Harmonising science and society
The Centre for Society and Policy (CSP) is a policy research centre based at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. Established in November 2018, as an interdisciplinary centre for science and technology policy, the centre explores interactions between science, technology, society, and development. The Indian Institute of Science has been at the forefront of cutting-edge research in the various disciplines of science and technology. With the establishment of a policy centre, the institute extends its impact of S&T research by looking at the multitude interrelationships between S&T research and policy.
The CSP today addresses several policy agendas including sustainable futures, intellectual property rights, genetic engineering and health, smart cities, livelihood and water futures, informal economic systems, data security, and data economics. The centre is committed to policy engagement and impacting policy at all stages of S&T research.
Intellectual property models for accelerating sustainability transition. Financially supported by Belmont Forum and NORFACE Joint Research Programme.
Data Economics and Policy
Assessment of economic, policy, legal, regulatory, and standardization issues involved in using public or privately owned data. Financially supported by The India Urban Data Exchange (IUDX) and Omidyar Network, India.
Policymaking and advocacy for children’s food security, community participation, malnutrition eradication. Financially supported by The Akshaya Patra Foundation.
Policy prescriptions and insights on the challenges faced by women while availing public transport. Financially supported by DULT, Government of Karnataka, India.
Gender Equity & Advancement
Building a comprehensive gender profile, creating a gender enabling environment at the workplace, enabling for self-growth and career progression. Financially supported by Department of Science & Technology, Government of India.
Science & Philosophy
Addressing public discourse and catalysing deeper reflection on the processes of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Policy Dialogues and Diplomacy on Science and Technology
A platform for S&T conversations around regulations, policy, and socio-cultural design.
A forum to initiate conversations and create a public discourse around topics in the philosophy of STEM.
Seminar on “Data, Hydrological Models, and Diplomacy” #NitiVimarsh
11th February 2022 | Venue: CSP Seminar Hall
Growing economies directly relate to a growing demand for water around the world and affect the quality of water resources Climate variability and change adds another
pressure, rendering it uncertain how much water will be available for the many users When water is shared across state boundaries, these interactions gain an
additional political dimension Oftentimes, dedicated institutions are set up to facilitate these interactions that
are both focused on diplomacy and water management
simultaneously Hydrological models have become an intrinsic part of these management and governance structures
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