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PU, UK varsity ink MoU
PU, UK varsity ink MoU


LAHORE: (Thursday, November 7, 2019): Punjab University School of Biological Sciences (SBS) and The Rosalind Franklin Institute (RFI), Harwell Campus, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop scientific relationship relating to designing enzymes for improved properties and multi-functional activities for commercial activities. In this regard, the MoU signing ceremony was held at Vice Chancellor’s office. PU Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad Akhtar, RFI Director Prof Dr James A. Naismith, SBS Director Prof Dr Waheed Akhtar, PU External Linkages Director Sobia Khuram and others were present on the occasion.

According to MoU, both the institutions agreed to exchange scientific information and scientific materials, arrange personnel visits, share cost of various academic activities etc. Both the institutions would also extend cooperation for cooperative research as such clearly beneficial activities may require specific arrangements in particular with respect to financing. PU VC Prof Niaz Ahmed thanked Prof Dr James Naismith and said that the agreement would provide a good opportunity for the researchers to exchange knowledge and experiences.