JINR and Botswana International University of Science and Technology continue cooperation development
News, 21 January 2021
On 19 January, a bilateral meeting took place in the video conference format participants of which discussed the results of joint work done in the framework of the memorandum of understanding signed a year ago by JINR and the Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST). JINR Vice-Director Boris Sharkov headed the JINR party. The BIUST party was headed by Vice Chancellor of the University Otlogetswe Totolo.
The parties highly evaluated the development of contacts that began in 2015 and the successful work of young BIUST specialists at JINR laboratories. Greg Hillhouse, Head of BIUST Department of Physics and Astronomy, presented the prospects for the development of the scientific infrastructure and research of the University and plans for further strengthening of cooperation with JINR.
At the end of the meeting, the parties agreed on the participation of students of the Botswana International University of Science and Technology in the online project of the JINR University Centre INTEREST, as well as on the extension of thematic fields for selection of young Botswana students for participation in scientific work of research groups of the JINR Laboratories as soon as it becomes possible in terms of the epidemiological situation. The parties recognized the meeting as mutually useful and agreed on further cooperation enhancement.