Bhubaneswar, Nov 24: Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA), the multi-disciplinary Deemed to be University here, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Makerere University at Kampala, Uganda, for a variety of activities including knowledge transfer through development of collaborative research projects.
The two universities would conduct joint academic, scientific and cross-cultural activities and organize short and long term exchange of research and teaching personnel as also students besides exchanging publication and other materials of common interest. Makerere is ranked as the fifth-best university in Africa.
The MoU was signed by Prof. Barnabas Nawange, Vice-Chancellor of Makerere University and Prof. Pradipta Kumar Nanda, Pro-Vice Chancellor of SOA recently. Prof. Nachieketa K. Sharma, Director, University Outreach Program of SOA, who will be the Coordinator for the university, visited Makerere University in Kampala recently when the documents were signed.