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4 days ago

AMMACHI Labs
May 22nd, 2024 - Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham's Prof. Bhavani Rao chaired the technical session on #Equity and #Inclusion (E&I), at the one-day 'National Brainstorming Session on Transforming the Science, Technology and Innovation (#STI) Ecosystem of India'.This event was organized by The Department of Science and Technology (#DST) and Indian National Science Academy (#INSA) in #NewDelhi. The session focused on diverse issues, challenges and plausible pathways to mainstream and institutionalize E&I in STI, through broadening the scope of science, multistakeholder partnership and inclusive policies and practices. The lead presenter of the session was Dr. Nimita Pandey, setting the context of the discussion.#AmritaVishwaVidyapeetham ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

AMMACHI Labs
This week, Dr. Bhavani Rao and members of the AMMACHI Labs team conducted a #Research field-visit to Lombok Island, #Indonesia, with the intention of studying seaweed cultivation as a livelihood option, the possibilities and challenges of Integrated Multitrophic Aquaculture (#IMTA) and the prospective collaboration with the Lombok Center for Marine Aquaculture.Our host & guide from the institute was Dr. Bayu Priyambodo. The trip took the team to 8 locations around #LombokIsland, seeing not just varieties and methods of #SeaweedFarming, but also #Lobster, #Abalone, #Seacucumber, #OysterMussel, #BrownMussel and certain kinds of fish farming as well.The team are pictured here meeting with Dr Wawan C. Ashuri, Director of Lombok Marine Aquaculture Development Center, as well as farmers, middle men/women, industry workers and scientists.The information and connections garnered by this field-trip will help to improve the lives and practice of our #SeaweedCultivationProject members.This project is in partnership and joint funding between @AmritaVishwaVidyapeetham & @TransworldGroup of Companies.#AmritaVishwaViyapeetham #AMMACHILabs #SeaweedCultivation #AquaCulture #ResearchandDevelopment ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

AMMACHI Labs
May 9-10, 2024 - The “Social Science Funding and Collaboration in the Indo-Pacific: Regional Summit”, organised by the Association of Asian Social Science Research Councils (#AASSREC) in collaboration with #UNESCO, was held in #Bangkok, #Thailand.Dr. Bhavani Rao was a panelist in a session on May 9th, on “Funding Social Science Research in the Indo-Pacific: A focus on Ethics & AI”.Her address on “Guardians of Data: Ethical Considerations for Data Handling in an AI-Powered Knowledge Society” covered both the challenges and potential solutions experimented by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, especially at the #Grassroots level.#AmritaVishwaVidyapeetham #AMMACHILabs #EthicsAndAI ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

AMMACHI Labs
May 8, 2024 – Dr. Bhavani Rao attended the conference “Shaping Research Agenda of the Social and Human Sciences in Asia-Pacific”, in collaboration with #UNESCO and the Association of Asian Social Science Research Councils (#AASSREC) in #Bangkok, #Thailand.Dr. Rao was a panelist for this event, speaking on “Enacting Gender Equality with Gender Studies”, alongside Eunsong Kim of UNESCO New Delhi Regional Office, and Prof. Rosselle Leah K. Rivera, University of the Philippines.Her intervention focused on gender equality and #Culture in #India. She addressed why engaging men and boys is crucial for #GenderEquality.Bhavani also presented the work conducted by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s Center for Women's Empowerment & Gender Equality (#CWEGE), and UNESCO Chair, in terms of research, academics and in particular, our recent field projects with India’s #CentralReservePoliceForce and #TelanganaStateSpecialPolice.#AmritaVishwaVidyapeetham #CenterForWomensEmpowermentAndGenderEquality ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

AMMACHI Labs
On May 2nd, 2024, Researchers & trainers from AMMACHI Labs’ Center for Women's Empowerment & Gender Equality led an enriching day of learning and collaboration at the #Sameekshnam - #BeCalmBeCompassionate refresher workshop.Gathering together 68 master trainers from across #TelanganaStateSpecialPolice (TSSP), representing 13 battalions, the workshop aimed at reinforcing #CoreConcepts essential to our program's success.Focused on #MentalHealth, #FamilyWellBeing, #Finance, and #GenderSensitization, the day-long session was dedicated to revising foundational knowledge and addressing any doubts or challenges encountered during sessions.It was inspiring to see the trainers actively engaging, clarifying doubts, and sharing experiences. The session was packed with insights & practical strategies to enhance our delivery and effectiveness. This exchange of feedback ensures our program stays relevant and impactful, meeting the needs of the communities we serve. #AMMACHILabs #CWEGE #AmritaVishwaVidyapeetham #TSSP #Workshop ... See MoreSee Less
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