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Venni Krishna
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School of Humanities & Languages, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Professorial Fellow
258, Level 2, Morven Brown Building
Sydney
New South Wales
2052  Australia
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  science and technology studies, science and innovation in Asia Pacific and new technologies and their impact on society
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1/13-15 connemarra Street
Bexley
New South Wales
Sydney suburb
2207  Australia
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CV Highlights
  https://research.unsw.edu.au/people/professor-venni-venkata-krishna
  B.Sc, M.A (sociology) and Ph.D (Sociology of Science)
  Professor in Science Policy, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 1997-2016
Visiting Professor, McGill University, 2016
Professorial Fellow, University of New South Wales (2016-2019)
Honorary Professor, School of HPS, Sydney University (2018)
  Books Published

Science, Technology Policy and the Diffusion of Knowledge – Understanding the Dynamics of Innovation Systems in the Asia-Pacific, U.K: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, 2007 (with Tim Turpin)

Science and Technology in a Developing World (Sociology of Sciences Year Book 1995), The Netherlands : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997 (with Terry Shinn and J. Spaapen).

Scientific Communities in the Developing World, New Delhi : Sage Publications, 1997, (With Jacques Gaillard and Roland Waast).

Brain Drain: A Sociological Study of Scientific Communities, New Delhi: Gyan Publishers, 1995 (with S.Mahanti, V.K.Jairath, E.Haribabu and A.Basu).

S.S.Bhatnagar on Science, Technology and Development, 1938-54, New Delhi: Wiley Eastern Ltd, 1994.
Forthcoming 2016-17

Universities in the National Innovation Systems: Experiences from Asia-Pacific Nations, Taylor and Francis Group, Routledge (UK/New Delhi) 2017

Papers Published in Books

‘Research and Innovation in Universities in India’ in N.V Varghese and Garima Malik (eds) India Higher Education Report, UK: Routledge, 2015

‘Role of the State in the Evolution of the National System of Innovation in India’ in Mario Scerri and Helena M. M. Lastres (eds) The State and the National System of Innovation: a Comparative Analysis of the BRICS Economies, New Delhi: Routledge, 2012

‘Knowledge Production and Knowledge Transfer: A Study of Two Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT Madras and IIT Bombay)’, in Poh Kam Wong (ed) Academic Entrepreurship in Asia- The role and impact of universities in the National Innovation Systems, UK and USA: Edward Elgar, 2011 (with Nimesh Chandra)


‘Emergence of Asian Universities as Centers of New Knowledge Generation and a Base for National Competitiveness: A Case Study of National University of Singapore’, in Nian Cai Liu, Qi Wang and Ying Cheng (eds) Paths to a World-Class University – Lessons from Practices and Experiences, Sense Publishers , The Netherlands, 2011 (with Seeram Ramakrishna)

‘The Status of the Social Science in South Asia’, World Social Sciences Report , International Social Science Council, Unesco, Paris, ( 2010) with Usha Krishna

‘Transition and Change: Innovation Systems in Asia – Pacific Economies’, chapter in Tim Turpin and V.V.Krishna (eds) Science and Technology Policy and Diffusion of Knowledge in Asia-Pacific Economies: Understanding the Dynamics of National Systems of Innovation, (UK: Edward Elgar) 2007, (with Tim Turpin)

‘Dynamics at the Sectoral System of Innovation: Indian Experience in Software, Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals’, chapter in Tim Turpin and V.V.Krishna (eds) Science and Technology Policy and Diffusion of Knowledge in Asia-Pacific Economies: Understanding the Dynamics of National Systems of Innovation, 2007 (UK: Edward Elgar).

‘Science and Technology Policy and the Dynamics Underlying the Malaysian Innovation System’, chapter in Tim Turpin and V.V.Krishna (eds) Science and Technology Policy and Diffusion of Knowledge in Asia-Pacific Economies: Understanding the Dynamics of National Systems of Innovation (UK: Edward Elgar), 2007 (with Fadzilah Ahmad)

‘S&T Policy and the Sri Lankan National System of Innovation: The Role of the Public Research Systems’, chapter in Tim Turpin and V.V.Krishna (eds) Science and Technology Policy and Diffusion of Knowledge in Asia-Pacific Economies: Understanding the Dynamics of National Systems of Innovation (UK: Edward Elgar), 2007, (with Seetha Wicremasinghe).

“South Asia” (Status of Science in South Asia), Unesco Science Report – 2005, Paris : Elsevier and UNESCO Publishing, 2005.(Commissioned by Unesco)

‘Education, Training and Skills Formation for Decent Wrok in the Informal Sector: Case Studies from North India’ in M. Singh (ed) Meeting Basic Learning Needs in the Informal Sector- Integrating Education and Training for Decent Work, Empowerment and Citizenship, Unesco Institute for Education and Springer, Berlin and The Netherlands, 2004

‘Institutional Support Structures and Models of Skills Transmission’, in in M. Singh (ed) Meeting Basic Learning Needs in the Informal Sector- Integrating Education and Training for Decent Work, Empowerment and Citizenship, Unesco Institute for Education and Springer, Berlin and The Netherlands, 2004

“Globalisation and Scientific Communities in the Developing World”, World Science Report,1998 Paris: UNESCO, 1998 (With Roland Waast and Jacques Gaillard).

