Ploughing new ground
Aberystwyth University in Wales is focusing on developing close ties with agricultural institutes in India A WORD OF ADVICE
With a stunning campus overlooking the Cardigan Bay on the West coast of Wales, UK, Aberystwyth University has a world class Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS). Famous for its research on issues such as sustainable land use, climate change and the security of food and water supplies, it is focusing on developing close links with agricultural and environmental institutes in India and collaborating on research in these areas.
According to professor John Grattan, pro vicechancellor, student experience and international, Aberystwyth University, the institute has agreements with many institutions all over the world. “In line with our international strategy, we are currently focusing on developing close links with agricultural and environmental institutes in India to share our expertise and collaborate on research in Do your research. Check which courses are available and find out if they meet your needs (ie would it help you secure a better job, would it enable you to become a researcher, a lecturer, a teacher etc?) University websites are the quickest option here. If you are applying for a PhD or an MPhil research programme, then contact the department before constructing your research proposal Check if funding is available these areas.”
IBERS currently has a memorandum of understanding with the International Crop Research Institute for Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), National Agricultural Reseach System (NARS), India.
A research project being carried out at the department currently looks at