Iran-Australia joint water research center planned
EghtesadOnline: Sharif University of Technology officials and a number of Australian scientists reached an agreement on setting up joint water research center.
A seven-member team from Melbourne University comprising specialists and scientists arrived in Tehran to explore avenues for cooperation with Sharif University of Technology on Iranian water crisis.
Joint meeting between Australian scientists and chancellor and instructors of the Iranian university took place on Sunday, reports IRNA.
Both sides reviewed cooperation on water by the water research center and cooperation on other areas.
Meanwhile, a workshop was held in Tehran prior to the visit of the Australian academic team is to Orumiyeh lake.
Establishment of Australia-China Science and Research Fund (ACSRF) is among the areas of cooperation with the visiting delegation.
ACSRF supports strategic sciences, technology and modern cooperation between the two countries.
The entity is involved in setting up joint research centers, academic symposiums and exchange of young scientists between the two countries