3CS funds research projects that are interdisciplinary, collaborative, and most importantly, are part of a long-term vision for 3CS to support areas of research that are new, different, and important.

The overarching goal of this project is to establish Ashoka University as a role model in incorporating sustainability values across all aspects of the campus that includes but not limited to, planning, construction, governance, operations, research, education and public outreach.

The project aims to study the role of norms in influencing household crop residue burning behaviour, the role and limitations of awareness schemes in incentivising behaviour change, and modelling price mechanisms to incentivise behavioural change.

The aim of this project is to create an archive of thought on plant life by writers, artists, philosophers and scientists from the Indian subcontinent over the last two millennia. Apart from collecting and curating this material into an accessible anthology, it also involves translation from the Indian languages into English. It will supply thinkers, writers, artists, teachers, students and institution-builders with an inherited living archive, supporting humanities-linked approaches to climate change and ecological sustainability.

This project will initiate a collaboration with the Zoonotic and Vector-Borne Diseases (ZVBD) Research and Training Centre, a transdisciplinary research centre based in Shillong. It will conduct modelling studies to identify the burden and risk of zoonotic diseases and their relation to land use, climatic, meteorological, and other determinants.

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