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News 21 May 24

Maitri Scholars and Fellows announced

Recipients of the Centre for Australia-India Relations' inaugural Maitri Scholars and Fellowships programs have been announced.
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News 03 May 24

Australia-India $18M Space Collaboration

Funding for three collaborative initiatives aimed at bolstering the space economy and enhancing commercial space partnerships between Australia and India has been announced.
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News 24 Apr 24

ARCH-India News

The April 2024 edition of ARCH-India's monthly newsletter is now available.
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News 24 Apr 24

Researcher Spotlight: Ujjwal Krishna

This month, we meet Ujjwal Krishna, an Education Researcher at the Australia India Institute, whose work focuses on transnational models of vocational education training.
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News 23 Apr 24

First cohort of India Australia RISE Accelerator

The inaugural cohort of the India Australia Rapid Innovation and Startup Expansion (RISE) Accelerator has been announced, with 15 Australian and Indian startups and small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) selected to participate in Round 1 of the Program.
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News 25 Mar 24

New Delhi student awarded PhD scholarship for diabetes research

Sumaira Khan, a student from New Delhi passionate about improving health outcomes for vulnerable communities, has been awarded the second Shah Rukh Khan La Trobe University PhD Scholarship.
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News 08 Mar 24

Researcher Spotlight: Nisha Rakhesh

This month, we meet Western Sydney University's Dr Nisha Rakhesh, whose work is focussed around sustainable food systems.
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News 21 Feb 24

New collaboration powers sustainable futures

The University of Adelaide and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore join forces to exchange expertise in sustainability and energy.
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News 08 Feb 24

Researcher Spotlight: Kamal Dua

This month, we meet Kamal Dua, an award-winning pharmaceutics and drug delivery researcher who has deep roots in teaching, research and industry in both Australia and India.
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News 02 Feb 24

Funding opportunity: SPARC Phase III

Deadline extended: Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC) Phase III.
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News 24 Jan 24

Circular economy roadmap for reducing plastic waste in India

An international team of Australian and Indian research institutes have produced a roadmap to significantly reduce plastic waste in India.
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News 23 Jan 24

Deakin University inaugurates India campus

Deakin University has officially unveiled its India campus, becoming the first university in the world to open an international branch campus in India's Gujarat International Finance Tec-city (GIFT City).
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News 19 Jan 24

Researcher Spotlight: Mohan Yellishetty

This month, we meet Mohan Yellishetty, an Associate Professor at Monash University’s Department of Civil Engineering.
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News 10 Jan 24

IIT Madras & Deakin University launch Research Academy

Indian Institute of Technology Madras and Deakin University have jointly unveiled the 'IIT Madras Deakin University Research Academy'.
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News 01 Dec 23

Researcher Spotlight: Laura McLean

This month, we meet Laura McLean, a curator and researcher based in Melbourne.
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News 27 Nov 23

Rise Accelerator for Indian and Australian climate tech startups opens for application 

The India Australia Rapid Innovation and Startup Expansion (RISE) Accelerator provides support to startups working on innovative technology looking to expand between India and Australia.
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News 21 Nov 23

Watch: Australia-India Research Collaboration (STEM/HASS)

This hybrid event brought together experts to discuss current trends in bilateral research, interdisciplinary opportunities at the intersection of STEM and HASS, and pinpoint future areas for research collaboration investment.
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News 09 Nov 23

Australia's Education Strategy for India

The Australian Government has released its Education Strategy for India to guide and strengthen the bilateral education partnership.
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News 06 Nov 23

Mapping higher education engagement between Australia and India: A compendium

The Australia India Institute has launched its Mapping Higher Education Engagement Between Australia and India: A Compendium report.
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News 02 Nov 23

Australia-India Education Researcher Forums

A series of webinars designed to showcase education research from Australia and India and build future collaborations.
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News 28 Oct 23

Tuning into Melbourne’s Indian community: Wilma Serrao’s AIRS Fellowship journey

Wilma Serrao sheds light on the role of Indian radio in fostering a sense of community as part of her AIRS Fellowship.
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News 12 Oct 23

Strengthening collaborative health initiatives 

The University of Melbourne and the Public Health Foundation of India have signed new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), solidifying their ongoing collaboration.
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News 26 Sep 23

Researcher Spotlight: Mousumi Mukherjee

This month, we meet Dr. Mousumi Mukherjee, Deputy Director of the International Institute for Higher Education Research and Capacity Building at O.P. Jindal Global University.
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News 25 Sep 23