“Science, Technology and Counter Hegemony: Some Reflections on the Contemporary Science Movements in India”, in Terry Shinn, J. Spaapen and V.V.Krishna (eds) ) Science and Technology in a Developing World Sociology of the Sciences Year Book 1995, The Netherlands : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997.

“Biogas Technology: A Case Study in Haryana Villages”, in N.N.Mehrotra, Mohd Abdul Aleem and M.Sathish (eds), Management of Indian S&T for Development and Self Reliance, New Delhi:Allied Publishers, 1983.

“Appropriate Technology: More Problems than Prospects”, in S.N.Ghosh and N.P.Chowbey (eds), Impact of Science and Technology on Indian Society, Calcutta: Naya Prakash, 1981 (with S.S.Solanki and M.A.Qureshi).

“Biogas in the Context of Appropriate Technology: A Case Study of Haryana Villages”, in S.K.Vyas and N.S.Grewal (eds) Biogas Technology, Ludhiana: USG, 1981 (with S.S.Solanki).
Published Papers in Journals

Inclusive Innovation in India: Historical Roots, Asian Journal of Innovation and Policy, (forthcoming 2017)

Inclusive Innovation in India: Contemporary Landscape, Asian Journal of Innovation and Policy, (fortcoming 2017)
‘Building Science Community by Attracting Global Talents: The Case of Singapore Biopolis’, Science Technology & Society November 2015, 20(3) 389-413 (with Sohan Prasad Sha)

‘Trends in Brain Drain, Gain and Circulation: Indian Experience of Knowledge Workers’
Science Technology & Society November 2015, 20 (3) 300-321(with Jaspertap Singh)

‘Globalization of R&D and open innovation: linkages of foreign R&D centers in India’, 1(1), Journal of Open Innovation, Technology and Markets, Springer, 15 Septemebr 2015 (with S.K.Patra)

‘National Green Tribunal and Environmental Justice in India’ Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, March 2015 (with S.K.Patra)

‘Changing Social Relations between Science and Society: Contemporary Challenges’
Science Technology & Society July 2014 19(2) 133-159,

‘Internationalisation of R&D and Global Nature of Innovation: Emerging Trends in India’, Science, Technology and Society, 17(2) 2012 (with Swapan Patra and Sujit Bhattacharya)

‘Universities in India’s National System of Innovation: An Overview’, Asian Journal of Innovation and Policy, 2012 (1)

‘Academia-industry links: modes of knowledge transfer at the Indian Institutes of Technology’, International Journal of Technology Transfer and Commercialisation, Vol. 9, Nos. 1/2, pp. 53-76, 2010 (UK) (with Nimesh Chandra)

‘State and the software: public policies in the shaping of the Indian software’, The Service Industries Journal, (UK) Vol. 30, No. 1, January 2010, pp.25–42, 2010 (with Mahesh Sarma)

‘India’s CSIR, the CNRS in France and the CSIRO’, Innovation: Management & Practice, (Australia) 9(2), pp.192-202, 2007

‘Government, University and Industry Relations: The Case of Biotechnology in the Delhi Region’, Science Technology & Society, 11(2), pp. 351-378,2006 (with Deepak Sardana)

“The Status of Science in Africa”, Science, Technology & Society, 2003, pp.145-152. (With R.Waast)

Science in Africa: From Institutionalisation to Scientfic Free Market- What Options for Development?, Science, Technology & Society, 2003, pp.153-182, (with R.Waast)

“Changing Policy Cultures, Phases and Trends in Science and Technology in India”, Science and Public Policy (UK), 28(3), 2001, pp.179-194.

“Reflections on the Changing Status of Academic Science in India”, International Social Science Journal, UNESCO No.168, 2001, (commissioned paper in special issue on Sciences and Cultures).

Introduction to Science and Technology for Development in South Asia and China” Science, Technology and Society, 6(1) 2001.

“Science Funding: Asia”, International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, UK: Pergamon and Elsevier Science Publications, 2000.(commissioned contribution to the encyclopedia)

“The Changing Structure of Science in Developing Countries”, Science, Technology and Society, 5 (2) 2000 (With Roland Waast and Jacques Gaillard).

“Globalisation and Scientific Communities in the Developing World”, World Science Report,1998 Paris: UNESCO, 1998 (With Roland Waast and Jacques Gaillard).

“Science, Technology and Counter Hegemony: Some Reflections on the Contemporary Science Movements in India”, in Terry Shinn, J. Spaapen and V.V.Krishna (eds) ) Science and Technology in a Developing World Sociology of the Sciences Year Book 1995, The Netherlands : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997.

“Introduction : Scientific Communities in the Developing World”, in Jacques Gaillard, V.V. Krishna and Roland Waast (ed) Scientific Communities in the Developing World, New Delhi : Sage Publications, 1997, pp. 11-52.

