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Congratulations 2023 AIRS Fellows!

The Australia India Research Students Fellowship (AIRS Fellowship) program supports emerging researchers from India and Australia to undertake short-term research exchanges.

Fellowships of up to AUD $10,000 have been awarded to 63 research students and post-doctoral scholars (early-career researchers): 35 Indians and 28 Australians.

The 2023 Fellows will undertake a research project during an exchange of 4 to 8 weeks, to be completed by mid-October 2023.

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2023 AIRS Fellows

Indian Fellows

Indian Fellows

Australian Fellows

2023 Australian Fellows

Background

The AIRS Fellowship program was jointly proposed at the fifth Australia India Education Council in Delhi in November 2019. It was launched in August 2022 at the sixth Australia India Education Council meeting, co-chaired by Australian Education Minister The Hon Jason Clare and Indian Minister of Education and Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship The Hon Dharmendra Pradhan.

The program is run by the Australia India Institute and funded by the Australian Government Department of Education.

Banner image: Indian and Australian 2023 AIRS Fellows meet with Australian Education Minister The Hon Jason Clare and Australia India Institute CEO The Hon Lisa Singh. (Left to right): Ms Leigh Fisher, Ms Jyoti Arora, Miss Neha Wadhwa, Australian Education Minister The Hon Jason Clare, Ms Rahee S.G., Ms Bushra Ansari, Australia India Institute CEO The Hon Lisa Singh, Mr Nitish Kumar, Mr Krishan Takhar