Young researchers to benefit from French Scholarship

2014-02-19 22:30:47 | Al Muslim News
Young researchers to benefit from French Scholarship


Research in Australia and France will receive a boost today with the launch of an exciting bilateral scholarship. The Ambassador of France to Australia, His Excellency Mr Stéphane Romatet visited the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) to sign an agreement with Dr Adi Paterson, ANSTO’s CEO. The result will be a scholarship between ANSTO and the French Embassy, known as the Scholarship ANSTO - French Embassy or SAFE program. Dr Paterson welcomed the new agreement. “This agreement will not only create fantastic opportunities for scholarship holders, but is of strategic importance, and will also strengthen our collaborations with research organisations in France,” said Dr Paterson. His Excellency Mr Romatet said the agreement reflects the high priority France is placing on international scientific and research cooperation. “Australia and France are both leaders in science excellence and I believe that this scholarship will provide a valuable opportunity to advance research in both countries” says His Excellency Mr Romatet..

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