Monday, 10 August 2020


Australia strengthens scientific collaboration with Indonesia

24 April 2014 | Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau

Singapore: Australian Academy of Science and the Indonesian Academy of Sciences have signed a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Scientific Cooperation. President of Australian Academy of Science, Professor Suzanne Cory, is currently visiting Indonesia by invitation of the Australian Embassy in Jakarta and the President of Indonesian Academy of Sciences, Professor Sangkot Marzuki.

Professor Cory said she hopes the MOU will strengthen Australia's scientific ties with one of its closest neighbours.

"Australia needs to increase its level of global engagement in science and technology in the national interest," Professor Cory said. "One way to do this is through regional collaboration. I hope to facilitate the ongoing cooperation between Australia and Indonesia in research and science education."

In addition, the Academy's Science by Doing team is assisting Indonesia to develop a pilot science curriculum unit for Indonesian secondary school students written in Bahasa Indonesia. If the pilot is successful, this will be used as model for a full suite of units for Indonesia. The program is funded by the Australian government through AusAID and DIICCSRTE.

Professor Cory is visiting Indonesia until 19 June 2013.


Sign up for the editor pick and get articles like this delivered right to your inbox.

Editors Pick
+Country Code-Phone Number(xxx-xxxxxxx)


Comments

× Your session has been expired. Please click here to Sign-in or Sign-up
   New User? Create Account




Podcast

 

Survey Box

Should we be cautious of viewing COVID-19 vaccine as silver bullet?

× Please select an option to participate in the poll.
Processing...   View poll results   More polls

× You have successfully cast your vote.
{{ optionDetail.option }}{{ optionDetail.percentage }}%
{{ optionDetail.percentage }}% Complete
More polls