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Science Diplomacy for South Asian Countries

Insights and Breakthroughs

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  • Covers science diplomacy for Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka

  • Elaborates on the current state of bilateral cooperation in technology and research of India with neighboring South Asian countries

  • Brings together the latest information on international governance models, mega-science projects, science policy and science diplomacy in India

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Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi
  2. Global Perspectives

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Introduction to Science Diplomacy

      • Malti Goel
      Pages 3-14
    3. International Mega-Science Projects

      • Malti Goel
      Pages 27-39
  3. South Asian Countries and S&T: Case for Science Diplomacy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 41-41
    2. India on a Road to Science Diplomacy

      • Malti Goel
      Pages 53-66
  4. Tackling Global and Regional Challenges

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 117-117
    2. Climate Change Mitigation in South Asia

      • Malti Goel
      Pages 131-150
  5. Back Matter

    Pages 183-214

About this book

This book provides a science diplomacy outlook as a new governance tool in international cooperation. It elaborates on India's current S&T collaboration with Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and science policy and science diplomacy in India. The book introduces concepts and contours of science diplomacy with international examples. It presents insights into international governance models, mega-science projects, and science diplomacy's role in addressing global climate change and sustainable development challenges. The book is a valuable reference to spark breakthroughs in India’s science diplomacy with its neighbouring countries for scientists, diplomats, policymakers, government, and non-government institutions interested in science and diplomacy.

Keywords

  • Science Diplomacy
  • South Asia
  • Sustainable Growth
  • India
  • Climate Change
  • SDGs

Authors and Affiliations

  • Climate Change Research Institute, New Delhi, India

    Malti Goel

About the author

Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Malti Goel is the president of the Climate Change Research Institute from 2016. She has been a CSIR emeritus scientist, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, in the centre for studies in science policy, and a former senior advisor and scientist ‘G’, Ministry of Science & Technology (MST), the Government of India. She was a designated scientist emeritus, Indian National Science Academy, and a professor (adjunct) Jamia Hamdard University in 2008. Malti was born in Pilani (Rajasthan), India. After her masters’ degree in physics with first rank from Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani, receiving a gold medal in 1967, she did post M.Sc. DIIT solid state physics with first rank in 1969 and earned her doctorate in physics from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, in 1973. Malti Goel conducted pioneering postdoctoral research on polymers and composite dielectrics as a research associate and a scientific pool’s officer at IIT Delhi. A receiver of several awards and honours for her accomplishments, Dr. Malti Goel was conferred the Life Time Achievement Award 2016 to recognize her outstanding contributions and achievements in climate change research in India. She is the author and editor of 12 scientific books, 31 book chapters and published nearly three hundred papers in international reputed journals and conferences. Malti Goel became a fellow of the National Environment Science Academy in 2008, and IC Environment and Ecology, Kolkata in 2015. She participated in the first AAAS-TWAS International workshop on “Innovative Energy Policies for a Sustainable Energy Future” in 2013.

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eBook USD 84.99
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  • ISBN: 978-981-16-3025-5
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
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Hardcover Book USD 109.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)