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Harvard Scholar Launches Knowledge Curation Platform - Academic Room

Academic Room is the first multidisciplinary knowledge platform where you can build open communities to curate academic content within well-defined areas—ranging from philosophy, history and economics to engineering, architecture and medicine.  The platform also dramatically reduces time to locate both credible scholarship and experts within a field of research.  Academic Room is an independent initiative that is headquartered in the Harvard Innovation Lab.

Carnegie Invites Institutions to Apply for 2015 Community Engagement Classification or Re-Classification - Applications Due Apr 15, 2014

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching invites  colleges and universities with an institutional focus on community  engagement to apply for the elective classification, first developed  and offered in 2006 as part of an extensive restructuring of the  Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

The Talloires Network E-Newsletter - January 2013

The Talloires Network is one of the partners with whom PASCAL collaborates, and which is a co-signatory to the September 23 2010 Communique "Enhancing North-South Cooperation in Community-University Engagement".

UALL 2013 Annual Conference Call for papers: Who and what are universities for? Local communities, global competitiveness and the part-time student

Mar 20 2013
Mar 22 2013
University Of Durham
Stockton Rd
United Kingdom  United Kingdom

I have received a number of enquirers asking for an extension to the  deadline for the Call for Papers - and I am pleased to let you know the  deadline for proposals for papers and poster sessions has been extended  to Friday, 1st February.

Details of our 2013 Annual Conference, together with the Call for  Papers and the Registration form are featured below and also attached.

Innovations in Civic Participation Receives Department of State Grant

The United States Department of State Awards Grant to Innovations in Civic Participation for US-Pakistan Higher Education Initiative on Civic Engagement: To support a multi faceted program to enhance the capacity of Pakistani higher education for civic engagement through partnerships with leading US universities in the civic engagement field.

Campus Compact Identifies Emergence of "Engaged Learning Economies" at U.S. Colleges & Universities

Boston, MA – A report by Campus Compact defines a new concept in civic engagement on college campuses called Engaged Learning Economies.  Initiatives at US colleges and universities, which utilize common strategies to merge civic engagement with economic development through strategic partnerships, create Engaged Learning Economies, according to the report.

GUNiResearch Project on Community Engagement: Invitation to participate

The Global University Network for Innovation (GUNi) would like to invite you to take part in a research project on worldwide initiatives on community university engagement (CUE) by completing an online survey questionnaire.

Making a case for university social responsibility

Chripa Schneller & Erich Thöni (Ed.), 2012: Knowledge Societies: Universities and their Social Responsibilities. Asia-Europe Foundation, Singapore. ISBN 978-981-07-1565-6

There is a perception that everyone is aware of what University Social Responsibility (USR) means. In reality, the understanding of this concept differs in focus, extent and action across many countries. To consolidate an overview of USR best practices in ASEM countries, the 2nd Asia-Europe Education Workshop "Knowledge Societies: Universities and their Social Responsibilities" was organised jointly by the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) and the University of Innsbruck in Austria in June 2011.

SPECIAL FEATURE - Salford Innovation Forum

* SPECIAL FEATURE * Salford Innovation Forum

The Future of the Intellectual Project - The final of the ESRC seminar series - New Institutional Imperative: Third Mission and the Transformation of the Contemporary University

Oct 26 2012 18:30
Woburn House
20-24 Tavistock Square, Camden Town
United Kingdom  United Kingdom

The final of the ESRC seminar series  - New Institutional Imperative – Third Mission and the Transformation of the Contemporary University will be held on Friday 26 October in London as an evening event.


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