Monday, 26 March 2012

Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) by Christ University and National Institute of Advanced Studies


Interactive Discussion Session on Transitions in Higher Education signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) by Christ University and National Institute of Advanced Studies

Christ University, Bangalore, in a move initiated by the Department of Sociology, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bangalore on March 21, 2012. Dr. Fr. Thomas C. Mathew, Vice Chancellor, Christ University and Dr. V.S. Ramamurthy were the signatory authorities who entered into the agreement on behalf of their respective institutions.

The key areas covered by this agreement are facilitating collaborative research, post graduate and doctoral studies and training and extension activities related to the Social Sciences. This far reaching agreement will enable joint Conferences, faculty exchange and consultancies.

To mark the eventful day, the Department of Sociology in collaboration with NIAS, organized an Interactive Discussion Session on Transitions in Higher Education. This Session had academics from across the city discuss and explore diverse areas such as Education policies and reforms, transitions in teaching and issues relating to questions of diversity and inclusion in higher education.

This initiative by the Department of Sociology is sure to be of tremendous significance to the academic enhancement of both the institutions as demonstrated by this first collaborative discussion session.







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