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Pradeep Nair

Central University of Himachal Pradesh, India

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Prof. Nair received his PhD from University of Lucknow, India in 2003 and is working as a Professor in New Media Studies and Director Research at Central University of Himachal Pradesh, India. He is presently a Future Earth Coasts Fellow (FEC). He is on the Roster of Expert of UNFCCC. His study focuses on Climate and Health Nexus, Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation, Resilience, Governance and Policy. With a background in health communication, governance and policy studies, his research focus is on policy dynamics of cross-cutting societal issues, particularly how governments across the world address climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation.

His expertise in this area stems from his ability to work on the ground in meaningful ways with partners in government, industry, local communities and NGOs, and to connect that work to influence global policy, market and finance to advance work at scale.

Country(ies) of Specialty


Focus areas of expertise

Climate policy and politics Communications research Climate Justice Scientific assessments

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Nair, P. (2023). Healthcare Systems Moving Toward Data Governance-Centered Model: India’s G20 Presidency in the Wake of COVID. Qeios. doi:10.32388/5DUZSE.

Nair, P., Vaishnav, D., & Tandon, A. (2022). The Paradoxes of Climate Change Reporting: A study of landslide news stories published in Hindi language newspapers of Himachal Pradesh, India. The Journal of Development Communication, 33(2), 30-43. https://jdc.journals.unisel.edu.my/ojs/index.php/jdc/article/view/231

Nair P, Antoniou PE, Pino EJ and Fico G (2022) Editorial: Highlights in connected health 2021/22. Front. Digit. Health 4:1066860. doi: 10.3389/fdgth.2022.1066860

Schuller, B.W., Pham, P.N., Do, S. Pattichis, C.S. & Nair, P. Eds. (2022). Health Technologies and Innovations to Effectively Respond to the Covid-19 Pandemic. Lausanne: Frontiers Media SA. doi:10.3389/978-2-88974-639-2

Nair, P. (2022). Editorial: Health Technologies and Innovations to effectively respond to the Covid-19 Pandemic. Frontiers in Digital Health 4: 849652 doi: 10.3389/fdgth.2022.849652

Nair, P., & Vaishnav, D. K. (2021). Media Use and Well-being: Understanding the Interplay in the Context of Tibetan Youth in India Amid COVID-19 Crisis. Asia Pacific Media Educator. https://doi.org/10.1177/1326365X211002365