Breaking boundaries: Jyoti Arora on her AIRS Fellowship experience

Jyoti Arora reflects on her AIRS Fellowship exchange in Australia, sharing how she defied tradition to follow her passion for education
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News 04 Sep 23

Australia-India Cyber and Critical Technology Partnership grants announced

Recipients of the third round of the Australia-India Cyber and Critical Technology Partnership (AICCTP) have been announced.
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News 29 Aug 23

Exploring the crossroads of healthcare and AI: Ishan Phansalkar on his AIRS Fellowship experience

Ishan Phansalkar reflects on his AIRS Fellowship exchange in India, delving into thethe potential of artificial intelligence to advance healthcare
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News 28 Aug 23

Researcher Spotlight: Karunakar A Kotegar

This month, we meet Dr. Karunakar A Kotegar, Director of International Collaborations and a Professor in the Department of Data Science and Computer Applications at Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) Manipal
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News 07 Aug 23

Animals' impact on South Asian borderland politics

Deakin University's A/Prof Yamini Narayanan has secured nearly $1 million in funding under the 2023 Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowships scheme.
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News 25 Jul 23

India Australia RISE Accelerator

CSIRO has announced the launch of the India Australia Rapid Innovation and Startup Exchange (RISE) Accelerator program.
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News 11 Jul 23

Bridging boundaries and empowering caregivers: The fellowship journey of two emerging researchers

Emerging researchers Lorane Scaria and Rachel Blance-Palmer reflect on their shared AIRS Fellowship experiences to improve the lives of people with disabilities and their caregivers.
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News 10 Jul 23

National Research Foundation to transform India's research landscape

India's Union Cabinet has approved a draft bill to establish the National Research Foundation (NRF) to foster research and innovation across the nation's universities, colleges, institutions and laboratories. 
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News 07 Jul 23

Researcher Spotlight: Sayantan Khanra

This month, we meet Dr. Sayantan Khanra, an Assistant Professor in the Business Environment & Strategy area at the School of Business Management, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) in Mumbai, India
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News 29 Jun 23

Cyber Bootcamp Program 2023 at The Australian National University

Under the Australia-India Cyber and Critical Technology Partnership (AICCTP), The Australian National University’s (ANU) National Security College delivered a Cyber Bootcamp Program in June, on behalf of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).
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News 28 Jun 23

Bilateral collaboration to address climate change

A team of Australian and Indian scientists and industry partners recently met in rural India as part of a collaborative project to help local farmers adapt to climate change.
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News 27 Jun 23

Sustainable water futures: Dr Susan Germein reflects on her AIRS Fellowship

Dr Susan Germein reflects on her AIRS Fellowship exchange in India, delving into the importance of conducting ethical and respectful research in another country.
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News 26 Jun 23

Australia India ‘Unnati’ Research Collaboration Grants recipients announced

The prestigious Australia India ‘Unnati’ Research Collaboration Grants have been awarded to 12 Australian researchers.
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News 23 Jun 23

Researcher Spotlight: Vineeta Sirohi

This month, we meet Professor Vineeta Sirohi, a Professor in the Department of Educational Administration at the National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration.
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News 01 Jun 23

New migration deal to boost mobility of researchers and students

Australia and India have signed a migration and mobility deal set to open opportunities for students, researchers and other professionals. 
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News 26 May 23

Two Indian-origin professors named Fellows by Australian Academy of Science

Indian-Australian academics Professor Brajesh Singh and Professor Pankaj Sah are among 20 researchers recognised for their outstanding contributions to science by being elected Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science.
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News 22 May 23

Research and family ties: Josh McDonald on his AIRS Fellowship experience

Josh McDonald shares how his 2023 AIRS Fellowship was an opportunity for both academic and personal growth.
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News 20 May 23

Green light for University of Wollongong Indian teaching base

The University of Wollongong has received official approval to establish a teaching location in India's Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City).
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News 18 May 23

Researcher Spotlight: Prashant Ghediya

This month, we meet Dr Prashant Ghediya, who shares his experience with the Chennupati and Vidya Jagadish Visiting Scholarship and Fellowship Awards.
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News 01 May 23

ANU researchers unearth promising "weapon" against flesh-eating bacteria

The Australian National University scientists, including Indian-origin researcher Dr Anukriti Mathur, have found a clever protein that could be used to fight against a potentially lethal bacteria.
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News 21 Apr 23

Researcher Spotlight: Kathryn Backholer

This month, we meet Professor Kathryn Backholer, Co-Director of the Global Centre for Preventive Health and Nutrition at Deakin University.
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News 21 Apr 23

