The University of Sydney, Australia has partnered with the University of Glasgow, Scotland and the University of California, San Diego, US. The joint PhD programme between the University of Sydney and the University of Glasgow. Additionally, this will provide endless opportunities to PhD candidates across both institutions. The candidates are being supervised by leading researchers from both Universities. Candidates from multiple disciplines will have access to a wider range of resources and expertise. Also, this will allow them to develop a more comprehensive understanding of their area of research.
The University of Sydney’s Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Mark Scott AO signed the joint PhD agreement with the University of Glasgow’s Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli on 21 March 2023. During a visit to Glasgow by a delegation from the University of Sydney. Professor Mark Scott said, “At the University of Sydney we are committed to building strong international partnerships. Both now and into the future. Our connections with Glasgow on research and student mobility are long established.”
Benefits of this Partnership
The University of Sydney will support the candidates participating in the PhD program. The outbound students are given a one-off scholarship of $ 5000 (INR 4,10,612.50). Hence, this amount will support students’ travel and accommodation at Glasgow University. The PhD programme is being built on existing partnerships between the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre and Glasgow’s College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences. Also, between the University of Glasgow’s Adam Smith Business School and the University of Sydney Business School.
The collaboration has spanned research into biomedical engineering, economic democracy, sustainable development, heart health, energy justice and smart cities. Also included workshops and seminars in health, engineering, and the humanities. The Sydney and San Diego researchers have produced more than 300 joint publications, since the beginning of this partnership.
The Partnerships agreement is signed to boost innovation, attract investment, and strengthen collaboration across the university sector and state.
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