Chennai: The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Ind≠ian Institute of Tech≠nology, Kanpur, Indian Institute of Science, Ben≠g≠aluru, and Univer≠sity of Melbourne are joining hands for a multimillion-dollar scholarship.¬†
As part of this progr≠amme, the Australian go≠ve≠rnment will provide three million Australian dollars to 16 research sc≠h≠olars from these institutes for research for the next three years.
Dean of international and alumni relations at IIT-Madras Professor R. Nagarajan said that the institute had embarked on a systematic progra≠mme of research collaboration with leading universities across the world.¬†
‚ÄúWe envision a four-stage process, starting with faculty interaction, leading to research sch≠olar exchanges and joint supervision of PhDs, cu≠l≠m≠inating over time in joint doctorate program≠mes.‚ÄĚ
Speaking ahead of the launch, vice-chancellor of the University of Mel≠b≠ourne Professor Clyn Davis said by enabling the stude≠nts from India and Aus≠tralia to undertake joint research, several global challen≠ges and technological needs could be addr≠essed.
Location: Tamil Nadu