Sep 27 2021

UQIDAR students win India’s most prestigious fellowship

Joint-PhD scholars of The University of Queensland (UQ) and Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD) Academy of Research – UQIDAR – have received one of India’s most prestigious scholarships to become Prime Minister’s Research Fellows. The fellowship aims to improve the quality of research in higher educational institutions in India using the brightest new minds […]

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Sep 09 2021

UQIDAR hosts SPARC sponsored Workshop on Biotechnology & Bioinformatics

The UQIDAR Industry Connect Workshop on Biotechnology & Bioinformatics was held on 9th September 2021 at IIT Delhi (IITD). This was the fourth UQIDAR Industry Connect workshop, after successful workshops with Google and Microsoft Research and an Industry Connect workshop on Energy. The hybrid workshop was chaired by Professor Avril Robertson and Professor Mikael Boden […]

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Jun 11 2021

UQIDAR partners with ReNew Power

Joint University of Queensland and Indian Institute of Technology Delhi research institute, the UQ-IIT Delhi Academy of Research (UQIDAR), partners with ReNew Power to improve weather forecasting models for the renewable energy sector. UQIDAR has proudly partnered with ReNew Power as part of its industry partnership initiative. The program aims to connect PhD students with […]

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Apr 09 2021

UQIDAR hosts SPARC sponsored Energy Workshop

The first University of Queensland-IIT Delhi Academy of Research (UQIDAR) Industry Connect Workshop on Energy, sponsored by SPARC, was held on Thursday, 8 April 2021. Energy is a critical issue for the energy industry, researchers and academics. Increasing energy demand poses enormous challenges, which are compounded by climate change. Cutting edge developments in energy research, […]

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May 14 2020

UQIDAR scholar wins best paper for why men take more risks on the road

Clinical psychologist and PhD student, Indupriya Babu, has been recognised for her research into risk-taking, and why men are more likely to experience road traffic accidents. Based in Delhi, Ms Babu is part of The University of Queensland’s joint Academy of Research with the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD), known as UQIDAR.  Her paper, which […]

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Feb 03 2020

PhD program supports flood research across Australia and India

Indian PhD researcher Mr Sudeep Banad will spend 2020 at The University of Queensland (UQ) to analyse the changing flood patterns and their impact on river morphology and explore new ways to predict flood paths. The UQ and Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD) student will also work to assess the river patterns in India […]

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Sep 15 2018

IITD and University of Queensland sign flagship partnership to boost research impact

The Indian Institute of Technology Delhi(IITD) has partnered with a leading Australian institution The University of Queensland(UQ) to launch its first international joint PhD program. UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj and IITD Director Professor V Ramgopal Rao signed the historic agreement at IIT Delhi on September 22, formalising a mutual goal to build […]

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