“Twists and Turns in the Formation of the Chinese Scientific Community” in Jacques Gaillard, V.V. Krishna and Roland Waast (ed) Scientific Communities in the Developing World, New Delhi : Sage Publications, 1997, pp. 207-35 (With Yang Anxian, Shen Aiqun and V.P. Kharbanda).

“A Portrait of the Scientific Community in India : Historical Growth and Contemporary Problems”, in Jacques Gaillard, V.V. Krishna and Roland Waast (eds) Scientific Communities in the Developing World, New Delhi: Sage Publications, 1997, pp.236-80.

“Phasing Scientific Migration in the Context of Brain Gain and Brain Drain in India”, Science, Technology & Society, 2(2), 1997 (with Binod Khadria).

“Organisation of Industrial Research: The Early History of CSIR, 1934-47”, in Roy MacLeod and Deepak Kumar (eds) Technology and the Raj, New Delhi: Sage Publications, 1995.

“Science Policies to Innovation Strategies: ‘Local’ Networking and Coping with Internationalisation in Developing Country Context”, Knowledge and Policy, USA, (3-4), 1993/1994, pp.134-57.

“Introduction: Shaping Scientific and Industrial Research – Biographical Reflections on S.S.Bhatnagar”, in V.V.Krishna, eds, S.S.Bhatnagar on Science, Technology and Development, 1938-54, New Delhi: Wiley Eastern Ltd, 1993, pp.1-28.

“The Colonial ‘Model’ and the Emergence of National Science in India, 1876-1920”, in P.Petitjean, C.Jami, and A.M.Moulin (eds), Sciences and Empires: Historical Studies, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992.
“The Emergence of Indian Scientific Community”, Sociological Bulletin (Journal of the Indian Sociological Society), 40(1&2) March – September, 1991, pp.89-107.

“Patterns of Urbanisation” in Society in India: Social Structure Rural and Urban, Sociology Course, ESO 02, New Delhi: Indira Gandhi National Open University, 1991.

“Urban Social Structure”, in Society in India: Social Structure Rural and Urban, Sociology Course, ESO 02, New Delhi: Indira Gandhi National Open University, 1991.

“Invitation to Sociology of Science: Agenda for Science Studies in India”, Sociological Bulleting (Journal of the Indian Sociological Society), 38(2), September, 1989 (with V.K.Jairath).

“The Changing Structure of Science in Developing Countries”, Science, Technology and Society, 5 (2) 2000 (With Roland Waast and Jacques Gaillard).

Reports Commissioned and Submitted to International Agencies

(i) Centres of Excellence as a tool for capacity building: Case Study- India, OECD, Paris 2012-2014
http://www.oecd.org/sti/Venni%20V.%20Krishna%20-%20Centre%20of%20excellence%20as%20a%20tool%20for%20capacity%20building%20-%20Case%20Study%20India.pdf
(ii) Science, Technology and Innovation Policy, 2013 (Report submitted to European Commission)
http://www.euindiacoop.org/el/science_technology_and_innovation_policy_2013.htm
(iii) 2010 Erawatch Country Reports 2010: India, Erawatch, European Commission
http://www.euindiacoop.org/el/file_0133.pdf
(iv) 2008-09 Country Report on Research Policies – India, (Prepared for the European Union, Network ERAWATCH)
http://cordis.europa.eu/erawatch/
(v) 2009 Country Report on Innovation Policies – India – Prepared for the European Union
http://www.proinnoeurope.eu/index.cfm?fuseaction=page
(vi) Science and Technology System of Sri Lanka (2006-07)
V.V.Krishna and Seetha Wickremasinghe
http://portal.unesco.org/education/en/files/55604/11999620575SRI_LANKA.pdf/SRI%2BLANKA.pdf
(vii) Science and Technology System of Nepal (2006-07)
V V krishna and Usha Krishna
http://portal.unesco.org/education/en/files/55598/11999611785NEPAL.pdf/NEPAL.pdf
(viii) Science and Technology System of Pakistan (2006-07)
V V krishna and S.T.K.Naim
http://portal.unesco.org/education/en/files/55600/11999616085Pakistan.pdf/Pakistan.pdf
(ix) Science and Technology System of Bangladesh (2006-07)
V V krishna
http://portal.unesco.org/education/en/files/55595/11999600665Bangladesh.pdf/Bangladesh.pdf
(x) The Science and Technology System of Malaysia (2006-07)
V V Krishna
http://portal.unesco.org/education/en/files/55597/11999609765MALAYSIA.pdf/MALAYSIA.pdf
(xi) Science and Technology System of Philippines (2007-07)
http://portal.unesco.org/education/en/files/55601/11999617285Philippines.pdf/Philippines.pdf
(xii) Science and Technology System of Singapore (2006-07)
V V Krishna and Usha Krishna
http://portal.unesco.org/education/en/files/55603/11999618795Singapore.pdf/Singapore.pdf
(xiii) The Republic of Indonesia (2006-07) Krishna http://portal.unesco.org/education/en/files/55596/11999604295Indonesia.pdf/Indonesia.pdf
  Charles et Monique Moraze Award, Fondation maison des sciences de l’homme, Paris, Award received as Editor-in-Chief, Science, Technology and Society (SAGE), April 2014
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