New consortium to strengthen India’s agriculture sector

The University of Adelaide will lead a consortium of experience partners to help build the capacity of India’s agriculture workforce through a new project.
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News 21 Apr 23

MOU builds start-up bridge from India to WA

A new agreement will lay the foundations for a start-up and innovation bridge between Tamil Nadu and Western Australia.
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News 21 Apr 23

Bilateral research boosts renewable energy technologies

The University of Sydney and Indian Institute of Technology Madras have commenced four new joint projects to address international energy challenges.
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News 17 Apr 23

Australia India Research Collaboration Grants set to advance bilateral research collaboration

Applications for the Australia India ‘Unnati’ Research Collaboration Grants open today, deepening and expanding research collaboration between Australia and India.
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News 22 Mar 23

Researcher Spotlight: Bill Pritchard

This month, we meet Bill Pritchard, a Professor of Geography at the University of Sydney. He has been working with colleagues in India for almost two decades on projects connected to rural development, food security and climate change.
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News 20 Mar 23

International Space Investment India Projects

Applications are now open for the International Space Investment India Projects grants.
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News 17 Mar 23

Melbourne Professor recognised for plant physiology research

University of Melbourne Professor Prem Bhalla has been recognised as an international Fellow by the Indian Society for Plant Physiology (ISPP).
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News 15 Mar 23

BITS-RMIT Higher Education Academy

The Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (BITS) and RMIT have partnered to deliver a dual degree program. 
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News 15 Mar 23

University of Melbourne dual degree partnerships

The University of Melbourne and RMIT are offering new dual degree study options for Indian students.
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News 15 Mar 23

Charles Darwin University opens India office

Charles Darwin University has established an Indian presence, setting up an office in Guragon.
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News 14 Mar 23

La Trobe partners with India's largest biotech start-up hub

La Trobe University has signed a memorandum of understanding with Bangalore Bioinnovation Centre (BBC) – India's largest biotech start-up hub.
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News 14 Mar 23

Top law schools partner

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) and the University of Sydney Law School have signed a memorandum of understanding to further collaboration.
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News 14 Mar 23

Australian and Indian universities renew partnership

Universities Australia and the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) have renewed their formal partnership.
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News 13 Mar 23

Deakin to open Indian campus

Australia's Deakin University will become the first foreign university to open an international teaching campus in India.
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News 13 Mar 23

Mechanism for the Mutual Recognition of Qualifications

Australia and India have signed the first ever Mechanism for the Mutual Recognition of Qualifications between the two countries.
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News 10 Mar 23

Cultural Partnerships Grant Opportunity

Applications are now open for the Maitri Cultural Partnership grants.
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News 03 Mar 23

Emerging Indian and Australian researchers awarded prestigious AIRS Fellowships

More than 60 Australian and Indian emerging researchers have been awarded an Australia India Research Students Fellowship for 2023.
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News 21 Feb 23

India Australia Business and Community Alliance winner

Global health leader Dr Sonu Bhaskar has received the IABCA award for Science, Research and Development. 
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News 13 Feb 23

Union Budget 2023: Boost for India's higher education

India's Education Ministry has received its highest-ever allocation in the latest Union Budget.
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News 10 Feb 23

Centre for Australia-India Relations Chair

Ms Swati Dave has been named as the inaugural Chair of the Advisory Board to the Centre for Australia-India Relations.
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News 09 Feb 23

Global recognition for students with Australian degrees

Australia has ratified the UNESCO Global Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications concerning Higher Education.
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News 09 Feb 23

Indian student trends in Australia

Indian students are returning to Australia at a faster rate than many other countries.
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News 01 Feb 23

Researcher Spotlight: Radhika Gorur

Our first Researcher Spotlight profile for the year is with Dr. Radhika Gorur, Associate Professor in the School of Education at Deakin University, Australia.
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News 01 Feb 23

Prominent Indian-Australian scientist receives Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award

Prominent Indian-Australian scientist Professor Chennupati Jagadish AC PresAA FREng FTSE has been recognised for his exceptional contributions to science, technology and education.
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News 27 Jan 23

Jal Shakti Minister of Uttar Pradesh visits Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University (WSU) and Shri Swatantra Dev Singh, Jal Shakti Minister of Uttar Pradesh have partnered to deepen water research collaboration. 
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News 27 Jan 23

Round 15: Australia-India Strategic Research Fund

Applications for Round 15 of the Australia-India Strategic Research Fund are now open. 
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News 27 Jan 23

Indian-Australian biotechnologist appointed to prestigious STEM expert panel

Indian-Australian biotechnologist Associate Professor Parwinder Kaur has been appointed to the Australian Government's independent panel to improve diversity in STEM sectors.


