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Nidhi Nagabhatla

Senior Research Fellow and Cluster Coordinator Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS) and Adj Prof McMaster University, Canada, United Nations University

Fellow at the United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS)
Served as a Principal Researcher with the United Nations University (INWEH) leading research and the capacity development program focusing on the 2030 Agenda to Transforming our world presented as Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) . With >20 years of experience as a systems science specialist, coordinating and implemented transdisciplinary projects in various geographical regions [Asia, South Africa, Western Europe, and Canada] serving with leading institutes viz International Water Management Institute (IWMI), World Fish Center and IUCN, Oxford University, Leibniz University (Germany) and McMaster University (Canada) on sustainability research and science-policy interfacing- I carry a simple message – co-creation and collective action. Steering Partnerships and ownership of the joint goals, SDG’s for instance, present an opportunity toward a plan of action for people, planet, and prosperity, common agenda to strengthen water security, sustainability and peace in spaces of democracy.


  • –present
    Adjunct Professor , McMaster University


  • 2005 
    Indian Space Research Organisation ( Awarded by Pune University), Envionmental Science


Chevening Scholar- University of Oxford