was selected as one of the members of the Committee. The other … Continue reading

December 15, 2016
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Professor Dzulkifli Abdul Razak awarded the Gilbert medal for 2017!

The Gilbert Medal for 2017 has been awarded to Professor Tan Sri Dato’ Dzulkifli Abdul Razak, the 14th President of the International Association of Universities.  Professor Dzul has a long and distinguished track record of university leadership, including spells as Vice Chancellor … Continue reading

December 12, 2016
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Inviting nominations for Professor Sir David Watson Award 2017, for Community University Partnerships!

Professor Sir David Watson Awards have been created in memory of Professor Sir David Watson, to honour his leadership in encouraging community-university engagement and recognise the combined efforts of community and university partners towards making a difference to the lives … Continue reading

November 28, 2016
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Impact of UNESCO Chair’s work: 2012-2016

The UNESCO Chair came into existence in late 2012, and since the last four years has been striving towards realizing social responsibility in higher education through research, knowledge production and mobilization, policy advocacy and training and capacity enhancement. The last … Continue reading

November 24, 2016
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Call for Proposals extended for C2U Expo, 2017!

When the idea of community-campus partnerships was in its first stages of growth, researchers and community groups alike had very few resources available to them to which they could turn for guidance. The C2UExpo movement began in Canada to address this dearth, … Continue reading

October 24, 2016
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Dr Budd Hall presents a paper on ‘Community-Based University’

Budd Hall presented a paper on the Community-Based University via teleconference to the Workshop for the publication on Higher Education in Malaysia: A Critical Review of the Past and Present for the Future on the 20th of October. The workshop … Continue reading

October 18, 2016
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UNESCO Chair provides inputs to Policy Document & Draft Guidelines & Regulations for Establishing World Class Institutions in India

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), India has published the draft guidelines and regulations on Establishing World Class Institutions in India. Early this month (October, 2016), the document was circulated for public consultation, by the MHRD & and University … Continue reading

October 8, 2016
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E-book on ‘Knowledge & Engagement: Building Capacity for the Next Generation of Community Based Researchers’, is NOW AVAILABLE!

The UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research & Social Responsibility in Higher Education is pleased to present it’s next open access publication; an e-book titled ‘Knowledge & Engagement: Building Capacity for the Next Generation of Community Based Researchers.’ This book … Continue reading

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