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A Partnership Between Brawijaya University-Birmingham City University and University of Warwick

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Submit by vicky.nurw on July 13, 2017 | Comment(s) : 0 | View : 1476

MoU signing between Brawijaya University and Birmingham City University
MoU signing between Brawijaya University and Birmingham City University
Brawijaya University returned to strengthen its partnership network with colleges abroad. Recently, Brawijaya University initiated a partnership with Birmingham City University (BCU) and University of Warwick (UWA), United Kingdom. The MoU signing conducted on Wednesday (12/Jul/2017) at Banquet room, Brawijaya University.

The international partnership initiated by Sri Suhartini, PhD and Irnia Nurika, PhD from Agro-Industrial Technology. The event has important roles in improving academic environment at Brawijaya University, particularly science development in Bio-energy area. Meanwhile Dr. Lynsey Melville from BCU and Dr. Guy Barker from UWA emphasized that their visit to Brawijaya University Indonesia aimed to see empirically its education environment also efforts to develop international partnership network with Asian countries.

In his remarks, Brawijaya University Rector Prof. Dr. Ir. M. Bisri, MS expected there will be a partnership strengthening in many forms. "UB highly supports various partnership activities in related with academic. "Not just stop at MoU, but also for immediate follow up, such as research, joint degree, etc," he said.

In current visit, many scientific activities and strategic plan on academic collaboration will conducted in the future, including laboratory visit, scientific seminar, and working group discussion. Dr. Lynsey Melville will act as a guest lecture to Brawijaya Univeristy academic communities by presenting a paper titled "Bioenergy and biobased economy in UK", while Dr. Guy Barker will present paper themed "Plant Secondary metabolites and their role in nutrition and health". The international partnership also scheduled research collaboration between Brawijaya University, BCU and UWA for a program so-called Global Challenges Research Fund from UB Research Councils. [Vicky/Humas UB/trans. Denok]



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