University of Sydney Webinar – Research collaboration opportunities with France through the CNRS

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University of Sydney Webinar – Research collaboration opportunities with France through the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)
Date And Time

Wed, 16 September 2020
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM +08

About this Event

Interested in research collaboration opportunities with France?

Please join us for an information session on collaboration opportunities with the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS).

This session will be an opportunity to find out more about the different CNRS international partnering tools aimed at creating, stimulating and strengthening scientific cooperation with Australia – more specifically the International Research Projects (IRP) already in place and International Research Laboratories (IRL) to be launched shortly.

Please see below the program and speakers:

1) General presentation of the CNRS and its international cooperation network & tools by Jean-Paul Toutain, Research Director at the CNRS Representative Office in ASEAN & Oceania

2) Presentation of the International Research Projects(IRP) ‘ALPhA’ by Christian Grillet, ALPhFA Coordinator at the Ecole Centrale de Lyon (France) and Dist. Prof. Arnan Mitchell, Distinguished Professor, School of Engineering at RMIT University

3) Presentation of the International Research Laboratory (IRL) ‘CINTRA’ by Philippe Coquet, CINTRA Director at the Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)

What is the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)?

The French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) is an interdisciplinary public research organisation under the administrative supervision of the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research. It is among the world’s leading research institutions. Its scientists explore the living world, matter, the Universe, and the functioning of human societies in order to meet the major challenges of today and tomorrow. Internationally recognised for the excellence of its scientific research, the CNRS is a reference in the world of research and development, as well as for the general public.

You can find more information on the CNRS international cooperation tools here.

The ten CNRS Institutes cover more or less extensive scientific fields: biological sciences; chemistry; ecology and the environment; humanities and social sciences; engineering and systems sciences; mathematical sciences and their interactions; physics; information sciences and technologies; nuclear and particle physics and earth sciences and astronomy.

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For any questions regarding the webinar, please contact kathleen.berezay@sydney.edu.au.

Registration closes on 15 September 2020. After registration, a calendar invitation with the zoom link will follow shortly.