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News 27 Jan 23

Water Matters for India: A transdisciplinary training program for Young Water Professionals

The first cohort of India's "future water leaders" have graduated from the Young Water Professionals (YWP) training program.
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News 22 Dec 22

Researcher Spotlight: Lalit Yadav

This month, we meet Dr Lalit Yadav, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow supporting the Caring Futures Institute, Flinders University and the NHMRC Centre for Transdisciplinary Excellence in Frailty and Healthy Ageing, University of Adelaide
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News 12 Dec 22

Australia-India Centre for Energy launched

Building access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy – the new Australia-India Centre for Energy.
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News 09 Dec 22

Australia-India Strategic Research Fund celebrates 15 years

The Australia-India Strategic Research Fund marks its 15th year of funding.
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News 30 Nov 22

Historic trade deal two steps closer

The Australian Parliament has passed the free trade agreement between Australia and India.
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News 25 Nov 22

Climate smart agriculture partnerships

Western Sydney University signs new agreements with Indian agriculture universities.
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News 24 Nov 22

Researcher Spotlight: Anu Rammohan

This month, we meet Anu Rammohan, Professor of Economics and Director of International Relations at the University of Western Australia's Business School.
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News 04 Nov 22

Online portal promotes Australia-India internships

A new online portal will facilitate student internships in Australia and India to increase ties in education and research.
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News 20 Oct 22

Researcher Spotlight: Aaron Schultz

This month, we meet Dr Aaron Schultz, Lecturer in Animal Biology at Deakin University, Victoria, Australia.
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News 18 Oct 22

India-Australia Cleantech Exchange

The India Australia Cleantech Exchange (IACX) is seeking collaborations with Australian researchers interested in exploring India’s booming cleantech market.
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News 18 Oct 22

Australia to revitalise science priorities

The Australian Government has announced plans to refresh the nation's science and research priorities.
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News 06 Oct 22

Deakin announces first Indian government-university-industry partnership

Deakin University and the Indian Government announce first-of-its-kind government-university-industry partnership.

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News 05 Oct 22

Applications now open: Australia India Research Students Fellowships

Applications for the new Australia India Research Students Fellowship (AIRS Fellowship) program are now open.
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News 30 Sep 22

Australia India Business Exchange delegation

Universities Australia joined industry leaders on a visit to India to strengthen and increase trade and investment links between the two countries.
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News 28 Sep 22

Researcher Spotlight: Xavier Conlan

This month, we meet Associate Professor Xavier Conlan, Associate Head of School (Research and Industry Engagement) at Deakin University in Victoria, Australia.
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News 26 Sep 22

Sydney-India partnership fosters joint research projects

University of Sydney partners with Tata Consultancy Services
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News 22 Sep 22

UQ–IITD Academy of Research celebrates 100th PhD

The UQ–IITD Academy of Research celebrates the enrolment of its 100th PhD student.
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News 16 Sep 22

Launch: Disability-inclusive virtual healthcare project

A collaborative project that aims to expand accessible virtual care in India and Australia has been launched in New Delhi.
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News 16 Sep 22

University of Melbourne and University of Madras sign memorandum of understanding in India

The University of Melbourne has signed a new memorandum of understanding with the University of Madras in India.
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News 15 Sep 22

Future-proofing mango production

New research aims to identify the needs of one of India's and Australia's most loved fruits – mangoes. 
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News 13 Sep 22

Virtual Healthcare: Towards an Inclusive Future

Watch a recording of a hybrid symposium on the future of inclusive digital health in Australia and India.
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News 08 Sep 22

Australia-India energy consortium: Driving the hydrogen revolution

A new Australia-India strategic partnership will co-develop innovative solutions under the broad theme of ‘Energy’.
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News 07 Sep 22

Australia India Leadership Dialogue

Over 100 business, academic and government leaders from Australia and India converged in Delhi this month for the Australia India Leadership Dialogue.
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News 29 Aug 22

Deakin University on-campus research scholarships

Applications are now open for Indian students to pursue higher degrees by research in Victoria, Australia
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News 22 Aug 22

ARCH-India formally launches

ARCH-India formally launches at the Australia India Ministerial Education Council.
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News 15 Aug 22

