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Proceedings of the International USR Summit 2022

The USRN is pleased to announce that the Proceedings the International USR Summit 2022 are now available for public access. The Summit, hosted by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the University Social Responsibility Network (USRN), was held from 16 to 18 November 2022. The event brought together more than 140 speakers and over 640 online participants from 78 countries/regions to exchange ideas, foster partnerships among universities and advance the global USR movement.

The Summit, themed “Education and Action for a Sustainable Future”, comprised 57 plenary and parallel sessions that delved into six sub-themes: Assessing and Reinforcing USR Impacts; Collaborative Research to Address Global Challenges; Driving Institutional Changes for USR; Education to Cultivate Social Responsibility; Elevating Sustainable Development through Regional and Global Collaboration; Social Innovation for Inclusive Communities. The Summit Proceedings consisting of five full papers and 12 presentations, offer supplementary materials for some of the highlighted Summit sessions.

The high-quality and inspiring presentations at the International USR Summit 2022 serve as an extraordinary source of guidance for the next phase of USR movement. The USR Summit Organising Committee greatly appreciates the invaluable contributions of the invited speakers, paper authors, paper reviewers, and the Summit’s supporting organisations and partners. The USRN thanks all the speakers and participants for making the USR Summit 2022 an engaging and successful event.

Session recordings of the full Summit programme are available for viewing separately online.

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