THE UNIVERSITY OF JAFFNA, SRI LANKA ‘Higher Education and Research collaboration on Nanomaterials for Clean Energy Technologies (HRNCET)’ Project Postgraduate […]
University of Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL) and University of Jaffna (UoJ) jointly secured Norwegian Partnership Programme for Global Academic Cooperation (NORPART) Grant up to NOK 4.7 million (~ 85 million LKR) over the period of five years (2017 – 2021) under the theme of ‘Higher Education and Research collaboration on Nanomaterials for Clean Energy Technologies (HRNCET)’. Only 21 out of 114 eligible project applications have been selected for funding by Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU).
The main objective of the project is to strengthen the collaboration between the partner institutions (Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Universities of Adger and Bergen, Norway, Coimbatore Institute of Technology (CIT), India and University of Peradeniya) in educational and research activities, and implement student and staff mobility within the field of clean energy technologies.
In March 2017, a high level delegation from the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL), including the Vice Chancellor of HVL visited and signed a MOU and Collaborative agreement with the University of Jaffna. Prof. Kumaravadivel represented the University Grant Commission and the Deputy Ambassador Knut Nyflot represented the Royal Norwegian Embassy at the inaugural function along with academics, students and well-wishers.
Project News & Events
On 29.06.2017, a discussion on possible collaboration with Jaffna Science Association (JSA) for conducting outreach activities on a theme ‘Nanomaterials […]