Researcher Spotlight: Kiran Shinde

This month, we meet Dr. Kiran Shinde, the convener of the Community Planning and Development Program at La Trobe University in Victoria.
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News 15 Aug 22

Australia-India Council grant recipients

The 2022 Australia-India Council grant recipients announced.
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News 15 Aug 22

Watch: Celebrating 75 years of India's independence

A series of new videos highlight the contributions of Australia’s Indian diaspora to the sciences. 
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News 12 Aug 22

University of Wollongong to open Indian teaching base

The University of Wollongong (UOW) is on track to be the first Australian university with a teaching base in India.
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News 21 Jul 22

Researcher Spotlight: Dibbendu Roy

This month, we meet Dibbendu Roy, a Research Associate working on future generations of mobile wireless communication systems.
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News 18 Jul 22

Australia, India research critical minerals recovery

Australia and India partner to research advanced recovery of rare earth elements and battery materials.
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News 15 Jul 22

How India and Australia are navigating online learning

A recording of a joint Australia-India online seminar exploring 'The Future of the University' is now available.
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News 12 Jul 22
Minister Joshi during his tour of the Australian Resources Research Centre. Source: Twitter

Australia, India enhance clean energy cooperation

Australia and India have committed to boost cooperation in the shift to clean energy.
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News 11 Jul 22

EOI: Australia-India Energy Centre partners

The Australia-India Energy Centre is seeking university, institutional and R&D partners.
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News 07 Jul 22

How quantum physics can help solve India’s water crisis

Water scarcity in India is an ongoing challenge – but could advances in quantum physics be part of the solution?
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News 20 Jun 22

Researcher Spotlight: Adrian Athique

This month, we meet Adrian Athique – Associate Professor and Program Leader in Cultural Studies at the University of Queensland.
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News 20 Jun 22

Watch: Water and food security workshops

Recordings and report now available: A series of workshops on water resources management between Australia and India.
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News 12 Jun 22

The Albanese Government Reaffirms a Robust Australia-India Comprehensive Strategic Partnership in the Indo-Pacific

The India-Australia bilateral relationship has advanced significantly over the past few years. Richard Marles’ visit suggests that trend is unlikely to change under the Albanese government.
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News 31 May 22

Researcher Spotlight: Lavanya Gupta

This month, we meet Tata Institute of Social Sciences' Senior Research Fellow Lavanya Gupta.
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News 06 May 22

Australian-Indian research collaborations in humanities

New report finds India is one of the most promising countries in Asia for collaboration in the humanities.
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News 27 Apr 22

New Australia-India PhD program

A new PhD program promotes science and technology innovation in Australia and India.
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News 26 Apr 22

Deakin Symbiosis Women Entrepreneurship Research Alliance

A new alliance is empowering women entrepreneurs in India and Australia.
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News 26 Apr 22

Researcher Spotlight: Jagjit Plahe

Get to know the people involved in ARCH-India. From senior experts to early career researchers, learn about their careers, what makes them tick, and how they are collaborating. This month, we meet Monash University’s Associate Professor of International Political Economy Jagjit Plahe.
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News 22 Apr 22

Australia-India cooperation in disability 

Australia and India progress cooperation in the field of disability.
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News 22 Apr 22

New centre for India Australia studies

The launch of a new centre in Pune is set to strengthen India-Australia research cooperation.
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News 08 Apr 22

Historic Australia-India trade deal

What the Australia-India Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement means for research collaboration.
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News 24 Mar 22
Australia India Institute CEO Lisa Singh and Federal Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Dan Tehan at the launch of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s India Economic Strategy Update.

Investing in the bilateral relationship

The Australian Government has launched two landmark publications: the 'Update to the India Economic Strategy to 2035' and the 'Australia's Indian Diaspora, a national asset' report.
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News 10 Mar 22

Australia and India: turning rhetoric into policy

In the last 12 months the Australian Government’s focus on India has been the strongest since 2015, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Australia and Tony Abbott was Prime Minister.
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News 02 Dec 21

India Young Water Professional Program launched

Water is a key priority area of collaboration between India and Australia.
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News 13 Apr 21

Forum to consider the AIC and AISRF grant schemes

Catch-up on this informative webinar that explores how to prepare successful AISRF and AIC grant applications.
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News 22 Mar 21

Deepening Partnerships in Disability Between Victoria and India

The Australia India Institute's 'Very short policy brief' series examines key questions facing Australia and India with in-depth analysis, clarity and policy relevance. This report examines opportunities for deepening partnerships between Victoria and India in disability.
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