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September 15, 2015
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Launching our knowledge products: E-book on 'Strengthening Community University Research Partnerships: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES’ & User’s manual on 'Institutionalizing Community University Research Partnerships'

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 … Continue reading

September 9, 2015
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User’s Manual on Institutionalizing Community University Research Partnerships is now AVAILABLE!

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 … Continue reading

July 27, 2015
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Global trends in training Community-Based Research (CBR) in Higher Educational Institutions and Civil Society Organizations: Survey Results, July 2015

Under the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) sponsored project on ‘Training the Next Generation of Community Based Researchers‘, a global survey was undertaken that provides the much needed information about the current state-of-the-art in CBR training in various regions … Continue reading

November 4, 2014
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Book on ‘Higher Education and Community Based Research’

The practices of community-based research spring from the understanding that research and knowledge are not created and stored in the university, then disseminated to the general public, but that research and knowledge are influenced by and created in response to … Continue reading

September 8, 2014
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Global Trends for Support Structures in Community University Research Partnerships: Survey Results, September 2014

Under the IDRC Project on ‘Community University Research Partnerships’, a global survey was undertaken, to map community university research partnerships, the structures in this regard and the perspectives of various stakeholders. The survey results also documents the ‘best practices’ undertaken … Continue reading

August 20, 2014
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No more enclosures: knowledge democracy and social transformation By Budd Hall and Rajesh Tandon

In the late 1990s, a Ugandan intellectual and civil society activist called Paulo Wangoola returned home to the Kingdom of Busoga on the Eastern shores of Lake Victoria. After 25 years of work in various parts of Africa and abroad, … Continue reading

June 25, 2014
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PRIA’S engagement with Higher Educational Institutions

‘Over 3 decades PRIA has been engaging with Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) to help them realize their social responsibility towards a community’s needs and aspirations. This has been one of the focal points of action under the UNESCO Chair in … Continue reading

June 6, 2014
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Publication of World Report on Higher Education

The report aims to provide a vision for a new, more socially responsible relationship between universities and the communities they serve by suggesting ways in which higher education can help build a more equitable society. It also charts the progress of the … Continue reading

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