Dr Shaleen SinghalDean (Research and Relationships) As a Dean (Research and Relationships) of the TERI School of Advanced Studies, I’m extremely proud of the research leadership of examining complex dimensions of sustainable development that the School has upheld since its founding. The School strives to accelerate the transition towards a more sustainable world by creation of knowledge and human capacity through research and engagement with the discourse on sustainability challenges and solutions. An interdisciplinary approach to undertake and promote advance research defines the intellectual atmosphere of TERI School. The School draws strength from the ethos and cultural traditions of India and reaches out in sourcing knowledge from across the globe to meet expectations of a transforming research and academic landscape. School’s research excellence is demonstrated through an extensive and excellent record of high-impact, multidisciplinary research in overarching domains such as natural resources, energy and environment, biotechnology, water studies, policy studies, business and sustainability and legal studies. We take pride in the research profile of our faculty members and departments who employ research informed pedagogy for student centered teaching and learning that prepares our graduands to become leaders with values and intellectual rigour. In pursuit of advancing frontiers of research and higher education, the School has always been on competitive advantage through meaningful partnerships with industry, policy and decision makers, funding organisations, community and leading research and higher education institutions globally. We immensely value such partnerships and intend to strengthen them on a continual basis.