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Biotech visiting Professor

ASC proudly announces the visit of Professor Colin Barrow from Deakin University.

Date: 05/30/2017

Colin BarrowProfessor Colin Barrow, Chair of Biotechnology and Director of the Centre for Chemistry and Biotechnology (CCB) at Deakin University will be arriving in Montevideo on the 23rd May.

During his visit Prof. Barrow will visit the Research and Innovation Biotechnology Centre at Universidad ORT hosted by ORT member Dr. Lorena Betancor, Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Dr. Betancor and her team will be working with Prof Barrow on possible projects and joint research as well as planning a common Co-Directed PHD program between Deakin University and Universidad ORT.

We are glad to invite all students and faculty interested in attending Dr. Barrow’s conference on “Nano-Biotechnology for Food, Agriculture and Bioremediation” to be held on the 25th May at ORT Auditorium, City Centre Campus at 6 pm.

ASC’s main objectives

ASC’s main objectives

  • To organize conferences, seminars and roundtables about Australian current issues and their relationship with the region.

  • To promote overseas study and student exchange programs.

  • To promote academic cooperation with Australian universities, in particular faculty exchange programs and activities in support of the Uruguayan postgraduate system.

  • To develop courses on Australian history, politics, international relations, economics, business, society, education, culture, literature, sustainability and environmental topics.

  • To develop comparative research projects between Australia and the region.

Senator the Hon Stephen Parry, President of the Australian Senate, visitied the Australian Studies Centre on Monday, 5th June.

Executive board member receives an international entrepreneurship award

Dr. Nicolás Gambetta received the “COALAR Australia Latin America Young Entrepreneur Award from the Council on Australia Latin America Relations.

ASC receives Professor Colin Barrow from Deakin University

The Australian Studies Centre received its first visiting professor, Colin Barrow, Chair of Biotechnology at Deakin University.

Professor Thiomir Ancev from the University of Sydney visited the Australian Studies Centre (ASC) from 12th to the 18th June.