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22/04/2012

Call for Indian-Norwegian collaborative research projects in the field of environment

 The Indian Department of Science and Technology (DST ) and the Research Council Norway (RCN) invite Indian and Norwegian scientists / researchers to submit proposals for cooperative research projects in the research fields indicated below. The proposed collaboration should strengthen already on-going research activities in each research group and contribute significant added value to these on-going activities. The selection of the projects shall be based on scientific merit/quality of the proposal; complementarity of the collaborating partners; justification/rational for International collaboration; added value to the national on-going activities, applicability/usefulness of the result outcome. Effective dissemination of results to users is required.

 

RESEARCH AREAS COVERED
The following broad areas are covered in the programme:
Environment
  • Water Resource Management
  • Water related effects of changes in mass balance of glaciers/ rivers
  • Studies of Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecosystems
  • Freshwater Biodiversity
 
 
Proposals are to be submitted until 30.5.2012!
 
Research projects should be planned for a three year period max. Requested project budget shall be between 0.5 and 1.3 mill USD on the Norwegian side and comparable amount from the Indian side. 
 
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