MoU signed with University of Huddersfield to extend research cooperation

Published On: 28 Nov 2019
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Sargodha University and the University of Huddersfield, UK have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore, purify and characterize new sources of sustainable nano-materials for various industrial applications.

The MoU signing ceremony held in the Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) Sargodha University on November 28, 2019.

The agreement aimed at establishing research links between the institutions for mutual benefit and in a spirit of friendship and co-operation.

Dr Muhammad Farooq Anwar, Director ORIC, Sargodha University on behalf of the Vice Chancellor Dr Ishtiaq Ahmad and Dr Muhammad Usman Ghori, Senior Research Fellow and Admission Tutor at the School of Applied Sciences, University of Huddersfield inked the agreement. Dr Sajid Bashir Dean Faculty of Pharmacy, Dr Saira Azhar Principal College of Pharmacy and other officials were also in attendance.

According to the MoU, both institutions will collaborate with each other on training, research work, joint seminars and workshops. Senior staff from the institutions will communicate and meet regularly to promote this collaboration in various areas of mutual interest.

The signing ceremony for collaboration has come to a fruitful end with a strong sense of trust and consensus established between the two institutions, which is an important milestone for further collaboration and development in future, said by Dr Farooq Anwar.

The agreement will open pathways for further research collaboration and on-ground impact in Pakistan, he added.

It is to be mentioned that University of Huddersfield, located in the heart of Huddersfield, UK, was established in 1825. It has already been awarded the title ‘The State-of-the-art University with High Quality Training’ by the Times Higher Education Supplement.