IndiaLICS International Conference 2017: A Report of Special Sessions

Journal of Scientometric Research,2018,7,1,75-78.
Published:May 2018
Type:Meeting/Conference Report
Author(s) affiliations:

Anwesha Borthakur, Anup Kumar Das

Centre for Studies in Science Policy, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi-110067, INDIA.


Sustainable Development is a key focus area for the majority of the research interventions in both Global North and the Global South. The seventeen sustainable development goals (SDGs) today define the central research and policy approaches worldwide. The Fourth IndiaLICS International Conference 2017 on “Innovation for Sustainable Development: Perspectives, Policies, and Practices in South Asia” was aimed at exploring the possibilities of Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) in achieving the SDGs in the South Asian sub-region.[1] This conference was held at Jawaharlal Nehru University, and India Habitat Centre, New Delhi during 2-4 November 2017. It was jointly organized by the Centre for Studies in Science Policy (CSSP), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU); Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS); and CSIR-National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies (CSIR-NISTADS). IndiaLICS is a research network of STI scholars working in India where the CSSP, RIS, and CSIR-NISTADS are the active members. IndiaLICS is also connected with GLOBELICS – a worldwide network of STI scholars. Red more....