UNIVERSITAS AIRLANGGA NEWS – After hosting ASEA-UNINET Joint Program for Inbound Staff Mobility last September, Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR) held another meeting with lecturer representatives from several domestic and international universities, members of ASEA-UNINET, on Tuesday, December 17 in Kahuripan Room, 3rd Floor Management Building, Campus C UNAIR.
The meeting discussed the collaboration between ASEA-UNINET member universities, especially in collaborative research or joint research. All members of ASEA-UNINET will collaborate to conduct joint researches.
Prof., Ir. Moch Amin Alamsjah M.Si., Ph.D. as UNAIR Vice-Rector III explained that there will be eight researchers who will conduct collaborative research with UNAIR. The researchers come from Universiti Teknologi MARA, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Burapha University, and also Bandung Institute of Technology.
In the meeting, the lecturers who will conduct research together with UNAIR lecturers and students were welcomed by Prof. Amin. They made introduction and presented their research results. He hoped that the research teams from various universities will be able to work well together with UNAIR.
“Hopefully, we can collaborate with eight researchers sent by several universities,” said Prof. Amin
In an effort to achieve Top 500 World Universities, he explained that UNAIR paid great concern with several programs related to international recognition, one of them is the joint research and joint publication.
“From the collaborative research program with researchers, we hope that there will be a lot of citations from the publication and will automatically increase the researchers’ h-index at UNAIR as well, which is very influential for UNAIR to reach the Top 500 universities, “he concluded. (*)