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Institut Biosains UB Pass the Selection on WCP Program by Ministry of Research Technology and Higher Education

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The visit of Prof. James (second from right) Institute of Science, Surinaree University of Technology delegates at Institute Biosains UB in March
The visit of Prof. James (second from right) Institute of Science, Surinaree University of Technology delegates at Institute Biosains UB in March
Institut Biosains Universitas Brawijaya passed the selection on 2017 World Class Professor (WCP) Program held by Ministry of Research Technology and Higher Education. The institute has passed through desk evaluation, interview selection and passed the series of WCP 2017 on B scheme. Institut Biosains was included in 19 out of 60 proposals qualified for B scheme.

In WCP, the invited professors by Institut Biosains UB was Prof. James Robert Ketudat Cairns, PhD, an expert on Proteomic from Chicago USA and has 18 Scopus indexes in thousands of citations for his publications numbered almost a thousand articles. Recently he works for Institute of Science, Surinaree University of Technology, Thailand.

As for the theme of WCP program at Institut Biosains UB is "Indonesia-Thailand Networking for Teaching-Training and Research Collaboration on Protein and Molecular Biology" which will be organized for three months starts on September until November 2017.

The program destinations are not merely Institut Biosains, but also for college programs to offer to several postgraduate programs in faculties at Brawijaya Universities and so there is the latest science and technology transfer process to postgraduate program students and lecturers/young researchers.

In addition, will be held several workshops and trainings on proteomic to support policy of Brawijaya University's strategic planning on research and improvement of scientific publication in reputable international journals as well as Scopus indexes improvement.

Besides WCP at Institut Biosains UB, Faculty of Medicine of Brawijaya University also succeeded to qualify for two WCP programs with universities in The Netherlands.

World Class Professor (WCP) is a program to invite World Class professors from various well-known domestic or overseas universities as visiting professors to be placed in various Indonesian colleges for a maximum period of six months.  

The program that initiated in 2017 intended for lecturers and researchers to be able interact with well-known and excellent professors. By the efforts, it is expected they can improve their academic, competence, quality and contribution environment for science and technology development and strengthening national innovation system in the utmost utilization efforts of diversity and wealth of Indonesian natural resources for prosperity of the people of Indonesia as great as possible as parsed by State Constitution of Republic of Indonesia.

The 2017 WCP program was divided into two, including A and B scheme, which released on 14th March 2017 by Ministry of Research Technology and Higher Education. [Prof. Fatchiyah/Humas UB/trans. Denok]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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