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01 Jun
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Bouncing back from COVID-19: Lessons from the Food Crisis

Globally, COVID-19 is a public health emergency with grave impact on the population of the world, especially the poor and marginalized.  It is estimated that 140 million additional people could fall into extreme poverty this year as a result of the virus, thus increasing food and nutrition insecurity.While much has been written about the potential impact, little is known on how to bounce back from such outbreaks.

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28 Mar

COVID-19 has halted the world but this is why we should still not 'fear message'​

All of Hollywood's fantasies and science fiction seem to be playing out in real life as the world comes together to take on the #coronavirus. (note: not the 'dreaded' corona and that's for a reason). Tragically, a few days ago, a man suspected to be infected, jumped off from the 7th floor of the hospital in Delhi where he was taken, to his death. We also had the quote of a chief minister of an Indian state who remarked that there would be 'shoot at sight' at anyone who violated the lockdown over corona.

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31 Dec

Knowledge sharing from across the world


Seminars and Events of MSSRF in 2019

As a research institution with open doors and windows, 2019 was a year of opportunity, listening to eminent academics across numerous knowledge-sharing events, or serving as a platform for discussions on key themes of current concern. Here is a snapshot of some of these key events and seminars during the year.  

Jan 16, 2019

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10 Sep

நான்ஸி ஜெ அனபெல்- வெற்றி மகுடத்தில் மற்றொரு சிறகு

ம.சா.சுவாமிநாதன் ஆராய்ச்சி நிறுவனத்தின் தகவல், கல்வி, தொழில்நுட்பத்துறையின் மூன்றாவது இயக்குநர் நான்ஸி ஜெ அனபெல் (இதற்கு முன்பிருந்த இயக்குநர்கள் டாக்டர் பாலாஜி, செந்தில்குமார்). அவருடைய பிரிவு உபசார நிகழ்ச்சியின் போது பேராசிரியர் சுவாமிநாதன் குறிப்பிட்டது, "நான்ஸி, அறிவியலையும், ஆன்மீகத்தையும் ஒருங்கே இணைத்தவர்''.

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