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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

September 7, 2016
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Confluence 2017: An International Transformative Gathering of Indigenous Knowledge Keepers and others; Announcement & Invitation to Contribute

The Mpambo Afrikan Multiversity with support from the UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education, Inclusion Publishing (Toronto) and the Victoria International Development Educational Agency (VIDEA, Victoria, Canada) will convene an historic event at the … Continue reading

August 18, 2016
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Canadian Launch of Manual on Training the Next Generation of Community Based Research

The UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research & Social Responsibility in Higher Education is pleased to present the Manual on ‘Training the Next Generation of Community Based Researchers’. This is one of the publications under the project on ‘Building the … Continue reading

August 8, 2016
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Service Learning Embedded in Community Based Research (CBR)

UIN Sunan Ampel, Islamic University of Surabaya, has been actively embedding use of community-based participatory research in all its service learning programmes. As per the national policy, all students of post-secondary institutions have to participate compulsorily in  6-8 weeks of … Continue reading

August 5, 2016
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ARNA 2017 Planners Issue Global Assembly brief and Call to Participate

The Conference and Global Assembly Planning Committee for the June 2017 gathering in Cartagena, Colombia has released a Brief and a Call to Participate for the 1st Global Assembly for Knowledge Democracy. The Global Assembly will take place June 16, … Continue reading

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