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March 23, 2017
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New Book Alert: ‘Putting knowledge to work: Collaborating, Influencing & Learning for International Development

Dramatic changes in the ecosystem for international development are now pressing civil society organizations (CSOs) to invest more in knowledge to remain significant players. While the need for creative thinking and experimentation is greater than ever, there is still very … Continue reading

March 17, 2017
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The realities of community-university engagement: lessons from within the labyrinth

People’s Knowledge Collective, a cross-theme working group at Coventry University, UK, introduce their new book ‘People’s Knowledge and Participatory Action Research: Escaping the White-walled Labyrinth’. ‘Even the walls are white’ observed Leonard Harris, a black man navigating the ‘labyrinth’ of the … Continue reading

March 14, 2017
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Study Report on ‘Impact of Community-engaged Research (CER)’ at University of Victoria (UVic), Canada, March 2017

Community-engaged Research (CER) at the University of Victoria (UVic) has made a significant impact in our local and global community in almost all of the UN Sustainable Development Goals at varying levels (i.e. micro, messo, macro).  Students have been central … Continue reading

March 3, 2017
by Dr. Budd Hall, UNESCO Co-Chair
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Participatory Research, Cognitive Justice and Knowledge Democracy in French-Speaking Countries of the Global South: The Open Science in Haiti and Africa (SOHA) Project

We have recently received a book curated by Florence Piron, an anthropologist and ethicist at the Université Laval in Quebec, Samuel Regulus, a Haitian anthropologist who is now professor at the Université d’État d’Haïti and Marie Sophie Dibounje Madiba, chief … Continue reading

March 2, 2017
by Dr. Budd Hall, UNESCO Co-Chair
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Recherche participative, justice cognitive et démocratie scientifique dans les pays francophones des Suds : Le projet SOHA (science ouverte en Haïti et en Afrique francophone)

Nous venons de recevoir un livre dirigé par Florence Piron, anthropologue et éthicienne de l’Université Laval (Québec), Samuel Regulus, anthropologue haïtien qui enseigne à l’Université d’État d’Haïti et Marie Sophie Dibounje Madiba, responsable du Centre de documentation du CERDOTOLA (Centre … Continue reading

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

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