UNESCO-IUGS series of lectures conclude at Kashmir University

Srinagar, Mar 9:  United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) series of lectures on Isotope Geology and Crustal Evolution organized by the Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Kashmir concluded here on Friday.
 The week-long series and interactive sessions by the eminent Finnish scientists from the University of Helsinki was part of the University’s ongoing initiatives to network with the international agencies to promote research and academics at the KU.  Dr Matti Kurhila of Helsinki University and Dr Jaana Halla, Professor and Coordinator of the Finnish Museum for Natural History delivered a series of lectures to students and research scholars.
 Vice-Chancellor, KU, Prof Talat Ahmad, Head Department of Geology, Prof Shakil A Romshoo and other faculty members of the Department also participated in the lecture series and interactive sessions.
 While interacting with the participants, Prof Talat said that a larger group of 37 Earth Scientists from Finland are visiting the University and shall be conducting joint field studies with the faculty and Research Scholars of the Geology Department in the Kashmir, Kargil and Ladakh regions.

Lastupdate on : Fri, 9 Mar 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Fri, 9 Mar 2012 18:30:00 GMT
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